The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £32,900 in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Analyst
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 76 66
Rank change year-on-year +12 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 1 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.35% 0.14% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.14% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 23
Median salary £32,900 £27,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.63% -19.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.44% -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 Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 556 707 867
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 97.37% 96.72% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 491 566 753
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Northamptonshire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Northamptonshire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Northampton - 2 £32,900 -
Test Analyst
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) JMeter
4 2 (25.00%) NUnit
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (25.00%) EPoS
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (25.00%) TestNG
4 2 (25.00%) API Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement

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

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) G Suite
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) JMeter
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (25.00%) JUnit
3 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (25.00%) NUnit
3 2 (25.00%) Ranorex
3 2 (25.00%) TestNG
3 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) LoadUI
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) API Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) DSDM
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Google