Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 103 98
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 10 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.36% 0.73% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.76% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 34
Northamptonshire median annual salary £55,000 £21,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +161.90% -6.67% -30.77%
10th Percentile £32,500 £20,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £36,860 £37,325
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% -2.94% +4.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 1,078 1,312 1,702
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.84% 98.50%
Number of salaries quoted 855 948 1,398
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,750 £22,375
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +1.28%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +5 1 £30,000 +42.86% 2
Test Analyst
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Games

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft