Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 24 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 70 89
Rank change year-on-year +35 +19 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 34 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 4.80% 0.75% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.97% 0.77% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 4
Swindon median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £27,750 £23,875 £31,250
90th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £37,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Permanent vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 684 778 1022
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 97.86% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 565 641 919
Swindon median annual salary £40,750 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.88% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,600 £22,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £62,250
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +3.90%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Swindon

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Swindon region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (38.24%) Finance
4 12 (35.29%) Test Automation
5 11 (32.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (32.35%) Performance Testing
5 11 (32.35%) ISTQB
6 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
7 8 (23.53%) Manual Testing
7 8 (23.53%) Functional Testing
8 7 (20.59%) System Testing
8 7 (20.59%) Selenium
8 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
8 7 (20.59%) Scenario Testing
9 6 (17.65%) Runbook
9 6 (17.65%) Banking
9 6 (17.65%) Investment Banking
9 6 (17.65%) Cognizant
9 6 (17.65%) SQL
9 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
10 5 (14.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (14.71%) ITIL
10 5 (14.71%) ISEB
10 5 (14.71%) Front End Development
11 4 (11.76%) Test Management
11 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
11 4 (11.76%) Degree
12 3 (8.82%) JSON
12 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (8.82%) BDD

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Selenium
2 3 (8.82%) Robot Framework
2 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Rational Robot
4 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
2 6 (17.65%) Investment Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Back Office
4 1 (2.94%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) JSON
1 3 (8.82%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (35.29%) Test Automation
4 11 (32.35%) Performance Testing
4 11 (32.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
6 8 (23.53%) Functional Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Manual Testing
7 7 (20.59%) Scenario Testing
7 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
7 7 (20.59%) System Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Runbook
8 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
9 5 (14.71%) Front End Development
9 5 (14.71%) ITIL
10 4 (11.76%) Test Management
10 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
11 3 (8.82%) BDD
11 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (8.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) C#
2 2 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) ISTQB
2 5 (14.71%) ISEB
2 5 (14.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Cognizant
2 1 (2.94%) HP
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft