The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire 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
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 109 110
Rank change year-on-year +20 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 20 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.41% 0.96% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.00% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 22
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,500 £35,000
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 Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1373 1702 1933
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 96.83% 95.62% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1129 1361 1475
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Milton Keynes +16 14 £34,000 -2.85%
Marlow - 4 £40,000 -
Aylesbury +18 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Test Analyst
South East

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

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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (54.05%) Software Testing
2 17 (45.95%) QA
3 15 (40.54%) ISEB
4 14 (37.84%) SQL
4 14 (37.84%) ISTQB
5 11 (29.73%) Automated Testing
5 11 (29.73%) Test Strategy
6 9 (24.32%) Automation Testing
6 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
7 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (18.92%) Selenium
8 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (18.92%) Manual Testing
8 7 (18.92%) Time Management
9 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
9 6 (16.22%) Windows
9 6 (16.22%) Line Management
9 6 (16.22%) SDLC
10 5 (13.51%) Smartcard
10 5 (13.51%) Finance
10 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
11 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (10.81%) Degree
11 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
11 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
11 4 (10.81%) C#
11 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
11 4 (10.81%) User Stories

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

Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) G Suite
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
1 1 (2.70%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (18.92%) Selenium
3 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
4 3 (8.11%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.41%) JIRA
5 2 (5.41%) JMeter
5 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
1 1 (2.70%) XML
1 1 (2.70%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Smartcard
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Software Testing
2 11 (29.73%) Automated Testing
2 11 (29.73%) Test Strategy
3 9 (24.32%) Automation Testing
3 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
4 7 (18.92%) Manual Testing
4 7 (18.92%) Time Management
4 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Line Management
5 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
5 6 (16.22%) SDLC
6 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.81%) User Stories
8 3 (8.11%) Functional Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Smoke Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Test Management
9 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
9 2 (5.41%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) C#
3 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) ISEB
2 14 (37.84%) ISTQB
3 8 (21.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (10.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (45.95%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Google
2 1 (2.70%) HP