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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Analyst
Rank 751 794 845
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 203 171 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 197 159 130
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,400 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%

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
98784 106354 115089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83034 86750 93358
Median 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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +44 192 £35,000 - 27
London +7 37 £45,000 - 8
South East +25 35 £32,500 -15.24% 6
West Midlands +7 32 £36,250 +11.53% 1
Yorkshire +2 26 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Hampshire +25 22 £31,500 +5.00% 5
North West +16 22 £30,000 - 6
South West +5 18 £32,500 -3.70%
East of England +16 17 £38,250 +6.25% 1
Leeds +7 15 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -6 15 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Manchester 0 14 £30,000 - 6
Birmingham -2 13 £40,000 -3.03%
Gloucestershire +4 8 £42,500 +21.42%
North Yorkshire +11 7 £28,750 -17.85%
Southampton +10 7 £30,000 -
Basingstoke - 7 £37,500 - 2
Lancashire +6 6 £30,000 -7.69%
Worcestershire - 6 £27,500 -
South Yorkshire +19 5 £37,500 +25.00%
Hertfordshire +14 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Staffordshire +11 5 £20,000 -38.46%
Brentwood +11 5 £42,500 -10.52%
Coventry +10 5 £47,500 +46.15%
Essex +2 5 £42,500 -10.52%
Cambridgeshire -5 5 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Surrey -11 5 £37,500 -11.76%
Bromsgrove - 5 £27,500 -
York - 5 £30,000 -
City of London +37 4 £38,000 -15.55% 3

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 198 (57.73%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (52.77%) QA
3 175 (51.02%) Software Testing
4 127 (37.03%) Test Scripting
5 126 (36.73%) SQL
6 119 (34.69%) ISEB
7 103 (30.03%) ISTQB
8 91 (26.53%) Selenium
9 90 (26.24%) Manual Testing
10 82 (23.91%) Automation Testing
11 80 (23.32%) Finance
12 72 (20.99%) Test Automation
13 70 (20.41%) Java
14 68 (19.83%) Scrum
15 67 (19.53%) User Acceptance Testing
16 66 (19.24%) Automated Testing
17 62 (18.08%) JIRA
18 57 (16.62%) BDD
19 55 (16.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 55 (16.03%) Microsoft
20 52 (15.16%) C#
20 52 (15.16%) Functional Testing
21 51 (14.87%) TDD
21 51 (14.87%) Degree
22 49 (14.29%) Regression Testing
23 46 (13.41%) SDLC
24 42 (12.24%) SQL Server
25 36 (10.50%) Team Foundation Server
26 35 (10.20%) Test Strategy
27 31 (9.04%) Integration Testing

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 6 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.58%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) Maya
3 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.58%) SaaS
2 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.29%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.75%) LAN
1 6 (1.75%) WAN
2 3 (0.87%) HTTP
3 1 (0.29%) Firewall
3 1 (0.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.41%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.62%) MySQL
4 6 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 91 (26.53%) Selenium
2 62 (18.08%) JIRA
3 36 (10.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (8.75%) WebDriver
5 22 (6.41%) Cucumber
5 22 (6.41%) Git (software)
6 21 (6.12%) HP UFT
6 21 (6.12%) SoapUI
7 19 (5.54%) SpecFlow
7 19 (5.54%) Subversion
8 12 (3.50%) Bugzilla
9 11 (3.21%) Jenkins
10 7 (2.04%) LoadRunner
10 7 (2.04%) NUnit
10 7 (2.04%) Selenium IDE
11 6 (1.75%) JUnit
11 6 (1.75%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.46%) Ant
12 5 (1.46%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.46%) RSpec
General
1 80 (23.32%) Finance
2 20 (5.83%) Retail
3 11 (3.21%) Banking
4 5 (1.46%) Marketing
5 4 (1.17%) iGaming
5 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.87%) Games
6 3 (0.87%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.87%) Law
6 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.58%) Legal
7 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Automotive
8 1 (0.29%) Billing
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
8 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (9.04%) .NET
2 14 (4.08%) Web Services
3 13 (3.79%) SOAP
4 11 (3.21%) XML
5 10 (2.92%) J2EE
6 8 (2.33%) REST
7 6 (1.75%) JDBC
8 5 (1.46%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.46%) HTML
9 4 (1.17%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.87%) RESTful
11 2 (0.58%) CSS
11 2 (0.58%) Flash
11 2 (0.58%) HTML5
12 1 (0.29%) ActiveMQ
12 1 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
12 1 (0.29%) Gherkin
12 1 (0.29%) JSON
12 1 (0.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.29%) Mobile App
3 24 (7.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.04%) User Experience
5 4 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (1.17%) iPad
5 4 (1.17%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.87%) Derivative
6 3 (0.87%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (0.87%) Fixed Income
6 3 (0.87%) IVR
6 3 (0.87%) PMI
6 3 (0.87%) Reinsurance
6 3 (0.87%) Spread Betting
7 2 (0.58%) FMCG
7 2 (0.58%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.29%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.29%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.29%) iPhone
8 1 (0.29%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.16%) Windows
2 20 (5.83%) Unix
3 14 (4.08%) Linux
4 8 (2.33%) Android
5 7 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.87%) VMS
6 3 (0.87%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (57.73%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (51.02%) Software Testing
3 127 (37.03%) Test Scripting
4 90 (26.24%) Manual Testing
5 82 (23.91%) Automation Testing
6 72 (20.99%) Test Automation
7 68 (19.83%) Scrum
8 67 (19.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 66 (19.24%) Automated Testing
10 57 (16.62%) BDD
11 52 (15.16%) Functional Testing
12 51 (14.87%) TDD
13 49 (14.29%) Regression Testing
14 46 (13.41%) SDLC
15 35 (10.20%) Test Strategy
16 31 (9.04%) Integration Testing
17 30 (8.75%) E-Commerce
18 24 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
19 23 (6.71%) Non-Functional Testing
20 19 (5.54%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 126 (36.73%) SQL
2 70 (20.41%) Java
3 52 (15.16%) C#
4 23 (6.71%) Ruby
5 17 (4.96%) T-SQL
6 9 (2.62%) VBScript
7 8 (2.33%) C++
7 8 (2.33%) VB.NET
8 7 (2.04%) Perl
8 7 (2.04%) Python
9 6 (1.75%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.17%) PHP
10 4 (1.17%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 119 (34.69%) ISEB
2 103 (30.03%) ISTQB
3 55 (16.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 51 (14.87%) Degree
5 16 (4.66%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.75%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.87%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (52.77%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) SDET
Systems Management
1 17 (4.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (16.03%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.29%) Oracle
3 9 (2.62%) HP
4 1 (0.29%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.29%) BT
4 1 (0.29%) Cognos
4 1 (0.29%) FXall
4 1 (0.29%) IBM
4 1 (0.29%) Intel Security
4 1 (0.29%) MarketAxess
4 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.29%) SAP
4 1 (0.29%) Tradeweb
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The One Group
Salary: £18k - 25k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Full Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: 35,000 to £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 30% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + FlexTime, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £28k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Gateshead
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 21 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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