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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 131 134 127
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.36% 0.044% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.047% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +49.25%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
QA Test 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
2306 2113 1899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.65% 93.87% 93.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1635 1678 1601
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 9 (56.25%) Retail
3 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) ISEB
3 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
5 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
6 5 (31.25%) JDE OneWorld
6 5 (31.25%) XML
7 4 (25.00%) VBScript
7 4 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (25.00%) System Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) Linux
9 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 2 (12.50%) JMS
9 2 (12.50%) Java
9 2 (12.50%) SOAP
9 2 (12.50%) JUnit
9 2 (12.50%) TDD
9 2 (12.50%) Middleware
9 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 2 (12.50%) JMeter
9 2 (12.50%) SoapUI

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
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
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 9 (56.25%) Retail
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
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%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) iPad
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
4 4 (25.00%) System Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) Test Management
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) VBScript
2 2 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) ISEB
2 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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