Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 82 107
Rank change year-on-year -56 +25 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 136 260 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.99% 3.41% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 3.48% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 117 271 231
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £46,250 £43,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +3.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6655 7475 9019
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 98.08% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5624 6453 7296
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in West Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in West Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in West Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Leeds -34 123 £35,000 - 9
Bradford -59 6 £35,000 -12.50%
Ilkley - 4 £32,500 -
Wakefield - 2 - -
Wetherby +15 1 £30,500 -17.01%
Huddersfield +1 1 £40,000 +50.94%
Bingley - 1 £30,000 -
Test Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 100 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (69.12%) Test Automation
3 49 (36.03%) Selenium
4 43 (31.62%) ISTQB
5 40 (29.41%) QA
6 39 (28.68%) SQL
6 39 (28.68%) ISEB
7 37 (27.21%) Test Scripting
8 31 (22.79%) Finance
8 31 (22.79%) Scrum
9 29 (21.32%) SDLC
10 27 (19.85%) Software Testing
11 26 (19.12%) .NET
11 26 (19.12%) Functional Testing
12 25 (18.38%) Black-Box Testing
13 24 (17.65%) BDD
13 24 (17.65%) Java
13 24 (17.65%) TDD
14 20 (14.71%) XML
14 20 (14.71%) Performance Testing
14 20 (14.71%) Cucumber
15 17 (12.50%) Test Management
16 15 (11.03%) C#
16 15 (11.03%) C++
16 15 (11.03%) HTML
16 15 (11.03%) Kanban
17 14 (10.29%) Jenkins
17 14 (10.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 14 (10.29%) Exploratory Testing
18 13 (9.56%) Test Strategy

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.35%) SaaS
2 3 (2.21%) G Suite
2 3 (2.21%) Office 365
2 3 (2.21%) Slack
3 1 (0.74%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (0.74%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.15%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.74%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 49 (36.03%) Selenium
2 20 (14.71%) Cucumber
3 14 (10.29%) Jenkins
4 13 (9.56%) JIRA
5 12 (8.82%) SoapUI
6 10 (7.35%) JMeter
7 7 (5.15%) Selenium IDE
7 7 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (4.41%) LoadRunner
9 5 (3.68%) Git (software)
9 5 (3.68%) Maven
10 3 (2.21%) Appium
10 3 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.21%) Buildbot
10 3 (2.21%) Ranorex
10 3 (2.21%) WATIR
10 3 (2.21%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.47%) HP UFT
11 2 (1.47%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 31 (22.79%) Finance
2 7 (5.15%) Retail
3 6 (4.41%) Legal
4 5 (3.68%) Marketing
5 3 (2.21%) Billing
6 1 (0.74%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.12%) .NET
2 20 (14.71%) XML
3 15 (11.03%) HTML
4 5 (3.68%) REST
4 5 (3.68%) SOAP
5 3 (2.21%) CSS
5 3 (2.21%) NumPy
6 2 (1.47%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.47%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.15%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.68%) Fintech
3 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.74%) IVR
5 1 (0.74%) NHS
5 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.62%) Android
1 9 (6.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (69.12%) Test Automation
3 37 (27.21%) Test Scripting
4 31 (22.79%) Scrum
5 29 (21.32%) SDLC
6 27 (19.85%) Software Testing
7 26 (19.12%) Functional Testing
8 25 (18.38%) Black-Box Testing
9 24 (17.65%) BDD
9 24 (17.65%) TDD
10 20 (14.71%) Performance Testing
11 17 (12.50%) Test Management
12 15 (11.03%) Kanban
13 14 (10.29%) Exploratory Testing
14 13 (9.56%) Security Testing
14 13 (9.56%) Test Strategy
15 12 (8.82%) Integration Testing
15 12 (8.82%) Manual Testing
15 12 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (8.82%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.68%) SQL
2 24 (17.65%) Java
3 15 (11.03%) C#
3 15 (11.03%) C++
4 8 (5.88%) Python
5 4 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.94%) Ruby
6 3 (2.21%) C
6 3 (2.21%) PHP
6 3 (2.21%) Scala
7 2 (1.47%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (31.62%) ISTQB
2 39 (28.68%) ISEB
3 14 (10.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.94%) Degree
5 3 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.21%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (29.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (5.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.68%) Google
2 5 (3.68%) HP
3 2 (1.47%) Twitter
4 1 (0.74%) ServiceNow