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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 102 76 93
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 25 51 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.13% 2.34% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 2.50% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 24 48 13
Average salary £33,500 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.06% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £26,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,150 £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
2078 2037 1595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.33% 93.53% 93.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1761 1827 1348
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 2 September 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 24 (41.38%) ISEB
2 22 (37.93%) SQL
3 21 (36.21%) HP Quality Center
4 20 (34.48%) Test Scripting
4 20 (34.48%) Automated Testing
5 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (29.31%) Manual Testing
6 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
7 15 (25.86%) Degree
8 14 (24.14%) Agile Testing
8 14 (24.14%) Low Latency
8 14 (24.14%) C#
8 14 (24.14%) C++
8 14 (24.14%) OOP
8 14 (24.14%) OO
8 14 (24.14%) TCP/IP
9 12 (20.69%) Finance
10 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (15.52%) QA
12 8 (13.79%) Software Testing
12 8 (13.79%) HP
13 7 (12.07%) ISTQB
14 6 (10.34%) Retail
15 5 (8.62%) Regression Testing
15 5 (8.62%) AS400
15 5 (8.62%) Oracle
15 5 (8.62%) QuickTest Pro
15 5 (8.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
16 4 (6.90%) Selenium

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (6.90%) Selenium
3 3 (5.17%) JUnit
3 3 (5.17%) JIRA
4 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.45%) JMeter
4 2 (3.45%) jMock
4 2 (3.45%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.45%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.45%) LoadUI
5 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Billing
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Front Office
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) SOAP
1 2 (3.45%) JMS
1 2 (3.45%) Middleware
1 2 (3.45%) REST
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
2 1 (1.72%) XML
2 1 (1.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) AS400
2 3 (5.17%) iSeries
3 2 (3.45%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.72%) Statistics
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) UNIX
2 2 (3.45%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) Automated Testing
1 20 (34.48%) Test Scripting
2 17 (29.31%) Manual Testing
2 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (24.14%) OOP
3 14 (24.14%) OO
3 14 (24.14%) Agile Testing
3 14 (24.14%) Low Latency
4 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (13.79%) Software Testing
6 5 (8.62%) Regression Testing
7 4 (6.90%) Integration Testing
7 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.17%) Functional Testing
8 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.45%) B2B
9 2 (3.45%) B2C
9 2 (3.45%) TDD
9 2 (3.45%) Test Management
9 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.93%) SQL
2 14 (24.14%) C#
2 14 (24.14%) C++
3 4 (6.90%) Java
4 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.72%) VB
4 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (41.38%) ISEB
2 15 (25.86%) Degree
3 7 (12.07%) ISTQB
4 5 (8.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (36.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) HP
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) IBM
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.72%) SAP
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago