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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 141 150 143
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 5 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.22% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
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
2155 2217 2462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.31% 96.56% 98.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1774 1805 1971
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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
(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
Watford - 3 £37,500 -
Welwyn Garden City +16 1 - -
Software Test Analyst
East of England

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Software Testing
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) QA
3 6 (54.55%) Validation
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) J2EE
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 5 (45.45%) Unix
4 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
5 4 (36.36%) Retail
6 3 (27.27%) Quality Management
6 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) ISEB
6 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 3 (27.27%) System Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Data Validation
6 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) ISTQB

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Retail Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Software Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Validation
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Data Validation
4 3 (27.27%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (27.27%) Quality Management
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) System Testing
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) QA Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft