The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside 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
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 56 50
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 6 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.09% 0.43% 2.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.44% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 12
Median salary £30,000 £27,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -11.29%  
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 Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 503 452 484
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 91.62% 97.62% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 374 368 355
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Merseyside

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Merseyside

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +2 5 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Southport - 1 £35,000 -
Test Analyst
North West

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

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 Merseyside region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 9 (69.23%) System Testing
2 9 (69.23%) SDLC
3 8 (61.54%) QA
4 7 (53.85%) Selenium
4 7 (53.85%) Manual Testing
5 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
5 6 (46.15%) API Testing
5 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
5 6 (46.15%) SoapUI
5 6 (46.15%) Gherkin
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) ISEB
6 4 (30.77%) V-Model
7 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
7 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
7 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (23.08%) C#
7 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) .NET
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 2 (15.38%) XML
8 2 (15.38%) DSDM
8 2 (15.38%) HTTP
8 2 (15.38%) HTTPS
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
9 1 (7.69%) Customer Insight
9 1 (7.69%) Defect Management

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

Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
1 2 (15.38%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
2 6 (46.15%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Gherkin
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 9 (69.23%) SDLC
2 9 (69.23%) System Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Manual Testing
4 6 (46.15%) API Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) V-Model
6 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
6 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
7 2 (15.38%) DSDM
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (7.69%) Customer Insight
8 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
8 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Smoke Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) TOWER Software
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