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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 212 182 222
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 22 31 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.60% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.62% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 14
Median salary £34,250 £33,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.48% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £44,650
UK excluding London median salary £32,375 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +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
5308 4976 5588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.84% 97.09% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4202 4196 4932
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -11 10 £39,000 -2.50%
Solihull -3 6 £24,500 -24.61%
Coventry -12 3 £32,500 +8.33%
Worcestershire -4 2 £35,000 +34.61%
Staffordshire - 1 £36,500 -
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 31 (64.58%) QA
2 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (54.17%) Software Testing
3 26 (54.17%) SQL
4 20 (41.67%) Test Scripting
5 17 (35.42%) Automation Testing
6 16 (33.33%) Scrum
7 14 (29.17%) ISEB
8 13 (27.08%) Selenium
9 12 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
10 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
10 11 (22.92%) Automated Testing
11 10 (20.83%) Java
11 10 (20.83%) Manual Testing
11 10 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (18.75%) Finance
12 9 (18.75%) Regression Testing
13 8 (16.67%) System Testing
13 8 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (16.67%) WebDriver
13 8 (16.67%) BDD
13 8 (16.67%) SDLC
14 7 (14.58%) Agile Testing
14 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
14 7 (14.58%) ISTQB
14 7 (14.58%) Workflow Management
14 7 (14.58%) Workflow
15 6 (12.50%) Migration
15 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce

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 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
3 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Selenium
2 10 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.33%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.17%) Ant
6 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.17%) Hudson
6 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.17%) JIRA
6 2 (4.17%) Mercurial
6 2 (4.17%) Ranorex
6 2 (4.17%) RSpec
6 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.17%) WATIR
7 1 (2.08%) Calabash
7 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.08%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) Web Services
2 5 (10.42%) J2EE
3 3 (6.25%) .NET
4 2 (4.17%) Gherkin
4 2 (4.17%) REST
4 2 (4.17%) SOAP
5 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Unix
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
3 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (54.17%) Software Testing
3 20 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 17 (35.42%) Automation Testing
5 16 (33.33%) Scrum
6 12 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 11 (22.92%) Automated Testing
8 10 (20.83%) Manual Testing
9 9 (18.75%) Regression Testing
10 8 (16.67%) BDD
10 8 (16.67%) SDLC
10 8 (16.67%) System Testing
10 8 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (14.58%) Agile Testing
11 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
11 7 (14.58%) Workflow
11 7 (14.58%) Workflow Management
12 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
12 6 (12.50%) Functional Testing
12 6 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) Java
3 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.17%) C#
3 2 (4.17%) Perl
3 2 (4.17%) Ruby
3 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) ISEB
2 7 (14.58%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (64.58%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle