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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 760 799 828
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 128 54 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.054% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.058% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 116 50 56
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 +9 42 £32,000 -24.70% 5
North West -3 20 £30,000 +13.20% 2
East Midlands -4 18 £26,000 -9.56% 1
East of England -7 18 £32,500 +18.18% 1
West Midlands +3 16 £27,500 -16.66% 2
South West -8 12 £30,000 +15.38% 2
London 0 9 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Yorkshire -44 4 £25,500 -15.00%
North East -5 1 £26,000 -
Software Test Analyst
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Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 121 (53.78%) Software Testing
2 115 (51.11%) SQL
3 99 (44.00%) Automated Testing
4 92 (40.89%) ISEB
5 72 (32.00%) QA
6 70 (31.11%) .NET
7 65 (28.89%) Test Scripting
8 64 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
9 59 (26.22%) Microsoft
10 56 (24.89%) Selenium
11 51 (22.67%) ISTQB
12 48 (21.33%) Scrum
13 47 (20.89%) Degree
14 43 (19.11%) Regression Testing
15 42 (18.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 42 (18.67%) Manual Testing
16 37 (16.44%) Oracle
16 37 (16.44%) Java
17 33 (14.67%) SQL Server
17 33 (14.67%) Visual Studio
17 33 (14.67%) Windows
17 33 (14.67%) Finance
18 28 (12.44%) MS Excel
19 25 (11.11%) HTML
20 23 (10.22%) C#
20 23 (10.22%) UNIX
21 22 (9.78%) XML
22 21 (9.33%) Test Automation
23 20 (8.89%) Web Testing
23 20 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 28 (12.44%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.11%) MS Office
3 6 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.56%) ATM
2 6 (2.67%) Internet
3 4 (1.78%) HTTP
4 3 (1.33%) Firewall
5 2 (0.89%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.56%) Data Mining
3 6 (2.67%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.22%) BusinessObjects XI
4 5 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.89%) MySQL
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 56 (24.89%) Selenium
2 33 (14.67%) Visual Studio
3 18 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (5.33%) TestComplete
5 11 (4.89%) JIRA
6 8 (3.56%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (3.11%) NUnit
8 6 (2.67%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (2.67%) WebDriver
9 5 (2.22%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (1.78%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.78%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.33%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (1.33%) JMeter
11 3 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.89%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.89%) Grunt
12 2 (0.89%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.89%) Subversion
12 2 (0.89%) Cucumber
General
1 33 (14.67%) Finance
2 13 (5.78%) Banking
3 10 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.22%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.78%) Marketing
6 2 (0.89%) Games
6 2 (0.89%) Retail
7 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.44%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Publishing
7 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (31.11%) .NET
2 25 (11.11%) HTML
3 22 (9.78%) XML
4 17 (7.56%) Web Services
5 8 (3.56%) SOAP
6 7 (3.11%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.67%) CSS
8 3 (1.33%) XSD
8 3 (1.33%) WSDL
8 3 (1.33%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.89%) JSON
9 2 (0.89%) WCF
9 2 (0.89%) LINQ
9 2 (0.89%) jQuery
9 2 (0.89%) Backbone.js
9 2 (0.89%) Sass
10 1 (0.44%) Middleware
10 1 (0.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.44%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.56%) EFT
3 6 (2.67%) Client/Server
3 6 (2.67%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.78%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.33%) NHS
5 3 (1.33%) Smartphone
6 2 (0.89%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.89%) Handset
6 2 (0.89%) FMCG
7 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.44%) Online Games
7 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.44%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.67%) Windows
2 23 (10.22%) UNIX
3 9 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.67%) Android
5 5 (2.22%) Mac OS
6 4 (1.78%) Linux
7 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (53.78%) Software Testing
2 99 (44.00%) Automated Testing
3 65 (28.89%) Test Scripting
4 64 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (21.33%) Scrum
6 43 (19.11%) Regression Testing
7 42 (18.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 42 (18.67%) Manual Testing
8 21 (9.33%) Test Automation
9 20 (8.89%) Web Testing
10 18 (8.00%) Unit Testing
10 18 (8.00%) Performance Testing
11 15 (6.67%) System Testing
11 15 (6.67%) Test Strategy
12 13 (5.78%) Test Management
12 13 (5.78%) Migration
13 12 (5.33%) Usability Testing
14 11 (4.89%) E-Commerce
14 11 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (4.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 115 (51.11%) SQL
2 37 (16.44%) Java
3 23 (10.22%) C#
4 14 (6.22%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 8 (3.56%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.11%) VB
7 7 (3.11%) T-SQL
7 7 (3.11%) PHP
8 6 (2.67%) C++
9 3 (1.33%) Perl
9 3 (1.33%) Python
10 1 (0.44%) VB6
10 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 92 (40.89%) ISEB
2 51 (22.67%) ISTQB
3 47 (20.89%) Degree
4 20 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (32.00%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) GAMP
System Software
1 5 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (26.22%) Microsoft
2 37 (16.44%) Oracle
3 5 (2.22%) VMware
4 2 (0.89%) Apple
5 1 (0.44%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.44%) Telerik
5 1 (0.44%) Capita
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