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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 241 217 200
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1310 1676 1796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.34% 1.56% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.62% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1443 1439
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 £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,312 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.91% +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
94118 103558 110626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79197 85888 89230
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -24 1240 £35,000 - 154
London -15 311 £45,000 - 44
South East +20 273 £37,500 +7.14% 29
Yorkshire -3 160 £35,000 +7.69% 25
West Midlands +31 117 £32,500 - 12
East of England +9 109 £32,500 -13.33% 4
West Yorkshire 0 108 £35,000 - 22
South West -22 106 £35,000 +7.69% 21
North West -20 104 £32,202 -0.91% 14
Leeds +44 81 £33,750 -3.57% 17
Surrey +21 76 £40,000 - 5
Manchester -27 57 £30,500 -10.29% 11
City of London +9 52 £44,500 -1.11% 14
Hampshire +1 51 £33,500 +9.83% 5
Birmingham +1 50 £34,358 +5.71% 2
East Midlands -26 50 £30,500 -10.29% 1
East Sussex +42 49 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Suffolk +11 47 £30,500 -18.66% 1
Gloucestershire +8 45 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Brighton +40 42 £30,000 - 3
Berkshire +1 41 £41,000 +10.81% 3
Hertfordshire +13 36 £37,500 -13.79% 2
Ipswich +25 30 £30,500 -18.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 30 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Cheshire +20 27 £32,202 -0.91%
Nottinghamshire -14 27 £32,938 -5.89%
Nottingham -16 27 £32,938 -5.89%
Bradford -16 27 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Wales -39 26 £29,500 -6.34% 4
South Wales -33 25 £29,000 -7.93% 4

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 1499 (53.98%) Agile Software Development
2 1031 (37.13%) QA
3 1015 (36.55%) Test Scripting
4 989 (35.61%) Selenium
5 965 (34.75%) SQL
6 901 (32.45%) ISEB
7 890 (32.05%) Finance
8 786 (28.30%) ISTQB
9 714 (25.71%) Software Testing
10 595 (21.43%) Manual Testing
11 573 (20.63%) User Acceptance Testing
12 541 (19.48%) Java
13 540 (19.45%) Test Automation
14 522 (18.80%) Regression Testing
15 491 (17.68%) Automation Testing
16 475 (17.10%) Automated Testing
17 443 (15.95%) SDLC
18 442 (15.92%) Scrum
19 441 (15.88%) C#
20 429 (15.45%) JIRA
21 427 (15.38%) Microsoft
22 400 (14.40%) Functional Testing
23 395 (14.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 355 (12.78%) .NET
25 332 (11.96%) BDD
26 319 (11.49%) Test Strategy
27 309 (11.13%) WebDriver
28 306 (11.02%) Degree
29 303 (10.91%) Cucumber
30 276 (9.94%) Waterfall

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 (1.73%) Confluence
1 48 (1.73%) SharePoint
2 17 (0.61%) CMS
3 15 (0.54%) IIS
4 12 (0.43%) Drupal
4 12 (0.43%) MS Exchange
4 12 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (0.43%) Skype for Business
5 10 (0.36%) WebLogic
6 9 (0.32%) WordPress
7 7 (0.25%) SAS
8 6 (0.22%) Umbraco
8 6 (0.22%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.18%) Apache
9 5 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.14%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.14%) Xceptor
11 3 (0.11%) CICS
11 3 (0.11%) MQSeries
Applications
1 167 (6.01%) MS Excel
2 137 (4.93%) MS Office
3 21 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.14%) MS Project
5 3 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.072%) Maya
6 2 (0.072%) Mingle
7 1 (0.036%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 36 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.54%) CSG Singleview
3 9 (0.32%) Magento
3 9 (0.32%) Shopify
4 6 (0.22%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 6 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.18%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.18%) SAP FI
5 5 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.14%) FastStats
6 4 (0.14%) Maximo
6 4 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.11%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.11%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.072%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.072%) Primavera
8 2 (0.072%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.61%) SaaS
2 10 (0.36%) GitHub
3 9 (0.32%) Basecamp
4 7 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.25%) Office 365
5 6 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.14%) PaaS
8 3 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.072%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.036%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.036%) iTunes
10 1 (0.036%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.036%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.04%) HTTP
2 24 (0.86%) Internet
3 18 (0.65%) HTTPS
3 18 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 15 (0.54%) LAN
5 13 (0.47%) 4G
6 12 (0.43%) WAN
7 10 (0.36%) VoIP
8 9 (0.32%) 3G
8 9 (0.32%) Wireshark
9 8 (0.29%) 2G
9 8 (0.29%) Diameter Protocol
9 8 (0.29%) GSM
9 8 (0.29%) ISUP
9 8 (0.29%) LTE
9 8 (0.29%) SCCP
9 8 (0.29%) SIGTRAN
9 8 (0.29%) SS7
9 8 (0.29%) tcpdump
9 8 (0.29%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (7.71%) SQL Server
2 45 (1.62%) MySQL
3 40 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (1.44%) Oracle Database
4 28 (1.01%) Big Data
5 26 (0.94%) Relational Database
6 23 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (0.65%) Data Mining
10 16 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
11 13 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.25%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.22%) DB2
15 5 (0.18%) NoSQL
16 4 (0.14%) Oracle Database 10g
16 4 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
17 3 (0.11%) MS Access
17 3 (0.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 989 (35.61%) Selenium
2 429 (15.45%) JIRA
3 309 (11.13%) WebDriver
4 303 (10.91%) Cucumber
5 256 (9.22%) SoapUI
6 254 (9.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 247 (8.89%) HP UFT
8 156 (5.62%) JMeter
9 148 (5.33%) Jenkins
10 146 (5.26%) LoadRunner
11 129 (4.65%) SpecFlow
12 91 (3.28%) Visual Studio
13 77 (2.77%) Git (software)
14 68 (2.45%) NUnit
15 60 (2.16%) JUnit
16 53 (1.91%) Appium
17 39 (1.40%) Selenium IDE
17 39 (1.40%) Subversion
18 34 (1.22%) TeamCity
19 33 (1.19%) Hudson
General
1 890 (32.05%) Finance
2 190 (6.84%) Banking
3 127 (4.57%) Retail
4 92 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 72 (2.59%) Games
6 53 (1.91%) Marketing
7 43 (1.55%) Advertising
8 34 (1.22%) Billing
9 33 (1.19%) Legal
10 27 (0.97%) Law
10 27 (0.97%) Manufacturing
11 22 (0.79%) Front Office
12 19 (0.68%) Investment Banking
13 17 (0.61%) Automotive
14 15 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 14 (0.50%) Back Office
16 12 (0.43%) Local Government
17 11 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (0.40%) Retail Banking
18 10 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 355 (12.78%) .NET
2 182 (6.55%) XML
3 171 (6.16%) SOAP
4 162 (5.83%) HTML
5 140 (5.04%) Web Services
6 85 (3.06%) REST
7 80 (2.88%) CSS
8 61 (2.20%) ASP.NET
9 50 (1.80%) Gherkin
10 33 (1.19%) .NET Framework
10 33 (1.19%) RESTful
11 25 (0.90%) Node.js
12 22 (0.79%) J2EE
13 20 (0.72%) JSON
14 16 (0.58%) XBRL
15 13 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 13 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (0.47%) JMS
15 13 (0.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 224 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 127 (4.57%) Computer Science
3 114 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 52 (1.87%) Client/Server
5 42 (1.51%) Mathematics
6 35 (1.26%) User Experience
7 29 (1.04%) iPad
8 21 (0.76%) AS400
9 20 (0.72%) Driving Licence
10 19 (0.68%) Fintech
11 18 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 17 (0.61%) Online Games
13 16 (0.58%) Data Integration
13 16 (0.58%) Replication
14 15 (0.54%) Derivative
14 15 (0.54%) Management Information System
15 14 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (0.50%) Online Banking
15 14 (0.50%) Physics
16 12 (0.43%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 254 (9.15%) Unix
2 180 (6.48%) Windows
3 125 (4.50%) Linux
4 83 (2.99%) Apple iOS
5 78 (2.81%) Android
6 21 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (0.43%) Windows Server
9 11 (0.40%) Windows NT
10 10 (0.36%) CentOS
11 9 (0.32%) Solaris
11 9 (0.32%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.25%) Kali Linux
12 7 (0.25%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.25%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.14%) VMS
15 2 (0.072%) AIX
15 2 (0.072%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1499 (53.98%) Agile Software Development
2 1015 (36.55%) Test Scripting
3 714 (25.71%) Software Testing
4 595 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 573 (20.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 540 (19.45%) Test Automation
7 522 (18.80%) Regression Testing
8 491 (17.68%) Automation Testing
9 475 (17.10%) Automated Testing
10 443 (15.95%) SDLC
11 442 (15.92%) Scrum
12 400 (14.40%) Functional Testing
13 332 (11.96%) BDD
14 319 (11.49%) Test Strategy
15 276 (9.94%) Waterfall
16 273 (9.83%) Non-Functional Testing
17 265 (9.54%) Defect Management
18 242 (8.71%) TDD
19 240 (8.64%) Performance Testing
20 207 (7.45%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 965 (34.75%) SQL
2 541 (19.48%) Java
3 441 (15.88%) C#
4 134 (4.83%) JavaScript
5 96 (3.46%) Python
6 89 (3.20%) Ruby
7 69 (2.48%) Shell Script
8 63 (2.27%) VB
9 56 (2.02%) C++
10 53 (1.91%) VB.NET
11 39 (1.40%) C
12 37 (1.33%) Perl
13 36 (1.30%) PHP
14 31 (1.12%) PL/SQL
14 31 (1.12%) T-SQL
14 31 (1.12%) VBScript
15 30 (1.08%) Bash Shell
16 16 (0.58%) Scala
17 15 (0.54%) XPath
18 12 (0.43%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 901 (32.45%) ISEB
2 786 (28.30%) ISTQB
3 395 (14.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 306 (11.02%) Degree
5 119 (4.29%) Security Cleared
6 65 (2.34%) SC Cleared
7 47 (1.69%) DV Cleared
8 19 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 9 (0.32%) HP ASE
10 5 (0.18%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.18%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.11%) CISSP
11 3 (0.11%) HND
12 2 (0.072%) CEH
12 2 (0.072%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.072%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.072%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.072%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.072%) OSCP
13 1 (0.036%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1031 (37.13%) QA
2 21 (0.76%) SDET
3 7 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.18%) SEPA
5 4 (0.14%) SLA
6 3 (0.11%) FATCA
6 3 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.11%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.072%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.036%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.036%) EMIR
8 1 (0.036%) GAMP
8 1 (0.036%) HL7
8 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (0.65%) Hyper-V
2 16 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.14%) Docker
4 4 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.036%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 274 (9.87%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.43%) SCCM
3 10 (0.36%) HP SiteScope
4 9 (0.32%) SCOM
5 6 (0.22%) CA Service Virtualization
6 4 (0.14%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (0.14%) Nagios
7 3 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.036%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.036%) Control-M
8 1 (0.036%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.036%) SCSM
Vendors
1 427 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 272 (9.79%) HP
3 214 (7.71%) Oracle
4 65 (2.34%) SAP
5 28 (1.01%) IBM
6 20 (0.72%) Atlassian
7 19 (0.68%) Red Hat
8 16 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
8 16 (0.58%) VMware
9 11 (0.40%) Citrix
9 11 (0.40%) Cognizant
9 11 (0.40%) Rally
10 9 (0.32%) Adobe
10 9 (0.32%) Informatica
10 9 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.29%) Sitecore
12 7 (0.25%) CA
13 6 (0.22%) Borland
13 6 (0.22%) Cognos
13 6 (0.22%) Intel Security
North West
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + beenfits and bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £27500.00 - £36000.00 per annum + 20% bonus plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £325.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Up to £21,500 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stirling, Stirlingshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Up to £21,500 per annum Plus Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £18k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + + very attractive package
Posted: 4 days ago
East Riding
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + + very attractive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Cotterrall Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + employer only pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Great Package + benefits + car
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago