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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 68 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.33% 0.68% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.70% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 11
Average salary £31,250 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.30% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £24,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £36,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,625 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -
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
594 571 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 97.54% 96.94% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 529 454 419
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,548 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 11 (50.00%) ISEB
2 10 (45.45%) UNIX
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 10 (45.45%) Manual Testing
3 9 (40.91%) HTML
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 8 (36.36%) Oracle
5 7 (31.82%) Java
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
7 5 (22.73%) Web Services
7 5 (22.73%) XML
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) VB
8 4 (18.18%) Project Planning
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
9 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
9 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
9 3 (13.64%) System Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
10 2 (9.09%) .NET
10 2 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (9.09%) Degree
10 2 (9.09%) Selenium
10 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (9.09%) Selenium
1 2 (9.09%) TestComplete
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) Web Services
2 5 (22.73%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.55%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) UNIX
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Test Scripting
1 10 (45.45%) Manual Testing
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Project Planning
4 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.64%) System Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Use Case
7 1 (4.55%) Release Management
7 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Capita