The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank - 31 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 0 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull - 5.56% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 5.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 0
Average salary - £32,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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 Solihull 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
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
271 302 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 93.13% 98.69% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 209 220 122
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,159 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Solihull

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Data Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Telerik
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) XSD
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Ranorex
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSD
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Data Validation
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Telerik