The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Software Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Analyst
England / South West
Rank 219 247 240
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 16 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 7
Median salary £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,850 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,750 £33,250
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +1.50%

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
4949 5583 5819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.51% 97.03% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4109 4627 4914
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Software Test Analyst in the job title.

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 27 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -8 7 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Wiltshire +26 5 £32,500 +28.71%
Devon - 2 £33,750 -
Bristol 0 1 £25,000 -15.25% 1
Dorset - 1 £26,500 -
Software Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Software Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 25 (64.10%) ISEB
2 23 (58.97%) SQL
3 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (48.72%) Selenium
4 19 (48.72%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (48.72%) ISTQB
4 19 (48.72%) Java
5 18 (46.15%) C#
6 16 (41.03%) JIRA
7 15 (38.46%) QA
8 13 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 13 (33.33%) Finance
8 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 13 (33.33%) Cucumber
9 12 (30.77%) DV Cleared
9 12 (30.77%) LoadRunner
9 12 (30.77%) C++
10 11 (28.21%) Functional Testing
11 9 (23.08%) Regression Testing
12 8 (20.51%) User Stories
13 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
13 7 (17.95%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
13 7 (17.95%) OpenUP
13 7 (17.95%) TestNG
13 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (17.95%) Defect Management
13 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
13 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
13 7 (17.95%) JUnit

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.13%) Mingle
3 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Lucidchart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (48.72%) Selenium
2 16 (41.03%) JIRA
3 13 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 12 (30.77%) LoadRunner
5 7 (17.95%) JUnit
5 7 (17.95%) TestNG
6 6 (15.38%) Bugzilla
6 6 (15.38%) WebDriver
7 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (10.26%) SoapUI
9 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
10 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
10 1 (2.56%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
3 6 (15.38%) Banking
3 6 (15.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) XML
2 4 (10.26%) JSON
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
1 5 (12.82%) Unix
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 11 (28.21%) Functional Testing
5 9 (23.08%) Regression Testing
6 8 (20.51%) User Stories
7 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Defect Management
7 7 (17.95%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (17.95%) OpenUP
7 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
7 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
8 6 (15.38%) Automation Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
8 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 6 (15.38%) Performance Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Process Improvement
8 6 (15.38%) System Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Web Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) SQL
2 19 (48.72%) Java
3 18 (46.15%) C#
4 12 (30.77%) C++
5 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (64.10%) ISEB
2 19 (48.72%) ISTQB
3 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 12 (30.77%) DV Cleared
5 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (38.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) HP
2 4 (10.26%) SOASTA, Inc
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) Xamarin
4 2 (5.13%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) SAP
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