The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Software Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 719 813 834
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 192 157 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 187 142 138
Median salary £32,500 £34,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,200 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94567 105846 115549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.48% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79566 86840 94644
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Software Test Analyst in the job title.

Software Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Test Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the UK.

Software Test Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Software Test Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 within the UK.

Software Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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 trends)
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
England +71 178 £32,500 - 23
London +50 35 £42,250 -8.64% 1
South East +38 34 £31,500 +5.00% 6
West Midlands +17 33 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Hampshire +19 20 £31,500 +5.00% 1
North West +18 20 £30,000 - 6
Yorkshire +15 19 £30,000 -14.28% 1
South West 0 16 £32,500 +13.04% 4
East of England +26 15 £37,500 +7.14%
Birmingham +1 14 £38,750 -18.42%
Manchester -3 12 £30,000 - 4
Leeds +20 10 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire +3 10 £30,000 -14.28%
Gloucestershire +11 7 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Surrey +4 7 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Bristol 0 7 £32,500 +18.18% 2
North Yorkshire +11 6 £28,750 -17.85%
Southampton +8 6 £30,000 -
Basingstoke - 6 £31,250 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £29,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £29,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 6 £27,500 -
Cambridgeshire 0 5 £39,000 +11.42%
Staffordshire - 5 £20,000 - 1
Bromsgrove - 5 £27,500 -
Ipswich +24 4 £35,000 +55.55%
South Yorkshire +15 4 £37,500 +30.43% 1
Suffolk +15 4 £35,000 +40.00%
Cambridge +3 4 £38,250 +9.28%
Coventry -4 4 £44,000 +35.38%

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 featuring Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 196 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (50.29%) QA
3 173 (49.43%) Software Testing
4 140 (40.00%) SQL
5 129 (36.86%) Test Scripting
6 117 (33.43%) ISEB
7 102 (29.14%) ISTQB
8 98 (28.00%) Manual Testing
9 90 (25.71%) Selenium
10 80 (22.86%) Finance
11 78 (22.29%) Java
12 77 (22.00%) Test Automation
13 74 (21.14%) Automation Testing
14 68 (19.43%) Automated Testing
15 62 (17.71%) Microsoft
15 62 (17.71%) Scrum
16 61 (17.43%) JIRA
17 57 (16.29%) Degree
17 57 (16.29%) SDLC
18 56 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
18 56 (16.00%) C#
19 55 (15.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 53 (15.14%) BDD
21 50 (14.29%) Regression Testing
22 49 (14.00%) Functional Testing
23 42 (12.00%) TDD
24 41 (11.71%) SQL Server
25 39 (11.14%) WebDriver
26 35 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
27 34 (9.71%) Oracle

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (5.43%) MS Office
2 18 (5.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.29%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.00%) LAN
1 7 (2.00%) WAN
2 3 (0.86%) HTTP
3 1 (0.29%) Firewall
3 1 (0.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.29%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.86%) MySQL
4 6 (1.71%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.29%) Big Data
6 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 90 (25.71%) Selenium
2 61 (17.43%) JIRA
3 39 (11.14%) WebDriver
4 35 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (6.00%) Cucumber
5 21 (6.00%) HP UFT
6 19 (5.43%) Git (software)
7 18 (5.14%) SpecFlow
8 16 (4.57%) Subversion
9 15 (4.29%) SoapUI
10 11 (3.14%) Bugzilla
11 8 (2.29%) Jenkins
11 8 (2.29%) LoadRunner
12 7 (2.00%) Appium
12 7 (2.00%) NUnit
12 7 (2.00%) Selenium IDE
12 7 (2.00%) Visual Studio
13 6 (1.71%) JUnit
14 5 (1.43%) JMeter
15 4 (1.14%) TestNG
General
1 80 (22.86%) Finance
2 24 (6.86%) Retail
3 16 (4.57%) Banking
4 10 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.00%) Marketing
6 5 (1.43%) Games
7 4 (1.14%) Law
8 3 (0.86%) Legal
9 2 (0.57%) Advertising
9 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.29%) .NET
2 18 (5.14%) XML
3 12 (3.43%) Web Services
4 10 (2.86%) SOAP
5 9 (2.57%) J2EE
6 6 (1.71%) JDBC
6 6 (1.71%) REST
7 4 (1.14%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.86%) HTML
8 3 (0.86%) RESTful
9 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.29%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.29%) CSS
10 1 (0.29%) JSON
10 1 (0.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 24 (6.86%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.57%) User Experience
5 6 (1.71%) iPad
6 4 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.14%) Online Games
7 3 (0.86%) Derivative
7 3 (0.86%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (0.86%) Fixed Income
7 3 (0.86%) IVR
7 3 (0.86%) Spread Betting
8 2 (0.57%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.57%) FMCG
8 2 (0.57%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.29%) BBC
9 1 (0.29%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.29%) EPoS
9 1 (0.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.43%) Windows
2 26 (7.43%) Unix
3 17 (4.86%) Linux
4 10 (2.86%) Android
5 7 (2.00%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.14%) VMS
8 2 (0.57%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.29%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (49.43%) Software Testing
3 129 (36.86%) Test Scripting
4 98 (28.00%) Manual Testing
5 77 (22.00%) Test Automation
6 74 (21.14%) Automation Testing
7 68 (19.43%) Automated Testing
8 62 (17.71%) Scrum
9 57 (16.29%) SDLC
10 56 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 53 (15.14%) BDD
12 50 (14.29%) Regression Testing
13 49 (14.00%) Functional Testing
14 42 (12.00%) TDD
15 33 (9.43%) Integration Testing
16 31 (8.86%) E-Commerce
16 31 (8.86%) Test Strategy
17 23 (6.57%) User Stories
18 21 (6.00%) Non-Functional Testing
18 21 (6.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 140 (40.00%) SQL
2 78 (22.29%) Java
3 56 (16.00%) C#
4 21 (6.00%) Ruby
5 17 (4.86%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.86%) C++
7 9 (2.57%) VBScript
8 8 (2.29%) Python
8 8 (2.29%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.43%) PHP
9 5 (1.43%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.86%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.86%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.86%) Perl
11 1 (0.29%) VB
11 1 (0.29%) VC++
Qualifications
1 117 (33.43%) ISEB
2 102 (29.14%) ISTQB
3 57 (16.29%) Degree
4 55 (15.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (4.86%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.57%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (50.29%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) SDET
Systems Management
1 16 (4.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (17.71%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.71%) Oracle
3 9 (2.57%) HP
4 1 (0.29%) ATG
4 1 (0.29%) BT
4 1 (0.29%) Cognos
4 1 (0.29%) Endeca
4 1 (0.29%) hybris
4 1 (0.29%) IBM
4 1 (0.29%) Intel Security
4 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.29%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 28-32k
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + incremental salary + 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Barton-Upon-Humber, South Humberside
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k - 40k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £25k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: C. 35K
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Warwick
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago