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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 143 139 141
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.082% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.088% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £43,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +6.25%
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
2296 2264 2074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.58% 93.28% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1686 1671
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
2 6 (85.71%) ISEB
3 5 (71.43%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
1 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft