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 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 54 64 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 13 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.13% 0.98% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 1.01% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 1
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
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 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
579 596 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.76% 97.07% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 498 505 408
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram 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 24 December 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
Stafford - 4 £21,000 -
Cannock - 2 £35,000 -
Lichfield - 2 £32,500 - 1
Tamworth -5 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Test Analyst
West Midlands

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (77.42%) SQL
2 17 (54.84%) ISEB
3 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (48.39%) Visual Studio
4 15 (48.39%) Software Testing
5 14 (45.16%) Test Scripting
6 12 (38.71%) C#
6 12 (38.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (35.48%) Degree
8 10 (32.26%) C++
9 8 (25.81%) .NET
9 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
9 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (22.58%) CRM
10 7 (22.58%) Finance
10 7 (22.58%) QA
10 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (19.35%) UNIX
11 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
11 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
11 6 (19.35%) Web Testing
12 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
12 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
12 5 (16.13%) Dynamics CRM
12 5 (16.13%) ISTQB
12 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (12.90%) ITIL
13 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
13 4 (12.90%) Back Office

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (16.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.90%) MSTest
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Back Office
3 3 (9.68%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (9.68%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) WinForms
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
3 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Open Source
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Software Testing
3 14 (45.16%) Test Scripting
4 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
4 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (22.58%) CRM
6 6 (19.35%) Web Testing
7 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.90%) ITIL
8 4 (12.90%) Release Management
8 4 (12.90%) Test Management
8 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
9 3 (9.68%) Automation Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Test Planning
9 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Scrum
10 2 (6.45%) Change Management
10 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) C#
3 10 (32.26%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) ISEB
2 12 (38.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (35.48%) Degree
4 5 (16.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
Lichfield, Staffordshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Bonus
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