Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £42,250 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 115 178
Rank change year-on-year -53 +63 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 42 110 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.97% 2.47% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 2.54% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 40 94 67
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,250 £37,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.67% -13.79% +45.00%
10th Percentile £31,675 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £54,250 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 4203 4325 5217
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.97% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3577 3621 4282
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,996
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertford - 18 £50,000 -
Watford -35 8 £42,000 -1.18% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £40,000 -
Potters Bar - 3 £41,500 -
Stevenage -9 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Harpenden +12 1 £35,000 -
Hatfield - 1 - -
Ware - 1 £27,500 -
Test Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 26 (61.90%) Test Automation
2 24 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 22 (52.38%) BDD
4 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (47.62%) Software Testing
5 19 (45.24%) Retail
6 16 (38.10%) QA
7 15 (35.71%) JIRA
8 14 (33.33%) Test Strategy
9 13 (30.95%) Selenium
10 12 (28.57%) ISTQB
11 11 (26.19%) E-Commerce
12 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
12 10 (23.81%) API Testing
13 8 (19.05%) EPoS
14 7 (16.67%) SQL
14 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
14 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
15 6 (14.29%) Functional Testing
15 6 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
15 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
15 6 (14.29%) TDD
16 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
16 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
16 5 (11.90%) ISEB
16 5 (11.90%) Finance
16 5 (11.90%) SpecFlow
16 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
17 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
17 4 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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:

Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) JIRA
2 13 (30.95%) Selenium
3 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
4 5 (11.90%) SpecFlow
5 3 (7.14%) Appium
5 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.14%) JMeter
6 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.38%) Toad
7 1 (2.38%) Zephyr
General
1 19 (45.24%) Retail
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) .NET
1 3 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) Gherkin
2 2 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (2.38%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) EPoS
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Test Automation
2 24 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 22 (52.38%) BDD
4 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (47.62%) Software Testing
5 14 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 11 (26.19%) E-Commerce
7 10 (23.81%) API Testing
7 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
8 6 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 6 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (14.29%) TDD
8 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
11 3 (7.14%) Scalability Testing
11 3 (7.14%) Stress Testing
11 3 (7.14%) System Testing
11 3 (7.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) C#
2 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.38%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 5 (11.90%) ISEB
3 4 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (38.10%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
1 2 (4.76%) CA
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Cognos
2 1 (2.38%) HP