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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 144 128 101
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 77 90 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.35% 1.65% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.73% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 62 78 98
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% +8.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £22,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,200 £38,950
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+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
5367 5205 5172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.99% 95.43% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4474 4311 4391
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 +9 27 £32,500 -2.98% 2
Coventry -20 11 £35,000 +14.75% 3
Warwickshire -10 9 £32,500 -13.90%
Shropshire - 9 £37,500 - 1
Staffordshire -2 5 £30,000 -14.28%
Solihull +5 4 £28,000 -13.84%
Herefordshire +5 2 - - 1
West Bromwich -9 1 £30,000 -4.76%
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 74 (52.48%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (41.84%) Test Scripting
3 52 (36.88%) QA
3 52 (36.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 48 (34.04%) ISEB
5 37 (26.24%) Automated Testing
6 36 (25.53%) Finance
7 33 (23.40%) SQL
7 33 (23.40%) Selenium
8 32 (22.70%) ISTQB
9 29 (20.57%) Software Testing
10 27 (19.15%) Manual Testing
11 24 (17.02%) Regression Testing
12 21 (14.89%) Integration Testing
12 21 (14.89%) Automation Testing
13 19 (13.48%) Windows
13 19 (13.48%) Scrum
14 17 (12.06%) System Testing
15 16 (11.35%) Microsoft
15 16 (11.35%) HP UFT
15 16 (11.35%) SDLC
16 15 (10.64%) Test Automation
16 15 (10.64%) .NET
16 15 (10.64%) Performance Testing
16 15 (10.64%) JIRA
17 14 (9.93%) Banking
18 13 (9.22%) HP Quality Center
18 13 (9.22%) Agile Testing
19 12 (8.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 12 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (2.13%) Confluence
2 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.84%) Google Drive
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.42%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.71%) MySQL
3 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (23.40%) Selenium
2 16 (11.35%) HP UFT
3 15 (10.64%) JIRA
4 12 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (7.80%) Cucumber
6 10 (7.09%) WebDriver
7 7 (4.96%) LoadRunner
8 6 (4.26%) Visual Studio
8 6 (4.26%) Robot Framework
9 5 (3.55%) JMeter
9 5 (3.55%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.84%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.84%) JUnit
10 4 (2.84%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (2.84%) Jenkins
11 3 (2.13%) Ranorex
11 3 (2.13%) Bugzilla
11 3 (2.13%) Introscope
12 2 (1.42%) TestDirector
12 2 (1.42%) SilkPerformer
General
1 36 (25.53%) Finance
2 14 (9.93%) Banking
3 9 (6.38%) Retail
4 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.13%) Billing
6 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.64%) .NET
2 7 (4.96%) HTML
2 7 (4.96%) Web Services
2 7 (4.96%) Velocity
3 6 (4.26%) XML
4 4 (2.84%) SOAP
4 4 (2.84%) Gherkin
5 3 (2.13%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.42%) CSS
7 1 (0.71%) XSD
7 1 (0.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.55%) AS400
4 4 (2.84%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.71%) iSeries
5 1 (0.71%) PMI
5 1 (0.71%) GIS
5 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.48%) Windows
2 3 (2.13%) UNIX
2 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.13%) Windows 7
2 3 (2.13%) Windows 8
2 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.71%) Linux
3 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (52.48%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (41.84%) Test Scripting
3 52 (36.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 37 (26.24%) Automated Testing
5 29 (20.57%) Software Testing
6 27 (19.15%) Manual Testing
7 24 (17.02%) Regression Testing
8 21 (14.89%) Integration Testing
8 21 (14.89%) Automation Testing
9 19 (13.48%) Scrum
10 17 (12.06%) System Testing
11 16 (11.35%) SDLC
12 15 (10.64%) Test Automation
12 15 (10.64%) Performance Testing
13 13 (9.22%) Agile Testing
14 12 (8.51%) Unit Testing
15 10 (7.09%) Test Management
15 10 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (5.67%) Mentoring
16 8 (5.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.40%) SQL
2 12 (8.51%) Java
3 7 (4.96%) C#
4 4 (2.84%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.13%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.42%) PHP
7 1 (0.71%) C
7 1 (0.71%) VB
7 1 (0.71%) Python
7 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (34.04%) ISEB
2 32 (22.70%) ISTQB
3 12 (8.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (6.38%) Degree
5 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (36.88%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) FATCA
2 3 (2.13%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (9.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (11.35%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.51%) HP
3 5 (3.55%) Oracle
4 4 (2.84%) Google
5 3 (2.13%) hybris
5 3 (2.13%) IBM
5 3 (2.13%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.42%) Talend
6 2 (1.42%) BT
6 2 (1.42%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.42%) Reuters
7 1 (0.71%) ESRI
7 1 (0.71%) VMware
7 1 (0.71%) Telerik
7 1 (0.71%) SAP
7 1 (0.71%) Cognos
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