The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 34 48 46
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 7 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 2.72% 0.32% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 0.34% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 7
Median salary £32,000 £65,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.76% +85.71%  
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 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 245 292 370
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 95.33% 92.99% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 163 205 251
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £75,000
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 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 29 Related IT Skills in Luton

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

1 8 (80.00%) ISEB
2 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (20.00%) Sun
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Release Management
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) ISEB
2 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Sun