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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 167 101 167
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 51 127 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.01% 2.27% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 2.44% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 45 93 34
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
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
4727 5204 5078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.51% 93.04% 93.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3586 3758 4059
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -56 26 £37,500 +2.73% 4
Maidenhead - 10 £35,000 -
Newbury - 3 £40,000 -
Wokingham - 2 £51,250 -
Windsor - 1 £45,000 - 1
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 63 (55.26%) ISEB
2 56 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (45.61%) ISTQB
4 48 (42.11%) Finance
5 40 (35.09%) QA
6 35 (30.70%) SQL
7 30 (26.32%) Software Testing
8 28 (24.56%) Degree
9 27 (23.68%) Scrum
10 24 (21.05%) Telecoms
10 24 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 23 (20.18%) Selenium
11 23 (20.18%) Test Scripting
12 22 (19.30%) Automation Testing
13 18 (15.79%) Test Automation
14 16 (14.04%) Java
14 16 (14.04%) HP Quality Center
15 15 (13.16%) SDLC
15 15 (13.16%) Banking
16 14 (12.28%) Automated Testing
16 14 (12.28%) MS Excel
16 14 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
17 13 (11.40%) Test Management
18 12 (10.53%) Oracle
19 11 (9.65%) WebDriver
19 11 (9.65%) Test Planning
20 10 (8.77%) Web Testing
20 10 (8.77%) JIRA
20 10 (8.77%) XML
20 10 (8.77%) UNIX

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 5 (4.39%) Confluence
2 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.88%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.51%) MS Project
2 4 (3.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) CSG Singleview
2 3 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.88%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.88%) SS7
3 1 (0.88%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.88%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (0.88%) LAN
3 1 (0.88%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.88%) VoIP
3 1 (0.88%) VPN
3 1 (0.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.39%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.39%) NoSQL
2 5 (4.39%) MySQL
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.88%) Big Data
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (20.18%) Selenium
2 11 (9.65%) WebDriver
3 10 (8.77%) JIRA
4 9 (7.89%) HP UFT
4 9 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (7.02%) Visual Studio
6 6 (5.26%) LoadRunner
6 6 (5.26%) Zephyr
7 4 (3.51%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.75%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.88%) Hudson
10 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.88%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.88%) JMeter
10 1 (0.88%) Subversion
10 1 (0.88%) WinRunner
10 1 (0.88%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.88%) Appium
General
1 48 (42.11%) Finance
2 24 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 15 (13.16%) Banking
4 9 (7.89%) Aerospace
5 8 (7.02%) Billing
6 6 (5.26%) Retail
7 5 (4.39%) Marketing
8 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.63%) Electronics
9 1 (0.88%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.77%) XML
2 8 (7.02%) SOAP
3 7 (6.14%) .NET
4 6 (5.26%) Web Services
4 6 (5.26%) Gherkin
5 4 (3.51%) REST
5 4 (3.51%) Spring
6 1 (0.88%) Ajax
6 1 (0.88%) XMPP
6 1 (0.88%) RESTful
6 1 (0.88%) CSS
6 1 (0.88%) HTML
6 1 (0.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.02%) Computer Science
1 8 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.63%) DTV
2 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.75%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.75%) New Media
4 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.88%) User Experience
4 1 (0.88%) Social Media
4 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.77%) UNIX
2 3 (2.63%) Windows
3 1 (0.88%) Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (26.32%) Software Testing
3 27 (23.68%) Scrum
4 23 (20.18%) Test Scripting
5 22 (19.30%) Automation Testing
6 18 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 15 (13.16%) SDLC
8 14 (12.28%) Automated Testing
8 14 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (11.40%) Test Management
10 11 (9.65%) Test Planning
11 10 (8.77%) Web Testing
11 10 (8.77%) TDD
12 8 (7.02%) BDD
13 7 (6.14%) Integration Testing
13 7 (6.14%) Performance Testing
14 6 (5.26%) Manual Testing
14 6 (5.26%) Test Strategy
15 5 (4.39%) Mentoring
15 5 (4.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.70%) SQL
2 16 (14.04%) Java
3 8 (7.02%) C#
4 6 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.39%) VBScript
5 5 (4.39%) VB
6 3 (2.63%) Ruby
7 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.88%) Perl
7 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (55.26%) ISEB
2 52 (45.61%) ISTQB
3 28 (24.56%) Degree
4 24 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.63%) APMP
8 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (35.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (14.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (10.53%) Oracle
2 9 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.89%) HP
3 4 (3.51%) SAP
3 4 (3.51%) Capita
3 4 (3.51%) IBM
4 2 (1.75%) Cisco
5 1 (0.88%) Panasonic
5 1 (0.88%) EMC
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.88%) Mitel
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