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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Analyst
Rank 209 196 211
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 11 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.35% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.36% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 2
Average salary £24,000 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £22,500 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,000 £33,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
5349 5222 5236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.06% 95.40% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4458 4332 4448
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Coventry -13 3 £27,500 +22.22%
Herefordshire - 2 - - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £27,000 -
Birmingham +4 1 £29,000 -17.14%
Solihull +2 1 £23,500 -24.19%
Warwickshire -5 1 £17,000 -55.26%
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 5 (33.33%) ISEB
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
5 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) User Stories
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) Banking
6 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (6.67%) Web Services
7 1 (6.67%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) UNIX
7 1 (6.67%) Windows
7 1 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle
7 1 (6.67%) C#
7 1 (6.67%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) AS400
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) iSeries
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
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