The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Analyst
Rank 243 231 242
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 10 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.27% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 11
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +22.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £28,250
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +15.04%
Software Test Analyst
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 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
6162 6574 7080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.20% 94.86% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5015 5312 6066
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 £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Software Test Analyst Salary Histogram 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 3 July 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
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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 -1 9 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Cheshire -5 1 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 14 (53.85%) Software Testing
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (42.31%) Automation Testing
5 10 (38.46%) QA
5 10 (38.46%) Selenium
6 9 (34.62%) ISTQB
6 9 (34.62%) ISEB
6 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
7 8 (30.77%) C#
7 8 (30.77%) .NET
8 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 6 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (23.08%) Web Testing
8 6 (23.08%) SDLC
9 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
9 5 (19.23%) System Testing
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
9 5 (19.23%) Windows
9 5 (19.23%) Degree
10 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
10 4 (15.38%) HTML
10 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
10 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
10 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (15.38%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (3.85%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (15.38%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (11.54%) HP UFT
3 3 (11.54%) JIRA
4 2 (7.69%) TestComplete
4 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 4 (15.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.85%) Biotechnology
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.85%) Telematics
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (11.54%) Android
3 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Software Testing
2 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) Automation Testing
4 6 (23.08%) SDLC
4 6 (23.08%) Web Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
5 5 (19.23%) System Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 4 (15.38%) User Stories
6 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Information Security
7 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.69%) Market Research
8 2 (7.69%) Coaching
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) ISEB
1 9 (34.62%) ISTQB
2 6 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (19.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Aquila
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