The median annual salary for a Software Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 157 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.080% 0.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
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 Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2443 2806 3233
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.18% 97.97% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2020 2335 2559
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Analyst in Leeds

Software Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Software Test Analyst in Leeds

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

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 Leeds region featuring Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (20.00%) BrowserStack
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) API Testing

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

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) API Testing
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
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