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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 255 233 279
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 12 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.15% 0.22% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.23% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 7
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £41,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
7518 6602 8652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.60% 96.39% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6170 5312 7504
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 -19 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Essex - 4 £35,000 -
Suffolk +7 3 £27,000 -1.81% 1
Cambridgeshire -15 1 £25,000 -25.92%
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (51.72%) Software Testing
3 15 (51.72%) Manual Testing
4 13 (44.83%) QA
5 11 (37.93%) ISEB
5 11 (37.93%) Automated Testing
5 11 (37.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
6 8 (27.59%) Selenium
7 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
7 7 (24.14%) Oracle
7 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
7 7 (24.14%) Regression Testing
7 7 (24.14%) Validation
7 7 (24.14%) Scrum
8 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
8 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
8 6 (20.69%) Windows
8 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
8 6 (20.69%) Degree
9 5 (17.24%) .NET
9 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (13.79%) UNIX
10 4 (13.79%) JMeter
10 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
10 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (13.79%) Knowledge Management
11 3 (10.34%) Web Testing
11 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) ATM
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Selenium
2 4 (13.79%) JMeter
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (10.34%) JIRA
4 2 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.45%) Subversion
5 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
1 3 (10.34%) Banking
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
1 3 (10.34%) Retail Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) EFT
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Software Testing
2 15 (51.72%) Manual Testing
3 11 (37.93%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (37.93%) Automated Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Regression Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Validation
4 7 (24.14%) Scrum
5 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
5 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.79%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (10.34%) Web Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Usability Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
7 3 (10.34%) Automation Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Test Planning
8 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing
8 2 (6.90%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) ISEB
2 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
2 6 (20.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago