The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Software Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 209 207 204
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 25 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.33% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.35% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 22
Median salary £35,000 £28,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £37,750 £35,800
UK excluding London median salary £34,788 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.03% +8.33%
Software 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
5545 5187 5391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.92% 96.38% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4394 4329 4506
Median salary £39,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Software Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Software Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Software Test Analyst Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Software Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Software Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Software Test Analyst
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Birmingham -20 10 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Coventry -1 5 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Solihull +17 4 £28,750 +22.34% 1
Worcestershire +13 3 £35,000 +34.61%
Staffordshire +6 2 £30,625 +2.08%
Warwickshire - 1 £29,000 -
Software Test Analyst
England

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Software 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 West Midlands region featuring Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 32 (59.26%) SQL
1 32 (59.26%) QA
2 31 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (55.56%) Software Testing
4 24 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 19 (35.19%) Scrum
5 19 (35.19%) Automation Testing
6 17 (31.48%) ISEB
6 17 (31.48%) Automated Testing
7 16 (29.63%) Selenium
8 15 (27.78%) Manual Testing
9 14 (25.93%) Test Automation
10 12 (22.22%) WebDriver
11 11 (20.37%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (20.37%) SDLC
11 11 (20.37%) ISTQB
11 11 (20.37%) Java
12 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
12 10 (18.52%) Finance
12 10 (18.52%) Mobile App
13 9 (16.67%) Agile Testing
13 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
13 9 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (16.67%) BDD
13 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 8 (14.81%) Regression Testing
14 8 (14.81%) System Testing
14 8 (14.81%) Functional Testing
14 8 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
15 7 (12.96%) Migration

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Selenium
2 12 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 9 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.70%) Ant
5 2 (3.70%) Calabash
5 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.70%) HP UFT
5 2 (3.70%) Hudson
5 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.70%) JIRA
5 2 (3.70%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.70%) RSpec
5 2 (3.70%) WATIR
6 1 (1.85%) Appium
6 1 (1.85%) Ranorex
6 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.85%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) Web Services
2 5 (9.26%) J2EE
3 2 (3.70%) .NET
3 2 (3.70%) REST
3 2 (3.70%) SOAP
4 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.85%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Unix
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 24 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 19 (35.19%) Automation Testing
4 19 (35.19%) Scrum
5 17 (31.48%) Automated Testing
6 15 (27.78%) Manual Testing
7 14 (25.93%) Test Automation
8 11 (20.37%) SDLC
8 11 (20.37%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (16.67%) Agile Testing
9 9 (16.67%) BDD
9 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 8 (14.81%) Functional Testing
10 8 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (14.81%) Regression Testing
10 8 (14.81%) System Testing
11 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
11 7 (12.96%) Migration
12 6 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (59.26%) SQL
2 11 (20.37%) Java
3 4 (7.41%) C#
3 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.70%) Perl
4 2 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) ISEB
2 11 (20.37%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.41%) Degree
4 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (59.26%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago