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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 171 105 178
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +73
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 46 116 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.90% 2.10% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 2.27% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 41 82 22
Average salary £44,000 £36,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.54% +9.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £27,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,350 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
4755 5118 4915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.18% 92.77% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3561 3710 3908
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -53 25 £45,000 +23.28% 1
Maidenhead +4 7 £38,000 +8.57%
Newbury +7 3 £50,000 -
Wokingham - 2 £51,250 -
Windsor - 1 £45,000 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 90 (63.38%) ISEB
2 72 (50.70%) ISTQB
3 65 (45.77%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (44.37%) Finance
5 50 (35.21%) QA
6 40 (28.17%) SQL
7 39 (27.46%) Software Testing
8 34 (23.94%) Scrum
8 34 (23.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 30 (21.13%) HP Quality Center
10 28 (19.72%) Telecoms
11 27 (19.01%) Selenium
12 25 (17.61%) HP
13 23 (16.20%) Degree
13 23 (16.20%) Test Automation
14 21 (14.79%) Test Management
14 21 (14.79%) Test Scripting
14 21 (14.79%) Automation Testing
15 20 (14.08%) SDLC
16 19 (13.38%) Banking
17 17 (11.97%) MS Excel
17 17 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (11.27%) Java
18 16 (11.27%) Automated Testing
19 15 (10.56%) User Acceptance Testing
19 15 (10.56%) WebDriver
20 14 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
20 14 (9.86%) TDD
20 14 (9.86%) Aerospace
20 14 (9.86%) JIRA

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 6 (4.23%) Confluence
2 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.70%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (11.97%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.52%) MS Project
3 4 (2.82%) MS Office
4 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.70%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.23%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.41%) 3GPP
2 2 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.70%) LTE
3 1 (0.70%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.70%) 4G
3 1 (0.70%) MVNO
3 1 (0.70%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (0.70%) VoIP
3 1 (0.70%) VPN
3 1 (0.70%) LAN
3 1 (0.70%) SMS
3 1 (0.70%) SAN
3 1 (0.70%) Internet
3 1 (0.70%) SS7
3 1 (0.70%) SMPP
3 1 (0.70%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.70%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.70%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.23%) MySQL
2 6 (4.23%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.23%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 27 (19.01%) Selenium
2 15 (10.56%) WebDriver
3 14 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (9.86%) JIRA
4 12 (8.45%) Visual Studio
5 10 (7.04%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (5.63%) LoadRunner
7 7 (4.93%) Zephyr
8 6 (4.23%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.82%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.82%) TestDirector
10 3 (2.11%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.41%) Rational Performance Tester
11 2 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.70%) WinRunner
12 1 (0.70%) JMeter
12 1 (0.70%) Subversion
12 1 (0.70%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.70%) Hudson
12 1 (0.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 63 (44.37%) Finance
2 28 (19.72%) Telecoms
3 19 (13.38%) Banking
4 14 (9.86%) Aerospace
5 12 (8.45%) Retail
6 9 (6.34%) Billing
7 4 (2.82%) Marketing
8 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.41%) Electronics
9 1 (0.70%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.04%) .NET
2 7 (4.93%) XML
3 6 (4.23%) SOAP
3 6 (4.23%) Gherkin
4 5 (3.52%) Web Services
5 2 (1.41%) Middleware
5 2 (1.41%) REST
5 2 (1.41%) XMPP
6 1 (0.70%) RESTful
6 1 (0.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.41%) New Media
4 2 (1.41%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.41%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.41%) DTV
5 1 (0.70%) Social Media
5 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.04%) UNIX
2 5 (3.52%) Windows
3 1 (0.70%) Linux
3 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (45.77%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (27.46%) Software Testing
3 34 (23.94%) Scrum
4 23 (16.20%) Test Automation
5 21 (14.79%) Test Management
5 21 (14.79%) Test Scripting
5 21 (14.79%) Automation Testing
6 20 (14.08%) SDLC
7 16 (11.27%) Automated Testing
8 15 (10.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (9.86%) TDD
10 12 (8.45%) Web Testing
11 11 (7.75%) Manual Testing
11 11 (7.75%) Test Planning
11 11 (7.75%) Test Strategy
11 11 (7.75%) Performance Testing
12 9 (6.34%) Integration Testing
12 9 (6.34%) BDD
13 7 (4.93%) Mentoring
14 6 (4.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.17%) SQL
2 16 (11.27%) Java
3 8 (5.63%) C#
4 6 (4.23%) Ruby
5 3 (2.11%) VBScript
5 3 (2.11%) VB
6 2 (1.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.70%) Perl
7 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 90 (63.38%) ISEB
2 72 (50.70%) ISTQB
3 34 (23.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 23 (16.20%) Degree
5 8 (5.63%) Security Cleared
6 6 (4.23%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.11%) APMP
8 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (35.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 30 (21.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 25 (17.61%) HP
2 13 (9.15%) Oracle
2 13 (9.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.23%) IBM
4 4 (2.82%) Capita
5 3 (2.11%) SAP
5 3 (2.11%) Cisco
6 2 (1.41%) Panasonic
6 2 (1.41%) Mitel
7 1 (0.70%) Twitter
7 1 (0.70%) EMC
7 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago