The median annual salary for a Software Test Analyst was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 745 738 822
Rank change year-on-year -7 +84  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 120 176 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 111 166 124
Median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.53% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year -1.53% +6.55%  

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 80180 89188 99201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.96% 96.52% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 65838 76079 82656
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 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 June 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 +34 23 £29,250 -9.30% 3
North West -34 22 £24,000 -12.72% 1
London +24 18 £40,000 -5.88% 3
West Midlands 0 17 £30,000 -7.69% 1
South West -15 14 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Yorkshire +1 12 £32,500 +12.06% 1
East of England -18 12 £35,000 - 3
East Midlands +28 5 £27,500 -38.88% 2
North East +9 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Software Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 187 (76.02%) Test Automation
2 136 (55.28%) ISTQB
3 118 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (43.90%) ISEB
5 107 (43.50%) QA
6 99 (40.24%) SQL
7 94 (38.21%) Software Testing
8 92 (37.40%) C#
8 92 (37.40%) Test Scripting
9 87 (35.37%) Selenium
10 58 (23.58%) Microsoft
11 55 (22.36%) Java
12 53 (21.54%) User Acceptance Testing
13 52 (21.14%) SDLC
14 49 (19.92%) Manual Testing
15 47 (19.11%) Scrum
16 45 (18.29%) Cucumber
17 43 (17.48%) C++
18 42 (17.07%) JIRA
19 41 (16.67%) SQL Server
19 41 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
20 40 (16.26%) Finance
21 38 (15.45%) Banking
21 38 (15.45%) Retail
22 36 (14.63%) Degree
23 35 (14.23%) Functional Testing
23 35 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
24 34 (13.82%) User Stories
25 31 (12.60%) Test Strategy
26 30 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) BrowserStack
2 1 (0.41%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.81%) HTTP
2 1 (0.41%) Internet
2 1 (0.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.41%) MySQL
2 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 87 (35.37%) Selenium
2 45 (18.29%) Cucumber
3 42 (17.07%) JIRA
4 30 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (8.54%) JUnit
5 21 (8.54%) LoadRunner
5 21 (8.54%) TestNG
6 17 (6.91%) Visual Studio
7 13 (5.28%) WebDriver
8 11 (4.47%) JMeter
9 10 (4.07%) SoapUI
10 9 (3.66%) HP UFT
10 9 (3.66%) TestComplete
11 8 (3.25%) Jenkins
12 6 (2.44%) Subversion
12 6 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (1.22%) SpecFlow
14 2 (0.81%) Bugzilla
14 2 (0.81%) Eclipse
14 2 (0.81%) IntelliJ
General
1 40 (16.26%) Finance
2 38 (15.45%) Banking
2 38 (15.45%) Retail
3 15 (6.10%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.03%) Back Office
6 2 (0.81%) Advertising
6 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Front Office
7 1 (0.41%) German Language
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.79%) XML
2 20 (8.13%) .NET
3 11 (4.47%) HTML
4 9 (3.66%) Gherkin
5 5 (2.03%) JSON
6 3 (1.22%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.81%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.81%) HTML5
7 2 (0.81%) J2EE
7 2 (0.81%) REST
7 2 (0.81%) SOAP
8 1 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.41%) Web Services
8 1 (0.41%) XSD
8 1 (0.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.50%) Computer Science
2 16 (6.50%) Mobile App
3 15 (6.10%) User Experience
4 8 (3.25%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.85%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.03%) PlayStation
7 4 (1.63%) iPad
8 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.22%) NHS
9 2 (0.81%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.81%) Fintech
9 2 (0.81%) Xbox
10 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.41%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.41%) PACS
10 1 (0.41%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.91%) Windows
2 7 (2.85%) Linux
3 3 (1.22%) Android
3 3 (1.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (76.02%) Test Automation
2 118 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (38.21%) Software Testing
4 92 (37.40%) Test Scripting
5 53 (21.54%) User Acceptance Testing
6 52 (21.14%) SDLC
7 49 (19.92%) Manual Testing
8 47 (19.11%) Scrum
9 41 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
10 35 (14.23%) Functional Testing
11 34 (13.82%) User Stories
12 31 (12.60%) Test Strategy
13 29 (11.79%) Non-Functional Testing
14 28 (11.38%) E-Commerce
15 26 (10.57%) Regression Testing
16 23 (9.35%) Software Engineering
17 21 (8.54%) OpenUP
17 21 (8.54%) Process Management
18 19 (7.72%) BDD
19 18 (7.32%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (40.24%) SQL
2 92 (37.40%) C#
3 55 (22.36%) Java
4 43 (17.48%) C++
5 12 (4.88%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.25%) Python
6 8 (3.25%) VB
7 6 (2.44%) Ruby
8 3 (1.22%) PHP
8 3 (1.22%) VBScript
9 2 (0.81%) Perl
9 2 (0.81%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.41%) C
10 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 136 (55.28%) ISTQB
2 108 (43.90%) ISEB
3 36 (14.63%) Degree
4 30 (12.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 23 (9.35%) Security Cleared
6 21 (8.54%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.44%) HND
8 3 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (43.50%) QA
2 6 (2.44%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (23.58%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.57%) Oracle
3 6 (2.44%) BEA
3 6 (2.44%) TOWER Software
4 5 (2.03%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.41%) HP
5 1 (0.41%) SAP
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