The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Software Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Analyst
North West / Cheshire
Rank 85 103 114
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 2 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.15% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.16% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 14
Median salary £27,750 £31,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.20% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £28,250 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £34,250 £28,550
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
964 1251 1821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.69% 95.35% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 780 1083 1434
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured Software Test Analyst in the job title.

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Chester - 2 £27,750 -
Software Test Analyst
North West

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Software 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 Cheshire region featuring Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) ISEB
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) QA
3 6 (60.00%) HP UFT
3 6 (60.00%) Release Management
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (60.00%) MSTest
3 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Advertising
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) Business Development
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) HP UFT
1 6 (60.00%) MSTest
1 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Advertising
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Release Management
2 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Business Development
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) HP Quality Center