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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Analyst
England / North West
Rank 239 216 227
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 6 21 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% 0.37% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.38% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 28
Median salary £27,750 £31,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.90% +14.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £36,500 £31,800
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
5800 5458 6784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.72% 96.52% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4839 4578 5665
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £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
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 23 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 February 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
Manchester -34 3 £24,000 -23.80% 2
Cheshire +16 2 £27,750 -11.20%
Lancashire -11 1 £28,500 -5.00% 1
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 20 (74.07%) QA
3 17 (62.96%) Software Testing
3 17 (62.96%) Test Scripting
4 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (48.15%) ISEB
6 10 (37.04%) SDLC
7 9 (33.33%) HP UFT
7 9 (33.33%) Selenium
8 8 (29.63%) Manual Testing
8 8 (29.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (29.63%) MSTest
9 7 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (25.93%) Windows
9 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
9 7 (25.93%) Performance Testing
9 7 (25.93%) Release Management
10 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
10 6 (22.22%) Degree
10 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
11 4 (14.81%) Retail
11 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (14.81%) Android
11 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
11 4 (14.81%) Finance
11 4 (14.81%) Advertising
11 4 (14.81%) Scrum
12 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 3 (11.11%) XML

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 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 9 (33.33%) Selenium
2 8 (29.63%) MSTest
3 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.70%) NUnit
General
1 4 (14.81%) Advertising
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) CSS3
2 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Android
2 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Software Testing
1 17 (62.96%) Test Scripting
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) SDLC
4 8 (29.63%) Manual Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Performance Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Release Management
5 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
6 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum
8 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.41%) Line Management
9 2 (7.41%) Process Management
9 2 (7.41%) Product Management
9 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (7.41%) Web Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C#
2 3 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) ISEB
2 8 (29.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (22.22%) Degree
3 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (74.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, North West, UK
Graduate Prospects
Salary: £27000 - £30000 plus 29 days holiday + bank holidays, pension and 5% monthly cash bonus, Health Cash plan scheme, 35 hour working week and excellent learning and development opportunities
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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