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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Analyst
Rank 776 783 796
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 102 114 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.100% 0.10% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 93 99 58
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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
London +44 30 £55,000 +22.22% 4
South West -3 20 £30,000 - 2
East of England +5 16 £27,500 -15.38% 1
South East -20 12 £36,095 +11.06% 3
North West -11 8 £35,000 +16.66% 2
West Midlands -12 8 £25,750 -9.64%
East Midlands -8 6 £30,000 +12.14% 1
Yorkshire +4 4 £30,000 +17.64% 3
Software Test Analyst
UK

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 119 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (51.31%) Software Testing
3 85 (44.50%) SQL
3 85 (44.50%) QA
4 65 (34.03%) ISEB
5 59 (30.89%) Selenium
6 52 (27.23%) Test Scripting
7 48 (25.13%) Test Automation
8 47 (24.61%) ISTQB
9 45 (23.56%) Manual Testing
9 45 (23.56%) SDLC
10 44 (23.04%) Windows
11 41 (21.47%) Scrum
12 39 (20.42%) SQL Server
13 35 (18.32%) C#
13 35 (18.32%) Finance
14 32 (16.75%) Java
15 31 (16.23%) .NET
15 31 (16.23%) Automation Testing
16 30 (15.71%) Automated Testing
17 28 (14.66%) Microsoft
17 28 (14.66%) User Acceptance Testing
18 26 (13.61%) Visual Studio
19 25 (13.09%) WebDriver
20 24 (12.57%) Performance Testing
21 23 (12.04%) BDD
21 23 (12.04%) Oracle
22 21 (10.99%) Degree
23 19 (9.95%) MS Excel
24 18 (9.42%) Regression Testing

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (8.90%) SharePoint
2 16 (8.38%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (9.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.62%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.05%) HTTPS
1 2 (1.05%) Firewall
1 2 (1.05%) SSH
2 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.05%) MySQL
4 2 (1.05%) Big Data
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 59 (30.89%) Selenium
2 26 (13.61%) Visual Studio
3 25 (13.09%) WebDriver
4 17 (8.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (7.33%) JIRA
6 12 (6.28%) HP UFT
7 11 (5.76%) Cucumber
8 8 (4.19%) Jenkins
9 7 (3.66%) JUnit
10 6 (3.14%) Selenium IDE
11 5 (2.62%) SoapUI
12 4 (2.09%) SpecFlow
12 4 (2.09%) TeamCity
12 4 (2.09%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (2.09%) TestComplete
12 4 (2.09%) NUnit
12 4 (2.09%) Subversion
13 3 (1.57%) TestPartner
13 3 (1.57%) Firebug
13 3 (1.57%) JMeter
General
1 35 (18.32%) Finance
2 13 (6.81%) Law
3 12 (6.28%) Banking
4 9 (4.71%) Retail
5 8 (4.19%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.62%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.57%) Games
8 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.05%) Advertising
8 2 (1.05%) Marketing
9 1 (0.52%) Billing
9 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.52%) Front Office
9 1 (0.52%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.23%) .NET
2 11 (5.76%) HTML
3 9 (4.71%) ASP.NET
3 9 (4.71%) Web Services
4 7 (3.66%) RESTful
5 6 (3.14%) XML
6 4 (2.09%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.09%) CSS
7 3 (1.57%) SOAP
8 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.05%) jQuery
9 1 (0.52%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.52%) WPF
9 1 (0.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.24%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.14%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.09%) Social Network
4 4 (2.09%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.57%) User Experience
6 2 (1.05%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.52%) AS400
7 1 (0.52%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.52%) iSeries
7 1 (0.52%) Telematics
7 1 (0.52%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 44 (23.04%) Windows
2 11 (5.76%) UNIX
3 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.57%) Windows Vista
4 3 (1.57%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.52%) Android
6 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (51.31%) Software Testing
3 52 (27.23%) Test Scripting
4 48 (25.13%) Test Automation
5 45 (23.56%) Manual Testing
5 45 (23.56%) SDLC
6 41 (21.47%) Scrum
7 31 (16.23%) Automation Testing
8 30 (15.71%) Automated Testing
9 28 (14.66%) User Acceptance Testing
10 24 (12.57%) Performance Testing
11 23 (12.04%) BDD
12 18 (9.42%) Regression Testing
13 17 (8.90%) Integration Testing
14 16 (8.38%) E-Commerce
15 15 (7.85%) Open Source
16 14 (7.33%) Test Strategy
16 14 (7.33%) Functional Testing
16 14 (7.33%) Software Delivery
16 14 (7.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 85 (44.50%) SQL
2 35 (18.32%) C#
3 32 (16.75%) Java
4 12 (6.28%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.24%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.19%) Ruby
7 4 (2.09%) Groovy
8 2 (1.05%) VBScript
9 1 (0.52%) VB
9 1 (0.52%) Perl
9 1 (0.52%) PHP
9 1 (0.52%) C++
9 1 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 65 (34.03%) ISEB
2 47 (24.61%) ISTQB
3 21 (10.99%) Degree
4 17 (8.90%) Security Cleared
5 13 (6.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (44.50%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (14.66%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.04%) Oracle
3 11 (5.76%) VMware
4 4 (2.09%) Capita
5 3 (1.57%) Cognos
5 3 (1.57%) HP
6 1 (0.52%) IBM
6 1 (0.52%) Google
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