The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 157 143 117
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 65 84 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.11% 1.56% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.64% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 56 79 86
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,950 £26,388
10% offered a salary of more than £42,450 £40,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
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
5443 5112 5259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.12% 94.86% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4497 4274 4413
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 30 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Birmingham -2 31 £32,500 -2.98% 4
Solihull +13 7 £28,500 -12.30%
Warwickshire -18 7 £27,500 -26.66% 2
Staffordshire +3 6 £30,000 -14.28%
Coventry -22 6 £30,000 -3.22% 4
Shropshire - 6 £37,500 - 1
Wolverhampton -3 2 £37,500 +44.23% 1
Walsall - 2 £37,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £23,000 -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 63 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
1 63 (48.09%) Test Scripting
2 47 (35.88%) QA
3 45 (34.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 43 (32.82%) Finance
5 41 (31.30%) ISEB
6 32 (24.43%) Automated Testing
6 32 (24.43%) ISTQB
7 31 (23.66%) Selenium
8 27 (20.61%) Manual Testing
9 26 (19.85%) Regression Testing
10 25 (19.08%) SQL
11 24 (18.32%) Software Testing
12 20 (15.27%) Scrum
13 19 (14.50%) Integration Testing
14 18 (13.74%) System Testing
14 18 (13.74%) Banking
14 18 (13.74%) Automation Testing
15 17 (12.98%) Microsoft
15 17 (12.98%) Windows
16 16 (12.21%) .NET
17 15 (11.45%) Performance Testing
18 14 (10.69%) Test Automation
18 14 (10.69%) HP UFT
19 12 (9.16%) Unit Testing
19 12 (9.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 12 (9.16%) SDLC
20 11 (8.40%) Agile Testing
20 11 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
21 10 (7.63%) Test Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.29%) Confluence
2 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.53%) Internet
2 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.76%) MySQL
3 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (23.66%) Selenium
2 14 (10.69%) HP UFT
3 11 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (6.87%) Cucumber
4 9 (6.87%) JIRA
5 7 (5.34%) WebDriver
5 7 (5.34%) LoadRunner
6 6 (4.58%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.58%) Robot Framework
7 4 (3.05%) TestDirector
7 4 (3.05%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.29%) JMeter
8 3 (2.29%) JUnit
8 3 (2.29%) Ranorex
9 2 (1.53%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (1.53%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.53%) SilkPerformer
9 2 (1.53%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.53%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.76%) Behat
General
1 43 (32.82%) Finance
2 18 (13.74%) Banking
3 9 (6.87%) Retail
4 5 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.29%) Billing
6 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.21%) .NET
2 7 (5.34%) Web Services
3 6 (4.58%) Velocity
4 3 (2.29%) HTML
5 2 (1.53%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.53%) XML
5 2 (1.53%) CSS
5 2 (1.53%) SOAP
6 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.76%) XSD
6 1 (0.76%) LAMP
6 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.11%) Mobile App
1 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.82%) AS400
3 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.76%) GIS
5 1 (0.76%) iSeries
5 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.98%) Windows
2 3 (2.29%) UNIX
2 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.29%) Windows 7
2 3 (2.29%) Windows 8
2 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.76%) Linux
3 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
1 63 (48.09%) Test Scripting
2 45 (34.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 32 (24.43%) Automated Testing
4 27 (20.61%) Manual Testing
5 26 (19.85%) Regression Testing
6 24 (18.32%) Software Testing
7 20 (15.27%) Scrum
8 19 (14.50%) Integration Testing
9 18 (13.74%) System Testing
9 18 (13.74%) Automation Testing
10 15 (11.45%) Performance Testing
11 14 (10.69%) Test Automation
12 12 (9.16%) Unit Testing
12 12 (9.16%) SDLC
13 11 (8.40%) Agile Testing
14 10 (7.63%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 10 (7.63%) Test Management
14 10 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (6.87%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.08%) SQL
2 9 (6.87%) Java
3 7 (5.34%) C#
4 4 (3.05%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.53%) PHP
6 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.76%) VB
6 1 (0.76%) Python
6 1 (0.76%) Ruby
6 1 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (31.30%) ISEB
2 32 (24.43%) ISTQB
3 12 (9.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (4.58%) Degree
5 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (35.88%) QA
2 6 (4.58%) FATCA
3 1 (0.76%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (12.98%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.63%) HP
3 5 (3.82%) Oracle
4 3 (2.29%) IBM
5 2 (1.53%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.53%) Reuters
5 2 (1.53%) BT
6 1 (0.76%) VMware
6 1 (0.76%) Telerik
6 1 (0.76%) hybris
6 1 (0.76%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.76%) ESRI
6 1 (0.76%) SAP
West Midlands
WA Consultants
Salary: circa + Relocation + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + great bonus and bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago