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

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 122 158 144
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 115 75 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.01% 1.32% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 1.38% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 103 62 76
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 £26,300 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £40,400
UK excluding London median salary £34,281 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.82% +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
5470 5453 5312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.60% 95.80% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4351 4506 4409
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 28 August 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 August 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 +3 49 £34,715 +6.81% 3
Coventry +7 17 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Warwickshire +16 13 £28,000 -13.84% 6
Wolverhampton +10 10 £26,500 -29.33%
Solihull +16 6 £22,500 -21.05%
Staffordshire +4 6 £30,625 +2.08%
West Bromwich +6 4 £32,500 +8.33%
Herefordshire -2 3 £32,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £32,500 - 1
Walsall +3 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 28 August 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 98 (40.83%) SQL
2 96 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (38.75%) QA
4 89 (37.08%) Test Scripting
5 79 (32.92%) Finance
6 68 (28.33%) Automated Testing
7 67 (27.92%) Selenium
8 62 (25.83%) Manual Testing
9 61 (25.42%) Software Testing
10 57 (23.75%) ISEB
11 53 (22.08%) User Acceptance Testing
12 49 (20.42%) ISTQB
12 49 (20.42%) SDLC
13 43 (17.92%) Automation Testing
14 42 (17.50%) Defect Management
15 37 (15.42%) Test Automation
16 36 (15.00%) JIRA
17 34 (14.17%) Regression Testing
17 34 (14.17%) Scrum
18 33 (13.75%) Functional Testing
19 27 (11.25%) Mobile App
20 25 (10.42%) WebDriver
21 24 (10.00%) Java
22 23 (9.58%) HP Quality Center
23 22 (9.17%) Cucumber
24 21 (8.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 21 (8.75%) HTML
24 21 (8.75%) Microsoft
25 20 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
26 19 (7.92%) Analytical Skills

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 (3.75%) CMS
1 9 (3.75%) Drupal
1 9 (3.75%) WordPress
2 3 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.75%) Magento
1 9 (3.75%) Shopify
2 3 (1.25%) Maximo
3 1 (0.42%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.75%) Basecamp
2 2 (0.83%) Google Drive
3 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.08%) HTTP
3 3 (1.25%) LAN
4 2 (0.83%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.83%) SSH
5 1 (0.42%) DHCP
5 1 (0.42%) DNS
5 1 (0.42%) VLAN
5 1 (0.42%) VoIP
5 1 (0.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 67 (27.92%) Selenium
2 36 (15.00%) JIRA
3 25 (10.42%) WebDriver
4 22 (9.17%) Cucumber
5 18 (7.50%) HP UFT
5 18 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (4.58%) Jenkins
7 9 (3.75%) Git (software)
7 9 (3.75%) Mercurial
8 8 (3.33%) Hudson
8 8 (3.33%) SoapUI
8 8 (3.33%) Visual Studio
9 7 (2.92%) Ant
10 5 (2.08%) Fiddler
10 5 (2.08%) Firebug
10 5 (2.08%) JIRA Agile
10 5 (2.08%) RSpec
11 4 (1.67%) WATIR
12 3 (1.25%) Calabash
12 3 (1.25%) TestComplete
General
1 79 (32.92%) Finance
2 14 (5.83%) Retail
3 3 (1.25%) Games
4 2 (0.83%) Back Office
4 2 (0.83%) Banking
4 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.42%) Local Government
5 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.42%) Military
5 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.75%) HTML
2 18 (7.50%) .NET
3 14 (5.83%) CSS
4 10 (4.17%) XML
5 7 (2.92%) SOAP
6 6 (2.50%) Web Services
7 5 (2.08%) HTML5
7 5 (2.08%) J2EE
7 5 (2.08%) jQuery
7 5 (2.08%) REST
7 5 (2.08%) XHTML
8 4 (1.67%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.67%) Node.js
9 3 (1.25%) XML Messaging
9 3 (1.25%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.83%) Gherkin
10 2 (0.83%) Middleware
11 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.42%) MEAN Stack
11 1 (0.42%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.25%) Mobile App
2 19 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.50%) User Experience
4 5 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.67%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.83%) AS400
7 1 (0.42%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.67%) Unix
2 15 (6.25%) Windows
3 6 (2.50%) Linux
4 5 (2.08%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.25%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.25%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.25%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (37.08%) Test Scripting
3 68 (28.33%) Automated Testing
4 62 (25.83%) Manual Testing
5 61 (25.42%) Software Testing
6 53 (22.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 49 (20.42%) SDLC
8 43 (17.92%) Automation Testing
9 42 (17.50%) Defect Management
10 37 (15.42%) Test Automation
11 34 (14.17%) Regression Testing
11 34 (14.17%) Scrum
12 33 (13.75%) Functional Testing
13 20 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
14 19 (7.92%) BDD
15 18 (7.50%) Integration Testing
15 18 (7.50%) System Testing
15 18 (7.50%) Test Planning
16 17 (7.08%) Mentoring
16 17 (7.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (40.83%) SQL
2 24 (10.00%) Java
3 13 (5.42%) C#
3 13 (5.42%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.33%) C
5 6 (2.50%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.08%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.08%) Perl
6 5 (2.08%) PHP
6 5 (2.08%) Ruby
7 4 (1.67%) Scala
8 3 (1.25%) C++
8 3 (1.25%) Fortran
8 3 (1.25%) Python
8 3 (1.25%) VB
9 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (23.75%) ISEB
2 49 (20.42%) ISTQB
3 21 (8.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (5.83%) Degree
5 8 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (38.75%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) SDET
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (9.58%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) SCOM
2 1 (0.42%) SCSM
Vendors
1 21 (8.75%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.92%) HP
3 12 (5.00%) Oracle
4 9 (3.75%) Adobe
5 3 (1.25%) Serena
6 2 (0.83%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.83%) Google
6 2 (0.83%) SAP
7 1 (0.42%) Citrix
7 1 (0.42%) IBM
Worcester, Worcestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + extensive Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gambling Commission
Salary: From £27,429 to £33,524 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £27k - 49k per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £26k - 33k per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £31k - 46k per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £26k - 39k per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Warwick
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Rugby
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago