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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 701 797 812
Rank change year-on-year
+96 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 164 172 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 149 154 156
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,375 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.00%

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
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
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 +59 145 £32,150 -1.07% 24
South East +79 45 £32,750 -6.42% 5
South West +26 24 £32,500 - 9
West Midlands -30 22 £34,250 +1.48%
North West -30 18 £30,250 -3.96% 4
East of England +25 15 £28,750 - 1
East Sussex - 13 £35,000 - 1
Wales +1 12 £32,500 +5.69% 2
Surrey +10 11 £29,500 -15.71%
South Wales 0 11 £32,500 +3.17% 2
Hertfordshire +16 10 £22,500 -47.05% 1
Birmingham -11 10 £39,000 -2.50%
Hampshire +18 9 £36,500 +4.28% 2
Cheshire +18 9 £30,500 +1.66%
Yorkshire +17 9 £31,500 +0.80% 2
Gloucestershire -2 9 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Cardiff +12 8 £32,500 +3.17% 2
Manchester -25 8 £29,000 -12.78% 4
East Midlands +6 7 £31,000 +37.77%
Brighton - 7 £37,076 - 1
Warrington +21 6 £30,500 +52.50%
Solihull -3 6 £24,500 -24.61%
Reigate - 6 £29,500 -
London +49 5 £40,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +12 5 £27,500 +22.22%
Milton Keynes +10 5 £27,500 +22.22%
West Sussex +19 4 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Essex +17 4 - -
Cheltenham -11 4 £40,000 +23.07%
Gloucester - 4 £40,000 - 1

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 177 (52.84%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (46.57%) Software Testing
3 153 (45.67%) QA
4 152 (45.37%) ISEB
5 140 (41.79%) SQL
6 125 (37.31%) Test Scripting
7 103 (30.75%) ISTQB
8 100 (29.85%) Selenium
9 90 (26.87%) Test Automation
10 86 (25.67%) Manual Testing
10 86 (25.67%) SDLC
11 75 (22.39%) C#
12 72 (21.49%) Automated Testing
13 70 (20.90%) Scrum
14 65 (19.40%) User Acceptance Testing
15 64 (19.10%) Microsoft
16 63 (18.81%) Team Foundation Server
17 60 (17.91%) Java
18 59 (17.61%) Automation Testing
19 58 (17.31%) Regression Testing
20 55 (16.42%) Finance
21 49 (14.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 44 (13.13%) .NET
23 40 (11.94%) Degree
24 39 (11.64%) Performance Testing
24 39 (11.64%) Windows
25 38 (11.34%) Functional Testing
26 32 (9.55%) HP UFT
27 31 (9.25%) BDD
28 30 (8.96%) 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 (0.30%) IIS
1 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (8.36%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.88%) MS Office
3 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.60%) Mingle
5 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.19%) SaaS
2 2 (0.60%) Office 365
3 1 (0.30%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.09%) LAN
1 7 (2.09%) WAN
2 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.60%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.60%) MySQL
2 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 100 (29.85%) Selenium
2 63 (18.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (9.55%) HP UFT
4 30 (8.96%) JIRA
5 20 (5.97%) Visual Studio
6 17 (5.07%) Cucumber
6 17 (5.07%) WebDriver
7 16 (4.78%) LoadRunner
8 13 (3.88%) MSTest
8 13 (3.88%) SoapUI
9 11 (3.28%) Jenkins
10 8 (2.39%) JMeter
11 7 (2.09%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.79%) JUnit
12 6 (1.79%) TestNG
13 5 (1.49%) SpecFlow
13 5 (1.49%) YouTrack
14 4 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
15 3 (0.90%) TestRail
16 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 55 (16.42%) Finance
2 15 (4.48%) Banking
2 15 (4.48%) Retail
3 11 (3.28%) Games
4 8 (2.39%) Advertising
4 8 (2.39%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.19%) Marketing
8 2 (0.60%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Automotive
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (13.13%) .NET
2 21 (6.27%) XML
3 15 (4.48%) Web Services
4 11 (3.28%) HTML
5 10 (2.99%) CSS
6 6 (1.79%) SOAP
7 5 (1.49%) Gherkin
7 5 (1.49%) J2EE
8 4 (1.19%) JSON
9 3 (0.90%) REST
9 3 (0.90%) WSDL
9 3 (0.90%) XSD
10 2 (0.60%) Behat
11 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.30%) CSS3
11 1 (0.30%) HTML5
11 1 (0.30%) jQuery
11 1 (0.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.18%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.79%) User Experience
5 5 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.49%) Online Games
6 4 (1.19%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.90%) Driving Licence
7 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.60%) BBC
8 2 (0.60%) FMCG
8 2 (0.60%) iPad
8 2 (0.60%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.60%) New Media
9 1 (0.30%) Physics
9 1 (0.30%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.64%) Windows
2 26 (7.76%) Apple iOS
3 25 (7.46%) Android
4 21 (6.27%) Unix
5 19 (5.67%) Linux
6 6 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.60%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.60%) VMS
7 2 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (52.84%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (46.57%) Software Testing
3 125 (37.31%) Test Scripting
4 90 (26.87%) Test Automation
5 86 (25.67%) Manual Testing
5 86 (25.67%) SDLC
6 72 (21.49%) Automated Testing
7 70 (20.90%) Scrum
8 65 (19.40%) User Acceptance Testing
9 59 (17.61%) Automation Testing
10 58 (17.31%) Regression Testing
11 39 (11.64%) Performance Testing
12 38 (11.34%) Functional Testing
13 31 (9.25%) BDD
14 28 (8.36%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (7.76%) Integration Testing
16 25 (7.46%) TDD
17 20 (5.97%) User Stories
18 18 (5.37%) E-Commerce
18 18 (5.37%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 140 (41.79%) SQL
2 75 (22.39%) C#
3 60 (17.91%) Java
4 19 (5.67%) C++
5 12 (3.58%) JavaScript
5 12 (3.58%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.49%) PHP
7 4 (1.19%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.90%) Perl
9 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.60%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.60%) Ruby
9 2 (0.60%) VBScript
10 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.30%) Python
10 1 (0.30%) VB
10 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 152 (45.37%) ISEB
2 103 (30.75%) ISTQB
3 49 (14.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 40 (11.94%) Degree
5 26 (7.76%) Security Cleared
6 22 (6.57%) SC Cleared
7 18 (5.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (45.67%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (8.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (19.10%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.37%) Oracle
3 10 (2.99%) HP
4 3 (0.90%) SOASTA, Inc
4 3 (0.90%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.60%) BT
5 2 (0.60%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (0.60%) Intel Security
6 1 (0.30%) Borland
6 1 (0.30%) VMware
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
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Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
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