The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 82 83 91
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 33 41 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.72% 2.04% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 2.18% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32 38 18
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £26,350 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,450 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1802 1880 1591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.90% 93.67% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1657 1403
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Analyst
West Midlands

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 23 July 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title.

1 30 (43.48%) ISEB
2 24 (34.78%) Manual Testing
3 23 (33.33%) SQL
4 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
4 20 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (27.54%) Test Scripting
6 18 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
6 18 (26.09%) Automated Testing
7 17 (24.64%) Degree
8 15 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (21.74%) ISTQB
8 15 (21.74%) Agile Testing
8 15 (21.74%) Low Latency
8 15 (21.74%) C#
8 15 (21.74%) C++
8 15 (21.74%) OOP
8 15 (21.74%) OO
8 15 (21.74%) TCP/IP
9 12 (17.39%) Finance
10 11 (15.94%) Software Testing
11 10 (14.49%) QA
11 10 (14.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (14.49%) AS400
12 9 (13.04%) UNIX
13 8 (11.59%) IBM
13 8 (11.59%) Retail
13 8 (11.59%) iSeries
14 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
14 7 (10.14%) HP
14 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) OLAP
2 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.90%) DataStage
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Selenium
1 6 (8.70%) WebDriver
2 3 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.90%) JMeter
3 2 (2.90%) Bugzilla
3 2 (2.90%) JIRA
3 2 (2.90%) jMock
3 2 (2.90%) JUnit
3 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.90%) LoadUI
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Retail
3 4 (5.80%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Billing
4 2 (2.90%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.45%) Front Office
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) .NET
2 2 (2.90%) SOAP
2 2 (2.90%) JMS
2 2 (2.90%) Middleware
2 2 (2.90%) REST
3 1 (1.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.45%) XML
3 1 (1.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) AS400
2 8 (11.59%) iSeries
3 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.90%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) UNIX
2 4 (5.80%) Linux
3 2 (2.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Manual Testing
2 20 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.54%) Test Scripting
4 18 (26.09%) Automated Testing
5 15 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (21.74%) OOP
5 15 (21.74%) OO
5 15 (21.74%) Agile Testing
5 15 (21.74%) Low Latency
6 11 (15.94%) Software Testing
7 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.70%) Test Strategy
9 5 (7.25%) Automation Testing
10 4 (5.80%) Integration Testing
10 4 (5.80%) Web Testing
11 3 (4.35%) Test Management
11 3 (4.35%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.35%) Change Management
11 3 (4.35%) Regression Testing
11 3 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.33%) SQL
2 15 (21.74%) C#
2 15 (21.74%) C++
3 4 (5.80%) VB
4 3 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (43.48%) ISEB
2 17 (24.64%) Degree
3 15 (21.74%) ISTQB
4 10 (14.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) IBM
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.14%) HP
2 7 (10.14%) Oracle
3 2 (2.90%) Hyperion
3 2 (2.90%) Informatica
4 1 (1.45%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum To £30k basic
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Flexible benefits
Posted: 18 days ago