The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 243 232 268
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 17 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.21% 0.20% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.21% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 3
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -25.33%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7625 7277 8180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.67% 94.62% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6371 6247 6974
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Test Analyst
England

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hertfordshire -5 8 £40,000 +6.66%
Cambridgeshire +2 6 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Suffolk +4 1 £35,000 +75.00%
Essex -7 1 £32,500 +16.07% 1
Bedfordshire -15 1 £31,500 +0.80%
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 23 (69.70%) SQL
2 18 (54.55%) ISEB
2 18 (54.55%) QA
3 15 (45.45%) Oracle
4 14 (42.42%) Test Scripting
5 13 (39.39%) Automated Testing
6 12 (36.36%) Software Testing
7 11 (33.33%) Selenium
7 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 10 (30.30%) Scrum
8 10 (30.30%) Test Strategy
9 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (24.24%) Usability Testing
10 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
10 8 (24.24%) Data Mining
10 8 (24.24%) ATM
10 8 (24.24%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (24.24%) EFT
10 8 (24.24%) Shell Script
10 8 (24.24%) UNIX
10 8 (24.24%) .NET
11 7 (21.21%) HTML
11 7 (21.21%) Degree
11 7 (21.21%) JIRA
11 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
12 6 (18.18%) Web Testing
12 6 (18.18%) TDD
13 5 (15.15%) Internet
13 5 (15.15%) Compatibility Testing

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) ATM
2 5 (15.15%) Internet
2 5 (15.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) Data Mining
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Selenium
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (21.21%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.03%) JMeter
4 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.03%) LoadUI
4 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.03%) TestNG
4 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 7 (21.21%) HTML
3 5 (15.15%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) EFT
2 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.03%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) UNIX
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Test Scripting
2 13 (39.39%) Automated Testing
3 12 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Scrum
4 10 (30.30%) Test Strategy
5 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (24.24%) Usability Testing
7 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Web Testing
8 6 (18.18%) TDD
9 5 (15.15%) Compatibility Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
11 3 (9.09%) Validation
12 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (6.06%) Automation Testing
12 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
12 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
12 2 (6.06%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) Shell Script
3 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.12%) Java
5 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.06%) C#
7 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) ISEB
2 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
3 7 (21.21%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) HND
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (54.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
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