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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Analyst
Rank 123 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.058% 0.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £28,250
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +15.04%
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
1651 1655 1729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.94% 96.28% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1316 1290 1406
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) RoboHelp
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) C

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (33.33%) RoboHelp
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft