The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 189 205 170
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1783 1491 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.52% 1.37% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.45% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1462 1246 1612
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,150 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -1.51%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +28 1639 £35,500 +1.42% 206
London -4 557 £45,000 - 70
South East +46 412 £37,500 +13.63% 44
Yorkshire +12 158 £33,000 +8.19% 22
City of London -3 146 £45,000 -10.00% 26
West Yorkshire +16 130 £35,000 +11.11% 13
East of England +14 124 £32,500 +8.33% 8
North West +24 123 £30,500 - 13
Berkshire +46 122 £39,000 +11.42% 15
South West +5 115 £32,500 -7.14% 30
Leeds 0 109 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Wales +22 95 £30,000 -9.09% 3
Surrey +25 94 £40,000 +14.28% 9
South Wales +13 84 £30,000 -11.76% 2
West Midlands -20 84 £33,500 +11.66% 6
Reading +30 77 £37,500 +7.14% 6
East Midlands +26 75 £30,000 - 10
Hampshire +19 65 £34,000 -11.68% 10
Cardiff +22 59 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Manchester +15 59 £33,250 +10.83% 3
East Sussex -1 42 £37,500 +13.63% 2
Cheshire -2 40 £30,000 -9.09% 6
Scotland -39 40 £33,750 -28.94% 7
Bristol +7 39 £31,500 -16.00% 6
Brighton -10 36 £37,500 +13.63% 1
Essex +17 33 £32,500 -14.47% 2
Cambridgeshire +21 32 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Cambridge +23 31 £32,500 +9.24% 1
Birmingham -10 30 £33,500 +11.66% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 28 £30,000 +7.14% 7

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1380 (39.01%) QA
2 1161 (32.82%) ISEB
3 1112 (31.43%) Test Scripting
4 1109 (31.35%) SQL
5 1012 (28.60%) Selenium
6 968 (27.36%) Finance
7 919 (25.98%) Software Testing
8 884 (24.99%) Agile Software Development
9 651 (18.40%) ISTQB
10 630 (17.81%) Automated Testing
11 587 (16.59%) User Acceptance Testing
12 571 (16.14%) Manual Testing
12 571 (16.14%) Java
13 568 (16.05%) HP Quality Center
14 561 (15.86%) Test Automation
15 500 (14.13%) .NET
16 475 (13.43%) QuickTest Pro
17 450 (12.72%) Degree
18 438 (12.38%) C#
19 436 (12.32%) Microsoft
19 436 (12.32%) Scrum
20 434 (12.27%) Automation Testing
21 371 (10.49%) Test Strategy
22 367 (10.37%) HP
23 349 (9.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 332 (9.38%) SQL Server
25 315 (8.90%) Windows
26 296 (8.37%) Regression Testing
27 292 (8.25%) WebDriver
28 278 (7.86%) XML

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 41 (1.16%) Confluence
2 30 (0.85%) WebSphere
3 26 (0.73%) IIS
4 23 (0.65%) CMS
5 18 (0.51%) SharePoint
6 16 (0.45%) WorkSite
7 11 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (0.25%) ColdFusion
8 9 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (0.25%) Apache
8 9 (0.25%) WordPress
9 6 (0.17%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.14%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.14%) Documentum
11 4 (0.11%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.11%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (0.11%) Drupal
12 3 (0.085%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.085%) SAS
13 2 (0.057%) Node.js
Applications
1 220 (6.22%) MS Excel
2 131 (3.70%) MS Office
3 15 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.34%) MS Project
5 7 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.085%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.028%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 55 (1.55%) JDE OneWorld
2 20 (0.57%) Sentinel
3 19 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
3 19 (0.54%) SAP CO
3 19 (0.54%) SAP FI
4 16 (0.45%) Magento
5 15 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
6 12 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.23%) SimCorp Dimension
7 8 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.20%) Markit EDM
8 7 (0.20%) LatentZero
9 5 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
9 5 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.11%) HiPortfolio
11 3 (0.085%) VisionPLUS
11 3 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.085%) Eagle PACE
11 3 (0.085%) RiskWrite
12 2 (0.057%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 26 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (0.51%) SaaS
3 4 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.057%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.057%) Office 365
4 2 (0.057%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.028%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 72 (2.04%) Internet
2 50 (1.41%) HTTP
3 38 (1.07%) TCP/IP
4 32 (0.90%) LTE
5 30 (0.85%) 4G
6 19 (0.54%) 3G
7 18 (0.51%) DNS
8 16 (0.45%) SMS
9 15 (0.42%) Firewall
10 14 (0.40%) LAN
11 12 (0.34%) FTP
12 11 (0.31%) SS7
12 11 (0.31%) Wireshark
13 10 (0.28%) INAP
13 10 (0.28%) ISUP
13 10 (0.28%) LDAP
14 8 (0.23%) ATM
15 6 (0.17%) HTTPS
16 3 (0.085%) SSL
16 3 (0.085%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 83 (2.35%) Relational Database
3 70 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
4 43 (1.22%) Oracle Database
5 39 (1.10%) MySQL
6 35 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 30 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 25 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 25 (0.71%) DB2
10 22 (0.62%) RDBMS
11 21 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
11 21 (0.59%) Oracle ODI
12 14 (0.40%) Big Data
12 14 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (0.34%) Data Mining
15 10 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
15 10 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1012 (28.60%) Selenium
2 475 (13.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 292 (8.25%) WebDriver
4 243 (6.87%) JIRA
5 229 (6.47%) Cucumber
6 183 (5.17%) Visual Studio
7 173 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 147 (4.15%) SoapUI
9 139 (3.93%) LoadRunner
10 120 (3.39%) FitNesse
11 106 (3.00%) JMeter
12 97 (2.74%) JUnit
12 97 (2.74%) SpecFlow
13 93 (2.63%) TestDirector
14 91 (2.57%) Jenkins
15 69 (1.95%) WinRunner
16 63 (1.78%) TestComplete
17 52 (1.47%) NUnit
18 46 (1.30%) Git (software)
19 43 (1.22%) TestNG
General
1 968 (27.36%) Finance
2 242 (6.84%) Retail
3 223 (6.30%) Banking
4 147 (4.15%) Telecoms
5 77 (2.18%) Law
6 72 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 59 (1.67%) Marketing
8 55 (1.55%) Publishing
9 49 (1.38%) Legal
10 47 (1.33%) Billing
11 29 (0.82%) Games
12 21 (0.59%) Advertising
12 21 (0.59%) Back Office
13 19 (0.54%) Retail Banking
14 17 (0.48%) Front Office
14 17 (0.48%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.40%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.11%) Electronics
17 4 (0.11%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 500 (14.13%) .NET
2 278 (7.86%) XML
3 270 (7.63%) Web Services
4 201 (5.68%) SOAP
5 187 (5.29%) HTML
6 113 (3.19%) CSS
7 92 (2.60%) REST
8 68 (1.92%) .NET Framework
9 53 (1.50%) ASP.NET
10 52 (1.47%) XSD
10 52 (1.47%) WSDL
11 48 (1.36%) Middleware
12 34 (0.96%) Gherkin
13 29 (0.82%) RESTful
14 25 (0.71%) Ajax
15 23 (0.65%) jQuery
16 19 (0.54%) JSON
17 18 (0.51%) CGI
17 18 (0.51%) JMS
18 17 (0.48%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 177 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 149 (4.21%) Mobile App
3 91 (2.57%) Mathematics
4 74 (2.09%) Open Source
5 69 (1.95%) Client/Server
6 60 (1.70%) Derivative
7 44 (1.24%) AS400
7 44 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
8 42 (1.19%) Mainframe
9 38 (1.07%) Management Information System
10 37 (1.05%) Equities
11 31 (0.88%) Blackberry
12 29 (0.82%) Fixed Income
13 23 (0.65%) Statistics
14 22 (0.62%) iPhone
15 18 (0.51%) iPad
15 18 (0.51%) IVR
16 16 (0.45%) SWIFT
16 16 (0.45%) iSeries
17 15 (0.42%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 315 (8.90%) Windows
2 168 (4.75%) UNIX
3 159 (4.49%) Linux
4 103 (2.91%) Apple iOS
5 100 (2.83%) Android
6 46 (1.30%) Windows 7
7 26 (0.73%) Windows XP
8 25 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (0.57%) Solaris
10 17 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (0.31%) Windows Vista
13 11 (0.31%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.25%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.14%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.085%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.057%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.057%) AIX
17 2 (0.057%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1112 (31.43%) Test Scripting
2 919 (25.98%) Software Testing
3 884 (24.99%) Agile Software Development
4 630 (17.81%) Automated Testing
5 587 (16.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 571 (16.14%) Manual Testing
7 561 (15.86%) Test Automation
8 436 (12.32%) Scrum
9 434 (12.27%) Automation Testing
10 371 (10.49%) Test Strategy
11 296 (8.37%) Regression Testing
12 262 (7.41%) Performance Testing
13 244 (6.90%) Test Management
14 239 (6.76%) BDD
15 238 (6.73%) E-Commerce
15 238 (6.73%) TDD
16 235 (6.64%) System Testing
17 193 (5.46%) Integration Testing
18 176 (4.97%) Project Management
19 170 (4.80%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1109 (31.35%) SQL
2 571 (16.14%) Java
3 438 (12.38%) C#
4 213 (6.02%) JavaScript
5 118 (3.34%) VBScript
6 112 (3.17%) VB
7 100 (2.83%) C++
8 91 (2.57%) Ruby
9 87 (2.46%) Python
10 79 (2.23%) PHP
11 61 (1.72%) Perl
12 57 (1.61%) C
13 46 (1.30%) Groovy
14 39 (1.10%) T-SQL
15 23 (0.65%) Shell Script
16 17 (0.48%) VB.NET
17 15 (0.42%) XPath
17 15 (0.42%) Bash Shell
18 9 (0.25%) VBA
18 9 (0.25%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1161 (32.82%) ISEB
2 651 (18.40%) ISTQB
3 450 (12.72%) Degree
4 349 (9.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 117 (3.31%) Security Cleared
6 67 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 22 (0.62%) DV Cleared
8 19 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 9 (0.25%) HND
10 6 (0.17%) CISSP
10 6 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (0.14%) CSQA
12 4 (0.11%) PhD
12 4 (0.11%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.11%) MBA
13 2 (0.057%) GIAC
13 2 (0.057%) CISM
13 2 (0.057%) CEH
13 2 (0.057%) CISMP
13 2 (0.057%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1380 (39.01%) QA
2 11 (0.31%) SLA
3 10 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.14%) HL7
5 4 (0.11%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.085%) WAI
7 2 (0.057%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.057%) FATCA
8 1 (0.028%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 18 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.31%) VirtualBox
4 10 (0.28%) NFS
5 8 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.057%) vSphere
6 2 (0.057%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.057%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.028%) XenApp
7 1 (0.028%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 568 (16.05%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (0.59%) Tivoli
3 18 (0.51%) SCCM
4 7 (0.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (0.17%) Netcool
6 5 (0.14%) Control-M
7 4 (0.11%) Puppet
8 3 (0.085%) nmon
9 2 (0.057%) Ansible
9 2 (0.057%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.057%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.057%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.057%) CA LISA
9 2 (0.057%) OpenView
9 2 (0.057%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.028%) SCOM
10 1 (0.028%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 436 (12.32%) Microsoft
2 367 (10.37%) HP
3 219 (6.19%) Oracle
4 66 (1.87%) SAP
5 64 (1.81%) Citrix
6 62 (1.75%) IBM
7 32 (0.90%) VMware
8 27 (0.76%) thinkFolio
9 25 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (0.68%) Charles River
11 21 (0.59%) Atlassian
12 20 (0.57%) StatPro
13 19 (0.54%) Altiris
13 19 (0.54%) webMethods
13 19 (0.54%) Cognos
14 16 (0.45%) Interwoven
14 16 (0.45%) T-Plan
15 14 (0.40%) Capita
15 14 (0.40%) Informatica
16 12 (0.34%) Red Hat
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Superb Benefits!
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50 - £60 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £25,500 per annum + bonus + pension + other excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 Days Holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 to £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday