The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 54 68 46
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 23 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 3.01% 0.30% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 0.31% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 23 2 11
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.72%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 Coventry 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
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
736 641 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 96.21% 96.39% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 621 538 404
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Coventry region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Coventry

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Coventry

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (56.82%) ISTQB
3 24 (54.55%) Manual Testing
4 20 (45.45%) Software Testing
5 19 (43.18%) ISEB
6 18 (40.91%) Java
6 18 (40.91%) Automation Testing
7 17 (38.64%) QA
8 16 (36.36%) Automated Testing
9 15 (34.09%) Selenium
10 13 (29.55%) Test Scripting
11 12 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (27.27%) Finance
12 11 (25.00%) Perl
12 11 (25.00%) SQL
12 11 (25.00%) Ruby
12 11 (25.00%) Test Automation
12 11 (25.00%) Bash Shell
13 10 (22.73%) Functional Testing
14 9 (20.45%) TDD
14 9 (20.45%) Ant
14 9 (20.45%) Scrum
14 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (18.18%) WATIR
15 8 (18.18%) Mercurial
15 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
15 8 (18.18%) RSpec
15 8 (18.18%) Cucumber
15 8 (18.18%) BDD
15 8 (18.18%) Hudson

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Coventry 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.

Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) Selenium
2 9 (20.45%) Ant
3 8 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 8 (18.18%) Hudson
3 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 8 (18.18%) JIRA
3 8 (18.18%) Mercurial
3 8 (18.18%) RSpec
3 8 (18.18%) WATIR
4 6 (13.64%) Eclipse
4 6 (13.64%) IntelliJ
5 2 (4.55%) JUnit
5 2 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) REST
1 8 (18.18%) SOAP
2 6 (13.64%) J2EE
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) HTML
4 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Unix
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (54.55%) Manual Testing
3 20 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 18 (40.91%) Automation Testing
5 16 (36.36%) Automated Testing
6 13 (29.55%) Test Scripting
7 11 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 10 (22.73%) Functional Testing
9 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (20.45%) Scrum
9 9 (20.45%) TDD
10 8 (18.18%) BDD
10 8 (18.18%) QA Automation
10 8 (18.18%) Test Strategy
11 7 (15.91%) V-Model
11 7 (15.91%) Waterfall
12 6 (13.64%) Agile Testing
12 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
12 6 (13.64%) Web Development
12 6 (13.64%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) Java
2 11 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 11 (25.00%) Perl
2 11 (25.00%) Ruby
2 11 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (56.82%) ISTQB
2 19 (43.18%) ISEB
3 12 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (38.64%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.55%) Puppet
2 2 (4.55%) Rundeck
2 2 (4.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) HP
2 2 (4.55%) Talend
2 2 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (2.27%) Cognos