The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Analyst
Rank - 121 132
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 0 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.60% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.63% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 4
Average salary - £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Software Test Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2151 2049 1968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.13% 93.90% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1663 1583 1699
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Software Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Software Test Analyst Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Software Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Test Analyst in their job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) ISEB
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 4 (30.77%) High Availability
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (30.77%) QA
4 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
4 4 (30.77%) WPF
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) CRM
5 3 (23.08%) Use Case
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 2 (15.38%) VMware

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Software Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) WPF
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) High Availability
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) Use Case
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Logistics
6 1 (7.69%) UML
6 1 (7.69%) OOP
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) OOD
6 1 (7.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) VMware