Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 23 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 130 162
Rank change year-on-year -2 +32 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 35 50 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.21% 1.60% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.63% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 32 47 65
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £37,500 £32,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.19% +16.36% -8.33%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £42,275 £47,500 £38,750
South East median annual salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.33% +7.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2804 3059 4228
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.19% 97.89% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2283 2571 3411
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aylesbury +9 19 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Milton Keynes -11 11 £33,000 +13.79%
High Wycombe +13 2 £42,500 -5.56%
Marlow -16 1 £38,500 -
Test Analyst
South East

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

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

1 30 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 26 (74.29%) Selenium
3 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
5 15 (42.86%) Functional Testing
6 14 (40.00%) WebDriver
7 12 (34.29%) Cucumber
7 12 (34.29%) QA
8 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
9 10 (28.57%) User Stories
10 9 (25.71%) Manual Testing
10 9 (25.71%) C#
11 8 (22.86%) OOP
11 8 (22.86%) OO
11 8 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (20.00%) ES6
12 7 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
12 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (20.00%) Open Source
12 7 (20.00%) iPad
12 7 (20.00%) Release Automation
12 7 (20.00%) ISEB
12 7 (20.00%) Integration Testing
13 6 (17.14%) Finance
13 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
14 5 (14.29%) JIRA
14 5 (14.29%) Regression Testing
14 5 (14.29%) SDLC
14 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (11.43%) HP UFT

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (74.29%) Selenium
2 14 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 12 (34.29%) Cucumber
4 5 (14.29%) JIRA
5 4 (11.43%) HP UFT
6 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.71%) JMeter
6 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
6 2 (5.71%) Protractor
7 1 (2.86%) eCATT
7 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.86%) Mocha
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) RESTful
2 1 (2.86%) SOAP
2 1 (2.86%) XHTML
2 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) iPad
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) PDA
4 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (42.86%) Functional Testing
4 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
5 10 (28.57%) User Stories
6 9 (25.71%) Manual Testing
7 8 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (22.86%) OO
7 8 (22.86%) OOP
8 7 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
8 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 7 (20.00%) Open Source
8 7 (20.00%) Release Automation
9 5 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 5 (14.29%) SDLC
10 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
10 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (8.57%) Scenario Testing
11 3 (8.57%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
2 9 (25.71%) C#
3 7 (20.00%) ES6
4 4 (11.43%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) ISEB
2 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
3 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) HP AIS
5 1 (2.86%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (2.86%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (34.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) HP
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) SAP