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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 207 238 187
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1595 1331 1711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.43% 1.22% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.29% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1043 1480
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 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £31,750 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+6.29% +0.79%

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
105270 103197 109388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.68% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 87760 83673 94207
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £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 22 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 22 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
(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 +30 1461 £35,000 +2.94% 147
London -8 389 £42,500 -3.40% 44
South East +15 330 £36,000 +2.85% 26
Yorkshire +20 241 £32,500 +8.33% 23
West Yorkshire 0 138 £34,000 +9.67% 13
North West -11 137 £30,000 +9.09% 14
Berkshire +71 122 £37,500 -11.76% 5
South West +44 109 £31,500 -1.56% 15
Leeds +1 96 £34,000 +9.67% 10
East of England -4 95 £35,000 +16.66% 8
City of London +29 93 £41,500 -7.77% 25
Manchester -21 90 £32,000 +11.30% 8
Surrey -6 86 £35,500 -8.97% 9
West Midlands +9 82 £32,500 +8.33% 7
Reading +37 80 £37,500 -11.76% 1
North Yorkshire +48 70 £30,000 -11.76% 6
Scotland +28 58 £35,000 -5.40% 15
East Midlands +34 51 £33,000 +11.86% 4
Wales -17 47 £29,129 -2.90% 4
South Wales -7 46 £29,129 +0.44% 4
Bristol +36 40 £27,000 -18.18% 7
Hampshire -10 38 £32,500 +5.69% 5
York +34 37 £28,500 -18.57% 3
Cambridgeshire +18 37 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Birmingham +13 33 £32,500 - 5
South Yorkshire -2 33 £27,500 +10.00% 4
Cardiff +6 32 £29,129 +12.03% 2
Northamptonshire +7 29 £35,000 +60.91% 1
Cheshire -5 29 £30,000 - 4
Buckinghamshire 0 28 £38,000 +11.76% 6

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 1484 (44.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1200 (35.92%) QA
3 1177 (35.23%) ISEB
4 1062 (31.79%) SQL
5 1014 (30.35%) Finance
6 976 (29.21%) Test Scripting
7 924 (27.66%) Software Testing
8 886 (26.52%) Selenium
9 740 (22.15%) ISTQB
10 738 (22.09%) Manual Testing
11 558 (16.70%) Automated Testing
12 546 (16.34%) HP Quality Center
13 515 (15.41%) User Acceptance Testing
14 474 (14.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 470 (14.07%) Test Automation
16 465 (13.92%) Java
17 451 (13.50%) Scrum
18 439 (13.14%) HP
19 412 (12.33%) Microsoft
20 411 (12.30%) QuickTest Pro
21 406 (12.15%) Regression Testing
22 391 (11.70%) Automation Testing
23 390 (11.67%) .NET
24 364 (10.89%) Test Management
25 362 (10.84%) C#
26 347 (10.39%) Degree
27 339 (10.15%) Test Strategy
28 317 (9.49%) WebDriver
28 317 (9.49%) Retail
29 312 (9.34%) Windows

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 34 (1.02%) Confluence
3 26 (0.78%) IIS
4 18 (0.54%) WebSphere
5 16 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
6 14 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (0.39%) MS Exchange
8 11 (0.33%) Apache
8 11 (0.33%) WorkSite
9 8 (0.24%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.24%) CMS
10 7 (0.21%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.18%) JBoss
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
1 217 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 103 (3.08%) MS Office
3 18 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (0.51%) 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 17 (0.51%) Sentinel
4 14 (0.42%) 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%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.060%) RiskWrite
11 2 (0.060%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 33 (0.99%) SaaS
2 10 (0.30%) 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
6 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.030%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 48 (1.44%) HTTP
2 46 (1.38%) 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
1 257 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 76 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 55 (1.65%) Oracle Database
4 52 (1.56%) 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 20 (0.60%) MySQL
9 20 (0.60%) RDBMS
10 15 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
11 14 (0.42%) MarkLogic
12 12 (0.36%) Big Data
12 12 (0.36%) QlikView
13 10 (0.30%) DataStage
13 10 (0.30%) MongoDB
14 9 (0.27%) Data Mining
14 9 (0.27%) BusinessObjects XI
15 8 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (0.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 886 (26.52%) Selenium
2 411 (12.30%) QuickTest Pro
3 317 (9.49%) WebDriver
4 303 (9.07%) JIRA
5 225 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 220 (6.58%) Cucumber
7 165 (4.94%) Visual Studio
8 145 (4.34%) SoapUI
9 139 (4.16%) SpecFlow
10 104 (3.11%) LoadRunner
11 94 (2.81%) Git (software)
12 92 (2.75%) JMeter
13 83 (2.48%) JUnit
14 71 (2.13%) TestDirector
15 69 (2.07%) FitNesse
16 48 (1.44%) Jenkins
17 45 (1.35%) TeamCity
18 41 (1.23%) Subversion
18 41 (1.23%) eggPlant
19 40 (1.20%) Selenium IDE
General
1 1014 (30.35%) Finance
2 317 (9.49%) Retail
3 262 (7.84%) Banking
4 127 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 79 (2.36%) Aerospace
6 56 (1.68%) Law
7 53 (1.59%) Marketing
8 45 (1.35%) Retail Banking
8 45 (1.35%) Legal
9 31 (0.93%) Billing
10 26 (0.78%) Advertising
11 25 (0.75%) Back Office
12 23 (0.69%) Investment Banking
13 22 (0.66%) Games
14 18 (0.54%) Manufacturing
15 17 (0.51%) Military
16 16 (0.48%) Front Office
17 12 (0.36%) Publishing
18 11 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
19 7 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 390 (11.67%) .NET
2 245 (7.33%) XML
3 216 (6.47%) Web Services
4 167 (5.00%) SOAP
5 132 (3.95%) HTML
6 74 (2.21%) CSS
7 65 (1.95%) Gherkin
8 58 (1.74%) ASP.NET
9 56 (1.68%) .NET Framework
10 54 (1.62%) XSD
11 53 (1.59%) WSDL
12 45 (1.35%) REST
13 21 (0.63%) Middleware
14 20 (0.60%) RESTful
15 15 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
16 12 (0.36%) WinForms
17 11 (0.33%) JSON
18 10 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
19 9 (0.27%) J2EE
20 8 (0.24%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 255 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 99 (2.96%) Mobile App
4 69 (2.07%) Open Source
5 59 (1.77%) Management Information System
6 43 (1.29%) User Experience
7 42 (1.26%) Mathematics
8 33 (0.99%) Derivative
9 30 (0.90%) Client/Server
10 25 (0.75%) iPhone
11 22 (0.66%) Statistics
12 21 (0.63%) Fixed Income
13 20 (0.60%) Equities
13 20 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (0.57%) N-Tier
15 17 (0.51%) AS400
15 17 (0.51%) Mainframe
15 17 (0.51%) iPad
16 14 (0.42%) New Media
17 13 (0.39%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 312 (9.34%) Windows
2 199 (5.96%) UNIX
3 129 (3.86%) Linux
4 72 (2.16%) Android
5 62 (1.86%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.05%) Windows 7
7 31 (0.93%) 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 1484 (44.42%) Agile Software Development
2 976 (29.21%) Test Scripting
3 924 (27.66%) Software Testing
4 738 (22.09%) Manual Testing
5 558 (16.70%) Automated Testing
6 515 (15.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 470 (14.07%) Test Automation
8 451 (13.50%) Scrum
9 406 (12.15%) Regression Testing
10 391 (11.70%) Automation Testing
11 364 (10.89%) Test Management
12 339 (10.15%) Test Strategy
13 307 (9.19%) Performance Testing
14 275 (8.23%) Test Planning
15 272 (8.14%) BDD
16 258 (7.72%) TDD
17 215 (6.44%) Integration Testing
18 202 (6.05%) System Testing
19 190 (5.69%) E-Commerce
20 179 (5.36%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1062 (31.79%) SQL
2 465 (13.92%) Java
3 362 (10.84%) C#
4 147 (4.40%) JavaScript
5 101 (3.02%) Python
6 80 (2.39%) Ruby
7 65 (1.95%) VBScript
8 54 (1.62%) Perl
8 54 (1.62%) C++
9 51 (1.53%) VB
10 42 (1.26%) T-SQL
10 42 (1.26%) C
11 38 (1.14%) PHP
12 34 (1.02%) Groovy
13 26 (0.78%) VB.NET
14 17 (0.51%) Shell Script
15 14 (0.42%) VBA
16 12 (0.36%) PL/SQL
16 12 (0.36%) Scala
17 11 (0.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1177 (35.23%) ISEB
2 740 (22.15%) ISTQB
3 474 (14.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 347 (10.39%) Degree
5 161 (4.82%) Security Cleared
6 118 (3.53%) SC Cleared
7 31 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 10 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (0.21%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.18%) HND
11 4 (0.12%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.12%) MBA
11 4 (0.12%) CSQA
12 3 (0.090%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 3 (0.090%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 3 (0.090%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 1 (0.030%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1200 (35.92%) QA
2 11 (0.33%) GAAP
3 8 (0.24%) GAMP
4 7 (0.21%) SLA
4 7 (0.21%) HL7
5 5 (0.15%) FATCA
6 4 (0.12%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.060%) DICOM
7 2 (0.060%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.030%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.030%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.030%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 16 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.18%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.12%) NFS
5 3 (0.090%) Firmware
6 2 (0.060%) vSphere
7 1 (0.030%) KVM
7 1 (0.030%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.030%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 546 (16.34%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.42%) 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
1 439 (13.14%) HP
2 412 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 196 (5.87%) Oracle
4 45 (1.35%) IBM
5 31 (0.93%) SAP
6 30 (0.90%) Citrix
7 22 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (0.60%) VMware
9 17 (0.51%) thinkFolio
9 17 (0.51%) webMethods
9 17 (0.51%) StatPro
10 15 (0.45%) Informatica
10 15 (0.45%) Business Objects
10 15 (0.45%) Altiris
11 14 (0.42%) Capita
12 13 (0.39%) Cognos
12 13 (0.39%) McAfee
12 13 (0.39%) Veritas
13 11 (0.33%) ATG
13 11 (0.33%) Interwoven
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Sogeti UK Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stirlingshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Good Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kirknewton, Midlothian
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
BIAARS
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago