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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 240 257 270
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 16 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 16
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,250 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £40,750
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
6335 7292 8228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.93% 97.64% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5335 6001 6841
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Cambridgeshire +1 5 £39,000 +11.42%
Suffolk +12 4 £35,000 +47.36%
Hertfordshire +14 3 £33,750 +12.50%
Essex +6 3 £42,500 -10.52%
Bedfordshire +9 1 - -
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 23 (79.31%) QA
2 14 (48.28%) Manual Testing
2 14 (48.28%) ISTQB
3 13 (44.83%) Software Testing
4 12 (41.38%) Java
4 12 (41.38%) Test Scripting
5 11 (37.93%) SQL
5 11 (37.93%) Finance
6 9 (31.03%) Automation Testing
7 8 (27.59%) ISEB
7 8 (27.59%) Automated Testing
7 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
9 6 (20.69%) Unix
9 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
9 6 (20.69%) Selenium
9 6 (20.69%) Degree
9 6 (20.69%) Software Delivery
9 6 (20.69%) SDLC
10 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (17.24%) J2EE
10 5 (17.24%) Oracle
11 4 (13.79%) C#
11 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
11 4 (13.79%) Validation
11 4 (13.79%) Games
11 4 (13.79%) Wealth Management
11 4 (13.79%) Online Games
11 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (10.34%) Relational Database

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 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Selenium
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Games
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) J2EE
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (13.79%) Online Games
2 1 (3.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Unix
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Manual Testing
2 13 (44.83%) Software Testing
3 12 (41.38%) Test Scripting
4 9 (31.03%) Automation Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) Automated Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
7 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
7 6 (20.69%) SDLC
7 6 (20.69%) Software Delivery
8 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
8 4 (13.79%) Validation
8 4 (13.79%) Wealth Management
9 3 (10.34%) Data Validation
9 3 (10.34%) Quality Management
9 3 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (10.34%) System Testing
10 2 (6.90%) BDD
10 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) Java
2 11 (37.93%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) Python
4 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) ISTQB
2 8 (27.59%) ISEB
3 6 (20.69%) Degree
4 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (79.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com