Period
to 23 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bath during the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

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

Test Analyst
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 73 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 28 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 3.44% 1.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% 1.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 0
Bath median annual salary £35,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.43% - -
Somerset median annual salary £36,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.77% -13.33% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bath. 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
Bath
Permanent vacancies in Bath with a recognized job title 795 634 565
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.55% 97.24% 98.95%
Number of salaries quoted 667 601 518
Bath median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,250 £24,925
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £63,750
Somerset median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Bath

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Bath

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Bath

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Bath over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Bath

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Bath region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (64.29%) Test Automation
2 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (46.43%) Software Testing
3 13 (46.43%) Selenium
4 11 (39.29%) Manual Testing
5 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
5 9 (32.14%) Test Strategy
5 9 (32.14%) ISTQB
6 7 (25.00%) ISEB
7 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
8 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
8 5 (17.86%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
9 4 (14.29%) SpecFlow
9 4 (14.29%) Gherkin
9 4 (14.29%) WebDriver
9 4 (14.29%) BDD
10 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
10 3 (10.71%) REST
10 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
10 3 (10.71%) LoadUI
10 3 (10.71%) DevOps
10 3 (10.71%) Release Management
10 3 (10.71%) QA
10 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (10.71%) HP UFT
10 3 (10.71%) Finance
10 3 (10.71%) C#

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath 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 1 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Blockchain
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Selenium
2 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
3 4 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 4 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 3 (10.71%) HP UFT
4 3 (10.71%) JIRA
4 3 (10.71%) LoadUI
4 3 (10.71%) NUnit
4 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Gherkin
2 3 (10.71%) REST
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) Fintech
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Test Automation
2 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (46.43%) Software Testing
4 11 (39.29%) Manual Testing
5 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
5 9 (32.14%) Test Strategy
6 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
8 4 (14.29%) BDD
9 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (10.71%) DevOps
9 3 (10.71%) Release Management
9 3 (10.71%) Scrum
10 2 (7.14%) Analytics
10 2 (7.14%) Case Management
10 2 (7.14%) Digital Analytics
10 2 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
10 2 (7.14%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) C#
2 2 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) ISTQB
2 7 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.57%) Sitecore