Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 71 68
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 13 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.75% 2.98% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 3.04% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 12
Cheltenham median annual salary £38,500 £32,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.31% -14.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £32,750 £22,375 £31,025
90th Percentile £43,500 £62,500 £39,875
Gloucestershire median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -7.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. 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
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies in Cheltenham with a recognized job title 466 823 646
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.52% 97.98% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 400 707 534
Cheltenham median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £22,750 £27,500 £23,775
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +7.89%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

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 18 November 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 9 (69.23%) ISTQB
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 8 (61.54%) Test Strategy
3 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
4 6 (46.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (46.15%) JIRA
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) C#
5 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
5 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) Selenium
6 4 (30.77%) SpecFlow
6 4 (30.77%) ISEB
7 3 (23.08%) QA
7 3 (23.08%) NUnit
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (23.08%) TeamCity
7 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
7 3 (23.08%) User Stories
7 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (15.38%) Coaching

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (7.69%) MariaDB
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) JIRA
2 5 (38.46%) Selenium
3 4 (30.77%) SpecFlow
4 3 (23.08%) NUnit
4 3 (23.08%) TeamCity
4 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
1 8 (61.54%) Test Strategy
2 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
4 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) User Stories
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) BDD
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Kanban
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) ISTQB
2 6 (46.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (30.77%) ISEB
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) SAP