The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Analyst
Rank 166 174 152
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 8 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.22% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 5
Average salary £34,500 £24,250 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.26% -24.21%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +7.50%
Software Test Analyst
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3504 3654 2717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.47% 96.62% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2805 2952 2198
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Software Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Software Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Software Test Analyst Salary Trend in Leeds

Software Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Software Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) ISEB
4 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
4 7 (53.85%) QA
4 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
5 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
5 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
6 5 (38.46%) C#
6 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
6 5 (38.46%) Compatibility Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
7 4 (30.77%) User Experience
7 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Selenium
7 4 (30.77%) Java
7 4 (30.77%) UNIX
7 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
7 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
8 3 (23.08%) .NET
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 3 (23.08%) Degree
8 3 (23.08%) User Stories
8 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
9 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (30.77%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
3 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
3 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Compatibility Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
5 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
6 3 (23.08%) User Stories
7 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 2 (15.38%) Validation
7 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
8 1 (7.69%) OOP
8 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) ISEB
2 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft