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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 164 98 152
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 45 124 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.90% 2.21% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 2.37% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 42 90 48
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £30,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
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
4689 5222 5175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.12% 93.10% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3597 3686 4105
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 £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 31 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 31 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 -42 27 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Maidenhead +6 6 £35,000 -12.50%
Newbury - 2 £38,750 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 48 (49.48%) ISEB
2 43 (44.33%) Finance
2 43 (44.33%) ISTQB
3 42 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (30.93%) SQL
5 28 (28.87%) QA
6 26 (26.80%) Software Testing
7 25 (25.77%) Degree
8 22 (22.68%) Telecoms
9 21 (21.65%) Scrum
9 21 (21.65%) Test Scripting
10 19 (19.59%) Selenium
11 16 (16.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 14 (14.43%) Automation Testing
12 14 (14.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (14.43%) Test Automation
12 14 (14.43%) Banking
13 13 (13.40%) Java
14 12 (12.37%) Oracle
14 12 (12.37%) Automated Testing
14 12 (12.37%) HP Quality Center
14 12 (12.37%) SDLC
15 11 (11.34%) XML
16 10 (10.31%) Web Testing
17 9 (9.28%) Test Management
17 9 (9.28%) Test Planning
17 9 (9.28%) SOAP
18 8 (8.25%) MS Excel
18 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
18 8 (8.25%) JavaScript

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 4 (4.12%) Confluence
2 3 (3.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.03%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) CSG Singleview
2 3 (3.09%) SAP FI
2 3 (3.09%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (3.09%) SAP CO
2 3 (3.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.06%) SAP MM
3 2 (2.06%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (2.06%) SAP HR
3 2 (2.06%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) SaaS
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) Internet
2 2 (2.06%) LAN
2 2 (2.06%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.03%) SAN
3 1 (1.03%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.03%) VoIP
3 1 (1.03%) WAN
3 1 (1.03%) VPN
3 1 (1.03%) SS7
3 1 (1.03%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.03%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.03%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.03%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.12%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.12%) MySQL
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.03%) Big Data
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (19.59%) Selenium
2 8 (8.25%) HP UFT
2 8 (8.25%) JIRA
3 7 (7.22%) WebDriver
4 6 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (6.19%) SoapUI
5 5 (5.15%) Zephyr
5 5 (5.15%) LoadRunner
5 5 (5.15%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.09%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.03%) Hudson
7 1 (1.03%) Appium
7 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.03%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.03%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.03%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.03%) JMeter
7 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 43 (44.33%) Finance
2 22 (22.68%) Telecoms
3 14 (14.43%) Banking
4 8 (8.25%) Billing
5 5 (5.15%) Aerospace
6 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.09%) Electronics
6 3 (3.09%) Marketing
7 2 (2.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.34%) XML
2 9 (9.28%) SOAP
3 6 (6.19%) Web Services
3 6 (6.19%) .NET
3 6 (6.19%) REST
3 6 (6.19%) Gherkin
4 4 (4.12%) Spring
5 3 (3.09%) Ajax
5 3 (3.09%) CSS
5 3 (3.09%) XSL
5 3 (3.09%) HTML
6 1 (1.03%) XMPP
6 1 (1.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.19%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.09%) DTV
4 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.06%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.06%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) Social Media
5 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.22%) UNIX
2 6 (6.19%) Windows
3 1 (1.03%) Linux
3 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.03%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.80%) Software Testing
3 21 (21.65%) Test Scripting
3 21 (21.65%) Scrum
4 14 (14.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (14.43%) Test Automation
4 14 (14.43%) Automation Testing
5 12 (12.37%) SDLC
5 12 (12.37%) Automated Testing
6 10 (10.31%) Web Testing
7 9 (9.28%) Test Management
7 9 (9.28%) Test Planning
8 8 (8.25%) Test Strategy
9 7 (7.22%) BDD
9 7 (7.22%) Performance Testing
10 6 (6.19%) TDD
10 6 (6.19%) Manual Testing
11 5 (5.15%) Integration Testing
12 4 (4.12%) Load Testing
12 4 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.93%) SQL
2 13 (13.40%) Java
3 8 (8.25%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.22%) C#
5 5 (5.15%) VBScript
6 4 (4.12%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.09%) VB
8 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (49.48%) ISEB
2 43 (44.33%) ISTQB
3 25 (25.77%) Degree
4 16 (16.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (5.15%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) APMP
7 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (28.87%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (12.37%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (12.37%) Oracle
2 7 (7.22%) SAP
3 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.12%) HP
5 2 (2.06%) Cisco
5 2 (2.06%) IBM
5 2 (2.06%) Capita
6 1 (1.03%) Panasonic
6 1 (1.03%) EMC
6 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.03%) Mitel
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