The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 58 84 81
Rank change year-on-year +26 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 10 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.55% 0.37% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 0.39% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 10
Median salary £32,000 £60,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.10% +72.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,100 £31,950
10% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £64,100 £42,750
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 Bedfordshire. 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 623 763 1095
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.29% 93.85% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 473 628 822
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,000
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 Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Bedfordshire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Bedfordshire

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Bedfordshire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Luton +11 7 £32,000 -50.76% 1
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
1 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
2 8 (42.11%) ISEB
3 7 (36.84%) Selenium
3 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
3 7 (36.84%) Test Planning
4 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 6 (31.58%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) Automation Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
6 4 (21.05%) System Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 4 (21.05%) C#
6 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
6 4 (21.05%) SLA
7 3 (15.79%) LoadRunner
7 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
7 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.79%) Release Management
7 3 (15.79%) QA
7 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
8 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
8 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
8 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) LoadRunner
2 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.26%) ClearQuest
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Test Planning
2 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
3 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) Automation Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
5 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
5 4 (21.05%) System Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Release Management
6 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
7 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
2 8 (42.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
2 3 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) HP
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
1 2 (10.53%) Sun
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) SAP