The median annual salary for a Software Test Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 24 April 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
England / South West
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 229 234
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 10 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.19% 0.36% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.38% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 11
Median salary £40,000 £33,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.51% -3.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year - -4.41%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4965 5582 6079
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.30% 96.81% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4125 4652 4995
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
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 the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Analyst in the South West

Software Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Software Test Analyst in the South West

Software Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst in the South West over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Test Analyst in the South West

Software Test Analyst
Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Gloucestershire +3 6 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Bristol -3 2 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Devon - 2 £35,000 -
Software Test Analyst
England

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 South West region featuring Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (81.82%) SQL
2 24 (72.73%) ISEB
3 23 (69.70%) Selenium
4 21 (63.64%) Java
5 19 (57.58%) C#
5 19 (57.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (54.55%) ISTQB
7 17 (51.52%) JIRA
7 17 (51.52%) Cucumber
8 15 (45.45%) Functional Testing
8 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
9 14 (42.42%) QA
10 13 (39.39%) Software Testing
10 13 (39.39%) C++
10 13 (39.39%) LoadRunner
10 13 (39.39%) DV Cleared
11 12 (36.36%) User Stories
11 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (33.33%) JUnit
12 11 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
12 11 (33.33%) OpenUP
12 11 (33.33%) TestNG
13 10 (30.30%) Finance
14 9 (27.27%) Defect Management
15 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
16 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
16 7 (21.21%) XML
16 7 (21.21%) Automated Testing
17 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
17 6 (18.18%) Banking

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (18.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Lucidchart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (69.70%) Selenium
2 17 (51.52%) Cucumber
2 17 (51.52%) JIRA
3 13 (39.39%) LoadRunner
4 11 (33.33%) JUnit
4 11 (33.33%) TestNG
5 6 (18.18%) Bugzilla
5 6 (18.18%) SoapUI
5 6 (18.18%) WebDriver
6 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 6 (18.18%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) XML
2 6 (18.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (45.45%) Functional Testing
3 13 (39.39%) Software Testing
4 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (36.36%) User Stories
5 11 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 11 (33.33%) OpenUP
6 9 (27.27%) Defect Management
7 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
8 7 (21.21%) Automated Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
9 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
9 6 (18.18%) Process Improvement
9 6 (18.18%) Regression Testing
9 6 (18.18%) System Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Web Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Workflow
10 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
11 4 (12.12%) Automation Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) SQL
2 21 (63.64%) Java
3 19 (57.58%) C#
4 13 (39.39%) C++
5 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (72.73%) ISEB
2 18 (54.55%) ISTQB
3 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 13 (39.39%) DV Cleared
5 6 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
7 3 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) SOASTA, Inc
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
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