The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 21 33
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 6 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 3.23% 8.11% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 8.22% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 1
Median salary £36,500 £31,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.74% -20.51%  
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 Shropshire. 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
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 180 219 196
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 96.77% 98.65% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 130 203 152
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £59,000 £65,000
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 Shropshire

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

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -11 5 £36,500 +7.35%
Test Analyst
West Midlands

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

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 Shropshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 7 (87.50%) ISEB
2 7 (87.50%) ISTQB
3 6 (75.00%) QA
3 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) Gatling
6 3 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle
6 3 (37.50%) Unix
6 3 (37.50%) JIRA
6 3 (37.50%) Confluence
7 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Windows
8 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
8 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
8 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Android
8 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
8 1 (12.50%) BDD

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 (37.50%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 4 (50.00%) Gatling
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
5 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) ISEB
1 7 (87.50%) ISTQB
2 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft