Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 22 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
South West > Dorset
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 89 93
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 6 16 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.53% 1.48% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 1.48% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 29
Dorset median annual salary £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £38,125 £41,375 £51,300
South West median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Permanent vacancies in Dorset with a recognized job title 1114 1081 1421
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.41% 99.72% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 969 967 1102
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,200 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,500 £50,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole -16 2 £33,750 +12.50%
Bournemouth +5 1 £32,500 +18.18%
Wimborne - 1 £37,500 -
Test Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Dorset region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) HP UFT
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) SOAP
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 4 (66.67%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (33.33%) ISEB
5 2 (33.33%) Confluence
6 1 (16.67%) MSTest
6 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (16.67%) Ranorex

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) MSTest
4 1 (16.67%) NUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Ranorex
4 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Scenario Testing
3 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA