The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £26,250 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 23 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 81 97
Rank change year-on-year -9 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 5 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.55% 1.29% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 1.34% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 14
Median salary £26,250 £31,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.32% +7.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,625 £28,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,325 £37,500 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,356 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +2.55% -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 Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 874 821 1476
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.47% 96.14% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 659 683 1191
Median salary £43,463 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.72% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Milton Keynes

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 12 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 11 (61.11%) Software Testing
4 10 (55.56%) QA
5 9 (50.00%) ISEB
6 8 (44.44%) SQL
7 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
8 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
8 6 (33.33%) Finance
9 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (27.78%) Line Management
10 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
10 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (22.22%) Windows
10 4 (22.22%) Smartcard
10 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
11 3 (16.67%) JIRA
11 3 (16.67%) Selenium
11 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
11 3 (16.67%) JMeter
12 2 (11.11%) XML
12 2 (11.11%) Automotive
12 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
12 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
12 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
12 2 (11.11%) IntelliJ
12 2 (11.11%) HTML
12 2 (11.11%) Java
12 2 (11.11%) J2EE
12 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) G Suite
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
1 1 (5.56%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
1 3 (16.67%) JMeter
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
2 2 (11.11%) IntelliJ
2 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.56%) Protractor
3 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Automotive
3 1 (5.56%) Front Office
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) J2EE
1 2 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Smartcard
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 11 (61.11%) Software Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 5 (27.78%) Line Management
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 2 (11.11%) Agile Testing
8 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 2 (11.11%) SDLC
8 2 (11.11%) Time Management
8 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Web Development
8 2 (11.11%) Web Testing
9 1 (5.56%) BDD
9 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
9 1 (5.56%) DSDM
9 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 9 (50.00%) ISEB
3 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Google
1 1 (5.56%) HP