The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 98 141 155
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 125 76 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.22% 1.37% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 1.48% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 90 49 56
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £25,000 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,150 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5207 5151 5587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.57% 93.18% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3684 4085 4710
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Analyst
South East

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +26 77 £37,500 +3.44% 3
Slough +22 18 £42,500 +21.42%
Bracknell +2 5 £38,000 +16.92% 1
Maidenhead -22 3 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 119 (50.64%) ISEB
2 103 (43.83%) HP Quality Center
3 97 (41.28%) Finance
4 92 (39.15%) QA
5 83 (35.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 80 (34.04%) Software Testing
7 70 (29.79%) Telecoms
8 60 (25.53%) Selenium
8 60 (25.53%) Test Scripting
9 59 (25.11%) QuickTest Pro
10 54 (22.98%) Automation Testing
11 49 (20.85%) HP
12 48 (20.43%) Retail
12 48 (20.43%) Test Automation
13 47 (20.00%) XML
14 45 (19.15%) TestDirector
15 44 (18.72%) Manual Testing
15 44 (18.72%) ISTQB
16 42 (17.87%) C#
17 38 (16.17%) VBScript
17 38 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
18 35 (14.89%) .NET
19 34 (14.47%) SQL
19 34 (14.47%) Billing
20 33 (14.04%) SC Cleared
20 33 (14.04%) Security Cleared
21 32 (13.62%) Automated Testing
22 30 (12.77%) Visual Studio
23 29 (12.34%) User Acceptance Testing
24 28 (11.91%) Scrum

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 10 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (3.40%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (2.98%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.70%) CMS
5 3 (1.28%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.85%) IIS
7 1 (0.43%) Drupal
7 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.85%) MS Office
2 2 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (10.21%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.64%) LTE
1 25 (10.64%) 4G
2 16 (6.81%) DNS
2 16 (6.81%) TCP/IP
3 12 (5.11%) HTTP
4 11 (4.68%) Wireshark
4 11 (4.68%) SMS
4 11 (4.68%) LDAP
4 11 (4.68%) SS7
4 11 (4.68%) ISUP
4 11 (4.68%) INAP
5 7 (2.98%) Internet
6 5 (2.13%) Firewall
7 4 (1.70%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.85%) FTP
9 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.43%) Network Security
9 1 (0.43%) IPv4
9 1 (0.43%) IPv6
9 1 (0.43%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.28%) MySQL
3 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 60 (25.53%) Selenium
2 59 (25.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 45 (19.15%) TestDirector
4 30 (12.77%) Visual Studio
5 17 (7.23%) LoadRunner
6 15 (6.38%) WebDriver
7 11 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (4.26%) Selenium IDE
9 9 (3.83%) TestComplete
10 8 (3.40%) WinRunner
11 5 (2.13%) NUnit
12 4 (1.70%) Subversion
12 4 (1.70%) JIRA
12 4 (1.70%) SoapUI
13 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (1.28%) JUnit
13 3 (1.28%) JMeter
14 2 (0.85%) jMock
14 2 (0.85%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 97 (41.28%) Finance
2 70 (29.79%) Telecoms
3 48 (20.43%) Retail
4 34 (14.47%) Billing
5 5 (2.13%) Banking
6 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Local Government
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (20.00%) XML
2 35 (14.89%) .NET
3 16 (6.81%) SOAP
4 11 (4.68%) Rendezvous
5 6 (2.55%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.13%) Web Services
7 4 (1.70%) Middleware
7 4 (1.70%) HTML
7 4 (1.70%) Ajax
8 3 (1.28%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.85%) JMS
9 2 (0.85%) REST
10 1 (0.43%) JDBC
10 1 (0.43%) JSP
10 1 (0.43%) ODBC
10 1 (0.43%) J2EE
10 1 (0.43%) Spring
10 1 (0.43%) LAMP
10 1 (0.43%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.09%) Mobile App
2 11 (4.68%) IVR
3 5 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.13%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.70%) iPad
5 2 (0.85%) Clustering
5 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.85%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.43%) Open Source
6 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.43%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.64%) Windows
2 18 (7.66%) UNIX
3 17 (7.23%) Linux
4 12 (5.11%) Solaris
4 12 (5.11%) Windows XP
5 11 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.55%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.13%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.70%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.28%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.28%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (34.04%) Software Testing
2 60 (25.53%) Test Scripting
3 54 (22.98%) Automation Testing
4 48 (20.43%) Test Automation
5 44 (18.72%) Manual Testing
6 38 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (13.62%) Automated Testing
8 29 (12.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 28 (11.91%) Scrum
10 27 (11.49%) System Testing
11 21 (8.94%) Integration Testing
12 18 (7.66%) Test Strategy
13 15 (6.38%) CRM
13 15 (6.38%) BDD
14 14 (5.96%) Test Management
15 10 (4.26%) Web Testing
16 9 (3.83%) Regression Testing
17 6 (2.55%) Stakeholder Management
17 6 (2.55%) TDD
17 6 (2.55%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (17.87%) C#
2 38 (16.17%) VBScript
3 34 (14.47%) SQL
4 21 (8.94%) Java
5 18 (7.66%) Perl
6 12 (5.11%) VB
7 10 (4.26%) C
7 10 (4.26%) XPath
8 5 (2.13%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.70%) PHP
10 3 (1.28%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.85%) Ruby
12 1 (0.43%) C++
12 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 119 (50.64%) ISEB
2 83 (35.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 44 (18.72%) ISTQB
4 33 (14.04%) SC Cleared
4 33 (14.04%) Security Cleared
5 21 (8.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (39.15%) QA
System Software
1 11 (4.68%) NFS
2 8 (3.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 103 (43.83%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (2.55%) Netcool
4 1 (0.43%) nmon
4 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 49 (20.85%) HP
2 25 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.68%) Red Hat
3 11 (4.68%) TIBCO
4 10 (4.26%) Citrix
5 9 (3.83%) Oracle
6 8 (3.40%) Redknee
7 6 (2.55%) IBM
8 4 (1.70%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.85%) Veritas
10 1 (0.43%) F5
10 1 (0.43%) Northgate
10 1 (0.43%) McAfee
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum `+ Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago