Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 261 233
Rank change year-on-year +11 -28 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 65 95 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.64% 0.82% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.85% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 61 90 164
City of London median annual salary £42,500 £45,597 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.79% +1.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,250 £60,000
Central London median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.41% -2.22% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9633 11196 16261
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 96.41% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8718 10207 14137
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 25 November 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 25 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 City of London region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 47 (72.31%) Test Automation
2 40 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (46.15%) QA
4 27 (41.54%) Finance
5 25 (38.46%) Software Testing
5 25 (38.46%) Test Strategy
6 21 (32.31%) ISTQB
6 21 (32.31%) SQL
6 21 (32.31%) BDD
7 19 (29.23%) Degree
8 18 (27.69%) Selenium
9 17 (26.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (26.15%) Test Scripting
10 15 (23.08%) TDD
10 15 (23.08%) ISEB
11 12 (18.46%) Java
11 12 (18.46%) Functional Testing
12 11 (16.92%) Manual Testing
12 11 (16.92%) Scrum
12 11 (16.92%) C#
13 10 (15.38%) Regression Testing
13 10 (15.38%) System Testing
14 9 (13.85%) Integration Testing
14 9 (13.85%) Oracle
14 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
14 9 (13.85%) .NET
14 9 (13.85%) JIRA
15 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
15 8 (12.31%) Cucumber
15 8 (12.31%) SpecFlow

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 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.54%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.54%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.54%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) SaaS
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.08%) Big Data
4 2 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.54%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (1.54%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (1.54%) Power BI
5 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (27.69%) Selenium
2 9 (13.85%) JIRA
3 8 (12.31%) Cucumber
3 8 (12.31%) SpecFlow
4 7 (10.77%) HP UFT
4 7 (10.77%) WebDriver
5 5 (7.69%) SoapUI
6 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.62%) JMeter
7 3 (4.62%) JUnit
7 3 (4.62%) MSTest
7 3 (4.62%) TestNG
8 2 (3.08%) Appium
8 2 (3.08%) IntelliJ
8 2 (3.08%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.08%) Protractor
8 2 (3.08%) SilkTest
8 2 (3.08%) Subversion
9 1 (1.54%) Gatling
9 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (41.54%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
3 5 (7.69%) Retail
4 3 (4.62%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Advertising
6 1 (1.54%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) .NET
2 6 (9.23%) Gherkin
3 4 (6.15%) HTML
3 4 (6.15%) SOAP
3 4 (6.15%) Web Services
4 3 (4.62%) CSS
4 3 (4.62%) XML
5 2 (3.08%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (3.08%) Middleware
5 2 (3.08%) RESTful
6 1 (1.54%) J2EE
6 1 (1.54%) Java EE
6 1 (1.54%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
1 6 (9.23%) Fintech
1 6 (9.23%) Hedge funds
2 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.08%) iPad
3 2 (3.08%) iPhone
4 1 (1.54%) Equities
4 1 (1.54%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Linux
3 2 (3.08%) Android
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (72.31%) Test Automation
2 40 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 25 (38.46%) Test Strategy
4 21 (32.31%) BDD
5 17 (26.15%) Test Scripting
5 17 (26.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (23.08%) TDD
7 12 (18.46%) Functional Testing
8 11 (16.92%) Manual Testing
8 11 (16.92%) Scrum
9 10 (15.38%) Regression Testing
9 10 (15.38%) System Testing
10 9 (13.85%) Integration Testing
11 8 (12.31%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (12.31%) Test Planning
12 7 (10.77%) Configuration Management
12 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (10.77%) Defect Management
12 7 (10.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.31%) SQL
2 12 (18.46%) Java
3 11 (16.92%) C#
4 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.08%) Python
5 2 (3.08%) Ruby
6 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.54%) C
6 1 (1.54%) Perl
6 1 (1.54%) PHP
6 1 (1.54%) Scala
6 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (32.31%) ISTQB
2 19 (29.23%) Degree
3 15 (23.08%) ISEB
4 3 (4.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (46.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.62%) SAP
4 2 (3.08%) Charles River
4 2 (3.08%) HP
4 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.08%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.54%) Birst
5 1 (1.54%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.54%) Borland
5 1 (1.54%) Cognos
5 1 (1.54%) Epicor
5 1 (1.54%) IFS
5 1 (1.54%) Infor
5 1 (1.54%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.54%) Reuters
5 1 (1.54%) Sage
5 1 (1.54%) Tableau
5 1 (1.54%) Workday