Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 6 months to 19 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
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 24 44
Rank change year-on-year -15 +20 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 34 72 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 6.01% 7.40% 4.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.08% 7.47% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 34 64 37
Suffolk median annual salary £32,500 £29,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.24% -15.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £22,450
90th Percentile £43,375 £40,000 £41,350
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies in Suffolk with a recognized job title 559 964 887
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.76% 99.08% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 525 845 769
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -10.26% -2.50%
10th Percentile £22,675 £22,500 £22,900
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £58,920
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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
Ipswich -20 18 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Stowmarket -2 5 £23,500 -6.00%
Bury St Edmunds +16 3 £32,500 -
Test Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Suffolk region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 25 (73.53%) Test Automation
2 20 (58.82%) QA
3 17 (50.00%) SQL
4 15 (44.12%) ISEB
4 15 (44.12%) Software Testing
5 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (26.47%) Test Strategy
6 9 (26.47%) Degree
7 8 (23.53%) Windows
7 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
8 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (17.65%) Manual Testing
9 6 (17.65%) Test Management
9 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
9 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
10 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
10 5 (14.71%) Oracle
10 5 (14.71%) C#
10 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
10 5 (14.71%) SDLC
11 4 (11.76%) Finance
12 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
12 3 (8.82%) ETL
12 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
12 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
12 3 (8.82%) Line Management
12 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (8.82%) SaaS
13 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS

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 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) Looker
2 1 (2.94%) QlikView
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.88%) Selenium
2 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
1 2 (5.88%) Silverlight
1 2 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.88%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Android
2 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Test Automation
2 15 (44.12%) Software Testing
3 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (26.47%) Test Strategy
5 6 (17.65%) Manual Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Test Management
5 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (14.71%) SDLC
6 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
7 3 (8.82%) ETL
7 3 (8.82%) Line Management
8 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.88%) Defect Management
8 2 (5.88%) Functional Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Software Delivery
8 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) ISEB
2 9 (26.47%) Degree
3 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (58.82%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Tableau