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

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
England / West Midlands
Rank 137 123 134
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 82 95 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.69% 1.82% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.88% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 78 87 67
Median salary £31,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £26,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

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
4717 5044 4838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.38% 96.37% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3769 4192 4240
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 24 January 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 24 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 0 44 £34,500 -1.42% 2
Solihull +11 20 £31,000 -8.82%
Staffordshire -3 6 £28,000 -13.84% 3
Coventry -3 5 £32,500 -18.75%
Warwickshire +18 3 £31,250 -3.84% 1
Shropshire -12 2 £35,000 +2.94%
Worcestershire -15 1 £31,500 -3.07%
Walsall - 1 £27,500 -
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 90 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (49.40%) QA
3 59 (35.12%) Test Scripting
3 59 (35.12%) ISEB
4 54 (32.14%) ISTQB
5 49 (29.17%) SDLC
6 48 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 48 (28.57%) SQL
7 47 (27.98%) Finance
8 39 (23.21%) Scrum
9 38 (22.62%) Automated Testing
10 37 (22.02%) Regression Testing
11 34 (20.24%) Selenium
12 32 (19.05%) Automation Testing
12 32 (19.05%) Software Testing
13 30 (17.86%) Manual Testing
14 26 (15.48%) Cucumber
15 24 (14.29%) System Testing
15 24 (14.29%) Functional Testing
15 24 (14.29%) Java
15 24 (14.29%) Microsoft
16 23 (13.69%) Team Foundation Server
17 21 (12.50%) JIRA
18 20 (11.90%) Test Automation
18 20 (11.90%) Robot Framework
19 18 (10.71%) HP UFT
20 17 (10.12%) MS Excel
21 16 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 15 (8.93%) Retail
23 14 (8.33%) CRM

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 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.98%) CMS
2 5 (2.98%) Drupal
2 5 (2.98%) WordPress
3 3 (1.79%) Confluence
4 2 (1.19%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (10.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.38%) MS Office
3 3 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.98%) Magento
1 5 (2.98%) Shopify
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) Maximo
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.60%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.98%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.79%) HTTPS
1 3 (1.79%) SSH
1 3 (1.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.19%) HTTP
3 1 (0.60%) DHCP
3 1 (0.60%) DNS
3 1 (0.60%) VLAN
3 1 (0.60%) VoIP
3 1 (0.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.79%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.19%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.19%) Cognos Query Studio
2 2 (1.19%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (1.19%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.60%) MySQL
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (20.24%) Selenium
2 26 (15.48%) Cucumber
3 23 (13.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (12.50%) JIRA
5 20 (11.90%) Robot Framework
6 18 (10.71%) HP UFT
7 9 (5.36%) WebDriver
8 8 (4.76%) JMeter
9 7 (4.17%) Jenkins
10 6 (3.57%) SpecFlow
11 5 (2.98%) Git (software)
11 5 (2.98%) Mercurial
12 4 (2.38%) SoapUI
12 4 (2.38%) Zephyr
13 3 (1.79%) FitNesse
13 3 (1.79%) Hudson
13 3 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
14 2 (1.19%) Calabash
14 2 (1.19%) Ranorex
14 2 (1.19%) RSpec
General
1 47 (27.98%) Finance
2 15 (8.93%) Retail
3 13 (7.74%) Banking
4 4 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.60%) Advertising
5 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.60%) Military
5 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.17%) Web Services
2 6 (3.57%) .NET
3 5 (2.98%) J2EE
4 4 (2.38%) Gherkin
4 4 (2.38%) SOAP
4 4 (2.38%) XML
5 3 (1.79%) HTML
6 2 (1.19%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.19%) REST
6 2 (1.19%) RESTful
7 1 (0.60%) CSS
7 1 (0.60%) MEAN Stack
7 1 (0.60%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.36%) Driving Licence
2 8 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.79%) Fintech
6 2 (1.19%) NHS
6 2 (1.19%) User Experience
7 1 (0.60%) AS400
7 1 (0.60%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.60%) EPoS
7 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.60%) Replication
7 1 (0.60%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.60%) STB
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.14%) Linux
1 12 (7.14%) Windows
2 9 (5.36%) Unix
3 8 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.38%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.19%) Android
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (35.12%) Test Scripting
3 49 (29.17%) SDLC
4 48 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 39 (23.21%) Scrum
6 38 (22.62%) Automated Testing
7 37 (22.02%) Regression Testing
8 32 (19.05%) Automation Testing
8 32 (19.05%) Software Testing
9 30 (17.86%) Manual Testing
10 24 (14.29%) Functional Testing
10 24 (14.29%) System Testing
11 20 (11.90%) Test Automation
12 14 (8.33%) CRM
12 14 (8.33%) Use Case
12 14 (8.33%) Wealth Management
13 13 (7.74%) Non-Functional Testing
13 13 (7.74%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 12 (7.14%) Unit Testing
15 11 (6.55%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 48 (28.57%) SQL
2 24 (14.29%) Java
3 10 (5.95%) C
4 9 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.76%) C++
5 8 (4.76%) Python
6 7 (4.17%) C#
7 5 (2.98%) Ruby
8 2 (1.19%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.19%) Perl
8 2 (1.19%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.60%) Fortran
9 1 (0.60%) PHP
9 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (35.12%) ISEB
2 54 (32.14%) ISTQB
3 16 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.79%) Degree
4 3 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (49.40%) QA
2 2 (1.19%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.98%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.60%) SCOM
2 1 (0.60%) SCSM
Vendors
1 24 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.33%) Oracle
3 8 (4.76%) HP
4 5 (2.98%) Adobe
5 4 (2.38%) SAP
6 3 (1.79%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.79%) Serena
7 2 (1.19%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.19%) Cognos
7 2 (1.19%) IBM
7 2 (1.19%) Informatica
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Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum + bonus, benefits, 25 days hol
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 34k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
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Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
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