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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 209 202 208
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 19 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 7
Average salary £43,000 £37,565 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.46% +7.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £37,565 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
5178 4957 4806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.23% 93.56% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3827 3669 3993
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +4 5 £43,000 -
Newbury - 3 £40,000 -
Slough - 2 £48,750 -
Hungerford -3 1 - - 2
QA Analyst
South East

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 37 (100.00%) QA
2 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (59.46%) Software Testing
4 20 (54.05%) ISEB
5 19 (51.35%) Telecoms
6 15 (40.54%) ISTQB
7 13 (35.14%) Java
8 11 (29.73%) Scrum
9 10 (27.03%) Smartphone
9 10 (27.03%) Test Scripting
9 10 (27.03%) HTML
9 10 (27.03%) Broadband
9 10 (27.03%) Internet
9 10 (27.03%) 3G
10 8 (21.62%) Finance
10 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (21.62%) Automation Testing
11 7 (18.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
12 6 (16.22%) Agile Testing
12 6 (16.22%) Test Planning
12 6 (16.22%) Retail
13 4 (10.81%) Selenium
13 4 (10.81%) Degree
13 4 (10.81%) JDE OneWorld
13 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
13 4 (10.81%) WebDriver
14 3 (8.11%) SaaS
14 3 (8.11%) Confluence

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (8.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) Broadband
1 10 (27.03%) Internet
1 10 (27.03%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
1 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
1 3 (8.11%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Selenium
1 4 (10.81%) WebDriver
2 3 (8.11%) Zephyr
2 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (51.35%) Telecoms
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 6 (16.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) HTML
2 3 (8.11%) Gherkin
2 3 (8.11%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.70%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (59.46%) Software Testing
3 11 (29.73%) Scrum
4 10 (27.03%) Test Scripting
5 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (21.62%) Automation Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
7 6 (16.22%) Agile Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Test Planning
8 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.11%) BDD
9 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.11%) TDD
10 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
10 2 (5.41%) Manual Testing
11 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
11 1 (2.70%) Test Management
11 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.70%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Java
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (54.05%) ISEB
2 15 (40.54%) ISTQB
3 7 (18.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (10.81%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) HP
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