Period
to 21 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 152 169
Rank change year-on-year -23 +17 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 49 75 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.05% 1.43% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.47% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 42 70 102
East Midlands median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% +11.11% -4.67%
10th Percentile £21,825 £27,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £49,625 £50,250 £45,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £36,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +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 4,510 5,115 6,384
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 97.35% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3,541 4,264 5,053
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,425 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%

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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 2018. 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 -5 14 £42,500 +30.77% 4
Nottinghamshire +4 13 £34,500 -8.00% 5
Derbyshire -3 11 £27,250 -45.50% 5
Lincolnshire +21 6 £23,500 +23.68% 1
Northamptonshire -13 5 £29,000 - 1
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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 36 (73.47%) Test Automation
2 23 (46.94%) Software Testing
3 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (30.61%) ISTQB
5 14 (28.57%) QA
5 14 (28.57%) Selenium
6 13 (26.53%) Manual Testing
7 12 (24.49%) Degree
7 12 (24.49%) ISEB
8 11 (22.45%) Scenario Testing
9 9 (18.37%) Test Scripting
10 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
11 7 (14.29%) Scrum
11 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 7 (14.29%) Performance Testing
11 7 (14.29%) NeoLoad
12 6 (12.24%) Gherkin
12 6 (12.24%) System Testing
12 6 (12.24%) C#
12 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
12 6 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (10.20%) Acceptance Criteria
13 5 (10.20%) Windows
13 5 (10.20%) LoadRunner
13 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
13 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
13 5 (10.20%) WebDriver
13 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (10.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (10.20%) Test Planning

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) LAN
1 2 (4.08%) SMS
1 2 (4.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Selenium
2 7 (14.29%) NeoLoad
3 5 (10.20%) LoadRunner
3 5 (10.20%) WebDriver
4 4 (8.16%) SpecFlow
4 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.08%) Calabash
5 2 (4.08%) Capybara
5 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.08%) HP UFT
5 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.08%) JUnit
5 2 (4.08%) Protractor
5 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.08%) TestLink
6 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.04%) JIRA
6 1 (2.04%) Subversion
6 1 (2.04%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Polish Language
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) Gherkin
2 3 (6.12%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) JMS
3 2 (4.08%) REST
3 2 (4.08%) SOAP
4 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) EPoS
4 1 (2.04%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) Test Automation
2 23 (46.94%) Software Testing
3 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (26.53%) Manual Testing
5 11 (22.45%) Scenario Testing
6 9 (18.37%) Test Scripting
7 7 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Scrum
8 6 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (12.24%) System Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Acceptance Criteria
9 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
9 5 (10.20%) Test Planning
10 4 (8.16%) SDLC
10 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.12%) Black-Box Testing
11 3 (6.12%) Exploratory Testing
11 3 (6.12%) Software Deployment
11 3 (6.12%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (12.24%) C#
3 4 (8.16%) Java
3 4 (8.16%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) PHP
4 1 (2.04%) VB
4 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.04%) VBA
4 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) ISTQB
2 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 12 (24.49%) ISEB
3 5 (10.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.04%) BC Cleared
7 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Cadence
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) IBM