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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 119 162 151
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 111 53 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.02% 1.00% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 1.07% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 82 31 53
Average salary £40,025 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.73% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
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
5178 4957 4806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.23% 93.56% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3827 3669 3993
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £67,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +27 65 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Maidenhead +10 10 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Slough - 10 £42,500 -
Newbury 0 8 £28,750 -0.86%
Bracknell - 1 £47,500 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 158 (62.45%) ISEB
2 99 (39.13%) ISTQB
3 88 (34.78%) HP Quality Center
3 88 (34.78%) Finance
4 85 (33.60%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (28.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 72 (28.46%) SQL
7 67 (26.48%) Software Testing
7 67 (26.48%) QA
8 50 (19.76%) HP
9 49 (19.37%) Scrum
9 49 (19.37%) Selenium
10 47 (18.58%) Telecoms
11 45 (17.79%) QuickTest Pro
12 42 (16.60%) Test Scripting
12 42 (16.60%) Security Cleared
13 41 (16.21%) Test Automation
14 39 (15.42%) SC Cleared
15 38 (15.02%) Manual Testing
15 38 (15.02%) Automation Testing
15 38 (15.02%) TestDirector
16 37 (14.62%) Windows
17 34 (13.44%) Test Management
18 30 (11.86%) Retail
18 30 (11.86%) UNIX
19 28 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (9.88%) Banking
21 23 (9.09%) Aerospace
21 23 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
22 21 (8.30%) Test Planning

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (5.93%) SharePoint Server
2 10 (3.95%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.58%) MS Project
3 2 (0.79%) MS Office
3 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.37%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.77%) DNS
2 6 (2.37%) HTTP
3 5 (1.98%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.58%) SMS
4 4 (1.58%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.19%) 4G
5 3 (1.19%) MVNO
5 3 (1.19%) LTE
5 3 (1.19%) ISUP
5 3 (1.19%) INAP
5 3 (1.19%) SS7
5 3 (1.19%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.19%) LAN
5 3 (1.19%) WAN
5 3 (1.19%) LDAP
6 2 (0.79%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.40%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.40%) GGSN
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.58%) DataStage
2 4 (1.58%) SQLPlus
2 4 (1.58%) SAP BW
3 3 (1.19%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.19%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.19%) MySQL
4 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 49 (19.37%) Selenium
2 45 (17.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 38 (15.02%) TestDirector
4 16 (6.32%) WebDriver
5 14 (5.53%) JIRA
6 12 (4.74%) WinRunner
6 12 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (4.35%) Cucumber
7 11 (4.35%) Visual Studio
8 10 (3.95%) LoadRunner
9 6 (2.37%) Git (software)
9 6 (2.37%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.98%) eggPlant
11 4 (1.58%) Toad
11 4 (1.58%) LoadUI
12 3 (1.19%) MSTest
12 3 (1.19%) Zephyr
12 3 (1.19%) Rational Performance Tester
12 3 (1.19%) Bugzilla
13 2 (0.79%) ClearQuest
General
1 88 (34.78%) Finance
2 47 (18.58%) Telecoms
3 30 (11.86%) Retail
4 25 (9.88%) Banking
5 23 (9.09%) Aerospace
6 9 (3.56%) Billing
7 3 (1.19%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Local Government
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.72%) XML
2 9 (3.56%) .NET
2 9 (3.56%) SOAP
3 5 (1.98%) Web Services
4 4 (1.58%) HTML
5 3 (1.19%) Gherkin
5 3 (1.19%) Rendezvous
5 3 (1.19%) Middleware
6 1 (0.40%) XMPP
6 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.40%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.95%) Clustering
2 10 (3.95%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.98%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.58%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.19%) Open Source
5 3 (1.19%) IVR
6 2 (0.79%) New Media
7 1 (0.40%) iPad
7 1 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.40%) Handset
7 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.62%) Windows
2 30 (11.86%) UNIX
3 15 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (5.93%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.58%) Linux
5 3 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.19%) Solaris
6 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.40%) Android
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (33.60%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (26.48%) Software Testing
3 49 (19.37%) Scrum
4 42 (16.60%) Test Scripting
5 41 (16.21%) Test Automation
6 38 (15.02%) Manual Testing
6 38 (15.02%) Automation Testing
7 34 (13.44%) Test Management
8 23 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 21 (8.30%) Test Planning
10 20 (7.91%) Test Strategy
10 20 (7.91%) Automated Testing
11 18 (7.11%) Performance Testing
12 16 (6.32%) V-Model
13 14 (5.53%) TDD
14 13 (5.14%) System Testing
15 12 (4.74%) Web Testing
16 11 (4.35%) Waterfall
17 9 (3.56%) Integration Testing
17 9 (3.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 72 (28.46%) SQL
2 18 (7.11%) Java
3 15 (5.93%) VBScript
4 7 (2.77%) Ruby
4 7 (2.77%) C#
5 5 (1.98%) XPath
6 4 (1.58%) Perl
7 2 (0.79%) Python
7 2 (0.79%) VB
7 2 (0.79%) C
8 1 (0.40%) C++
8 1 (0.40%) PHP
8 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 158 (62.45%) ISEB
2 99 (39.13%) ISTQB
3 73 (28.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 42 (16.60%) Security Cleared
5 39 (15.42%) SC Cleared
6 15 (5.93%) Degree
7 2 (0.79%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (26.48%) QA
2 8 (3.16%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (1.19%) NFS
1 3 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 88 (34.78%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (3.95%) Netcool
2 10 (3.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (3.95%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 50 (19.76%) HP
2 15 (5.93%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.14%) Citrix
4 10 (3.95%) Oracle
4 10 (3.95%) Veritas
4 10 (3.95%) McAfee
5 5 (1.98%) IBM
6 4 (1.58%) SAP
7 3 (1.19%) Redknee
7 3 (1.19%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.19%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.79%) Cisco
8 2 (0.79%) Fujitsu
8 2 (0.79%) Capita
9 1 (0.40%) Panasonic
9 1 (0.40%) Twitter
9 1 (0.40%) Mitel
9 1 (0.40%) VMware
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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