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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 105 122 167
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 126 95 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.18% 1.68% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 1.80% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 90 65 42
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
5335 5270 5450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.36% 93.19% 94.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3735 4142 4566
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 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +7 80 £37,500 +3.44% 4
Slough +13 15 £42,500 +21.42%
Bracknell -2 4 £31,500 -3.07%
Maidenhead -19 4 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 121 (49.59%) ISEB
2 109 (44.67%) HP Quality Center
3 100 (40.98%) Finance
4 82 (33.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 81 (33.20%) QA
6 75 (30.74%) Software Testing
7 69 (28.28%) Telecoms
8 66 (27.05%) QuickTest Pro
9 58 (23.77%) Test Scripting
10 57 (23.36%) Selenium
10 57 (23.36%) Automation Testing
11 53 (21.72%) XML
11 53 (21.72%) ISTQB
12 52 (21.31%) HP
13 48 (19.67%) Retail
13 48 (19.67%) Test Automation
14 46 (18.85%) Manual Testing
15 41 (16.80%) TestDirector
16 38 (15.57%) SQL
16 38 (15.57%) VBScript
16 38 (15.57%) SC Cleared
16 38 (15.57%) Security Cleared
17 36 (14.75%) C#
17 36 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
18 33 (13.52%) User Acceptance Testing
19 29 (11.89%) System Testing
19 29 (11.89%) .NET
20 28 (11.48%) Billing
21 27 (11.07%) Automated Testing
21 27 (11.07%) Windows

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 13 (5.33%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (3.28%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (2.87%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.23%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.82%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.82%) IIS
6 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.41%) Drupal
6 1 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.82%) MS Office
2 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (9.02%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.38%) LTE
1 18 (7.38%) 4G
2 15 (6.15%) TCP/IP
2 15 (6.15%) DNS
3 14 (5.74%) HTTP
4 13 (5.33%) SS7
4 13 (5.33%) ISUP
4 13 (5.33%) INAP
4 13 (5.33%) LDAP
4 13 (5.33%) SMS
4 13 (5.33%) Wireshark
5 4 (1.64%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.82%) Firewall
6 2 (0.82%) FTP
6 2 (0.82%) Internet
7 1 (0.41%) 3G
7 1 (0.41%) BGP
7 1 (0.41%) IPsec
7 1 (0.41%) 2G
7 1 (0.41%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.23%) MySQL
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 66 (27.05%) QuickTest Pro
2 57 (23.36%) Selenium
3 41 (16.80%) TestDirector
4 25 (10.25%) Visual Studio
5 18 (7.38%) LoadRunner
6 14 (5.74%) WebDriver
7 11 (4.51%) Selenium IDE
8 10 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (3.28%) WinRunner
10 6 (2.46%) TestComplete
11 5 (2.05%) JIRA
11 5 (2.05%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.64%) SoapUI
12 4 (1.64%) Subversion
13 3 (1.23%) JUnit
13 3 (1.23%) JMeter
14 2 (0.82%) NUnit
14 2 (0.82%) jMock
14 2 (0.82%) LoadUI
15 1 (0.41%) eggPlant
General
1 100 (40.98%) Finance
2 69 (28.28%) Telecoms
3 48 (19.67%) Retail
4 28 (11.48%) Billing
5 4 (1.64%) Banking
6 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (21.72%) XML
2 29 (11.89%) .NET
3 18 (7.38%) SOAP
4 13 (5.33%) Rendezvous
5 5 (2.05%) Web Services
6 4 (1.64%) Middleware
7 3 (1.23%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.23%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.82%) REST
8 2 (0.82%) JMS
9 1 (0.41%) HTML
9 1 (0.41%) LAMP
9 1 (0.41%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.41%) Spring
9 1 (0.41%) Ajax
9 1 (0.41%) JDBC
9 1 (0.41%) JSP
9 1 (0.41%) J2EE
9 1 (0.41%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.61%) Mobile App
2 13 (5.33%) IVR
3 6 (2.46%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.05%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.64%) iPad
6 2 (0.82%) Handset
6 2 (0.82%) Clustering
6 2 (0.82%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.82%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.41%) Open Source
7 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.07%) Windows
2 19 (7.79%) Linux
2 19 (7.79%) UNIX
3 14 (5.74%) Solaris
4 13 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (4.92%) Windows XP
6 7 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.46%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.05%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.23%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.82%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (30.74%) Software Testing
2 58 (23.77%) Test Scripting
3 57 (23.36%) Automation Testing
4 48 (19.67%) Test Automation
5 46 (18.85%) Manual Testing
6 36 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (13.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 29 (11.89%) System Testing
9 27 (11.07%) Automated Testing
10 23 (9.43%) Scrum
11 22 (9.02%) Integration Testing
11 22 (9.02%) Test Strategy
12 16 (6.56%) Test Management
13 13 (5.33%) Web Testing
14 12 (4.92%) CRM
15 9 (3.69%) Regression Testing
16 8 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (3.28%) Performance Testing
16 8 (3.28%) BDD
17 6 (2.46%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (15.57%) SQL
1 38 (15.57%) VBScript
2 36 (14.75%) C#
3 21 (8.61%) Java
4 18 (7.38%) Perl
5 13 (5.33%) XPath
6 10 (4.10%) C
7 9 (3.69%) VB
8 4 (1.64%) PHP
9 3 (1.23%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.41%) C++
11 1 (0.41%) Python
11 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 121 (49.59%) ISEB
2 82 (33.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 53 (21.72%) ISTQB
4 38 (15.57%) SC Cleared
4 38 (15.57%) Security Cleared
5 19 (7.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (33.20%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) GAMP
System Software
1 13 (5.33%) NFS
2 8 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 109 (44.67%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (2.46%) Netcool
4 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.41%) nmon
Vendors
1 52 (21.31%) HP
2 23 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.33%) Red Hat
3 13 (5.33%) TIBCO
4 12 (4.92%) Citrix
5 10 (4.10%) Redknee
6 9 (3.69%) Oracle
7 6 (2.46%) IBM
8 4 (1.64%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.82%) Veritas
10 1 (0.41%) McAfee
10 1 (0.41%) VMware
10 1 (0.41%) F5
10 1 (0.41%) Northgate
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