The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
England / West Midlands
Rank 139 130 142
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 69 111 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.47% 1.90% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.97% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 59 102 56
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,312 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -

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
4572 5644 4869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.28% 96.56% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3730 4659 4166
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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 Test Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 February 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 -10 32 £31,500 -18.70% 6
Solihull -1 10 £31,000 -8.82% 1
Staffordshire +11 8 £37,000 +22.31%
Shropshire -10 7 £35,750 +5.14% 2
Warwickshire +23 6 £34,250 +7.03% 1
Coventry -2 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Worcestershire -11 2 £24,750 +10.00% 1
Herefordshire -22 1 - - 1
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 85 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (47.74%) QA
3 64 (41.29%) ISEB
4 57 (36.77%) ISTQB
5 56 (36.13%) Test Scripting
6 50 (32.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 50 (32.26%) SQL
7 41 (26.45%) SDLC
8 40 (25.81%) Finance
9 38 (24.52%) Selenium
10 35 (22.58%) Scrum
11 34 (21.94%) Software Testing
12 33 (21.29%) Regression Testing
13 32 (20.65%) Automation Testing
14 30 (19.35%) Automated Testing
15 27 (17.42%) Manual Testing
15 27 (17.42%) Cucumber
16 26 (16.77%) Team Foundation Server
17 25 (16.13%) Microsoft
18 24 (15.48%) Functional Testing
19 20 (12.90%) Java
19 20 (12.90%) Robot Framework
19 20 (12.90%) System Testing
20 16 (10.32%) MS Excel
20 16 (10.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 15 (9.68%) HP UFT
21 15 (9.68%) Banking
22 14 (9.03%) CRM
22 14 (9.03%) Oracle
23 13 (8.39%) Operational Acceptance Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.87%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.94%) Confluence
3 2 (1.29%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.58%) MS Office
3 3 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (0.65%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.65%) SAP HCM
1 1 (0.65%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) HTTP
1 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.94%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.29%) Cognos Query Studio
2 2 (1.29%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (1.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.65%) MySQL
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (24.52%) Selenium
2 27 (17.42%) Cucumber
3 26 (16.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (12.90%) Robot Framework
5 15 (9.68%) HP UFT
6 12 (7.74%) JIRA
6 12 (7.74%) JMeter
7 10 (6.45%) WebDriver
8 6 (3.87%) SpecFlow
9 4 (2.58%) FitNesse
9 4 (2.58%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.58%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.58%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.94%) Gatling
10 3 (1.94%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.29%) Ranorex
11 2 (1.29%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.29%) Zephyr
12 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
General
1 40 (25.81%) Finance
2 15 (9.68%) Banking
3 9 (5.81%) Retail
4 4 (2.58%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.16%) .NET
2 7 (4.52%) Web Services
3 6 (3.87%) Gherkin
4 4 (2.58%) J2EE
4 4 (2.58%) SOAP
4 4 (2.58%) XML
5 3 (1.94%) RESTful
6 2 (1.29%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.65%) HTML
7 1 (0.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.52%) Driving Licence
3 3 (1.94%) Fintech
3 3 (1.94%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.29%) NHS
5 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.65%) EPoS
5 1 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.65%) Replication
5 1 (0.65%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.65%) STB
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.45%) Unix
2 8 (5.16%) Apple iOS
2 8 (5.16%) Linux
2 8 (5.16%) Windows
3 4 (2.58%) Android
4 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (36.13%) Test Scripting
3 50 (32.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 41 (26.45%) SDLC
5 35 (22.58%) Scrum
6 34 (21.94%) Software Testing
7 33 (21.29%) Regression Testing
8 32 (20.65%) Automation Testing
9 30 (19.35%) Automated Testing
10 27 (17.42%) Manual Testing
11 24 (15.48%) Functional Testing
12 20 (12.90%) System Testing
13 14 (9.03%) CRM
14 13 (8.39%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 13 (8.39%) Test Automation
15 12 (7.74%) E-Commerce
16 11 (7.10%) BDD
16 11 (7.10%) Non-Functional Testing
17 10 (6.45%) Unit Testing
18 9 (5.81%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (32.26%) SQL
2 20 (12.90%) Java
3 10 (6.45%) C#
4 9 (5.81%) C
5 8 (5.16%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.52%) C++
6 7 (4.52%) Python
7 4 (2.58%) Ruby
7 4 (2.58%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.65%) PHP
8 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.65%) Scala
8 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.65%) VB
8 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (41.29%) ISEB
2 57 (36.77%) ISTQB
3 16 (10.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (47.74%) QA
2 3 (1.94%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (3.87%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.03%) Oracle
3 8 (5.16%) HP
4 5 (3.23%) SAP
5 4 (2.58%) Serena
6 2 (1.29%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.29%) Cognos
6 2 (1.29%) IBM
6 2 (1.29%) Informatica
7 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.65%) Guidewire
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwickshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + + bonus, flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum pension, bonus, private health care
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Automation Training
Posted: 25 days ago