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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 741 794 821
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 130 57 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.057% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.061% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 113 52 54
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £51,750 £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
100571 93749 105909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.25% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 82215 78642 91158
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +11 46 £30,000 -29.41% 6
West Midlands +14 19 £30,000 -9.09% 1
North West -8 18 £30,000 +1.69% 2
East of England -21 16 £32,500 +18.18% 3
East Midlands -5 14 £26,000 -13.33%
South West -11 11 £30,000 +15.38% 3
London -14 10 £43,500 +8.75% 1
Yorkshire -37 5 £26,000 -8.77%
North East -3 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 16 September 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.

1 126 (53.39%) Software Testing
2 120 (50.85%) SQL
3 117 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (42.37%) Automated Testing
5 98 (41.53%) ISEB
6 97 (41.10%) Manual Testing
7 81 (34.32%) QA
8 70 (29.66%) Test Scripting
9 69 (29.24%) .NET
10 61 (25.85%) Microsoft
11 60 (25.42%) ISTQB
12 56 (23.73%) Selenium
13 46 (19.49%) User Acceptance Testing
14 45 (19.07%) Scrum
15 44 (18.64%) Regression Testing
16 43 (18.22%) Degree
17 39 (16.53%) Finance
18 37 (15.68%) Oracle
19 36 (15.25%) Java
20 32 (13.56%) Windows
21 31 (13.14%) Visual Studio
21 31 (13.14%) MS Excel
22 30 (12.71%) SQL Server
23 24 (10.17%) HTML
23 24 (10.17%) UNIX
24 23 (9.75%) XML
24 23 (9.75%) C#
24 23 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
25 22 (9.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
26 20 (8.47%) Performance Testing

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (0.42%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (13.14%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (3.39%) MS Office
4 2 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.39%) ATM
2 6 (2.54%) Internet
3 4 (1.69%) HTTP
4 3 (1.27%) Firewall
5 2 (0.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.39%) Data Mining
3 7 (2.97%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.54%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.85%) MySQL
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 56 (23.73%) Selenium
2 31 (13.14%) Visual Studio
3 19 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (5.51%) JIRA
5 11 (4.66%) TestComplete
6 9 (3.81%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (2.97%) WebDriver
8 7 (2.97%) NUnit
9 6 (2.54%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (1.69%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (1.27%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.27%) JMeter
12 2 (0.85%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.85%) Subversion
12 2 (0.85%) Grunt
12 2 (0.85%) Jasmine
General
1 39 (16.53%) Finance
2 16 (6.78%) Banking
3 14 (5.93%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.12%) Marketing
4 5 (2.12%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.27%) Games
6 2 (0.85%) Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.42%) Military
7 1 (0.42%) Law
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (29.24%) .NET
2 24 (10.17%) HTML
3 23 (9.75%) XML
4 16 (6.78%) Web Services
5 7 (2.97%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.97%) CSS
6 6 (2.54%) SOAP
7 3 (1.27%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.27%) WSDL
7 3 (1.27%) XSD
8 2 (0.85%) JSON
8 2 (0.85%) jQuery
8 2 (0.85%) WCF
8 2 (0.85%) LINQ
8 2 (0.85%) Backbone.js
8 2 (0.85%) Sass
9 1 (0.42%) Middleware
9 1 (0.42%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.20%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.39%) EFT
4 6 (2.54%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.54%) User Experience
5 4 (1.69%) Smartphone
5 4 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.27%) NHS
6 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.85%) Handset
7 2 (0.85%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.85%) FMCG
8 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.42%) Online Games
8 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.42%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.56%) Windows
2 24 (10.17%) UNIX
3 8 (3.39%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.54%) Android
5 4 (1.69%) Linux
5 4 (1.69%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (53.39%) Software Testing
2 117 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (42.37%) Automated Testing
4 97 (41.10%) Manual Testing
5 70 (29.66%) Test Scripting
6 46 (19.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 45 (19.07%) Scrum
8 44 (18.64%) Regression Testing
9 20 (8.47%) Performance Testing
9 20 (8.47%) Web Testing
10 19 (8.05%) Unit Testing
10 19 (8.05%) Test Strategy
11 18 (7.63%) Test Automation
12 17 (7.20%) System Testing
12 17 (7.20%) Test Planning
13 14 (5.93%) Migration
14 12 (5.08%) Usability Testing
14 12 (5.08%) Quality Management
15 11 (4.66%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (4.66%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 120 (50.85%) SQL
2 36 (15.25%) Java
3 23 (9.75%) C#
4 15 (6.36%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.81%) PHP
5 9 (3.81%) Shell Script
6 8 (3.39%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.97%) VB
7 7 (2.97%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.54%) C++
9 4 (1.69%) Perl
9 4 (1.69%) Python
10 2 (0.85%) VBScript
10 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.42%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 98 (41.53%) ISEB
2 60 (25.42%) ISTQB
3 43 (18.22%) Degree
4 22 (9.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.42%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (34.32%) QA
2 4 (1.69%) GAMP
System Software
1 5 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (25.85%) Microsoft
2 37 (15.68%) Oracle
3 5 (2.12%) VMware
4 2 (0.85%) Apple
5 1 (0.42%) Capita
5 1 (0.42%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.42%) Telerik
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