Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich 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
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 20 50
Rank change year-on-year -20 +30 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 18 51 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 4.84% 9.31% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.92% 9.32% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 18 45 21
Ipswich median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +36.36%
10th Percentile £28,550 £22,350 £21,250
90th Percentile £44,125 £40,000 £41,500
Suffolk median annual salary £32,500 £29,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +9.24% -15.00% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich. 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
Ipswich
Permanent vacancies in Ipswich with a recognized job title 366 547 663
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.39% 99.82% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 346 468 583
Ipswich median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,875 £59,600
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -10.26% -2.50%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 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 Ipswich region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (72.22%) Test Automation
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (44.44%) QA
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 5 (27.78%) C#
6 4 (22.22%) Test Management
6 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) SDLC
7 3 (16.67%) Line Management
7 3 (16.67%) SaaS
7 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) ISEB
7 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 2 (11.11%) Android
8 2 (11.11%) Selenium
8 2 (11.11%) OOP
8 2 (11.11%) OO
8 2 (11.11%) Java
8 2 (11.11%) .NET
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.11%) ETL
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
8 2 (11.11%) WebDriver

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) Looker
3 1 (5.56%) QlikView
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
1 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Xbox
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Test Automation
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 4 (22.22%) Test Management
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) Line Management
5 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) ETL
6 2 (11.11%) OO
6 2 (11.11%) OOP
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) DSDM
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Release Management
7 1 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau