Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 24 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 70 64
Rank change year-on-year -29 -6 +68
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 41 57 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.90% 3.14% 3.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 3.19% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 34 41 46
East Sussex median annual salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,913
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% +0.25% +4.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £25,625
90th Percentile £41,250 £47,500 £47,500
South East median annual salary £37,500 £35,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +0.71% -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 2,136 1,789 2,120
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.80% 98.46% 98.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,800 1,567 1,862
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 September 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 September 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 -24 37 £37,000 +13.85% 2
Hove +2 3 £38,500 -3.75%
Test Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (56.10%) Test Automation
3 21 (51.22%) QA
3 21 (51.22%) Test Strategy
4 19 (46.34%) Finance
5 18 (43.90%) Waterfall
6 17 (41.46%) Banking
7 15 (36.59%) Defect Management
8 12 (29.27%) Performance Testing
8 12 (29.27%) Windows
8 12 (29.27%) SDLC
8 12 (29.27%) Process Improvement
9 8 (19.51%) Defect Tracking
9 8 (19.51%) SQL
9 8 (19.51%) Scrum
9 8 (19.51%) Test Planning
10 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
10 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (17.07%) Regression Testing
10 7 (17.07%) .NET
10 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
10 7 (17.07%) Java
10 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
11 6 (14.63%) PHP
12 5 (12.20%) HTML
12 5 (12.20%) Internet
12 5 (12.20%) Linux
12 5 (12.20%) Apache
12 5 (12.20%) Manual Testing
12 5 (12.20%) Relational Database

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 (12.20%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (7.32%) Bitbucket
2 3 (7.32%) JIRA
2 3 (7.32%) Selenium
2 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.44%) Appium
4 1 (2.44%) Buildbot
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) Ranorex
4 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 17 (41.46%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.44%) RESTful
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (56.10%) Test Automation
3 21 (51.22%) Test Strategy
4 18 (43.90%) Waterfall
5 15 (36.59%) Defect Management
6 12 (29.27%) Performance Testing
6 12 (29.27%) Process Improvement
6 12 (29.27%) SDLC
7 8 (19.51%) Defect Tracking
7 8 (19.51%) Scrum
7 8 (19.51%) Test Planning
8 7 (17.07%) Regression Testing
8 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Manual Testing
10 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
11 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
12 1 (2.44%) API Testing
12 1 (2.44%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) Java
3 6 (14.63%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) C
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) C++
4 1 (2.44%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby
4 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
1 4 (9.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (7.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (51.22%) QA
2 5 (12.20%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Atlassian