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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 108 106 91
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 33 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.40% 1.63% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.66% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 31
Median salary £37,500 £41,250 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +23.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
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
2250 1809 1833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.50% 98.05% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1674 1469 1616
Median salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 May 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 49 (56.32%) SQL
2 40 (45.98%) Finance
3 32 (36.78%) QA
4 29 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 27 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (28.74%) Selenium
6 25 (28.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 24 (27.59%) Manual Testing
8 21 (24.14%) Automated Testing
9 20 (22.99%) Automation Testing
10 18 (20.69%) Test Automation
11 17 (19.54%) HP UFT
12 16 (18.39%) WebDriver
13 15 (17.24%) BDD
13 15 (17.24%) Integration Testing
13 15 (17.24%) Scrum
14 14 (16.09%) Migration
14 14 (16.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (16.09%) ISEB
14 14 (16.09%) SAS
14 14 (16.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 13 (14.94%) E-Commerce
15 13 (14.94%) Java
16 12 (13.79%) Test Scripting
16 12 (13.79%) ISTQB
17 9 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
17 9 (10.34%) Test Management
17 9 (10.34%) .NET
17 9 (10.34%) Unix
17 9 (10.34%) Windows

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 14 (16.09%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (28.74%) Selenium
2 17 (19.54%) HP UFT
3 16 (18.39%) WebDriver
4 9 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (9.20%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.45%) Ant
6 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.15%) JIRA
7 1 (1.15%) JUnit
General
1 40 (45.98%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Banking
3 6 (6.90%) Games
3 6 (6.90%) Retail
4 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.60%) Local Government
6 1 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.15%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.34%) .NET
2 3 (3.45%) CSS
2 3 (3.45%) HTML
2 3 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.34%) Unix
1 9 (10.34%) Windows
2 8 (9.20%) Windows 10
2 8 (9.20%) Windows 7
2 8 (9.20%) Windows 8
2 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 27 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (28.74%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (27.59%) Manual Testing
5 21 (24.14%) Automated Testing
6 20 (22.99%) Automation Testing
7 18 (20.69%) Test Automation
8 15 (17.24%) BDD
8 15 (17.24%) Integration Testing
8 15 (17.24%) Scrum
9 14 (16.09%) Migration
9 14 (16.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (14.94%) E-Commerce
11 12 (13.79%) Test Scripting
12 9 (10.34%) Defect Management
12 9 (10.34%) SDLC
12 9 (10.34%) Test Management
13 8 (9.20%) Non-Functional Testing
13 8 (9.20%) Regression Testing
13 8 (9.20%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (56.32%) SQL
2 13 (14.94%) Java
3 6 (6.90%) C#
3 6 (6.90%) PHP
4 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.15%) C
5 1 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (16.09%) ISEB
2 12 (13.79%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.05%) Degree
3 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (36.78%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.60%) HP
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.15%) Citrix
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