The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Analyst
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 102 95
Rank change year-on-year +18 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 41 44 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.18% 1.78% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 1.88% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 37 39 23
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.44% -1.42%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1824 2344 1778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.97% 95.05% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1514 1759 1447
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Birmingham

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Birmingham

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Birmingham over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Birmingham

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 Birmingham region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 47 (56.63%) Agile Software Development
1 47 (56.63%) Selenium
2 46 (55.42%) Test Scripting
3 38 (45.78%) QA
4 36 (43.37%) ISEB
5 32 (38.55%) SQL
6 29 (34.94%) ISTQB
7 28 (33.73%) Software Testing
8 20 (24.10%) Cucumber
8 20 (24.10%) Automation Testing
9 18 (21.69%) E-Commerce
9 18 (21.69%) Finance
10 17 (20.48%) BDD
11 16 (19.28%) SDLC
11 16 (19.28%) Migration
12 15 (18.07%) Scrum
12 15 (18.07%) Java
12 15 (18.07%) Test Strategy
13 14 (16.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 14 (16.87%) Manual Testing
14 13 (15.66%) JIRA
14 13 (15.66%) Automated Testing
14 13 (15.66%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (15.66%) Test Automation
15 12 (14.46%) JMeter
16 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
16 11 (13.25%) XML
17 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Excel
17 10 (12.05%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (12.05%) Oracle

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) SAP HCM
1 2 (2.41%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.43%) Big Data
3 7 (8.43%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.23%) Power BI
5 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (56.63%) Selenium
2 20 (24.10%) Cucumber
3 13 (15.66%) JIRA
4 12 (14.46%) JMeter
5 9 (10.84%) HP UFT
6 7 (8.43%) Robot Framework
6 7 (8.43%) WebDriver
7 6 (7.23%) SpecFlow
7 6 (7.23%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (4.82%) FitNesse
8 4 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.61%) eggPlant
9 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
9 3 (3.61%) LoadRunner
9 3 (3.61%) Ranorex
9 3 (3.61%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.61%) WATIR
10 2 (2.41%) JBehave
General
1 18 (21.69%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Retail
3 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.25%) XML
2 5 (6.02%) Gherkin
3 4 (4.82%) .NET
4 3 (3.61%) RESTful
4 3 (3.61%) SOAP
5 2 (2.41%) HTML
5 2 (2.41%) Middleware
6 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Driving Licence
2 5 (6.02%) Fintech
3 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.82%) EPoS
4 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.20%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.20%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.43%) Linux
2 3 (3.61%) Android
2 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.61%) Unix
3 2 (2.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (56.63%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (55.42%) Test Scripting
3 28 (33.73%) Software Testing
4 20 (24.10%) Automation Testing
5 18 (21.69%) E-Commerce
6 17 (20.48%) BDD
7 16 (19.28%) Migration
7 16 (19.28%) SDLC
8 15 (18.07%) Scrum
8 15 (18.07%) Test Strategy
9 14 (16.87%) Manual Testing
10 13 (15.66%) Automated Testing
10 13 (15.66%) Test Automation
10 13 (15.66%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (10.84%) CRM
11 9 (10.84%) ETL
11 9 (10.84%) Integration Testing
11 9 (10.84%) Process Improvement
12 8 (9.64%) System Testing
13 7 (8.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.55%) SQL
2 15 (18.07%) Java
3 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.64%) C#
5 7 (8.43%) C
5 7 (8.43%) C++
5 7 (8.43%) Python
5 7 (8.43%) Scala
5 7 (8.43%) VB
5 7 (8.43%) VBScript
6 4 (4.82%) Ruby
6 4 (4.82%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.41%) Perl
8 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (43.37%) ISEB
2 29 (34.94%) ISTQB
3 14 (16.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (10.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (45.78%) QA
2 3 (3.61%) SDET
Vendors
1 10 (12.05%) Oracle
2 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.23%) HP
3 6 (7.23%) Serena
3 6 (7.23%) Tableau
4 4 (4.82%) SAP
5 2 (2.41%) CA Agile Central
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Network ITR
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Competitive salary + company benefits + training + bonus + expenses
Posted: 26 days ago