The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 202 180
Rank change year-on-year +31 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 60 59 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.17% 0.94% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.97% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 56 56 118
Median salary £46,250 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.62% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,500 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,356 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +2.55% -1.47%  

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 4908 6053 9822
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.19% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5522 8417
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 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 June 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 70 (65.42%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (64.49%) Test Automation
3 63 (58.88%) SQL
4 60 (56.07%) Finance
5 44 (41.12%) Test Scripting
6 42 (39.25%) QA
7 37 (34.58%) Selenium
7 37 (34.58%) Test Strategy
8 35 (32.71%) ISEB
9 33 (30.84%) ISTQB
10 31 (28.97%) Analytical Skills
11 30 (28.04%) Oracle
11 30 (28.04%) Scrum
12 29 (27.10%) SQL Server
12 29 (27.10%) Degree
13 28 (26.17%) Banking
14 25 (23.36%) User Acceptance Testing
15 22 (20.56%) Software Testing
16 21 (19.63%) C#
16 21 (19.63%) Waterfall
17 20 (18.69%) JIRA
18 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
18 19 (17.76%) Regression Testing
19 17 (15.89%) Microsoft Excel
19 17 (15.89%) Java
19 17 (15.89%) Windows
19 17 (15.89%) Integration Testing
19 17 (15.89%) SDLC
20 16 (14.95%) BDD
20 16 (14.95%) Manual Testing

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 (4.67%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) CMS
2 1 (0.93%) Confluence
2 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (15.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.93%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.10%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.28%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.41%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (6.54%) Big Data
5 5 (4.67%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (4.67%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.74%) Power BI
7 2 (1.87%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 37 (34.58%) Selenium
2 20 (18.69%) JIRA
3 14 (13.08%) Cucumber
4 12 (11.21%) SilkTest
5 11 (10.28%) SilkPerformer
6 10 (9.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (8.41%) SoapUI
7 9 (8.41%) WebDriver
8 6 (5.61%) Jenkins
9 5 (4.67%) SpecFlow
10 4 (3.74%) IntelliJ
10 4 (3.74%) JMeter
10 4 (3.74%) JUnit
11 3 (2.80%) Appium
11 3 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (2.80%) HP UFT
11 3 (2.80%) Jasmine
11 3 (2.80%) Subversion
11 3 (2.80%) TestNG
11 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (56.07%) Finance
2 28 (26.17%) Banking
3 16 (14.95%) Retail
4 5 (4.67%) Advertising
5 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.08%) .NET
2 8 (7.48%) HTML
3 6 (5.61%) XML
4 5 (4.67%) CSS
5 4 (3.74%) Middleware
5 4 (3.74%) Web Services
6 3 (2.80%) RESTful
6 3 (2.80%) SOAP
7 1 (0.93%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.93%) XSD
7 1 (0.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.97%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.15%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.35%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.54%) Fintech
4 7 (6.54%) Fixed Income
4 7 (6.54%) Hedge funds
5 5 (4.67%) User Experience
6 2 (1.87%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.93%) Derivative
7 1 (0.93%) Equities
7 1 (0.93%) FMCG
7 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.93%) iPad
7 1 (0.93%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.89%) Windows
2 15 (14.02%) Linux
3 9 (8.41%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.80%) Unix
5 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (65.42%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (64.49%) Test Automation
3 44 (41.12%) Test Scripting
4 37 (34.58%) Test Strategy
5 30 (28.04%) Scrum
6 25 (23.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (20.56%) Software Testing
8 21 (19.63%) Waterfall
9 19 (17.76%) Regression Testing
10 17 (15.89%) Integration Testing
10 17 (15.89%) SDLC
11 16 (14.95%) BDD
11 16 (14.95%) Manual Testing
12 12 (11.21%) Electronic Trading
12 12 (11.21%) Software Engineering
13 11 (10.28%) Scenario Testing
14 10 (9.35%) Functional Testing
14 10 (9.35%) System Testing
14 10 (9.35%) TDD
15 8 (7.48%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 63 (58.88%) SQL
2 21 (19.63%) C#
3 17 (15.89%) Java
4 6 (5.61%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.67%) Ruby
6 4 (3.74%) Python
7 3 (2.80%) C
8 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.93%) C++
8 1 (0.93%) Perl
8 1 (0.93%) PHP
8 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (32.71%) ISEB
2 33 (30.84%) ISTQB
3 29 (27.10%) Degree
4 8 (7.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.87%) HND
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (39.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (28.04%) Oracle
2 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.28%) Borland
4 10 (9.35%) Atlassian
5 6 (5.61%) BEA
6 5 (4.67%) HP
7 4 (3.74%) Tableau
8 2 (1.87%) Siebel
8 2 (1.87%) Sun
9 1 (0.93%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.93%) Epicor
9 1 (0.93%) IFS
9 1 (0.93%) Infor
9 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.93%) Sage
9 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.93%) SAP
9 1 (0.93%) Teradata
9 1 (0.93%) TOWER Software
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + excellent bens and poss 25% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
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Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary, bonus, bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Posted: 20 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £31,424 to £36,725 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago