The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 85 85
Rank change year-on-year -6 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.21% 0.30% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.32% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 16
Median salary £32,500 £43,750 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.71% +12.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £42,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £44,750 £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 Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 915 942 1207
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.81% 95.34% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 769 766 952
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Essex

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Essex

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Essex over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Essex

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Essex 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
Colchester +1 1 £22,500 -
Chelmsford - 1 £42,500 -
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

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 Essex region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP