The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 135 139 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 0.081% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.087% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £48,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
QA Test 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
2352 2303 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.06% 93.13% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1813 1592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst across the Reading region.

QA Test Analyst Salary Trend in Reading

QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (68.75%) Retail
3 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
3 9 (56.25%) Finance
3 9 (56.25%) Software Testing
3 9 (56.25%) ISEB
3 9 (56.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (56.25%) Test Planning
4 7 (43.75%) JDE OneWorld
5 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
6 5 (31.25%) XML
6 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
6 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (25.00%) System Testing
7 4 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (25.00%) VBScript
7 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (12.50%) JIRA
8 2 (12.50%) Selenium
8 2 (12.50%) jMock
8 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (12.50%) TDD
8 2 (12.50%) JUnit
8 2 (12.50%) SOAP
8 2 (12.50%) Linux
8 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 2 (12.50%) JMS
8 2 (12.50%) Middleware

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) JDE OneWorld
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (12.50%) JMeter
2 2 (12.50%) JUnit
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) jMock
2 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (12.50%) LoadUI
2 2 (12.50%) Spock
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 11 (68.75%) Retail
2 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) JMS
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) iPad
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Software Testing
1 9 (56.25%) Test Planning
2 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
4 4 (25.00%) System Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) VBScript
2 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) ISEB
1 9 (56.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center