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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 62 54 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 16 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.23% 1.96% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 2.03% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 18
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
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
704 640 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 98.19% 96.68% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 567 545 410
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,600 £19,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,150 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 12 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 0 7 £35,000 +32.70%
Stoke-on-Trent +12 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Stafford -2 3 - -
Test Analyst
West Midlands

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 12 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 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Software Testing
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (40.00%) C#
3 8 (40.00%) C++
3 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (35.00%) Web Testing
4 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (35.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) Back Office
5 5 (25.00%) ISEB
5 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (20.00%) .NET
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) Web Services
7 3 (15.00%) UNIX
7 3 (15.00%) Games
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
8 2 (10.00%) Selenium
8 2 (10.00%) Release Management
8 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 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.

Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.00%) MSTest
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (25.00%) Back Office
2 3 (15.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (35.00%) Web Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) Release Management
7 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) CRM
8 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ISEB
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
1 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago