The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £31,750 in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 3 months to 30 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
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 40 42
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 2.72% 4.68% 3.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 4.85% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 13
Median salary £31,750 £32,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.55% +17.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £29,500 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £36,500 £40,000
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 Ipswich. 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
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 147 412 385
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 100.00% 96.49% 98.21%
Number of salaries quoted 134 370 307
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Ipswich

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Ipswich

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Ipswich over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Ipswich

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Ipswich region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) ISEB
2 7 (46.67%) QA
3 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
5 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
6 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Testing
7 2 (13.33%) SDLC
7 2 (13.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (13.33%) Open Source
7 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Time Management
7 2 (13.33%) CMS
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Content Management
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
8 1 (6.67%) MS Excel

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 2 (13.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
2 1 (6.67%) LoadUI
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
3 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Content Management
5 2 (13.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Test Management
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) ISEB
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle