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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 93 82 99
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 32 35 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.76% 1.95% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 2.05% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 12
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,300 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £41,400 £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
1754 1705 1595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.37% 95.15% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1434 1489 1325
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 4 May 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (51.52%) ISEB
2 33 (50.00%) Finance
3 28 (42.42%) Test Scripting
4 27 (40.91%) QA
5 26 (39.39%) ISTQB
6 24 (36.36%) Software Testing
7 20 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (28.79%) Integration Testing
9 15 (22.73%) System Testing
10 14 (21.21%) Banking
11 13 (19.70%) Manual Testing
12 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (16.67%) SQL
14 10 (15.15%) Windows
15 9 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
15 9 (13.64%) Relational Database
16 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (12.12%) Test Automation
16 8 (12.12%) Performance Testing
16 8 (12.12%) HP
16 8 (12.12%) Automated Testing
17 7 (10.61%) Retail
17 7 (10.61%) QuickTest Pro
17 7 (10.61%) FATCA
17 7 (10.61%) Functional Testing
17 7 (10.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 6 (9.09%) Selenium
18 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
18 6 (9.09%) Regression Testing
18 6 (9.09%) MS Excel

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
1 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (9.09%) Selenium
3 5 (7.58%) LoadRunner
4 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.03%) JMeter
5 2 (3.03%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (1.52%) JIRA
6 1 (1.52%) NUnit
6 1 (1.52%) Mocha
6 1 (1.52%) Ranorex
General
1 33 (50.00%) Finance
2 14 (21.21%) Banking
3 7 (10.61%) Retail
4 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) Web Services
2 2 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (1.52%) XML
3 1 (1.52%) XSD
3 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.52%) Open Source
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Windows
2 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
2 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) Test Scripting
2 24 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 20 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (28.79%) Integration Testing
5 15 (22.73%) System Testing
6 13 (19.70%) Manual Testing
7 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (12.12%) Test Automation
8 8 (12.12%) Performance Testing
8 8 (12.12%) Automated Testing
9 7 (10.61%) Functional Testing
10 6 (9.09%) Regression Testing
11 5 (7.58%) Web Testing
11 5 (7.58%) Test Management
11 5 (7.58%) Test Strategy
12 4 (6.06%) Automation Testing
12 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
12 4 (6.06%) Matrix Management
12 4 (6.06%) Stress Testing
12 4 (6.06%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.52%) PHP
2 1 (1.52%) VB
2 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (51.52%) ISEB
2 26 (39.39%) ISTQB
3 7 (10.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.55%) Degree
5 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (40.91%) QA
2 7 (10.61%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) HP
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) Telerik
4 1 (1.52%) Actimize
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
nGeneration Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum Depending on Skills & Experience
Posted: 7 days ago