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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 100 86 94
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 34 37 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.68% 1.93% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 2.06% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 33 34 27
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,450 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
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
1927 1794 1767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.11% 93.78% 94.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1604 1583 1533
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 34 (52.31%) Finance
1 34 (52.31%) Test Scripting
2 31 (47.69%) ISEB
3 23 (35.38%) ISTQB
4 21 (32.31%) Software Testing
5 20 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (29.23%) QA
6 19 (29.23%) Automated Testing
7 17 (26.15%) Integration Testing
8 16 (24.62%) Banking
9 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (20.00%) Manual Testing
10 11 (16.92%) System Testing
10 11 (16.92%) HP UFT
10 11 (16.92%) Windows
11 10 (15.38%) Selenium
11 10 (15.38%) Performance Testing
12 8 (12.31%) Test Management
12 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (12.31%) Regression Testing
13 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (10.77%) Functional Testing
14 6 (9.23%) FATCA
14 6 (9.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (9.23%) Test Automation
14 6 (9.23%) LoadRunner
14 6 (9.23%) SQL
15 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
15 5 (7.69%) Scrum
15 5 (7.69%) Retail

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 (4.62%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (16.92%) HP UFT
2 10 (15.38%) Selenium
3 6 (9.23%) LoadRunner
4 5 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.62%) Robot Framework
6 2 (3.08%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.08%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.08%) JMeter
7 1 (1.54%) NUnit
7 1 (1.54%) Mocha
7 1 (1.54%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 34 (52.31%) Finance
2 16 (24.62%) Banking
3 5 (7.69%) Retail
3 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.62%) Billing
5 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) .NET
1 1 (1.54%) XML
1 1 (1.54%) XSD
1 1 (1.54%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) AS400
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
2 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (52.31%) Test Scripting
2 21 (32.31%) Software Testing
3 20 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (29.23%) Automated Testing
5 17 (26.15%) Integration Testing
6 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 11 (16.92%) System Testing
8 10 (15.38%) Performance Testing
9 8 (12.31%) Regression Testing
9 8 (12.31%) Test Management
10 7 (10.77%) Functional Testing
10 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (9.23%) Test Automation
12 5 (7.69%) Information Assurance
12 5 (7.69%) Scrum
12 5 (7.69%) Security Testing
13 4 (6.15%) Stress Testing
13 4 (6.15%) Matrix Management
13 4 (6.15%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) Java
3 1 (1.54%) PHP
3 1 (1.54%) Python
3 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (47.69%) ISEB
2 23 (35.38%) ISTQB
3 6 (9.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.15%) Degree
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (29.23%) QA
2 6 (9.23%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) HP
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Telerik
3 1 (1.54%) Actimize
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