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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 233 225 223
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1273 1658 1607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.42% 1.54% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.60% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1409 1276
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%

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
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -16 1151 £36,000 +1.40% 132
South East +18 252 £36,250 +3.57% 16
London -85 223 £43,597 -3.11% 38
Yorkshire +25 165 £37,500 +10.29% 16
South West +37 137 £32,500 - 19
West Yorkshire +33 135 £40,000 +14.28% 16
East of England +44 125 £35,000 - 9
North West -57 106 £32,500 -2.98% 19
Leeds +36 104 £37,500 +10.29% 13
Surrey +9 101 £40,000 +6.66% 1
West Midlands -30 88 £31,000 -4.61% 9
Hertfordshire +67 85 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Wales +11 76 £32,500 +8.33% 6
South Wales +12 70 £32,500 +3.17% 6
Manchester -61 52 £32,500 -4.41% 10
East Midlands -7 49 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Gloucestershire -8 49 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Cardiff +11 47 £32,500 - 5
Birmingham -10 47 £36,500 +4.28% 4
Bradford +16 40 £40,000 +11.11%
East Sussex +60 38 £31,500 -16.00% 2
City of London -26 37 £52,500 +16.66% 11
Somerset +35 33 £32,500 +18.18%
Hampshire +3 33 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Cheshire +3 33 £34,156 +1.95% 3
Guildford +19 30 £29,000 -35.55%
Brighton +53 28 £33,750 -10.00% 1
Watford +16 28 £35,000 -5.40% 2
Nottinghamshire +5 26 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Nottingham -1 26 £40,000 +11.11% 1

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 1469 (56.26%) Agile Software Development
2 982 (37.61%) Selenium
3 896 (34.32%) QA
4 878 (33.63%) Test Scripting
5 871 (33.36%) SQL
6 842 (32.25%) ISEB
7 769 (29.45%) Finance
8 740 (28.34%) ISTQB
9 626 (23.98%) Software Testing
10 584 (22.37%) Manual Testing
11 533 (20.41%) Test Automation
12 531 (20.34%) User Acceptance Testing
13 479 (18.35%) Regression Testing
14 470 (18.00%) Automated Testing
15 466 (17.85%) C#
15 466 (17.85%) Java
16 463 (17.73%) Automation Testing
17 456 (17.46%) Scrum
18 421 (16.12%) Microsoft
19 416 (15.93%) JIRA
20 409 (15.66%) SDLC
21 331 (12.68%) .NET
22 329 (12.60%) Functional Testing
23 328 (12.56%) Cucumber
24 321 (12.29%) BDD
25 315 (12.06%) WebDriver
26 314 (12.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
27 299 (11.45%) Team Foundation Server
28 276 (10.57%) Test Strategy
29 250 (9.57%) Non-Functional Testing

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 67 (2.57%) Confluence
2 35 (1.34%) SharePoint
3 20 (0.77%) CMS
4 18 (0.69%) WebLogic
5 15 (0.57%) SAS
6 11 (0.42%) Drupal
6 11 (0.42%) MS Exchange
6 11 (0.42%) Skype for Business
7 10 (0.38%) WordPress
8 8 (0.31%) IIS
9 7 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.19%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.15%) CICS
11 4 (0.15%) Documentum
11 4 (0.15%) Jupyter
12 3 (0.11%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.077%) NetWeaver
13 2 (0.077%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.038%) Apache
14 1 (0.038%) MQSeries
Applications
1 169 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 70 (2.68%) MS Office
3 27 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.077%) Mingle
6 1 (0.038%) HipChat
6 1 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.46%) Postilion
3 10 (0.38%) Magento
3 10 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.34%) Shopify
5 6 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.19%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.15%) FastStats
8 3 (0.11%) Maximo
8 3 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.077%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.077%) CSG Singleview
9 2 (0.077%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.077%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.077%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.077%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.077%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.077%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (0.42%) SaaS
3 9 (0.34%) Basecamp
3 9 (0.34%) Office 365
4 5 (0.19%) G Suite
4 5 (0.19%) Slack
5 4 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.077%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.077%) Lucidchart
6 2 (0.077%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.038%) GitHub
7 1 (0.038%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.038%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 46 (1.76%) HTTP
2 32 (1.23%) HTTPS
3 21 (0.80%) Internet
3 21 (0.80%) LAN
4 20 (0.77%) WAN
5 15 (0.57%) ATM
5 15 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.42%) IP Telephony
7 7 (0.27%) 4G
8 6 (0.23%) FTP
8 6 (0.23%) SSH
9 5 (0.19%) DNS
9 5 (0.19%) Wireless
9 5 (0.19%) Wireshark
10 4 (0.15%) Firewall
10 4 (0.15%) Intranet
10 4 (0.15%) Skype
11 3 (0.11%) Diameter Protocol
11 3 (0.11%) LTE
11 3 (0.11%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (7.12%) SQL Server
2 52 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (1.26%) MySQL
4 31 (1.19%) Relational Database
5 26 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (0.88%) Oracle Database
7 20 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
8 16 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (0.54%) Big Data
10 12 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (0.42%) RDBMS
12 10 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (0.27%) Hadoop
16 5 (0.19%) DB2
17 4 (0.15%) MS Access
17 4 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 3 (0.11%) Cognos Report Studio
18 3 (0.11%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 982 (37.61%) Selenium
2 416 (15.93%) JIRA
3 328 (12.56%) Cucumber
4 315 (12.06%) WebDriver
5 299 (11.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 245 (9.38%) SoapUI
7 192 (7.35%) HP UFT
8 178 (6.82%) SpecFlow
9 144 (5.52%) JMeter
10 137 (5.25%) LoadRunner
11 125 (4.79%) Jenkins
12 113 (4.33%) Visual Studio
13 68 (2.60%) JUnit
14 48 (1.84%) Git (software)
15 40 (1.53%) NUnit
16 36 (1.38%) MSTest
17 35 (1.34%) Selenium IDE
17 35 (1.34%) TestNG
18 31 (1.19%) Maven
19 28 (1.07%) Appium
General
1 769 (29.45%) Finance
2 162 (6.20%) Banking
3 99 (3.79%) Retail
4 72 (2.76%) Telecoms
5 44 (1.69%) Marketing
6 43 (1.65%) Games
7 35 (1.34%) Investment Banking
8 33 (1.26%) Advertising
9 30 (1.15%) Legal
10 24 (0.92%) Back Office
10 24 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 19 (0.73%) Billing
12 18 (0.69%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.50%) Automotive
14 12 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.38%) Electronics
16 8 (0.31%) Law
17 7 (0.27%) Publishing
18 4 (0.15%) General Ledger
18 4 (0.15%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (12.68%) .NET
2 149 (5.71%) Web Services
3 125 (4.79%) HTML
4 121 (4.63%) SOAP
4 121 (4.63%) XML
5 83 (3.18%) REST
6 77 (2.95%) CSS
6 77 (2.95%) Gherkin
7 63 (2.41%) ASP.NET
8 23 (0.88%) .NET Framework
9 20 (0.77%) RESTful
10 19 (0.73%) JSON
11 14 (0.54%) J2EE
12 12 (0.46%) XSD
13 10 (0.38%) Node.js
14 9 (0.34%) Ajax
15 8 (0.31%) Hibernate
15 8 (0.31%) HTML5
15 8 (0.31%) JMS
15 8 (0.31%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 166 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (3.56%) Mobile App
3 84 (3.22%) Computer Science
4 57 (2.18%) Client/Server
5 42 (1.61%) Driving Licence
6 39 (1.49%) iPad
7 33 (1.26%) User Experience
8 29 (1.11%) Mathematics
9 24 (0.92%) Management Information System
10 20 (0.77%) Replication
11 17 (0.65%) Fixed Income
12 16 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (0.61%) Equities
13 15 (0.57%) Smart Meter
14 14 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 12 (0.46%) Contract for Difference
15 12 (0.46%) Derivative
15 12 (0.46%) Fintech
16 11 (0.42%) Mainframe
16 11 (0.42%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 151 (5.78%) Windows
2 126 (4.83%) Unix
3 104 (3.98%) Linux
4 85 (3.26%) Android
5 84 (3.22%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.50%) Windows 7
7 12 (0.46%) CentOS
8 11 (0.42%) Windows Server
9 10 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.31%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.23%) Windows NT
13 4 (0.15%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.077%) Solaris
14 2 (0.077%) VMS
15 1 (0.038%) AIX
15 1 (0.038%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.038%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1469 (56.26%) Agile Software Development
2 878 (33.63%) Test Scripting
3 626 (23.98%) Software Testing
4 584 (22.37%) Manual Testing
5 533 (20.41%) Test Automation
6 531 (20.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 479 (18.35%) Regression Testing
8 470 (18.00%) Automated Testing
9 463 (17.73%) Automation Testing
10 456 (17.46%) Scrum
11 409 (15.66%) SDLC
12 329 (12.60%) Functional Testing
13 321 (12.29%) BDD
14 276 (10.57%) Test Strategy
15 250 (9.57%) Non-Functional Testing
16 239 (9.15%) Waterfall
17 232 (8.89%) Defect Management
18 222 (8.50%) Performance Testing
19 220 (8.43%) TDD
20 197 (7.55%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 871 (33.36%) SQL
2 466 (17.85%) C#
2 466 (17.85%) Java
3 123 (4.71%) JavaScript
4 110 (4.21%) Python
5 71 (2.72%) C++
6 63 (2.41%) Ruby
7 44 (1.69%) Shell Script
8 40 (1.53%) VB
9 36 (1.38%) PHP
10 30 (1.15%) VB.NET
11 27 (1.03%) C
11 27 (1.03%) T-SQL
12 26 (1.00%) Perl
13 22 (0.84%) Bash Shell
14 17 (0.65%) VBScript
15 15 (0.57%) Groovy
15 15 (0.57%) PL/SQL
16 12 (0.46%) AWK
16 12 (0.46%) R
Qualifications
1 842 (32.25%) ISEB
2 740 (28.34%) ISTQB
3 314 (12.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 233 (8.92%) Degree
5 114 (4.37%) Security Cleared
6 67 (2.57%) SC Cleared
7 49 (1.88%) DV Cleared
8 12 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (0.23%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.11%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.077%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.038%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.038%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.038%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 896 (34.32%) QA
2 19 (0.73%) SDET
3 8 (0.31%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.31%) SLA
4 4 (0.15%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.038%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.038%) EMIR
5 1 (0.038%) GAMP
5 1 (0.038%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.038%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.038%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (0.46%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.15%) Docker
3 4 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (0.15%) RACF
3 4 (0.15%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (0.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 213 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.42%) SCCM
3 10 (0.38%) HP SiteScope
4 8 (0.31%) SCOM
5 4 (0.15%) AirWatch
5 4 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (0.15%) Puppet
5 4 (0.15%) Rancher
5 4 (0.15%) ServiceCenter
5 4 (0.15%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.038%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.038%) Control-M
7 1 (0.038%) Grafana
7 1 (0.038%) SCSM
7 1 (0.038%) StatsD
Vendors
1 421 (16.12%) Microsoft
2 200 (7.66%) HP
3 154 (5.90%) Oracle
4 40 (1.53%) SAP
5 32 (1.23%) Atlassian
6 14 (0.54%) VMware
7 13 (0.50%) IBM
8 12 (0.46%) Red Hat
9 11 (0.42%) NCR
10 10 (0.38%) Adobe
10 10 (0.38%) Charles River
10 10 (0.38%) Cognizant
11 9 (0.34%) CA Agile Central
11 9 (0.34%) Progress
11 9 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (0.34%) Sun
12 7 (0.27%) Citrix
13 6 (0.23%) Borland
13 6 (0.23%) Cognos
13 6 (0.23%) Informatica
Witney, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £28k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hove, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Marks Sattin
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyneside
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: £30000 Per Annum Up to £30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £26,621 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago