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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 207 221 200
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 32 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.076% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.078% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 32 4 16
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £32,500 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £34,750
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
5874 5113 5029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.42% 97.08% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4625 4281 4227
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +2 14 £38,750 -18.42% 1
Worcestershire - 6 £27,500 -
Coventry +4 4 £45,750 +40.76%
Staffordshire +2 4 £19,500 -40.00% 1
Solihull - 3 £27,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 45 (73.77%) Software Testing
2 38 (62.30%) QA
3 30 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (47.54%) SQL
5 25 (40.98%) Manual Testing
6 22 (36.07%) Automated Testing
7 20 (32.79%) Scrum
8 18 (29.51%) Automation Testing
9 17 (27.87%) Selenium
10 16 (26.23%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
11 15 (24.59%) Test Scripting
12 14 (22.95%) Finance
12 14 (22.95%) Functional Testing
12 14 (22.95%) BDD
13 13 (21.31%) WebDriver
14 12 (19.67%) Migration
14 12 (19.67%) E-Commerce
15 11 (18.03%) Java
16 9 (14.75%) Unix
16 9 (14.75%) Test Strategy
16 9 (14.75%) SDLC
16 9 (14.75%) Integration Testing
17 8 (13.11%) ISTQB
18 7 (11.48%) Regression Testing
19 5 (8.20%) Mobile App
19 5 (8.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing
19 5 (8.20%) Matrix Management
20 4 (6.56%) JIRA

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 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) MySQL
1 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Selenium
2 13 (21.31%) WebDriver
3 4 (6.56%) JIRA
4 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.28%) Ant
5 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.28%) Hudson
5 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.28%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.28%) RSpec
5 2 (3.28%) WATIR
6 1 (1.64%) Appium
6 1 (1.64%) Calabash
General
1 14 (22.95%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) J2EE
2 2 (3.28%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) REST
2 2 (3.28%) SOAP
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.64%) CSS
3 1 (1.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.64%) iPad
3 1 (1.64%) iPhone
3 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Unix
2 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (73.77%) Software Testing
2 30 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (40.98%) Manual Testing
4 22 (36.07%) Automated Testing
5 20 (32.79%) Scrum
6 18 (29.51%) Automation Testing
7 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
7 16 (26.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (24.59%) Test Scripting
9 14 (22.95%) BDD
9 14 (22.95%) Functional Testing
10 12 (19.67%) E-Commerce
10 12 (19.67%) Migration
11 9 (14.75%) Integration Testing
11 9 (14.75%) SDLC
11 9 (14.75%) Test Strategy
12 7 (11.48%) Regression Testing
13 5 (8.20%) Matrix Management
13 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing
14 4 (6.56%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (47.54%) SQL
2 11 (18.03%) Java
3 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.28%) Perl
3 2 (3.28%) Ruby
4 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (6.56%) ISEB
4 2 (3.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (62.30%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + incremental salary + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago