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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 143 132 136
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 2 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.088% 0.33% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.36% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 2
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £36,750 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £50,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.66% +7.14%
QA Analyst
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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
2163 2229 2133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.79% 92.64% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1627 1630 1732
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 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 12 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (75.00%) ISEB
2 9 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (66.67%) Degree
3 8 (66.67%) Automation Testing
4 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (8.33%) SAP FI
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) SAP CO
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) .NET

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (8.33%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
1 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Hudson
3 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (8.33%) eggPlant
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Social Media
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) People Management
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) ISEB
1 9 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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