Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £25,750 in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 73 110
Rank change year-on-year -26 +37 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 34 46 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.93% 2.98% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 3.05% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 32 39 21
Wiltshire median annual salary £25,750 £32,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.77% +12.07% -10.77%
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,750 £20,250
90th Percentile £43,375 £38,750 £36,000
South West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 1,702 1,507 1,804
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.43% 97.54% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,482 1,307 1,558
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,650 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,175 £60,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 2018. 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
Swindon -16 14 £29,500 -9.23% 3
Marlborough - 10 £23,500 -
Chippenham +1 6 £28,000 -16.42% 1
Salisbury - 3 £40,000 - 1
Test Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 26 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 18 (52.94%) QA
3 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (44.12%) ISTQB
5 14 (41.18%) Software Testing
5 14 (41.18%) ISEB
5 14 (41.18%) Manual Testing
6 12 (35.29%) SQL
7 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
7 10 (29.41%) Degree
7 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
7 10 (29.41%) Test Strategy
7 10 (29.41%) Strategic Thinking
8 9 (26.47%) Scrum
9 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
9 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
10 4 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (11.76%) System Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Selenium
10 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
10 4 (11.76%) Regression Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Back Office
10 4 (11.76%) Finance
11 3 (8.82%) Validation
11 3 (8.82%) Java
11 3 (8.82%) SOAP
11 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
11 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
1 4 (11.76%) Selenium
2 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Protractor
4 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) TestRail
General
1 4 (11.76%) Back Office
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) SOAP
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) Manual Testing
3 14 (41.18%) Software Testing
4 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
4 10 (29.41%) Strategic Thinking
4 10 (29.41%) Test Strategy
5 9 (26.47%) Scrum
6 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.76%) Regression Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (11.76%) System Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.82%) Validation
9 2 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (2.94%) Acceptance Criteria
10 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) ISTQB
2 14 (41.18%) ISEB
3 10 (29.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (52.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) HP
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy