The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 25 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 53 55
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 11 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.68% 1.18% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 1.21% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 11
Median salary £32,500 £21,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.16% -34.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £21,200 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £29,600 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,356 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +2.55% -1.47%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 396 497 547
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 96.35% 98.03% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 355 428 489
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
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 Swindon

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

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 25 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 Swindon region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 14 (70.00%) Selenium
4 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 8 (40.00%) WebDriver
5 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (30.00%) System Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Scrum
6 6 (30.00%) ISEB
6 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) BDD
7 5 (25.00%) SoapUI
7 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 5 (25.00%) JMeter
7 5 (25.00%) Banking
7 5 (25.00%) QA
7 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Web Testing
8 4 (20.00%) JIRA
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) C#
8 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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:

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Lucidchart
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Selenium
2 8 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (25.00%) JMeter
3 5 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 4 (20.00%) JIRA
5 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (10.00%) Bugzilla
6 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (5.00%) Robot Framework
7 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Retail
4 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) SOAP
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (30.00%) BDD
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (30.00%) System Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (20.00%) Web Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
8 2 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Cognizant
2 2 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Cognizant
Posted: 25 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 25 days ago