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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 210 238 188
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1588 1340 1726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.41% 1.22% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.29% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1270 1058 1487
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
106313 103834 110138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88520 84369 94875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 2014 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 18 December 2014. 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
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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 +31 1455 £35,000 +2.94% 166
London +24 391 £42,500 -5.55% 53
South East +15 324 £36,500 +4.28% 27
Yorkshire +17 235 £32,500 +8.33% 30
North West -20 140 £30,000 +9.09% 14
West Yorkshire +7 136 £34,000 +9.67% 17
Berkshire +59 122 £37,500 -11.76% 3
South West +40 111 £31,500 -1.56% 14
East of England -1 98 £35,000 +16.66% 12
Leeds +3 95 £34,000 +8.80% 12
City of London +28 93 £42,000 -6.66% 27
Manchester -23 92 £32,000 +12.28% 8
Surrey 0 83 £35,000 -6.66% 11
Reading +46 81 £37,500 -11.76% 1
West Midlands +24 75 £32,500 +8.33% 6
North Yorkshire +48 66 £30,000 -11.76% 6
Scotland +35 59 £35,000 -7.89% 15
East Midlands +29 52 £32,500 +9.24% 4
Wales -19 45 £30,000 +3.44% 5
South Wales -4 44 £30,000 +7.14% 5
Bristol +45 39 £28,500 -13.63% 3
York +37 37 £28,500 -18.57% 3
Cambridgeshire +14 37 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Hampshire 0 36 £32,500 +1.56% 7
South Yorkshire 0 33 £27,500 +10.00% 6
Northamptonshire +14 31 £35,000 +60.91% 1
Cardiff +8 31 £28,815 +10.82% 3
Cheshire -10 30 £30,000 - 4
Northampton +7 29 £35,000 +60.91% 1
Sheffield -7 29 £27,500 +10.00% 3

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 1480 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1206 (36.13%) QA
3 1164 (34.87%) ISEB
4 1053 (31.55%) SQL
5 1010 (30.26%) Finance
6 972 (29.12%) Test Scripting
7 920 (27.56%) Software Testing
8 883 (26.45%) Selenium
9 740 (22.17%) Manual Testing
10 725 (21.72%) ISTQB
11 557 (16.69%) Automated Testing
12 552 (16.54%) HP Quality Center
13 514 (15.40%) User Acceptance Testing
14 468 (14.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 459 (13.75%) Java
16 458 (13.72%) Test Automation
17 446 (13.36%) Scrum
18 437 (13.09%) HP
19 414 (12.40%) QuickTest Pro
20 412 (12.34%) Microsoft
21 400 (11.98%) Regression Testing
22 394 (11.80%) .NET
22 394 (11.80%) Automation Testing
23 367 (10.99%) C#
24 363 (10.87%) Test Management
25 345 (10.34%) Degree
26 340 (10.19%) Test Strategy
27 316 (9.47%) Windows
28 315 (9.44%) WebDriver
29 311 (9.32%) Retail

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (1.20%) SharePoint
2 35 (1.05%) Confluence
3 27 (0.81%) IIS
4 19 (0.57%) WebSphere
5 16 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
6 14 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (0.39%) MS Exchange
8 12 (0.36%) WorkSite
9 11 (0.33%) Apache
10 8 (0.24%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.24%) CMS
11 6 (0.18%) JBoss
11 6 (0.18%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.12%) Drupal
12 4 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.12%) Liferay
13 3 (0.090%) WordPress
13 3 (0.090%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.060%) GlassFish
Applications
1 219 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 103 (3.09%) MS Office
3 19 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (0.48%) MS Project
5 7 (0.21%) Mingle
6 5 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
2 23 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.57%) Sentinel
4 16 (0.48%) JDE OneWorld
5 13 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
6 12 (0.36%) Markit EDM
7 8 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 8 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
7 8 (0.24%) LatentZero
8 7 (0.21%) Sophis RISQUE
8 7 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
8 7 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
8 7 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (0.090%) AWD
11 2 (0.060%) Temenos T24
11 2 (0.060%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.060%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 32 (0.96%) SaaS
2 9 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.18%) GitHub
4 4 (0.12%) Trello
4 4 (0.12%) PaaS
5 2 (0.060%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (0.060%) Force.com
5 2 (0.060%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.030%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 51 (1.53%) HTTP
2 49 (1.47%) Internet
3 22 (0.66%) TCP/IP
3 22 (0.66%) LAN
4 13 (0.39%) DNS
5 11 (0.33%) WAN
6 10 (0.30%) FTP
7 9 (0.27%) Firewall
8 7 (0.21%) Wireshark
9 4 (0.12%) SS7
9 4 (0.12%) ISUP
9 4 (0.12%) INAP
9 4 (0.12%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.12%) SMS
9 4 (0.12%) LDAP
9 4 (0.12%) ATM
10 3 (0.090%) SAN
10 3 (0.090%) LTE
10 3 (0.090%) 4G
10 3 (0.090%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 78 (2.34%) Relational Database
3 55 (1.65%) Oracle Database
4 53 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 50 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 24 (0.72%) NoSQL
9 22 (0.66%) RDBMS
10 20 (0.60%) MySQL
11 15 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
12 14 (0.42%) MarkLogic
13 12 (0.36%) Big Data
13 12 (0.36%) QlikView
14 10 (0.30%) DataStage
14 10 (0.30%) MongoDB
15 9 (0.27%) Data Mining
15 9 (0.27%) BusinessObjects XI
15 9 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
16 8 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 883 (26.45%) Selenium
2 414 (12.40%) QuickTest Pro
3 315 (9.44%) WebDriver
4 304 (9.11%) JIRA
5 229 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 222 (6.65%) Cucumber
7 167 (5.00%) Visual Studio
8 138 (4.13%) SoapUI
9 137 (4.10%) SpecFlow
10 104 (3.12%) LoadRunner
11 94 (2.82%) Git (software)
12 89 (2.67%) JMeter
13 79 (2.37%) JUnit
14 74 (2.22%) TestDirector
15 70 (2.10%) FitNesse
16 48 (1.44%) Jenkins
17 44 (1.32%) TeamCity
18 42 (1.26%) Subversion
19 41 (1.23%) Selenium IDE
20 40 (1.20%) eggPlant
General
1 1010 (30.26%) Finance
2 311 (9.32%) Retail
3 247 (7.40%) Banking
4 125 (3.74%) Telecoms
5 72 (2.16%) Aerospace
6 57 (1.71%) Law
7 54 (1.62%) Marketing
8 43 (1.29%) Retail Banking
8 43 (1.29%) Legal
9 31 (0.93%) Billing
10 27 (0.81%) Advertising
10 27 (0.81%) Back Office
11 23 (0.69%) Games
12 20 (0.60%) Investment Banking
13 17 (0.51%) Manufacturing
13 17 (0.51%) Military
14 16 (0.48%) Front Office
15 13 (0.39%) Publishing
16 11 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 394 (11.80%) .NET
2 248 (7.43%) XML
3 219 (6.56%) Web Services
4 171 (5.12%) SOAP
5 133 (3.98%) HTML
6 74 (2.22%) CSS
7 66 (1.98%) Gherkin
8 59 (1.77%) ASP.NET
9 56 (1.68%) .NET Framework
10 54 (1.62%) XSD
11 53 (1.59%) WSDL
12 47 (1.41%) REST
13 21 (0.63%) RESTful
14 20 (0.60%) Middleware
15 17 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
16 13 (0.39%) WinForms
17 12 (0.36%) JSON
18 10 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
19 9 (0.27%) WCF
19 9 (0.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 257 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (3.30%) Computer Science
3 99 (2.97%) Mobile App
4 69 (2.07%) Open Source
5 60 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 44 (1.32%) User Experience
7 43 (1.29%) Mathematics
8 37 (1.11%) Derivative
9 31 (0.93%) Client/Server
10 25 (0.75%) iPhone
11 23 (0.69%) Fixed Income
12 22 (0.66%) Equities
13 21 (0.63%) Statistics
14 20 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
15 19 (0.57%) N-Tier
15 19 (0.57%) Mainframe
16 18 (0.54%) AS400
17 17 (0.51%) iPad
18 14 (0.42%) New Media
19 13 (0.39%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 316 (9.47%) Windows
2 197 (5.90%) UNIX
3 130 (3.89%) Linux
4 71 (2.13%) Android
5 61 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 36 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 32 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (0.84%) Windows XP
9 17 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.39%) Mac OS
11 10 (0.30%) Solaris
12 6 (0.18%) AIX
13 4 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.090%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.060%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.060%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.030%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.030%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1480 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
2 972 (29.12%) Test Scripting
3 920 (27.56%) Software Testing
4 740 (22.17%) Manual Testing
5 557 (16.69%) Automated Testing
6 514 (15.40%) User Acceptance Testing
7 458 (13.72%) Test Automation
8 446 (13.36%) Scrum
9 400 (11.98%) Regression Testing
10 394 (11.80%) Automation Testing
11 363 (10.87%) Test Management
12 340 (10.19%) Test Strategy
13 304 (9.11%) Performance Testing
14 278 (8.33%) Test Planning
15 270 (8.09%) BDD
16 256 (7.67%) TDD
17 218 (6.53%) Integration Testing
18 202 (6.05%) System Testing
19 196 (5.87%) E-Commerce
20 177 (5.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1053 (31.55%) SQL
2 459 (13.75%) Java
3 367 (10.99%) C#
4 148 (4.43%) JavaScript
5 103 (3.09%) Python
6 79 (2.37%) Ruby
7 70 (2.10%) VBScript
8 55 (1.65%) Perl
8 55 (1.65%) C++
9 53 (1.59%) VB
10 43 (1.29%) C
11 42 (1.26%) T-SQL
12 38 (1.14%) PHP
13 34 (1.02%) Groovy
14 26 (0.78%) VB.NET
15 17 (0.51%) Shell Script
16 15 (0.45%) VBA
17 12 (0.36%) Scala
18 11 (0.33%) XPath
18 11 (0.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1164 (34.87%) ISEB
2 725 (21.72%) ISTQB
3 468 (14.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 345 (10.34%) Degree
5 161 (4.82%) Security Cleared
6 118 (3.54%) SC Cleared
7 31 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 10 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (0.21%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.12%) MBA
10 4 (0.12%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.12%) HND
10 4 (0.12%) CSQA
11 3 (0.090%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 3 (0.090%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 3 (0.090%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.030%) PhD
12 1 (0.030%) CISSP
12 1 (0.030%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1206 (36.13%) QA
2 11 (0.33%) GAAP
3 9 (0.27%) HL7
4 8 (0.24%) GAMP
5 7 (0.21%) SLA
6 4 (0.12%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.090%) FATCA
8 2 (0.060%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.060%) DICOM
9 1 (0.030%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.030%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.030%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (0.45%) Active Directory
1 15 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.18%) VirtualBox
3 4 (0.12%) NFS
4 3 (0.090%) Firmware
5 2 (0.060%) vSphere
6 1 (0.030%) KVM
6 1 (0.030%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 552 (16.54%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (0.45%) SCCM
3 13 (0.39%) Netcool
3 13 (0.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (0.18%) Control-M
5 5 (0.15%) Puppet
5 5 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.090%) Ansible
7 2 (0.060%) CA LISA
7 2 (0.060%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.060%) Nessus
7 2 (0.060%) CORE IMPACT
8 1 (0.030%) Nagios
Vendors
1 437 (13.09%) HP
2 412 (12.34%) Microsoft
3 197 (5.90%) Oracle
4 45 (1.35%) IBM
5 31 (0.93%) SAP
6 30 (0.90%) Citrix
7 24 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (0.57%) webMethods
8 19 (0.57%) StatPro
8 19 (0.57%) thinkFolio
9 17 (0.51%) VMware
10 15 (0.45%) Altiris
10 15 (0.45%) Informatica
10 15 (0.45%) Business Objects
11 14 (0.42%) Capita
12 13 (0.39%) Cognos
12 13 (0.39%) McAfee
12 13 (0.39%) Veritas
13 12 (0.36%) Interwoven
13 12 (0.36%) Atlassian
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Triple Seven
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Intapeople
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
LA International
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Ordnance Survey
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £19,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, Swindon
House of Fraser
Salary: £40,000 - £49,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday