The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 3 months to 29 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 46 49
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 7 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.28% 3.81% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 3.97% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 19
Median salary £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.51% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £40,400
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 Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 305 579 558
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 99.35% 96.02% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 276 514 459
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Suffolk

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Suffolk

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Suffolk over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Suffolk

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 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
Ipswich +19 4 £31,750 -1.55%
Bury St Edmunds +1 2 £32,500 -
Stowmarket - 1 £25,000 -
Test Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Suffolk region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (76.92%) ISEB
2 13 (50.00%) QA
3 10 (38.46%) ISTQB
3 10 (38.46%) Automation Testing
4 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (26.92%) Oracle
7 6 (23.08%) Windows
7 6 (23.08%) Asset Management
8 5 (19.23%) Client/Server
9 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Finance
9 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Load Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
9 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
9 4 (15.38%) SDLC
10 3 (11.54%) Process Improvement
10 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Time Management
10 3 (11.54%) Test Management
10 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Content Management
10 3 (11.54%) CMS

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (11.54%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) HP UFT
1 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) Selenium
2 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) JMeter
3 1 (3.85%) LoadUI
3 1 (3.85%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (3.85%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Automation Testing
2 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
2 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) Asset Management
5 4 (15.38%) Load Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 4 (15.38%) SDLC
5 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 3 (11.54%) Content Management
6 3 (11.54%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Process Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Test Management
6 3 (11.54%) Time Management
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) PHP
2 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) ISEB
2 10 (38.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) HP