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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 238 244 288
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 18 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.14% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.14% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 4
Average salary £32,500 £27,750 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.11% -10.48%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
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
7490 6991 8676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.94% 94.65% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6172 6002 7381
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 +2 7 £40,000 +45.45%
Cambridgeshire - 7 £32,500 -
Essex 0 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Norfolk +10 1 - -
Bedfordshire -10 1 £31,500 +10.52% 1
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 25 (71.43%) SQL
2 20 (57.14%) ISEB
3 17 (48.57%) QA
4 16 (45.71%) Oracle
5 15 (42.86%) Regression Testing
5 15 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 15 (42.86%) Software Testing
6 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (40.00%) Test Scripting
7 12 (34.29%) Selenium
7 12 (34.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (28.57%) Scrum
10 9 (25.71%) ISTQB
10 9 (25.71%) .NET
10 9 (25.71%) Manual Testing
10 9 (25.71%) Test Strategy
11 8 (22.86%) UNIX
11 8 (22.86%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (22.86%) EFT
11 8 (22.86%) Data Mining
11 8 (22.86%) ATM
11 8 (22.86%) Usability Testing
11 8 (22.86%) Degree
11 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
12 7 (20.00%) JIRA
12 7 (20.00%) Web Testing
12 7 (20.00%) HTML
13 6 (17.14%) Windows
13 6 (17.14%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) ATM
2 5 (14.29%) HTTP
2 5 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) Data Mining
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Selenium
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.86%) JMeter
5 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.86%) TestNG
5 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.86%) LoadUI
General
1 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Banking
1 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) HTML
3 5 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) EFT
2 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.86%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) UNIX
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Regression Testing
1 15 (42.86%) Automated Testing
1 15 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 14 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 12 (34.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (28.57%) Scrum
6 9 (25.71%) Manual Testing
6 9 (25.71%) Test Strategy
7 8 (22.86%) Usability Testing
8 7 (20.00%) Web Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
9 5 (14.29%) TDD
9 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 4 (11.43%) Validation
11 3 (8.57%) Knowledge Management
11 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (5.71%) Functional Testing
12 2 (5.71%) Automation Testing
12 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) ISEB
2 9 (25.71%) ISTQB
3 8 (22.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (48.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Oracle
2 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
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