Capita Novus - Software Test Analyst

Salary: £24,000 to £28,000
Location: London, North West
Start date: Ongoing
Sectors: Computing & IT, Science & Technology

Software Test Analyst

Do you enjoy problem solving? Can you spot mistakes? Do you have a keen eye for detail? Are you ambitious, analytical and interested in technology? Do you want to build a successful career within IT? Do you want to work for a FTSE 100 Company with a global presence and blue chip clients?

Capita are the UK’s leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, operating within all sectors including Transport, Banking, Central Government, Education, Insurance, Life and pensions, Retail, media, and utilities.

Capita’s prestigious graduate programme – Novus, offers you the opportunity to kick start your career as a Software Test Analyst. With ground breaking training accredited by the British Computer Society and on site experience with our blue chip clients you will be well on your way to achieving your career goals and succeeding as an IT professional with Capita Novus.

The Novus Programme

The programme begins with 12 weeks of exclusive training based in either our Manchester or London training centres. Designed to give you the skills, professional certifications and experience to work as a Software Test Analyst on our blue chip client sites.

The training focuses on up to date industry relevant methodologies and practices, including; ISTQB, SQL, Agile, Java, XML, Quality Assurance, Project skills, Test Automation and SDLC. We are a BCS accredited test and training centre which will give you the opportunity to gain a number of professional accreditations and certificates from the BCS, Oracle and Microsoft.

Upon completion of the training you will be an ISTQB certified foundation Software Test Analyst, placed on site with one of our prestigious blue chip clients and working on some of the most exciting projects across the UK. You could be managing defect lifecycles, Creating test scripts and test cases, Testing Smart ticketing systems or testing the automation of car manufacturing. Whichever project you work on you will be continuously developing and challenging yourself on a daily basis.


You will be an enthusiastic individual with a passion for technology and IT, with an analytical approach to problem solving and a keen eye for detail. Strong communication skills both written and spoken are also essential, as well as the following pre requisites:

  • Minimum 2:2 Degree
  • Able to attend 12 weeks unpaid training in Manchester or London
  • Geo graphically flexible – Prepared to relocate around the UK
  • Understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle
  • A passion for technology and problem solving
  • Committed to the programme for 2 Years


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