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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 142 132 135
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 5 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.23% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 3
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -
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
2124 2143 2054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.40% 92.61% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1536 1564 1667
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,936 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 22 May 2015.

QA Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) Automation Testing
2 9 (75.00%) ISEB
2 9 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (66.67%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
7 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (8.33%) RESTful
7 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Social Media
7 1 (8.33%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) Hudson
7 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (8.33%) User Stories

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) Hudson
4 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (8.33%) eggPlant
4 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Social Media
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
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%) Microsoft