The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Analyst
Rank 242 246 236
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 13 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 12
Average salary £28,250 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.07% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £31,800
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
6998 7390 6799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.17% 96.22% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5930 6075 5828
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 31 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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 -2 6 £42,500 +6.25%
Essex -9 3 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Suffolk - 3 £22,500 -
Cambridgeshire +2 1 £29,000 -10.76%
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
1 17 (56.67%) SDLC
2 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (50.00%) QA
4 14 (46.67%) SQL
5 13 (43.33%) Scrum
5 13 (43.33%) Software Testing
6 12 (40.00%) Windows
7 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
7 11 (36.67%) ISEB
8 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
9 9 (30.00%) Selenium
9 9 (30.00%) ISTQB
9 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (26.67%) Finance
10 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
11 7 (23.33%) Manual Testing
12 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (20.00%) Wealth Management
12 6 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
12 6 (20.00%) Retail Banking
12 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
12 6 (20.00%) Banking
12 6 (20.00%) Retail
12 6 (20.00%) Web Services
12 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
12 6 (20.00%) Validation
12 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
12 6 (20.00%) Software Delivery
12 6 (20.00%) HP Quality Center

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Selenium
2 5 (16.67%) Subversion
3 3 (10.00%) VisiBroker
4 2 (6.67%) JIRA
4 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (3.33%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Retail Banking
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
2 6 (20.00%) Retail
2 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
1 17 (56.67%) SDLC
2 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (43.33%) Scrum
3 13 (43.33%) Software Testing
4 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 7 (23.33%) Manual Testing
6 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Wealth Management
6 6 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Validation
6 6 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 5 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Line Management
8 3 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (13.33%) Ruby
4 3 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) VBScript
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) ISEB
2 9 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
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