The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Software Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 710 787 755
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 168 149 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 154 131 174
Median salary £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
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
86269 98137 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.28% 96.30% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72747 82628 84190
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Software Test Analyst in the job title.

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 30 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +43 42 £34,788 -0.60% 2
North West +13 32 £30,500 +1.66% 3
West Midlands 0 26 £35,000 +16.66% 1
South West +14 23 £40,000 +30.08% 4
Yorkshire +43 15 £31,500 +5.00%
London +29 12 £35,000 -30.00% 2
East of England +23 12 £32,500 -13.33% 2
East Midlands +16 6 £45,000 +46.93%
Software Test Analyst
UK

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Software Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 187 (54.52%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (49.27%) QA
3 159 (46.36%) Software Testing
4 149 (43.44%) ISEB
5 132 (38.48%) SQL
6 130 (37.90%) Test Scripting
7 109 (31.78%) ISTQB
8 108 (31.49%) Manual Testing
9 91 (26.53%) SDLC
10 83 (24.20%) Test Automation
11 82 (23.91%) Automated Testing
12 79 (23.03%) Selenium
13 70 (20.41%) User Acceptance Testing
14 69 (20.12%) Microsoft
15 68 (19.83%) Scrum
16 65 (18.95%) Java
17 62 (18.08%) Automation Testing
18 58 (16.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 58 (16.91%) C#
19 57 (16.62%) Regression Testing
20 52 (15.16%) Team Foundation Server
21 50 (14.58%) Degree
22 46 (13.41%) Finance
23 39 (11.37%) JIRA
24 38 (11.08%) Windows
25 37 (10.79%) Performance Testing
26 35 (10.20%) BDD
27 32 (9.33%) HP UFT
28 31 (9.04%) SQL Server
28 31 (9.04%) TDD

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (0.87%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.58%) Confluence
3 1 (0.29%) IIS
3 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.41%) MS Office
3 2 (0.58%) Maya
3 2 (0.58%) Mingle
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.87%) Office 365
2 2 (0.58%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.29%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.92%) LAN
1 10 (2.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.17%) MySQL
4 1 (0.29%) Big Data
4 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 79 (23.03%) Selenium
2 52 (15.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (11.37%) JIRA
4 32 (9.33%) HP UFT
5 26 (7.58%) WebDriver
6 18 (5.25%) Visual Studio
7 13 (3.79%) Cucumber
8 12 (3.50%) LoadRunner
9 10 (2.92%) Git (software)
9 10 (2.92%) Jenkins
9 10 (2.92%) MSTest
9 10 (2.92%) SoapUI
10 9 (2.62%) JMeter
11 7 (2.04%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.75%) Subversion
12 6 (1.75%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.46%) YouTrack
14 4 (1.17%) Appium
14 4 (1.17%) Bugzilla
15 3 (0.87%) TestDirector
General
1 46 (13.41%) Finance
2 24 (7.00%) Retail
3 21 (6.12%) Banking
4 17 (4.96%) Games
5 13 (3.79%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.17%) Legal
7 4 (1.17%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.87%) Law
8 3 (0.87%) Marketing
9 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.75%) .NET
2 28 (8.16%) XML
3 12 (3.50%) Web Services
4 11 (3.21%) HTML
5 9 (2.62%) CSS
6 5 (1.46%) J2EE
7 3 (0.87%) Gherkin
7 3 (0.87%) REST
7 3 (0.87%) SOAP
8 2 (0.58%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.29%) CSS3
9 1 (0.29%) HTML5
9 1 (0.29%) JDBC
9 1 (0.29%) jQuery
9 1 (0.29%) JSON
9 1 (0.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.96%) Computer Science
2 17 (4.96%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.21%) User Experience
4 10 (2.92%) Online Games
5 6 (1.75%) iPad
6 4 (1.17%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.87%) Driving Licence
7 3 (0.87%) FMCG
7 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.58%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.58%) BBC
8 2 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.58%) IVR
8 2 (0.58%) New Media
9 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.29%) EPoS
9 1 (0.29%) Physics
9 1 (0.29%) Social Media
9 1 (0.29%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 38 (11.08%) Windows
2 26 (7.58%) Unix
3 24 (7.00%) Apple iOS
4 21 (6.12%) Android
4 21 (6.12%) Linux
5 11 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.17%) VMS
7 3 (0.87%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.29%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (54.52%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (46.36%) Software Testing
3 130 (37.90%) Test Scripting
4 108 (31.49%) Manual Testing
5 91 (26.53%) SDLC
6 83 (24.20%) Test Automation
7 82 (23.91%) Automated Testing
8 70 (20.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 68 (19.83%) Scrum
10 62 (18.08%) Automation Testing
11 57 (16.62%) Regression Testing
12 37 (10.79%) Performance Testing
13 35 (10.20%) BDD
14 31 (9.04%) TDD
15 27 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (7.87%) Functional Testing
16 22 (6.41%) E-Commerce
17 20 (5.83%) User Stories
18 19 (5.54%) Defect Management
19 18 (5.25%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 132 (38.48%) SQL
2 65 (18.95%) Java
3 58 (16.91%) C#
4 12 (3.50%) C++
5 10 (2.92%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.92%) Shell Script
6 9 (2.62%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.75%) Python
7 6 (1.75%) Ruby
8 3 (0.87%) Perl
9 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.58%) PHP
10 1 (0.29%) VB
10 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.29%) VBScript
10 1 (0.29%) VC++
Qualifications
1 149 (43.44%) ISEB
2 109 (31.78%) ISTQB
3 58 (16.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 50 (14.58%) Degree
5 25 (7.29%) Security Cleared
6 22 (6.41%) SC Cleared
7 14 (4.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (49.27%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.29%) SCCM
2 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (20.12%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.16%) Oracle
3 9 (2.62%) HP
4 2 (0.58%) BT
4 2 (0.58%) Intel Security
4 2 (0.58%) Rally
4 2 (0.58%) VMware
5 1 (0.29%) ATG
5 1 (0.29%) Borland
5 1 (0.29%) Endeca
5 1 (0.29%) hybris
5 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.29%) Samsung
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Eastleigh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension, Annual Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Stowmarket
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Salary: £23 - £27k upon experience + good benefits
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