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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 63 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 15 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.10% 1.77% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 1.84% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 8
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
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
689 651 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 96.50% 96.02% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 546 559 415
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 +3 8 £35,000 +32.70% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +11 4 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Stafford -4 2 - - 1
Test Analyst
West Midlands

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) Software Testing
3 9 (50.00%) C#
4 8 (44.44%) C++
4 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
5 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
6 6 (33.33%) ISEB
7 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
7 5 (27.78%) .NET
7 5 (27.78%) Degree
7 5 (27.78%) Back Office
7 5 (27.78%) Web Testing
7 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (16.67%) Games
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (16.67%) Web Services
9 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
10 2 (11.11%) Selenium
10 2 (11.11%) Release Management
10 2 (11.11%) ITIL
10 2 (11.11%) UNIX
10 2 (11.11%) Management Information System

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.56%) MSTest
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 5 (27.78%) Back Office
2 3 (16.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Software Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
3 5 (27.78%) Web Testing
3 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Release Management
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
7 1 (5.56%) CRM
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) C#
3 8 (44.44%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISEB
2 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £24k - 26k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, West Midlands
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 12 days ago
Cannock
Required IT
Salary: £35,000 + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago