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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 136 147 171
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 89 76 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.66% 1.42% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.51% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 70 50 39
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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
5037 5028 4768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.71% 93.75% 93.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3798 3704 3855
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%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 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
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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 53 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Slough +11 7 £42,500 -29.16% 2
Newbury +2 7 £36,250 -9.37% 1
Maidenhead -2 6 £37,500 +5.63% 3
Wokingham - 1 - -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 143 (66.51%) ISEB
2 100 (46.51%) ISTQB
3 84 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (33.49%) Finance
5 67 (31.16%) SQL
6 64 (29.77%) HP Quality Center
7 62 (28.84%) QA
7 62 (28.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 56 (26.05%) Software Testing
9 52 (24.19%) Scrum
10 39 (18.14%) HP
11 38 (17.67%) Selenium
12 36 (16.74%) Telecoms
13 34 (15.81%) Test Scripting
14 32 (14.88%) Test Management
14 32 (14.88%) Test Automation
15 29 (13.49%) Manual Testing
15 29 (13.49%) Security Cleared
16 28 (13.02%) TestDirector
16 28 (13.02%) QuickTest Pro
16 28 (13.02%) UNIX
16 28 (13.02%) Windows
17 27 (12.56%) Automation Testing
18 25 (11.63%) SC Cleared
18 25 (11.63%) Retail
19 24 (11.16%) Banking
20 23 (10.70%) Aerospace
21 21 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
22 18 (8.37%) Automated Testing
22 18 (8.37%) Degree

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (4.65%) SharePoint Server
2 8 (3.72%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.40%) Confluence
4 1 (0.47%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.33%) MS Project
3 2 (0.93%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.79%) HTTPS
2 4 (1.86%) DNS
2 4 (1.86%) LAN
3 3 (1.40%) 4G
3 3 (1.40%) MVNO
3 3 (1.40%) LTE
3 3 (1.40%) 3GPP
3 3 (1.40%) HTTP
3 3 (1.40%) WAN
4 2 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.93%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.93%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.47%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.47%) GGSN
5 1 (0.47%) HSPA
5 1 (0.47%) GPRS
5 1 (0.47%) UMTS
5 1 (0.47%) VoIP
5 1 (0.47%) SMS
5 1 (0.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.40%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.40%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.40%) MySQL
4 2 (0.93%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.93%) DataStage
4 2 (0.93%) SQLPlus
4 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (17.67%) Selenium
2 28 (13.02%) TestDirector
2 28 (13.02%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (6.98%) WebDriver
4 13 (6.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (6.05%) JIRA
5 12 (5.58%) Visual Studio
6 10 (4.65%) LoadRunner
7 9 (4.19%) WinRunner
8 7 (3.26%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.79%) Git (software)
10 4 (1.86%) Zephyr
11 3 (1.40%) eggPlant
11 3 (1.40%) MSTest
11 3 (1.40%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.40%) Rational Performance Tester
11 3 (1.40%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.93%) ClearQuest
12 2 (0.93%) Toad
12 2 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
General
1 72 (33.49%) Finance
2 36 (16.74%) Telecoms
3 25 (11.63%) Retail
4 24 (11.16%) Banking
5 23 (10.70%) Aerospace
6 6 (2.79%) Billing
7 3 (1.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Local Government
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.72%) .NET
2 5 (2.33%) XML
3 4 (1.86%) SOAP
3 4 (1.86%) Web Services
4 3 (1.40%) Gherkin
4 3 (1.40%) Middleware
5 2 (0.93%) XMPP
5 2 (0.93%) HTML
6 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.47%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.58%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.26%) Clustering
4 5 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.40%) Open Source
6 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.93%) New Media
7 1 (0.47%) iPad
7 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.47%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.02%) UNIX
1 28 (13.02%) Windows
2 13 (6.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (4.65%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.47%) Android
5 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (26.05%) Software Testing
3 52 (24.19%) Scrum
4 34 (15.81%) Test Scripting
5 32 (14.88%) Test Management
5 32 (14.88%) Test Automation
6 29 (13.49%) Manual Testing
7 27 (12.56%) Automation Testing
8 18 (8.37%) Automated Testing
9 17 (7.91%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (6.98%) Performance Testing
10 15 (6.98%) Test Planning
10 15 (6.98%) Test Strategy
11 14 (6.51%) V-Model
12 11 (5.12%) Web Testing
12 11 (5.12%) Waterfall
12 11 (5.12%) TDD
13 9 (4.19%) System Testing
14 8 (3.72%) Integration Testing
14 8 (3.72%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 67 (31.16%) SQL
2 12 (5.58%) Java
3 7 (3.26%) VBScript
3 7 (3.26%) Ruby
4 6 (2.79%) C#
5 2 (0.93%) C
5 2 (0.93%) VB
6 1 (0.47%) Python
6 1 (0.47%) PHP
6 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 143 (66.51%) ISEB
2 100 (46.51%) ISTQB
3 62 (28.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 29 (13.49%) Security Cleared
5 25 (11.63%) SC Cleared
6 18 (8.37%) Degree
7 5 (2.33%) VCP4
8 3 (1.40%) APMP
9 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (28.84%) QA
2 6 (2.79%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 64 (29.77%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.26%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (3.26%) Netcool
2 7 (3.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 39 (18.14%) HP
2 15 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.65%) Oracle
4 7 (3.26%) Veritas
4 7 (3.26%) IBM
4 7 (3.26%) Citrix
4 7 (3.26%) McAfee
5 4 (1.86%) Cisco
6 3 (1.40%) Capita
7 2 (0.93%) Mitel
7 2 (0.93%) SAP
7 2 (0.93%) Panasonic
7 2 (0.93%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.47%) Twitter
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.47%) EMC
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oxford Hays
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newbury
People Source
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 27 days ago