The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £37,250 in advertised job vacancies in Taunton during the 3 months to 22 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
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 26 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 3.19% 3.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.26% 3.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Median salary £37,250 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.61% -  
UK excluding London median salary £34,312 £33,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +2.42% -2.89%  

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 92 95 47
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 97.87% 100.00% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 68 82 35
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 22 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 Taunton region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) Selenium
4 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (50.00%) Test Planning
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
5 3 (37.50%) ISEB
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
6 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (25.00%) System Testing
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Replication
6 2 (25.00%) SOAP
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (12.50%) C#
7 1 (12.50%) HTML
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
4 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft