The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £36,250 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 50 55 42
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 13 16 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.81% 2.54% 5.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.89% 2.63% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 36
Median salary £36,250 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.37% +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £32,600 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £41,500 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.42% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 450 608 749
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 97.19% 96.51% 98.81%
Number of salaries quoted 367 516 637
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Sheffield

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Sheffield

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Sheffield over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Sheffield

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 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 Sheffield region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
3 9 (37.50%) QA
4 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 8 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Selenium
5 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
5 7 (29.17%) BDD
5 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Gherkin
7 5 (20.83%) Behat
7 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
7 5 (20.83%) JIRA
7 5 (20.83%) Finance
7 5 (20.83%) SDLC
8 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
8 4 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Games
8 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (16.67%) Test Management
8 4 (16.67%) Confluence
9 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
9 3 (12.50%) TDD
9 3 (12.50%) Banking
9 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Process Management
9 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 3 (12.50%) ISEB
9 3 (12.50%) MySQL
9 3 (12.50%) Windows

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 4 (16.67%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Selenium
2 5 (20.83%) JIRA
3 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.33%) FogBugz
5 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Games
3 3 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 5 (20.83%) Behat
3 2 (8.33%) LAMP
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) CSS3
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) Laravel
4 1 (4.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 7 (29.17%) BDD
4 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
5 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
5 5 (20.83%) SDLC
6 4 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Test Management
7 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 3 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (12.50%) Line Management
7 3 (12.50%) Microservices
7 3 (12.50%) Process Management
7 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 3 (12.50%) TDD
8 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center