The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 3 months to 28 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
England / Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 147 152
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 127 174 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.63% 1.82% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 1.88% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 104 136 151
Median salary £32,000 £32,938 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.84% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £42,500 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £34,450 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +2.83% -1.47%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7552 9251 9157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 96.82% 96.71% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 27248 32166 35842
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in the Midlands

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in the Midlands

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in the Midlands

Test Analyst
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
West Midlands -24 86 £30,500 -8.95% 10
East Midlands +23 42 £32,000 +2.40% 4
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Midlands region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 170 (66.93%) Test Automation
2 129 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (48.43%) Selenium
4 121 (47.64%) QA
5 96 (37.80%) Test Scripting
6 91 (35.83%) ISEB
7 81 (31.89%) SQL
7 81 (31.89%) ISTQB
8 63 (24.80%) Software Testing
9 59 (23.23%) Manual Testing
10 58 (22.83%) Finance
11 51 (20.08%) JIRA
12 46 (18.11%) Retail
13 44 (17.32%) Scrum
14 43 (16.93%) User Acceptance Testing
14 43 (16.93%) Java
15 40 (15.75%) Cucumber
16 39 (15.35%) Regression Testing
17 37 (14.57%) JMeter
18 35 (13.78%) Microsoft
19 34 (13.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 33 (12.99%) Test Strategy
20 33 (12.99%) E-Commerce
21 32 (12.60%) Functional Testing
22 31 (12.20%) SoapUI
23 29 (11.42%) BDD
24 28 (11.02%) SDLC
25 26 (10.24%) Microsoft Excel
25 26 (10.24%) SOAP
25 26 (10.24%) XML

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 10 (3.94%) Confluence
2 3 (1.18%) CMS
3 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.39%) JBoss
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (10.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Magento
2 2 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.79%) SAP HCM
2 2 (0.79%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.57%) GitHub
2 4 (1.57%) SaaS
3 2 (0.79%) G Suite
3 2 (0.79%) Office 365
3 2 (0.79%) Slack
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (0.79%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (0.79%) Firewall
1 2 (0.79%) HTTP
1 2 (0.79%) HTTPS
1 2 (0.79%) SSH
1 2 (0.79%) VLAN
1 2 (0.79%) VPN
1 2 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.12%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.15%) Big Data
4 7 (2.76%) Power BI
5 6 (2.36%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 123 (48.43%) Selenium
2 51 (20.08%) JIRA
3 40 (15.75%) Cucumber
4 37 (14.57%) JMeter
5 31 (12.20%) SoapUI
6 18 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (6.30%) SpecFlow
8 15 (5.91%) WebDriver
9 14 (5.51%) Ranorex
10 12 (4.72%) JBehave
10 12 (4.72%) Jenkins
11 11 (4.33%) eggPlant
11 11 (4.33%) HP UFT
12 10 (3.94%) JUnit
12 10 (3.94%) WATIR
13 8 (3.15%) Gatling
14 7 (2.76%) Appium
15 6 (2.36%) Visual Studio
16 5 (1.97%) FitNesse
16 5 (1.97%) LoadRunner
General
1 58 (22.83%) Finance
2 46 (18.11%) Retail
3 14 (5.51%) Banking
4 4 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.18%) Games
5 3 (1.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.79%) Law
6 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.39%) Automotive
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.24%) SOAP
1 26 (10.24%) XML
2 16 (6.30%) Gherkin
3 9 (3.54%) HTML
4 8 (3.15%) .NET
5 7 (2.76%) Middleware
6 6 (2.36%) Web Services
7 3 (1.18%) CSS
7 3 (1.18%) RESTful
7 3 (1.18%) WPF
8 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.79%) J2EE
9 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.39%) HTML5
9 1 (0.39%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (5.51%) Virtual Team
2 12 (4.72%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.54%) Fintech
4 6 (2.36%) EPoS
5 4 (1.57%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.18%) iPad
7 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.79%) User Experience
8 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.39%) NHS
8 1 (0.39%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.69%) Windows
2 9 (3.54%) Unix
3 8 (3.15%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.36%) Android
5 2 (0.79%) Linux
5 2 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (66.93%) Test Automation
2 129 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (37.80%) Test Scripting
4 63 (24.80%) Software Testing
5 59 (23.23%) Manual Testing
6 44 (17.32%) Scrum
7 43 (16.93%) User Acceptance Testing
8 39 (15.35%) Regression Testing
9 33 (12.99%) E-Commerce
9 33 (12.99%) Test Strategy
10 32 (12.60%) Functional Testing
11 29 (11.42%) BDD
12 28 (11.02%) SDLC
13 24 (9.45%) Scenario Testing
14 22 (8.66%) Test Management
15 18 (7.09%) Mathematics
15 18 (7.09%) Migration
16 16 (6.30%) Performance Testing
17 15 (5.91%) Integration Testing
17 15 (5.91%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (31.89%) SQL
2 43 (16.93%) Java
3 21 (8.27%) C#
4 8 (3.15%) T-SQL
5 7 (2.76%) Ruby
5 7 (2.76%) Scala
5 7 (2.76%) VB
5 7 (2.76%) VBScript
6 6 (2.36%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.57%) C
8 3 (1.18%) Python
8 3 (1.18%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.79%) Perl
10 1 (0.39%) C++
10 1 (0.39%) Groovy
10 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (35.83%) ISEB
2 81 (31.89%) ISTQB
3 34 (13.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (7.48%) Degree
5 2 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (47.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (13.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.51%) Oracle
3 9 (3.54%) CA Agile Central
4 8 (3.15%) HP
5 7 (2.76%) Tableau
6 6 (2.36%) SAP
7 4 (1.57%) Cognizant
7 4 (1.57%) Serena
8 3 (1.18%) hybris
9 2 (0.79%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.79%) Cisco
9 2 (0.79%) Google
10 1 (0.39%) ATG
10 1 (0.39%) Demandware
10 1 (0.39%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.39%) Yardi
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