Period
to 24 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 94 103
Rank change year-on-year -39 +9 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 193 326 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.98% 3.01% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 3.08% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 153 328 344
Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +4.48% +3.08%
10th Percentile £24,200 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £43,175
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +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 9,502 10,598 12,107
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.64% 97.70% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8,070 8,980 9,995
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,075 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 24 January 2018.

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 24 January 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
West Yorkshire -40 143 £32,500 -13.33% 16
North Yorkshire -11 27 £33,750 +3.85% 4
South Yorkshire -13 11 £35,000 +7.69% 10
East Yorkshire -1 9 £37,500 +9.49% 3
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Yorkshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 133 (68.91%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (66.84%) Test Automation
3 73 (37.82%) Software Testing
4 71 (36.79%) Selenium
5 57 (29.53%) Test Scripting
5 57 (29.53%) ISEB
6 56 (29.02%) ISTQB
7 55 (28.50%) QA
8 44 (22.80%) SQL
9 38 (19.69%) JIRA
10 36 (18.65%) .NET
11 35 (18.13%) Scrum
12 34 (17.62%) Manual Testing
13 32 (16.58%) Finance
14 31 (16.06%) User Acceptance Testing
14 31 (16.06%) Functional Testing
15 29 (15.03%) BDD
16 25 (12.95%) TDD
17 24 (12.44%) Waterfall
18 23 (11.92%) SDLC
18 23 (11.92%) Java
19 22 (11.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 22 (11.40%) Test Strategy
20 20 (10.36%) Black-Box Testing
21 19 (9.84%) XML
22 18 (9.33%) Test Management
23 17 (8.81%) Non-Functional Testing
23 17 (8.81%) Cucumber
23 17 (8.81%) Scenario Testing
24 16 (8.29%) WebDriver

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 2 (1.04%) Confluence
2 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.63%) SaaS
2 3 (1.55%) G Suite
2 3 (1.55%) Office 365
2 3 (1.55%) Slack
3 2 (1.04%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.52%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) 3G
1 1 (0.52%) Bluetooth
1 1 (0.52%) Skype
1 1 (0.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 71 (36.79%) Selenium
2 38 (19.69%) JIRA
3 17 (8.81%) Cucumber
4 16 (8.29%) WebDriver
5 12 (6.22%) JMeter
5 12 (6.22%) SoapUI
6 11 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (5.18%) Git (software)
7 10 (5.18%) Jenkins
8 9 (4.66%) Selenium IDE
9 8 (4.15%) LoadRunner
10 7 (3.63%) Subversion
11 6 (3.11%) Bugzilla
12 3 (1.55%) Appium
12 3 (1.55%) HP UFT
12 3 (1.55%) Maven
13 2 (1.04%) Buildbot
13 2 (1.04%) SpecFlow
13 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio
13 2 (1.04%) Zephyr
General
1 32 (16.58%) Finance
2 12 (6.22%) Retail
3 8 (4.15%) Marketing
4 2 (1.04%) Games
5 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (18.65%) .NET
2 19 (9.84%) XML
3 16 (8.29%) HTML
4 6 (3.11%) SOAP
5 4 (2.07%) CSS
6 3 (1.55%) Gherkin
6 3 (1.55%) NumPy
6 3 (1.55%) REST
7 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.52%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.52%) RESTful
7 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.74%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.63%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.11%) User Experience
5 4 (2.07%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.55%) Fintech
7 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.04%) IVR
8 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.11%) Android
1 6 (3.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (68.91%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (66.84%) Test Automation
3 73 (37.82%) Software Testing
4 57 (29.53%) Test Scripting
5 35 (18.13%) Scrum
6 34 (17.62%) Manual Testing
7 31 (16.06%) Functional Testing
7 31 (16.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 29 (15.03%) BDD
9 25 (12.95%) TDD
10 24 (12.44%) Waterfall
11 23 (11.92%) SDLC
12 22 (11.40%) Test Strategy
13 20 (10.36%) Black-Box Testing
14 18 (9.33%) Test Management
15 17 (8.81%) Non-Functional Testing
15 17 (8.81%) Scenario Testing
16 15 (7.77%) Performance Testing
16 15 (7.77%) System Testing
17 14 (7.25%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.80%) SQL
2 23 (11.92%) Java
3 15 (7.77%) C#
4 14 (7.25%) C++
5 11 (5.70%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.63%) Python
7 3 (1.55%) Ruby
8 2 (1.04%) C
8 2 (1.04%) PHP
8 2 (1.04%) Scala
9 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 57 (29.53%) ISEB
2 56 (29.02%) ISTQB
3 22 (11.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (5.70%) Degree
5 6 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.55%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (28.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Docker
1 1 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (5.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.52%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (7.77%) HP
2 14 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.63%) Google
4 6 (3.11%) Perforce
5 5 (2.59%) Twitter
6 4 (2.07%) JDA
7 3 (1.55%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.04%) Capita