Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Testing Analyst was £31,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1161 1199 1286
Rank change year-on-year +38 +87 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Analyst 21 26 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.014% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.014% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 12 26 16
UK median annual salary £31,250 £46,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.16% -15.00% +107.55%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £59,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -43.30% +7.78% +74.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Testing Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Testing Analyst in the UK

Testing Analyst
Top 9 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 16 £28,750 -38.50%
UK excluding London +32 13 £27,500 -43.30%
Midlands +33 6 £27,500 -
West Midlands +6 6 £27,500 -
London -1 5 £39,000 -13.33%
East of England - 4 - -
Scotland - 2 £40,000 -
North of England -6 1 £32,500 -
North West - 1 £32,500 -

Testing Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 14 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 11 (52.38%) Manual Testing
3 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 6 (28.57%) WinForms
3 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (23.81%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (23.81%) ERP
4 5 (23.81%) JIRA
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (19.05%) Analytics
5 4 (19.05%) Customer Analytics
5 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Test Management
5 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
5 4 (19.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (19.05%) Retail
5 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 2 (9.52%) QA
7 2 (9.52%) Stress Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
7 2 (9.52%) Banking
7 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle ERP
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) WinForms
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 11 (52.38%) Manual Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) ERP
5 4 (19.05%) Analytics
5 4 (19.05%) Customer Analytics
5 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
5 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
5 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Test Management
6 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.52%) E-business
7 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
7 2 (9.52%) SDLC
7 2 (9.52%) Stress Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.76%) Case Management
8 1 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C++
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Pega
2 1 (4.76%) VocaLink