The median annual salary for a Software Test Analyst was - in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 29 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 150 154
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 0 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.24% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Median salary - £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
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 Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2150 2493 2317
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.33% 95.77% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1816 2063 1862
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Software Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Analyst in Hertfordshire

Software Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Software Test Analyst in Hertfordshire

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Software Testing
1 8 (72.73%) Functional Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Stress Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Scalability Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) ISEB
5 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
6 3 (27.27%) Selenium
6 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) SDLC
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Validation
7 2 (18.18%) Banking
7 2 (18.18%) Retail
7 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (18.18%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Appium
2 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) TestRail
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
1 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
1 1 (9.09%) REST
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Functional Testing
1 8 (72.73%) Software Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Scalability Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Stress Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 2 (18.18%) Validation
7 1 (9.09%) CRM
7 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle