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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 249 262 267
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 17 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.24% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 20
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £23,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
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
6692 7393 8387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.71% 97.57% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5507 6054 6962
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
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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 +19 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Cambridgeshire +1 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Essex 0 5 £42,500 -10.52%
Suffolk +5 1 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Bedfordshire -3 1 - - 1
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 24 (77.42%) QA
2 18 (58.06%) Software Testing
3 14 (45.16%) SQL
4 12 (38.71%) ISTQB
4 12 (38.71%) Automated Testing
4 12 (38.71%) Test Scripting
5 10 (32.26%) Manual Testing
5 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (32.26%) ISEB
5 10 (32.26%) Finance
6 9 (29.03%) Java
6 9 (29.03%) Selenium
6 9 (29.03%) Automation Testing
7 8 (25.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
9 6 (19.35%) Validation
9 6 (19.35%) Unix
9 6 (19.35%) Degree
9 6 (19.35%) SDLC
10 5 (16.13%) BDD
10 5 (16.13%) Software Delivery
10 5 (16.13%) J2EE
10 5 (16.13%) Oracle
10 5 (16.13%) Scrum
10 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
11 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
11 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
11 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
11 4 (12.90%) Windows
11 4 (12.90%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Selenium
2 4 (12.90%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.23%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) iGaming
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Automotive
4 1 (3.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) J2EE
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Unix
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Software Testing
2 12 (38.71%) Automated Testing
2 12 (38.71%) Test Scripting
3 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) Manual Testing
4 9 (29.03%) Automation Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
6 6 (19.35%) SDLC
6 6 (19.35%) Validation
7 5 (16.13%) BDD
7 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Scrum
7 5 (16.13%) Software Delivery
8 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.90%) TDD
8 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Wealth Management
9 3 (9.68%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (9.68%) Quality Management
9 3 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) Python
3 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) ISTQB
2 10 (32.26%) ISEB
3 8 (25.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (19.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (77.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
Luton, Bedfordshire
Metaskil
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 5 days ago