The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 204 209 196
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 18 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.037% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.039% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 7
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,250
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
5348 5176 4597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 95.13% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4465 4406 3923
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Coventry - 7 £22,500 -
Dudley - 4 £30,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £30,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £38,000 -
Solihull +3 1 £35,000 +4.47%
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 20 (68.97%) Java
3 19 (65.52%) Test Scripting
4 18 (62.07%) Manual Testing
5 14 (48.28%) ISEB
5 14 (48.28%) Software Testing
6 12 (41.38%) Automated Testing
7 10 (34.48%) QA
7 10 (34.48%) UNIX
7 10 (34.48%) Oracle
7 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (31.03%) HTML
8 9 (31.03%) Windows
8 9 (31.03%) Web Services
8 9 (31.03%) XML
8 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
9 8 (27.59%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (27.59%) QMS
9 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
9 8 (27.59%) .NET
9 8 (27.59%) Quality Management
10 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (20.69%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (20.69%) PHP
11 6 (20.69%) User Experience
12 5 (17.24%) Regression Testing
12 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing
13 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
14 3 (10.34%) System Testing

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
1 8 (27.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Servitor
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) TestComplete
2 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.45%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
1 9 (31.03%) Web Services
1 9 (31.03%) XML
2 8 (27.59%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) UNIX
2 9 (31.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Test Scripting
2 18 (62.07%) Manual Testing
3 14 (48.28%) Software Testing
4 12 (41.38%) Automated Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Quality Management
5 8 (27.59%) QMS
6 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (20.69%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Regression Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing
10 3 (10.34%) System Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Scrum
11 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
12 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
12 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
12 1 (3.45%) Data Validation
12 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
12 1 (3.45%) BDD
12 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 20 (68.97%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) ISEB
2 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £24k - 26k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago