The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 18 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 currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 837 792 812
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 80 91 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.082% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.087% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 77 90 105
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £30,000 £29,750
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +0.84%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 18 April 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -59 77 £32,500 +8.33% 12
East of England -11 17 £40,000 +42.85% 2
South East -18 17 £27,500 -8.33% 5
West Midlands +7 11 £30,000 -7.69%
North West -15 10 £25,500 -12.06% 1
Cambridgeshire - 10 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +7 9 £32,500 +2.36%
South West 0 8 £29,500 -21.33% 1
Milton Keynes +9 7 £32,500 +2.36%
London -56 7 £42,500 +88.88% 2
Cambridge - 7 £32,500 - 1
Coventry - 7 £36,000 -
East Midlands - 7 £24,000 -
Hampshire -1 5 £27,500 +14.58% 2
Manchester -8 5 £32,500 +1.56%
Hertfordshire +14 4 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Suffolk -10 4 £26,250 +5.00%
Leeds -24 4 £25,000 -21.87%
West Yorkshire -31 4 £25,000 -21.87%
Yorkshire -39 4 £25,000 -15.96% 1
Huntingdon - 4 £36,000 -
Chessington - 4 £42,500 -
Basingstoke +4 3 £27,500 +14.58% 2
Bristol +2 3 £32,500 -13.33%
Scotland -11 3 £37,500 -
Watford -16 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Peterborough - 3 £50,000 -
Derby - 3 £28,500 -
Glasgow - 3 £37,500 -
Derbyshire - 3 £28,500 -

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 91 (42.13%) SQL
2 87 (40.28%) Software Testing
3 84 (38.89%) ISEB
4 75 (34.72%) Automated Testing
5 63 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (28.70%) QA
7 52 (24.07%) Test Scripting
8 49 (22.69%) Degree
8 49 (22.69%) .NET
9 45 (20.83%) Java
10 43 (19.91%) Manual Testing
11 42 (19.44%) ISTQB
12 41 (18.98%) Microsoft
13 38 (17.59%) Scrum
13 38 (17.59%) Selenium
14 31 (14.35%) User Acceptance Testing
15 25 (11.57%) Finance
16 24 (11.11%) C#
17 23 (10.65%) XML
17 23 (10.65%) Test Automation
18 22 (10.19%) Performance Testing
18 22 (10.19%) Test Strategy
18 22 (10.19%) Windows
18 22 (10.19%) SQL Server
19 20 (9.26%) Oracle
20 19 (8.80%) Visual Studio
21 16 (7.41%) Computer Science
22 14 (6.48%) Retail
22 14 (6.48%) Internet
23 13 (6.02%) Games

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.46%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 8 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.85%) Mingle
3 3 (1.39%) MS Office
4 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.31%) SaaS
2 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.48%) Internet
2 3 (1.39%) ATM
3 2 (0.93%) HTTP
4 1 (0.46%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.85%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.85%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.39%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.46%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.46%) MS Access
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (17.59%) Selenium
2 19 (8.80%) Visual Studio
3 13 (6.02%) JIRA
3 13 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.70%) WATIR
5 7 (3.24%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (2.31%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.85%) TestComplete
9 3 (1.39%) NUnit
9 3 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.39%) Ranorex
10 2 (0.93%) TestNG
10 2 (0.93%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.93%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.93%) JMeter
11 1 (0.46%) Subversion
11 1 (0.46%) TestPartner
11 1 (0.46%) Bugzilla
General
1 25 (11.57%) Finance
2 14 (6.48%) Retail
3 13 (6.02%) Games
4 11 (5.09%) Law
5 8 (3.70%) Banking
6 6 (2.78%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.39%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.39%) Marketing
9 1 (0.46%) Electronics
9 1 (0.46%) Advertising
9 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (22.69%) .NET
2 23 (10.65%) XML
3 12 (5.56%) HTML
4 9 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 8 (3.70%) Web Services
6 6 (2.78%) SOAP
7 3 (1.39%) XSD
7 3 (1.39%) CSS
8 2 (0.93%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.93%) J2EE
8 2 (0.93%) WSDL
9 1 (0.46%) Ajax
9 1 (0.46%) Middleware
9 1 (0.46%) JSP
9 1 (0.46%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 6 (2.78%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.39%) Fixed Income
4 3 (1.39%) Equities
4 3 (1.39%) EFT
4 3 (1.39%) Derivative
5 2 (0.93%) IPTV
5 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.46%) Replication
6 1 (0.46%) NHS
6 1 (0.46%) W3C
6 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.46%) Physics
6 1 (0.46%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.46%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.19%) Windows
2 10 (4.63%) UNIX
3 5 (2.31%) Linux
4 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (40.28%) Software Testing
2 75 (34.72%) Automated Testing
3 63 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (24.07%) Test Scripting
5 43 (19.91%) Manual Testing
6 38 (17.59%) Scrum
7 31 (14.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (10.65%) Test Automation
9 22 (10.19%) Performance Testing
9 22 (10.19%) Test Strategy
10 13 (6.02%) TDD
10 13 (6.02%) Test Management
10 13 (6.02%) User Stories
11 11 (5.09%) Regression Testing
11 11 (5.09%) Usability Testing
12 10 (4.63%) V-Model
12 10 (4.63%) Automation Testing
13 9 (4.17%) UML
13 9 (4.17%) Change Control
14 8 (3.70%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 91 (42.13%) SQL
2 45 (20.83%) Java
3 24 (11.11%) C#
4 8 (3.70%) Ruby
5 5 (2.31%) VB.NET
5 5 (2.31%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.31%) C++
5 5 (2.31%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.85%) Python
7 3 (1.39%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.39%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.39%) VBScript
7 3 (1.39%) PHP
8 2 (0.93%) VBA
8 2 (0.93%) Perl
9 1 (0.46%) VB6
9 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 84 (38.89%) ISEB
2 49 (22.69%) Degree
3 42 (19.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.46%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (28.70%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (6.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (18.98%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.26%) Oracle
3 13 (6.02%) HP
4 10 (4.63%) Capita
5 7 (3.24%) Telerik
6 6 (2.78%) VMware
7 1 (0.46%) InterSystems
7 1 (0.46%) Adobe
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