The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £26,250 in advertised job vacancies in Northampton during the 3 months to 24 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
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 63 57
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.79% 0.36% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.38% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 20
Median salary £26,250 - £32,500
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 Northampton. 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
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 365 531 649
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 96.31% 96.55% 98.18%
Number of salaries quoted 298 385 567
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Northampton

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Northampton

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

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

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (33.33%) API Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (33.33%) TestNG
5 2 (33.33%) Ranorex
5 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
5 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
5 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
5 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (33.33%) JMeter
5 2 (33.33%) NUnit
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) OOP
5 2 (33.33%) OO

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

Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 2 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 2 (33.33%) JMeter
3 2 (33.33%) JUnit
3 2 (33.33%) NUnit
3 2 (33.33%) Ranorex
3 2 (33.33%) TestNG
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (16.67%) LoadUI
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) EPoS
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
4 2 (33.33%) API Testing
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) OOP
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP