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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 204 210 212
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 25 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.46% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 22 4 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 £39,000 £37,565 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,565 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
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
5133 5110 4919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.67% 93.86% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3862 3753 3990
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 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £66,000
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 4 March 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 4 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 6 £43,000 - 1
Hungerford -1 3 - -
Newbury - 3 £40,000 - 1
Slough - 3 £55,000 -
QA Analyst
South East

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 32 (100.00%) QA
2 23 (71.88%) ISEB
3 21 (65.63%) ISTQB
4 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (40.63%) Test Scripting
5 13 (40.63%) Scrum
6 12 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (34.38%) Software Testing
8 10 (31.25%) Automation Testing
9 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
10 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
10 7 (21.88%) Agile Testing
11 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
12 5 (15.63%) Java
12 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
12 5 (15.63%) Degree
13 4 (12.50%) Selenium
13 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
14 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
14 3 (9.38%) Gherkin
14 3 (9.38%) SaaS
14 3 (9.38%) Confluence
14 3 (9.38%) BDD
14 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
14 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
14 3 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
14 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (9.38%) JIRA
14 3 (9.38%) Marketing
14 3 (9.38%) XML

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (9.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Broadband
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
1 2 (6.25%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
1 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
1 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Selenium
1 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 3 (9.38%) JIRA
2 3 (9.38%) Zephyr
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Marketing
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Automotive
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Gherkin
1 3 (9.38%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Test Scripting
2 13 (40.63%) Scrum
3 12 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (34.38%) Software Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Automation Testing
6 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
7 7 (21.88%) Agile Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
9 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
10 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
10 3 (9.38%) BDD
10 3 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (9.38%) TDD
11 2 (6.25%) Test Planning
12 1 (3.13%) Logistics
12 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
12 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
12 1 (3.13%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (71.88%) ISEB
2 21 (65.63%) ISTQB
3 5 (15.63%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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TheSmartList
Salary: Up to £35,000 Dependent on experience
Posted: 16 days ago