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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 137 129 134
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 2 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.091% 0.40% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.44% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Average salary £43,750 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £29,500 £47,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £41,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
2079 2289 2112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.16% 92.15% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1620 1621 1677
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
4 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (14.29%) SAP CO
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (14.29%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
2 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) TestComplete
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) eggPlant
4 1 (14.29%) Hudson
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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Arrows Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago