The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £24,500 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
South West / Dorset
Rank 50 81 91
Rank change year-on-year +31 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.79% 0.56% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.57% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 4
Median salary £24,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.77% +10.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.42% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 365 706 776
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.56% 98.88% 99.11%
Number of salaries quoted 331 533 672
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £50,000
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 Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Dorset

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Dorset

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +34 3 £24,500 -36.77%
Test Analyst
South West

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 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 Dorset region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) Automation Testing
3 4 (44.44%) QA
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) ISEB
4 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
5 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
5 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) PMI
6 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
3 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) REST
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Automation Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft