The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank - 67 74
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Software Test Analyst
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
869 582 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 91.09% 97.98% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 809 509 627
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Software Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst across the Northamptonshire region.

Software Test Analyst Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Test Analyst
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) Manual Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) MSF
3 1 (16.67%) C#

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) MSF
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft