The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Analyst
Rank 136 127 150
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 6 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.30% 0.33% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.34% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 3
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Software Test Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1917 2036 2378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.04% 95.54% 93.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1541 1583 2002
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst across the Hertfordshire region.

Software Test Analyst Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Software Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Software Test Analyst
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - -
Royston - 1 £45,000 -
Software Test Analyst
East of England

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 6 (66.67%) ISEB
4 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (55.56%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
5 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
5 5 (55.56%) Retail Banking
5 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
5 5 (55.56%) Validation
5 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 5 (55.56%) Banking
5 5 (55.56%) Retail
6 4 (44.44%) QA
7 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 3 (33.33%) Subversion
8 2 (22.22%) Web Services
8 2 (22.22%) Ruby
8 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
9 1 (11.11%) Line Management

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (55.56%) Retail Banking
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (55.56%) Validation
4 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Line Management
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
2 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) HP