Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Test Analyst was £32,250 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Test Analyst
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 141 166 162
Rank change year-on-year +25 -4 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 7 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.31% 0.11% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.11% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 8
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £32,250 £26,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.70% -3.64% +22.22%
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,750 £25,200
90th Percentile £33,750 £34,050 £33,000
South East median annual salary £34,000 £29,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +17.24% -17.14% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2,183 2,691 2,831
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 97.46% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,751 2,150 2,392
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,725 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Software Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Software Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Software Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for Software Test Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Software Test Analyst
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +8 5 £32,500 +22.64%
Newport Pagnell - 2 £32,000 -
Software Test Analyst
South East

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, Software Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Zephyr
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Thinking
3 3 (42.86%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) PMO
5 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) Zephyr
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Thinking
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP