The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 119 120 125
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.054% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Average salary £25,000 £21,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -27.11%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.69%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1766 1830 1726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.72% 94.87% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1294 1438 1491
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Software Test Analyst
North West

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Software Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Software Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Software Test Analyst Salary Trend in Cheshire

Software Test Analyst
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
1 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) V-Model
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) NUnit
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) NUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) V-Model
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) HP