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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 52 64 66
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 8 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.73% 0.93% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 0.94% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 5
Median salary £37,000 £30,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.31% +0.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £26,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,450 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,312 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -

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
446 638 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 96.54% 99.07% 98.00%
Number of salaries quoted 365 580 478
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 February 2017. 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 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 +8 3 £37,000 +32.14%
Stafford - 3 - -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £28,000 -
Test Analyst
West Midlands

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 8 (66.67%) ISEB
2 5 (41.67%) QA
2 5 (41.67%) SDLC
3 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) SDLC
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center