Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wolverhampton during the 6 months to 21 November 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 > Wolverhampton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 24 35
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 1.81% 5.62% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 5.78% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 4
Wolverhampton median annual salary £31,500 £27,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.60% -27.33% +36.36%
10th Percentile £27,900 £25,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £34,300 £33,750 £38,750
West Midlands median annual salary £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -4.62% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Wolverhampton
Permanent vacancies in Wolverhampton with a recognized job title 165 173 230
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.40% 97.19% 98.71%
Number of salaries quoted 139 155 188
Wolverhampton median annual salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.43% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £26,000 £20,000 £21,600
90th Percentile £60,850 £53,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wolverhampton

Job postings that featured Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton.

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Wolverhampton

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Wolverhampton

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Wolverhampton region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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 (33.33%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft