The first table below looks at the demand for the Software 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 Software Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 190 192 178
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 10 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 8
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.69%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4762 4843 4456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 95.32% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3972 4053 3851
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Software Test Analyst
England

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 23 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 6 £36,000 -
Warwickshire +13 2 £17,000 -38.18%
Dudley - 2 £30,000 -
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Software 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 Software Test Analyst in their job title.

1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) Performance Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) ISEB
5 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
6 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) XML
7 3 (16.67%) UNIX
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) QA
7 3 (16.67%) HTML
8 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (11.11%) QMS
8 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.11%) PHP
8 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
8 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Games
8 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Software 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 Software Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (11.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Performance Testing
2 8 (44.44%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) QMS
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft