The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 206 203 209
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 11 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.22% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.21% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 15
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -
QA Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4755 5118 4915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.18% 92.77% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3561 3710 3908
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the Berkshire region.

QA Analyst Salary Trend in Berkshire

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

QA Analyst Salary Histogram in Berkshire

QA Analyst
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -9 5 £34,000 -9.33%
Newbury +7 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Wokingham - 1 £47,500 -
QA Analyst
South East

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited QA Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Analyst in their job title.

1 36 (100.00%) QA
2 22 (61.11%) ISTQB
2 22 (61.11%) ISEB
3 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (41.67%) Automation Testing
5 14 (38.89%) Scrum
6 13 (36.11%) Test Scripting
7 11 (30.56%) Degree
8 10 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (25.00%) Selenium
10 8 (22.22%) Software Testing
10 8 (22.22%) Test Strategy
10 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
10 8 (22.22%) WebDriver
11 7 (19.44%) BDD
11 7 (19.44%) TDD
11 7 (19.44%) JIRA
11 7 (19.44%) Java
12 6 (16.67%) SQL
12 6 (16.67%) MySQL
12 6 (16.67%) Oracle
12 6 (16.67%) XML
12 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
12 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (16.67%) MongoDB
12 6 (16.67%) NoSQL
12 6 (16.67%) SaaS
12 6 (16.67%) Confluence
12 6 (16.67%) Gherkin
12 6 (16.67%) Zephyr

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited QA Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.67%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) MySQL
1 6 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 6 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Selenium
2 8 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 7 (19.44%) JIRA
4 6 (16.67%) Zephyr
5 3 (8.33%) SpecFlow
6 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.78%) Subversion
7 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.78%) eggPlant
7 1 (2.78%) Hudson
7 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.89%) Marketing
3 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Automotive
4 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) XML
1 6 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 3 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) REST
3 2 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) DTV
2 1 (2.78%) Social Media
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) Automation Testing
3 14 (38.89%) Scrum
4 13 (36.11%) Test Scripting
5 10 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 8 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 7 (19.44%) TDD
7 7 (19.44%) BDD
8 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (13.89%) Agile Testing
9 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.33%) V-Model
10 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
11 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (5.56%) Manual Testing
11 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) Java
2 6 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) ISEB
1 22 (61.11%) ISTQB
2 11 (30.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft