The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 58 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 20 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.72% 1.42% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 1.47% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 18
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
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 Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
728 612 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 98.91% 96.68% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 579 517 411
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cannock - 9 £35,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent +8 5 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Stafford -2 3 - -
Lichfield - 1 £32,500 -
Test Analyst
West Midlands

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) SQL
3 16 (64.00%) Software Testing
4 13 (52.00%) Visual Studio
5 12 (48.00%) C#
6 11 (44.00%) C++
7 10 (40.00%) Test Scripting
8 9 (36.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (36.00%) ISEB
8 9 (36.00%) Automated Testing
9 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
9 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (28.00%) Web Testing
9 7 (28.00%) Degree
10 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (24.00%) .NET
11 5 (20.00%) Back Office
11 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (16.00%) Release Management
12 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
12 4 (16.00%) ITIL
13 3 (12.00%) UNIX
13 3 (12.00%) CRM
13 3 (12.00%) Games
13 3 (12.00%) Scrum
13 3 (12.00%) Web Services
13 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
13 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
13 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) MSTest
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.00%) Back Office
2 3 (12.00%) Games
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) Software Testing
3 10 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 9 (36.00%) Automated Testing
5 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
5 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (28.00%) Web Testing
6 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) Release Management
8 3 (12.00%) CRM
8 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.00%) Scrum
9 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
10 1 (4.00%) Automation Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) C#
3 11 (44.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) ISEB
1 9 (36.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (28.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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