The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 107 99 104
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 5 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.41% 1.15% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 1.18% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 6
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14%  
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 Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1157 1445 1451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.62% 97.37% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 863 1132 1194
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Cambridge

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Cambridge

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

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 Cambridge region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) WebDriver
3 4 (44.44%) iPad
3 4 (44.44%) Defect Management
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) NUnit
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (33.33%) HTTP
4 3 (33.33%) AppVeyor
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) High Availability
4 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) SaaS
5 2 (22.22%) V-Model
5 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 2 (22.22%) Case Management
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) WebDriver
3 3 (33.33%) AppVeyor
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) NUnit
3 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
5 1 (11.11%) JMeter
5 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
5 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Defect Management
1 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Case Management
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) V-Model
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) HND
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) HP
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