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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Analyst
UK
Rank 701 793 788
Rank change year-on-year
+92 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 151 132 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 141 121 148
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,000 £47,500
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
81194 94811 101108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.46% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67365 79575 84080
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017 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 16 January 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
England +89 134 £32,750 +0.76% 20
South East +87 49 £35,000 +7.69% 4
South West +35 23 £32,500 - 6
East Sussex - 18 £32,500 - 1
East of England +21 15 £22,500 -18.18% 1
London +63 11 £40,000 - 2
Hampshire +19 11 £36,500 +4.28% 2
Wales +13 11 £25,000 -16.66% 1
West Midlands -7 11 £36,750 -8.12% 1
West Sussex +24 10 £40,000 +60.00% 1
South Wales +17 10 £25,000 -20.00% 1
Hertfordshire +8 10 £22,500 -47.05%
Brighton - 10 £33,750 - 1
Gatwick - 9 £40,000 - 1
Cardiff - 8 £28,750 -
East Midlands +15 7 £36,000 +60.00%
Yorkshire +14 7 £28,500 -5.00% 1
Gloucestershire -14 7 £40,000 +23.07%
North West -26 7 £30,000 -4.76% 4
Birmingham -5 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Broxbourne - 6 £22,500 -
Hove - 6 £31,500 -
Swindon - 6 £32,500 -
Wiltshire - 6 £32,500 - 1
Surrey +33 5 £29,500 -9.23%
Gloucester - 5 £40,000 -
Fareham - 5 £35,000 - 1
City of London +31 4 - - 1
Cheshire +16 4 £30,000 -11.11% 2
Scotland +15 4 £27,000 -14.28%

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 featuring Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 176 (54.15%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (46.15%) ISEB
2 150 (46.15%) SQL
2 150 (46.15%) QA
3 143 (44.00%) Software Testing
4 118 (36.31%) Test Scripting
5 115 (35.38%) ISTQB
6 107 (32.92%) Selenium
7 87 (26.77%) Test Automation
8 85 (26.15%) C#
9 82 (25.23%) SDLC
10 72 (22.15%) Manual Testing
10 72 (22.15%) User Acceptance Testing
11 71 (21.85%) Automated Testing
12 64 (19.69%) Finance
12 64 (19.69%) Microsoft
13 60 (18.46%) Regression Testing
14 58 (17.85%) Scrum
14 58 (17.85%) Automation Testing
15 57 (17.54%) Team Foundation Server
15 57 (17.54%) Java
16 53 (16.31%) .NET
17 52 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 45 (13.85%) Functional Testing
19 42 (12.92%) Performance Testing
19 42 (12.92%) Windows
20 39 (12.00%) SQL Server
21 37 (11.38%) BDD
22 36 (11.08%) Degree
23 35 (10.77%) JIRA

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 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (10.15%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.31%) MS Office
3 8 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.62%) Mingle
5 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.85%) Lucidchart
2 3 (0.92%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.23%) LAN
1 4 (1.23%) TCP/IP
1 4 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.62%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.62%) MySQL
2 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 107 (32.92%) Selenium
2 57 (17.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (10.77%) JIRA
4 33 (10.15%) HP UFT
5 30 (9.23%) Cucumber
6 22 (6.77%) WebDriver
7 19 (5.85%) LoadRunner
8 18 (5.54%) Visual Studio
9 15 (4.62%) SoapUI
10 13 (4.00%) MSTest
11 11 (3.38%) Jenkins
11 11 (3.38%) JUnit
11 11 (3.38%) TestNG
12 7 (2.15%) Bugzilla
13 6 (1.85%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.54%) SpecFlow
15 4 (1.23%) JMeter
15 4 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
15 4 (1.23%) YouTrack
16 3 (0.92%) TestRail
General
1 64 (19.69%) Finance
2 25 (7.69%) Banking
3 20 (6.15%) Retail
4 11 (3.38%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.08%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.15%) Advertising
7 6 (1.85%) Games
8 5 (1.54%) Marketing
8 5 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.62%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (16.31%) .NET
2 18 (5.54%) XML
3 13 (4.00%) Web Services
4 8 (2.46%) CSS
4 8 (2.46%) Gherkin
4 8 (2.46%) HTML
5 6 (1.85%) JSON
6 5 (1.54%) SOAP
7 4 (1.23%) J2EE
8 3 (0.92%) WSDL
8 3 (0.92%) XSD
9 2 (0.62%) Behat
9 2 (0.62%) REST
10 1 (0.31%) CSS3
10 1 (0.31%) HTML5
10 1 (0.31%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.46%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.54%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.23%) NHS
6 4 (1.23%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.62%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.62%) User Experience
8 1 (0.31%) BBC
8 1 (0.31%) FMCG
8 1 (0.31%) iPad
8 1 (0.31%) New Media
8 1 (0.31%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.92%) Windows
2 24 (7.38%) Apple iOS
3 21 (6.46%) Android
4 17 (5.23%) Linux
5 15 (4.62%) Unix
6 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.62%) VMS
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (54.15%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (44.00%) Software Testing
3 118 (36.31%) Test Scripting
4 87 (26.77%) Test Automation
5 82 (25.23%) SDLC
6 72 (22.15%) Manual Testing
6 72 (22.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 71 (21.85%) Automated Testing
8 60 (18.46%) Regression Testing
9 58 (17.85%) Automation Testing
9 58 (17.85%) Scrum
10 45 (13.85%) Functional Testing
11 42 (12.92%) Performance Testing
12 37 (11.38%) BDD
13 27 (8.31%) TDD
14 25 (7.69%) Integration Testing
14 25 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
15 22 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (6.15%) E-Commerce
16 20 (6.15%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 150 (46.15%) SQL
2 85 (26.15%) C#
3 57 (17.54%) Java
4 28 (8.62%) C++
5 9 (2.77%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.77%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.23%) PHP
7 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.62%) VB
8 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.31%) Perl
8 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.31%) Ruby
8 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 150 (46.15%) ISEB
2 115 (35.38%) ISTQB
3 52 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 36 (11.08%) Degree
5 25 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 21 (6.46%) DV Cleared
7 15 (4.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (46.15%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 26 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (19.69%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.54%) Oracle
3 8 (2.46%) HP
4 5 (1.54%) SOASTA, Inc
5 4 (1.23%) BEA
6 3 (0.92%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.62%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.62%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.31%) BT
8 1 (0.31%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.31%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £41000 per annum + 5 weeks hol
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Matched Pension, Performance Related Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 12 days ago
Chester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Performance Related Bonuses
Posted: 13 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago