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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 37 45 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 5 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.43% 1.81% 7.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.92% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 24
Average salary £28,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.84% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £27,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £34,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+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 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
263 261 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 93.93% 94.57% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 250 207 223
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015, 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 12 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (68.75%) QA
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
4 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Automation Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Mobile App
5 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) Regression Testing
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (18.75%) System Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Web Services
8 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (18.75%) Banking
8 3 (18.75%) Billing
8 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (18.75%) Robot Framework
8 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
9 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 2 (12.50%) TestDirector
9 2 (12.50%) Workflow

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Robot Framework
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) TestDirector
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
4 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Automation Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Regression Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (18.75%) System Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
9 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 2 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) HP