The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 52 42
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.90% 2.16% 4.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 2.30% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 15
Median salary £37,500 £46,250 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.91% +56.77%  
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 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 210 479 381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 94.17% 94.11% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 160 293 315
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 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 Cheltenham region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 7 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 6 (28.57%) Smoke Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) JIRA
4 5 (23.81%) ISEB
5 4 (19.05%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) C#
5 4 (19.05%) Unix
5 4 (19.05%) Windows
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) Java
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
5 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
5 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 4 (19.05%) Android
5 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
6 3 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) C++
6 3 (14.29%) LoadRunner
6 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 2 (9.52%) Retail
7 2 (9.52%) ISTQB

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
3 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
1 1 (4.76%) REST
1 1 (4.76%) SOAP
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Android
1 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Unix
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 7 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Smoke Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
4 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Testing
7 1 (4.76%) BDD
7 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Stress Testing
7 1 (4.76%) TDD
7 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) C#
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) C++
3 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISEB
2 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) HP
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