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 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 143 183
Rank change year-on-year -58 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 54 121 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.88% 1.80% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.87% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 51 106 89
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +11.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,356 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +2.55% -1.47%  

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 5954 6475 7992
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.27% 96.20% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4865 5500 6591
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 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 June 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
Suffolk -8 27 £32,500 - 3
Hertfordshire -27 17 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Norfolk -1 5 £32,500 +51.16% 2
Essex -6 2 £32,500 -25.71%
Cambridgeshire -17 2 £35,000 -8.49% 2
Bedfordshire +1 1 - -
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 104 (69.80%) Test Automation
2 84 (56.38%) QA
2 84 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (45.64%) Selenium
4 54 (36.24%) Finance
5 51 (34.23%) SQL
6 49 (32.89%) ISEB
7 47 (31.54%) Software Testing
7 47 (31.54%) ISTQB
8 45 (30.20%) JIRA
9 42 (28.19%) BDD
10 39 (26.17%) Scrum
11 37 (24.83%) TDD
12 36 (24.16%) Test Scripting
12 36 (24.16%) WebDriver
13 35 (23.49%) Java
14 34 (22.82%) Manual Testing
15 33 (22.15%) Test Strategy
16 31 (20.81%) Regression Testing
17 28 (18.79%) C#
18 26 (17.45%) Microsoft
18 26 (17.45%) Functional Testing
19 24 (16.11%) Non-Functional Testing
20 23 (15.44%) Waterfall
21 22 (14.77%) User Acceptance Testing
21 22 (14.77%) Unix
22 20 (13.42%) Cucumber
23 17 (11.41%) Gherkin
23 17 (11.41%) HP UFT
24 16 (10.74%) Python

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 12 (8.05%) Tomcat
2 11 (7.38%) Confluence
3 4 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.68%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.67%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (6.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.03%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.01%) Postilion
2 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.03%) SaaS
2 4 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.36%) HTTP
2 3 (2.01%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.34%) QlikView
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 68 (45.64%) Selenium
2 45 (30.20%) JIRA
3 36 (24.16%) WebDriver
4 20 (13.42%) Cucumber
5 17 (11.41%) HP UFT
6 14 (9.40%) Git (software)
7 13 (8.72%) SoapUI
8 11 (7.38%) JBehave
8 11 (7.38%) JUnit
8 11 (7.38%) Maven
8 11 (7.38%) Visual Studio
9 7 (4.70%) LoadRunner
10 5 (3.36%) JMeter
10 5 (3.36%) SpecFlow
10 5 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.68%) ClearQuest
12 3 (2.01%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.34%) Jenkins
13 2 (1.34%) WATIR
14 1 (0.67%) Calabash
General
1 54 (36.24%) Finance
2 7 (4.70%) Retail
3 6 (4.03%) Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Electronics
4 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.67%) Games
4 1 (0.67%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.67%) Legal
4 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.67%) Marketing
4 1 (0.67%) Publishing
4 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.41%) Gherkin
2 13 (8.72%) RESTful
3 11 (7.38%) Hibernate
3 11 (7.38%) Spring
4 5 (3.36%) .NET
4 5 (3.36%) CSS
4 5 (3.36%) HTML
5 4 (2.68%) Ajax
5 4 (2.68%) Apache Flex
5 4 (2.68%) JSON
5 4 (2.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (2.68%) XHTML
6 3 (2.01%) Silverlight
6 3 (2.01%) Web Services
6 3 (2.01%) WPF
7 2 (1.34%) SOAP
8 1 (0.67%) Middleware
8 1 (0.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.37%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.03%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.68%) User Experience
5 2 (1.34%) Fintech
5 2 (1.34%) iPad
5 2 (1.34%) Xbox
6 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.77%) Unix
2 13 (8.72%) Linux
3 12 (8.05%) Windows
4 2 (1.34%) Android
4 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (69.80%) Test Automation
2 84 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (31.54%) Software Testing
4 42 (28.19%) BDD
5 39 (26.17%) Scrum
6 37 (24.83%) TDD
7 36 (24.16%) Test Scripting
8 34 (22.82%) Manual Testing
9 33 (22.15%) Test Strategy
10 31 (20.81%) Regression Testing
11 26 (17.45%) Functional Testing
12 24 (16.11%) Non-Functional Testing
13 23 (15.44%) Waterfall
14 22 (14.77%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (10.74%) Kanban
16 15 (10.07%) Continuous Delivery
16 15 (10.07%) SDLC
16 15 (10.07%) Test Management
17 14 (9.40%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (34.23%) SQL
2 35 (23.49%) Java
3 28 (18.79%) C#
4 16 (10.74%) Python
5 12 (8.05%) Shell Script
6 8 (5.37%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.36%) Ruby
8 4 (2.68%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.67%) VB
9 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (32.89%) ISEB
2 47 (31.54%) ISTQB
3 12 (8.05%) Degree
4 7 (4.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.01%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) HND
7 1 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (56.38%) QA
2 3 (2.01%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (7.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (17.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.05%) HP
3 11 (7.38%) Atlassian
3 11 (7.38%) Oracle
4 3 (2.01%) NCR
5 2 (1.34%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (1.34%) SAP
5 2 (1.34%) VMware
6 1 (0.67%) Cognos
6 1 (0.67%) Computacenter
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