Period
to 15 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

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

Test Analyst
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 99 81
Rank change year-on-year -1 -18 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 26 19 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.52% 1.27% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.31% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 38
Wiltshire median annual salary £49,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £27,375 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £37,700
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.87% +0.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 1,643 1,455 1,553
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 97.52% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,368 1,248 1,353
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,425 £25,000 £23,200
90th Percentile £67,150 £60,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Wiltshire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Wiltshire

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Wiltshire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. 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
Salisbury - 14 £49,500 - 1
Swindon -24 7 £37,500 - 1
Chippenham -16 5 £41,500 -2.35% 2
Test Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wiltshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Scrum
3 14 (53.85%) Unified Process
3 14 (53.85%) RAD
3 14 (53.85%) DSDM
3 14 (53.85%) ISEB
3 14 (53.85%) ISTQB
3 14 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (53.85%) Integration Testing
3 14 (53.85%) V-Model
3 14 (53.85%) OpenUP
3 14 (53.85%) Waterfall
3 14 (53.85%) Functional Testing
3 14 (53.85%) Non-Functional Testing
3 14 (53.85%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 14 (53.85%) System Integration Testing
4 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
5 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
5 9 (34.62%) Manual Testing
5 9 (34.62%) QA
6 8 (30.77%) Release Management
6 8 (30.77%) Requirements Management
6 8 (30.77%) Incident Management
6 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
6 8 (30.77%) DV Cleared
6 8 (30.77%) Process Improvement
6 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
6 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
6 8 (30.77%) Quality Management
6 8 (30.77%) Change Management

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Gatling
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) JMeter
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) TestRail
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
1 1 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Scrum
3 14 (53.85%) DSDM
3 14 (53.85%) Functional Testing
3 14 (53.85%) Integration Testing
3 14 (53.85%) Non-Functional Testing
3 14 (53.85%) OpenUP
3 14 (53.85%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 14 (53.85%) RAD
3 14 (53.85%) System Integration Testing
3 14 (53.85%) Unified Process
3 14 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (53.85%) V-Model
3 14 (53.85%) Waterfall
4 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
5 9 (34.62%) Manual Testing
6 8 (30.77%) Incident Management
6 8 (30.77%) Process Improvement
6 8 (30.77%) Release Management
6 8 (30.77%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) ISEB
1 14 (53.85%) ISTQB
2 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
3 8 (30.77%) DV Cleared
3 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 7 (26.92%) MCSA
4 7 (26.92%) MCSE
4 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft