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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 56 68 67
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 8 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.49% 0.35% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.36% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 1
Average salary £31,250 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
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
513 556 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.71% 97.89% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 451 482 416
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 £21,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
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
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 January 2015. 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
Lichfield - 3 £30,000 -
Stafford - 1 £21,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £32,500 -
Test Analyst
West Midlands

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 18 (62.07%) ISEB
3 13 (44.83%) Software Testing
3 13 (44.83%) Test Scripting
4 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio
5 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (37.93%) Degree
5 11 (37.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (31.03%) C#
7 7 (24.14%) C++
7 7 (24.14%) Finance
7 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
7 7 (24.14%) QA
8 6 (20.69%) Automated Testing
8 6 (20.69%) Mathematics
8 6 (20.69%) .NET
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.69%) UNIX
8 6 (20.69%) CRM
9 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
9 5 (17.24%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (13.79%) MSTest
10 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
10 4 (13.79%) Web Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Test Management
10 4 (13.79%) Release Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (17.24%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.79%) MSTest
3 2 (6.90%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (10.34%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Mathematics
3 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Open Source
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Software Testing
1 13 (44.83%) Test Scripting
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (20.69%) Automated Testing
4 6 (20.69%) CRM
5 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
6 4 (13.79%) Web Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Test Management
6 4 (13.79%) Release Management
6 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL
7 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Test Planning
8 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Change Management
8 2 (6.90%) Scrum
9 1 (3.45%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) C#
3 7 (24.14%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) ISEB
2 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 11 (37.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
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