The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 196 173 187
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 17 29 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.53% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.56% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 2
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £34,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +5.47%
Senior Test Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5203 5169 4550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.72% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4311 4390 3890
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Senior Test Analyst Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Senior Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Senior Test Analyst
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Warwickshire +22 5 £42,500 -
Birmingham -13 5 £30,000 -10.44%
Staffordshire - 3 £35,000 -
Coventry - 1 £36,000 -
Senior Test Analyst
England

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title.

1 13 (39.39%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (30.30%) Java
3 8 (24.24%) Web Services
3 8 (24.24%) Scrum
3 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) Automation Testing
4 7 (21.21%) HP
5 6 (18.18%) ISEB
5 6 (18.18%) Selenium
5 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 5 (15.15%) System Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Degree
6 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
6 5 (15.15%) Ruby
6 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
6 5 (15.15%) JBehave
6 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
6 5 (15.15%) Hudson
6 5 (15.15%) REST
6 5 (15.15%) Linux
6 5 (15.15%) Python
6 5 (15.15%) PHP
6 5 (15.15%) SQL
6 5 (15.15%) MySQL
6 5 (15.15%) Oracle
6 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
6 5 (15.15%) SOAP
6 5 (15.15%) Maven

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) MySQL
1 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Selenium
2 5 (15.15%) JBehave
2 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
2 5 (15.15%) Hudson
2 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 5 (15.15%) Maven
3 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) Web Services
2 5 (15.15%) REST
2 5 (15.15%) SOAP
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Scrum
1 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) Automation Testing
3 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.15%) System Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.06%) V-Model
6 2 (6.06%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.03%) CRM
7 1 (3.03%) Test Management
7 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) PHP
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Python
2 5 (15.15%) Ruby
3 3 (9.09%) C#
3 3 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ISEB
2 5 (15.15%) Degree
3 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) HP
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Capita