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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 115 123 120
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 8 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.41% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.17% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 5
Average salary £22,500 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.68% -8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1872 1801 1805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.36% 95.49% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1418 1488 1485
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Software Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Software Test Analyst
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -4 7 £22,500 -29.68%
Software Test Analyst
South East

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) Manual Testing
3 12 (63.16%) Test Scripting
4 11 (57.89%) HTML
4 11 (57.89%) XML
4 11 (57.89%) ISEB
5 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (47.37%) UNIX
5 9 (47.37%) Windows
5 9 (47.37%) Oracle
5 9 (47.37%) Web Services
5 9 (47.37%) Java
6 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
6 7 (36.84%) Selenium
7 6 (31.58%) QA
8 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
9 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
9 4 (21.05%) Finance
9 4 (21.05%) .NET
10 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
10 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
10 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
10 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
11 2 (10.53%) Web Testing
11 2 (10.53%) Test Management
11 2 (10.53%) Marketing
11 2 (10.53%) JSON
11 2 (10.53%) WCF
11 2 (10.53%) LINQ

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) Jasmine
3 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 2 (10.53%) Grunt
4 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (5.26%) FogBugz
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) HTML
1 11 (57.89%) XML
2 9 (47.37%) Web Services
3 4 (21.05%) .NET
4 2 (10.53%) JSON
4 2 (10.53%) WCF
4 2 (10.53%) LINQ
4 2 (10.53%) jQuery
4 2 (10.53%) Sass
4 2 (10.53%) CSS
4 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) FMCG
1 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) UNIX
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Manual Testing
2 12 (63.16%) Test Scripting
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
6 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Web Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Test Management
7 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) System Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Kanban
7 2 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 2 (10.53%) Logistics
7 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.53%) MVC
8 1 (5.26%) Change Control
8 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) ISEB
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) VMware