The median annual salary for a Software Test Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Software Test Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 716 774 728
Rank change year-on-year +58 -46  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 126 173 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 112 168 194
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,250 £44,250
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77061 94037 97778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64544 79531 80662
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Software Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Analyst in England

Software Test Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Software Test Analyst in England

Software Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Test Analyst in England

Software Test Analyst
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
South East +70 48 £35,000 - 5
London +71 21 £40,000 -5.32% 3
West Midlands +20 19 £30,000 -20.00% 2
South West +25 11 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Yorkshire +15 8 £22,500 -35.71% 2
North West -28 7 £28,500 -5.00% 2
East Midlands +12 5 £36,000 +46.93% 1
East of England +10 4 £37,500 -
North East - 3 £35,000 -
Software Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 132 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (48.47%) QA
3 119 (45.42%) ISEB
4 116 (44.27%) ISTQB
5 113 (43.13%) SQL
6 106 (40.46%) Software Testing
7 105 (40.08%) Selenium
8 95 (36.26%) C#
9 87 (33.21%) Test Scripting
10 62 (23.66%) User Acceptance Testing
11 60 (22.90%) SDLC
12 59 (22.52%) Microsoft
13 56 (21.37%) Test Automation
14 54 (20.61%) Java
15 53 (20.23%) Automation Testing
16 52 (19.85%) SQL Server
17 50 (19.08%) Finance
18 49 (18.70%) Automated Testing
19 47 (17.94%) Scrum
20 45 (17.18%) Regression Testing
20 45 (17.18%) Cucumber
21 42 (16.03%) Manual Testing
22 41 (15.65%) Functional Testing
22 41 (15.65%) C++
23 40 (15.27%) .NET
24 35 (13.36%) JIRA
25 34 (12.98%) Team Foundation Server
25 34 (12.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
26 33 (12.60%) User Stories
26 33 (12.60%) Windows

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

Applications
1 33 (12.60%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.05%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.29%) Lucidchart
2 2 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.76%) HTTP
2 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (19.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.76%) MySQL
2 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 105 (40.08%) Selenium
2 45 (17.18%) Cucumber
3 35 (13.36%) JIRA
4 34 (12.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (8.78%) LoadRunner
6 21 (8.02%) HP UFT
6 21 (8.02%) WebDriver
7 19 (7.25%) JUnit
7 19 (7.25%) TestNG
8 14 (5.34%) SoapUI
9 12 (4.58%) Visual Studio
10 8 (3.05%) JMeter
11 7 (2.67%) Bugzilla
11 7 (2.67%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.91%) SpecFlow
12 5 (1.91%) TestComplete
13 4 (1.53%) MSTest
13 4 (1.53%) Subversion
13 4 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (19.08%) Finance
2 23 (8.78%) Banking
3 18 (6.87%) Retail
4 15 (5.73%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.82%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.53%) Advertising
8 2 (0.76%) Electronics
8 2 (0.76%) Marketing
8 2 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (15.27%) .NET
2 27 (10.31%) XML
3 8 (3.05%) Gherkin
4 7 (2.67%) HTML
4 7 (2.67%) JSON
5 6 (2.29%) SOAP
5 6 (2.29%) Web Services
6 4 (1.53%) XSD
7 3 (1.15%) WSDL
8 2 (0.76%) Behat
8 2 (0.76%) CSS
8 2 (0.76%) HTML5
8 2 (0.76%) J2EE
8 2 (0.76%) REST
9 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.11%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.67%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.29%) NHS
5 5 (1.91%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.76%) Fintech
6 2 (0.76%) iPad
7 1 (0.38%) FMCG
7 1 (0.38%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.38%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (12.60%) Windows
2 9 (3.44%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.05%) Android
3 8 (3.05%) Unix
4 6 (2.29%) Linux
5 2 (0.76%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (40.46%) Software Testing
3 87 (33.21%) Test Scripting
4 62 (23.66%) User Acceptance Testing
5 60 (22.90%) SDLC
6 56 (21.37%) Test Automation
7 53 (20.23%) Automation Testing
8 49 (18.70%) Automated Testing
9 47 (17.94%) Scrum
10 45 (17.18%) Regression Testing
11 42 (16.03%) Manual Testing
12 41 (15.65%) Functional Testing
13 33 (12.60%) User Stories
14 30 (11.45%) BDD
15 28 (10.69%) Non-Functional Testing
15 28 (10.69%) Test Strategy
16 25 (9.54%) Performance Testing
17 24 (9.16%) Software Engineering
18 21 (8.02%) E-Commerce
19 19 (7.25%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 113 (43.13%) SQL
2 95 (36.26%) C#
3 54 (20.61%) Java
4 41 (15.65%) C++
5 6 (2.29%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.91%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.91%) VB
7 4 (1.53%) Ruby
8 2 (0.76%) Perl
8 2 (0.76%) PHP
8 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.76%) Python
8 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.76%) VBScript
9 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 119 (45.42%) ISEB
2 116 (44.27%) ISTQB
3 34 (12.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 32 (12.21%) Degree
5 25 (9.54%) Security Cleared
6 23 (8.78%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (48.47%) QA
2 6 (2.29%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 12 (4.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (22.52%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.73%) Oracle
3 7 (2.67%) BEA
3 7 (2.67%) SOASTA, Inc
4 5 (1.91%) HP
5 4 (1.53%) TOWER Software
6 3 (1.15%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.76%) SAP
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