The median annual salary for a Software Test Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 194 199
Rank change year-on-year +15 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 7 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.20% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 8
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -33.33%  
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 West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3427 3820 4503
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.58% 98.12% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2856 3240 3607
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Analyst in West Yorkshire

Software Test Analyst
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Software Test Analyst in West Yorkshire

Software Test Analyst
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire 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
Ilkley +1 5 £32,500 +18.18%
Leeds +5 2 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Software Test Analyst
Yorkshire

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

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 West Yorkshire region featuring Software Test Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (50.00%) ISEB
4 5 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (30.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (20.00%) Selenium
7 1 (10.00%) JIRA
7 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
7 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (10.00%) BDD
7 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
7 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
7 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (10.00%) Ruby
7 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (10.00%) TDD
7 1 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Coaching

Software Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (10.00%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) API Testing
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) Coaching
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
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