The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 108 135
Rank change year-on-year +18 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 53 54 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.39% 2.08% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 2.17% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 52 46 17
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 2136 2490 2319
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.17% 95.81% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1801 2059 1861
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 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 28 March 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 28 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
Watford -8 23 £35,000 -27.08%
Stevenage +9 10 £40,000 -
Harpenden - 8 £35,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £33,000 -
Potters Bar - 2 £33,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £35,000 -
Hatfield - 1 - -
Test Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 106 (67.09%) Selenium
2 98 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (50.63%) Finance
4 77 (48.73%) QA
5 69 (43.67%) ISTQB
6 67 (42.41%) ISEB
7 66 (41.77%) SQL
8 63 (39.87%) Scrum
9 59 (37.34%) JIRA
9 59 (37.34%) User Acceptance Testing
10 55 (34.81%) Java
11 51 (32.28%) WebDriver
12 50 (31.65%) Software Testing
13 49 (31.01%) Microsoft
14 48 (30.38%) Test Scripting
14 48 (30.38%) Automation Testing
15 43 (27.22%) Manual Testing
15 43 (27.22%) Unix
16 42 (26.58%) MS Excel
17 41 (25.95%) Automated Testing
18 39 (24.68%) Functional Testing
19 36 (22.78%) BDD
20 34 (21.52%) TDD
20 34 (21.52%) HP UFT
21 32 (20.25%) Regression Testing
22 30 (18.99%) C#
23 29 (18.35%) Python
24 28 (17.72%) Linux
24 28 (17.72%) Test Strategy
25 27 (17.09%) MS Visio

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 14 (8.86%) Confluence
1 14 (8.86%) Tomcat
2 7 (4.43%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (26.58%) MS Excel
2 27 (17.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.96%) Postilion
2 7 (4.43%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.63%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.96%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.43%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.27%) MySQL
3 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 106 (67.09%) Selenium
2 59 (37.34%) JIRA
3 51 (32.28%) WebDriver
4 34 (21.52%) HP UFT
5 25 (15.82%) Cucumber
6 14 (8.86%) Git (software)
6 14 (8.86%) JUnit
6 14 (8.86%) Maven
6 14 (8.86%) SoapUI
7 10 (6.33%) LoadRunner
8 7 (4.43%) JBehave
9 5 (3.16%) ClearQuest
10 3 (1.90%) JMeter
10 3 (1.90%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.27%) Appium
11 2 (1.27%) TestRail
11 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.63%) Toad
12 1 (0.63%) WATIR
General
1 80 (50.63%) Finance
2 25 (15.82%) Banking
3 7 (4.43%) Back Office
4 4 (2.53%) Retail
5 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.76%) Gherkin
2 14 (8.86%) Hibernate
2 14 (8.86%) RESTful
2 14 (8.86%) Spring
3 2 (1.27%) REST
3 2 (1.27%) SOAP
3 2 (1.27%) Web Services
4 1 (0.63%) .NET
4 1 (0.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 43 (27.22%) Unix
2 28 (17.72%) Linux
3 4 (2.53%) Windows
4 2 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (39.87%) Scrum
3 59 (37.34%) User Acceptance Testing
4 50 (31.65%) Software Testing
5 48 (30.38%) Automation Testing
5 48 (30.38%) Test Scripting
6 43 (27.22%) Manual Testing
7 41 (25.95%) Automated Testing
8 39 (24.68%) Functional Testing
9 36 (22.78%) BDD
10 34 (21.52%) TDD
11 32 (20.25%) Regression Testing
12 28 (17.72%) Test Strategy
13 26 (16.46%) Test Automation
14 18 (11.39%) Non-Functional Testing
15 16 (10.13%) Kanban
16 15 (9.49%) System Integration Testing
17 14 (8.86%) Continuous Delivery
17 14 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (8.86%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (41.77%) SQL
2 55 (34.81%) Java
3 30 (18.99%) C#
4 29 (18.35%) Python
5 17 (10.76%) Shell Script
6 7 (4.43%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.90%) Ruby
8 2 (1.27%) AWK
8 2 (1.27%) Perl
8 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.63%) PHP
9 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (43.67%) ISTQB
2 67 (42.41%) ISEB
3 18 (11.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (5.70%) Degree
5 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (48.73%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (31.01%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.13%) HP
3 14 (8.86%) Atlassian
4 11 (6.96%) NCR
5 9 (5.70%) Oracle
6 1 (0.63%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.63%) Computacenter
6 1 (0.63%) IBM
6 1 (0.63%) SAP
6 1 (0.63%) VMware