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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 731 793 790
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 162 148 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 151 134 157
Median salary £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
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
88528 99311 104845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.41% 96.33% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75361 82800 86272
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +34 36 £32,750 -6.42% 4
West Midlands +17 29 £32,500 +35.41%
East of England +20 24 £35,000 +27.27%
London +33 21 £35,000 -30.00% 4
South West +15 21 £35,000 +27.27% 3
North West +24 17 £27,500 -19.11% 2
Yorkshire +18 8 £32,500 -13.33% 1
East Midlands +2 5 £45,000 +50.00%
North East - 1 £30,000 - 2
Software Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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.

1 192 (53.78%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (48.46%) QA
3 161 (45.10%) Software Testing
4 133 (37.25%) SQL
5 131 (36.69%) ISEB
6 125 (35.01%) Test Scripting
7 113 (31.65%) ISTQB
8 102 (28.57%) Manual Testing
9 87 (24.37%) Selenium
10 85 (23.81%) Test Automation
11 80 (22.41%) Java
12 76 (21.29%) Finance
13 75 (21.01%) Automation Testing
14 72 (20.17%) Automated Testing
15 71 (19.89%) SDLC
16 67 (18.77%) User Acceptance Testing
16 67 (18.77%) Microsoft
17 64 (17.93%) Scrum
18 59 (16.53%) C#
19 55 (15.41%) JIRA
20 54 (15.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 53 (14.85%) Degree
22 52 (14.57%) Regression Testing
23 48 (13.45%) BDD
24 43 (12.04%) SQL Server
25 38 (10.64%) WebDriver
26 37 (10.36%) TDD
27 36 (10.08%) Functional Testing
28 35 (9.80%) Windows
29 32 (8.96%) Oracle

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 5 (1.40%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.84%) Confluence
3 1 (0.28%) IIS
3 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (6.16%) MS Excel
1 22 (6.16%) MS Office
2 2 (0.56%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.84%) SaaS
2 2 (0.56%) Office 365
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.36%) LAN
1 12 (3.36%) WAN
2 1 (0.28%) Firewall
2 1 (0.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.32%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.52%) MySQL
4 5 (1.40%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.28%) Big Data
6 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 87 (24.37%) Selenium
2 55 (15.41%) JIRA
3 38 (10.64%) WebDriver
4 30 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (6.16%) HP UFT
6 19 (5.32%) Cucumber
7 18 (5.04%) Git (software)
8 16 (4.48%) SpecFlow
9 14 (3.92%) Visual Studio
10 13 (3.64%) LoadRunner
10 13 (3.64%) Subversion
11 10 (2.80%) Jenkins
11 10 (2.80%) JMeter
12 7 (1.96%) Appium
12 7 (1.96%) Bugzilla
12 7 (1.96%) JUnit
13 6 (1.68%) SoapUI
14 5 (1.40%) TestNG
15 4 (1.12%) Mercurial
15 4 (1.12%) WATIR
General
1 76 (21.29%) Finance
2 28 (7.84%) Retail
3 22 (6.16%) Banking
4 12 (3.36%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.08%) Games
6 7 (1.96%) Marketing
7 5 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.12%) Law
8 4 (1.12%) Legal
9 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.00%) XML
2 19 (5.32%) .NET
3 10 (2.80%) Web Services
4 8 (2.24%) J2EE
5 7 (1.96%) SOAP
6 6 (1.68%) HTML
6 6 (1.68%) JDBC
7 4 (1.12%) CSS
7 4 (1.12%) REST
8 2 (0.56%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.56%) RESTful
9 1 (0.28%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.28%) JSON
9 1 (0.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.44%) Mobile App
3 20 (5.60%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.08%) User Experience
5 10 (2.80%) Online Games
6 8 (2.24%) iPad
7 4 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.12%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.84%) FMCG
8 3 (0.84%) IVR
8 3 (0.84%) Spread Betting
9 2 (0.56%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (0.56%) BBC
9 2 (0.56%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.56%) New Media
10 1 (0.28%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.28%) EPoS
10 1 (0.28%) Fintech
10 1 (0.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.80%) Windows
2 32 (8.96%) Unix
3 23 (6.44%) Linux
4 14 (3.92%) Android
4 14 (3.92%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.12%) VMS
7 3 (0.84%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.28%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (53.78%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (45.10%) Software Testing
3 125 (35.01%) Test Scripting
4 102 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 85 (23.81%) Test Automation
6 75 (21.01%) Automation Testing
7 72 (20.17%) Automated Testing
8 71 (19.89%) SDLC
9 67 (18.77%) User Acceptance Testing
10 64 (17.93%) Scrum
11 52 (14.57%) Regression Testing
12 48 (13.45%) BDD
13 37 (10.36%) TDD
14 36 (10.08%) Functional Testing
15 29 (8.12%) E-Commerce
16 28 (7.84%) Performance Testing
17 25 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (7.00%) Integration Testing
17 25 (7.00%) Test Strategy
18 24 (6.72%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 133 (37.25%) SQL
2 80 (22.41%) Java
3 59 (16.53%) C#
4 15 (4.20%) C++
5 14 (3.92%) Ruby
5 14 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 9 (2.52%) Python
6 9 (2.52%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.96%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.40%) Perl
9 4 (1.12%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.12%) PHP
10 3 (0.84%) VBScript
11 2 (0.56%) VB
12 1 (0.28%) VC++
Qualifications
1 131 (36.69%) ISEB
2 113 (31.65%) ISTQB
3 54 (15.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 53 (14.85%) Degree
5 28 (7.84%) Security Cleared
6 21 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 14 (3.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (48.46%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) GAMP
2 1 (0.28%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) SCCM
2 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 67 (18.77%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.96%) Oracle
3 13 (3.64%) HP
4 2 (0.56%) BT
4 2 (0.56%) Intel Security
4 2 (0.56%) VMware
5 1 (0.28%) ATG
5 1 (0.28%) Borland
5 1 (0.28%) Cognos
5 1 (0.28%) Endeca
5 1 (0.28%) hybris
5 1 (0.28%) IBM
5 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.28%) Samsung
5 1 (0.28%) SAP
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