The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 736 762 837
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 195 174 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 189 162 127
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,100 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Software Test Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93191 100011 107473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.55% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79083 82449 87918
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 29 April 2016.

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 29 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
South East +37 36 £32,500 -23.30% 3
London +11 35 £48,750 +8.33% 5
West Midlands +10 34 £36,250 +11.53%
Yorkshire +7 26 £30,000 -14.28% 3
North West +7 23 £30,000 - 6
South West +7 20 £32,500 -7.14% 2
East of England +6 17 £38,250 +9.28% 2
North East -3 2 £30,000 +26.31% 1
East Midlands -6 2 £31,000 +24.00% 1
Software Test Analyst
UK

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 187 (58.07%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (55.28%) QA
3 166 (51.55%) Software Testing
4 123 (38.20%) SQL
5 114 (35.40%) Test Scripting
6 110 (34.16%) ISEB
7 96 (29.81%) ISTQB
8 87 (27.02%) Manual Testing
9 83 (25.78%) Selenium
10 76 (23.60%) Finance
10 76 (23.60%) Automation Testing
11 69 (21.43%) Test Automation
12 66 (20.50%) Scrum
13 63 (19.57%) Automated Testing
14 62 (19.25%) User Acceptance Testing
14 62 (19.25%) Java
15 57 (17.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 57 (17.70%) BDD
16 56 (17.39%) JIRA
17 52 (16.15%) Microsoft
18 49 (15.22%) Functional Testing
19 48 (14.91%) Regression Testing
19 48 (14.91%) Degree
20 47 (14.60%) SDLC
21 44 (13.66%) C#
22 43 (13.35%) TDD
23 40 (12.42%) SQL Server
24 32 (9.94%) Integration Testing
24 32 (9.94%) E-Commerce
25 31 (9.63%) Team Foundation Server

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (1.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.62%) Confluence
3 1 (0.31%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) Maya
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.62%) SaaS
2 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.31%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.86%) LAN
1 6 (1.86%) WAN
2 1 (0.31%) Firewall
2 1 (0.31%) HTTP
2 1 (0.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.80%) MySQL
4 5 (1.55%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 83 (25.78%) Selenium
2 56 (17.39%) JIRA
3 31 (9.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (9.32%) WebDriver
5 21 (6.52%) Cucumber
5 21 (6.52%) Git (software)
6 20 (6.21%) HP UFT
7 19 (5.90%) SpecFlow
8 18 (5.59%) Subversion
9 12 (3.73%) Bugzilla
9 12 (3.73%) SoapUI
10 11 (3.42%) Jenkins
11 7 (2.17%) LoadRunner
12 6 (1.86%) JUnit
12 6 (1.86%) Visual Studio
13 5 (1.55%) Ant
13 5 (1.55%) Hudson
13 5 (1.55%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.55%) RSpec
13 5 (1.55%) WATIR
General
1 76 (23.60%) Finance
2 21 (6.52%) Retail
3 11 (3.42%) Banking
4 4 (1.24%) Games
4 4 (1.24%) iGaming
4 4 (1.24%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.24%) Marketing
4 4 (1.24%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.93%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.62%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.62%) Law
7 1 (0.31%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) Automotive
7 1 (0.31%) Billing
7 1 (0.31%) Electronics
7 1 (0.31%) Front Office
7 1 (0.31%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.52%) .NET
2 14 (4.35%) Web Services
3 11 (3.42%) J2EE
3 11 (3.42%) XML
4 10 (3.11%) SOAP
5 6 (1.86%) HTML
5 6 (1.86%) JDBC
6 5 (1.55%) REST
7 3 (0.93%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.93%) CSS
7 3 (0.93%) Flash
7 3 (0.93%) HTML5
7 3 (0.93%) RESTful
8 2 (0.62%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.62%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.31%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.31%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.76%) Mobile App
3 23 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (1.55%) User Experience
5 4 (1.24%) Derivative
5 4 (1.24%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (1.24%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.24%) iPad
5 4 (1.24%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.93%) IVR
6 3 (0.93%) PMI
6 3 (0.93%) Reinsurance
6 3 (0.93%) Spread Betting
7 2 (0.62%) FMCG
7 2 (0.62%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.31%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.31%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.31%) iPhone
8 1 (0.31%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.07%) Windows
2 19 (5.90%) Unix
3 13 (4.04%) Linux
4 8 (2.48%) Android
5 7 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.24%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.93%) VMS
7 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (58.07%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (51.55%) Software Testing
3 114 (35.40%) Test Scripting
4 87 (27.02%) Manual Testing
5 76 (23.60%) Automation Testing
6 69 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 66 (20.50%) Scrum
8 63 (19.57%) Automated Testing
9 62 (19.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 57 (17.70%) BDD
11 49 (15.22%) Functional Testing
12 48 (14.91%) Regression Testing
13 47 (14.60%) SDLC
14 43 (13.35%) TDD
15 32 (9.94%) E-Commerce
15 32 (9.94%) Integration Testing
16 31 (9.63%) Test Strategy
17 25 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (6.52%) Non-Functional Testing
19 19 (5.90%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (38.20%) SQL
2 62 (19.25%) Java
3 44 (13.66%) C#
4 15 (4.66%) Ruby
5 11 (3.42%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.48%) C++
7 7 (2.17%) Perl
8 6 (1.86%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.86%) Python
9 4 (1.24%) PHP
9 4 (1.24%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.93%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.62%) VBScript
12 1 (0.31%) VB
12 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 110 (34.16%) ISEB
2 96 (29.81%) ISTQB
3 57 (17.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 48 (14.91%) Degree
5 15 (4.66%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.48%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.86%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.93%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (55.28%) QA
2 2 (0.62%) SDET
Systems Management
1 18 (5.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (16.15%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.14%) Oracle
3 9 (2.80%) HP
4 1 (0.31%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.31%) Cognos
4 1 (0.31%) FXall
4 1 (0.31%) IBM
4 1 (0.31%) MarketAxess
4 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.31%) SAP
4 1 (0.31%) Tradeweb
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