The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
UK / England
Rank 250 231 212
Rank change year-on-year -19 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1053 1454 1539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.34% 1.50% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.56% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 921 1309 1310
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 75889 93457 96279
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.43% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 63471 79007 79398
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in England

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in England

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in England

Test Analyst
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 26 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
South East +30 276 £35,000 - 32
London -46 211 £45,000 +4.65% 41
Yorkshire -33 144 £35,000 - 21
North West -46 101 £30,500 -6.15% 18
South West +14 96 £35,000 +7.69% 16
East of England +2 92 £35,000 -6.66% 6
West Midlands -6 73 £32,500 -4.41% 11
East Midlands +12 53 £35,000 +27.27% 10
North East +8 10 £33,750 +17.39% 1
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 1243 (56.40%) Agile Software Development
2 886 (40.20%) Selenium
3 790 (35.84%) QA
4 761 (34.53%) ISTQB
5 742 (33.67%) ISEB
6 740 (33.58%) SQL
7 668 (30.31%) Test Scripting
8 590 (26.77%) Finance
9 478 (21.69%) Software Testing
10 469 (21.28%) Manual Testing
11 461 (20.92%) C#
12 454 (20.60%) Automation Testing
13 438 (19.87%) User Acceptance Testing
14 426 (19.33%) Test Automation
15 417 (18.92%) Automated Testing
16 388 (17.60%) Regression Testing
17 387 (17.56%) Java
18 381 (17.29%) Scrum
19 361 (16.38%) Test Strategy
20 357 (16.20%) JIRA
21 341 (15.47%) SDLC
22 337 (15.29%) Microsoft
23 330 (14.97%) BDD
24 300 (13.61%) Cucumber
25 298 (13.52%) Functional Testing
26 291 (13.20%) WebDriver
27 246 (11.16%) .NET
28 238 (10.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
29 227 (10.30%) Team Foundation Server
30 222 (10.07%) SoapUI

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 59 (2.68%) Confluence
2 15 (0.68%) Tomcat
3 14 (0.64%) CMS
4 13 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (0.50%) SharePoint
5 11 (0.50%) WebLogic
6 7 (0.32%) SAS
7 5 (0.23%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.18%) Documentum
8 4 (0.18%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.091%) Drupal
9 2 (0.091%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.091%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.091%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.045%) CICS
10 1 (0.045%) IIS
10 1 (0.045%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.045%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.045%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.045%) WordPress
Applications
1 184 (8.35%) MS Excel
2 43 (1.95%) MS Office
3 42 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.14%) MS Project
7 1 (0.045%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 15 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (0.54%) Postilion
3 5 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.23%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.091%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.091%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.091%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.091%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.045%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.045%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.045%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 1 (0.045%) Magento
7 1 (0.045%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (0.68%) SaaS
3 10 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.32%) Lucidchart
5 6 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.27%) G Suite
5 6 (0.27%) Office 365
5 6 (0.27%) Slack
6 5 (0.23%) Force.com
7 1 (0.045%) GitHub
7 1 (0.045%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.045%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 21 (0.95%) Internet
2 18 (0.82%) HTTP
3 15 (0.68%) ATM
4 10 (0.45%) Wireless
5 6 (0.27%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.23%) 4G
7 3 (0.14%) LAN
7 3 (0.14%) SSH
7 3 (0.14%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.091%) Firewall
8 2 (0.091%) FTP
8 2 (0.091%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.091%) WAN
8 2 (0.091%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.045%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.045%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (0.045%) MQTT
9 1 (0.045%) SAN
9 1 (0.045%) VLAN
9 1 (0.045%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (9.44%) SQL Server
2 46 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 22 (1.00%) MySQL
5 18 (0.82%) Big Data
6 14 (0.64%) Hadoop
6 14 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (0.59%) Oracle Database
7 13 (0.59%) RDBMS
8 11 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (0.45%) Power BI
10 7 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.23%) Apache Accumulo
13 4 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.18%) DB2
13 4 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.18%) SQLPlus
14 3 (0.14%) Cognos Report Studio
14 3 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 886 (40.20%) Selenium
2 357 (16.20%) JIRA
3 300 (13.61%) Cucumber
4 291 (13.20%) WebDriver
5 227 (10.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 222 (10.07%) SoapUI
7 139 (6.31%) HP UFT
8 138 (6.26%) JMeter
9 116 (5.26%) SpecFlow
10 107 (4.85%) LoadRunner
11 102 (4.63%) Jenkins
11 102 (4.63%) Visual Studio
12 91 (4.13%) JUnit
13 62 (2.81%) Git (software)
14 42 (1.91%) TestNG
15 37 (1.68%) Maven
16 27 (1.23%) NUnit
17 26 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
18 24 (1.09%) Appium
19 23 (1.04%) Robot Framework
General
1 590 (26.77%) Finance
2 179 (8.12%) Banking
3 82 (3.72%) Retail
4 49 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 39 (1.77%) Manufacturing
6 34 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 28 (1.27%) Marketing
8 26 (1.18%) Advertising
9 24 (1.09%) Back Office
10 18 (0.82%) Games
11 17 (0.77%) Legal
12 15 (0.68%) Electronics
13 14 (0.64%) Law
14 13 (0.59%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.32%) Automotive
16 7 (0.32%) Billing
16 7 (0.32%) Publishing
17 4 (0.18%) Front Office
17 4 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (11.16%) .NET
2 113 (5.13%) XML
3 107 (4.85%) Web Services
4 104 (4.72%) Gherkin
5 88 (3.99%) SOAP
6 61 (2.77%) HTML
7 42 (1.91%) ASP.NET
7 42 (1.91%) REST
8 39 (1.77%) RESTful
9 33 (1.50%) CSS
10 32 (1.45%) JSON
11 17 (0.77%) WPF
12 16 (0.73%) Behat
13 15 (0.68%) .NET Framework
14 14 (0.64%) Hibernate
14 14 (0.64%) Spring
15 8 (0.36%) Ruby on Rails
15 8 (0.36%) XSD
16 7 (0.32%) HTML5
17 6 (0.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 169 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (3.58%) Mobile App
3 74 (3.36%) Computer Science
4 37 (1.68%) iPad
5 29 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 25 (1.13%) Client/Server
7 23 (1.04%) Driving Licence
8 20 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (0.73%) User Experience
10 13 (0.59%) Smart Meter
11 12 (0.54%) Virtual Team
12 10 (0.45%) Fixed Income
12 10 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (0.41%) Mainframe
13 9 (0.41%) NHS
14 8 (0.36%) Fintech
15 6 (0.27%) Equities
15 6 (0.27%) Linux Command Line
15 6 (0.27%) Replication
16 5 (0.23%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 174 (7.89%) Windows
2 127 (5.76%) Linux
3 97 (4.40%) Unix
4 54 (2.45%) Android
5 52 (2.36%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.59%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.18%) Kali Linux
9 4 (0.18%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.14%) CentOS
10 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.091%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.091%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.045%) Solaris
12 1 (0.045%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.045%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1243 (56.40%) Agile Software Development
2 668 (30.31%) Test Scripting
3 478 (21.69%) Software Testing
4 469 (21.28%) Manual Testing
5 454 (20.60%) Automation Testing
6 438 (19.87%) User Acceptance Testing
7 426 (19.33%) Test Automation
8 417 (18.92%) Automated Testing
9 388 (17.60%) Regression Testing
10 381 (17.29%) Scrum
11 361 (16.38%) Test Strategy
12 341 (15.47%) SDLC
13 330 (14.97%) BDD
14 298 (13.52%) Functional Testing
15 212 (9.62%) TDD
16 200 (9.07%) Non-Functional Testing
17 186 (8.44%) Performance Testing
18 179 (8.12%) Waterfall
19 162 (7.35%) System Testing
20 156 (7.08%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 740 (33.58%) SQL
2 461 (20.92%) C#
3 387 (17.56%) Java
4 140 (6.35%) Python
5 110 (4.99%) JavaScript
6 86 (3.90%) C++
7 83 (3.77%) Ruby
8 34 (1.54%) C
9 28 (1.27%) VB
10 26 (1.18%) PHP
10 26 (1.18%) VBScript
11 25 (1.13%) Shell Script
12 22 (1.00%) Groovy
13 21 (0.95%) Perl
14 19 (0.86%) Bash Shell
15 17 (0.77%) PL/SQL
16 15 (0.68%) T-SQL
16 15 (0.68%) VB.NET
17 11 (0.50%) R
18 6 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 761 (34.53%) ISTQB
2 742 (33.67%) ISEB
3 238 (10.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 184 (8.35%) Degree
5 80 (3.63%) Security Cleared
6 42 (1.91%) DV Cleared
7 20 (0.91%) SC Cleared
8 17 (0.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.045%) ACCA
11 1 (0.045%) CEH
11 1 (0.045%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.045%) HND
11 1 (0.045%) MOS
11 1 (0.045%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.045%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.045%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 790 (35.84%) QA
2 28 (1.27%) SDET
3 11 (0.50%) SLA
4 6 (0.27%) GAMP
5 5 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.18%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.045%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.045%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.045%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (0.23%) Docker
2 4 (0.18%) RACF
2 4 (0.18%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (0.091%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.091%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.091%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.045%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.045%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 135 (6.13%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.50%) Puppet
3 9 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.18%) Rancher
4 4 (0.18%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.14%) SCCM
6 1 (0.045%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.045%) Cacti
6 1 (0.045%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.045%) Grafana
6 1 (0.045%) HockeyApp
6 1 (0.045%) Nagios
6 1 (0.045%) OpenView
6 1 (0.045%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.045%) StatsD
Vendors
1 337 (15.29%) Microsoft
2 149 (6.76%) HP
3 127 (5.76%) Oracle
4 34 (1.54%) Atlassian
5 32 (1.45%) SAP
6 13 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (0.54%) IBM
8 11 (0.50%) NCR
9 10 (0.45%) Borland
9 10 (0.45%) Charles River
10 9 (0.41%) SOASTA, Inc
11 8 (0.36%) Cognizant
12 7 (0.32%) BEA
12 7 (0.32%) Hyperion
13 6 (0.27%) CA Agile Central
13 6 (0.27%) Google
13 6 (0.27%) Serena
13 6 (0.27%) Tableau
13 6 (0.27%) TOWER Software
14 5 (0.23%) Sitecore
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Holidays, Pension, Bonus, Life Assurance and mor
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Free parking, Fantastic p
Posted: 2 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Free parking, Fantastic p
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Free parking, Fantastic p
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Free parking, Fantastic p
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Free parking, Fantastic p
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £40k doe
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
University Of Manchester
Salary: From £31,076 to £38,183 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £16000.00 - £19000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: £competitive + company benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: competitive entry-level salary + excellent company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago