Period
to 24 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 24 March 2019.

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

Test Analyst
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 87 85
Rank change year-on-year +22 -2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 21 28 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.29% 1.98% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 2.07% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 13
Coventry median annual salary £37,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.33% -7.69% -4.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £39,953 £38,500 £37,500
West Midlands median annual salary £33,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -7.69% -4.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry. 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
Coventry
Permanent vacancies in Coventry with a recognized job title 870 1,350 1,108
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 95.61% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 716 1,074 914
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.98% +1.88% -

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Coventry

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Coventry

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Coventry over the 6 months to 24 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Coventry

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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 Coventry region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) Test Strategy
4 10 (47.62%) Acceptance Criteria
5 9 (42.86%) SQL
6 8 (38.10%) QA
7 7 (33.33%) Selenium
7 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 7 (33.33%) Java
7 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
8 6 (28.57%) Data Science
8 6 (28.57%) Power BI
8 6 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
8 6 (28.57%) Web Services
8 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
8 6 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (28.57%) Security Testing
8 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
9 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
10 4 (19.05%) SOAP
10 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
10 4 (19.05%) SoapUI
10 4 (19.05%) REST
10 4 (19.05%) High Availability
11 3 (14.29%) JMeter
11 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
12 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
12 2 (9.52%) Web Development
12 2 (9.52%) Finance

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) SoapUI
3 3 (14.29%) JMeter
4 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.76%) JIRA
5 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.76%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services
2 4 (19.05%) REST
2 4 (19.05%) SOAP
3 2 (9.52%) Middleware
4 1 (4.76%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) Test Strategy
4 10 (47.62%) Acceptance Criteria
5 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (28.57%) Data Science
6 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Security Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
8 4 (19.05%) High Availability
8 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
9 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 2 (9.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft