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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 760 780 810
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 114 65 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.064% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.068% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 99 63 65
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103361 95969 105981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.24% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85252 80299 91558
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 £26,250 £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 25 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 25 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 31 £32,500 +1.56% 2
East of England 0 18 £32,500 +16.07% 2
North West +7 16 £30,000 +13.20% 1
East Midlands +3 16 £27,500 - 1
London -33 16 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South West -3 11 £30,000 -5.51% 3
West Midlands -1 10 £28,500 +3.63% 1
Yorkshire -37 3 £26,000 -13.33%
North East - 1 £26,000 -
Software Test Analyst
UK

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 99 (51.83%) Software Testing
2 96 (50.26%) SQL
3 83 (43.46%) Automated Testing
4 76 (39.79%) ISEB
5 68 (35.60%) QA
6 67 (35.08%) .NET
7 57 (29.84%) Test Scripting
8 55 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (26.70%) Selenium
10 50 (26.18%) Scrum
10 50 (26.18%) Microsoft
11 44 (23.04%) ISTQB
12 39 (20.42%) Degree
13 36 (18.85%) User Acceptance Testing
13 36 (18.85%) Java
14 33 (17.28%) SQL Server
15 31 (16.23%) Visual Studio
16 27 (14.14%) Oracle
16 27 (14.14%) Manual Testing
17 26 (13.61%) C#
18 25 (13.09%) Windows
18 25 (13.09%) MS Excel
19 24 (12.57%) HTML
20 22 (11.52%) Finance
21 20 (10.47%) Regression Testing
22 19 (9.95%) Test Automation
23 18 (9.42%) Unit Testing
23 18 (9.42%) Web Testing
23 18 (9.42%) Test Strategy
23 18 (9.42%) XML

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 25 (13.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.14%) MS Office
3 5 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.19%) ATM
1 8 (4.19%) Internet
2 5 (2.62%) HTTP
3 3 (1.57%) Firewall
4 2 (1.05%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.19%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.05%) MySQL
5 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 51 (26.70%) Selenium
2 31 (16.23%) Visual Studio
3 14 (7.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (6.28%) TestComplete
5 10 (5.24%) JIRA
6 8 (4.19%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (3.66%) NUnit
8 5 (2.62%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.09%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.09%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.57%) JMeter
10 3 (1.57%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (1.57%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (1.57%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (1.05%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.05%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.05%) Grunt
11 2 (1.05%) TestNG
11 2 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 22 (11.52%) Finance
2 9 (4.71%) Banking
3 6 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.62%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.09%) Marketing
6 2 (1.05%) Games
6 2 (1.05%) Retail
7 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.52%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.52%) Publishing
7 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (35.08%) .NET
2 24 (12.57%) HTML
3 18 (9.42%) XML
4 13 (6.81%) Web Services
5 8 (4.19%) ASP.NET
6 7 (3.66%) CSS
6 7 (3.66%) SOAP
7 3 (1.57%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.05%) JSON
8 2 (1.05%) WCF
8 2 (1.05%) LINQ
8 2 (1.05%) jQuery
8 2 (1.05%) Backbone.js
8 2 (1.05%) Sass
8 2 (1.05%) XSD
8 2 (1.05%) WSDL
9 1 (0.52%) Middleware
9 1 (0.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.85%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.19%) EFT
3 7 (3.66%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.57%) NHS
4 3 (1.57%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.05%) FMCG
5 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.52%) Online Games
6 1 (0.52%) Replication
6 1 (0.52%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.52%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.09%) Windows
2 16 (8.38%) UNIX
3 7 (3.66%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.62%) Mac OS
4 5 (2.62%) Linux
5 3 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.57%) Android
6 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (51.83%) Software Testing
2 83 (43.46%) Automated Testing
3 57 (29.84%) Test Scripting
4 55 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (26.18%) Scrum
6 36 (18.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 27 (14.14%) Manual Testing
8 20 (10.47%) Regression Testing
9 19 (9.95%) Test Automation
10 18 (9.42%) Test Strategy
10 18 (9.42%) Unit Testing
10 18 (9.42%) Web Testing
11 16 (8.38%) Performance Testing
12 11 (5.76%) Test Management
13 10 (5.24%) Quality Management
13 10 (5.24%) Usability Testing
13 10 (5.24%) TDD
14 9 (4.71%) Migration
15 8 (4.19%) Load Testing
15 8 (4.19%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 96 (50.26%) SQL
2 36 (18.85%) Java
3 26 (13.61%) C#
4 14 (7.33%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.71%) Shell Script
6 8 (4.19%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.66%) VB
8 6 (3.14%) PHP
8 6 (3.14%) C++
8 6 (3.14%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.52%) VBScript
9 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.52%) VBA
9 1 (0.52%) Python
9 1 (0.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 76 (39.79%) ISEB
2 44 (23.04%) ISTQB
3 39 (20.42%) Degree
4 16 (8.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.05%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (35.60%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (26.18%) Microsoft
2 27 (14.14%) Oracle
3 5 (2.62%) VMware
4 1 (0.52%) ION Trading
4 1 (0.52%) Telerik
4 1 (0.52%) Apple
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