Period
to 14 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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

Test Analyst
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 63 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.63% 1.73% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 - -
UK median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. 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
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 467 448 312
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 96.76% 92.04%
Number of salaries quoted 329 293 242
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.68% -6.58% -
10th Percentile £24,950 £20,650 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Northern Ireland

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Northern Ireland

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
County Antrim -5 2 £40,000 - 3
County Armagh - 1 £32,500 -
Test Analyst
UK

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) WATIR
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) TestNG
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) Appium
2 2 (66.67%) SDET
2 2 (66.67%) Fintech
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (66.67%) Appium
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (66.67%) TestNG
1 2 (66.67%) WATIR
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) SDET
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP