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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 96 84 96
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 30 30 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.69% 1.65% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.73% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 14
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% +7.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £42,200 £34,250
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
1711 1735 1600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.67% 95.23% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1527 1345
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 22 May 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 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 33 (51.56%) Finance
2 32 (50.00%) ISEB
3 30 (46.88%) Test Scripting
4 24 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 22 (34.38%) QA
6 21 (32.81%) Software Testing
7 19 (29.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (25.00%) Integration Testing
8 16 (25.00%) Banking
9 13 (20.31%) Manual Testing
9 13 (20.31%) System Testing
10 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (15.63%) SQL
12 9 (14.06%) Windows
12 9 (14.06%) Performance Testing
13 8 (12.50%) Test Automation
13 8 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (12.50%) Automated Testing
14 7 (10.94%) Retail
14 7 (10.94%) HP
14 7 (10.94%) Regression Testing
14 7 (10.94%) Relational Database
14 7 (10.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (10.94%) FATCA
14 7 (10.94%) Functional Testing
15 6 (9.38%) Test Management
15 6 (9.38%) QuickTest Pro
16 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
16 5 (7.81%) Web Development

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
1 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (7.81%) LoadRunner
2 5 (7.81%) Selenium
3 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.13%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (3.13%) JMeter
5 1 (1.56%) JIRA
5 1 (1.56%) NUnit
5 1 (1.56%) Mocha
5 1 (1.56%) Ranorex
General
1 33 (51.56%) Finance
2 16 (25.00%) Banking
3 7 (10.94%) Retail
4 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) Billing
6 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Web Services
2 2 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (1.56%) XML
3 1 (1.56%) XSD
3 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
2 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
2 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) Test Scripting
2 21 (32.81%) Software Testing
3 19 (29.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 13 (20.31%) Manual Testing
5 13 (20.31%) System Testing
6 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (14.06%) Performance Testing
8 8 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 8 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 7 (10.94%) Regression Testing
9 7 (10.94%) Functional Testing
10 6 (9.38%) Test Management
11 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (7.81%) Web Development
11 5 (7.81%) Web Testing
11 5 (7.81%) Test Strategy
12 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
12 4 (6.25%) Matrix Management
12 4 (6.25%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) C#
2 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.56%) PHP
2 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (50.00%) ISEB
2 24 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 7 (10.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (34.38%) QA
2 7 (10.94%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) HP
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) Actimize
3 1 (1.56%) Telerik
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