The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 80 127
Rank change year-on-year -21 +47  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 16 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.08% 1.93% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.98% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 17
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £29,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £39,250 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £33,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +2.98% -2.89%  

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 1436 1414 2316
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 97.16% 97.65% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1142 1184 1849
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Aylesbury -6 11 £32,500 -7.14%
Milton Keynes -19 5 £26,250 -13.93%
Test Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 30 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 19 (55.88%) QA
3 15 (44.12%) Selenium
3 15 (44.12%) Software Testing
4 12 (35.29%) ISTQB
5 10 (29.41%) Test Scripting
6 9 (26.47%) Manual Testing
6 9 (26.47%) ISEB
6 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
6 9 (26.47%) Functional Testing
7 8 (23.53%) SQL
8 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (20.59%) iPad
8 7 (20.59%) Black-Box Testing
9 6 (17.65%) WebDriver
9 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
9 6 (17.65%) Time Management
9 6 (17.65%) Finance
10 5 (14.71%) C#
10 5 (14.71%) User Stories
10 5 (14.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (14.71%) Line Management
11 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
11 4 (11.76%) Performance Testing
11 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
11 4 (11.76%) Windows
11 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
11 4 (11.76%) Smartcard
12 3 (8.82%) JMeter
12 3 (8.82%) JIRA

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 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) G Suite
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
1 1 (2.94%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Selenium
2 6 (17.65%) WebDriver
3 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 3 (8.82%) JIRA
4 3 (8.82%) JMeter
5 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.88%) HP UFT
5 2 (5.88%) IntelliJ
5 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.94%) Protractor
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Automotive
3 1 (2.94%) Front Office
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
1 2 (5.88%) J2EE
1 2 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) SOAP
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) iPad
2 4 (11.76%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 15 (44.12%) Software Testing
3 10 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 9 (26.47%) Functional Testing
4 9 (26.47%) Manual Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.59%) Black-Box Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
6 6 (17.65%) Time Management
7 5 (14.71%) Line Management
7 5 (14.71%) User Stories
8 4 (11.76%) Performance Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
9 2 (5.88%) OO
9 2 (5.88%) OOP
9 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Web Development
9 2 (5.88%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
2 8 (23.53%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) ES6
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) ISTQB
2 9 (26.47%) ISEB
3 5 (14.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (55.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Google
2 1 (2.94%) HP