The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 125 134 80
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 78 63 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.58% 1.26% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.32% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 68 53 118
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4705 4769 4500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 95.17% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3925 3995 3874
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Test Analyst
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +15 33 £29,000 -10.76% 3
Coventry +19 13 £32,500 -7.14%
Warwickshire +4 11 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Dudley -1 4 £26,250 -0.94%
West Bromwich +3 3 £32,500 -
Worcestershire -4 2 £20,000 -33.33%
Wolverhampton -7 2 £26,750 +62.12%
Solihull - 2 £28,000 -
Herefordshire -10 1 £20,000 -29.82%
Staffordshire -14 1 - - 4
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 70 (52.24%) ISEB
2 37 (27.61%) Test Scripting
3 33 (24.63%) SQL
4 32 (23.88%) Finance
5 28 (20.90%) Manual Testing
6 26 (19.40%) ISTQB
7 25 (18.66%) Selenium
8 24 (17.91%) Software Testing
9 23 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (17.16%) Java
10 22 (16.42%) UNIX
10 22 (16.42%) QA
11 21 (15.67%) Linux
11 21 (15.67%) Automated Testing
12 20 (14.93%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (14.18%) Degree
13 19 (14.18%) Windows
14 18 (13.43%) Oracle
14 18 (13.43%) HP Quality Center
15 17 (12.69%) Microsoft
16 16 (11.94%) Scrum
16 16 (11.94%) Hudson
17 15 (11.19%) Banking
18 14 (10.45%) HP
18 14 (10.45%) SQL Server
18 14 (10.45%) .NET
18 14 (10.45%) C#
18 14 (10.45%) Web Services
18 14 (10.45%) Automation Testing
19 13 (9.70%) Test Strategy

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.75%) CMS
2 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.75%) WordPress
2 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.75%) MQSeries
Applications
1 11 (8.21%) MS Office
2 7 (5.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (5.97%) MySQL
3 5 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.99%) DataStage
4 4 (2.99%) OLAP
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (18.66%) Selenium
2 16 (11.94%) Hudson
3 9 (6.72%) Cucumber
4 8 (5.97%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.97%) JBehave
4 8 (5.97%) Maven
5 4 (2.99%) JIRA
5 4 (2.99%) Bugzilla
5 4 (2.99%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (2.99%) WebDriver
5 4 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.75%) JMeter
6 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.75%) Toad
6 1 (0.75%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.75%) NUnit
General
1 32 (23.88%) Finance
2 15 (11.19%) Banking
3 6 (4.48%) Retail
4 4 (2.99%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.49%) Games
5 2 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.45%) .NET
1 14 (10.45%) Web Services
2 10 (7.46%) HTML
3 8 (5.97%) SOAP
3 8 (5.97%) REST
4 5 (3.73%) XML
4 5 (3.73%) CSS
5 1 (0.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.21%) Mainframe
1 11 (8.21%) AS400
2 10 (7.46%) iSeries
3 8 (5.97%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.99%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.42%) UNIX
2 21 (15.67%) Linux
3 19 (14.18%) Windows
4 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.61%) Test Scripting
2 28 (20.90%) Manual Testing
3 24 (17.91%) Software Testing
4 23 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (15.67%) Automated Testing
6 20 (14.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (11.94%) Scrum
8 14 (10.45%) Automation Testing
9 13 (9.70%) Test Strategy
10 12 (8.96%) System Testing
10 12 (8.96%) Unit Testing
11 10 (7.46%) Performance Testing
12 8 (5.97%) Software Engineering
12 8 (5.97%) Regression Testing
13 6 (4.48%) Web Testing
14 5 (3.73%) Project Management
15 4 (2.99%) ETL
15 4 (2.99%) E-Commerce
15 4 (2.99%) Validation
15 4 (2.99%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.63%) SQL
2 23 (17.16%) Java
3 14 (10.45%) C#
4 11 (8.21%) PHP
5 8 (5.97%) Python
5 8 (5.97%) Ruby
6 7 (5.22%) VB
7 5 (3.73%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.24%) C++
9 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (52.24%) ISEB
2 26 (19.40%) ISTQB
3 19 (14.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.42%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 18 (13.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (13.43%) Oracle
2 17 (12.69%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.45%) HP
4 12 (8.96%) IBM
5 4 (2.99%) Hyperion
5 4 (2.99%) Informatica
6 2 (1.49%) SAP
7 1 (0.75%) Citrix
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