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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 127 168 136
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 114 67 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.86% 1.13% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 1.18% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 100 58 80
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -
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
5880 5673 5058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.98% 95.88% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4638 4655 4224
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 July 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 24 July 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 +2 44 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Warwickshire +18 18 £30,750 +11.81% 1
Coventry +13 15 £36,250 +7.40% 3
Wolverhampton +3 10 £26,500 -29.33% 2
Staffordshire -2 6 £28,750 -4.16%
Solihull +10 4 £22,500 -26.22%
West Bromwich - 4 £32,500 - 1
Worcestershire +10 3 £30,000 +30.43%
Shropshire -18 2 £31,750 -15.33%
Herefordshire - 2 £22,500 -
Walsall -5 1 £32,500 -13.33%
Dudley - 1 £32,500 -
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 119 (46.85%) SQL
2 103 (40.55%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (35.83%) QA
4 86 (33.86%) Finance
5 80 (31.50%) Test Scripting
6 74 (29.13%) Manual Testing
7 73 (28.74%) Automated Testing
8 70 (27.56%) Software Testing
9 69 (27.17%) ISEB
9 69 (27.17%) Selenium
10 60 (23.62%) User Acceptance Testing
11 54 (21.26%) ISTQB
12 44 (17.32%) Automation Testing
13 40 (15.75%) SDLC
13 40 (15.75%) Defect Management
14 37 (14.57%) Regression Testing
15 34 (13.39%) Test Automation
15 34 (13.39%) Scrum
16 33 (12.99%) Functional Testing
17 30 (11.81%) Microsoft
18 29 (11.42%) WebDriver
19 27 (10.63%) Integration Testing
20 26 (10.24%) HP Quality Center
21 25 (9.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 25 (9.84%) HP
22 24 (9.45%) .NET
22 24 (9.45%) Mobile App
22 24 (9.45%) JIRA
23 23 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
24 22 (8.66%) HTML

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 (2.36%) SAS
2 4 (1.57%) CMS
2 4 (1.57%) Drupal
2 4 (1.57%) WordPress
3 3 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 21 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.76%) MS Office
3 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Magento
1 4 (1.57%) Shopify
2 2 (0.79%) Maximo
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.57%) Basecamp
2 2 (0.79%) Google Drive
3 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.18%) HTTP
1 3 (1.18%) Internet
1 3 (1.18%) LAN
1 3 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 69 (27.17%) Selenium
2 29 (11.42%) WebDriver
3 24 (9.45%) JIRA
4 21 (8.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (7.48%) HP UFT
6 16 (6.30%) Cucumber
7 13 (5.12%) Visual Studio
8 9 (3.54%) Fiddler
8 9 (3.54%) Jenkins
9 8 (3.15%) Firebug
9 8 (3.15%) SoapUI
10 6 (2.36%) Ant
11 5 (1.97%) Git (software)
11 5 (1.97%) Hudson
11 5 (1.97%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.57%) JIRA Agile
12 4 (1.57%) Selenium IDE
12 4 (1.57%) TestComplete
13 3 (1.18%) LoadUI
13 3 (1.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 86 (33.86%) Finance
2 10 (3.94%) Retail
3 4 (1.57%) Banking
4 3 (1.18%) Games
5 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.79%) Back Office
5 2 (0.79%) Local Government
6 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.45%) .NET
2 22 (8.66%) HTML
3 17 (6.69%) CSS
4 8 (3.15%) HTML5
4 8 (3.15%) jQuery
4 8 (3.15%) XHTML
4 8 (3.15%) XML
5 7 (2.76%) SOAP
6 5 (1.97%) Web Services
7 4 (1.57%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.57%) Gherkin
7 4 (1.57%) J2EE
7 4 (1.57%) Node.js
8 3 (1.18%) REST
8 3 (1.18%) XML Messaging
9 2 (0.79%) Middleware
9 2 (0.79%) X-Windows
10 1 (0.39%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.45%) Mobile App
2 23 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.57%) User Experience
5 3 (1.18%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.79%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.39%) AS400
7 1 (0.39%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.30%) Unix
2 14 (5.51%) Windows
3 8 (3.15%) Windows 10
3 8 (3.15%) Windows 7
3 8 (3.15%) Windows 8
3 8 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.79%) Linux
4 2 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (40.55%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (31.50%) Test Scripting
3 74 (29.13%) Manual Testing
4 73 (28.74%) Automated Testing
5 70 (27.56%) Software Testing
6 60 (23.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 44 (17.32%) Automation Testing
8 40 (15.75%) Defect Management
8 40 (15.75%) SDLC
9 37 (14.57%) Regression Testing
10 34 (13.39%) Scrum
10 34 (13.39%) Test Automation
11 33 (12.99%) Functional Testing
12 27 (10.63%) Integration Testing
13 21 (8.27%) BDD
13 21 (8.27%) System Testing
14 16 (6.30%) Mentoring
14 16 (6.30%) Non-Functional Testing
15 14 (5.51%) Test Planning
15 14 (5.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 119 (46.85%) SQL
2 20 (7.87%) Java
3 15 (5.91%) C#
3 15 (5.91%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.36%) C
4 6 (2.36%) PHP
4 6 (2.36%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.57%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.57%) Scala
6 3 (1.18%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.18%) Perl
6 3 (1.18%) Python
6 3 (1.18%) Ruby
6 3 (1.18%) VB
7 2 (0.79%) C++
7 2 (0.79%) Fortran
8 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 69 (27.17%) ISEB
2 54 (21.26%) ISTQB
3 25 (9.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (5.51%) Degree
5 11 (4.33%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.97%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (35.83%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) SDET
2 1 (0.39%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 26 (10.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.84%) HP
3 15 (5.91%) Oracle
4 4 (1.57%) Adobe
5 3 (1.18%) Serena
6 2 (0.79%) Google
6 2 (0.79%) SAP
7 1 (0.39%) Citrix
7 1 (0.39%) IBM
7 1 (0.39%) Trayport
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
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Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + 20% bonus plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton
Huxley
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Wolverhampton
Huxley
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Insolvency Service
Salary: £31,559 - £37,871 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Warwick
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago