The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Test Analyst
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 33 62
Rank change year-on-year -9 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 23 26 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.06% 4.45% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 4.59% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 5
Median salary £35,000 £48,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.08% +28.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 540 567 501
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 95.24% 97.09% 99.21%
Number of salaries quoted 458 486 386
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Watford

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Watford

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Watford over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Watford

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 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 Watford region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 51 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
1 51 (94.44%) Java
2 50 (92.59%) Finance
3 45 (83.33%) Selenium
4 44 (81.48%) Unix
5 40 (74.07%) Scrum
6 36 (66.67%) QA
7 34 (62.96%) HP UFT
8 31 (57.41%) Automation Testing
9 30 (55.56%) Functional Testing
10 29 (53.70%) JIRA
11 28 (51.85%) Linux
11 28 (51.85%) SQL
12 27 (50.00%) C#
12 27 (50.00%) Python
13 25 (46.30%) Cucumber
14 24 (44.44%) WebDriver
15 23 (42.59%) Regression Testing
15 23 (42.59%) BDD
16 22 (40.74%) TDD
16 22 (40.74%) Test Scripting
17 21 (38.89%) Test Automation
18 16 (29.63%) Automated Testing
18 16 (29.63%) Kanban
19 15 (27.78%) Shell Script
19 15 (27.78%) Gherkin
19 15 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
20 14 (25.93%) System Integration Testing
20 14 (25.93%) Non-Functional Testing
20 14 (25.93%) Confluence

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 14 (25.93%) Confluence
2 13 (24.07%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 45 (83.33%) Selenium
2 34 (62.96%) HP UFT
3 29 (53.70%) JIRA
4 25 (46.30%) Cucumber
5 24 (44.44%) WebDriver
6 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
6 13 (24.07%) JUnit
6 13 (24.07%) Maven
6 13 (24.07%) SoapUI
7 8 (14.81%) JBehave
7 8 (14.81%) LoadRunner
8 5 (9.26%) ClearQuest
9 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.85%) Toad
10 1 (1.85%) Zephyr
General
1 50 (92.59%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) Gherkin
2 13 (24.07%) Hibernate
2 13 (24.07%) RESTful
2 13 (24.07%) Spring
3 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (81.48%) Unix
2 28 (51.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (74.07%) Scrum
3 31 (57.41%) Automation Testing
4 30 (55.56%) Functional Testing
5 23 (42.59%) BDD
5 23 (42.59%) Regression Testing
6 22 (40.74%) TDD
6 22 (40.74%) Test Scripting
7 21 (38.89%) Test Automation
8 16 (29.63%) Automated Testing
8 16 (29.63%) Kanban
9 15 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (25.93%) Non-Functional Testing
10 14 (25.93%) System Integration Testing
11 13 (24.07%) Integration Testing
11 13 (24.07%) Manual Testing
11 13 (24.07%) Software Testing
11 13 (24.07%) Test Strategy
12 9 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 51 (94.44%) Java
2 28 (51.85%) SQL
3 27 (50.00%) C#
3 27 (50.00%) Python
4 15 (27.78%) Shell Script
5 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.56%) Ruby
7 1 (1.85%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SDET
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Atlassian
2 13 (24.07%) HP
3 7 (12.96%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) IBM