The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 61 64 34
Rank change year-on-year +3 -30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 15 18 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.31% 2.30% 6.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 2.36% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 56
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +19.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,200 £41,250
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 South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 634 763 940
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 97.69% 97.32% 98.84%
Number of salaries quoted 538 636 791
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 £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in South Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in South Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in South Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Sheffield +5 12 £35,000 -12.50%
Doncaster - 3 £35,000 - 1
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Automated Testing
2 11 (40.74%) Test Scripting
3 10 (37.04%) QA
3 10 (37.04%) Selenium
4 8 (29.63%) Manual Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Functional Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.93%) BDD
5 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Finance
6 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Gherkin
7 5 (18.52%) SDLC
7 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
7 5 (18.52%) Behat
7 5 (18.52%) JIRA
8 4 (14.81%) Test Management
8 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
8 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
8 4 (14.81%) Confluence
8 4 (14.81%) Games
8 4 (14.81%) Windows
8 4 (14.81%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Microservices
9 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (11.11%) Test Planning
9 3 (11.11%) Line Management
9 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (14.81%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Selenium
2 5 (18.52%) JIRA
3 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
4 2 (7.41%) FogBugz
4 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.70%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Games
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Gherkin
2 5 (18.52%) Behat
3 2 (7.41%) LAMP
3 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) CSS3
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) Laravel
4 1 (3.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Automated Testing
2 11 (40.74%) Test Scripting
3 8 (29.63%) Functional Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Manual Testing
4 7 (25.93%) BDD
4 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
4 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
5 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
6 5 (18.52%) SDLC
7 4 (14.81%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Test Management
8 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (11.11%) Line Management
8 3 (11.11%) Microservices
8 3 (11.11%) Process Management
8 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) PHP
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
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