The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 203 218 200
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 7 5 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.096% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.10% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 9
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year
- -2.25%
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
4134 4992 5614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.98% 95.96% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3277 3974 3832
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

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
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Newbury +5 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Reading +12 1 - -
Maidenhead -5 1 - -
QA Analyst
South East

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, QA 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 Berkshire region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (72.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) JIRA
3 11 (61.11%) Marketing
4 10 (55.56%) Scrum
5 9 (50.00%) Selenium
6 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
7 7 (38.89%) Wireframes
7 7 (38.89%) Java
7 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
7 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
8 6 (33.33%) System Testing
8 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
8 6 (33.33%) ISEB
8 6 (33.33%) Finance
8 6 (33.33%) SDLC
8 6 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
8 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (33.33%) User Experience
9 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
9 5 (27.78%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (22.22%) V-Model
10 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
10 4 (22.22%) BDD
10 4 (22.22%) HTML
10 4 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
11 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
11 3 (16.67%) Zephyr

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
1 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) JIRA
2 9 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 3 (16.67%) NUnit
3 3 (16.67%) TestNG
3 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (16.67%) Zephyr
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (61.11%) Marketing
2 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (16.67%) Electronics
4 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 3 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (16.67%) PMI
2 3 (16.67%) Wiki
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (72.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (55.56%) Scrum
3 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
3 7 (38.89%) Wireframes
4 6 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
4 6 (33.33%) SDLC
4 6 (33.33%) System Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
6 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 4 (22.22%) BDD
6 4 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 4 (22.22%) V-Model
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISEB
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com