Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £63,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 23 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 124 163
Rank change year-on-year -28 +39 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 23 31 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.75% 1.17% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 1.20% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 23 35 31
Oxfordshire median annual salary £63,000 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +110.00% -4.76% +31.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £23,000 £18,500
90th Percentile £76,000 £39,500 £38,750
South East median annual salary £35,000 £35,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year -0.71% +0.71% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 2,974 2,577 3,221
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 97.32% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,457 2,059 2,651
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £63,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 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
Oxford -3 23 £63,000 +113.56% 3
Test Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (91.30%) Test Automation
2 17 (73.91%) QA
3 15 (65.22%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (60.87%) Cucumber
4 14 (60.87%) Process Improvement
4 14 (60.87%) JIRA
4 14 (60.87%) Selenium
4 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (60.87%) Java
4 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
5 13 (56.52%) Confluence
6 11 (47.83%) TDD
6 11 (47.83%) BDD
6 11 (47.83%) Manual Testing
7 10 (43.48%) ISTQB
7 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
7 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
8 9 (39.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (39.13%) SDET
8 9 (39.13%) Google
8 9 (39.13%) Scrum
8 9 (39.13%) SQL
8 9 (39.13%) JUnit
8 9 (39.13%) SoapUI
8 9 (39.13%) Gherkin
8 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (39.13%) Kanban
9 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (34.78%) SOAP

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 13 (56.52%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 15 (65.22%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (39.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
1 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Cucumber
1 14 (60.87%) JIRA
1 14 (60.87%) Selenium
2 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
3 9 (39.13%) JUnit
3 9 (39.13%) SoapUI
4 8 (34.78%) Maven
5 5 (21.74%) HP UFT
5 5 (21.74%) LoadRunner
5 5 (21.74%) Zephyr
6 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Gherkin
2 8 (34.78%) SOAP
2 8 (34.78%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Mindset
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (91.30%) Test Automation
2 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (60.87%) Process Improvement
3 11 (47.83%) BDD
3 11 (47.83%) Manual Testing
3 11 (47.83%) TDD
4 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
5 9 (39.13%) Kanban
5 9 (39.13%) Scrum
5 9 (39.13%) SDET
6 8 (34.78%) API Testing
6 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (34.78%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (21.74%) Coaching
7 5 (21.74%) Product Management
7 5 (21.74%) Project Management
7 5 (21.74%) Software Delivery
7 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
7 5 (21.74%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Java
1 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) Python
3 8 (34.78%) Ruby
4 7 (30.43%) C++
5 5 (21.74%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) ISTQB
2 5 (21.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (73.91%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Mesos
1 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Google
2 8 (34.78%) Talend
3 5 (21.74%) HP
3 5 (21.74%) Micro Focus
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft