Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bolton during the 6 months to 19 November 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 > Bolton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 45 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 0.54% 2.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 2.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Bolton median annual salary £27,500 £30,450 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.69% - -
Manchester median annual salary £28,250 £31,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year -10.32% -7.35% +13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton. 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
Bolton
Permanent vacancies in Bolton with a recognized job title 182 267 211
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.38% 94.01% 99.53%
Number of salaries quoted 160 219 198
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,500 £20,625
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Bolton

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Bolton

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Bolton region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation

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

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA