The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 26 June 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 / Staffordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 64 71
Rank change year-on-year +18 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 18 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.42% 2.05% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.54% 2.11% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 5
Median salary £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.19% +2.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £22,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £35,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £33,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +2.98% -2.89%  

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 508 662 603
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 96.58% 96.93% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 419 586 523
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +5.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £49,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 26 June 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
Lichfield - 5 £34,500 -
Tamworth +1 4 - - 1
Stafford -6 4 £24,750 +17.85%
Stoke-on-Trent +20 2 £27,362 +1.33% 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - - 1
Test Analyst
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 15 (57.69%) ISTQB
2 14 (53.85%) QA
3 12 (46.15%) ISEB
4 11 (42.31%) Test Scripting
4 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
5 8 (30.77%) JIRA
5 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (26.92%) Retail
6 7 (26.92%) SQL
7 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
7 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
7 5 (19.23%) User Stories
7 5 (19.23%) Defect Management
8 4 (15.38%) Functional Testing
8 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Selenium
8 4 (15.38%) JMeter
8 4 (15.38%) Finance
8 4 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
9 3 (11.54%) XML
9 3 (11.54%) Unix
9 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
9 3 (11.54%) Degree
9 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) JIRA
2 4 (15.38%) JMeter
2 4 (15.38%) Selenium
3 3 (11.54%) TestRail
4 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.85%) MSTest
4 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (26.92%) Retail
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
1 11 (42.31%) Test Scripting
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Defect Management
3 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
3 5 (19.23%) User Stories
3 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
4 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 4 (15.38%) Functional Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
5 3 (11.54%) SDLC
5 3 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Test Management
6 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.69%) Web Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) ISTQB
2 12 (46.15%) ISEB
3 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (11.54%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (53.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, health, rewards etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago