The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Analyst
Rank 97 - 95
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.093% - 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% - 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £35,500 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Software Test Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1017 989 1083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.69% 97.25% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 916 827 928
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Software Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Software Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Software Test Analyst Salary Trend in Kent

Software Test Analyst
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 27 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
(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
Maidstone - 1 £35,500 -
Software Test Analyst
South East

Software Test Analyst
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft