The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.77% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.83% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £35,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +2.94%
Test Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 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
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103 95 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 99.04% 91.35% 98.34%
Number of salaries quoted 84 60 140
Average salary £48,000 £53,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.69% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £25,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in the Midlands

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 12 (85.71%) System Integration Testing
2 10 (71.43%) QA
3 8 (57.14%) SDLC
3 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 8 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Selenium
4 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 6 (42.86%) SAP
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 4 (28.57%) ERP
5 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) JUnit
5 4 (28.57%) JProfiler
5 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 4 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (28.57%) Software Deployment
5 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) Coaching
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) JProfiler
2 4 (28.57%) JUnit
3 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 2 (14.29%) JMeter
3 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (14.29%) Games
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) System Integration Testing
2 8 (57.14%) SDLC
2 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (28.57%) ERP
4 4 (28.57%) Software Deployment
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Coaching
5 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
1 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) HP
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 6 (42.86%) SAP