The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 754 769 801
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 115 60 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.059% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.063% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 99 57 65
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103175 95734 105673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.21% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84966 79988 91183
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Test Analyst
UK

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Software Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Test Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst across the England region.

Software Test Analyst Salary Trend in England

Software Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Software Test Analyst Salary Histogram in England

Software Test Analyst
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 31 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
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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
South East +4 33 £32,500 - 2
East of England -2 17 £32,500 +18.18% 3
London -29 16 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North West +3 15 £30,000 +13.20% 2
East Midlands -1 15 £26,750 +1.90%
South West -3 12 £30,000 -5.51% 2
West Midlands -2 10 £28,500 +3.63% 1
Yorkshire -25 4 £25,500 -18.40%
North East - 1 £26,000 -
Software Test Analyst
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Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 101 (52.33%) Software Testing
2 99 (51.30%) SQL
3 83 (43.01%) Automated Testing
4 79 (40.93%) ISEB
5 68 (35.23%) .NET
6 66 (34.20%) QA
7 58 (30.05%) Test Scripting
8 56 (29.02%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (26.94%) Microsoft
10 50 (25.91%) Selenium
11 49 (25.39%) Scrum
12 45 (23.32%) ISTQB
13 37 (19.17%) Degree
14 36 (18.65%) User Acceptance Testing
15 35 (18.13%) Java
16 33 (17.10%) SQL Server
17 30 (15.54%) Visual Studio
18 28 (14.51%) Oracle
19 27 (13.99%) Windows
19 27 (13.99%) Manual Testing
20 26 (13.47%) C#
20 26 (13.47%) MS Excel
21 25 (12.95%) HTML
22 23 (11.92%) Finance
23 20 (10.36%) Regression Testing
23 20 (10.36%) XML
24 19 (9.84%) Web Testing
24 19 (9.84%) Test Automation
25 18 (9.33%) Unit Testing
25 18 (9.33%) UNIX

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 (0.52%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (13.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.11%) MS Office
3 5 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.15%) ATM
2 7 (3.63%) Internet
3 5 (2.59%) HTTP
4 3 (1.55%) Firewall
5 2 (1.04%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.15%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.04%) MySQL
4 2 (1.04%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 50 (25.91%) Selenium
2 30 (15.54%) Visual Studio
3 15 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (5.70%) TestComplete
5 10 (5.18%) JIRA
6 8 (4.15%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (3.63%) NUnit
8 5 (2.59%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.07%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (2.07%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.55%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (1.55%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (1.55%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (1.55%) JMeter
11 2 (1.04%) Subversion
11 2 (1.04%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (1.04%) TestNG
11 2 (1.04%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.04%) Grunt
11 2 (1.04%) Jasmine
General
1 23 (11.92%) Finance
2 10 (5.18%) Banking
3 8 (4.15%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.59%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.07%) Marketing
6 2 (1.04%) Games
6 2 (1.04%) Retail
7 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.52%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (35.23%) .NET
2 25 (12.95%) HTML
3 20 (10.36%) XML
4 15 (7.77%) Web Services
5 8 (4.15%) SOAP
5 8 (4.15%) ASP.NET
6 7 (3.63%) CSS
7 3 (1.55%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.55%) XSD
7 3 (1.55%) WSDL
8 2 (1.04%) jQuery
8 2 (1.04%) JSON
8 2 (1.04%) WCF
8 2 (1.04%) LINQ
8 2 (1.04%) Sass
8 2 (1.04%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.52%) J2EE
9 1 (0.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.25%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.15%) EFT
3 7 (3.63%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.55%) NHS
4 3 (1.55%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.04%) FMCG
5 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.52%) Biotechnology
6 1 (0.52%) Online Games
6 1 (0.52%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.52%) Replication
6 1 (0.52%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.99%) Windows
2 18 (9.33%) UNIX
3 7 (3.63%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.59%) Mac OS
5 4 (2.07%) Linux
6 3 (1.55%) Android
6 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (52.33%) Software Testing
2 83 (43.01%) Automated Testing
3 58 (30.05%) Test Scripting
4 56 (29.02%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (25.39%) Scrum
6 36 (18.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 27 (13.99%) Manual Testing
8 20 (10.36%) Regression Testing
9 19 (9.84%) Web Testing
9 19 (9.84%) Test Automation
10 18 (9.33%) Unit Testing
11 17 (8.81%) Test Strategy
12 14 (7.25%) Performance Testing
13 11 (5.70%) Usability Testing
13 11 (5.70%) Test Management
14 10 (5.18%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (5.18%) Migration
14 10 (5.18%) Quality Management
15 9 (4.66%) TDD
16 8 (4.15%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 99 (51.30%) SQL
2 35 (18.13%) Java
3 26 (13.47%) C#
4 14 (7.25%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.66%) Shell Script
6 8 (4.15%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.63%) VB
7 7 (3.63%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.11%) C++
8 6 (3.11%) PHP
9 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.52%) VBScript
9 1 (0.52%) Python
9 1 (0.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 79 (40.93%) ISEB
2 45 (23.32%) ISTQB
3 37 (19.17%) Degree
4 17 (8.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (34.20%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (26.94%) Microsoft
2 28 (14.51%) Oracle
3 5 (2.59%) VMware
4 1 (0.52%) Apple
4 1 (0.52%) Telerik
4 1 (0.52%) ION Trading
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