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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Analyst
Rank 788 762 803
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 96 126 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.12% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.12% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 86 114 50
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +34 31 £52,500 +16.66% 2
North West -2 15 £35,000 +16.66% 5
South West -20 13 £32,500 +8.33% 1
East of England -7 12 £27,500 -15.38% 2
West Midlands -9 11 £24,000 -12.72%
South East -19 7 £32,500 - 1
East Midlands -14 5 £32,500 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire +11 4 £31,250 +22.54% 2
Software Test Analyst
UK

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 112 (61.20%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (46.99%) Software Testing
3 78 (42.62%) QA
4 73 (39.89%) SQL
5 57 (31.15%) Selenium
6 53 (28.96%) ISEB
7 52 (28.42%) Test Scripting
8 43 (23.50%) ISTQB
8 43 (23.50%) Windows
8 43 (23.50%) Test Automation
9 42 (22.95%) SDLC
10 41 (22.40%) Manual Testing
11 40 (21.86%) Scrum
12 36 (19.67%) SQL Server
13 35 (19.13%) Finance
14 33 (18.03%) .NET
15 32 (17.49%) Java
15 32 (17.49%) Automation Testing
16 29 (15.85%) User Acceptance Testing
16 29 (15.85%) C#
17 27 (14.75%) Automated Testing
18 25 (13.66%) Microsoft
18 25 (13.66%) WebDriver
19 23 (12.57%) BDD
19 23 (12.57%) Visual Studio
19 23 (12.57%) Oracle
20 22 (12.02%) Performance Testing
21 19 (10.38%) MS Excel
22 18 (9.84%) Degree
23 17 (9.29%) SharePoint

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (9.29%) IIS
1 17 (9.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (10.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.09%) Internet
1 2 (1.09%) Firewall
2 1 (0.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.73%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.09%) Big Data
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 57 (31.15%) Selenium
2 25 (13.66%) WebDriver
3 23 (12.57%) Visual Studio
4 13 (7.10%) JIRA
5 11 (6.01%) HP UFT
5 11 (6.01%) Cucumber
6 10 (5.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (4.92%) Jenkins
8 8 (4.37%) JUnit
9 5 (2.73%) Subversion
9 5 (2.73%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (2.19%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.19%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.19%) MSTest
10 4 (2.19%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.19%) NUnit
11 3 (1.64%) VisiBroker
11 3 (1.64%) Firebug
12 2 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 35 (19.13%) Finance
2 16 (8.74%) Law
3 11 (6.01%) Banking
3 11 (6.01%) Retail
4 9 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.28%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.64%) Games
7 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.09%) Advertising
7 2 (1.09%) Marketing
8 1 (0.55%) Legal
8 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.55%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (18.03%) .NET
2 12 (6.56%) HTML
3 10 (5.46%) ASP.NET
3 10 (5.46%) Web Services
4 8 (4.37%) RESTful
5 6 (3.28%) XML
5 6 (3.28%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.19%) CSS
7 3 (1.64%) SOAP
7 3 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.09%) jQuery
9 1 (0.55%) Middleware
9 1 (0.55%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.28%) Client/Server
3 5 (2.73%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.19%) Social Network
4 4 (2.19%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.09%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.55%) PMI
6 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.55%) AS400
6 1 (0.55%) Biotechnology
6 1 (0.55%) iSeries
6 1 (0.55%) Telematics
6 1 (0.55%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.55%) User Experience
6 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 43 (23.50%) Windows
2 7 (3.83%) UNIX
3 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.09%) Windows Vista
4 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (61.20%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (46.99%) Software Testing
3 52 (28.42%) Test Scripting
4 43 (23.50%) Test Automation
5 42 (22.95%) SDLC
6 41 (22.40%) Manual Testing
7 40 (21.86%) Scrum
8 32 (17.49%) Automation Testing
9 29 (15.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 27 (14.75%) Automated Testing
11 23 (12.57%) BDD
12 22 (12.02%) Performance Testing
13 17 (9.29%) Open Source
14 14 (7.65%) Software Delivery
14 14 (7.65%) Integration Testing
14 14 (7.65%) Regression Testing
15 13 (7.10%) E-Commerce
16 12 (6.56%) Test Strategy
17 11 (6.01%) Functional Testing
17 11 (6.01%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 73 (39.89%) SQL
2 32 (17.49%) Java
3 29 (15.85%) C#
4 11 (6.01%) T-SQL
4 11 (6.01%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.37%) Ruby
6 4 (2.19%) Groovy
7 1 (0.55%) C
7 1 (0.55%) Perl
7 1 (0.55%) PHP
7 1 (0.55%) VBScript
7 1 (0.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 53 (28.96%) ISEB
2 43 (23.50%) ISTQB
3 18 (9.84%) Degree
4 17 (9.29%) Security Cleared
5 13 (7.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (42.62%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (13.66%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.57%) Oracle
3 10 (5.46%) VMware
4 5 (2.73%) Capita
5 3 (1.64%) Cognos
6 1 (0.55%) IBM
6 1 (0.55%) HP
6 1 (0.55%) Google
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