The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 185 209
Rank change year-on-year +13 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 47 85 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.93% 1.20% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.25% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 37 68 86
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £56,250
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 the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4846 6786 9928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.83% 95.64% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4451 6068 8456
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in the City of London

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in the City of London

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in the City of London

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 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 City of London region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 54 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (68.42%) SQL
3 49 (64.47%) Finance
4 28 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (35.53%) QA
6 26 (34.21%) ISEB
7 25 (32.89%) SQL Server
8 24 (31.58%) Automated Testing
9 23 (30.26%) Selenium
9 23 (30.26%) JIRA
10 22 (28.95%) Test Scripting
10 22 (28.95%) Banking
11 20 (26.32%) Oracle
11 20 (26.32%) Degree
12 18 (23.68%) Waterfall
13 17 (22.37%) Test Strategy
14 16 (21.05%) SDLC
14 16 (21.05%) Scrum
14 16 (21.05%) Windows
15 15 (19.74%) ISTQB
15 15 (19.74%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (18.42%) Linux
17 13 (17.11%) Software Testing
17 13 (17.11%) Manual Testing
17 13 (17.11%) Relational Database
18 12 (15.79%) Test Automation
18 12 (15.79%) MS Excel
18 12 (15.79%) C#
18 12 (15.79%) Java
19 11 (14.47%) HTML

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (6.58%) Confluence
1 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.32%) CMS
3 1 (1.32%) Documentum
3 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.21%) MS Office
3 2 (2.63%) MS Project
3 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) HTTP
1 3 (3.95%) HTTPS
1 3 (3.95%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.11%) Relational Database
3 9 (11.84%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.58%) Big Data
5 3 (3.95%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 3 (3.95%) Cognos Report Studio
5 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 23 (30.26%) JIRA
1 23 (30.26%) Selenium
2 10 (13.16%) Cucumber
2 10 (13.16%) SilkPerformer
2 10 (13.16%) SilkTest
3 6 (7.89%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (5.26%) SpecFlow
4 4 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.26%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.95%) Gatling
5 3 (3.95%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.63%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.63%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.63%) JUnit
6 2 (2.63%) Protractor
6 2 (2.63%) TestNG
6 2 (2.63%) Toad
6 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.32%) IntelliJ
General
1 49 (64.47%) Finance
2 22 (28.95%) Banking
3 6 (7.89%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.58%) Retail
5 4 (5.26%) Advertising
6 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.32%) Back Office
7 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) HTML
2 6 (7.89%) CSS
2 6 (7.89%) XML
3 5 (6.58%) .NET
4 4 (5.26%) Web Services
5 3 (3.95%) SOAP
6 2 (2.63%) HTML5
7 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.32%) Ajax
7 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.32%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.32%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.32%) JSON
7 1 (1.32%) LINQ
7 1 (1.32%) Middleware
7 1 (1.32%) REST
7 1 (1.32%) WinForms
7 1 (1.32%) WPF
7 1 (1.32%) XSD
7 1 (1.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.89%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.95%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Contract for Difference
5 2 (2.63%) Fintech
5 2 (2.63%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.32%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.32%) Derivative
6 1 (1.32%) Equities
6 1 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.32%) iPad
6 1 (1.32%) iPhone
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.05%) Windows
2 14 (18.42%) Linux
3 8 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.95%) Android
5 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.58%) Automated Testing
3 22 (28.95%) Test Scripting
4 18 (23.68%) Waterfall
5 17 (22.37%) Test Strategy
6 16 (21.05%) Scrum
6 16 (21.05%) SDLC
7 15 (19.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (17.11%) Manual Testing
8 13 (17.11%) Software Testing
9 12 (15.79%) Test Automation
10 11 (14.47%) Electronic Trading
10 11 (14.47%) Integration Testing
10 11 (14.47%) Regression Testing
11 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (11.84%) Software Engineering
12 8 (10.53%) Project Management
13 7 (9.21%) BDD
13 7 (9.21%) Proprietary Trading
13 7 (9.21%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 52 (68.42%) SQL
2 12 (15.79%) C#
2 12 (15.79%) Java
3 3 (3.95%) C
3 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.95%) Python
3 3 (3.95%) Ruby
4 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.32%) XAML
4 1 (1.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (34.21%) ISEB
2 20 (26.32%) Degree
3 15 (19.74%) ISTQB
4 8 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (35.53%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SDET
2 1 (1.32%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Oracle
2 10 (13.16%) Atlassian
2 10 (13.16%) Borland
3 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.21%) BEA
5 6 (7.89%) HP
6 3 (3.95%) Charles River
6 3 (3.95%) Cognos
6 3 (3.95%) IBM
6 3 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.63%) Siebel
7 2 (2.63%) Sun
7 2 (2.63%) Tableau
8 1 (1.32%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.32%) EMC
8 1 (1.32%) Pega
8 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.32%) Teradata
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