Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 160 150 160
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 52 78 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.22% 1.51% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.55% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 46 76 107
East Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +13.64% -2.94%
10th Percentile £22,125 £26,875 £20,950
90th Percentile £37,750 £53,125 £70,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

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 4,111 5,027 5,963
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 97.52% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,071 4,226 4,777
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,375 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Nottinghamshire +9 22 £32,500 -14.47% 2
Derbyshire +15 13 £25,000 -50.00% 2
Leicestershire -23 8 £35,250 +4.44% 5
Lincolnshire +31 6 £23,500 +23.68%
Northamptonshire 0 3 £34,000 -38.18% 3
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 42 (80.77%) Test Automation
2 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (44.23%) Software Testing
4 22 (42.31%) Degree
5 20 (38.46%) ISTQB
6 19 (36.54%) Selenium
7 16 (30.77%) QA
8 14 (26.92%) Manual Testing
8 14 (26.92%) Black-Box Testing
9 13 (25.00%) Logistics
9 13 (25.00%) Oracle
9 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (23.08%) SQL
10 12 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (21.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (21.15%) Java
12 10 (19.23%) Scrum
13 9 (17.31%) ISEB
13 9 (17.31%) OO
13 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (15.38%) Time Management
14 8 (15.38%) Computer Science
14 8 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (15.38%) MQSeries
14 8 (15.38%) UML
14 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
14 8 (15.38%) PL/SQL
14 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
14 8 (15.38%) Web Services
15 6 (11.54%) JavaScript

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 8 (15.38%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (36.54%) Selenium
2 5 (9.62%) TestLink
3 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.77%) NeoLoad
5 2 (3.85%) Calabash
5 2 (3.85%) Capybara
5 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.85%) HP UFT
5 2 (3.85%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.85%) Protractor
5 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.92%) JUnit
6 1 (1.92%) Subversion
6 1 (1.92%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) Web Services
2 5 (9.62%) JMS
2 5 (9.62%) REST
3 4 (7.69%) .NET
4 2 (3.85%) Gherkin
4 2 (3.85%) SOAP
5 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (80.77%) Test Automation
2 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (44.23%) Software Testing
4 14 (26.92%) Black-Box Testing
4 14 (26.92%) Manual Testing
5 13 (25.00%) Logistics
6 12 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (19.23%) Scrum
8 9 (17.31%) OO
9 8 (15.38%) Computer Science
9 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
9 8 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (15.38%) Time Management
9 8 (15.38%) UML
10 6 (11.54%) Scenario Testing
11 5 (9.62%) ATDD
11 5 (9.62%) Microservices
11 5 (9.62%) System Testing
11 5 (9.62%) Test Management
11 5 (9.62%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) SQL
2 11 (21.15%) Java
3 8 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.85%) C#
5 2 (3.85%) VB
6 1 (1.92%) IronPython
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.92%) VBA
6 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) Degree
2 20 (38.46%) ISTQB
3 11 (21.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (17.31%) ISEB
5 5 (9.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (1.92%) Cadence