The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Software Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Analyst
England / North West
Rank 238 205 232
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 8 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.47% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.49% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 22
Median salary £29,500 £32,000 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.81% +15.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £28,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £36,500 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5750 5342 6680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.61% 96.04% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4856 4490 5708
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,413 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Software Test Analyst in the job title.

Software Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Software Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Software Test Analyst Salary Trend in the North West

Software Test Analyst
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +18 5 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Manchester -34 3 £29,000 -17.14% 1
Software Test Analyst
England

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Software Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 32 (80.00%) SQL
2 30 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 30 (75.00%) QA
3 28 (70.00%) Test Scripting
4 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (47.50%) SDLC
6 18 (45.00%) ISEB
7 13 (32.50%) HP UFT
7 13 (32.50%) Automated Testing
7 13 (32.50%) Manual Testing
7 13 (32.50%) Selenium
7 13 (32.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (30.00%) MSTest
9 11 (27.50%) Release Management
9 11 (27.50%) Performance Testing
9 11 (27.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
9 11 (27.50%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (27.50%) Windows
10 10 (25.00%) ISTQB
11 8 (20.00%) Scrum
11 8 (20.00%) Android
11 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (20.00%) Apple iOS
12 6 (15.00%) Degree
13 4 (10.00%) Product Management
13 4 (10.00%) Retail
13 4 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
13 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
13 4 (10.00%) Line Management

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) HP UFT
1 13 (32.50%) Selenium
2 12 (30.00%) MSTest
3 11 (27.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.50%) NUnit
General
1 4 (10.00%) Retail
2 3 (7.50%) Advertising
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Games
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) XML
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) CSS3
3 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) HTML5
3 1 (2.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Android
2 8 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 28 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (47.50%) SDLC
5 13 (32.50%) Automated Testing
5 13 (32.50%) Manual Testing
6 11 (27.50%) Performance Testing
6 11 (27.50%) Release Management
6 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
7 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (20.00%) Scrum
8 4 (10.00%) Line Management
8 4 (10.00%) Product Management
8 4 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (7.50%) Automation Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Web Testing
10 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.00%) Process Management
11 1 (2.50%) CRM
11 1 (2.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 32 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) C#
2 3 (7.50%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) ISEB
2 13 (32.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
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