The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 135 144 134
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 1 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.056% 0.090% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.094% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 9
Median salary - £43,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
1732 2126 2361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.65% 96.16% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1321 1637 1668
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, QA Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) V-Model
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Black-Box Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Wireframes
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Black-Box Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) V-Model
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireframes
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA