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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 98 125 176
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 132 94 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.23% 1.69% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 1.82% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 91 65 39
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
5455 5174 5246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.19% 93.01% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3795 4042 4374
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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 +2 84 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Slough +10 13 £40,500 +15.71% 3
Bracknell 0 5 £33,000 +10.00%
Maidenhead -19 4 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Newbury -3 1 £20,000 -27.92%
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 125 (49.41%) ISEB
2 114 (45.06%) HP Quality Center
3 99 (39.13%) Finance
4 79 (31.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 75 (29.64%) QA
6 72 (28.46%) QuickTest Pro
7 70 (27.67%) Software Testing
8 68 (26.88%) Telecoms
9 61 (24.11%) Automation Testing
10 59 (23.32%) Selenium
10 59 (23.32%) Test Scripting
11 56 (22.13%) XML
12 54 (21.34%) ISTQB
13 51 (20.16%) Test Automation
14 49 (19.37%) Manual Testing
15 48 (18.97%) HP
16 47 (18.58%) SC Cleared
16 47 (18.58%) Security Cleared
17 46 (18.18%) SQL
18 45 (17.79%) Retail
19 42 (16.60%) TestDirector
19 42 (16.60%) Test Planning
20 40 (15.81%) VBScript
21 36 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
22 35 (13.83%) User Acceptance Testing
23 33 (13.04%) C#
23 33 (13.04%) Windows
24 30 (11.86%) System Testing
25 26 (10.28%) .NET
26 25 (9.88%) Automated Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (5.14%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (2.77%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.98%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.19%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.79%) IIS
7 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.40%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.79%) MS Office
2 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (7.51%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.53%) HTTP
1 14 (5.53%) TCP/IP
1 14 (5.53%) DNS
2 13 (5.14%) LDAP
2 13 (5.14%) SMS
2 13 (5.14%) SS7
2 13 (5.14%) ISUP
2 13 (5.14%) INAP
2 13 (5.14%) Wireshark
2 13 (5.14%) LTE
2 13 (5.14%) 4G
3 4 (1.58%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.79%) FTP
5 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.40%) Network Security
5 1 (0.40%) IPv4
5 1 (0.40%) IPv6
5 1 (0.40%) 3G
5 1 (0.40%) BGP
5 1 (0.40%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.19%) MySQL
3 2 (0.79%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.79%) DataStage
3 2 (0.79%) SQLPlus
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 72 (28.46%) QuickTest Pro
2 59 (23.32%) Selenium
3 42 (16.60%) TestDirector
4 23 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 16 (6.32%) LoadRunner
6 12 (4.74%) WebDriver
7 11 (4.35%) Selenium IDE
8 10 (3.95%) WinRunner
9 9 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (2.77%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.77%) SoapUI
11 6 (2.37%) JIRA
12 5 (1.98%) TestComplete
12 5 (1.98%) Subversion
13 4 (1.58%) LoadUI
14 3 (1.19%) JUnit
14 3 (1.19%) Toad
15 2 (0.79%) JMeter
15 2 (0.79%) jMock
15 2 (0.79%) eggPlant
General
1 99 (39.13%) Finance
2 68 (26.88%) Telecoms
3 45 (17.79%) Retail
4 24 (9.49%) Billing
5 4 (1.58%) Banking
6 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (22.13%) XML
2 26 (10.28%) .NET
3 20 (7.91%) SOAP
4 13 (5.14%) Rendezvous
5 7 (2.77%) Web Services
6 4 (1.58%) Middleware
7 3 (1.19%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.79%) REST
8 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.79%) HTML
8 2 (0.79%) JMS
9 1 (0.40%) ODBC
9 1 (0.40%) JDBC
9 1 (0.40%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 13 (5.14%) IVR
3 6 (2.37%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.98%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.98%) Clustering
5 4 (1.58%) iPad
6 2 (0.79%) Handset
6 2 (0.79%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.79%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.40%) Open Source
7 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.04%) Windows
2 19 (7.51%) Linux
3 18 (7.11%) UNIX
4 17 (6.72%) Windows XP
5 14 (5.53%) Solaris
6 13 (5.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.37%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.98%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.19%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.79%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.79%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (27.67%) Software Testing
2 61 (24.11%) Automation Testing
3 59 (23.32%) Test Scripting
4 51 (20.16%) Test Automation
5 49 (19.37%) Manual Testing
6 42 (16.60%) Test Planning
7 36 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (13.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 30 (11.86%) System Testing
10 25 (9.88%) Automated Testing
11 23 (9.09%) Scrum
11 23 (9.09%) Integration Testing
12 22 (8.70%) Test Strategy
13 15 (5.93%) Web Testing
13 15 (5.93%) Test Management
14 13 (5.14%) CRM
15 11 (4.35%) Regression Testing
16 10 (3.95%) BDD
17 9 (3.56%) Functional Testing
17 9 (3.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (18.18%) SQL
2 40 (15.81%) VBScript
3 33 (13.04%) C#
4 23 (9.09%) Java
5 17 (6.72%) Perl
6 15 (5.93%) XPath
7 10 (3.95%) C
8 8 (3.16%) VB
9 4 (1.58%) PHP
10 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.40%) C++
11 1 (0.40%) Python
11 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 125 (49.41%) ISEB
2 79 (31.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 54 (21.34%) ISTQB
4 47 (18.58%) SC Cleared
4 47 (18.58%) Security Cleared
5 18 (7.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (29.64%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) GAMP
System Software
1 13 (5.14%) NFS
2 8 (3.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 114 (45.06%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (3.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (3.56%) Netcool
4 4 (1.58%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.40%) nmon
Vendors
1 48 (18.97%) HP
2 23 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.93%) Citrix
4 13 (5.14%) Red Hat
4 13 (5.14%) TIBCO
5 10 (3.95%) Oracle
5 10 (3.95%) Redknee
6 6 (2.37%) IBM
7 5 (1.98%) Veritas
8 4 (1.58%) Fujitsu
8 4 (1.58%) McAfee
9 2 (0.79%) SAP
10 1 (0.40%) VMware
10 1 (0.40%) F5
10 1 (0.40%) Northgate
Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35 - £40 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Paramount Enterprizes Limited
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 18 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + share options
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Blue Town Online
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 20 days ago