The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 101 138 176
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 135 91 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.28% 1.62% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 1.74% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 88 63 42
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
5436 5232 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.82% 93.18% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3740 4034 4328
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Berkshire

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Berkshire

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 Test Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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 +6 90 £37,500 - 4
Slough +11 11 £37,250 +6.42%
Maidenhead -18 5 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Bracknell -9 4 £29,000 -3.33%
Newbury +9 2 £22,500 +9.75%
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 122 (46.21%) HP Quality Center
2 121 (45.83%) ISEB
3 99 (37.50%) Finance
4 79 (29.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 77 (29.17%) QuickTest Pro
6 75 (28.41%) QA
7 72 (27.27%) Software Testing
8 70 (26.52%) Telecoms
9 66 (25.00%) Test Scripting
10 63 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
11 59 (22.35%) Automation Testing
12 58 (21.97%) XML
13 54 (20.45%) Selenium
14 53 (20.08%) SC Cleared
14 53 (20.08%) Security Cleared
14 53 (20.08%) Test Automation
15 52 (19.70%) ISTQB
16 51 (19.32%) Manual Testing
17 50 (18.94%) HP
18 49 (18.56%) SQL
19 45 (17.05%) TestDirector
20 44 (16.67%) VBScript
21 43 (16.29%) Retail
22 40 (15.15%) Test Planning
23 38 (14.39%) Windows
24 33 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
25 31 (11.74%) System Testing
26 25 (9.47%) Automated Testing
27 24 (9.09%) Integration Testing
27 24 (9.09%) Scrum

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (6.06%) SharePoint Server
2 15 (5.68%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.65%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.14%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.76%) IIS
6 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.76%) MS Office
2 2 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (6.06%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.30%) HTTP
1 14 (5.30%) TCP/IP
1 14 (5.30%) DNS
2 13 (4.92%) LDAP
2 13 (4.92%) SMS
2 13 (4.92%) SS7
2 13 (4.92%) ISUP
2 13 (4.92%) INAP
2 13 (4.92%) Wireshark
3 10 (3.79%) LTE
3 10 (3.79%) 4G
4 4 (1.52%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.76%) FTP
5 2 (0.76%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.38%) Network Security
6 1 (0.38%) MVNO
6 1 (0.38%) IPv4
6 1 (0.38%) IPv6
6 1 (0.38%) 3G
6 1 (0.38%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.52%) SAP BW
2 4 (1.52%) DataStage
2 4 (1.52%) SQLPlus
3 3 (1.14%) MySQL
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 77 (29.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 54 (20.45%) Selenium
3 45 (17.05%) TestDirector
4 15 (5.68%) LoadRunner
4 15 (5.68%) Visual Studio
5 14 (5.30%) WebDriver
6 11 (4.17%) WinRunner
6 11 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
7 9 (3.41%) SoapUI
8 8 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (3.03%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.27%) LoadUI
9 6 (2.27%) Subversion
9 6 (2.27%) JIRA
10 5 (1.89%) Toad
10 5 (1.89%) eggPlant
11 4 (1.52%) TestComplete
12 3 (1.14%) JUnit
13 2 (0.76%) JMeter
13 2 (0.76%) jMock
General
1 99 (37.50%) Finance
2 70 (26.52%) Telecoms
3 43 (16.29%) Retail
4 22 (8.33%) Billing
5 5 (1.89%) Banking
6 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.38%) Local Government
7 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (21.97%) XML
2 22 (8.33%) SOAP
3 18 (6.82%) .NET
4 13 (4.92%) Rendezvous
5 8 (3.03%) Web Services
6 4 (1.52%) HTML
6 4 (1.52%) Middleware
7 2 (0.76%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.76%) REST
7 2 (0.76%) JMS
7 2 (0.76%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.38%) JDBC
8 1 (0.38%) ODBC
8 1 (0.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.71%) Mobile App
1 23 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.92%) IVR
3 7 (2.65%) Clustering
4 6 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.89%) iPad
6 4 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.76%) Handset
7 2 (0.76%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.76%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.38%) Open Source
8 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.38%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.39%) Windows
2 20 (7.58%) Windows XP
3 18 (6.82%) Linux
4 17 (6.44%) UNIX
5 14 (5.30%) Solaris
6 13 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.89%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.52%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.14%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.76%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.76%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.38%) Android
12 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (27.27%) Software Testing
2 66 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 63 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (22.35%) Automation Testing
5 53 (20.08%) Test Automation
6 51 (19.32%) Manual Testing
7 40 (15.15%) Test Planning
8 33 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 31 (11.74%) System Testing
10 25 (9.47%) Automated Testing
11 24 (9.09%) Integration Testing
11 24 (9.09%) Scrum
12 22 (8.33%) Test Strategy
13 19 (7.20%) Test Management
14 15 (5.68%) Web Testing
14 15 (5.68%) CRM
15 13 (4.92%) Regression Testing
16 12 (4.55%) Performance Testing
17 11 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
18 10 (3.79%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.56%) SQL
2 44 (16.67%) VBScript
3 24 (9.09%) Java
4 23 (8.71%) C#
5 16 (6.06%) Perl
6 15 (5.68%) XPath
7 11 (4.17%) C
8 7 (2.65%) VB
9 4 (1.52%) PHP
10 3 (1.14%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.76%) C++
11 2 (0.76%) Python
12 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.38%) Ruby
12 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 121 (45.83%) ISEB
2 79 (29.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 53 (20.08%) SC Cleared
3 53 (20.08%) Security Cleared
4 52 (19.70%) ISTQB
5 17 (6.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (28.41%) QA
2 5 (1.89%) GAMP
System Software
1 13 (4.92%) NFS
2 8 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 122 (46.21%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (4.17%) Netcool
4 6 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.38%) nmon
Vendors
1 50 (18.94%) HP
2 19 (7.20%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.44%) Citrix
4 13 (4.92%) Red Hat
4 13 (4.92%) TIBCO
5 10 (3.79%) Redknee
6 9 (3.41%) Oracle
7 7 (2.65%) Veritas
8 6 (2.27%) IBM
8 6 (2.27%) McAfee
9 4 (1.52%) SAP
9 4 (1.52%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.38%) F5
10 1 (0.38%) Northgate
10 1 (0.38%) Cisco
10 1 (0.38%) VMware
Maidenhead
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £35k - 40k per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago