Period
to 20 January 2020

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 143 139
Rank change year-on-year +36 -4 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 147 144 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.42% 1.96% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 2.02% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 112 117 150
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £24,175 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £53,750 £45,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 5,884 7,131 9,409
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 97.22% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4,931 5,844 7,982
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020. 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 +28 91 £35,000 +7.69% 6
North Yorkshire +26 32 £34,500 +15.00% 2
South Yorkshire +26 26 £34,500 -9.21% 2
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 103 (70.07%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (63.95%) Test Automation
3 48 (32.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 44 (29.93%) Selenium
5 42 (28.57%) Functional Testing
6 37 (25.17%) JIRA
7 36 (24.49%) WebDriver
7 36 (24.49%) Software Testing
7 36 (24.49%) C#
8 34 (23.13%) DevOps
9 33 (22.45%) QA
10 32 (21.77%) SpecFlow
11 30 (20.41%) Java
11 30 (20.41%) Scrum
12 28 (19.05%) Regression Testing
13 27 (18.37%) Confluence
14 26 (17.69%) API Testing
15 25 (17.01%) SQL Server
16 20 (13.61%) Defect Management
16 20 (13.61%) SDLC
17 19 (12.93%) Python
17 19 (12.93%) Kanban
18 18 (12.24%) Test Scripting
19 17 (11.56%) Mentoring
20 16 (10.88%) Performance Testing
21 15 (10.20%) Manual Testing
21 15 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
21 15 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
22 14 (9.52%) SQL
22 14 (9.52%) Postman

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:

Application Platforms
1 27 (18.37%) Confluence
2 8 (5.44%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.84%) Azure
2 5 (3.40%) AWS
3 3 (2.04%) SaaS
4 2 (1.36%) Trello
5 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.68%) GCP
5 1 (0.68%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.01%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.36%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 44 (29.93%) Selenium
2 37 (25.17%) JIRA
3 36 (24.49%) WebDriver
4 32 (21.77%) SpecFlow
5 15 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (9.52%) Postman
7 8 (5.44%) LINQPad
8 6 (4.08%) Cucumber
8 6 (4.08%) TestRail
9 5 (3.40%) Appium
10 4 (2.72%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (2.04%) PHPUnit
11 3 (2.04%) Ranorex
12 2 (1.36%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.36%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.36%) JUnit
12 2 (1.36%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.36%) TestNG
13 1 (0.68%) Bugzilla
13 1 (0.68%) Xcode
General
1 7 (4.76%) Finance
1 7 (4.76%) Marketing
2 4 (2.72%) Retail
3 3 (2.04%) Games
3 3 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.16%) Gherkin
2 9 (6.12%) Web Services
3 8 (5.44%) Symfony
4 5 (3.40%) LAMP
5 4 (2.72%) REST
6 1 (0.68%) .NET
6 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.68%) Laravel
6 1 (0.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.76%) Renewable Energy
3 6 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.36%) EPoS
4 2 (1.36%) Handset
4 2 (1.36%) User Experience
5 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.68%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.44%) Windows
1 8 (5.44%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.36%) Linux
3 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (70.07%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (63.95%) Test Automation
3 48 (32.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 42 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 36 (24.49%) Software Testing
6 34 (23.13%) DevOps
7 30 (20.41%) Scrum
8 28 (19.05%) Regression Testing
9 26 (17.69%) API Testing
10 20 (13.61%) Defect Management
10 20 (13.61%) SDLC
11 19 (12.93%) Kanban
12 18 (12.24%) Test Scripting
13 17 (11.56%) Mentoring
14 16 (10.88%) Performance Testing
15 15 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (10.20%) Manual Testing
16 13 (8.84%) Business Analysis
16 13 (8.84%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (8.84%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (24.49%) C#
2 30 (20.41%) Java
3 19 (12.93%) Python
4 14 (9.52%) SQL
5 9 (6.12%) PHP
6 3 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (8.16%) ISTQB
2 10 (6.80%) Degree
3 9 (6.12%) ISEB
4 6 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (22.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (7.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.08%) T-Plan
3 5 (3.40%) Atlassian
3 5 (3.40%) Zend
4 1 (0.68%) Google