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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 242 224 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.046% 0.089% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.093% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £30,000 £26,444 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
6224 5398 5090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.56% 95.64% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5207 4693 4501
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,614
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 2 £30,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £38,000 - 1
Software Test Analyst
England

Software Test Analyst
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Web Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (40.00%) ISEB
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (13.33%) Military
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 1 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (6.67%) .NET
7 1 (6.67%) Internet
7 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
7 1 (6.67%) Selenium

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (13.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Web Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + 31 Days Hol & Benefits
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