The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 22 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 95 100
Rank change year-on-year -23 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.15% 1.17% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 1.21% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 4
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.25% +9.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £34,312 £33,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +2.42% -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 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 1335 1161 1414
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.73% 97.40% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 978 1196
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridge region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) iPad
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
4 2 (28.57%) V-Model
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Appium
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
5 1 (14.29%) JMeter
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Appium
4 1 (14.29%) AppVeyor
4 1 (14.29%) Calabash
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) NUnit
4 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Fintech
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) V-Model
4 1 (14.29%) Case Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) HND
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
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