The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 202 197 215
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1646 1779 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.49% 1.49% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.58% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1408 1430 1220
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £50,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%

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
104266 112858 106109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.61% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85211 91758 88345
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,896 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 May 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 1515 £35,000 - 190
London -64 392 £44,500 +4.70% 67
South East -30 304 £38,000 +4.10% 32
Yorkshire +15 259 £34,000 - 18
North West +54 160 £32,500 +8.33% 20
West Yorkshire -23 133 £35,000 +2.94% 10
South West +30 127 £32,500 -11.44% 21
City of London +6 119 £44,250 +1.72% 31
East of England +19 107 £35,000 +6.06% 15
Surrey +29 102 £40,000 -5.88% 14
East Midlands +21 83 £35,000 +4.94% 7
Leeds -39 78 £34,000 -2.85% 5
Scotland +31 76 £35,000 -4.10% 21
Manchester +17 74 £35,000 +16.66% 9
West Midlands -24 67 £35,000 +16.66% 7
North Yorkshire +52 59 £29,500 -3.27% 3
Hampshire -7 55 £32,500 -7.14% 5
South Yorkshire +30 53 £35,750 +30.00% 3
Berkshire -57 50 £45,000 +23.28% 2
Bristol +1 46 £32,500 -13.33% 8
Gloucestershire +13 43 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Edinburgh +25 42 £38,000 +5.55% 14
Cheshire +28 40 £30,000 - 7
Nottinghamshire +31 39 £35,000 +2.33% 3
Nottingham +16 39 £35,000 +2.33% 3
Bradford +12 33 £40,000 +50.94% 4
Birmingham -19 32 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Essex +17 30 £40,000 - 3
Guildford +14 30 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Wales -23 29 £29,129 -1.25% 5

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title.

1 1535 (46.73%) Agile Software Development
2 1189 (36.19%) QA
3 1178 (35.86%) ISEB
4 1067 (32.48%) Test Scripting
5 1052 (32.02%) SQL
6 1049 (31.93%) Finance
7 901 (27.43%) Selenium
8 879 (26.76%) ISTQB
9 802 (24.41%) Software Testing
10 605 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 596 (18.14%) Test Automation
12 580 (17.66%) Manual Testing
13 559 (17.02%) Java
14 557 (16.96%) Automated Testing
15 442 (13.46%) Scrum
16 412 (12.54%) C#
16 412 (12.54%) HP Quality Center
17 403 (12.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 389 (11.84%) Microsoft
19 379 (11.54%) WebDriver
20 374 (11.39%) QuickTest Pro
21 372 (11.32%) .NET
22 371 (11.29%) Degree
23 368 (11.20%) Regression Testing
24 362 (11.02%) Automation Testing
25 356 (10.84%) Test Management
26 352 (10.72%) HP
27 325 (9.89%) Test Strategy
28 301 (9.16%) Banking
29 293 (8.92%) Performance Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (1.22%) SharePoint
2 23 (0.70%) IIS
3 20 (0.61%) Confluence
4 19 (0.58%) WebSphere
5 16 (0.49%) WebLogic
6 11 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (0.27%) SAS
8 8 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.21%) CMS
10 6 (0.18%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.12%) Node.js
11 4 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.091%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.091%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.061%) Apache
13 2 (0.061%) MTS
13 2 (0.061%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.030%) Lync
14 1 (0.030%) WorkSite
Applications
1 228 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 113 (3.44%) MS Office
3 23 (0.70%) MS Project
4 15 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.091%) Mingle
7 1 (0.030%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 21 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
1 21 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
2 16 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
3 13 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
3 13 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
3 13 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
3 13 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
4 12 (0.37%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.091%) CSG Singleview
7 2 (0.061%) BASE24
7 2 (0.061%) JDE OneWorld
7 2 (0.061%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.061%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.061%) Sophis RISQUE
8 1 (0.030%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 32 (0.97%) SaaS
2 19 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.091%) PaaS
6 2 (0.061%) Trello
6 2 (0.061%) GitHub
6 2 (0.061%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (0.061%) Office 365
7 1 (0.030%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.030%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.030%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.030%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.04%) Internet
2 20 (0.61%) HTTP
3 17 (0.52%) DNS
4 14 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.33%) Wireless
6 10 (0.30%) DHCP
6 10 (0.30%) LAN
7 9 (0.27%) WAN
8 7 (0.21%) ATM
8 7 (0.21%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.18%) Firewall
10 3 (0.091%) SSH
10 3 (0.091%) 3GPP
10 3 (0.091%) Broadband
11 2 (0.061%) ICMP
11 2 (0.061%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.061%) VoIP
11 2 (0.061%) SSL
11 2 (0.061%) WebEx
11 2 (0.061%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (7.12%) SQL Server
2 90 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
3 50 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 43 (1.31%) Oracle Database
6 41 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (1.04%) Big Data
8 30 (0.91%) MySQL
9 20 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (0.55%) MongoDB
11 17 (0.52%) Hadoop
12 13 (0.40%) NoSQL
13 12 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (0.33%) DB2
15 10 (0.30%) RDBMS
16 9 (0.27%) NonStop SQL
16 9 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
17 8 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
18 7 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 6 (0.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 901 (27.43%) Selenium
2 379 (11.54%) WebDriver
3 374 (11.39%) QuickTest Pro
4 265 (8.07%) JIRA
5 224 (6.82%) Cucumber
6 201 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 161 (4.90%) Visual Studio
8 134 (4.08%) SoapUI
9 114 (3.47%) SpecFlow
10 105 (3.20%) JUnit
11 100 (3.04%) LoadRunner
12 78 (2.37%) JMeter
13 72 (2.19%) Jenkins
14 52 (1.58%) TestNG
15 48 (1.46%) Git (software)
16 46 (1.40%) TestDirector
17 39 (1.19%) Eclipse
17 39 (1.19%) Firebug
18 37 (1.13%) FitNesse
19 35 (1.07%) NUnit
General
1 1049 (31.93%) Finance
2 301 (9.16%) Banking
3 252 (7.67%) Retail
4 103 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 63 (1.92%) Aerospace
6 48 (1.46%) Law
7 39 (1.19%) Investment Banking
8 38 (1.16%) Marketing
9 36 (1.10%) Legal
10 35 (1.07%) Games
11 30 (0.91%) Financial Institution
12 28 (0.85%) Retail Banking
13 26 (0.79%) Manufacturing
14 22 (0.67%) Advertising
14 22 (0.67%) Billing
15 18 (0.55%) Back Office
16 10 (0.30%) Military
16 10 (0.30%) Front Office
17 7 (0.21%) Publishing
18 5 (0.15%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 372 (11.32%) .NET
2 209 (6.36%) XML
3 146 (4.44%) Web Services
4 144 (4.38%) HTML
5 96 (2.92%) SOAP
6 71 (2.16%) CSS
7 50 (1.52%) ASP.NET
7 50 (1.52%) .NET Framework
8 41 (1.25%) Gherkin
9 34 (1.04%) JSON
10 27 (0.82%) Middleware
11 24 (0.73%) REST
12 19 (0.58%) RESTful
12 19 (0.58%) WinForms
13 18 (0.55%) Ajax
14 17 (0.52%) WPF
15 15 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (0.40%) WCF
17 12 (0.37%) DOM
17 12 (0.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 278 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (3.07%) Mobile App
3 99 (3.01%) Computer Science
4 88 (2.68%) Open Source
5 51 (1.55%) Client/Server
6 40 (1.22%) AS400
7 38 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 28 (0.85%) User Experience
8 28 (0.85%) Mathematics
9 27 (0.82%) N-Tier
10 24 (0.73%) Data Integration
11 23 (0.70%) iSeries
12 20 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
14 17 (0.52%) Statistics
14 17 (0.52%) Replication
14 17 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 15 (0.46%) iPhone
16 14 (0.43%) SWIFT
17 13 (0.40%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 271 (8.25%) Windows
2 154 (4.69%) UNIX
3 128 (3.90%) Linux
4 88 (2.68%) Android
5 87 (2.65%) Apple iOS
6 29 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 12 (0.37%) Mac OS
8 9 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.091%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.091%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.091%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.061%) Debian
12 2 (0.061%) AIX
12 2 (0.061%) Solaris
12 2 (0.061%) CentOS
12 2 (0.061%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1535 (46.73%) Agile Software Development
2 1067 (32.48%) Test Scripting
3 802 (24.41%) Software Testing
4 605 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
5 596 (18.14%) Test Automation
6 580 (17.66%) Manual Testing
7 557 (16.96%) Automated Testing
8 442 (13.46%) Scrum
9 368 (11.20%) Regression Testing
10 362 (11.02%) Automation Testing
11 356 (10.84%) Test Management
12 325 (9.89%) Test Strategy
13 293 (8.92%) Performance Testing
14 290 (8.83%) TDD
14 290 (8.83%) BDD
15 231 (7.03%) E-Commerce
16 224 (6.82%) Test Planning
17 217 (6.61%) Waterfall
18 214 (6.51%) Integration Testing
19 197 (6.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1052 (32.02%) SQL
2 559 (17.02%) Java
3 412 (12.54%) C#
4 156 (4.75%) JavaScript
5 93 (2.83%) Ruby
6 78 (2.37%) Python
7 57 (1.74%) VB
8 51 (1.55%) T-SQL
9 46 (1.40%) C
10 42 (1.28%) VBScript
11 41 (1.25%) Perl
12 38 (1.16%) C++
13 35 (1.07%) PHP
14 28 (0.85%) Bash Shell
15 27 (0.82%) PL/SQL
16 20 (0.61%) VB.NET
17 14 (0.43%) Groovy
18 12 (0.37%) Shell Script
19 11 (0.33%) PowerShell
19 11 (0.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1178 (35.86%) ISEB
2 879 (26.76%) ISTQB
3 403 (12.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 371 (11.29%) Degree
5 161 (4.90%) Security Cleared
6 115 (3.50%) SC Cleared
7 27 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 22 (0.67%) DV Cleared
9 15 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
10 11 (0.33%) HND
11 4 (0.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 4 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 3 (0.091%) APMP
13 2 (0.061%) HNC
13 2 (0.061%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
14 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.030%) PMP
14 1 (0.030%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.030%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1189 (36.19%) QA
2 17 (0.52%) FATCA
3 4 (0.12%) GAAP
4 3 (0.091%) HL7
4 3 (0.091%) DICOM
5 2 (0.061%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.061%) SLA
5 2 (0.061%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.030%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.030%) WCAG
6 1 (0.030%) WAI
6 1 (0.030%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 27 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 23 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.33%) Hyper-V
3 11 (0.33%) vSphere
4 2 (0.061%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.030%) Snort
Systems Management
1 412 (12.54%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.091%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.061%) Control-M
3 2 (0.061%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.061%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.030%) Puppet
4 1 (0.030%) nmon
4 1 (0.030%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 389 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 352 (10.72%) HP
3 256 (7.79%) Oracle
4 48 (1.46%) IBM
5 31 (0.94%) SAP
6 29 (0.88%) VMware
7 21 (0.64%) Business Objects
8 15 (0.46%) Google
9 13 (0.40%) Charles River
10 11 (0.33%) WorldPay
10 11 (0.33%) ATG
11 10 (0.30%) Telerik
12 9 (0.27%) Atlassian
13 8 (0.24%) Capita
14 7 (0.21%) hybris
14 7 (0.21%) Red Hat
15 6 (0.18%) Intershop
15 6 (0.18%) TSYS
15 6 (0.18%) Demandware
16 5 (0.15%) VocaLink
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Candidate Source
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-35k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, pension and health cover
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago