The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Taunton during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 26 26 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 5 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 5.49% 4.00% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.68% 4.00% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.42% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton. 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
Taunton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 88 100 45
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 96.70% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 59 96 31
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £16,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Taunton

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Taunton

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Taunton region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) BDD
3 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
4 8 (57.14%) ISEB
4 8 (57.14%) Waterfall
4 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) Customer Requirements
5 7 (50.00%) Line Management
5 7 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
6 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
6 6 (42.86%) SpecFlow
6 6 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
7 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (35.71%) Load Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Test Management
7 5 (35.71%) Java
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 4 (28.57%) Scrum
8 4 (28.57%) .NET
8 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
9 3 (21.43%) User Stories
9 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
9 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
9 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (21.43%) HP UFT
9 3 (21.43%) Selenium

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) SpecFlow
2 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
2 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (21.43%) HP UFT
3 3 (21.43%) Selenium
4 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) BDD
3 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Customer Requirements
4 8 (57.14%) Waterfall
5 7 (50.00%) Line Management
5 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
7 5 (35.71%) Load Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Test Management
8 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Scrum
9 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
9 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
9 3 (21.43%) User Stories
10 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
11 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
11 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
11 1 (7.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ISEB
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 14001
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Xamarin