The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 26 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 105 149
Rank change year-on-year -23 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 18 36 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.85% 1.59% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.65% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 24
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -5.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £30,250 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £33,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +2.98% -2.89%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2055 2181 2807
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 97.39% 96.12% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1775 1820 2246
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Hertfordshire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Hertfordshire

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Hertfordshire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Watford -22 10 £45,000 +12.50%
Hertford - 4 £42,500 - 1
Letchworth - 1 £32,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £31,500 -
Test Analyst
East of England

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

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

1 56 (76.71%) Test Automation
2 52 (71.23%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (68.49%) Selenium
4 44 (60.27%) QA
5 42 (57.53%) JIRA
6 34 (46.58%) Finance
7 33 (45.21%) BDD
8 31 (42.47%) WebDriver
8 31 (42.47%) Java
9 28 (38.36%) Software Testing
10 27 (36.99%) TDD
10 27 (36.99%) Scrum
11 25 (34.25%) Test Scripting
12 22 (30.14%) ISTQB
12 22 (30.14%) SQL
12 22 (30.14%) Unix
13 21 (28.77%) Regression Testing
13 21 (28.77%) Manual Testing
14 19 (26.03%) Test Strategy
15 17 (23.29%) Cucumber
15 17 (23.29%) ISEB
16 16 (21.92%) Gherkin
16 16 (21.92%) Kanban
17 14 (19.18%) User Acceptance Testing
17 14 (19.18%) Non-Functional Testing
17 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
17 14 (19.18%) C#
17 14 (19.18%) Continuous Delivery
18 13 (17.81%) HP UFT
18 13 (17.81%) Linux

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 12 (16.44%) Tomcat
2 10 (13.70%) Confluence
3 4 (5.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (8.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.37%) QlikView
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 50 (68.49%) Selenium
2 42 (57.53%) JIRA
3 31 (42.47%) WebDriver
4 17 (23.29%) Cucumber
5 13 (17.81%) HP UFT
6 12 (16.44%) Git (software)
6 12 (16.44%) SoapUI
7 11 (15.07%) JBehave
7 11 (15.07%) JUnit
7 11 (15.07%) Maven
8 6 (8.22%) LoadRunner
9 4 (5.48%) ClearQuest
9 4 (5.48%) SpecFlow
9 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
10 3 (4.11%) JMeter
11 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
11 2 (2.74%) WATIR
12 1 (1.37%) Subversion
12 1 (1.37%) Toad
General
1 34 (46.58%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Retail
3 6 (8.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.92%) Gherkin
2 11 (15.07%) Hibernate
2 11 (15.07%) RESTful
2 11 (15.07%) Spring
3 3 (4.11%) .NET
4 1 (1.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.37%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.14%) Unix
2 13 (17.81%) Linux
3 4 (5.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (76.71%) Test Automation
2 52 (71.23%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (45.21%) BDD
4 28 (38.36%) Software Testing
5 27 (36.99%) Scrum
5 27 (36.99%) TDD
6 25 (34.25%) Test Scripting
7 21 (28.77%) Manual Testing
7 21 (28.77%) Regression Testing
8 19 (26.03%) Test Strategy
9 16 (21.92%) Kanban
10 14 (19.18%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (19.18%) Non-Functional Testing
10 14 (19.18%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (17.81%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (16.44%) Functional Testing
13 11 (15.07%) Integration Testing
13 11 (15.07%) System Integration Testing
14 10 (13.70%) Waterfall
15 8 (10.96%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 31 (42.47%) Java
2 22 (30.14%) SQL
3 14 (19.18%) C#
4 12 (16.44%) Python
4 12 (16.44%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (30.14%) ISTQB
2 17 (23.29%) ISEB
3 4 (5.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.11%) Degree
5 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (60.27%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.07%) Atlassian
3 9 (12.33%) HP
4 3 (4.11%) NCR
5 2 (2.74%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle
5 2 (2.74%) VMware
6 1 (1.37%) Cognos
6 1 (1.37%) Computacenter
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