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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Analyst
UK
Rank 720 784 747
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 129 154 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 119 147 182
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £45,000
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
80378 98697 102848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 82822 84999
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 February 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 19 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
England +78 117 £35,000 - 29
South East +82 41 £36,500 +4.28% 9
South West +30 17 £32,500 +4.83% 4
London +52 15 £40,000 -4.76% 2
West Midlands +13 14 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Hampshire +31 12 £36,500 +4.28% 4
West Sussex +18 12 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Gatwick - 12 £40,000 - 1
East Sussex - 11 £32,500 -
Wales +17 9 £35,000 +21.73% 1
South Wales +25 8 £32,500 +8.33% 1
East of England +16 8 £23,750 -20.83% 1
City of London +42 7 - - 1
Gloucestershire -1 7 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Brighton - 7 £32,500 -
Yorkshire +21 6 £22,500 -29.68% 2
Tyne and Wear +12 6 £35,000 +21.73%
Birmingham +11 6 £30,000 -22.58% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 6 £35,000 +21.73%
North East +8 6 £35,000 +21.73%
Wiltshire +24 5 £32,500 +28.71% 1
Swindon +24 5 £32,500 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +17 5 £36,000 +60.00% 2
Gloucester -4 5 £40,000 -17.94% 1
North West -27 5 £28,000 -11.11% 6
Surrey +46 4 £33,750 +3.84% 2
Cardiff +15 4 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Hertfordshire +10 4 £22,500 -40.00%
North Yorkshire +8 4 £22,500 -30.76%
Staffordshire +4 4 £37,000 +32.14%

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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 featuring Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 158 (52.84%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (46.82%) QA
3 137 (45.82%) ISEB
4 131 (43.81%) Software Testing
5 129 (43.14%) SQL
6 115 (38.46%) ISTQB
7 110 (36.79%) Selenium
8 97 (32.44%) Test Scripting
9 90 (30.10%) C#
10 72 (24.08%) SDLC
11 70 (23.41%) Test Automation
12 65 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
13 64 (21.40%) Microsoft
14 63 (21.07%) Finance
14 63 (21.07%) Automation Testing
15 61 (20.40%) Automated Testing
16 55 (18.39%) Java
16 55 (18.39%) Manual Testing
17 52 (17.39%) Regression Testing
18 51 (17.06%) .NET
19 49 (16.39%) SQL Server
20 48 (16.05%) Functional Testing
21 46 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
21 46 (15.38%) Scrum
22 41 (13.71%) Windows
22 41 (13.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
23 36 (12.04%) Performance Testing
24 35 (11.71%) JIRA
25 34 (11.37%) Degree
25 34 (11.37%) BDD

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 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (11.37%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.01%) MS Office
3 8 (2.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.67%) Mingle
5 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.01%) Lucidchart
2 3 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.34%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.33%) HTTP
2 1 (0.33%) LAN
2 1 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.67%) MySQL
2 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 110 (36.79%) Selenium
2 46 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (11.71%) JIRA
4 33 (11.04%) Cucumber
5 29 (9.70%) HP UFT
6 24 (8.03%) WebDriver
7 18 (6.02%) LoadRunner
8 15 (5.02%) SoapUI
9 13 (4.35%) Visual Studio
10 12 (4.01%) JUnit
10 12 (4.01%) TestNG
11 10 (3.34%) MSTest
12 7 (2.34%) Jenkins
13 6 (2.01%) Bugzilla
13 6 (2.01%) JMeter
13 6 (2.01%) SpecFlow
14 4 (1.34%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
15 3 (1.00%) TestComplete
15 3 (1.00%) TestRail
General
1 63 (21.07%) Finance
2 25 (8.36%) Banking
3 16 (5.35%) Retail
4 10 (3.34%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.01%) Advertising
6 7 (2.34%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.67%) Marketing
8 4 (1.34%) Games
9 3 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (17.06%) .NET
2 17 (5.69%) XML
3 12 (4.01%) Web Services
4 10 (3.34%) Gherkin
5 8 (2.68%) HTML
6 7 (2.34%) JSON
7 6 (2.01%) CSS
8 5 (1.67%) SOAP
9 3 (1.00%) J2EE
9 3 (1.00%) WSDL
9 3 (1.00%) XSD
10 2 (0.67%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.67%) Behat
10 2 (0.67%) jQuery
10 2 (0.67%) REST
11 1 (0.33%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (0.33%) CSS3
11 1 (0.33%) HTML5
11 1 (0.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.35%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.68%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.68%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.01%) NHS
5 4 (1.34%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.34%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.33%) FMCG
6 1 (0.33%) iPad
6 1 (0.33%) User Experience
6 1 (0.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 41 (13.71%) Windows
2 18 (6.02%) Apple iOS
3 15 (5.02%) Android
4 13 (4.35%) Linux
5 10 (3.34%) Unix
6 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.67%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.33%) VMS
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (52.84%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (43.81%) Software Testing
3 97 (32.44%) Test Scripting
4 72 (24.08%) SDLC
5 70 (23.41%) Test Automation
6 65 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 63 (21.07%) Automation Testing
8 61 (20.40%) Automated Testing
9 55 (18.39%) Manual Testing
10 52 (17.39%) Regression Testing
11 48 (16.05%) Functional Testing
12 46 (15.38%) Scrum
13 36 (12.04%) Performance Testing
14 34 (11.37%) BDD
15 24 (8.03%) Integration Testing
15 24 (8.03%) Non-Functional Testing
15 24 (8.03%) TDD
16 23 (7.69%) User Stories
17 22 (7.36%) E-Commerce
18 21 (7.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 129 (43.14%) SQL
2 90 (30.10%) C#
3 55 (18.39%) Java
4 33 (11.04%) C++
5 10 (3.34%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.01%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.34%) PHP
8 3 (1.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.00%) VB
9 2 (0.67%) Perl
9 2 (0.67%) Python
9 2 (0.67%) Ruby
9 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.67%) VBScript
10 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 137 (45.82%) ISEB
2 115 (38.46%) ISTQB
3 41 (13.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 34 (11.37%) Degree
5 18 (6.02%) DV Cleared
5 18 (6.02%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (46.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 20 (6.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (21.40%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.35%) Oracle
3 7 (2.34%) BEA
3 7 (2.34%) HP
4 6 (2.01%) SOASTA, Inc
5 3 (1.00%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.67%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (0.67%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.33%) SAP
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £29000 - £35000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum + pension, 25 days' holiday and BUPA
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, North West, UK
Graduate Prospects
Salary: £27000 - £30000 plus 29 days holiday + bank holidays, pension and 5% monthly cash bonus, Health Cash plan scheme, 35 hour working week and excellent learning and development opportunities
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Godalming
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Nottingham
greywood
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 11 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Worcester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Automation Training
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 19 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 19 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 23 days ago
Crewe
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 25 days ago