The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham 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
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 56 43
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 7 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.94% 2.51% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.18% 2.53% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 9
Median salary £22,500 £50,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -55.00% +56.25%  
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 Cheltenham. 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
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 220 395 355
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 92.44% 99.00% 98.89%
Number of salaries quoted 183 330 317
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £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 Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Cheltenham

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Cheltenham

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Cheltenham

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

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 Cheltenham region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) BDD
6 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (20.00%) Unix
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) ISEB
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
7 1 (10.00%) C#
7 1 (10.00%) TDD
7 1 (10.00%) Retail
7 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
7 1 (10.00%) Internet
7 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (10.00%) Python

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) RSpec
2 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (10.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Test Management
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP