The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South 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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Analyst
England / South West
Rank 207 236 240
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 23 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.091% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.093% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 6
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,430 £31,800 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £34,000
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 South 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4772 5368 5794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.64% 97.28% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3967 4551 4936
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Software Test Analyst in the job title.

Software Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Software Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Software Test Analyst Salary Trend in the South West

Software Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Software Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the South West

Software Test Analyst
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 January 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
Gloucestershire -4 7 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Wiltshire - 6 £32,500 -
Devon - 4 £32,500 - 1
Bristol +1 2 £28,500 -9.52% 2
Somerset - 2 £32,200 -
Cornwall - 1 £27,500 -
Dorset - 1 £26,500 - 1
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 South West region featuring Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (59.57%) ISEB
2 23 (48.94%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (46.81%) SQL
4 21 (44.68%) Java
5 20 (42.55%) C#
6 18 (38.30%) Selenium
7 17 (36.17%) QA
7 17 (36.17%) ISTQB
8 15 (31.91%) Software Testing
8 15 (31.91%) JIRA
9 13 (27.66%) C++
9 13 (27.66%) LoadRunner
9 13 (27.66%) DV Cleared
9 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
10 12 (25.53%) Regression Testing
10 12 (25.53%) Finance
11 11 (23.40%) Performance Testing
11 11 (23.40%) Cucumber
12 10 (21.28%) Functional Testing
12 10 (21.28%) Manual Testing
12 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
13 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
14 8 (17.02%) Integration Testing
14 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
14 8 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (17.02%) Waterfall
14 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
14 8 (17.02%) Linux
14 8 (17.02%) Unix

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 6 (12.77%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.26%) Mingle
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) LAN
1 3 (6.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Selenium
2 15 (31.91%) JIRA
3 13 (27.66%) LoadRunner
4 11 (23.40%) Cucumber
5 8 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (12.77%) Bugzilla
6 6 (12.77%) JUnit
6 6 (12.77%) TestNG
6 6 (12.77%) WebDriver
7 4 (8.51%) SoapUI
7 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
8 2 (4.26%) TestDirector
9 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
9 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.13%) Protractor
9 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
2 6 (12.77%) Retail
2 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) XML
2 4 (8.51%) JSON
3 2 (4.26%) .NET
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Linux
1 8 (17.02%) Unix
2 3 (6.38%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) VMS
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.91%) Software Testing
4 12 (25.53%) Regression Testing
5 11 (23.40%) Performance Testing
6 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
6 10 (21.28%) Functional Testing
6 10 (21.28%) Manual Testing
7 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
8 8 (17.02%) Integration Testing
8 8 (17.02%) Waterfall
9 7 (14.89%) Automation Testing
9 7 (14.89%) Defect Management
9 7 (14.89%) SDLC
10 6 (12.77%) Business Analysis
10 6 (12.77%) Process Improvement
10 6 (12.77%) System Testing
10 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
10 6 (12.77%) User Stories
10 6 (12.77%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) SQL
2 21 (44.68%) Java
3 20 (42.55%) C#
4 13 (27.66%) C++
5 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (59.57%) ISEB
2 17 (36.17%) ISTQB
3 13 (27.66%) DV Cleared
3 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
4 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
5 7 (14.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (8.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (36.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) HP
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) SOASTA, Inc
3 3 (6.38%) Xamarin
4 2 (4.26%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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