Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Test Analyst
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 - 35
Rank change year-on-year - +35 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 6 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.33% - 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% - 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Shropshire median annual salary £40,000 - £35,750
10th Percentile £37,500 - £31,525
90th Percentile £42,500 - £38,575
West Midlands median annual salary £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -4.62% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire. 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
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies in Shropshire with a recognized job title 434 540 378
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 94.08% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 321 402 271
Shropshire median annual salary £37,500 £38,063 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.48% +1.50% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,775 £18,500
90th Percentile £64,063 £53,750 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Shropshire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Shropshire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Telford - 5 £40,000 - 1
Test Analyst
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Shropshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) webMethods
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Toad
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) XSL
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Confluence
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) JSP
4 2 (33.33%) UML

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Exstream
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Toad
2 2 (33.33%) ClearQuest
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) XSL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Flash
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) J2ME
3 2 (33.33%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Delphi
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) webMethods
2 2 (33.33%) HP