The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Rank 86 65 94
Rank change year-on-year -21 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 76 141 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.93% 4.27% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 4.42% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 65 138 93
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £30,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.42% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2527 3193 3600
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.34% 96.73% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2227 2616 2889
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Leeds

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Leeds

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Leeds over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Leeds

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leeds region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 129 (75.44%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (44.44%) Selenium
3 67 (39.18%) ISEB
4 59 (34.50%) ISTQB
5 55 (32.16%) SQL
6 50 (29.24%) Automation Testing
7 45 (26.32%) SDLC
8 41 (23.98%) Test Scripting
8 41 (23.98%) QA
9 40 (23.39%) Finance
10 37 (21.64%) Software Testing
10 37 (21.64%) BDD
11 34 (19.88%) Manual Testing
12 32 (18.71%) Test Automation
13 30 (17.54%) SoapUI
13 30 (17.54%) Scrum
14 29 (16.96%) JMeter
14 29 (16.96%) .NET
15 28 (16.37%) Test Strategy
16 26 (15.20%) Cucumber
16 26 (15.20%) User Acceptance Testing
17 25 (14.62%) Automated Testing
18 24 (14.04%) Test Management
18 24 (14.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 23 (13.45%) Coaching
19 23 (13.45%) Microsoft
20 21 (12.28%) XML
20 21 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
21 20 (11.70%) C#
21 20 (11.70%) JIRA

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 8 (4.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) G Suite
1 1 (0.58%) Office 365
1 1 (0.58%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) HTTP
1 1 (0.58%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 76 (44.44%) Selenium
2 30 (17.54%) SoapUI
3 29 (16.96%) JMeter
4 26 (15.20%) Cucumber
5 21 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (11.70%) JIRA
7 18 (10.53%) WebDriver
8 16 (9.36%) LoadRunner
9 14 (8.19%) Jenkins
10 12 (7.02%) Git (software)
10 12 (7.02%) Maven
11 10 (5.85%) SpecFlow
12 9 (5.26%) Visual Studio
13 7 (4.09%) FitNesse
14 4 (2.34%) HP UFT
14 4 (2.34%) Selenium IDE
15 3 (1.75%) JUnit
15 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 3 (1.75%) WinRunner
16 2 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 40 (23.39%) Finance
2 3 (1.75%) Legal
3 2 (1.17%) Advertising
3 2 (1.17%) Marketing
4 1 (0.58%) Games
4 1 (0.58%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.96%) .NET
2 21 (12.28%) XML
3 18 (10.53%) SOAP
4 15 (8.77%) Web Services
5 13 (7.60%) REST
6 9 (5.26%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.34%) Gherkin
7 4 (2.34%) WSDL
7 4 (2.34%) XSD
8 3 (1.75%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.75%) Behat
9 2 (1.17%) CSS
9 2 (1.17%) HTML
9 2 (1.17%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (3.51%) Driving Licence
2 3 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.58%) e-Health
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (75.44%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (29.24%) Automation Testing
3 45 (26.32%) SDLC
4 41 (23.98%) Test Scripting
5 37 (21.64%) BDD
5 37 (21.64%) Software Testing
6 34 (19.88%) Manual Testing
7 32 (18.71%) Test Automation
8 30 (17.54%) Scrum
9 28 (16.37%) Test Strategy
10 26 (15.20%) User Acceptance Testing
11 25 (14.62%) Automated Testing
12 24 (14.04%) Test Management
13 23 (13.45%) Coaching
14 19 (11.11%) Mentoring
15 18 (10.53%) E-Commerce
15 18 (10.53%) TDD
16 17 (9.94%) Performance Testing
16 17 (9.94%) Test Planning
16 17 (9.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 55 (32.16%) SQL
2 20 (11.70%) C#
3 16 (9.36%) Java
4 15 (8.77%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.43%) Python
6 5 (2.92%) Ruby
6 5 (2.92%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.92%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.17%) PHP
7 2 (1.17%) VBScript
8 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (39.18%) ISEB
2 59 (34.50%) ISTQB
3 24 (14.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (4.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (23.98%) QA
2 5 (2.92%) SDET
Systems Management
1 9 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.34%) HP
3 3 (1.75%) Oracle
3 3 (1.75%) Progress
3 3 (1.75%) Telerik
4 1 (0.58%) Google
4 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
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