The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 25 42
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 29 42 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 7.09% 7.51% 4.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.18% 7.68% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 28 34 31
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.98%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,950 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,250 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,450 £33,500 £34,073
% change year-on-year +2.83% -1.68%  

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 404 547 646
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 98.78% 97.85% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 375 510 600
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.67% +9.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -12 14 £35,250 +5.22% 1
Stowmarket - 4 £23,500 - 1
Bury St Edmunds +8 3 £32,500 - 1
Test Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 26 (74.29%) Test Automation
2 22 (62.86%) ISEB
3 21 (60.00%) SQL
4 18 (51.43%) QA
5 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (34.29%) ISTQB
7 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (25.71%) Test Management
8 9 (25.71%) Test Strategy
8 9 (25.71%) Oracle
8 9 (25.71%) Windows
8 9 (25.71%) Degree
9 8 (22.86%) Finance
10 7 (20.00%) Manual Testing
10 7 (20.00%) Regression Testing
11 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
11 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
11 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
11 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
12 5 (14.29%) Client/Server
12 5 (14.29%) Asset Management
13 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
13 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
13 4 (11.43%) SDLC
14 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
14 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS

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 (8.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.57%) SaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.71%) HP UFT
3 2 (5.71%) Selenium
4 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Silverlight
1 3 (8.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
3 5 (14.29%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.71%) Xbox
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Android
2 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Test Automation
2 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 9 (25.71%) Test Management
4 9 (25.71%) Test Strategy
5 7 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
6 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
7 5 (14.29%) Asset Management
8 4 (11.43%) SDLC
8 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.57%) Agile Testing
9 3 (8.57%) CRM
9 3 (8.57%) Defect Management
9 3 (8.57%) Line Management
10 2 (5.71%) OO
10 2 (5.71%) OOP
10 2 (5.71%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C#
3 2 (5.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) ISEB
2 12 (34.29%) ISTQB
3 9 (25.71%) Degree
4 3 (8.57%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (51.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) HP
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