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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 159 130 139
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 68 82 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.18% 1.53% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.62% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 57 75 70
Average salary £33,750 £33,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.74% +1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,600 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +8.52%
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
5445 5062 5209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.09% 94.41% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4533 4254 4372
Average salary £39,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -26 33 £37,500 +11.94% 2
Solihull +21 13 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Warwickshire -21 8 £27,000 -25.51% 1
Staffordshire +9 4 £28,750 -17.85% 2
Coventry -20 4 £33,750 +9.75%
Wolverhampton +8 3 £37,500 +44.23% 1
Shropshire - 3 - - 1
Walsall - 3 £37,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £23,000 -
Test Analyst
England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 65 (47.79%) Test Scripting
2 55 (40.44%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (38.97%) QA
4 50 (36.76%) Finance
5 45 (33.09%) ISEB
6 44 (32.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 34 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 31 (22.79%) Automated Testing
9 30 (22.06%) Software Testing
10 27 (19.85%) Regression Testing
11 26 (19.12%) Selenium
12 25 (18.38%) Manual Testing
13 23 (16.91%) SQL
14 21 (15.44%) Integration Testing
15 20 (14.71%) Banking
16 19 (13.97%) Automation Testing
17 18 (13.24%) System Testing
18 16 (11.76%) Scrum
19 15 (11.03%) Performance Testing
20 14 (10.29%) Test Automation
20 14 (10.29%) Microsoft
21 13 (9.56%) .NET
21 13 (9.56%) HP UFT
21 13 (9.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 12 (8.82%) Operational Acceptance Testing
22 12 (8.82%) Windows
22 12 (8.82%) Unit Testing
23 11 (8.09%) Test Management
23 11 (8.09%) SDLC
23 11 (8.09%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (2.21%) Confluence
2 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.68%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.74%) MySQL
3 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (19.12%) Selenium
2 13 (9.56%) HP UFT
3 10 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.15%) LoadRunner
4 7 (5.15%) JIRA
5 6 (4.41%) Robot Framework
5 6 (4.41%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.41%) TestDirector
5 6 (4.41%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.94%) JUnit
7 3 (2.21%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.21%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.21%) Ranorex
8 2 (1.47%) TestComplete
8 2 (1.47%) SilkPerformer
8 2 (1.47%) JMeter
9 1 (0.74%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.74%) NUnit
9 1 (0.74%) Rational Performance Tester
9 1 (0.74%) Mocha
General
1 50 (36.76%) Finance
2 20 (14.71%) Banking
3 10 (7.35%) Retail
4 6 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.21%) Billing
6 2 (1.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.56%) .NET
2 6 (4.41%) Web Services
3 3 (2.21%) Velocity
4 2 (1.47%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.47%) XML
5 1 (0.74%) XSD
5 1 (0.74%) LAMP
5 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.94%) AS400
4 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.74%) GIS
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.82%) Windows
2 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.21%) Windows 7
2 3 (2.21%) Windows 8
2 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (47.79%) Test Scripting
2 55 (40.44%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (32.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 31 (22.79%) Automated Testing
5 30 (22.06%) Software Testing
6 27 (19.85%) Regression Testing
7 25 (18.38%) Manual Testing
8 21 (15.44%) Integration Testing
9 19 (13.97%) Automation Testing
10 18 (13.24%) System Testing
11 16 (11.76%) Scrum
12 15 (11.03%) Performance Testing
13 14 (10.29%) Test Automation
14 12 (8.82%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 12 (8.82%) Unit Testing
15 11 (8.09%) Test Management
15 11 (8.09%) SDLC
16 9 (6.62%) Mentoring
16 9 (6.62%) Test Strategy
16 9 (6.62%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.91%) SQL
2 8 (5.88%) Java
3 5 (3.68%) C#
4 3 (2.21%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.47%) PHP
6 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.74%) VB
6 1 (0.74%) Python
6 1 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (33.09%) ISEB
2 34 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 13 (9.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (4.41%) Degree
5 2 (1.47%) HND
6 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (38.97%) QA
2 6 (4.41%) FATCA
3 1 (0.74%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.62%) HP
3 3 (2.21%) Oracle
4 1 (0.74%) SAP
4 1 (0.74%) IBM
4 1 (0.74%) Cognizant
4 1 (0.74%) Reuters
4 1 (0.74%) ESRI
4 1 (0.74%) BT
4 1 (0.74%) VMware
4 1 (0.74%) Telerik
4 1 (0.74%) Actimize
Stafford, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum £23,000 to £28,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + great bonus and bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago