Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Analyst
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 424 394 346
Rank change year-on-year -30 -48 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 490 572 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.65% 0.75% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.79% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 413 508 707
London median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £36,875 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.36% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70810 72756 85612
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.38% 95.96% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 55762 62800 72698
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in London

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in London.

Salary trend for Test Analyst in London

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in London

Test Analyst
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -6 80 £42,250 -3.98% 8
South London -1 28 £36,750 -8.13% 3
West London -25 15 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East London - 1 £37,500 - 1
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Test 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 across the London region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 323 (65.92%) Test Automation
2 218 (44.49%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (43.27%) QA
4 199 (40.61%) Finance
5 179 (36.53%) Selenium
6 147 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 144 (29.39%) SQL
8 130 (26.53%) ISTQB
9 128 (26.12%) ISEB
10 120 (24.49%) User Acceptance Testing
11 115 (23.47%) SoapUI
12 94 (19.18%) Regression Testing
13 90 (18.37%) BDD
14 87 (17.76%) Software Testing
15 85 (17.35%) Banking
16 84 (17.14%) Functional Testing
17 82 (16.73%) System Testing
18 79 (16.12%) C#
19 77 (15.71%) Java
19 77 (15.71%) Cucumber
20 76 (15.51%) SOAP
21 73 (14.90%) Test Management
22 71 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
23 70 (14.29%) JIRA
24 69 (14.08%) Test Strategy
25 68 (13.88%) Integration Testing
26 66 (13.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
27 65 (13.27%) Microsoft
28 63 (12.86%) WebDriver
28 63 (12.86%) Scenario Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 21 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.43%) Confluence
3 6 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (0.82%) Drupal
5 3 (0.61%) CMS
6 1 (0.20%) IIS
Applications
1 55 (11.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (8.98%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (3.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.41%) Mingle
4 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 28 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
2 18 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.22%) Postilion
4 5 (1.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.82%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.61%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.61%) Siebel CRM
7 2 (0.41%) Endur
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.41%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.20%) Minerva
8 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.20%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.24%) BrowserStack
2 10 (2.04%) BlazeMeter
2 10 (2.04%) SaaS
3 8 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.82%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.82%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (0.41%) GitHub
7 2 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.20%) G Suite
8 1 (0.20%) Office 365
8 1 (0.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.22%) Internet
2 5 (1.02%) ADSL
3 4 (0.82%) ATM
4 1 (0.20%) Firewall
4 1 (0.20%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 13 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.04%) Blockchain
5 5 (1.02%) Big Data
5 5 (1.02%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 5 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.61%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.20%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (0.20%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.20%) Power BI
8 1 (0.20%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.20%) Redis
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 179 (36.53%) Selenium
2 115 (23.47%) SoapUI
3 77 (15.71%) Cucumber
4 70 (14.29%) JIRA
5 63 (12.86%) WebDriver
6 62 (12.65%) HP UFT
7 44 (8.98%) Jenkins
8 40 (8.16%) SpecFlow
9 39 (7.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 29 (5.92%) JMeter
11 27 (5.51%) Git (software)
12 23 (4.69%) Visual Studio
13 17 (3.47%) Appium
14 15 (3.06%) JUnit
15 13 (2.65%) TestNG
16 11 (2.24%) JBehave
16 11 (2.24%) Maven
17 10 (2.04%) FitNesse
17 10 (2.04%) Zephyr
18 9 (1.84%) Mercurial
General
1 199 (40.61%) Finance
2 85 (17.35%) Banking
3 37 (7.55%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.69%) Retail
5 12 (2.45%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.84%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.43%) Law
8 6 (1.22%) Advertising
9 5 (1.02%) Back Office
9 5 (1.02%) Legal
9 5 (1.02%) Marketing
10 4 (0.82%) French Language
10 4 (0.82%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.61%) Publishing
12 1 (0.20%) Front Office
12 1 (0.20%) Games
12 1 (0.20%) Military
12 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (15.51%) SOAP
2 61 (12.45%) .NET
3 55 (11.22%) Web Services
4 53 (10.82%) XML
5 45 (9.18%) REST
6 35 (7.14%) RESTful
7 32 (6.53%) HTML
8 22 (4.49%) Gherkin
8 22 (4.49%) RabbitMQ
9 21 (4.29%) MSMQ
9 21 (4.29%) WebSphere MQ
10 18 (3.67%) CSS
11 11 (2.24%) JSON
12 7 (1.43%) jQuery
12 7 (1.43%) Spring
13 6 (1.22%) Hibernate
13 6 (1.22%) XBRL
14 5 (1.02%) AngularJS
15 4 (0.82%) Node.js
16 3 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 71 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.53%) Smart Meter
3 22 (4.49%) Mobile App
3 22 (4.49%) User Experience
4 20 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 20 (4.08%) Smart Energy
5 15 (3.06%) Fintech
6 13 (2.65%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.63%) PKI
8 7 (1.43%) Fixed Income
8 7 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.43%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.22%) Equities
10 5 (1.02%) EFT
10 5 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (0.82%) BBC
11 4 (0.82%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.82%) iPad
11 4 (0.82%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.12%) Linux
2 20 (4.08%) Windows
3 19 (3.88%) Unix
4 16 (3.27%) Android
5 14 (2.86%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.41%) Kali Linux
6 2 (0.41%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (65.92%) Test Automation
2 218 (44.49%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 120 (24.49%) User Acceptance Testing
5 94 (19.18%) Regression Testing
6 90 (18.37%) BDD
7 87 (17.76%) Software Testing
8 84 (17.14%) Functional Testing
9 82 (16.73%) System Testing
10 73 (14.90%) Test Management
11 69 (14.08%) Test Strategy
12 68 (13.88%) Integration Testing
13 63 (12.86%) Scenario Testing
14 56 (11.43%) Manual Testing
14 56 (11.43%) SDLC
15 55 (11.22%) Scrum
16 51 (10.41%) Test Planning
17 47 (9.59%) Defect Management
18 45 (9.18%) TDD
19 42 (8.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (29.39%) SQL
2 79 (16.12%) C#
3 77 (15.71%) Java
4 28 (5.71%) Ruby
5 27 (5.51%) JavaScript
6 26 (5.31%) Python
7 21 (4.29%) Groovy
8 10 (2.04%) C++
8 10 (2.04%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.82%) R
10 3 (0.61%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.61%) PHP
10 3 (0.61%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.61%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.41%) C
11 2 (0.41%) Perl
11 2 (0.41%) Scala
11 2 (0.41%) VB
12 1 (0.20%) sed
12 1 (0.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 130 (26.53%) ISTQB
2 128 (26.12%) ISEB
3 66 (13.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 55 (11.22%) Degree
5 12 (2.45%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (0.82%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (43.27%) QA
2 8 (1.63%) ISO 20022
2 8 (1.63%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.41%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.41%) SEPA
4 1 (0.20%) IFRS
4 1 (0.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (1.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 65 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 56 (11.43%) HP
3 26 (5.31%) Oracle
4 17 (3.47%) SAP
5 14 (2.86%) Remedy
6 11 (2.24%) Siebel
7 6 (1.22%) Google
7 6 (1.22%) Informatica
7 6 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.02%) Adobe
8 5 (1.02%) Ingenico
8 5 (1.02%) Optimizely
8 5 (1.02%) VeriFone
9 4 (0.82%) Bloomberg
9 4 (0.82%) BT
9 4 (0.82%) Cognizant
9 4 (0.82%) iManage
9 4 (0.82%) McAfee
9 4 (0.82%) Reuters
9 4 (0.82%) Workday