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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 85 77 90
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 46 42 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.41% 2.23% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 2.30% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 44 38 34
Median salary £34,858 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.40% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £30,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £39,700
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

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
1860 1828 1767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.38% 96.87% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1414 1532 1605
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 20 January 2017.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 43 (50.59%) ISEB
2 42 (49.41%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (45.88%) ISTQB
4 38 (44.71%) Test Scripting
5 34 (40.00%) SDLC
6 32 (37.65%) QA
7 26 (30.59%) Automated Testing
8 25 (29.41%) Selenium
9 23 (27.06%) User Acceptance Testing
9 23 (27.06%) SQL
10 21 (24.71%) Cucumber
11 20 (23.53%) Finance
12 18 (21.18%) Automation Testing
13 17 (20.00%) Manual Testing
14 16 (18.82%) Software Testing
15 15 (17.65%) HP UFT
15 15 (17.65%) Functional Testing
16 14 (16.47%) Regression Testing
16 14 (16.47%) Wealth Management
17 13 (15.29%) System Testing
18 12 (14.12%) CRM
19 11 (12.94%) Test Automation
20 10 (11.76%) WebDriver
20 10 (11.76%) JIRA
21 9 (10.59%) JavaScript
21 9 (10.59%) C
21 9 (10.59%) Oracle
21 9 (10.59%) BDD
22 8 (9.41%) Waterfall
22 8 (9.41%) V-Model

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 (7.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) HTTP
1 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (29.41%) Selenium
2 21 (24.71%) Cucumber
3 15 (17.65%) HP UFT
4 10 (11.76%) JIRA
4 10 (11.76%) WebDriver
5 8 (9.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (8.24%) Robot Framework
7 4 (4.71%) JMeter
8 3 (3.53%) FitNesse
8 3 (3.53%) SpecFlow
8 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.35%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.18%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) J2EE
2 4 (4.71%) .NET
3 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.35%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.35%) HTML
3 2 (2.35%) RESTful
4 1 (1.18%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Driving Licence
2 3 (3.53%) Fintech
3 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.35%) User Experience
4 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.18%) AS400
4 1 (1.18%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.18%) EPoS
4 1 (1.18%) Replication
4 1 (1.18%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.18%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.24%) Linux
2 5 (5.88%) Unix
3 2 (2.35%) Android
3 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (49.41%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (44.71%) Test Scripting
3 34 (40.00%) SDLC
4 26 (30.59%) Automated Testing
5 23 (27.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (21.18%) Automation Testing
7 17 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 16 (18.82%) Software Testing
9 15 (17.65%) Functional Testing
10 14 (16.47%) Regression Testing
10 14 (16.47%) Wealth Management
11 13 (15.29%) System Testing
12 12 (14.12%) CRM
13 11 (12.94%) Test Automation
14 9 (10.59%) BDD
15 8 (9.41%) E-Commerce
15 8 (9.41%) V-Model
15 8 (9.41%) Waterfall
16 7 (8.24%) Scrum
17 6 (7.06%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.06%) SQL
2 9 (10.59%) C
2 9 (10.59%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.41%) Java
4 7 (8.24%) C#
4 7 (8.24%) C++
4 7 (8.24%) Python
5 3 (3.53%) Ruby
6 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (50.59%) ISEB
2 39 (45.88%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (37.65%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.59%) Oracle
2 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.06%) HP
4 3 (3.53%) Serena
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