The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in Exeter during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Devon / Exeter
Rank 35 - 19
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 9 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 4.02% - 7.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.19% - 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 5
Median salary £28,000 - £27,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,527 - £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 - £30,000
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 Exeter. 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
Exeter
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 215 151 128
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 95.98% 99.34% 91.43%
Number of salaries quoted 198 151 92
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -2.98%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,500
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 Exeter

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Exeter

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Exeter

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Exeter

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Exeter

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

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Exeter

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 25 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 Exeter region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 16 (69.57%) C#
2 16 (69.57%) Java
3 14 (60.87%) XML
4 13 (56.52%) QA
4 13 (56.52%) Selenium
5 11 (47.83%) JSON
5 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (47.83%) SoapUI
6 10 (43.48%) ISEB
6 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
7 8 (34.78%) Functional Testing
7 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
8 7 (30.43%) SOASTA, Inc
8 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
8 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (26.09%) Degree
9 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
10 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
10 5 (21.74%) Python
11 4 (17.39%) SOAP
11 4 (17.39%) SAS
11 4 (17.39%) Apple
11 4 (17.39%) Workflow
11 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
11 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (17.39%) Scrum
11 4 (17.39%) MATLAB
11 4 (17.39%) R
11 4 (17.39%) Mobile App

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter 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 4 (17.39%) Jupyter
1 4 (17.39%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Selenium
2 11 (47.83%) SoapUI
3 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
4 4 (17.39%) JIRA
5 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) XML
2 11 (47.83%) JSON
3 4 (17.39%) Pandas
3 4 (17.39%) SOAP
4 3 (13.04%) HTML
5 2 (8.70%) XHTML
6 1 (4.35%) .NET
6 1 (4.35%) CSS
6 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Functional Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
4 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
6 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Defect Management
6 4 (17.39%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) Workflow
7 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Coaching
8 2 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
8 2 (8.70%) SDLC
8 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.70%) Time Management
8 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.35%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 16 (69.57%) C#
2 16 (69.57%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) Python
5 4 (17.39%) MATLAB
5 4 (17.39%) R
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) ISEB
2 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
4 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) SOASTA, Inc
2 4 (17.39%) Apple