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 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
Testing Analyst
Rank 890 910 872
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Analyst 5 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.014% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.014% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 10
Average salary £65,000 £27,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+136.36% -18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £23,250 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,250 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £23,750 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+63.15% -5.00%

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%

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 6 July 2015 within the UK.

Testing Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Testing Analyst
Top 7 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 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 +10 5 £65,000 +136.36%
London +9 3 £70,000 +30.23%
Manchester +4 1 £45,000 -
North West -2 1 £45,000 -
Leeds - 1 £32,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -

Testing Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) QA
2 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Selenium
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Groovy
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) System Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) NUnit
5 3 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (27.27%) UNIX
5 3 (27.27%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) ISEB
6 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
6 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Low Latency
6 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 2 (18.18%) Stress Testing
7 1 (9.09%) WebLOAD
7 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing

Testing Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) NUnit
3 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
4 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
4 1 (9.09%) WebLOAD
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Front Office
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 3 (27.27%) System Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Stress Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Low Latency
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) Groovy
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Unisys
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) HP