The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Analyst
Rank 244 223 220
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 5 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.081% 0.10% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.11% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 3
Average salary £27,500 £31,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +8.33%
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
5900 5512 5301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.12% 95.22% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4834 4637 4668
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -1 4 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Dorset - 1 £32,500 - 1
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) MSF
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) MSF
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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