Period
to 20 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £41,750 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Analyst
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 186 196
Rank change year-on-year +88 +10 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 44 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.94% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 0.27% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 3
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £41,750 £37,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.33% +36.36% -26.67%
10th Percentile £27,125 £32,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £48,000 £52,500 £35,750
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% +5.63% +1.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 2,150 3,685 3,640
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 96.16% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,519 2,364 2,793
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 20 August 2019. 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
Cambridge +69 40 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Peterborough - 1 £38,500 -
Test Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 41 (93.18%) Selenium
3 37 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (81.82%) Software Testing
4 36 (81.82%) Functional Testing
5 33 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 33 (75.00%) User Stories
5 33 (75.00%) WorldPay
5 33 (75.00%) BDD
5 33 (75.00%) E-Commerce
6 22 (50.00%) Java
7 20 (45.45%) JUnit
7 20 (45.45%) JBehave
7 20 (45.45%) Cucumber
7 20 (45.45%) Jenkins
8 19 (43.18%) Scrum
9 18 (40.91%) SoapUI
10 17 (38.64%) Test Strategy
11 16 (36.36%) Agile Testing
11 16 (36.36%) JIRA
11 16 (36.36%) Test Planning
11 16 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
11 16 (36.36%) Visual Studio
11 16 (36.36%) SQL
11 16 (36.36%) Defect Tracking
11 16 (36.36%) Payment Gateway
11 16 (36.36%) Exploratory Testing
11 16 (36.36%) Sprint Retrospective
11 16 (36.36%) Sprint Review

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 16 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) GitHub
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (6.82%) Hyperconnected
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 41 (93.18%) Selenium
2 20 (45.45%) Cucumber
2 20 (45.45%) JBehave
2 20 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 20 (45.45%) JUnit
3 18 (40.91%) SoapUI
4 16 (36.36%) JIRA
4 16 (36.36%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.82%) FitNesse
5 3 (6.82%) Hamcrest
5 3 (6.82%) HtmlUnit
5 3 (6.82%) Mockito
5 3 (6.82%) TestNG
5 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
1 3 (6.82%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) CSS
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) JSON
2 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 37 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (81.82%) Functional Testing
3 36 (81.82%) Software Testing
4 33 (75.00%) BDD
4 33 (75.00%) E-Commerce
4 33 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 33 (75.00%) User Stories
5 19 (43.18%) Scrum
6 17 (38.64%) Test Strategy
7 16 (36.36%) Agile Testing
7 16 (36.36%) Defect Tracking
7 16 (36.36%) Exploratory Testing
7 16 (36.36%) Sprint Retrospective
7 16 (36.36%) Sprint Review
7 16 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (36.36%) Test Planning
8 3 (6.82%) Code Coverage
8 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure as Code
8 3 (6.82%) White-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) Java
2 16 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) Python
4 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) ISEB
1 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 33 (75.00%) WorldPay