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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 100 93 92
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 32 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.58% 1.61% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.71% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 39
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £36,300
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
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
1893 1876 1917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.34% 94.22% 93.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1623 1699
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 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 31 (48.44%) Test Scripting
2 28 (43.75%) Finance
3 27 (42.19%) ISEB
4 22 (34.38%) Automated Testing
4 22 (34.38%) ISTQB
5 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (28.13%) Software Testing
6 18 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (26.56%) QA
8 16 (25.00%) Manual Testing
9 15 (23.44%) Selenium
9 15 (23.44%) Integration Testing
9 15 (23.44%) Banking
10 14 (21.88%) Windows
11 11 (17.19%) HP UFT
11 11 (17.19%) Performance Testing
12 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (12.50%) Regression Testing
13 8 (12.50%) Test Management
13 8 (12.50%) System Testing
14 7 (10.94%) WebDriver
15 6 (9.38%) Test Automation
15 6 (9.38%) FATCA
15 6 (9.38%) LoadRunner
15 6 (9.38%) Scrum
16 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
16 5 (7.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (7.81%) Information Assurance
16 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (4.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Selenium
2 11 (17.19%) HP UFT
3 7 (10.94%) WebDriver
4 6 (9.38%) LoadRunner
5 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.69%) JMeter
6 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.69%) Robot Framework
7 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.13%) SilkPerformer
7 2 (3.13%) JIRA
8 1 (1.56%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.56%) NUnit
8 1 (1.56%) Introscope
8 1 (1.56%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.56%) Mocha
General
1 28 (43.75%) Finance
2 15 (23.44%) Banking
3 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.25%) Retail
5 3 (4.69%) Billing
6 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) .NET
1 3 (4.69%) Velocity
2 1 (1.56%) XML
2 1 (1.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) AS400
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
2 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
2 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) Test Scripting
2 22 (34.38%) Automated Testing
3 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (28.13%) Software Testing
4 18 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 15 (23.44%) Integration Testing
7 11 (17.19%) Performance Testing
8 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 8 (12.50%) System Testing
9 8 (12.50%) Test Management
10 6 (9.38%) Test Automation
10 6 (9.38%) Scrum
11 5 (7.81%) Security Testing
11 5 (7.81%) Information Assurance
12 4 (6.25%) Test Strategy
12 4 (6.25%) Functional Testing
12 4 (6.25%) Automation Testing
12 4 (6.25%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) Java
2 3 (4.69%) SQL
3 2 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (1.56%) Python
4 1 (1.56%) Ruby
4 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (42.19%) ISEB
2 22 (34.38%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.56%) QA
2 6 (9.38%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.25%) HP
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) Telerik
3 1 (1.56%) hybris
3 1 (1.56%) AppDynamics
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago