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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Analyst
Rank 239 230 234
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 8 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 10
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,450 £35,000 £29,200
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
6211 6805 6814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.41% 94.91% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5087 5523 5842
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 £23,500 £23,450
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 4 August 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 4 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
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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 +6 8 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 9 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (44.44%) QA
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) C#
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) Selenium
4 6 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 5 (27.78%) SDLC
5 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
6 4 (22.22%) Web Testing
6 4 (22.22%) System Testing
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 4 (22.22%) HTML
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) ISEB
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (22.22%) Selenium IDE
6 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Information Security
8 2 (11.11%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (22.22%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Biotechnology
1 1 (5.56%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 5 (27.78%) SDLC
5 4 (22.22%) System Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Web Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Information Security
6 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Test Management
8 1 (5.56%) Validation
8 1 (5.56%) Project Management
8 1 (5.56%) Coaching
8 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C#
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
2 4 (22.22%) ISEB
2 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) HP
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