The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 217 216 210
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 6 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.056% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.058% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 10
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.69%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5445 5192 5364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.23% 96.60% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4576 4567 4639
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Software Test Analyst
England

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 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bristol +5 3 £32,500 -13.33%
Wiltshire -12 1 £27,500 -15.38%
Devon - 1 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £30,000 -
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (75.00%) QA
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 9 (45.00%) Degree
4 9 (45.00%) Internet
5 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
5 7 (35.00%) UML
5 7 (35.00%) TDD
5 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (35.00%) User Stories
6 6 (30.00%) ISEB
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 4 (20.00%) V-Model
8 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Telerik
8 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle
9 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (15.00%) Selenium
10 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Marketing
10 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
10 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (10.00%) Product Marketing
10 2 (10.00%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) NUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (35.00%) UML
2 7 (35.00%) TDD
2 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (35.00%) User Stories
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (20.00%) V-Model
4 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Product Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Content Management
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
2 6 (30.00%) ISEB
3 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Telerik
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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