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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Analyst
Rank 220 217 214
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 20 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.20% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.20% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 2
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £27,750 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,200 £36,350
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
5646 5888 4979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.09% 95.80% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4809 4890 4300
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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 - 15 £27,500 - 1
Dorset - 4 £35,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -14 1 £26,500 -30.26%
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) Software Testing
3 16 (61.54%) Windows
3 16 (61.54%) SharePoint
3 16 (61.54%) Oracle
3 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 16 (61.54%) IIS
3 16 (61.54%) Visual Studio
3 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
4 15 (57.69%) Performance Testing
5 7 (26.92%) QA
5 7 (26.92%) Software Delivery
5 7 (26.92%) .NET
6 6 (23.08%) Scrum
6 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
6 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 5 (19.23%) Security Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Selenium
7 5 (19.23%) SQL
8 4 (15.38%) ISEB
8 4 (15.38%) VMware
8 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
8 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 4 (15.38%) JIRA
8 4 (15.38%) NUnit
8 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (15.38%) TeamCity
8 4 (15.38%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (15.38%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (61.54%) IIS
1 16 (61.54%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (61.54%) Visual Studio
2 5 (19.23%) Selenium
3 4 (15.38%) NUnit
3 4 (15.38%) JIRA
3 4 (15.38%) TeamCity
3 4 (15.38%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (7.69%) JUnit
4 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.69%) jQuery
3 2 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) Software Testing
3 15 (57.69%) Performance Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Software Delivery
5 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
5 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Scrum
6 5 (19.23%) Security Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
8 3 (11.54%) SDLC
9 2 (7.69%) Automation Testing
10 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
10 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
10 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.85%) BDD
10 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (3.85%) ETL
10 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 4 (15.38%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) VMware
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