The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 123 109 133
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 5 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.26% 0.060% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.064% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 6
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Software Test Analyst
North West

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
1812 1564 2128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.23% 93.99% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1453 1268 1839
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Wilmslow - 2 £32,500 -
Warrington - 1 £30,000 -
Software Test Analyst
North West

Software Test Analyst
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
1 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) V-Model
2 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Biotechnology
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (14.29%) ION Trading
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Finance

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) V-Model
2 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) ION Trading
Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago