The median annual salary for a Testing Analyst was £38,750 in advertised job vacancies 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.

Testing Analyst
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 865 917 970
Rank change year-on-year +52 +53  
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Analyst 7 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.007% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.007% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 1
Median salary £38,750 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -21.42% +7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Testing Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Testing Analyst in the UK

Testing Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Testing Analyst in the UK

Testing Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Testing Analyst over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Testing Analyst in the UK

Testing Analyst
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Testing Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +52 7 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Bedfordshire - 5 - -
East of England - 5 - -
Luton - 5 - -
London +24 1 £50,000 -20.00%
West Midlands - 1 £27,500 -
Tamworth - 1 £27,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £27,500 -

Testing Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Testing 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 featuring Testing Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
4 5 (45.45%) Analytics
4 5 (45.45%) Customer Analytics
4 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
4 5 (45.45%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
4 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (45.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
6 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Kanban
7 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (18.18%) BDD
7 2 (18.18%) TDD
7 2 (18.18%) Banking
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Ruby
7 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) JSON
7 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) XML
7 2 (18.18%) Unix

Testing Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) JSON
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) Analytics
3 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (45.45%) Customer Analytics
3 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
3 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Kanban
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
7 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
Liverpool, Merseyside
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