The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Altrincham during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Test Analyst
Manchester / Altrincham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 16 28
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Altrincham 3.41% 5.17% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 5.17% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Median salary £42,500 £31,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.92% -18.70%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Altrincham. 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
Altrincham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85 58 82
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Altrincham 96.59% 100.00% 98.80%
Number of salaries quoted 70 52 81
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Altrincham

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Altrincham

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Altrincham

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Altrincham

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 29 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 Altrincham region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Refactoring
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Altrincham 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (80.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Refactoring
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA