The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Test Analyst
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 77 71
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 14 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.01% 0.15% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 0.16% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 5
Median salary £29,000 £19,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.63% -41.53%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford. 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
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 685 632 678
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 98.28% 97.38% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 605 571 556
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Oxford

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Oxford

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Oxford over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Oxford

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Oxford region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) Automated Testing
4 10 (50.00%) ISEB
5 9 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (45.00%) System Testing
5 9 (45.00%) Gherkin
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
7 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Defect Tracking
9 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Degree
10 2 (10.00%) Scrum
10 2 (10.00%) .NET
10 2 (10.00%) C#
10 2 (10.00%) QA
10 2 (10.00%) Selenium
10 2 (10.00%) BDD
11 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
11 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
11 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
11 1 (5.00%) SaaS
11 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
11 1 (5.00%) jQuery
11 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Gradle
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) JMeter
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (45.00%) System Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.00%) BDD
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
8 1 (5.00%) Agile Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
8 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (5.00%) SDLC
8 1 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle