The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was - in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Test Analyst
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 33 57
Rank change year-on-year -4 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.48% 4.01% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 4.15% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 2
Median salary - £65,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +109.67%  
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £33,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +2.98% -2.89%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton. 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
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 205 289 403
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 98.56% 96.66% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 117 240 355
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +41.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Luton

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Luton

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Luton region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) ISEB
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
3 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Management
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Office 365
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) ISEB
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA