Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £33,750 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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

Test Analyst
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 79 61
Rank change year-on-year +27 -18 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 12 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 2.10% 1.73% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 1.74% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 15
Leicester median annual salary £33,750 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.73% -15.38% +1.56%
10th Percentile £22,675 £25,075 £24,425
90th Percentile £36,125 £38,925 £38,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £33,750 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +22.73% -15.38% +10.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester. 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
Leicester
Permanent vacancies in Leicester with a recognized job title 562 803 798
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.25% 99.14% 99.01%
Number of salaries quoted 512 746 690
Leicester median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £57,375 £53,750 £62,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Leicester

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Leicester

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Leicester over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Leicester

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Leicester region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 7 (58.33%) Scenario Testing
3 7 (58.33%) ISEB
3 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) Selenium
6 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) QA
7 1 (8.33%) Usability Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Stress Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (8.33%) JIRA
7 1 (8.33%) .NET
7 1 (8.33%) XML
7 1 (8.33%) CRM
7 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) PHP

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) MSTest
3 1 (8.33%) NUnit
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 7 (58.33%) Scenario Testing
3 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Analytical Thinking
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Stress Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Usability Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft