The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
England / South East
Rank 158 196 188
Rank change year-on-year +38 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 273 313 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.86% 1.63% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.69% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 254 296 294
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.42% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14208 18529 19762
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.59% 96.67% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11855 15825 15961
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in the South East

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in the South East

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in the South East

Test Analyst
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
West Sussex +35 55 £33,250 +2.30% 5
Surrey -7 45 £42,500 +13.33% 14
Berkshire +40 42 £40,000 - 5
East Sussex +36 39 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Hampshire +16 31 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Oxfordshire -8 20 £29,000 +5.45% 3
Kent -24 19 £35,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +19 18 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Sussex - 1 £34,000 -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 South East region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 217 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (36.77%) ISTQB
3 185 (35.99%) Selenium
4 160 (31.13%) Test Scripting
5 156 (30.35%) QA
5 156 (30.35%) C#
6 149 (28.99%) ISEB
7 136 (26.46%) SQL
8 122 (23.74%) Regression Testing
9 121 (23.54%) Software Testing
10 117 (22.76%) Test Strategy
11 108 (21.01%) Microsoft
12 105 (20.43%) Automated Testing
13 100 (19.46%) .NET
14 95 (18.48%) Manual Testing
15 91 (17.70%) SQL Server
16 90 (17.51%) Finance
16 90 (17.51%) SDLC
17 86 (16.73%) Test Automation
18 82 (15.95%) Automation Testing
19 74 (14.40%) User Acceptance Testing
20 72 (14.01%) Java
21 69 (13.42%) WebDriver
22 68 (13.23%) Team Foundation Server
22 68 (13.23%) Scrum
23 61 (11.87%) Windows
24 56 (10.89%) TDD
24 56 (10.89%) BDD
24 56 (10.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 55 (10.70%) System Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 18 (3.50%) Confluence
2 8 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (0.58%) CMS
4 1 (0.19%) Drupal
4 1 (0.19%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 43 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.97%) MS Office
3 4 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.58%) SaaS
4 2 (0.39%) G Suite
4 2 (0.39%) Office 365
4 2 (0.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.75%) Wireless
2 5 (0.97%) 4G
3 2 (0.39%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.39%) LAN
3 2 (0.39%) WAN
4 1 (0.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (17.70%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.33%) MySQL
3 3 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.39%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.39%) Looker
4 2 (0.39%) QlikView
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 185 (35.99%) Selenium
2 69 (13.42%) WebDriver
3 68 (13.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 50 (9.73%) Visual Studio
5 49 (9.53%) SoapUI
6 47 (9.14%) JIRA
7 44 (8.56%) HP UFT
8 29 (5.64%) JMeter
9 28 (5.45%) Cucumber
10 22 (4.28%) SpecFlow
11 21 (4.09%) JUnit
12 17 (3.31%) Jenkins
12 17 (3.31%) Visual Studio Team System
13 16 (3.11%) NUnit
14 11 (2.14%) LoadRunner
15 8 (1.56%) MSTest
15 8 (1.56%) TestNG
16 6 (1.17%) LoadUI
16 6 (1.17%) TeamCity
17 5 (0.97%) Subversion
General
1 90 (17.51%) Finance
2 13 (2.53%) Banking
3 12 (2.33%) Back Office
4 11 (2.14%) Retail
5 10 (1.95%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.17%) Games
6 6 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.58%) Marketing
8 2 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.19%) Automotive
9 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (19.46%) .NET
2 24 (4.67%) ASP.NET
3 13 (2.53%) Gherkin
3 13 (2.53%) HTML
4 10 (1.95%) XML
5 8 (1.56%) SOAP
6 7 (1.36%) Web Services
7 5 (0.97%) 802.1X
8 4 (0.78%) CSS
9 3 (0.58%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.58%) JSON
9 3 (0.58%) REST
9 3 (0.58%) RESTful
10 2 (0.39%) HTML5
10 2 (0.39%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.39%) XHTML
11 1 (0.19%) Ajax
11 1 (0.19%) DOM
11 1 (0.19%) jQuery
11 1 (0.19%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.67%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.11%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.56%) Client/Server
4 8 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (0.97%) Smart Meter
6 5 (0.97%) Smartcard
6 5 (0.97%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.39%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.19%) iPad
9 1 (0.19%) Social Media
9 1 (0.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (11.87%) Windows
2 13 (2.53%) Linux
3 9 (1.75%) Unix
4 7 (1.36%) Android
4 7 (1.36%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.39%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (31.13%) Test Scripting
3 122 (23.74%) Regression Testing
4 121 (23.54%) Software Testing
5 117 (22.76%) Test Strategy
6 105 (20.43%) Automated Testing
7 95 (18.48%) Manual Testing
8 90 (17.51%) SDLC
9 86 (16.73%) Test Automation
10 82 (15.95%) Automation Testing
11 74 (14.40%) User Acceptance Testing
12 68 (13.23%) Scrum
13 56 (10.89%) BDD
13 56 (10.89%) TDD
14 55 (10.70%) System Testing
15 52 (10.12%) Performance Testing
16 50 (9.73%) Functional Testing
17 47 (9.14%) Non-Functional Testing
18 45 (8.75%) Integration Testing
19 36 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 156 (30.35%) C#
2 136 (26.46%) SQL
3 72 (14.01%) Java
4 37 (7.20%) C++
5 26 (5.06%) Python
6 19 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 18 (3.50%) VB
8 14 (2.72%) VBScript
9 11 (2.14%) Ruby
10 9 (1.75%) Groovy
11 7 (1.36%) Perl
12 6 (1.17%) C
12 6 (1.17%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.58%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.58%) Scala
13 3 (0.58%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.39%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.39%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 189 (36.77%) ISTQB
2 149 (28.99%) ISEB
3 56 (10.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 44 (8.56%) Degree
5 9 (1.75%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (0.58%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (30.35%) QA
2 10 (1.95%) SDET
3 8 (1.56%) SLA
4 6 (1.17%) GAMP
5 5 (0.97%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (5.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 108 (21.01%) Microsoft
2 36 (7.00%) HP
3 22 (4.28%) Oracle
4 6 (1.17%) Atlassian
5 3 (0.58%) TOWER Software
6 2 (0.39%) Google
6 2 (0.39%) Informatica
6 2 (0.39%) SAP
6 2 (0.39%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (0.39%) Tableau
7 1 (0.19%) Facebook
7 1 (0.19%) Telerik
7 1 (0.19%) VMware
Woking, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £32,500 per annum Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 8 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50K DOE
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hove, East Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Intec Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £47,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £40k doe
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Talent Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £42 to £52k + 7.5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 16 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Newbury
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £49,000 per annum + 5% bonus + 29 days holiday + pensi
Posted: 22 days ago