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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Analyst
Rank 213 204 197
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 4 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.075% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 9
Average salary £40,000 £22,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
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
5090 4949 4829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.07% 94.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4273 4177 4000
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 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
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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 - 2 £47,500 -
Warwickshire -8 1 £17,000 -
Coventry -15 1 £32,500 +44.44%
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 12 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) QA
4 8 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (40.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) System Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (20.00%) Banking
6 4 (20.00%) .NET
7 3 (15.00%) ISEB
7 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (15.00%) User Stories
7 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (10.00%) Degree
8 2 (10.00%) TestComplete
8 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (10.00%) SDLC
8 2 (10.00%) Web Development
8 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
8 2 (10.00%) Back Office
9 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
9 1 (5.00%) Migration
9 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
9 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) TestComplete
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Back Office
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (30.00%) System Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (15.00%) User Stories
4 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center