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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 102 106 108
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 2 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.15% 0.66% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.68% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 10
Average salary £31,250 £27,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £26,150 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £31,250 £29,350
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
1272 1753 1494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.64% 96.37% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 1432 1154
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016. 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
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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
Knutsford - 1 £35,000 -
Software Test Analyst
North West

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) MSTest
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MSTest
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) ION Trading
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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