The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 136 130 157
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 8 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.32% 0.047% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.050% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2374 2001 2585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.88% 94.25% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1974 1590 2069
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Test Analyst
East of England

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
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 31 July 2014. 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 - 2 - -
St Albans - 1 £32,500 -
Watford - 1 £40,000 -
Software Test Analyst
East of England

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) Test Strategy
3 8 (57.14%) Usability Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 8 (57.14%) UNIX
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (57.14%) Data Mining
3 8 (57.14%) ATM
3 8 (57.14%) EFT
3 8 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 8 (57.14%) QA
4 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) ISEB
5 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 4 (28.57%) Validation
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (14.29%) Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Retail
7 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Data Mining
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Test Strategy
2 8 (57.14%) Usability Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Validation
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
7 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft