Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 88 99
Rank change year-on-year -65 +11 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 173 350 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.76% 3.13% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 3.19% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 150 345 371
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.48% +3.08%
10th Percentile £24,900 £26,850 £25,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £44,800 £43,750
England median annual salary £36,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 9553 10958 12964
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.42% 97.94% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8006 9262 10632
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Yorkshire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
West Yorkshire -56 138 £35,000 -1.41% 8
South Yorkshire +1 15 £33,750 +3.85%
North Yorkshire -14 14 £32,500 - 2
East Yorkshire -16 7 £32,500 -5.11%
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Yorkshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 117 (67.63%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (65.90%) Test Automation
3 60 (34.68%) Selenium
4 56 (32.37%) ISTQB
5 53 (30.64%) Test Scripting
6 49 (28.32%) SQL
7 48 (27.75%) ISEB
7 48 (27.75%) QA
8 39 (22.54%) Finance
9 38 (21.97%) Software Testing
10 36 (20.81%) Scrum
11 35 (20.23%) .NET
12 30 (17.34%) Functional Testing
12 30 (17.34%) Black-Box Testing
12 30 (17.34%) SDLC
13 27 (15.61%) BDD
14 26 (15.03%) TDD
14 26 (15.03%) Java
15 25 (14.45%) User Acceptance Testing
16 22 (12.72%) Performance Testing
17 21 (12.14%) Cucumber
18 20 (11.56%) Test Strategy
18 20 (11.56%) XML
19 18 (10.40%) C#
19 18 (10.40%) JIRA
19 18 (10.40%) Test Management
19 18 (10.40%) Manual Testing
20 17 (9.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 16 (9.25%) Kanban
21 16 (9.25%) Exploratory Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.78%) SaaS
2 3 (1.73%) G Suite
2 3 (1.73%) Office 365
2 3 (1.73%) Slack
3 1 (0.58%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (0.58%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.16%) SMS
2 1 (0.58%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.05%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.58%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 60 (34.68%) Selenium
2 21 (12.14%) Cucumber
3 18 (10.40%) JIRA
4 14 (8.09%) Jenkins
5 13 (7.51%) SoapUI
6 11 (6.36%) JMeter
7 10 (5.78%) Selenium IDE
8 9 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (3.47%) LoadRunner
9 6 (3.47%) WebDriver
10 5 (2.89%) Git (software)
10 5 (2.89%) Maven
10 5 (2.89%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.73%) Appium
11 3 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.73%) Buildbot
11 3 (1.73%) Ranorex
11 3 (1.73%) WATIR
12 2 (1.16%) HP UFT
13 1 (0.58%) Toad
General
1 39 (22.54%) Finance
2 10 (5.78%) Legal
3 8 (4.62%) Retail
4 7 (4.05%) Billing
5 5 (2.89%) Marketing
6 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.23%) .NET
2 20 (11.56%) XML
3 15 (8.67%) HTML
4 6 (3.47%) SOAP
5 5 (2.89%) REST
6 3 (1.73%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.73%) CSS
6 3 (1.73%) NumPy
7 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.16%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.94%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.89%) Fintech
4 4 (2.31%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.58%) IVR
6 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.58%) NHS
6 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.78%) Android
1 10 (5.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (67.63%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (65.90%) Test Automation
3 53 (30.64%) Test Scripting
4 38 (21.97%) Software Testing
5 36 (20.81%) Scrum
6 30 (17.34%) Black-Box Testing
6 30 (17.34%) Functional Testing
6 30 (17.34%) SDLC
7 27 (15.61%) BDD
8 26 (15.03%) TDD
9 25 (14.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (12.72%) Performance Testing
11 20 (11.56%) Test Strategy
12 18 (10.40%) Manual Testing
12 18 (10.40%) Test Management
13 16 (9.25%) Exploratory Testing
13 16 (9.25%) Kanban
13 16 (9.25%) Security Testing
14 15 (8.67%) Integration Testing
15 12 (6.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 49 (28.32%) SQL
2 26 (15.03%) Java
3 18 (10.40%) C#
4 15 (8.67%) C++
5 8 (4.62%) Python
6 6 (3.47%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.31%) Ruby
7 4 (2.31%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.73%) C
8 3 (1.73%) PHP
8 3 (1.73%) Scala
9 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 56 (32.37%) ISTQB
2 48 (27.75%) ISEB
3 17 (9.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (4.62%) Degree
5 4 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.73%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (27.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (5.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (7.51%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.20%) HP
3 5 (2.89%) Google
4 2 (1.16%) Capita
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle
4 2 (1.16%) Twitter
5 1 (0.58%) ServiceNow