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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 104 97 124
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 42 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.72% 1.44% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.49% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 40 25 19
Median salary £34,358 £31,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.83% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,900 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Test Analyst
West Midlands

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
2366 1812 2263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.69% 96.74% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1759 1532 1953
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 39 (48.15%) QA
2 35 (43.21%) Test Scripting
3 31 (38.27%) Automated Testing
4 30 (37.04%) SQL
4 30 (37.04%) SDLC
5 29 (35.80%) ISEB
6 25 (30.86%) Finance
6 25 (30.86%) Selenium
6 25 (30.86%) Software Testing
7 21 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (24.69%) Manual Testing
8 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (20.99%) Test Automation
9 17 (20.99%) Automation Testing
10 16 (19.75%) ISTQB
11 13 (16.05%) HP UFT
11 13 (16.05%) Cucumber
12 12 (14.81%) Functional Testing
13 11 (13.58%) WebDriver
13 11 (13.58%) Test Management
13 11 (13.58%) Wealth Management
14 10 (12.35%) Regression Testing
14 10 (12.35%) System Testing
15 9 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
16 8 (9.88%) BDD
16 8 (9.88%) Unit Testing
16 8 (9.88%) Integration Testing
16 8 (9.88%) Scrum
16 8 (9.88%) .NET
16 8 (9.88%) Java

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 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) HTTP
1 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (30.86%) Selenium
2 13 (16.05%) Cucumber
2 13 (16.05%) HP UFT
3 11 (13.58%) WebDriver
4 5 (6.17%) JIRA
4 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.47%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.23%) Ant
7 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.23%) JUnit
7 1 (1.23%) Selenium IDE
General
1 25 (30.86%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Retail
3 2 (2.47%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.47%) Games
4 1 (1.23%) Back Office
4 1 (1.23%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) .NET
2 7 (8.64%) HTML
3 5 (6.17%) J2EE
4 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.47%) CSS
5 1 (1.23%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) User Experience
2 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) AS400
5 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.23%) EPoS
5 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.64%) Unix
2 6 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (2.47%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.21%) Test Scripting
2 31 (38.27%) Automated Testing
3 30 (37.04%) SDLC
4 25 (30.86%) Software Testing
5 21 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (24.69%) Manual Testing
7 17 (20.99%) Automation Testing
7 17 (20.99%) Test Automation
8 12 (14.81%) Functional Testing
9 11 (13.58%) Test Management
9 11 (13.58%) Wealth Management
10 10 (12.35%) Regression Testing
10 10 (12.35%) System Testing
11 9 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
12 8 (9.88%) BDD
12 8 (9.88%) Integration Testing
12 8 (9.88%) Scrum
12 8 (9.88%) Unit Testing
13 7 (8.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.04%) SQL
2 8 (9.88%) Java
3 7 (8.64%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.41%) C#
5 5 (6.17%) C
6 4 (4.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (35.80%) ISEB
2 16 (19.75%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.94%) Degree
4 3 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (48.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (8.64%) Oracle
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (1.23%) Citrix
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