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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 245 233 232
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 10 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.31% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.33% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 8
Average salary £25,500 £29,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.06% -1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £30,000 £29,750
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +0.84%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6836 7022 6862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.28% 95.29% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5539 5894 6073
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 17 April 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 5 £32,500 +1.56%
Lancashire -1 2 £25,500 -3.77%
Merseyside - 2 £25,000 - 1
Cheshire -2 1 £25,000 +16.27%
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 29 (78.38%) ISEB
2 23 (62.16%) Software Testing
3 15 (40.54%) .NET
4 11 (29.73%) ISTQB
4 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (29.73%) Manual Testing
5 10 (27.03%) Java
5 10 (27.03%) SQL
6 9 (24.32%) HP
6 9 (24.32%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (21.62%) Test Management
7 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
7 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.81%) XML
8 4 (10.81%) C++
8 4 (10.81%) HTML
8 4 (10.81%) Degree
8 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
8 4 (10.81%) E-Procurement
8 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
9 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
9 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.11%) V-Model
9 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
10 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
10 2 (5.41%) UML
10 2 (5.41%) C#
10 2 (5.41%) Oracle
10 2 (5.41%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) NUnit
2 2 (5.41%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) HTML
2 4 (10.81%) XML
3 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Software Testing
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Manual Testing
3 8 (21.62%) Test Management
3 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
4 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
4 4 (10.81%) E-Procurement
5 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
5 3 (8.11%) V-Model
6 2 (5.41%) Change Control
6 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.41%) UML
6 2 (5.41%) Web Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Use Case
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) Java
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) C++
3 2 (5.41%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (78.38%) ISEB
2 11 (29.73%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) HP
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
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