The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 215 232 218
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 11 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.018% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.019% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,250 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.93%
QA Test 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
5400 5303 5167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.29% 93.04% 94.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3719 4053 4282
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

QA Test Analyst Salary Trend in Berkshire

QA Test 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 Test Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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 - 9 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £40,000 -
QA Test Analyst
South East

QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 20 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (65.00%) Retail
2 13 (65.00%) ISEB
3 12 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 12 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 11 (55.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (55.00%) Test Planning
4 11 (55.00%) Finance
5 7 (35.00%) JDE OneWorld
5 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (25.00%) XML
8 4 (20.00%) VBScript
8 4 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (20.00%) System Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (10.00%) TDD
10 2 (10.00%) Billing
10 2 (10.00%) Middleware
10 2 (10.00%) HP
10 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
10 2 (10.00%) JMeter
10 2 (10.00%) Java
10 2 (10.00%) SOAP
10 2 (10.00%) JUnit
10 2 (10.00%) Linux

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (35.00%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (10.00%) JMeter
2 2 (10.00%) JUnit
2 2 (10.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (10.00%) Spock
2 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (10.00%) LoadUI
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) jMock
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 13 (65.00%) Retail
2 12 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (55.00%) Finance
4 2 (10.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) SOAP
2 2 (10.00%) JMS
2 2 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 11 (55.00%) Test Planning
3 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (20.00%) System Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) TDD
7 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) BDD
7 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Test Management
8 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) VBScript
2 2 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) ISEB
2 11 (55.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft