The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 29 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 82 86
Rank change year-on-year +34 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 54 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 5.04% 2.47% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.12% 2.54% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 53 29 19
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33%  
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 West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1054 1143 1116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 98.32% 97.28% 98.50%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1032 961
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in West Sussex

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in West Sussex

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in West Sussex over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in West Sussex

Test Analyst
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Crawley +12 14 £34,000 +4.61% 1
Gatwick +2 14 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Worthing -1 8 £32,500 -
Haywards Heath +4 4 £52,500 +77.96% 1
Horsham - 1 £40,000 - 1
Lancing - 1 £31,500 -
Test Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Sussex region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 38 (52.78%) C#
2 31 (43.06%) ISTQB
3 28 (38.89%) ISEB
4 18 (25.00%) Selenium
4 18 (25.00%) C++
4 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 16 (22.22%) QA
5 16 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 16 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 14 (19.44%) Test Scripting
7 13 (18.06%) Time Management
7 13 (18.06%) Finance
8 12 (16.67%) Scrum
8 12 (16.67%) SQL
8 12 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (13.89%) .NET
11 9 (12.50%) Test Strategy
11 9 (12.50%) Defect Management
12 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (9.72%) WebDriver
12 7 (9.72%) Java
12 7 (9.72%) Python
13 6 (8.33%) GAMP
13 6 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (8.33%) MySQL
13 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
13 6 (8.33%) Degree
13 6 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (8.33%) Test Planning

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 3 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) G Suite
1 1 (1.39%) Office 365
1 1 (1.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (25.00%) Selenium
2 7 (9.72%) WebDriver
3 6 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.56%) JIRA
5 4 (5.56%) JMeter
5 4 (5.56%) NUnit
5 4 (5.56%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.17%) JUnit
7 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.39%) Law
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) .NET
2 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 3 (4.17%) Gherkin
2 3 (4.17%) RESTful
2 3 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (1.39%) CSS
3 1 (1.39%) DOM
3 1 (1.39%) HTML
3 1 (1.39%) REST
3 1 (1.39%) SOAP
3 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) Software Testing
1 16 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 14 (19.44%) Test Scripting
3 13 (18.06%) Time Management
4 12 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 12 (16.67%) Scrum
5 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 9 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 6 (8.33%) SDLC
7 6 (8.33%) Software Delivery
7 6 (8.33%) Test Planning
8 5 (6.94%) TDD
9 4 (5.56%) BDD
9 4 (5.56%) Kanban
9 4 (5.56%) Performance Testing
9 4 (5.56%) Regression Testing
9 4 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.78%) C#
2 18 (25.00%) C++
3 12 (16.67%) SQL
4 7 (9.72%) Java
4 7 (9.72%) Python
5 3 (4.17%) Groovy
5 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.17%) Scala
6 1 (1.39%) VB
6 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (43.06%) ISTQB
2 28 (38.89%) ISEB
3 6 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.22%) QA
2 6 (8.33%) GAMP
3 4 (5.56%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.17%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.39%) Google
3 1 (1.39%) HP
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £40k doe
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50K DOE
Posted: 6 days ago