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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Analyst
Rank 187 185 194
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 17 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 9
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
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
4776 4080 4588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.73% 94.44% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4200 3386 3986
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 30 January 2015. 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
Birmingham -1 10 £32,500 +51.16%
Herefordshire - 5 £29,000 -
Staffordshire +6 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Coventry -14 1 £32,500 -9.72% 1
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (67.74%) Software Testing
2 19 (61.29%) QA
3 17 (54.84%) SQL
4 13 (41.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (38.71%) Finance
6 11 (35.48%) System Testing
6 11 (35.48%) Test Scripting
7 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
7 10 (32.26%) Integration Testing
7 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (32.26%) ISEB
8 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
9 7 (22.58%) Java
10 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
10 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
11 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (16.13%) .NET
12 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
12 4 (12.90%) Selenium
12 4 (12.90%) Degree
12 4 (12.90%) Automation Testing
13 3 (9.68%) User Stories
13 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
13 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
13 3 (9.68%) QMS
13 3 (9.68%) TestComplete
13 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
13 3 (9.68%) Quality Management
13 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
14 2 (6.45%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Servitor
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Selenium
2 3 (9.68%) TestComplete
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Software Testing
2 13 (41.94%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (35.48%) System Testing
3 11 (35.48%) Test Scripting
4 10 (32.26%) Integration Testing
4 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Automation Testing
8 3 (9.68%) User Stories
8 3 (9.68%) QMS
8 3 (9.68%) Quality Management
9 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
10 1 (3.23%) TDD
10 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.23%) BDD
10 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) ISEB
2 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
3 4 (12.90%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (61.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
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