The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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

Test Analyst
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 73 53
Rank change year-on-year +18 -20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 5 7 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 1.46% 0.96% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 0.98% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 26
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +24.13%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +0.71% -0.71%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford. 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
Guildford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 340 714 708
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 99.13% 98.21% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 323 468 650
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Guildford

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Guildford

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Guildford region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (58.82%) Degree
1 10 (58.82%) Computer Science
1 10 (58.82%) QA
2 8 (47.06%) Manual Testing
3 6 (35.29%) C++
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Games
5 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
5 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Big Data
6 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 3 (17.65%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (17.65%) Blockchain
6 3 (17.65%) Data Lake
6 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
6 3 (17.65%) Open Source
6 3 (17.65%) Retail
6 3 (17.65%) Cryptography
6 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
6 3 (17.65%) C
6 3 (17.65%) C#

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 3 (17.65%) Big Data
1 3 (17.65%) Blockchain
1 3 (17.65%) Data Lake
1 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (23.53%) Games
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Manual Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
2 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
3 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Cryptography
3 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Online Security
3 3 (17.65%) Open Source
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C++
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) C
3 3 (17.65%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) ISEB
2 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft