The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 133 143 140
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 1 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.053% 0.29% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.30% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 2
Average salary - £43,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.85%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.41%
QA Analyst
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1797 2338 2306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.88% 95.31% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1465 1602 1697
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the Reading region.

QA Analyst Salary Trend in Reading

QA Analyst
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited QA 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 QA Analyst in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited QA 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 QA Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA