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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 779 729 709
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 132 190 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 125 168 164
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +7.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £25,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
91034 94080 92393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 77282 78659 75191
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
West Midlands -7 27 £40,000 +23.07% 3
South East -32 25 £34,000 -2.85% 4
North West 0 22 £31,500 +7.69% 6
London -13 20 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Yorkshire -1 16 £32,000 -8.57% 2
East of England 0 15 £28,500 -5.00% 2
South West -9 7 £32,500 -4.41% 3
East Midlands -1 2 £22,500 -13.46% 2
North East - 2 £28,750 -
Software Test Analyst
UK

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 171 (60.42%) QA
2 169 (59.72%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (52.30%) Software Testing
4 114 (40.28%) ISEB
5 108 (38.16%) Test Scripting
6 94 (33.22%) ISTQB
7 87 (30.74%) Selenium
8 86 (30.39%) SQL
9 80 (28.27%) Manual Testing
10 75 (26.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 67 (23.67%) Test Automation
12 66 (23.32%) Scrum
13 65 (22.97%) Automation Testing
14 63 (22.26%) Java
15 62 (21.91%) Functional Testing
16 53 (18.73%) Finance
16 53 (18.73%) User Acceptance Testing
17 52 (18.37%) Automated Testing
18 51 (18.02%) Regression Testing
19 50 (17.67%) C#
19 50 (17.67%) BDD
20 44 (15.55%) SDLC
21 43 (15.19%) E-Commerce
22 41 (14.49%) Degree
23 38 (13.43%) Non-Functional Testing
24 37 (13.07%) TDD
24 37 (13.07%) .NET
25 36 (12.72%) Microsoft
26 33 (11.66%) JIRA
27 30 (10.60%) Analytical Skills

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (1.77%) IIS
2 3 (1.06%) Apache
3 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (6.01%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.12%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.35%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.47%) Internet
2 3 (1.06%) VoIP
3 2 (0.71%) HTTP
3 2 (0.71%) LAN
3 2 (0.71%) WAN
4 1 (0.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.83%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.77%) MySQL
4 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 87 (30.74%) Selenium
2 33 (11.66%) JIRA
3 28 (9.89%) WebDriver
4 25 (8.83%) Cucumber
5 21 (7.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (5.65%) HP UFT
6 16 (5.65%) Jenkins
7 15 (5.30%) SoapUI
8 14 (4.95%) SpecFlow
9 12 (4.24%) Git (software)
10 9 (3.18%) Subversion
10 9 (3.18%) Visual Studio
11 8 (2.83%) Ant
11 8 (2.83%) Bugzilla
11 8 (2.83%) Hudson
11 8 (2.83%) Mercurial
11 8 (2.83%) RSpec
11 8 (2.83%) WATIR
12 7 (2.47%) FogBugz
12 7 (2.47%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (18.73%) Finance
2 16 (5.65%) Retail
3 8 (2.83%) Banking
3 8 (2.83%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.12%) Law
5 5 (1.77%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.41%) iGaming
7 3 (1.06%) Games
7 3 (1.06%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.71%) Billing
8 2 (0.71%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Automotive
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Front Office
9 1 (0.35%) Legal
9 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.07%) .NET
2 26 (9.19%) Web Services
3 18 (6.36%) XML
4 14 (4.95%) HTML
4 14 (4.95%) SOAP
5 13 (4.59%) ASP.NET
5 13 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (3.53%) CSS
7 9 (3.18%) J2EE
7 9 (3.18%) REST
8 8 (2.83%) Gherkin
9 7 (2.47%) RESTful
10 4 (1.41%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.41%) HTML5
11 3 (1.06%) Flash
11 3 (1.06%) LAMP
12 2 (0.71%) JDBC
13 1 (0.35%) Ajax
13 1 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
13 1 (0.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (8.83%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.36%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.83%) PMI
5 7 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (2.12%) Derivative
6 6 (2.12%) Equity Derivative
6 6 (2.12%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.41%) Reinsurance
8 3 (1.06%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.35%) iDTV
9 1 (0.35%) iPad
9 1 (0.35%) iPhone
9 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.35%) Social Network
9 1 (0.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.65%) Windows
2 9 (3.18%) Linux
3 7 (2.47%) Android
3 7 (2.47%) Unix
3 7 (2.47%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.12%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.06%) Solaris
5 3 (1.06%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (59.72%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (52.30%) Software Testing
3 108 (38.16%) Test Scripting
4 80 (28.27%) Manual Testing
5 67 (23.67%) Test Automation
6 66 (23.32%) Scrum
7 65 (22.97%) Automation Testing
8 62 (21.91%) Functional Testing
9 53 (18.73%) User Acceptance Testing
10 52 (18.37%) Automated Testing
11 51 (18.02%) Regression Testing
12 50 (17.67%) BDD
13 44 (15.55%) SDLC
14 43 (15.19%) E-Commerce
15 38 (13.43%) Non-Functional Testing
16 37 (13.07%) TDD
17 27 (9.54%) Test Strategy
18 26 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (7.77%) Integration Testing
19 22 (7.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 86 (30.39%) SQL
2 63 (22.26%) Java
3 50 (17.67%) C#
4 19 (6.71%) Ruby
5 15 (5.30%) JavaScript
6 14 (4.95%) Perl
7 9 (3.18%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.47%) Python
9 6 (2.12%) C++
10 5 (1.77%) PHP
11 4 (1.41%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.06%) C
13 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.35%) VB
14 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.35%) VBScript
14 1 (0.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 114 (40.28%) ISEB
2 94 (33.22%) ISTQB
3 75 (26.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 41 (14.49%) Degree
5 8 (2.83%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.12%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (60.42%) QA
2 6 (2.12%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (2.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (12.72%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.95%) Oracle
3 3 (1.06%) HP
3 3 (1.06%) Red Hat
3 3 (1.06%) SAP
4 1 (0.35%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.35%) FXall
4 1 (0.35%) Google
4 1 (0.35%) ION Trading
4 1 (0.35%) MarketAxess
4 1 (0.35%) Telerik
4 1 (0.35%) Tradeweb
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% BONUS
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
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Salary: £28k - 35k per month
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + FlexTime, Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £40,000 per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
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Salary: £20000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Lincolnshire
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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London
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Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 30% bonus + Fantastic Pension Schemes + Othe
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
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