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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Analyst
Rank 795 828 777
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 87 97 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.086% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.090% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 77 85 87
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
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
95322 107194 96558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.63% 94.60% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 79211 88826 81230
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,500 £27,000
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +44 20 £45,000 +5.88% 2
East of England +20 17 £37,250 +10.37% 1
South East +3 16 £33,345 +12.08% 2
South West +7 14 £27,500 -15.38% 2
East Midlands +11 6 £25,000 -4.76%
Yorkshire +14 4 £34,500 +38.00%
North West -3 4 £35,000 +16.66% 1
West Midlands -5 4 £40,000 +77.77%
North East - 2 - -
Software Test Analyst
UK

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 122 (61.00%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (55.50%) Software Testing
3 91 (45.50%) ISEB
3 91 (45.50%) QA
4 82 (41.00%) SQL
5 55 (27.50%) ISTQB
6 53 (26.50%) Test Scripting
7 52 (26.00%) Manual Testing
8 46 (23.00%) Test Automation
9 43 (21.50%) Selenium
9 43 (21.50%) Scrum
10 41 (20.50%) Microsoft
11 40 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 39 (19.50%) Visual Studio
12 39 (19.50%) Finance
13 37 (18.50%) Windows
13 37 (18.50%) C#
13 37 (18.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 37 (18.50%) SDLC
14 36 (18.00%) Degree
14 36 (18.00%) Automated Testing
15 35 (17.50%) .NET
16 32 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
17 31 (15.50%) MS Excel
18 27 (13.50%) Automation Testing
19 23 (11.50%) Java
20 22 (11.00%) QuickTest Pro
21 20 (10.00%) Regression Testing
21 20 (10.00%) Performance Testing
21 20 (10.00%) Integration Testing

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 13 (6.50%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.00%) IIS
3 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (15.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS Project
3 1 (0.50%) RoboHelp
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.00%) SSH
2 2 (1.00%) Internet
3 1 (0.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.50%) MySQL
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 43 (21.50%) Selenium
2 39 (19.50%) Visual Studio
3 32 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (11.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 14 (7.00%) JIRA
6 12 (6.00%) Cucumber
7 11 (5.50%) WebDriver
8 7 (3.50%) TestComplete
9 4 (2.00%) Subversion
10 3 (1.50%) JUnit
10 3 (1.50%) TestPartner
10 3 (1.50%) JMeter
10 3 (1.50%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.50%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (1.50%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.00%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.00%) Toad
12 1 (0.50%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.50%) SilkTest
12 1 (0.50%) Bugzilla
General
1 39 (19.50%) Finance
2 13 (6.50%) Banking
3 12 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.00%) Retail Banking
4 6 (3.00%) Retail
4 6 (3.00%) Law
5 3 (1.50%) Games
6 2 (1.00%) Marketing
6 2 (1.00%) Back Office
6 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.00%) Advertising
6 2 (1.00%) Billing
6 2 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.50%) .NET
2 6 (3.00%) Web Services
3 5 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.00%) WPF
4 4 (2.00%) HTML
5 2 (1.00%) Silverlight
5 2 (1.00%) RESTful
5 2 (1.00%) HTML5
5 2 (1.00%) WinForms
6 1 (0.50%) CSS
6 1 (0.50%) SOAP
6 1 (0.50%) XML
6 1 (0.50%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.00%) User Experience
5 3 (1.50%) Social Network
6 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.50%) NHS
7 1 (0.50%) Physics
7 1 (0.50%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.50%) Windows
2 8 (4.00%) UNIX
3 6 (3.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.50%) Android
5 3 (1.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.50%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.00%) Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (61.00%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (55.50%) Software Testing
3 53 (26.50%) Test Scripting
4 52 (26.00%) Manual Testing
5 46 (23.00%) Test Automation
6 43 (21.50%) Scrum
7 37 (18.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 37 (18.50%) SDLC
8 36 (18.00%) Automated Testing
9 27 (13.50%) Automation Testing
10 20 (10.00%) Regression Testing
10 20 (10.00%) Performance Testing
10 20 (10.00%) Integration Testing
11 19 (9.50%) E-Commerce
12 16 (8.00%) Migration
13 14 (7.00%) Test Planning
13 14 (7.00%) Test Strategy
14 13 (6.50%) BDD
14 13 (6.50%) Mentoring
14 13 (6.50%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (41.00%) SQL
2 37 (18.50%) C#
3 23 (11.50%) Java
4 8 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.50%) Ruby
6 3 (1.50%) VBScript
6 3 (1.50%) VB
6 3 (1.50%) Groovy
7 2 (1.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.00%) C
7 2 (1.00%) C++
8 1 (0.50%) PHP
8 1 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 91 (45.50%) ISEB
2 55 (27.50%) ISTQB
3 36 (18.00%) Degree
4 14 (7.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (4.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (45.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (5.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (20.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.50%) Oracle
3 8 (4.00%) HP
4 5 (2.50%) VMware
5 1 (0.50%) Aquila
5 1 (0.50%) Google
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension, Annual Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Macclesfield
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £28 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago