The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 242 225 208
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1327 1645 1742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.35% 1.49% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.55% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1161 1441 1429
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Test Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the UK.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 within the UK.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 1251 £35,000 - 160
London +10 366 £42,500 -3.40% 47
South East -10 237 £35,000 - 30
Yorkshire +3 172 £33,500 +1.51% 19
West Yorkshire +6 119 £35,000 - 15
West Midlands +41 114 £32,500 - 12
East of England +28 110 £35,000 - 11
South West -14 97 £40,000 +29.03% 14
North West +4 96 £32,202 -5.28% 13
Leeds +57 88 £32,500 -7.14% 14
City of London +1 54 £42,500 - 13
Manchester -11 54 £32,500 -7.14% 9
East Midlands -19 53 £30,500 -6.15% 9
Surrey -31 49 £38,750 -3.12% 6
Birmingham +2 44 £35,000 +7.69% 4
East Sussex +38 43 £44,250 +42.74% 7
Suffolk +9 41 £32,500 -2.98% 3
Gloucestershire +18 39 £42,500 +23.18% 5
Hampshire -14 38 £32,500 +8.33% 7
Berkshire -7 35 £42,250 +20.71% 4
Brighton +27 34 £30,000 - 5
Buckinghamshire +26 34 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Bradford -2 33 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Scotland -58 32 £34,000 -2.85% 6
Hertfordshire +8 30 £37,500 -13.79% 2
Wales -26 30 £30,500 -1.10% 3
South Wales -16 29 £30,250 -1.91% 2
Ipswich +19 28 £32,200 -14.13% 3
Bristol -15 28 £32,500 +4.83% 6
North Yorkshire +23 26 £32,000 +6.66%

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 1523 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1095 (37.31%) QA
3 1051 (35.81%) SQL
4 1024 (34.89%) Selenium
5 987 (33.63%) Test Scripting
6 946 (32.23%) Finance
7 940 (32.03%) ISEB
8 828 (28.21%) ISTQB
9 734 (25.01%) Software Testing
10 640 (21.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 636 (21.67%) Manual Testing
12 572 (19.49%) Regression Testing
13 565 (19.25%) Java
14 542 (18.47%) Test Automation
15 531 (18.09%) Automation Testing
16 522 (17.79%) Automated Testing
17 463 (15.78%) Functional Testing
18 460 (15.67%) Microsoft
19 448 (15.26%) C#
20 446 (15.20%) SDLC
21 444 (15.13%) Scrum
22 421 (14.34%) JIRA
23 386 (13.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 349 (11.89%) .NET
24 349 (11.89%) Degree
25 341 (11.62%) Test Strategy
26 338 (11.52%) BDD
27 320 (10.90%) WebDriver
28 319 (10.87%) Cucumber
29 306 (10.43%) HP Quality Center

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 39 (1.33%) Confluence
3 19 (0.65%) IIS
4 16 (0.55%) CMS
5 12 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (0.41%) SAS
6 9 (0.31%) Drupal
7 8 (0.27%) MS Exchange
7 8 (0.27%) Skype for Business
7 8 (0.27%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.20%) Apache
8 6 (0.20%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.17%) MQSeries
9 5 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.14%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.14%) WordPress
11 2 (0.068%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.068%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.068%) Xceptor
Applications
1 190 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 138 (4.70%) MS Office
3 24 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.14%) MS Project
4 4 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.068%) Maya
5 2 (0.068%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 34 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.51%) CSG Singleview
3 10 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.24%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 6 (0.20%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 5 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.17%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.17%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.14%) Magento
7 4 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.14%) Shopify
8 3 (0.10%) FastStats
8 3 (0.10%) Maximo
8 3 (0.10%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.10%) SAP Payroll
9 2 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.068%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 22 (0.75%) SaaS
2 11 (0.37%) GitHub
3 9 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.24%) PaaS
6 6 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.14%) Basecamp
7 4 (0.14%) Office 365
8 3 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.068%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.034%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 28 (0.95%) Internet
2 18 (0.61%) HTTP
3 16 (0.55%) 4G
4 15 (0.51%) LAN
4 15 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.44%) VoIP
6 12 (0.41%) WAN
7 10 (0.34%) HTTPS
8 9 (0.31%) 3G
8 9 (0.31%) SSH
8 9 (0.31%) Telnet
9 8 (0.27%) 2G
9 8 (0.27%) GSM
9 8 (0.27%) ISUP
9 8 (0.27%) SCCP
9 8 (0.27%) SIGTRAN
9 8 (0.27%) SS7
9 8 (0.27%) UMTS
9 8 (0.27%) Wireless
9 8 (0.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (8.38%) SQL Server
2 48 (1.64%) Relational Database
3 47 (1.60%) Oracle Database
4 45 (1.53%) MySQL
5 44 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (1.19%) Big Data
7 29 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (0.68%) Data Mining
11 19 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (0.37%) MongoDB
15 8 (0.27%) NoSQL
16 6 (0.20%) DB2
16 6 (0.20%) RDBMS
17 5 (0.17%) DbVisualizer
17 5 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
17 5 (0.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1024 (34.89%) Selenium
2 421 (14.34%) JIRA
3 320 (10.90%) WebDriver
4 319 (10.87%) Cucumber
5 290 (9.88%) HP UFT
6 249 (8.48%) SoapUI
7 247 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 159 (5.42%) JMeter
9 153 (5.21%) Jenkins
10 140 (4.77%) LoadRunner
11 120 (4.09%) SpecFlow
12 95 (3.24%) Visual Studio
13 84 (2.86%) Git (software)
14 69 (2.35%) NUnit
15 56 (1.91%) Appium
16 55 (1.87%) JUnit
17 33 (1.12%) Bugzilla
18 31 (1.06%) Hudson
19 30 (1.02%) Selenium IDE
19 30 (1.02%) TeamCity
General
1 946 (32.23%) Finance
2 185 (6.30%) Banking
3 138 (4.70%) Retail
4 90 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 69 (2.35%) Games
6 60 (2.04%) Marketing
7 48 (1.64%) Advertising
8 45 (1.53%) Law
9 33 (1.12%) Billing
10 30 (1.02%) Legal
10 30 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 27 (0.92%) Front Office
12 18 (0.61%) Investment Banking
13 17 (0.58%) Retail Banking
14 16 (0.55%) Back Office
14 16 (0.55%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.51%) Automotive
16 12 (0.41%) Local Government
17 10 (0.34%) Electronics
18 7 (0.24%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (11.89%) .NET
2 207 (7.05%) XML
3 180 (6.13%) SOAP
4 142 (4.84%) Web Services
5 131 (4.46%) HTML
6 72 (2.45%) REST
7 60 (2.04%) Gherkin
8 57 (1.94%) CSS
9 53 (1.81%) ASP.NET
10 35 (1.19%) RESTful
11 33 (1.12%) J2EE
12 26 (0.89%) .NET Framework
13 25 (0.85%) JSON
14 19 (0.65%) Node.js
14 19 (0.65%) XBRL
15 16 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 15 (0.51%) WCF
17 13 (0.44%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 252 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 134 (4.57%) Computer Science
3 104 (3.54%) Mobile App
4 48 (1.64%) Mathematics
5 37 (1.26%) Client/Server
5 37 (1.26%) User Experience
6 29 (0.99%) iPad
7 24 (0.82%) AS400
8 22 (0.75%) Fintech
9 21 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (0.55%) Data Integration
10 16 (0.55%) Derivative
10 16 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (0.55%) Online Games
11 15 (0.51%) Driving Licence
11 15 (0.51%) Smart Meter
12 14 (0.48%) Replication
13 12 (0.41%) EPoS
13 12 (0.41%) Management Information System
13 12 (0.41%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 277 (9.44%) Unix
2 206 (7.02%) Windows
3 145 (4.94%) Linux
4 65 (2.21%) Apple iOS
5 63 (2.15%) Android
6 26 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (0.61%) Windows Server
9 15 (0.51%) Windows 10
9 15 (0.51%) Windows 7
9 15 (0.51%) Windows 8
10 14 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (0.44%) Solaris
12 10 (0.34%) Kali Linux
13 9 (0.31%) Windows NT
14 8 (0.27%) CentOS
14 8 (0.27%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.14%) VMS
16 2 (0.068%) AIX
16 2 (0.068%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1523 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
2 987 (33.63%) Test Scripting
3 734 (25.01%) Software Testing
4 640 (21.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 636 (21.67%) Manual Testing
6 572 (19.49%) Regression Testing
7 542 (18.47%) Test Automation
8 531 (18.09%) Automation Testing
9 522 (17.79%) Automated Testing
10 463 (15.78%) Functional Testing
11 446 (15.20%) SDLC
12 444 (15.13%) Scrum
13 341 (11.62%) Test Strategy
14 338 (11.52%) BDD
15 286 (9.74%) Waterfall
16 284 (9.68%) Defect Management
17 272 (9.27%) Non-Functional Testing
18 261 (8.89%) System Integration Testing
19 246 (8.38%) Integration Testing
20 236 (8.04%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1051 (35.81%) SQL
2 565 (19.25%) Java
3 448 (15.26%) C#
4 131 (4.46%) JavaScript
5 113 (3.85%) Ruby
6 109 (3.71%) Python
7 73 (2.49%) Shell Script
8 64 (2.18%) VB
9 57 (1.94%) C++
10 52 (1.77%) VB.NET
11 43 (1.47%) C
12 40 (1.36%) Perl
13 38 (1.29%) T-SQL
13 38 (1.29%) VBScript
14 37 (1.26%) PHP
15 36 (1.23%) PL/SQL
16 33 (1.12%) Bash Shell
17 13 (0.44%) Scala
18 11 (0.37%) XPath
19 10 (0.34%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 940 (32.03%) ISEB
2 828 (28.21%) ISTQB
3 386 (13.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 349 (11.89%) Degree
5 118 (4.02%) Security Cleared
6 53 (1.81%) SC Cleared
7 46 (1.57%) DV Cleared
8 20 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 9 (0.31%) HP ASE
10 8 (0.27%) HND
11 3 (0.10%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.10%) CISSP
11 3 (0.10%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.068%) CEH
12 2 (0.068%) OSCP
12 2 (0.068%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.034%) ECDL
13 1 (0.034%) HNC
13 1 (0.034%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.034%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1095 (37.31%) QA
2 21 (0.72%) SDET
3 7 (0.24%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.24%) SLA
4 5 (0.17%) SEPA
5 4 (0.14%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.10%) FATCA
7 2 (0.068%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.034%) Basel II
8 1 (0.034%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.034%) EMIR
8 1 (0.034%) GAMP
8 1 (0.034%) HL7
8 1 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.034%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.034%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (0.55%) Hyper-V
2 13 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.14%) Docker
5 3 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.10%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.034%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 306 (10.43%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.27%) SCCM
3 7 (0.24%) HP SiteScope
4 6 (0.20%) CA Service Virtualization
5 5 (0.17%) SCOM
6 4 (0.14%) CA Wily
6 4 (0.14%) Nagios
7 3 (0.10%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.034%) Control-M
8 1 (0.034%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.034%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.034%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 460 (15.67%) Microsoft
2 298 (10.15%) HP
3 234 (7.97%) Oracle
4 76 (2.59%) SAP
5 39 (1.33%) IBM
6 22 (0.75%) Red Hat
7 16 (0.55%) PeopleSoft
8 15 (0.51%) Atlassian
9 13 (0.44%) VMware
10 11 (0.37%) Informatica
11 10 (0.34%) CA
11 10 (0.34%) Citrix
11 10 (0.34%) Cognizant
11 10 (0.34%) Rally
12 8 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.27%) Sitecore
12 8 (0.27%) WorldPay
13 7 (0.24%) Murex
14 6 (0.20%) Borland
14 6 (0.20%) Cognos
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: up to £35k + bonuses - Nottingham
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Capita ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k benefits & bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Diss, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 38k per year + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + 10%
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago