Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 22 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 of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 162 185
Rank change year-on-year -89 +23 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 100 238 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.83% 1.80% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.86% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 92 207 207
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +14.50%
10th Percentile £23,250 £24,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 of England. 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 of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11697 12786 14622
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9596 10618 12133
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
Hertfordshire -58 42 £42,250 +12.67% 1
Suffolk -14 35 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Cambridgeshire -27 15 £35,000 - 6
Essex +23 5 £38,500 -30.00% 2
Norfolk +7 3 £36,500 +52.08%
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 of England region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 68 (68.00%) Test Automation
2 49 (49.00%) QA
3 45 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (38.00%) Software Testing
5 32 (32.00%) Manual Testing
6 29 (29.00%) SQL
7 28 (28.00%) ISEB
8 27 (27.00%) Test Strategy
9 24 (24.00%) ISTQB
10 23 (23.00%) Selenium
11 22 (22.00%) Retail
11 22 (22.00%) BDD
12 19 (19.00%) Test Scripting
13 16 (16.00%) JIRA
13 16 (16.00%) E-Commerce
14 15 (15.00%) Finance
15 14 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (11.00%) C#
16 11 (11.00%) Degree
17 10 (10.00%) API Testing
17 10 (10.00%) Waterfall
18 9 (9.00%) Functional Testing
18 9 (9.00%) Cucumber
18 9 (9.00%) Jenkins
18 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
18 9 (9.00%) Windows
18 9 (9.00%) Test Management
19 8 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
19 8 (8.00%) Computer Science
19 8 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.00%) Tricentis Tosca
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.00%) QlikView
4 1 (1.00%) Big Data
4 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.00%) Looker
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (23.00%) Selenium
2 16 (16.00%) JIRA
3 9 (9.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (9.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.00%) Appium
5 5 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 5 (5.00%) SpecFlow
6 4 (4.00%) HP UFT
6 4 (4.00%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.00%) JMeter
7 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.00%) NuGet
8 2 (2.00%) NUnit
8 2 (2.00%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.00%) Mocha
9 1 (1.00%) MSTest
9 1 (1.00%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (1.00%) Toad
General
1 22 (22.00%) Retail
2 15 (15.00%) Finance
3 3 (3.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Electronics
5 1 (1.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.00%) Web Services
2 6 (6.00%) .NET
3 3 (3.00%) SOAP
4 2 (2.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.00%) JSON
4 2 (2.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (2.00%) WPF
5 1 (1.00%) Middleware
5 1 (1.00%) Node.js
5 1 (1.00%) ODBC
5 1 (1.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.00%) EPoS
3 3 (3.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.00%) Fintech
4 2 (2.00%) Xbox
5 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.00%) Windows
2 4 (4.00%) Android
2 4 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (68.00%) Test Automation
2 45 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (38.00%) Software Testing
4 32 (32.00%) Manual Testing
5 27 (27.00%) Test Strategy
6 22 (22.00%) BDD
7 19 (19.00%) Test Scripting
8 16 (16.00%) E-Commerce
9 10 (10.00%) API Testing
9 10 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 9 (9.00%) Functional Testing
10 9 (9.00%) Test Management
11 8 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.00%) TDD
11 8 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (7.00%) Non-Functional Testing
12 7 (7.00%) SDLC
13 5 (5.00%) Defect Management
13 5 (5.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.00%) SQL
2 11 (11.00%) C#
3 3 (3.00%) Java
3 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.00%) Python
5 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.00%) C
5 1 (1.00%) C++
5 1 (1.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (28.00%) ISEB
2 24 (24.00%) ISTQB
3 11 (11.00%) Degree
4 6 (6.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (49.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.00%) HP
2 5 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.00%) CA
4 1 (1.00%) Cognos
4 1 (1.00%) IBM
4 1 (1.00%) SAP
4 1 (1.00%) Tableau