Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £31,250 in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 24 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
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 82 59
Rank change year-on-year +24 -23 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 13 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.70% 1.02% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.09% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 10
Liverpool median annual salary £31,250 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -31.25% +33.33%
Merseyside median annual salary £31,250 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +13.64% -15.38% +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. 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
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies in Liverpool with a recognized job title 721 1007 661
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.25% 93.41% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 552 699 520
Liverpool median annual salary £41,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.81% -3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £62,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.23%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Liverpool

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Liverpool

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Liverpool over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Liverpool

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Liverpool region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) QA
3 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
4 6 (46.15%) SDLC
4 6 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
5 5 (38.46%) JIRA
5 5 (38.46%) Russian Language
5 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
5 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
5 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (30.77%) System Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Selenium
6 4 (30.77%) DevOps
6 4 (30.77%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (30.77%) JMeter
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) ISEB
6 4 (30.77%) Marketing
6 4 (30.77%) SpecFlow
6 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
6 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Test Management
7 3 (23.08%) Usability Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Smoke Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) JMeter
2 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) SpecFlow
3 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Russian Language
2 4 (30.77%) Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
3 6 (46.15%) SDLC
3 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
5 4 (30.77%) DevOps
5 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (30.77%) System Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Smoke Testing
6 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Test Management
6 3 (23.08%) Usability Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
1 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (30.77%) ISEB
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft