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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Analyst
Rank 790 821 778
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 93 75 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.067% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.071% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 85 72 93
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £45,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +8.33%
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
97732 105813 99744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80689 86627 83952
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,988
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +46 24 £45,000 +5.88%
South East +14 18 £31,000 +10.71% 3
East of England +19 14 £36,000 -10.00% 2
North West +17 11 £31,500 +5.00% 4
Yorkshire +5 8 £35,000 +40.00% 2
South West -21 5 £27,500 -12.00% 2
North East - 5 £23,750 -
East Midlands +16 4 £25,000 -4.76%
West Midlands -33 4 £33,750 +12.50% 1
Software Test Analyst
UK

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 114 (58.76%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (56.19%) Software Testing
3 94 (48.45%) QA
4 90 (46.39%) ISEB
5 82 (42.27%) SQL
6 57 (29.38%) Manual Testing
7 55 (28.35%) ISTQB
8 48 (24.74%) Test Scripting
9 47 (24.23%) Selenium
10 45 (23.20%) Microsoft
11 44 (22.68%) Scrum
12 41 (21.13%) Test Automation
13 39 (20.10%) User Acceptance Testing
13 39 (20.10%) Automated Testing
14 37 (19.07%) Finance
14 37 (19.07%) C#
14 37 (19.07%) Degree
15 34 (17.53%) Team Foundation Server
15 34 (17.53%) Visual Studio
16 33 (17.01%) SQL Server
17 32 (16.49%) .NET
17 32 (16.49%) MS Excel
18 29 (14.95%) Windows
19 22 (11.34%) Java
19 22 (11.34%) Automation Testing
19 22 (11.34%) Integration Testing
20 21 (10.82%) QuickTest Pro
21 20 (10.31%) E-Commerce
21 20 (10.31%) Computer Science
22 18 (9.28%) System Testing

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.55%) IIS
3 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (16.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS Project
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) RoboHelp
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.09%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.55%) Internet
3 2 (1.03%) SSH
4 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.01%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.70%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.55%) MySQL
4 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 47 (24.23%) Selenium
2 34 (17.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (17.53%) Visual Studio
3 21 (10.82%) QuickTest Pro
4 14 (7.22%) JIRA
5 12 (6.19%) Cucumber
6 11 (5.67%) WebDriver
7 9 (4.64%) TestComplete
8 4 (2.06%) Subversion
8 4 (2.06%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (1.55%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.55%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.55%) TestPartner
9 3 (1.55%) JUnit
10 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.03%) JMeter
10 2 (1.03%) Toad
10 2 (1.03%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.52%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
General
1 37 (19.07%) Finance
2 13 (6.70%) Banking
2 13 (6.70%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.61%) Retail Banking
3 7 (3.61%) Retail
3 7 (3.61%) Law
4 3 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.03%) Back Office
5 2 (1.03%) Billing
5 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.03%) Advertising
5 2 (1.03%) Games
5 2 (1.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.49%) .NET
2 6 (3.09%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.58%) Web Services
3 5 (2.58%) .NET Framework
3 5 (2.58%) HTML
4 4 (2.06%) WPF
5 2 (1.03%) Silverlight
5 2 (1.03%) RESTful
5 2 (1.03%) HTML5
5 2 (1.03%) WinForms
6 1 (0.52%) Ajax
6 1 (0.52%) XML
6 1 (0.52%) CSS
6 1 (0.52%) SOAP
6 1 (0.52%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.31%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.12%) Open Source
4 6 (3.09%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.06%) User Experience
6 3 (1.55%) Social Network
6 3 (1.55%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.03%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) NHS
8 1 (0.52%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.52%) Physics
8 1 (0.52%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.95%) Windows
2 8 (4.12%) Apple iOS
3 7 (3.61%) UNIX
3 7 (3.61%) Android
4 3 (1.55%) Windows Vista
4 3 (1.55%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.55%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.03%) Linux
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (58.76%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (56.19%) Software Testing
3 57 (29.38%) Manual Testing
4 48 (24.74%) Test Scripting
5 44 (22.68%) Scrum
6 41 (21.13%) Test Automation
7 39 (20.10%) User Acceptance Testing
7 39 (20.10%) Automated Testing
8 22 (11.34%) Integration Testing
8 22 (11.34%) Automation Testing
9 20 (10.31%) E-Commerce
10 18 (9.28%) System Testing
11 17 (8.76%) Regression Testing
11 17 (8.76%) Migration
12 14 (7.22%) Validation
13 13 (6.70%) Test Planning
13 13 (6.70%) Mentoring
14 12 (6.19%) Functional Testing
14 12 (6.19%) Performance Testing
15 11 (5.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 82 (42.27%) SQL
2 37 (19.07%) C#
3 22 (11.34%) Java
4 10 (5.15%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.12%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.58%) Ruby
7 4 (2.06%) VB
8 3 (1.55%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.55%) VBScript
9 2 (1.03%) C++
9 2 (1.03%) Groovy
9 2 (1.03%) C
10 1 (0.52%) R
10 1 (0.52%) Python
10 1 (0.52%) Perl
10 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 90 (46.39%) ISEB
2 55 (28.35%) ISTQB
3 37 (19.07%) Degree
4 10 (5.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (3.61%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.03%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (48.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (6.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (23.20%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.15%) Oracle
3 9 (4.64%) HP
4 6 (3.09%) VMware
5 1 (0.52%) Aquila
5 1 (0.52%) Google
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