The table below looks at the statistics for the Testing Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Testing Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Testing Analyst
Rank 925 930 936
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Analyst 10 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.007% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.007% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £32,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +42.22%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Testing Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Testing Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Testing Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Testing Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Testing Analyst within the UK.

Testing Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Testing Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Testing Analyst over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 within the UK.

Testing Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Testing Analyst
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Testing Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 +22 8 £44,000 -4.86% 5
London +10 4 £54,500 -0.90% 3
Edinburgh - 2 - - 1
Scotland - 2 - - 1
Nottingham - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
East of England -2 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
South West - 1 £26,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £26,000 -
Swindon - 1 £26,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

Testing Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Testing 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 Testing Analyst in their job title.

1 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) Banking
3 10 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (36.00%) QA
5 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (32.00%) Project Management
5 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (28.00%) Investment Banking
7 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (24.00%) VB
7 6 (24.00%) .NET
7 6 (24.00%) Investment Management
7 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle
8 5 (20.00%) Windows
8 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (20.00%) Information Security
9 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (16.00%) Fortinet
9 4 (16.00%) Juniper
9 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
9 4 (16.00%) ISEB
9 4 (16.00%) VMware
9 4 (16.00%) Unix
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco
9 4 (16.00%) Linux
9 4 (16.00%) Informix
9 4 (16.00%) Sybase

Testing Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Testing 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 Testing Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Stata
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (4.00%) SSH
1 1 (4.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Informix
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (8.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) NUnit
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 13 (52.00%) Banking
3 7 (28.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Front Office
4 1 (4.00%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (12.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Statistics
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (24.00%) Investment Management
3 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (20.00%) Information Security
4 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (12.00%) SDLC
6 3 (12.00%) Stress Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Defect Management
7 2 (8.00%) Line Management
7 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) VB
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) COBOL
3 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) R
3 1 (4.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (16.00%) ISEB
3 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
2 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.00%) Basel II
3 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.00%) Fortinet
2 4 (16.00%) Juniper
2 4 (16.00%) Sybase
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Charles River
3 1 (4.00%) HP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £1 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Capita plc
Salary: Flexible
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Auravita.com
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago