The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 53 65 68
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 8 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.84% 1.05% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.06% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 4
Median salary £37,000 £28,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.14% -10.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £26,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,450 £39,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -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 Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 419 658 565
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 96.32% 98.65% 98.09%
Number of salaries quoted 338 598 499
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Staffordshire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Staffordshire

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Tamworth +3 3 £37,000 +32.14% 2
Stafford - 3 - -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £28,000 -
Test Analyst
West Midlands

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Staffordshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) ISEB
2 5 (41.67%) QA
2 5 (41.67%) SDLC
3 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) SDLC
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £29800 per annum + Pen, DIS, 5w hols
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £29800 per annum + Pen, DIS, 5w hols
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Staffordshire University
Salary: Grade 5, £23,164 - £26,829 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago