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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 142 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.26% 0.10% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
2216 1882 2926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.39% 95.29% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1834 1556 2313
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 £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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
St Albans - 2 £32,500 -
Stevenage +4 1 £29,000 -3.33%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Software Test Analyst
East of England

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) QA
2 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (50.00%) Usability Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) UNIX
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (50.00%) Data Mining
3 7 (50.00%) ATM
3 7 (50.00%) EFT
3 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) ISEB
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 4 (28.57%) Validation
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) Line Management

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
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
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) EFT
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) UNIX
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Validation
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Line Management
7 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
7 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) VMware