The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 784 755 762
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 146 200 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 137 176 171
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +7.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £45,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%

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
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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 historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -38 136 £32,500 -4.41% 28
West Midlands -14 27 £40,000 +23.07% 1
South East -25 25 £35,000 -2.77% 8
North West +27 22 £31,500 +11.50% 7
London +11 20 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Yorkshire -4 17 £31,500 -10.00% 1
East of England +2 16 £30,000 - 2
Manchester +23 14 £31,500 +5.00% 5
Birmingham -4 10 £38,750 +19.23%
City of London +71 9 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Leeds +3 9 £30,000 -14.28%
Coventry -2 9 £42,500 +30.76%
West Yorkshire -6 9 £30,000 -14.28%
Buckinghamshire -7 9 £35,000 -
Surrey +6 8 £32,500 -14.47% 1
Hertfordshire +1 8 £37,500 +7.14%
South West -4 8 £31,000 -8.82% 2
Milton Keynes -4 8 £33,750 +5.46%
North Yorkshire +20 6 £32,500 -3.70%
York +16 6 £32,500 -
Stockport - 5 £31,500 - 2
Lancashire +19 4 £30,000 -11.11% 1
Gloucestershire +7 4 £41,250 -0.60%
Essex +5 4 £36,250 +16.00%
Wales - 4 £28,750 - 1
Watford - 4 £37,500 -
Hampshire +21 3 £35,000 +21.73% 3
Oxfordshire -3 3 £37,500 +56.25%
Warwickshire -14 3 £40,000 +33.33%
South Wales - 3 £30,000 - 1

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 195 (61.71%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (60.13%) QA
3 170 (53.80%) Software Testing
4 123 (38.92%) ISEB
5 119 (37.66%) Test Scripting
6 105 (33.23%) SQL
7 98 (31.01%) Selenium
8 96 (30.38%) ISTQB
9 84 (26.58%) Manual Testing
10 81 (25.63%) Scrum
11 79 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 74 (23.42%) Java
13 73 (23.10%) Test Automation
14 69 (21.84%) Automation Testing
15 67 (21.20%) Finance
16 64 (20.25%) Automated Testing
17 61 (19.30%) Functional Testing
18 56 (17.72%) User Acceptance Testing
19 54 (17.09%) Degree
19 54 (17.09%) Regression Testing
20 53 (16.77%) C#
21 50 (15.82%) BDD
22 48 (15.19%) SDLC
23 45 (14.24%) Microsoft
24 44 (13.92%) E-Commerce
25 43 (13.61%) Non-Functional Testing
26 41 (12.97%) .NET
27 38 (12.03%) TDD
28 35 (11.08%) Test Strategy
28 35 (11.08%) JIRA

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (1.58%) IIS
1 5 (1.58%) Tomcat
2 3 (0.95%) Apache
3 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.63%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.32%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.22%) Internet
2 4 (1.27%) HTTP
3 3 (0.95%) VoIP
4 2 (0.63%) LAN
4 2 (0.63%) WAN
5 1 (0.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.85%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.58%) MySQL
4 4 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 98 (31.01%) Selenium
2 35 (11.08%) JIRA
3 30 (9.49%) WebDriver
4 27 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (8.23%) Cucumber
6 21 (6.65%) SoapUI
7 18 (5.70%) HP UFT
8 16 (5.06%) Jenkins
9 14 (4.43%) SpecFlow
10 12 (3.80%) Git (software)
11 9 (2.85%) Visual Studio
12 8 (2.53%) Ant
12 8 (2.53%) Bugzilla
12 8 (2.53%) Hudson
12 8 (2.53%) Mercurial
12 8 (2.53%) RSpec
12 8 (2.53%) Subversion
12 8 (2.53%) WATIR
13 7 (2.22%) FogBugz
13 7 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 67 (21.20%) Finance
2 15 (4.75%) Retail
3 9 (2.85%) Banking
4 7 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.90%) Law
6 5 (1.58%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.27%) iGaming
7 4 (1.27%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.95%) Games
9 2 (0.63%) Billing
9 2 (0.63%) Marketing
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) Front Office
10 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (12.97%) .NET
2 26 (8.23%) Web Services
3 22 (6.96%) SOAP
4 20 (6.33%) XML
5 15 (4.75%) ASP.NET
5 15 (4.75%) HTML
6 13 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (4.11%) REST
7 11 (3.48%) CSS
7 11 (3.48%) J2EE
8 8 (2.53%) Gherkin
9 7 (2.22%) RESTful
10 5 (1.58%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.27%) HTML5
12 3 (0.95%) Flash
12 3 (0.95%) LAMP
13 2 (0.63%) Ajax
13 2 (0.63%) JDBC
13 2 (0.63%) JSON
14 1 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.91%) Computer Science
3 18 (5.70%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.53%) PMI
5 7 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.90%) Derivative
6 6 (1.90%) Equity Derivative
6 6 (1.90%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.27%) Reinsurance
8 3 (0.95%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.95%) User Experience
9 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.32%) AS400
10 1 (0.32%) BBC
10 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.32%) iDTV
10 1 (0.32%) iPad
10 1 (0.32%) iPhone
10 1 (0.32%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.54%) Windows
2 15 (4.75%) Unix
3 9 (2.85%) Linux
4 7 (2.22%) Android
5 6 (1.90%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.90%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.95%) Solaris
6 3 (0.95%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (61.71%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (53.80%) Software Testing
3 119 (37.66%) Test Scripting
4 84 (26.58%) Manual Testing
5 81 (25.63%) Scrum
6 73 (23.10%) Test Automation
7 69 (21.84%) Automation Testing
8 64 (20.25%) Automated Testing
9 61 (19.30%) Functional Testing
10 56 (17.72%) User Acceptance Testing
11 54 (17.09%) Regression Testing
12 50 (15.82%) BDD
13 48 (15.19%) SDLC
14 44 (13.92%) E-Commerce
15 43 (13.61%) Non-Functional Testing
16 38 (12.03%) TDD
17 35 (11.08%) Test Strategy
18 29 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
19 27 (8.54%) Waterfall
20 25 (7.91%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (33.23%) SQL
2 74 (23.42%) Java
3 53 (16.77%) C#
4 18 (5.70%) Ruby
5 16 (5.06%) JavaScript
6 14 (4.43%) Perl
7 9 (2.85%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.53%) Python
9 6 (1.90%) C++
10 5 (1.58%) PHP
11 3 (0.95%) C
11 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.95%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.32%) VB
12 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.32%) VBScript
12 1 (0.32%) VC++
Qualifications
1 123 (38.92%) ISEB
2 96 (30.38%) ISTQB
3 79 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 54 (17.09%) Degree
5 8 (2.53%) PMI Certification
6 7 (2.22%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.95%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (60.13%) QA
2 6 (1.90%) SDET
Systems Management
1 8 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (14.24%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.28%) Oracle
3 3 (0.95%) HP
3 3 (0.95%) Red Hat
3 3 (0.95%) SAP
4 1 (0.32%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.32%) BT
4 1 (0.32%) Charles River
4 1 (0.32%) FXall
4 1 (0.32%) Google
4 1 (0.32%) Intel Security
4 1 (0.32%) ION Trading
4 1 (0.32%) MarketAxess
4 1 (0.32%) Telerik
4 1 (0.32%) Tradeweb
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