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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Analyst
England / West Midlands
Rank 202 195 206
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 11 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.55% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.57% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 14
Median salary £36,750 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.12% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
4774 4926 4926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.37% 96.53% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3785 4113 4326
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -5 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Solihull -6 3 £25,000 -23.07%
Staffordshire +2 2 £36,750 +53.12%
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 25 (75.76%) QA
2 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (63.64%) SQL
4 19 (57.58%) Software Testing
5 13 (39.39%) Scrum
5 13 (39.39%) Automation Testing
6 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 10 (30.30%) Selenium
8 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
8 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 8 (24.24%) ISEB
9 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (21.21%) BDD
10 7 (21.21%) Java
10 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
10 7 (21.21%) Finance
10 7 (21.21%) Automated Testing
11 6 (18.18%) Migration
11 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
11 6 (18.18%) WebDriver
11 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
12 5 (15.15%) System Testing
12 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
12 5 (15.15%) Agile Testing
12 5 (15.15%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (15.15%) SDLC
12 5 (15.15%) Oracle
12 5 (15.15%) Workflow Management

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 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Selenium
2 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
5 3 (9.09%) HP UFT
6 2 (6.06%) Ranorex
6 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.03%) Ant
7 1 (3.03%) Calabash
7 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.03%) Hudson
7 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.03%) JIRA
7 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.03%) RSpec
7 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.03%) WATIR
7 1 (3.03%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) J2EE
1 4 (12.12%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.03%) REST
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Unix
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) Software Testing
3 13 (39.39%) Automation Testing
3 13 (39.39%) Scrum
4 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 7 (21.21%) Automated Testing
5 7 (21.21%) BDD
5 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
6 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Migration
6 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Agile Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (15.15%) SDLC
7 5 (15.15%) System Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Workflow
7 5 (15.15%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.03%) Perl
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) ISEB
2 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (75.76%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle