The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
England / East of England
Rank 155 164 171
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 95 113 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.56% 1.54% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.60% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 91 99 75
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,550 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.42% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5858 7074 7236
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.05% 96.23% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4679 5707 5819
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in the East of England

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in the East of England

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in the East of England

Test Analyst
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +21 56 £35,000 -12.50%
Norfolk -9 12 £35,000 +55.55% 2
Bedfordshire +32 11 £32,000 -47.10%
Suffolk +15 7 £30,000 -9.09% 2
Cambridgeshire -3 6 £37,500 - 1
Essex +14 3 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 of England region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 137 (53.52%) Selenium
2 130 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (46.48%) QA
4 116 (45.31%) Finance
5 107 (41.80%) ISEB
6 104 (40.63%) ISTQB
7 99 (38.67%) SQL
8 76 (29.69%) Scrum
9 75 (29.30%) JIRA
10 72 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
11 67 (26.17%) Software Testing
12 65 (25.39%) Test Scripting
13 64 (25.00%) Automation Testing
13 64 (25.00%) Java
14 62 (24.22%) Microsoft
15 60 (23.44%) Manual Testing
16 59 (23.05%) WebDriver
17 58 (22.66%) Functional Testing
18 57 (22.27%) Test Automation
19 52 (20.31%) BDD
20 49 (19.14%) Automated Testing
21 47 (18.36%) MS Excel
22 46 (17.97%) C#
22 46 (17.97%) TDD
22 46 (17.97%) Test Strategy
23 44 (17.19%) Unix
24 41 (16.02%) HP UFT
25 40 (15.63%) Regression Testing
26 36 (14.06%) Non-Functional Testing
27 31 (12.11%) Python

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 18 (7.03%) Confluence
2 14 (5.47%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.52%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.17%) CMS
5 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 47 (18.36%) MS Excel
2 30 (11.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.30%) Postilion
2 7 (2.73%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.95%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.30%) ATM
2 5 (1.95%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.52%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.73%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.17%) MySQL
3 3 (1.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 137 (53.52%) Selenium
2 75 (29.30%) JIRA
3 59 (23.05%) WebDriver
4 41 (16.02%) HP UFT
5 27 (10.55%) Cucumber
6 21 (8.20%) Git (software)
7 18 (7.03%) LoadRunner
8 16 (6.25%) SoapUI
9 14 (5.47%) JUnit
9 14 (5.47%) Maven
10 9 (3.52%) JMeter
11 7 (2.73%) JBehave
11 7 (2.73%) Visual Studio
12 6 (2.34%) ClearQuest
13 4 (1.56%) Jenkins
13 4 (1.56%) SpecFlow
14 3 (1.17%) AppVeyor
14 3 (1.17%) NUnit
14 3 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (0.78%) Zephyr
General
1 116 (45.31%) Finance
2 28 (10.94%) Banking
3 7 (2.73%) Back Office
4 5 (1.95%) Games
5 4 (1.56%) Publishing
5 4 (1.56%) Retail
6 3 (1.17%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.78%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.78%) Marketing
7 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.03%) Gherkin
1 18 (7.03%) RESTful
2 14 (5.47%) Hibernate
2 14 (5.47%) Spring
3 9 (3.52%) CSS
3 9 (3.52%) HTML
4 6 (2.34%) Web Services
5 5 (1.95%) .NET
6 3 (1.17%) SOAP
7 2 (0.78%) Ajax
7 2 (0.78%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.78%) JSON
7 2 (0.78%) REST
7 2 (0.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.78%) XHTML
8 1 (0.39%) jQuery
8 1 (0.39%) Middleware
8 1 (0.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.52%) Client/Server
3 7 (2.73%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.95%) iPad
5 4 (1.56%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.17%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.78%) User Experience
8 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.39%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.19%) Unix
2 28 (10.94%) Linux
3 12 (4.69%) Windows
4 2 (0.78%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.39%) Android
5 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (29.69%) Scrum
3 72 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 67 (26.17%) Software Testing
5 65 (25.39%) Test Scripting
6 64 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 60 (23.44%) Manual Testing
8 58 (22.66%) Functional Testing
9 57 (22.27%) Test Automation
10 52 (20.31%) BDD
11 49 (19.14%) Automated Testing
12 46 (17.97%) TDD
12 46 (17.97%) Test Strategy
13 40 (15.63%) Regression Testing
14 36 (14.06%) Non-Functional Testing
15 27 (10.55%) Waterfall
16 24 (9.38%) Performance Testing
17 21 (8.20%) SDLC
18 19 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (7.42%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (38.67%) SQL
2 64 (25.00%) Java
3 46 (17.97%) C#
4 31 (12.11%) Python
5 18 (7.03%) Shell Script
6 11 (4.30%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 7 (2.73%) Ruby
9 3 (1.17%) PHP
10 2 (0.78%) AWK
10 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.78%) Perl
10 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.78%) VBScript
11 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 107 (41.80%) ISEB
2 104 (40.63%) ISTQB
3 22 (8.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (3.91%) Degree
5 3 (1.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (46.48%) QA
2 4 (1.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (5.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (24.22%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.16%) HP
3 19 (7.42%) Oracle
4 14 (5.47%) Atlassian
5 11 (4.30%) NCR
6 3 (1.17%) SAP
7 2 (0.78%) Sun
8 1 (0.39%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.39%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.39%) IBM
8 1 (0.39%) VMware
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