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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 208 198 225
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1632 1824 1397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.49% 1.55% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.64% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1434 1484 1179
Average salary £35,000 £35,706 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.97% +2.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,700 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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
103195 111326 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.53% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85280 91269 85438
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
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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 -12 1459 £35,000 -4.10% 208
London -61 396 £44,000 - 71
South East -57 305 £37,500 - 37
Yorkshire +31 224 £33,750 -2.17% 19
South West +25 146 £30,000 -8.60% 18
City of London +2 133 £42,500 -5.55% 27
Surrey +36 128 £40,000 -5.88% 14
West Yorkshire -2 125 £35,000 - 13
North West +7 114 £34,000 +5.42% 26
East of England -1 110 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Scotland +76 108 £35,000 - 14
East Midlands +6 82 £32,500 - 10
West Midlands -23 67 £33,750 +0.74% 9
Bristol +3 65 £30,000 -6.25% 9
Edinburgh +48 63 £35,000 -14.11% 8
Manchester +16 59 £35,000 +6.06% 16
Leeds -58 53 £33,500 -4.28% 10
Hampshire -24 52 £30,500 -18.66% 2
South Yorkshire +38 51 £31,000 +12.72% 5
Berkshire -69 51 £37,500 -1.31% 7
Bradford +1 46 £40,000 +9.58% 1
South Wales -28 43 £30,842 +2.80% 6
Wales -35 43 £30,842 +2.80% 7
Sheffield +28 40 £31,000 +18.09% 3
Glasgow +27 39 £34,500 +0.72% 3
Nottingham +16 38 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Nottinghamshire +14 38 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Hertfordshire +12 34 £43,500 +8.75% 3
Birmingham -6 33 £37,500 +11.94% 2
Suffolk +9 32 £33,500 +3.07% 3

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 1645 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 1261 (37.44%) QA
3 1123 (33.34%) ISEB
4 1119 (33.22%) Finance
5 1057 (31.38%) SQL
6 1024 (30.40%) Test Scripting
7 961 (28.53%) Selenium
8 898 (26.66%) ISTQB
9 740 (21.97%) Software Testing
10 672 (19.95%) User Acceptance Testing
11 601 (17.84%) Java
12 597 (17.73%) Test Automation
13 583 (17.31%) Manual Testing
13 583 (17.31%) Automated Testing
14 466 (13.84%) Scrum
15 460 (13.66%) C#
16 454 (13.48%) Degree
17 409 (12.14%) Automation Testing
18 386 (11.46%) WebDriver
19 385 (11.43%) Regression Testing
20 383 (11.37%) Microsoft
21 380 (11.28%) SDLC
22 376 (11.16%) HP UFT
23 350 (10.39%) .NET
24 345 (10.24%) HP Quality Center
25 317 (9.41%) Test Management
26 309 (9.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
26 309 (9.17%) SQL Server
27 308 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
28 307 (9.12%) Test Strategy

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 45 (1.34%) SharePoint
2 44 (1.31%) IIS
3 17 (0.50%) Confluence
4 16 (0.48%) WebSphere
5 15 (0.45%) WebLogic
6 12 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (0.33%) SAS
8 10 (0.30%) CMS
9 8 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.18%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.18%) NetWeaver
11 5 (0.15%) Node.js
12 3 (0.089%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.089%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.089%) MTS
12 3 (0.089%) JBoss
13 2 (0.059%) Apache
13 2 (0.059%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 213 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 110 (3.27%) MS Office
3 15 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.36%) MS Project
6 2 (0.059%) FastStats
6 2 (0.059%) Mingle
6 2 (0.059%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.030%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 17 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.45%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.18%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.15%) CSG Singleview
5 5 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.12%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.089%) LatentZero
8 2 (0.059%) BASE24
9 1 (0.030%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.030%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.030%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.07%) SaaS
2 13 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.24%) PaaS
4 6 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.12%) GitHub
6 2 (0.059%) Trello
6 2 (0.059%) Office 365
6 2 (0.059%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.030%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.030%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.030%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.030%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.030%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.07%) Internet
2 20 (0.59%) HTTP
3 16 (0.48%) Wireless
4 15 (0.45%) DNS
5 12 (0.36%) DHCP
6 11 (0.33%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.30%) ATM
8 8 (0.24%) SAN
9 6 (0.18%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.15%) LAN
11 4 (0.12%) WAN
11 4 (0.12%) Firewall
12 3 (0.089%) SSH
12 3 (0.089%) FTP
12 3 (0.089%) Broadband
12 3 (0.089%) VPN
13 2 (0.059%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.059%) SSL
13 2 (0.059%) CTI
13 2 (0.059%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 128 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
3 72 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 59 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 52 (1.54%) Big Data
6 51 (1.51%) Relational Database
7 41 (1.22%) Oracle Database
8 30 (0.89%) MySQL
9 26 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (0.53%) MongoDB
12 15 (0.45%) RDBMS
13 14 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (0.39%) DB2
14 13 (0.39%) NoSQL
14 13 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (0.30%) Hadoop
16 9 (0.27%) Data Mining
17 7 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (0.21%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 961 (28.53%) Selenium
2 386 (11.46%) WebDriver
3 376 (11.16%) HP UFT
4 269 (7.99%) JIRA
5 240 (7.13%) Cucumber
6 179 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 143 (4.25%) Visual Studio
8 126 (3.74%) SoapUI
9 109 (3.24%) SpecFlow
10 106 (3.15%) LoadRunner
11 104 (3.09%) JUnit
12 92 (2.73%) JMeter
13 90 (2.67%) Jenkins
14 50 (1.48%) TestNG
15 49 (1.45%) Subversion
16 46 (1.37%) Git (software)
17 44 (1.31%) FitNesse
18 39 (1.16%) Maven
19 35 (1.04%) TestDirector
19 35 (1.04%) Firebug
General
1 1119 (33.22%) Finance
2 279 (8.28%) Banking
3 178 (5.29%) Retail
4 111 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 65 (1.93%) Law
6 47 (1.40%) Games
6 47 (1.40%) Marketing
7 42 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 32 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 30 (0.89%) Retail Banking
10 28 (0.83%) Legal
11 26 (0.77%) Billing
12 21 (0.62%) Manufacturing
12 21 (0.62%) Advertising
13 18 (0.53%) Back Office
14 15 (0.45%) Front Office
15 14 (0.42%) Aerospace
16 9 (0.27%) Electronics
17 7 (0.21%) Publishing
18 5 (0.15%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (10.39%) .NET
2 235 (6.98%) XML
3 160 (4.75%) HTML
4 154 (4.57%) Web Services
5 115 (3.41%) SOAP
6 95 (2.82%) CSS
7 63 (1.87%) ASP.NET
8 51 (1.51%) Gherkin
9 43 (1.28%) REST
10 34 (1.01%) .NET Framework
11 28 (0.83%) JSON
12 25 (0.74%) RESTful
13 19 (0.56%) Middleware
14 17 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
16 15 (0.45%) Ajax
17 14 (0.42%) Java EE
18 13 (0.39%) J2EE
19 12 (0.36%) WinForms
19 12 (0.36%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 308 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (4.16%) Computer Science
3 98 (2.91%) Mobile App
4 72 (2.14%) Client/Server
5 48 (1.43%) AS400
6 32 (0.95%) iSeries
7 31 (0.92%) Data Integration
7 31 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 28 (0.83%) Mathematics
9 27 (0.80%) User Experience
9 27 (0.80%) Management Information System
10 26 (0.77%) N-Tier
11 24 (0.71%) Equities
12 17 (0.50%) Derivative
12 17 (0.50%) Statistics
12 17 (0.50%) SWIFT
13 16 (0.48%) Replication
14 15 (0.45%) IVR
14 15 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (0.45%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 300 (8.91%) Windows
2 166 (4.93%) UNIX
3 152 (4.51%) Linux
4 81 (2.40%) Android
5 80 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 32 (0.95%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (0.21%) Windows Vista
8 7 (0.21%) Windows XP
8 7 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.089%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.089%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.089%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.059%) Debian
12 2 (0.059%) CentOS
12 2 (0.059%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1645 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 1024 (30.40%) Test Scripting
3 740 (21.97%) Software Testing
4 672 (19.95%) User Acceptance Testing
5 597 (17.73%) Test Automation
6 583 (17.31%) Manual Testing
6 583 (17.31%) Automated Testing
7 466 (13.84%) Scrum
8 409 (12.14%) Automation Testing
9 385 (11.43%) Regression Testing
10 380 (11.28%) SDLC
11 317 (9.41%) Test Management
12 307 (9.12%) Test Strategy
13 290 (8.61%) BDD
14 285 (8.46%) Performance Testing
15 274 (8.14%) TDD
16 241 (7.16%) Waterfall
17 223 (6.62%) E-Commerce
18 210 (6.24%) Test Planning
19 201 (5.97%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1057 (31.38%) SQL
2 601 (17.84%) Java
3 460 (13.66%) C#
4 181 (5.37%) JavaScript
5 115 (3.41%) Python
6 112 (3.33%) Ruby
7 77 (2.29%) T-SQL
8 65 (1.93%) VB
9 61 (1.81%) Perl
10 59 (1.75%) PHP
11 56 (1.66%) C
12 53 (1.57%) VBScript
13 42 (1.25%) C++
14 39 (1.16%) Bash Shell
15 36 (1.07%) PL/SQL
16 21 (0.62%) VB.NET
17 15 (0.45%) Shell Script
18 14 (0.42%) Korn
19 13 (0.39%) Groovy
20 10 (0.30%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1123 (33.34%) ISEB
2 898 (26.66%) ISTQB
3 454 (13.48%) Degree
4 309 (9.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 180 (5.34%) Security Cleared
6 120 (3.56%) SC Cleared
7 38 (1.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 23 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 15 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.15%) HND
10 5 (0.15%) CSQA
11 4 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 4 (0.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 3 (0.089%) APMP
13 2 (0.059%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
13 2 (0.059%) MBA
13 2 (0.059%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.059%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.030%) CISM
14 1 (0.030%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1261 (37.44%) QA
2 18 (0.53%) FATCA
3 4 (0.12%) EMIR
3 4 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.12%) MiFID
3 4 (0.12%) SLA
3 4 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.089%) WAI
5 2 (0.059%) WCAG
5 2 (0.059%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.030%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.030%) HL7
6 1 (0.030%) DICOM
6 1 (0.030%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.030%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.48%) Hyper-V
3 16 (0.48%) vSphere
4 4 (0.12%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.089%) Firmware
6 1 (0.030%) Snort
6 1 (0.030%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.030%) Docker
6 1 (0.030%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 345 (10.24%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.089%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.059%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (0.059%) SCCM
3 2 (0.059%) Puppet
4 1 (0.030%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.030%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.030%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.030%) nmon
Vendors
1 383 (11.37%) Microsoft
2 286 (8.49%) HP
2 286 (8.49%) Oracle
3 57 (1.69%) SAP
4 41 (1.22%) VMware
5 26 (0.77%) IBM
6 20 (0.59%) Charles River
7 19 (0.56%) Business Objects
8 18 (0.53%) WorldPay
9 17 (0.50%) Google
10 16 (0.48%) Capita
11 15 (0.45%) Citrix
12 11 (0.33%) Telerik
13 10 (0.30%) Cognizant
14 9 (0.27%) Red Hat
15 8 (0.24%) Tableau
16 7 (0.21%) Terracotta
16 7 (0.21%) Cisco
17 6 (0.18%) Sitecore
17 6 (0.18%) TSYS
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bedfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30k - £35k
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £29500 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fabric
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65 - £70 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000
Posted: 15 hours ago