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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 209 205 226
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1531 1753 1378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.45% 1.48% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.57% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1417 1144
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +5.42%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -11 1386 £35,000 -2.77% 179
London -70 363 £44,500 +4.70% 53
South East -49 298 £38,000 +4.10% 33
Yorkshire +22 218 £34,000 - 18
South West +49 138 £32,000 -8.57% 23
North West +45 124 £32,500 +8.33% 22
Surrey +41 121 £40,000 -4.76% 10
West Yorkshire -15 120 £35,000 +2.94% 9
City of London -9 108 £42,500 -5.55% 23
Scotland +57 94 £35,000 - 20
East of England +16 91 £34,250 +5.38% 10
East Midlands +13 81 £35,000 +2.33% 10
West Midlands -9 62 £37,500 +19.04% 5
Bristol +15 59 £31,000 -11.42% 12
Edinburgh +48 56 £38,000 -2.56% 13
Manchester +27 56 £37,500 +15.38% 10
Leeds -42 56 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Hampshire -11 49 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Berkshire -54 48 £42,750 +17.12% 5
South Yorkshire +31 43 £35,000 +40.00% 2
North Yorkshire +46 42 £29,633 +3.97% 5
Bradford +7 41 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Gloucestershire +19 38 £33,000 -17.50% 2
Nottinghamshire +19 34 £35,000 +4.94% 7
Nottingham +15 34 £35,000 +4.94% 7
Guildford +23 33 £38,938 -18.02% 2
Cheshire +25 32 £30,000 - 5
Northamptonshire -3 28 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Birmingham -22 28 £41,250 +23.13% 1
South Wales -32 28 £29,129 -2.90% 2

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1549 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
2 1189 (36.39%) QA
3 1159 (35.48%) ISEB
4 1107 (33.88%) Finance
5 1055 (32.29%) SQL
6 1021 (31.25%) Test Scripting
7 898 (27.49%) Selenium
8 876 (26.81%) ISTQB
9 771 (23.60%) Software Testing
10 620 (18.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 584 (17.88%) Test Automation
12 562 (17.20%) Java
13 546 (16.71%) Automated Testing
13 546 (16.71%) Manual Testing
14 449 (13.74%) Scrum
15 413 (12.64%) C#
16 399 (12.21%) Degree
17 379 (11.60%) QuickTest Pro
18 377 (11.54%) SDLC
19 376 (11.51%) HP Quality Center
20 375 (11.48%) Microsoft
21 369 (11.29%) Automation Testing
22 367 (11.23%) WebDriver
22 367 (11.23%) Regression Testing
23 351 (10.74%) Test Management
24 349 (10.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 344 (10.53%) .NET
26 335 (10.25%) HP
27 328 (10.04%) Test Strategy
28 312 (9.55%) Banking

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 43 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 38 (1.16%) IIS
3 21 (0.64%) WebSphere
4 16 (0.49%) Confluence
4 16 (0.49%) WebLogic
5 12 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (0.34%) SAS
7 10 (0.31%) CMS
8 8 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.18%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.12%) Node.js
10 4 (0.12%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.092%) MTS
11 3 (0.092%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.092%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.061%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.061%) Apache
12 2 (0.061%) JBoss
Applications
1 220 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 103 (3.15%) MS Office
3 18 (0.55%) MS Project
4 15 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.061%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.061%) Mingle
7 1 (0.031%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 16 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.46%) Markit EDM
3 13 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
4 10 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
5 9 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
5 9 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
5 9 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (0.15%) CSG Singleview
6 5 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.12%) thinkFolio
7 4 (0.12%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.092%) LatentZero
9 2 (0.061%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.061%) BASE24
10 1 (0.031%) JDE OneWorld
10 1 (0.031%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 35 (1.07%) SaaS
2 13 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.12%) PaaS
4 4 (0.12%) GitHub
5 3 (0.092%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.061%) Trello
6 2 (0.061%) Office 365
6 2 (0.061%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.031%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.031%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.031%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.031%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.07%) Internet
2 15 (0.46%) DNS
2 15 (0.46%) HTTP
2 15 (0.46%) Wireless
3 14 (0.43%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.34%) DHCP
5 10 (0.31%) ATM
6 7 (0.21%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.18%) LAN
8 5 (0.15%) WAN
9 3 (0.092%) 3GPP
9 3 (0.092%) Broadband
9 3 (0.092%) Firewall
9 3 (0.092%) SSH
10 2 (0.061%) WebEx
10 2 (0.061%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.061%) ICMP
10 2 (0.061%) SMS
10 2 (0.061%) SSL
10 2 (0.061%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (8.23%) SQL Server
2 112 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
3 62 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 46 (1.41%) Big Data
7 41 (1.25%) Oracle Database
8 29 (0.89%) MySQL
9 20 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (0.58%) MongoDB
11 15 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (0.43%) Hadoop
12 14 (0.43%) DB2
13 13 (0.40%) NoSQL
14 12 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
14 12 (0.37%) RDBMS
15 9 (0.28%) NonStop SQL
16 7 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
17 6 (0.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 898 (27.49%) Selenium
2 379 (11.60%) QuickTest Pro
3 367 (11.23%) WebDriver
4 243 (7.44%) JIRA
5 218 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 188 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 157 (4.81%) Visual Studio
8 130 (3.98%) SoapUI
9 111 (3.40%) SpecFlow
10 102 (3.12%) JUnit
11 101 (3.09%) LoadRunner
12 82 (2.51%) JMeter
13 74 (2.27%) Jenkins
14 54 (1.65%) TestNG
15 43 (1.32%) Git (software)
16 39 (1.19%) TestDirector
16 39 (1.19%) Firebug
17 38 (1.16%) Eclipse
17 38 (1.16%) FitNesse
18 33 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 1107 (33.88%) Finance
2 312 (9.55%) Banking
3 226 (6.92%) Retail
4 112 (3.43%) Telecoms
5 54 (1.65%) Law
6 49 (1.50%) Aerospace
7 41 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 37 (1.13%) Games
9 36 (1.10%) Marketing
10 34 (1.04%) Legal
11 33 (1.01%) Retail Banking
12 30 (0.92%) Financial Institution
13 26 (0.80%) Billing
14 20 (0.61%) Manufacturing
14 20 (0.61%) Back Office
15 18 (0.55%) Advertising
16 13 (0.40%) Front Office
17 7 (0.21%) Publishing
18 6 (0.18%) Electronics
19 5 (0.15%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (10.53%) .NET
2 216 (6.61%) XML
3 147 (4.50%) HTML
4 146 (4.47%) Web Services
5 101 (3.09%) SOAP
6 81 (2.48%) CSS
7 50 (1.53%) ASP.NET
8 44 (1.35%) Gherkin
9 41 (1.25%) .NET Framework
10 32 (0.98%) REST
11 31 (0.95%) JSON
12 22 (0.67%) Middleware
13 19 (0.58%) RESTful
14 15 (0.46%) Ajax
14 15 (0.46%) WPF
14 15 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (0.43%) WinForms
16 13 (0.40%) J2EE
17 12 (0.37%) WCF
17 12 (0.37%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 286 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (3.40%) Computer Science
3 89 (2.72%) Mobile App
4 65 (1.99%) Client/Server
5 47 (1.44%) AS400
6 33 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 30 (0.92%) Mathematics
7 30 (0.92%) iSeries
8 27 (0.83%) N-Tier
8 27 (0.83%) Data Integration
9 25 (0.77%) User Experience
10 23 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 21 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
12 19 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (0.55%) SWIFT
14 17 (0.52%) Replication
15 16 (0.49%) Equities
16 15 (0.46%) Statistics
17 11 (0.34%) NHS
17 11 (0.34%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 276 (8.45%) Windows
2 145 (4.44%) UNIX
3 135 (4.13%) Linux
4 83 (2.54%) Android
5 81 (2.48%) Apple iOS
6 32 (0.98%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.31%) Mac OS
8 8 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.092%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.092%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.092%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.061%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.061%) Debian
13 1 (0.031%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.031%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.031%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1549 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
2 1021 (31.25%) Test Scripting
3 771 (23.60%) Software Testing
4 620 (18.98%) User Acceptance Testing
5 584 (17.88%) Test Automation
6 546 (16.71%) Automated Testing
6 546 (16.71%) Manual Testing
7 449 (13.74%) Scrum
8 377 (11.54%) SDLC
9 369 (11.29%) Automation Testing
10 367 (11.23%) Regression Testing
11 351 (10.74%) Test Management
12 328 (10.04%) Test Strategy
13 296 (9.06%) Performance Testing
14 283 (8.66%) TDD
15 276 (8.45%) BDD
16 225 (6.89%) E-Commerce
17 221 (6.76%) Test Planning
18 218 (6.67%) Waterfall
19 204 (6.24%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1055 (32.29%) SQL
2 562 (17.20%) Java
3 413 (12.64%) C#
4 156 (4.78%) JavaScript
5 95 (2.91%) Ruby
6 94 (2.88%) Python
7 61 (1.87%) T-SQL
8 57 (1.74%) VB
9 54 (1.65%) C
10 53 (1.62%) Perl
11 48 (1.47%) VBScript
12 44 (1.35%) PHP
13 38 (1.16%) C++
14 34 (1.04%) Bash Shell
15 33 (1.01%) PL/SQL
16 24 (0.73%) VB.NET
17 15 (0.46%) Korn
18 12 (0.37%) Shell Script
19 11 (0.34%) Groovy
20 10 (0.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1159 (35.48%) ISEB
2 876 (26.81%) ISTQB
3 399 (12.21%) Degree
4 349 (10.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 165 (5.05%) Security Cleared
6 116 (3.55%) SC Cleared
7 33 (1.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 23 (0.70%) DV Cleared
9 16 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
10 10 (0.31%) HND
11 5 (0.15%) CSQA
12 4 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 4 (0.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 3 (0.092%) APMP
14 2 (0.061%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
14 2 (0.061%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.061%) MBA
14 2 (0.061%) HNC
15 1 (0.031%) CCNA
15 1 (0.031%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1189 (36.39%) QA
2 18 (0.55%) FATCA
3 3 (0.092%) SLA
3 3 (0.092%) GAAP
3 3 (0.092%) HL7
3 3 (0.092%) DICOM
4 2 (0.061%) WCAG
4 2 (0.061%) WAI
4 2 (0.061%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.031%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.031%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.031%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
1 26 (0.80%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.46%) Hyper-V
2 15 (0.46%) vSphere
3 3 (0.092%) Firmware
4 2 (0.061%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.031%) Snort
Systems Management
1 376 (11.51%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.092%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.061%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.031%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.031%) Puppet
4 1 (0.031%) SCCM
4 1 (0.031%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.031%) nmon
Vendors
1 375 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 335 (10.25%) HP
3 270 (8.26%) Oracle
4 38 (1.16%) SAP
5 36 (1.10%) VMware
5 36 (1.10%) IBM
6 19 (0.58%) Charles River
6 19 (0.58%) Business Objects
7 16 (0.49%) Google
8 13 (0.40%) WorldPay
9 10 (0.31%) Telerik
10 9 (0.28%) Cognizant
11 8 (0.24%) Capita
11 8 (0.24%) ATG
12 7 (0.21%) Cisco
13 6 (0.18%) Sitecore
13 6 (0.18%) TSYS
13 6 (0.18%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.18%) Reuters
14 5 (0.15%) Remedy
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Life Insurance
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Life Insurance, 25 days hols
Posted: 4 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 8% pens, 25 days hols, insurance
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
AMsource Technology
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £280 - £340 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £18,000-£35,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago