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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Analyst
Rank 781 791 786
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 97 110 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.100% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.11% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 91 99 67
Average salary £34,250 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.38% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £28,250
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +15.04%
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
97564 104302 96112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81515 86339 80864
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 £27,000 £26,500
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 3 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 3 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 +27 25 £55,000 +22.22% 3
South West +11 21 £27,500 -8.33% 1
East of England +9 20 £35,000 +7.69% 3
North West -12 10 £35,000 +7.69% 3
South East -13 9 £40,000 +23.07% 1
West Midlands -14 5 £24,000 -11.11% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £35,625 -
East Midlands -6 3 £30,000 +12.14%
Software Test Analyst
UK

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 123 (59.71%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (50.97%) Software Testing
3 94 (45.63%) QA
4 90 (43.69%) SQL
5 80 (38.83%) ISEB
6 56 (27.18%) ISTQB
7 54 (26.21%) Selenium
7 54 (26.21%) Test Automation
8 51 (24.76%) Manual Testing
9 49 (23.79%) Test Scripting
10 48 (23.30%) Windows
11 47 (22.82%) SQL Server
12 46 (22.33%) Scrum
13 43 (20.87%) SDLC
14 41 (19.90%) C#
14 41 (19.90%) Microsoft
15 38 (18.45%) Finance
16 36 (17.48%) Automated Testing
16 36 (17.48%) .NET
17 35 (16.99%) Automation Testing
18 34 (16.50%) User Acceptance Testing
19 33 (16.02%) Visual Studio
20 32 (15.53%) MS Excel
21 31 (15.05%) Java
22 30 (14.56%) Degree
23 26 (12.62%) Performance Testing
24 25 (12.14%) Team Foundation Server
25 23 (11.17%) Oracle
26 21 (10.19%) Regression Testing
27 20 (9.71%) Integration Testing

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (8.25%) SharePoint
2 16 (7.77%) IIS
3 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (15.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) MS Project
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) RoboHelp
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.94%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.97%) Internet
2 2 (0.97%) Firewall
2 2 (0.97%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (22.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.91%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.97%) MySQL
5 1 (0.49%) Big Data
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 54 (26.21%) Selenium
2 33 (16.02%) Visual Studio
3 25 (12.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (9.22%) WebDriver
5 16 (7.77%) HP UFT
6 15 (7.28%) JIRA
7 11 (5.34%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.40%) TestComplete
9 6 (2.91%) JUnit
9 6 (2.91%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.91%) Selenium IDE
10 5 (2.43%) Subversion
11 3 (1.46%) TestPartner
11 3 (1.46%) JMeter
11 3 (1.46%) VisiBroker
11 3 (1.46%) Firebug
11 3 (1.46%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.46%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.97%) Toad
General
1 38 (18.45%) Finance
2 15 (7.28%) Banking
3 10 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.37%) Law
4 9 (4.37%) Retail
5 7 (3.40%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.46%) Games
7 2 (0.97%) Marketing
7 2 (0.97%) Billing
7 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.97%) Advertising
7 2 (0.97%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.49%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (17.48%) .NET
2 11 (5.34%) ASP.NET
2 11 (5.34%) HTML
3 7 (3.40%) Web Services
4 5 (2.43%) XML
4 5 (2.43%) RESTful
5 3 (1.46%) WPF
5 3 (1.46%) CSS
6 2 (0.97%) WinForms
6 2 (0.97%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.97%) Silverlight
6 2 (0.97%) jQuery
6 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.97%) HTML5
7 1 (0.49%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.77%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.40%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.94%) Social Network
4 4 (1.94%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.46%) User Experience
6 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.97%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.49%) NHS
7 1 (0.49%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.49%) Telematics
7 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 48 (23.30%) Windows
2 10 (4.85%) UNIX
3 4 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (1.94%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.46%) Windows Vista
4 3 (1.46%) Android
4 3 (1.46%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.46%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (59.71%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (50.97%) Software Testing
3 54 (26.21%) Test Automation
4 51 (24.76%) Manual Testing
5 49 (23.79%) Test Scripting
6 46 (22.33%) Scrum
7 43 (20.87%) SDLC
8 36 (17.48%) Automated Testing
9 35 (16.99%) Automation Testing
10 34 (16.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 26 (12.62%) Performance Testing
12 21 (10.19%) Regression Testing
13 20 (9.71%) Integration Testing
14 19 (9.22%) BDD
15 18 (8.74%) E-Commerce
16 17 (8.25%) Migration
17 15 (7.28%) Test Strategy
17 15 (7.28%) Functional Testing
18 14 (6.80%) Software Delivery
19 13 (6.31%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (43.69%) SQL
2 41 (19.90%) C#
3 31 (15.05%) Java
4 13 (6.31%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.31%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.91%) Ruby
6 4 (1.94%) Groovy
7 3 (1.46%) VBScript
7 3 (1.46%) VB
8 2 (0.97%) C++
8 2 (0.97%) C
9 1 (0.49%) PHP
9 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 80 (38.83%) ISEB
2 56 (27.18%) ISTQB
3 30 (14.56%) Degree
4 18 (8.74%) Security Cleared
5 11 (5.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.97%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (45.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (5.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (19.90%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.17%) Oracle
3 5 (2.43%) VMware
4 4 (1.94%) HP
5 2 (0.97%) Capita
6 1 (0.49%) Aquila
6 1 (0.49%) Google
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
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Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
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