The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 123 121 132
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 16 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.68% 0.61% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.66% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 2
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.00%
Senior 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
2218 2110 1854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.98% 91.66% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1537 1607 1577
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Senior Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Senior Test Analyst Salary Trend in Reading

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Senior Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title.

1 29 (61.70%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (51.06%) ISEB
3 22 (46.81%) SQL
3 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
4 21 (44.68%) QuickTest Pro
5 19 (40.43%) SC Cleared
5 19 (40.43%) Automation Testing
6 16 (34.04%) Test Scripting
6 16 (34.04%) Windows
7 15 (31.91%) TestDirector
7 15 (31.91%) Test Automation
8 14 (29.79%) ISTQB
9 13 (27.66%) Manual Testing
9 13 (27.66%) Finance
10 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (21.28%) XML
11 10 (21.28%) VBScript
11 10 (21.28%) Windows XP
11 10 (21.28%) QA
11 10 (21.28%) Selenium
11 10 (21.28%) SharePoint Server
12 9 (19.15%) WinRunner
12 9 (19.15%) Scrum
13 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
13 7 (14.89%) System Testing
13 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (12.77%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (12.77%) Test Management
14 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (21.28%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) HTTPS
2 3 (6.38%) DNS
2 3 (6.38%) LAN
2 3 (6.38%) WAN
2 3 (6.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.51%) DataStage
1 4 (8.51%) SAP BW
1 4 (8.51%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (31.91%) TestDirector
3 10 (21.28%) Selenium
4 9 (19.15%) WinRunner
5 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
7 5 (10.64%) JIRA
8 4 (8.51%) SoapUI
8 4 (8.51%) eggPlant
8 4 (8.51%) LoadUI
8 4 (8.51%) LoadRunner
8 4 (8.51%) Toad
9 3 (6.38%) Bugzilla
9 3 (6.38%) MSTest
10 2 (4.26%) ClearQuest
11 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) XML
2 5 (10.64%) SOAP
3 4 (8.51%) Web Services
3 4 (8.51%) HTML
4 2 (4.26%) .NET
5 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Clustering
2 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (21.28%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) Automation Testing
3 16 (34.04%) Test Scripting
4 15 (31.91%) Test Automation
5 13 (27.66%) Manual Testing
6 9 (19.15%) Scrum
7 7 (14.89%) System Testing
8 6 (12.77%) Test Management
9 5 (10.64%) Integration Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Web Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Test Planning
9 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.51%) BDD
10 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
10 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
10 4 (8.51%) CRM
10 4 (8.51%) OOP
10 4 (8.51%) ETL
10 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) VBScript
3 5 (10.64%) Java
3 5 (10.64%) XPath
4 2 (4.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (51.06%) ISEB
2 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
3 19 (40.43%) SC Cleared
4 14 (29.79%) ISTQB
5 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (8.51%) Degree
7 2 (4.26%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (61.70%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (12.77%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (12.77%) Netcool
2 6 (12.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Citrix
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.77%) McAfee
1 6 (12.77%) Veritas
2 4 (8.51%) SAP
3 2 (4.26%) Fujitsu
3 2 (4.26%) Capita
3 2 (4.26%) HP
3 2 (4.26%) IBM
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