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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Analyst
Rank 119 121 118
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.061% 0.11% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.12% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
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
1541 1734 1749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.02% 96.93% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1206 1294 1397
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) RoboHelp
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 (20.00%) RoboHelp
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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