The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 230 237 237
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 15 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 16
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -17.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6772 6872 7224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.79% 94.80% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5479 5871 6348
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Test Analyst
England

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Manchester -11 7 £30,000 +57.89% 1
Lancashire -1 4 £30,000 +13.20%
Cheshire -3 4 £31,250 +0.80%
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 17 (65.38%) Software Testing
2 15 (57.69%) .NET
3 10 (38.46%) ISEB
4 9 (34.62%) HTML
5 8 (30.77%) Java
5 8 (30.77%) SQL
6 7 (26.92%) XML
6 7 (26.92%) Windows
6 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (23.08%) Degree
7 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
7 6 (23.08%) Test Management
7 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 6 (23.08%) C++
8 5 (19.23%) C#
8 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
8 5 (19.23%) Selenium
9 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
9 4 (15.38%) QA
9 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
9 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (11.54%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (11.54%) V-Model
10 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
10 3 (11.54%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Selenium
2 3 (11.54%) Selenium IDE
2 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) UltraEdit
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) HTML
3 7 (26.92%) XML
4 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Biotechnology
4 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (11.54%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Software Testing
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Test Management
4 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
5 3 (11.54%) V-Model
5 3 (11.54%) System Testing
5 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Web Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.69%) Use Case
6 2 (7.69%) UML
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) Workflow
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum
7 1 (3.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Java
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) C++
3 5 (19.23%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) ISEB
2 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.85%) Apple
1 1 (3.85%) ION Trading
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