The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 89 79 90
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 32 52 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.79% 2.43% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 2.53% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 29 48 31
Median salary £31,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.70% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,312 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1746 2054 1719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.49% 95.85% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1370 1668 1513
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Birmingham

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Birmingham region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 40 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (50.65%) ISEB
3 36 (46.75%) ISTQB
4 32 (41.56%) Test Scripting
5 29 (37.66%) Selenium
6 28 (36.36%) QA
7 26 (33.77%) SDLC
8 22 (28.57%) SQL
9 21 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (25.97%) Cucumber
11 18 (23.38%) Automated Testing
11 18 (23.38%) Automation Testing
12 17 (22.08%) Software Testing
13 15 (19.48%) Finance
14 14 (18.18%) Regression Testing
14 14 (18.18%) Manual Testing
15 12 (15.58%) CRM
15 12 (15.58%) Functional Testing
16 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
16 11 (14.29%) HP UFT
16 11 (14.29%) System Testing
17 10 (12.99%) BDD
18 9 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server
18 9 (11.69%) Wealth Management
18 9 (11.69%) C#
18 9 (11.69%) Java
19 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
19 8 (10.39%) Oracle
19 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
19 8 (10.39%) Microsoft

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.30%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (37.66%) Selenium
2 20 (25.97%) Cucumber
3 11 (14.29%) HP UFT
4 9 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (10.39%) JIRA
5 8 (10.39%) JMeter
5 8 (10.39%) WebDriver
6 7 (9.09%) Robot Framework
7 4 (5.19%) FitNesse
7 4 (5.19%) SpecFlow
7 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.90%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) .NET
2 4 (5.19%) J2EE
3 3 (3.90%) Gherkin
3 3 (3.90%) RESTful
3 3 (3.90%) XML
4 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 3 (3.90%) Fintech
2 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.30%) EPoS
4 1 (1.30%) Replication
4 1 (1.30%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.30%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) Unix
3 3 (3.90%) Android
3 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (41.56%) Test Scripting
3 26 (33.77%) SDLC
4 21 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (23.38%) Automated Testing
5 18 (23.38%) Automation Testing
6 17 (22.08%) Software Testing
7 14 (18.18%) Manual Testing
7 14 (18.18%) Regression Testing
8 12 (15.58%) CRM
8 12 (15.58%) Functional Testing
9 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 11 (14.29%) System Testing
10 10 (12.99%) BDD
11 9 (11.69%) Wealth Management
12 8 (10.39%) Scrum
12 8 (10.39%) Test Automation
13 7 (9.09%) Migration
13 7 (9.09%) V-Model
13 7 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.57%) SQL
2 9 (11.69%) C#
2 9 (11.69%) Java
3 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.09%) C
4 7 (9.09%) C++
4 7 (9.09%) Python
5 4 (5.19%) Ruby
5 4 (5.19%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.30%) Scala
6 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.30%) VB
6 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (50.65%) ISEB
2 36 (46.75%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (36.36%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle
2 6 (7.79%) HP
3 4 (5.19%) Serena
4 1 (1.30%) SAP
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