Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in Taunton during the 6 months to 18 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
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 28 35
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 1.40% 11.68% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 11.79% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 22 4
Taunton median annual salary £37,000 £32,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.85% +14.04% -12.31%
10th Percentile £34,500 £24,475 £24,825
90th Percentile £39,500 £48,750 £42,000
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04% -4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton. 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
Taunton
Permanent vacancies in Taunton with a recognized job title 136 195 132
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.10% 98.98% 98.51%
Number of salaries quoted 108 157 118
Taunton median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +4.48%
10th Percentile £22,200 £23,450 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £49,250 £50,000
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

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 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 18 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 Taunton region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.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 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center