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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Testing Analyst
Rank 886 903 881
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Analyst 14 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.006% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.006% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 9
Average salary £65,000 £27,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+136.36% +7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £23,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,250 £30,100
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £23,750 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+94.73% +5.55%

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015 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 31 August 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 +22 14 £65,000 +136.36% 1
London +9 8 £67,500 +25.58%
North West +11 4 £46,250 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £47,500 - 1
City of London +18 1 - -
Manchester +3 1 £45,000 -
Warrington - 1 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

Testing Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (56.25%) QA
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) UNIX
5 5 (31.25%) Banking
5 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Investment Management
7 3 (18.75%) Groovy
7 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) Information Security
7 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
7 3 (18.75%) HP
7 3 (18.75%) ISEB
7 3 (18.75%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco
8 2 (12.50%) Juniper
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 2 (12.50%) Sybase
8 2 (12.50%) Windows
8 2 (12.50%) Linux
8 2 (12.50%) Informix
8 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001

Testing Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
2 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.25%) NUnit
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) WebLOAD
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Front Office
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Hedge funds
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Derivative
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Investment Management
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
4 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Fund Management
4 2 (12.50%) Matrix Management
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (12.50%) Stress Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Groovy
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) OSCP
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
1 3 (18.75%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Juniper
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
2 2 (12.50%) Sybase
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Unisys
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 19 days ago