The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Software Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 224 258 255
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 21 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.31% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 24
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £22,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Software Test Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6253 7330 7770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.07% 96.68% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5320 6112 6485
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Software Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Software Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst across the East of England region.

Software Test Analyst Salary Trend in the East of England

Software Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Software Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the East of England

Software Test Analyst
Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Suffolk +12 15 £35,000 +40.00% 2
Hertfordshire +16 2 £30,000 -7.69%
Cambridgeshire +13 2 £39,500 +5.33%
Essex 0 2 £45,000 +63.63%
Software Test Analyst
England

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 East of England region featuring Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (78.95%) QA
2 24 (63.16%) ISTQB
3 20 (52.63%) ISEB
4 19 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 16 (42.11%) Java
5 16 (42.11%) Automation Testing
6 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (28.95%) Software Testing
7 11 (28.95%) C#
7 11 (28.95%) Finance
7 11 (28.95%) SDLC
8 10 (26.32%) Games
8 10 (26.32%) SQL
8 10 (26.32%) Online Games
9 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
9 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
10 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
11 6 (15.79%) Selenium
11 6 (15.79%) Degree
11 6 (15.79%) Scrum
11 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
11 6 (15.79%) Software Delivery
12 5 (13.16%) Wealth Management
13 4 (10.53%) Retail
13 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
13 4 (10.53%) Validation
13 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
13 4 (10.53%) Unix
13 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Selenium
2 2 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Games
3 4 (10.53%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Online Games
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) EPoS
3 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Unix
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 16 (42.11%) Automation Testing
3 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.95%) SDLC
4 11 (28.95%) Software Testing
5 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
5 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
6 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
7 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Scrum
7 6 (15.79%) Software Delivery
8 5 (13.16%) Wealth Management
9 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
9 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
9 4 (10.53%) Validation
10 3 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
11 2 (5.26%) BDD
11 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) Java
2 11 (28.95%) C#
3 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 3 (7.89%) Python
5 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (63.16%) ISTQB
2 20 (52.63%) ISEB
3 6 (15.79%) Degree
4 4 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (78.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
Ipswich, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago