The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Testing Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Testing Analyst
UK
Rank 851 933 943
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Analyst 5 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.012% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.012% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 3
Median salary £29,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.09% +17.33%
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £26,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -18.75%

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
80929 97392 101732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67146 81719 84044
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Testing Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Testing Analyst in the job title.

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 21 February 2017 within the UK.

Testing Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Testing Analyst
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Testing Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +94 5 £29,000 -34.09% 1
Nottingham +9 3 £29,000 -
East Midlands +6 3 £29,000 -
Nottinghamshire -4 3 £29,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £42,500 -

Testing Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Testing Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Testing Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) Computer Science
3 12 (52.17%) Security Testing
3 12 (52.17%) C++
3 12 (52.17%) Nessus
3 12 (52.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 12 (52.17%) Nmap
3 12 (52.17%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
3 12 (52.17%) Telecoms
3 12 (52.17%) C
3 12 (52.17%) Perl
3 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 12 (52.17%) Python
3 12 (52.17%) Qualys
3 12 (52.17%) Bash Shell
3 12 (52.17%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (52.17%) OpenVAS
4 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
5 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
6 5 (21.74%) Scrum
6 5 (21.74%) Degree
6 5 (21.74%) QA
6 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
7 4 (17.39%) TDD
7 4 (17.39%) Finance

Testing Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (52.17%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) JSON
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
1 3 (13.04%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) Swagger
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) Computer Science
2 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Cybersecurity
1 12 (52.17%) Penetration Testing
1 12 (52.17%) Security Testing
1 12 (52.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
3 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
4 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
5 4 (17.39%) BDD
5 4 (17.39%) TDD
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) Kanban
6 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) API Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) Bash Shell
2 12 (52.17%) C
2 12 (52.17%) C++
2 12 (52.17%) Perl
2 12 (52.17%) Python
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) Nessus
1 12 (52.17%) Nmap
1 12 (52.17%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Qualys
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) OpenText
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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