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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 149 119 164
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 89 99 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.58% 1.95% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 2.01% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 83 91 60
Median salary £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
5472 4931 5489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.94% 97.09% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4339 4156 4839
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -12 48 £37,250 +6.42% 4
Solihull +4 15 £25,000 -23.07%
Coventry -11 13 £30,750 -12.14% 2
Staffordshire -9 4 £27,250 -12.80% 2
Warwickshire +8 3 £35,000 +42.85%
Worcestershire -5 3 £35,000 +34.61%
Walsall +15 1 £27,500 -
Herefordshire -12 1 - -
Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 90 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (44.44%) QA
3 81 (40.91%) Test Scripting
4 65 (32.83%) SQL
5 61 (30.81%) Finance
6 58 (29.29%) ISEB
6 58 (29.29%) SDLC
7 51 (25.76%) Automated Testing
8 49 (24.75%) ISTQB
9 45 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
10 43 (21.72%) Regression Testing
11 41 (20.71%) Software Testing
12 40 (20.20%) Manual Testing
13 39 (19.70%) Automation Testing
14 38 (19.19%) Selenium
15 36 (18.18%) Functional Testing
15 36 (18.18%) Scrum
16 33 (16.67%) System Testing
17 30 (15.15%) JIRA
17 30 (15.15%) Microsoft
18 28 (14.14%) Team Foundation Server
18 28 (14.14%) Cucumber
19 26 (13.13%) Test Automation
19 26 (13.13%) Java
20 22 (11.11%) HP UFT
21 20 (10.10%) MS Excel
21 20 (10.10%) Retail
22 19 (9.60%) Wealth Management
23 18 (9.09%) Use Case
23 18 (9.09%) Unit Testing

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 (4.55%) CMS
1 9 (4.55%) Drupal
1 9 (4.55%) WordPress
2 6 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.52%) Confluence
4 2 (1.01%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (10.10%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.53%) MS Office
3 3 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.55%) Magento
1 9 (4.55%) Shopify
2 3 (1.52%) Maximo
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.51%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.55%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.53%) HTTP
3 3 (1.52%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.52%) SSH
4 1 (0.51%) DHCP
4 1 (0.51%) DNS
4 1 (0.51%) VLAN
4 1 (0.51%) VoIP
4 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.01%) Cognos Query Studio
3 2 (1.01%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.51%) MySQL
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (19.19%) Selenium
2 30 (15.15%) JIRA
3 28 (14.14%) Cucumber
3 28 (14.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (11.11%) HP UFT
5 13 (6.57%) WebDriver
6 11 (5.56%) Robot Framework
7 8 (4.04%) Jenkins
8 6 (3.03%) Git (software)
8 6 (3.03%) Mercurial
9 5 (2.53%) SoapUI
9 5 (2.53%) Zephyr
10 4 (2.02%) Hudson
10 4 (2.02%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.02%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.52%) Ant
11 3 (1.52%) RSpec
12 2 (1.01%) Calabash
12 2 (1.01%) JMeter
12 2 (1.01%) WATIR
General
1 61 (30.81%) Finance
2 20 (10.10%) Retail
3 6 (3.03%) Banking
4 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.51%) Advertising
5 1 (0.51%) Back Office
5 1 (0.51%) Games
5 1 (0.51%) Local Government
5 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.51%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.05%) .NET
2 9 (4.55%) Web Services
3 7 (3.54%) HTML
4 6 (3.03%) J2EE
5 5 (2.53%) XML
6 4 (2.02%) Gherkin
6 4 (2.02%) SOAP
7 3 (1.52%) REST
8 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.01%) CSS
9 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.51%) MEAN Stack
9 1 (0.51%) RESTful
9 1 (0.51%) XML Messaging
9 1 (0.51%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.07%) Mobile App
2 11 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 8 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.53%) User Experience
5 4 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.01%) AS400
6 2 (1.01%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.01%) Fintech
6 2 (1.01%) NHS
7 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.51%) EPoS
7 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) Replication
7 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.51%) STB
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.57%) Windows
2 11 (5.56%) Linux
3 8 (4.04%) Unix
4 7 (3.54%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.02%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.51%) Android
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (40.91%) Test Scripting
3 58 (29.29%) SDLC
4 51 (25.76%) Automated Testing
5 45 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 43 (21.72%) Regression Testing
7 41 (20.71%) Software Testing
8 40 (20.20%) Manual Testing
9 39 (19.70%) Automation Testing
10 36 (18.18%) Functional Testing
10 36 (18.18%) Scrum
11 33 (16.67%) System Testing
12 26 (13.13%) Test Automation
13 19 (9.60%) Wealth Management
14 18 (9.09%) Unit Testing
14 18 (9.09%) Use Case
15 17 (8.59%) Non-Functional Testing
16 15 (7.58%) Exploratory Testing
16 15 (7.58%) Test Planning
17 14 (7.07%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (32.83%) SQL
2 26 (13.13%) Java
3 12 (6.06%) C
3 12 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.54%) C#
4 7 (3.54%) C++
4 7 (3.54%) Python
5 4 (2.02%) Ruby
6 3 (1.52%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.52%) Perl
7 2 (1.01%) PHP
7 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.51%) Fortran
8 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (29.29%) ISEB
2 49 (24.75%) ISTQB
3 15 (7.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (3.54%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.54%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.53%) Degree
6 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (44.44%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) SDET
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (4.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.51%) SCOM
2 1 (0.51%) SCSM
Vendors
1 30 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.57%) Oracle
3 9 (4.55%) Adobe
4 7 (3.54%) HP
5 5 (2.53%) SAP
6 3 (1.52%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.01%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.01%) Cognos
7 2 (1.01%) IBM
7 2 (1.01%) Informatica
West Midlands
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £27500.00 - £36000.00 per annum + 20% bonus plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £36000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £31k - 46k per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £26k - 39k per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 26 days ago