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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 205 236 249
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 25 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.16% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.16% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 6
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £31,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
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 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
4991 5544 6305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.12% 97.08% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4209 4698 5246
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 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 11 December 2016.

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 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -13 9 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Wiltshire +21 3 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Devon - 3 £32,500 -
Somerset - 3 £32,150 -
Dorset +23 2 £26,750 -10.83%
Bristol +17 2 £28,500 -9.52% 2
Cornwall - 1 £27,500 -
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 27 (55.10%) ISEB
2 22 (44.90%) Java
3 21 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (40.82%) C#
4 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (32.65%) QA
5 16 (32.65%) SQL
6 15 (30.61%) Manual Testing
7 14 (28.57%) Performance Testing
7 14 (28.57%) Software Testing
8 13 (26.53%) Selenium
8 13 (26.53%) C++
8 13 (26.53%) LoadRunner
8 13 (26.53%) DV Cleared
8 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
8 13 (26.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (24.49%) SDLC
9 12 (24.49%) Automated Testing
10 11 (22.45%) ISTQB
10 11 (22.45%) Shell Script
10 11 (22.45%) Linux
10 11 (22.45%) Unix
10 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
11 10 (20.41%) Regression Testing
11 10 (20.41%) Finance
12 9 (18.37%) JIRA
13 8 (16.33%) Integration Testing
13 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
13 8 (16.33%) XML
13 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting

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 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.08%) Mingle
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) LAN
1 6 (12.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) LoadRunner
1 13 (26.53%) Selenium
1 13 (26.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (18.37%) JIRA
3 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
4 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.16%) JUnit
5 4 (8.16%) TestNG
6 3 (6.12%) Bugzilla
6 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
6 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.08%) Jasmine
7 2 (4.08%) Protractor
7 2 (4.08%) TestDirector
8 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
2 3 (6.12%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) XML
2 3 (6.12%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) JSON
3 2 (4.08%) CSS
3 2 (4.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) User Experience
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Linux
1 11 (22.45%) Unix
2 6 (12.24%) Windows
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.61%) Manual Testing
4 14 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 14 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 12 (24.49%) Automated Testing
5 12 (24.49%) SDLC
6 10 (20.41%) Regression Testing
7 8 (16.33%) Integration Testing
7 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
8 7 (14.29%) Usability Testing
9 6 (12.24%) Automation Testing
9 6 (12.24%) Functional Testing
9 6 (12.24%) ITIL
9 6 (12.24%) ITIL V3
9 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
10 5 (10.20%) Scrum
10 5 (10.20%) User Stories
10 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
11 3 (6.12%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) Java
2 20 (40.82%) C#
3 16 (32.65%) SQL
4 13 (26.53%) C++
5 11 (22.45%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (55.10%) ISEB
2 13 (26.53%) DV Cleared
2 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
3 11 (22.45%) ISTQB
3 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
4 7 (14.29%) Degree
5 4 (8.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) HP
3 3 (6.12%) SOASTA, Inc
3 3 (6.12%) Xamarin
4 2 (4.08%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
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Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
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