Period
to 19 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

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

Test Analyst
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 149 166 162
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 55 54 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.36% 1.12% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.15% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 44 48 59
East Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% +10.84%
10th Percentile £24,825 £24,150 £25,125
90th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.04% +1.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 3,900 4,685 5,038
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.56% 97.32% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3,225 3,827 4,199
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £61,700
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +4.17% +1.05%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in the East Midlands

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in the East Midlands

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in the East Midlands

Test Analyst
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 September 2019. 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
Leicestershire +4 26 £33,000 -22.35% 2
Nottinghamshire -8 16 £32,500 -14.47% 5
Derbyshire +11 7 £35,000 +55.56% 1
Northamptonshire +31 2 £27,000 -14.29% 1
Lincolnshire +6 2 £25,250 -0.98% 1
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 East Midlands region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 39 (70.91%) Test Automation
2 31 (56.36%) Selenium
2 31 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 18 (32.73%) ISEB
4 18 (32.73%) C#
4 18 (32.73%) QA
5 17 (30.91%) Test Strategy
6 16 (29.09%) SDLC
7 15 (27.27%) SQL
8 14 (25.45%) Scrum
9 13 (23.64%) Java
10 11 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (18.18%) ISTQB
11 10 (18.18%) Test Planning
12 9 (16.36%) Cucumber
13 8 (14.55%) Stress Testing
13 8 (14.55%) Manual Testing
13 8 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (12.73%) Degree
14 7 (12.73%) Software Testing
14 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
15 6 (10.91%) Regression Testing
15 6 (10.91%) Retail
15 6 (10.91%) WebDriver
15 6 (10.91%) User Stories
15 6 (10.91%) Functional Testing
15 6 (10.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 5 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
16 5 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Ethernet
1 4 (7.27%) VLAN
2 1 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (56.36%) Selenium
2 9 (16.36%) Cucumber
3 6 (10.91%) WebDriver
4 4 (7.27%) Maven
5 3 (5.45%) JIRA
5 3 (5.45%) Ranorex
6 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.82%) JMeter
7 1 (1.82%) JUnit
7 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.82%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.82%) TestRail
7 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 6 (10.91%) Retail
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) 802.1X
1 4 (7.27%) Gherkin
1 4 (7.27%) Spring
2 2 (3.64%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.64%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.82%) EPoS
2 1 (1.82%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
1 4 (7.27%) Windows Server
1 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (70.91%) Test Automation
2 31 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 17 (30.91%) Test Strategy
5 16 (29.09%) SDLC
6 14 (25.45%) Scrum
7 11 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (18.18%) Test Planning
9 8 (14.55%) Manual Testing
9 8 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (14.55%) Stress Testing
10 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
10 7 (12.73%) Software Testing
11 6 (10.91%) Functional Testing
11 6 (10.91%) Regression Testing
11 6 (10.91%) User Stories
12 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
12 5 (9.09%) Microservices
12 5 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) C#
2 15 (27.27%) SQL
3 13 (23.64%) Java
4 4 (7.27%) C
4 4 (7.27%) C++
4 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) ISEB
2 10 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 7 (12.73%) Degree
4 6 (10.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (7.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (32.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) FNZ