The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Software Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Analyst
UK / England
Rank 691 787 746
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 136 128 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 127 118 147
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £22,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,650 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
75025 89999 94835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.45% 96.53% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 62757 76295 79421
Median salary £47,500 £45,790 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.73% +1.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Software Test Analyst in the job title.

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 21 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +93 50 £35,000 +7.69% 6
South West +41 23 £32,500 - 5
East of England +14 13 £22,500 -19.64%
West Midlands -5 12 £35,000 -12.50% 2
London +50 10 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire +26 8 £25,500 -17.07%
North West -26 8 £29,500 -6.34% 2
East Midlands +7 7 £36,000 +60.00%
North East 0 5 £35,000 +21.73% 1
Software Test Analyst
UK

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Software Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 162 (54.73%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (47.64%) QA
3 140 (47.30%) ISEB
4 137 (46.28%) SQL
5 132 (44.59%) Software Testing
6 108 (36.49%) ISTQB
7 105 (35.47%) Test Scripting
8 91 (30.74%) Selenium
9 80 (27.03%) C#
10 78 (26.35%) SDLC
11 73 (24.66%) Test Automation
12 68 (22.97%) User Acceptance Testing
13 65 (21.96%) Automated Testing
14 64 (21.62%) Manual Testing
15 61 (20.61%) Microsoft
16 57 (19.26%) Regression Testing
16 57 (19.26%) Team Foundation Server
17 55 (18.58%) Scrum
18 53 (17.91%) Finance
18 53 (17.91%) .NET
19 50 (16.89%) Java
20 49 (16.55%) Automation Testing
21 47 (15.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 43 (14.53%) Performance Testing
23 42 (14.19%) Windows
24 40 (13.51%) SQL Server
25 38 (12.84%) BDD
26 35 (11.82%) Functional Testing
26 35 (11.82%) Degree
26 35 (11.82%) JIRA

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.04%) MS Office
3 8 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.68%) Mingle
5 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.03%) Lucidchart
2 2 (0.68%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.01%) LAN
1 3 (1.01%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.68%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.68%) MySQL
2 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 91 (30.74%) Selenium
2 57 (19.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (11.82%) JIRA
4 33 (11.15%) HP UFT
5 30 (10.14%) Cucumber
6 18 (6.08%) LoadRunner
6 18 (6.08%) WebDriver
7 17 (5.74%) SoapUI
8 14 (4.73%) Visual Studio
9 12 (4.05%) MSTest
10 11 (3.72%) Jenkins
10 11 (3.72%) JUnit
10 11 (3.72%) TestNG
11 7 (2.36%) Bugzilla
12 6 (2.03%) SpecFlow
12 6 (2.03%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.69%) JMeter
14 4 (1.35%) YouTrack
15 3 (1.01%) TestComplete
15 3 (1.01%) TestRail
General
1 53 (17.91%) Finance
2 18 (6.08%) Banking
2 18 (6.08%) Retail
3 9 (3.04%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.36%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.03%) Games
6 5 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.01%) Advertising
8 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (17.91%) .NET
2 17 (5.74%) XML
3 12 (4.05%) Web Services
4 9 (3.04%) Gherkin
5 8 (2.70%) CSS
5 8 (2.70%) HTML
6 7 (2.36%) JSON
7 6 (2.03%) SOAP
8 4 (1.35%) J2EE
9 3 (1.01%) WSDL
9 3 (1.01%) XSD
10 2 (0.68%) Behat
10 2 (0.68%) REST
11 1 (0.34%) CSS3
11 1 (0.34%) HTML5
11 1 (0.34%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.74%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.36%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.69%) NHS
6 3 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.68%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.68%) User Experience
8 1 (0.34%) FMCG
8 1 (0.34%) iPad
8 1 (0.34%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.19%) Windows
2 21 (7.09%) Apple iOS
3 18 (6.08%) Android
4 14 (4.73%) Unix
5 10 (3.38%) Linux
6 2 (0.68%) VMS
6 2 (0.68%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (54.73%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (44.59%) Software Testing
3 105 (35.47%) Test Scripting
4 78 (26.35%) SDLC
5 73 (24.66%) Test Automation
6 68 (22.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 65 (21.96%) Automated Testing
8 64 (21.62%) Manual Testing
9 57 (19.26%) Regression Testing
10 55 (18.58%) Scrum
11 49 (16.55%) Automation Testing
12 43 (14.53%) Performance Testing
13 38 (12.84%) BDD
14 35 (11.82%) Functional Testing
15 28 (9.46%) TDD
16 26 (8.78%) Integration Testing
17 22 (7.43%) Non-Functional Testing
18 21 (7.09%) User Stories
19 18 (6.08%) Software Engineering
19 18 (6.08%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 137 (46.28%) SQL
2 80 (27.03%) C#
3 50 (16.89%) Java
4 28 (9.46%) C++
5 8 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.70%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.01%) VB
7 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.68%) VBScript
8 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.34%) Perl
8 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.34%) Ruby
8 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 140 (47.30%) ISEB
2 108 (36.49%) ISTQB
3 47 (15.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 35 (11.82%) Degree
5 23 (7.77%) Security Cleared
6 19 (6.42%) DV Cleared
7 13 (4.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (47.64%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 25 (8.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (20.61%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.41%) Oracle
3 7 (2.36%) HP
4 6 (2.03%) SOASTA, Inc
5 4 (1.35%) BEA
6 3 (1.01%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.68%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.68%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.34%) SAP
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Hainton
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
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Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staffordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 34k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £41000 per annum + 5 weeks hol
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Matched Pension, Performance Related Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 16 days ago
Chester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Performance Related Bonuses
Posted: 18 days ago