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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Testing Analyst
Rank 895 860 883
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Analyst 9 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.010% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.011% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 17
Average salary £27,500 £25,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.84% -29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £22,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £30,100 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,750 £25,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -25.92%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Testing Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Testing Analyst
Top 10 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 22 August 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
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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 -16 9 £27,500 +7.84% 1
London -2 5 £53,750 +82.20%
City of London -5 3 - -
North West - 2 - - 1
Manchester - 2 - - 1
Leicestershire +1 1 £22,500 -10.89%
Leicester 0 1 £22,500 -10.89%
East Midlands -12 1 £22,500 -10.89%
West Midlands - 1 £25,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £25,000 -

Testing Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 15 (75.00%) Finance
1 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) Banking
2 12 (60.00%) Investment Banking
3 11 (55.00%) Software Testing
3 11 (55.00%) Investment Management
3 11 (55.00%) Regression Testing
3 11 (55.00%) Waterfall
3 11 (55.00%) VB
3 11 (55.00%) .NET
4 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (30.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) QA
6 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
7 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
7 2 (10.00%) ISEB
7 2 (10.00%) Validation
7 2 (10.00%) VMware
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (10.00%) Windows
7 2 (10.00%) Linux
7 2 (10.00%) HTML
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) HTML5
7 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (10.00%) Information Assurance
8 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center

Testing Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 12 (60.00%) Banking
2 12 (60.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Software Testing
1 11 (55.00%) Investment Management
1 11 (55.00%) Regression Testing
1 11 (55.00%) Waterfall
2 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Validation
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Information Assurance
6 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Web Testing
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter
2 1 (5.00%) Sybase
2 1 (5.00%) Remedy
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
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