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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 769 745 806
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 97 119 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.12% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.12% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 83 113 63
Average salary £32,500 £28,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.04% -5.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £22,350 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +8 23 £30,000 -6.25% 3
London +24 18 £45,000 +80.00%
North West -19 13 £30,000 +13.20% 2
Yorkshire -22 13 £30,000 - 1
West Midlands -5 12 £32,500 +44.44% 2
East of England -22 12 £30,000 -16.66% 2
East Midlands +27 5 £26,500 -7.82%
South West -13 1 £30,000 +20.00%
Software Test Analyst
UK

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 136 (59.65%) Software Testing
2 113 (49.56%) SQL
3 104 (45.61%) ISEB
4 103 (45.18%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (43.42%) Manual Testing
6 94 (41.23%) QA
7 78 (34.21%) Automated Testing
8 61 (26.75%) ISTQB
9 59 (25.88%) Selenium
10 53 (23.25%) Test Scripting
11 50 (21.93%) Degree
12 48 (21.05%) Finance
13 46 (20.18%) Microsoft
14 38 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 36 (15.79%) .NET
16 34 (14.91%) Windows
17 33 (14.47%) Oracle
18 29 (12.72%) MS Excel
19 27 (11.84%) Scrum
20 26 (11.40%) SQL Server
20 26 (11.40%) Visual Studio
21 25 (10.96%) Performance Testing
21 25 (10.96%) System Testing
22 24 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
23 23 (10.09%) Java
24 22 (9.65%) C#
24 22 (9.65%) Computer Science
25 21 (9.21%) Test Automation
26 20 (8.77%) QuickTest Pro
26 20 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (12.72%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Servitor
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.32%) ATM
1 3 (1.32%) TCP/IP
1 3 (1.32%) Internet
2 2 (0.88%) Firewall
2 2 (0.88%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.95%) BusinessObjects XI
5 8 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.32%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 59 (25.88%) Selenium
2 26 (11.40%) Visual Studio
3 20 (8.77%) QuickTest Pro
3 20 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (5.26%) JIRA
5 10 (4.39%) TestComplete
6 7 (3.07%) WebDriver
7 6 (2.63%) Selenium IDE
8 5 (2.19%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.19%) JMeter
9 3 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.88%) NUnit
10 2 (0.88%) Subversion
10 2 (0.88%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.44%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.44%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.44%) FogBugz
11 1 (0.44%) Grunt
11 1 (0.44%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 48 (21.05%) Finance
2 17 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.58%) Banking
4 5 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.19%) Marketing
5 3 (1.32%) Law
5 3 (1.32%) Retail
5 3 (1.32%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.32%) Military
6 2 (0.88%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (15.79%) .NET
2 12 (5.26%) XML
3 10 (4.39%) HTML
4 9 (3.95%) Web Services
5 6 (2.63%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.19%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.75%) CSS
8 3 (1.32%) SOAP
9 2 (0.88%) XSD
9 2 (0.88%) WSDL
9 2 (0.88%) WCF
10 1 (0.44%) WPF
10 1 (0.44%) LINQ
10 1 (0.44%) jQuery
10 1 (0.44%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.44%) Sass
10 1 (0.44%) JSON
10 1 (0.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.65%) Computer Science
2 18 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.51%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.19%) User Experience
6 4 (1.75%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.32%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.32%) EFT
7 3 (1.32%) Open Source
8 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.88%) Handset
9 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.44%) NHS
9 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.44%) Physics
9 1 (0.44%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 34 (14.91%) Windows
2 18 (7.89%) UNIX
3 9 (3.95%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.95%) Android
4 4 (1.75%) Linux
5 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.88%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (59.65%) Software Testing
2 103 (45.18%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (43.42%) Manual Testing
4 78 (34.21%) Automated Testing
5 53 (23.25%) Test Scripting
6 38 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 27 (11.84%) Scrum
8 25 (10.96%) Performance Testing
8 25 (10.96%) System Testing
9 21 (9.21%) Test Automation
10 19 (8.33%) Regression Testing
11 16 (7.02%) Migration
11 16 (7.02%) E-Commerce
11 16 (7.02%) Test Strategy
12 14 (6.14%) Test Planning
12 14 (6.14%) Integration Testing
13 13 (5.70%) Web Testing
14 12 (5.26%) Automation Testing
14 12 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 113 (49.56%) SQL
2 23 (10.09%) Java
3 22 (9.65%) C#
4 13 (5.70%) Python
4 13 (5.70%) JavaScript
4 13 (5.70%) Perl
5 8 (3.51%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.19%) PHP
7 4 (1.75%) VBScript
7 4 (1.75%) VB
7 4 (1.75%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.32%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.44%) R
9 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 104 (45.61%) ISEB
2 61 (26.75%) ISTQB
3 50 (21.93%) Degree
4 24 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (4.82%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.75%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (41.23%) QA
2 8 (3.51%) GAMP
System Software
1 7 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 33 (14.47%) Oracle
3 8 (3.51%) HP
3 8 (3.51%) VMware
4 2 (0.88%) Apple
5 1 (0.44%) IBM
5 1 (0.44%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.44%) Capita
5 1 (0.44%) Aquila
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