The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Staffordshire region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 72 70 75
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 6 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.88% 1.07% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.10% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 8
Median salary £28,750 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -
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
658 635 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 96.76% 96.80% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 590 543 563
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth - 5 £29,000 -
Test Analyst
West Midlands

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (52.63%) Test Scripting
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) ISEB
3 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
3 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
4 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (21.05%) QA
6 3 (15.79%) SDLC
6 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.53%) SQL
7 2 (10.53%) .NET
7 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.26%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Exploratory Testing
8 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
8 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
8 1 (5.26%) TestComplete
8 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Finance
8 1 (5.26%) Scrum
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle
8 1 (5.26%) MS Office
8 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
8 1 (5.26%) CRM
8 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (5.26%) Degree

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) TestComplete
1 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Test Scripting
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
4 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.79%) SDLC
5 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.26%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ISEB
2 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
3 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle