Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

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

Test Analyst
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 145 159
Rank change year-on-year +15 +14 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 39 38 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.40% 1.19% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.23% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 42 36 22
Oxfordshire median annual salary £35,500 £36,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.74% +28.07% -8.06%
10th Percentile £27,000 £20,250 £21,125
90th Percentile £63,000 £39,875 £45,000
South East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +2.74%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2697 3088 2922
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.77% 96.59% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2322 2585 2407
Oxfordshire median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Oxfordshire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Oxfordshire

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Oxfordshire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. 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
Oxford +37 32 £37,500 +29.31% 2
Witney - 4 £35,500 -
Abingdon +47 1 £29,000 +56.76%
Test Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 31 (79.49%) Test Automation
2 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (56.41%) ISTQB
4 18 (46.15%) ISEB
4 18 (46.15%) Windows
5 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
5 17 (43.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (43.59%) System Testing
5 17 (43.59%) Gherkin
6 14 (35.90%) QA
7 13 (33.33%) Manual Testing
8 10 (25.64%) SQL
9 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
10 8 (20.51%) Selenium
11 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
11 7 (17.95%) Java
12 6 (15.38%) C++
12 6 (15.38%) JUnit
12 6 (15.38%) Regression Testing
12 6 (15.38%) JIRA
12 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
12 6 (15.38%) Google
12 6 (15.38%) SDET
12 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
12 6 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (15.38%) Process Improvement
12 6 (15.38%) SoapUI
12 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (15.38%) Cucumber

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

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (20.51%) Selenium
3 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 6 (15.38%) JIRA
3 6 (15.38%) JUnit
3 6 (15.38%) SoapUI
4 3 (7.69%) Maven
4 3 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (2.56%) JMeter
5 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.56%) Games
1 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) Gherkin
2 3 (7.69%) SOAP
2 3 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) Test Automation
2 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (43.59%) System Testing
4 13 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
7 6 (15.38%) Process Improvement
7 6 (15.38%) Regression Testing
7 6 (15.38%) SDET
7 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Scrum
8 5 (12.82%) Test Strategy
9 4 (10.26%) BDD
9 4 (10.26%) Exploratory Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Kanban
10 3 (7.69%) API Testing
10 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.69%) QA Automation
10 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) Java
3 6 (15.38%) C++
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.69%) Python
4 3 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (2.56%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) VB
5 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (56.41%) ISTQB
2 18 (46.15%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Google
3 3 (7.69%) Talend
4 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £35,000 per annum dep on exp plus exc benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £63,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago