Period
to 24 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

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

Test Analyst
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 48 123
Rank change year-on-year -63 +75 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 33 83 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.57% 4.57% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 4.63% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 32 93 18
East Sussex median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% -10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £27,975 £23,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £53,338 £40,000 £39,875
South East median annual salary £35,000 £35,375 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.06% +1.07% -2.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. 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 Sussex
Permanent vacancies in East Sussex with a recognized job title 2,072 1,793 2,083
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.43% 98.68% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,869 1,636 1,844
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £22,520
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in East Sussex

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in East Sussex

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in East Sussex over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in East Sussex

Test Analyst
Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 6 months to 24 February 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
Brighton -50 33 £32,500 +4.00%
Test Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Sussex region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 23 (69.70%) Test Automation
2 20 (60.61%) .NET
3 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
4 18 (54.55%) Test Strategy
5 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
5 17 (51.52%) QA
6 16 (48.48%) Windows
7 15 (45.45%) Regression Testing
7 15 (45.45%) JIRA
8 14 (42.42%) ISTQB
8 14 (42.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (42.42%) SDLC
9 13 (39.39%) Defect Tracking
9 13 (39.39%) Performance Testing
9 13 (39.39%) Computer Science
9 13 (39.39%) Software Testing
9 13 (39.39%) Process Improvement
9 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (36.36%) Test Scripting
11 11 (33.33%) Defect Management
12 9 (27.27%) Manual Testing
13 8 (24.24%) Scrum
13 8 (24.24%) ISEB
14 7 (21.21%) SQL
14 7 (21.21%) Waterfall
15 6 (18.18%) User Stories
15 6 (18.18%) Kanban
15 6 (18.18%) Web Testing
15 6 (18.18%) Zephyr
15 6 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.09%) Apache
2 3 (9.09%) JBoss
2 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) JIRA
2 6 (18.18%) Zephyr
3 4 (12.12%) Bugzilla
3 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 3 (9.09%) Selenium
5 1 (3.03%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) HTML
2 5 (15.15%) Web Services
2 5 (15.15%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Test Automation
2 18 (54.55%) Test Strategy
3 15 (45.45%) Regression Testing
4 14 (42.42%) SDLC
4 14 (42.42%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (39.39%) Defect Tracking
5 13 (39.39%) Performance Testing
5 13 (39.39%) Process Improvement
5 13 (39.39%) Software Testing
6 12 (36.36%) Test Scripting
7 11 (33.33%) Defect Management
8 9 (27.27%) Manual Testing
9 8 (24.24%) Scrum
10 7 (21.21%) Waterfall
11 6 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
11 6 (18.18%) Kanban
11 6 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
11 6 (18.18%) User Stories
11 6 (18.18%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) VB.NET
3 2 (6.06%) Ruby
4 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) ISTQB
2 8 (24.24%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (51.52%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Capita