Period
to 17 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

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

Test Analyst
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 32 41
Rank change year-on-year -29 +9 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.49% 4.71% 3.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 4.80% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 11
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £30,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -1.64% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £21,050 £25,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £36,000 £33,750
Cheshire median annual salary £36,250 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +6.62% +1.49% +11.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 393 271 326
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.04% 98.19% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 351 209 292
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,750 £25,750 £24,100
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,750 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +16.88% +1.32% -5.00%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Chester

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Chester

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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 Chester region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Automotive
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Internet of Things
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Spark

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (100.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA