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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 138 149 151
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 100 76 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.73% 1.41% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.47% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 93 59 67
Median salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -5.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £40,300
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
5545 5187 5391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.92% 96.38% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4394 4329 4506
Median salary £39,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 2016.

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 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 43 £34,715 +9.33% 4
Coventry +4 17 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Warwickshire +4 13 £28,000 -13.84% 1
Wolverhampton - 9 £26,500 - 1
Solihull +16 5 £28,750 +4.54% 1
Worcestershire +14 4 £35,000 +34.61%
Staffordshire +4 3 £31,250 +4.16% 1
West Bromwich +6 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Herefordshire -3 2 £32,500 -
Dudley - 1 £32,500 -
Walsall - 1 £32,500 -
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 93 (41.52%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (40.63%) SQL
2 91 (40.63%) QA
3 84 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 67 (29.91%) Finance
5 64 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 60 (26.79%) ISEB
7 57 (25.45%) Selenium
8 55 (24.55%) Manual Testing
9 52 (23.21%) Software Testing
9 52 (23.21%) SDLC
10 48 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 45 (20.09%) ISTQB
12 38 (16.96%) Regression Testing
12 38 (16.96%) Automation Testing
13 35 (15.63%) Defect Management
14 33 (14.73%) Scrum
15 32 (14.29%) JIRA
15 32 (14.29%) Test Automation
16 31 (13.84%) Functional Testing
17 25 (11.16%) Microsoft
18 24 (10.71%) Mobile App
18 24 (10.71%) Cucumber
19 23 (10.27%) WebDriver
19 23 (10.27%) System Testing
19 23 (10.27%) Java
20 21 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
21 20 (8.93%) Non-Functional Testing
21 20 (8.93%) HTML
21 20 (8.93%) HP UFT

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 9 (4.02%) CMS
1 9 (4.02%) Drupal
1 9 (4.02%) WordPress
2 3 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.34%) Confluence
3 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (8.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.02%) Magento
1 9 (4.02%) Shopify
2 3 (1.34%) Maximo
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.45%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.02%) Basecamp
2 2 (0.89%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.68%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.23%) HTTP
3 3 (1.34%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.34%) LAN
3 3 (1.34%) SSH
4 1 (0.45%) DHCP
4 1 (0.45%) DNS
4 1 (0.45%) VLAN
4 1 (0.45%) VoIP
4 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.34%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.45%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (0.45%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.45%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 57 (25.45%) Selenium
2 32 (14.29%) JIRA
3 24 (10.71%) Cucumber
4 23 (10.27%) WebDriver
5 21 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (8.93%) HP UFT
7 9 (4.02%) Jenkins
8 8 (3.57%) Git (software)
8 8 (3.57%) Mercurial
8 8 (3.57%) SoapUI
8 8 (3.57%) Visual Studio
9 6 (2.68%) Hudson
10 5 (2.23%) Ant
10 5 (2.23%) Fiddler
10 5 (2.23%) Firebug
10 5 (2.23%) JIRA Agile
10 5 (2.23%) Zephyr
11 3 (1.34%) Calabash
11 3 (1.34%) LoadUI
11 3 (1.34%) Subversion
General
1 67 (29.91%) Finance
2 17 (7.59%) Retail
3 2 (0.89%) Back Office
3 2 (0.89%) Banking
3 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
3 2 (0.89%) Games
4 1 (0.45%) Advertising
4 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.45%) Local Government
4 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.45%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.93%) HTML
2 17 (7.59%) .NET
3 13 (5.80%) CSS
4 10 (4.46%) XML
5 8 (3.57%) Web Services
6 5 (2.23%) HTML5
6 5 (2.23%) J2EE
6 5 (2.23%) jQuery
6 5 (2.23%) SOAP
6 5 (2.23%) XHTML
7 4 (1.79%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.34%) Gherkin
8 3 (1.34%) Node.js
8 3 (1.34%) REST
8 3 (1.34%) XML Messaging
8 3 (1.34%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.89%) Middleware
10 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.45%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 15 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.68%) User Experience
4 5 (2.23%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.79%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.89%) AS400
7 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.45%) EPoS
7 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.45%) NHS
7 1 (0.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.59%) Windows
2 13 (5.80%) Unix
3 7 (3.13%) Linux
4 6 (2.68%) Mac OS X
5 5 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.89%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.89%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.89%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (41.52%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 64 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 55 (24.55%) Manual Testing
5 52 (23.21%) SDLC
5 52 (23.21%) Software Testing
6 48 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 38 (16.96%) Automation Testing
7 38 (16.96%) Regression Testing
8 35 (15.63%) Defect Management
9 33 (14.73%) Scrum
10 32 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 31 (13.84%) Functional Testing
12 23 (10.27%) System Testing
13 20 (8.93%) Non-Functional Testing
14 18 (8.04%) Test Planning
15 17 (7.59%) Integration Testing
15 17 (7.59%) Unit Testing
16 16 (7.14%) BDD
16 16 (7.14%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (40.63%) SQL
2 23 (10.27%) Java
3 13 (5.80%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.46%) C#
5 8 (3.57%) C
6 4 (1.79%) PHP
6 4 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.34%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.34%) C++
7 3 (1.34%) Fortran
7 3 (1.34%) Perl
7 3 (1.34%) Python
7 3 (1.34%) Ruby
7 3 (1.34%) Scala
7 3 (1.34%) VB
8 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (26.79%) ISEB
2 45 (20.09%) ISTQB
3 13 (5.80%) Degree
3 13 (5.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (40.63%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) SDET
2 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (7.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.45%) SCOM
2 1 (0.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 25 (11.16%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.25%) HP
3 13 (5.80%) Oracle
4 9 (4.02%) Adobe
5 4 (1.79%) SAP
6 3 (1.34%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.34%) Serena
7 2 (0.89%) Google
8 1 (0.45%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.45%) Citrix
8 1 (0.45%) Cognos
8 1 (0.45%) IBM
8 1 (0.45%) Informatica
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Midlands
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £27500.00 - £36000.00 per annum + 20% bonus plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita ITPS
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits / Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £36000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Midcounties Cooperative
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago