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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 139 139 139
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 7 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 0.082% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.088% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 3
Average salary £43,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -
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
2296 2264 2074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.58% 93.28% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1686 1671
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

QA Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (81.82%) Automation Testing
2 9 (81.82%) ISEB
2 9 (81.82%) ISTQB
3 8 (72.73%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Selenium
5 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
5 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (9.09%) Internet
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 1 (9.09%) JIRA
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) Banking
6 1 (9.09%) Subversion
6 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
2 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
3 1 (9.09%) eggPlant
3 1 (9.09%) Hudson
3 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Social Media
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Automation Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) User Stories
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) ISEB
1 9 (81.82%) ISTQB
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft