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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 225 254 252
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 21 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 22
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £22,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,750 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
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
6144 7136 7693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.35% 96.19% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5244 6003 6328
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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 17 £32,500 +36.84% 1
Hertfordshire +11 1 - -
Essex +8 1 £45,000 +63.63%
Cambridgeshire +6 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Bedfordshire - 1 £36,000 -
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 28 (75.68%) QA
2 22 (59.46%) Manual Testing
2 22 (59.46%) ISEB
3 21 (56.76%) ISTQB
4 18 (48.65%) Automation Testing
5 14 (37.84%) Java
6 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (29.73%) C#
7 11 (29.73%) SDLC
8 10 (27.03%) Games
8 10 (27.03%) Online Games
9 9 (24.32%) Software Testing
9 9 (24.32%) SQL
10 8 (21.62%) Finance
10 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
11 6 (16.22%) Scrum
12 5 (13.51%) Regression Testing
12 5 (13.51%) Selenium
12 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
12 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
13 4 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
13 4 (10.81%) Degree
13 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
14 3 (8.11%) Windows
14 3 (8.11%) Validation
14 3 (8.11%) Oracle
14 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
14 3 (8.11%) Retail
14 3 (8.11%) System Testing

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 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Selenium
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 10 (27.03%) Games
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Online Games
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) EPoS
3 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Manual Testing
2 18 (48.65%) Automation Testing
3 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (29.73%) SDLC
5 9 (24.32%) Software Testing
6 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Scrum
8 5 (13.51%) Regression Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
8 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
9 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
10 3 (8.11%) Software Delivery
10 3 (8.11%) System Testing
10 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Validation
10 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
11 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (5.41%) Knowledge Management
11 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (5.41%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) Java
2 11 (29.73%) C#
3 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) ISEB
2 21 (56.76%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.81%) Degree
3 4 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (75.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com