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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 98 106 86
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 27 25 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.36% 1.14% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.21% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 47
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% +8.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,950 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £39,800
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
1868 2069 2021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.15% 94.35% 93.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1588 1754 1808
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 23 (42.59%) Test Scripting
2 22 (40.74%) Automated Testing
3 21 (38.89%) Finance
4 19 (35.19%) ISEB
5 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (27.78%) Software Testing
6 15 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (27.78%) Selenium
7 14 (25.93%) QA
7 14 (25.93%) Windows
8 13 (24.07%) ISTQB
8 13 (24.07%) Integration Testing
9 12 (22.22%) HP UFT
10 11 (20.37%) Manual Testing
11 9 (16.67%) Performance Testing
11 9 (16.67%) Banking
11 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (14.81%) Test Management
13 7 (12.96%) WebDriver
13 7 (12.96%) System Testing
14 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
14 6 (11.11%) Automation Testing
14 6 (11.11%) Scrum
14 6 (11.11%) LoadRunner
14 6 (11.11%) Regression Testing
15 5 (9.26%) Java
15 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
15 5 (9.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (9.26%) SDLC

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Selenium
2 12 (22.22%) HP UFT
3 7 (12.96%) WebDriver
4 6 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.56%) JIRA
5 3 (5.56%) JMeter
5 3 (5.56%) Robot Framework
6 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.70%) Bugzilla
6 2 (3.70%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (1.85%) Introscope
7 1 (1.85%) Ranorex
General
1 21 (38.89%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 3 (5.56%) Billing
5 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Velocity
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) AS400
2 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) PMI
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) Test Scripting
2 22 (40.74%) Automated Testing
3 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (27.78%) Software Testing
4 15 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (24.07%) Integration Testing
6 11 (20.37%) Manual Testing
7 9 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (14.81%) Test Management
9 7 (12.96%) System Testing
10 6 (11.11%) Scrum
10 6 (11.11%) Regression Testing
10 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 6 (11.11%) Automation Testing
11 5 (9.26%) SDLC
12 4 (7.41%) Web Testing
13 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
13 3 (5.56%) Workflow
13 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) Python
3 1 (1.85%) Ruby
3 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) ISEB
2 13 (24.07%) ISTQB
3 5 (9.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (7.41%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.93%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) HP
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Telerik
3 1 (1.85%) hybris
3 1 (1.85%) AppDynamics
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago