Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 19 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 159 126
Rank change year-on-year +4 -33 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 73 101 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.42% 1.54% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.58% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 68 102 150
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £33,045
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.67% +10.15%
10th Percentile £27,000 £20,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,750 £45,000 £40,350
England median annual salary £36,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 5000 6389 7271
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.31% 97.72% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4163 5053 5897
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,550 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,850
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 November 2017.

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 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
Nottinghamshire -7 30 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Derbyshire -1 16 £50,000 +25.00%
Northamptonshire +21 8 £29,000 +38.10%
Leicestershire +16 8 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Lincolnshire +11 2 £19,000 -32.14% 1
Test Analyst
England

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

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

1 49 (67.12%) Test Automation
2 32 (43.84%) Scenario Testing
3 27 (36.99%) SQL
4 23 (31.51%) ISEB
5 22 (30.14%) JIRA
5 22 (30.14%) Selenium
6 21 (28.77%) Test Scripting
6 21 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (26.03%) QA
7 19 (26.03%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (26.03%) Functional Testing
8 17 (23.29%) Test Strategy
9 16 (21.92%) Finance
9 16 (21.92%) Degree
10 15 (20.55%) SoapUI
10 15 (20.55%) XML
11 14 (19.18%) Java
11 14 (19.18%) Retail
11 14 (19.18%) Integration Testing
12 13 (17.81%) Customer Requirements
13 12 (16.44%) Relational Database
13 12 (16.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (16.44%) HP Quality Center
13 12 (16.44%) ISTQB
13 12 (16.44%) SC Cleared
13 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
13 12 (16.44%) Vietnamese Language
13 12 (16.44%) XML Messaging
13 12 (16.44%) C#
13 12 (16.44%) SOAP

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.11%) CMS
1 3 (4.11%) Confluence
1 3 (4.11%) IBM Domino
1 3 (4.11%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Magento
1 2 (2.74%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.37%) Big Data
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (30.14%) JIRA
1 22 (30.14%) Selenium
2 15 (20.55%) SoapUI
3 8 (10.96%) Cucumber
4 7 (9.59%) JMeter
5 5 (6.85%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.85%) JUnit
6 4 (5.48%) Appium
7 3 (4.11%) Calabash
7 3 (4.11%) Gatling
7 3 (4.11%) JBehave
7 3 (4.11%) SpecFlow
7 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.11%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.11%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.74%) FogBugz
8 2 (2.74%) NUnit
8 2 (2.74%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (2.74%) TestRail
9 1 (1.37%) Ranorex
General
1 16 (21.92%) Finance
2 14 (19.18%) Retail
3 12 (16.44%) Vietnamese Language
4 3 (4.11%) Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) XML
2 12 (16.44%) SOAP
2 12 (16.44%) XML Messaging
3 8 (10.96%) Web Services
4 7 (9.59%) .NET
5 3 (4.11%) Gherkin
5 3 (4.11%) HTML
6 2 (2.74%) PRADO
7 1 (1.37%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.37%) CSS
7 1 (1.37%) CSS3
7 1 (1.37%) Enzyme
7 1 (1.37%) HTML5
7 1 (1.37%) Jest
7 1 (1.37%) JSON
7 1 (1.37%) React
7 1 (1.37%) REST
7 1 (1.37%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.37%) Fintech
2 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.37%) iPad
2 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.37%) User Experience
2 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Windows
2 4 (5.48%) Android
2 4 (5.48%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.37%) Unix
3 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (67.12%) Test Automation
2 32 (43.84%) Scenario Testing
3 21 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (28.77%) Test Scripting
4 19 (26.03%) Functional Testing
4 19 (26.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (23.29%) Test Strategy
6 14 (19.18%) Integration Testing
7 13 (17.81%) Customer Requirements
8 11 (15.07%) Service Management
9 9 (12.33%) SDLC
10 8 (10.96%) Defect Management
10 8 (10.96%) Manual Testing
10 8 (10.96%) OO
11 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
11 6 (8.22%) Exploratory Testing
11 6 (8.22%) Project Management
11 6 (8.22%) Software Testing
12 4 (5.48%) Line Management
12 4 (5.48%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.99%) SQL
2 14 (19.18%) Java
3 12 (16.44%) C#
4 4 (5.48%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.11%) Python
5 3 (4.11%) Ruby
6 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.37%) C
7 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (31.51%) ISEB
2 16 (21.92%) Degree
3 12 (16.44%) ISTQB
3 12 (16.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (16.44%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (26.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (16.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle
3 3 (4.11%) IBM
3 3 (4.11%) Lotus
4 2 (2.74%) hybris
4 2 (2.74%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com