The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 June 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 / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 217 205
Rank change year-on-year -8 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 187 250 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.28% 1.36% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.40% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 163 216 273
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,312 £33,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +2.42% -2.89%  

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 14084 17831 20749
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.94% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11801 15169 16871
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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
East Sussex +24 41 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Surrey +19 32 £40,000 +6.66% 12
Hampshire +16 31 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Berkshire +24 22 £44,750 +14.74% 1
West Sussex +12 22 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Buckinghamshire -16 16 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Oxfordshire +9 12 £29,000 -22.66% 3
Kent -11 9 £30,000 -14.28%
Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 307 (66.45%) Test Automation
2 219 (47.40%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (39.39%) ISTQB
4 180 (38.96%) Selenium
5 166 (35.93%) QA
6 134 (29.00%) Test Scripting
6 134 (29.00%) C#
7 128 (27.71%) ISEB
8 126 (27.27%) SQL
9 99 (21.43%) Regression Testing
10 96 (20.78%) Software Testing
11 95 (20.56%) Manual Testing
12 90 (19.48%) Test Strategy
13 82 (17.75%) Finance
14 75 (16.23%) Microsoft
14 75 (16.23%) WebDriver
15 70 (15.15%) SQL Server
16 69 (14.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 68 (14.72%) Team Foundation Server
18 65 (14.07%) SDLC
19 64 (13.85%) Scrum
20 62 (13.42%) BDD
21 61 (13.20%) Java
22 57 (12.34%) .NET
23 56 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
24 52 (11.26%) Functional Testing
25 50 (10.82%) Windows
26 49 (10.61%) System Testing
27 48 (10.39%) TDD
28 46 (9.96%) Visual Studio

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 8 (1.73%) Confluence
2 3 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.43%) CMS
4 1 (0.22%) Apache
4 1 (0.22%) JBoss
4 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (3.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.22%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.08%) G Suite
2 5 (1.08%) Office 365
2 5 (1.08%) SaaS
2 5 (1.08%) Slack
3 2 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.38%) Wireless
2 7 (1.52%) 4G
3 2 (0.43%) Internet
4 1 (0.22%) HTTP
4 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.60%) MySQL
3 3 (0.65%) Big Data
3 3 (0.65%) Blockchain
3 3 (0.65%) Data Lake
3 3 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.65%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.65%) Power BI
3 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.43%) Looker
4 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.43%) QlikView
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 180 (38.96%) Selenium
2 75 (16.23%) WebDriver
3 68 (14.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 46 (9.96%) JIRA
4 46 (9.96%) Visual Studio
5 40 (8.66%) Cucumber
6 36 (7.79%) SoapUI
7 27 (5.84%) JMeter
8 17 (3.68%) HP UFT
9 16 (3.46%) Git (software)
9 16 (3.46%) Jenkins
10 15 (3.25%) JUnit
11 14 (3.03%) SpecFlow
12 13 (2.81%) NUnit
13 12 (2.60%) Protractor
14 10 (2.16%) Capybara
14 10 (2.16%) Visual Studio Team System
15 9 (1.95%) LoadRunner
15 9 (1.95%) Subversion
15 9 (1.95%) TeamCity
General
1 82 (17.75%) Finance
2 12 (2.60%) Banking
2 12 (2.60%) Retail
3 11 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 11 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.52%) Back Office
5 6 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (0.87%) Marketing
7 3 (0.65%) Electronics
8 2 (0.43%) Automotive
8 2 (0.43%) Games
8 2 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Front Office
9 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (12.34%) .NET
2 17 (3.68%) Gherkin
3 14 (3.03%) HTML
4 13 (2.81%) ASP.NET
4 13 (2.81%) XML
5 10 (2.16%) RESTful
6 7 (1.52%) 802.1X
6 7 (1.52%) SOAP
7 6 (1.30%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.08%) HTML5
8 5 (1.08%) Web Services
9 4 (0.87%) CSS
10 3 (0.65%) JSON
10 3 (0.65%) Middleware
10 3 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.65%) REST
11 2 (0.43%) J2EE
11 2 (0.43%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (0.43%) XHTML
12 1 (0.22%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.33%) Computer Science
3 12 (2.60%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.16%) Client/Server
5 8 (1.73%) iPad
5 8 (1.73%) Smart Meter
6 6 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.08%) Virtual Team
8 4 (0.87%) Smartcard
9 3 (0.65%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.43%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.22%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.22%) User Experience
11 1 (0.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 50 (10.82%) Windows
2 19 (4.11%) Linux
3 11 (2.38%) Android
4 8 (1.73%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.08%) Unix
6 4 (0.87%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.65%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (66.45%) Test Automation
2 219 (47.40%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (29.00%) Test Scripting
4 99 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 96 (20.78%) Software Testing
6 95 (20.56%) Manual Testing
7 90 (19.48%) Test Strategy
8 65 (14.07%) SDLC
9 64 (13.85%) Scrum
10 62 (13.42%) BDD
11 56 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
12 52 (11.26%) Functional Testing
13 49 (10.61%) System Testing
14 48 (10.39%) TDD
15 43 (9.31%) Performance Testing
16 38 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
16 38 (8.23%) Scenario Testing
17 34 (7.36%) Software Engineering
18 31 (6.71%) Non-Functional Testing
18 31 (6.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (29.00%) C#
2 126 (27.27%) SQL
3 61 (13.20%) Java
4 33 (7.14%) C++
4 33 (7.14%) Python
5 31 (6.71%) JavaScript
6 24 (5.19%) Ruby
7 12 (2.60%) C
8 11 (2.38%) VB
9 8 (1.73%) Perl
10 7 (1.52%) VBScript
11 5 (1.08%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.65%) Apple Swift
12 3 (0.65%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.65%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.43%) PHP
14 1 (0.22%) ES6
Qualifications
1 182 (39.39%) ISTQB
2 128 (27.71%) ISEB
3 69 (14.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 31 (6.71%) Degree
5 18 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.73%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.87%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.65%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (35.93%) QA
2 6 (1.30%) GAMP
3 4 (0.87%) SLA
4 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.43%) Firmware
2 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (6.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 75 (16.23%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.71%) HP
3 19 (4.11%) Oracle
4 6 (1.30%) TOWER Software
5 5 (1.08%) Google
6 4 (0.87%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.87%) Cognizant
6 4 (0.87%) Pega
7 3 (0.65%) SAP
8 2 (0.43%) SOASTA, Inc
8 2 (0.43%) Tableau
9 1 (0.22%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.22%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.22%) VMware
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