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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 245 235 222
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 9 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.13% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 16
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £24,700 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £41,500 £30,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
5562 5847 5292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.00% 97.45% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4963 4496
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
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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
Gloucestershire +8 5 £35,000 -15.66%
Bristol -8 2 £29,500 +3.50% 2
Wiltshire - 2 £25,250 -
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (63.16%) ISEB
2 10 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (52.63%) ISTQB
3 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
4 8 (42.11%) QA
4 8 (42.11%) PMI
4 8 (42.11%) PMI Certification
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) C#
6 6 (31.58%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Functional Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Automation Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
7 5 (26.32%) SDLC
7 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) .NET
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
8 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
8 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
8 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (21.05%) Project Management
8 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
8 4 (21.05%) MVC
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (10.53%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) JUnit
3 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
3 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
3 2 (10.53%) TestNG
4 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) UltraEdit
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
1 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (10.53%) JDBC
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) PMI
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
2 4 (21.05%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) VMS
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
4 6 (31.58%) Functional Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Automation Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
5 5 (26.32%) SDLC
5 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
6 4 (21.05%) MVC
6 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
6 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) Test Management
6 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
7 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (10.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) ISEB
2 10 (52.63%) ISTQB
3 8 (42.11%) PMI Certification
4 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
8 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
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