The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 98 78 100
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 29 51 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.37% 2.38% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 2.55% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 28 48 13
Average salary £33,500 £30,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.83% -6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £26,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £39,300 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
1994 2003 1604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.19% 93.64% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1693 1786 1387
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 27 (42.86%) ISEB
2 23 (36.51%) Test Scripting
3 22 (34.92%) SQL
4 20 (31.75%) Automated Testing
4 20 (31.75%) Manual Testing
4 20 (31.75%) HP Quality Center
5 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
6 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (23.81%) Degree
8 14 (22.22%) Agile Testing
8 14 (22.22%) Low Latency
8 14 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 14 (22.22%) C#
8 14 (22.22%) C++
8 14 (22.22%) OOP
8 14 (22.22%) OO
9 13 (20.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (19.05%) Finance
11 11 (17.46%) Software Testing
12 9 (14.29%) QA
13 8 (12.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (12.70%) ISTQB
13 8 (12.70%) Regression Testing
13 8 (12.70%) Oracle
13 8 (12.70%) HP
14 7 (11.11%) UNIX
14 7 (11.11%) AS400
15 6 (9.52%) Retail
15 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
16 5 (7.94%) IBM

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (6.35%) Selenium
2 3 (4.76%) JUnit
2 3 (4.76%) JIRA
3 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.17%) JMeter
3 2 (3.17%) jMock
3 2 (3.17%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.17%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Billing
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Front Office
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) SOAP
1 2 (3.17%) JMS
1 2 (3.17%) Middleware
1 2 (3.17%) REST
2 1 (1.59%) Web Services
2 1 (1.59%) XML
2 1 (1.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) AS400
2 5 (7.94%) iSeries
3 2 (3.17%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.59%) Statistics
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) UNIX
2 2 (3.17%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Test Scripting
2 20 (31.75%) Manual Testing
2 20 (31.75%) Automated Testing
3 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (22.22%) OOP
4 14 (22.22%) OO
4 14 (22.22%) Agile Testing
4 14 (22.22%) Low Latency
5 13 (20.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (17.46%) Software Testing
7 8 (12.70%) Regression Testing
8 4 (6.35%) Integration Testing
8 4 (6.35%) Test Strategy
8 4 (6.35%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.76%) Release Management
9 3 (4.76%) Change Management
10 2 (3.17%) Supplier Management
10 2 (3.17%) TDD
10 2 (3.17%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.92%) SQL
2 14 (22.22%) C#
2 14 (22.22%) C++
3 4 (6.35%) Java
3 4 (6.35%) VB
4 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) ISEB
2 15 (23.81%) Degree
3 8 (12.70%) ISTQB
3 8 (12.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 20 (31.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Oracle
1 8 (12.70%) HP
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.94%) IBM
4 1 (1.59%) SAP
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