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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 136 113 130
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 4 27 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.18% 1.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 1.24% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 24 3
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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
2145 2185 2162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.74% 92.39% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1615 1596 1751
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) ISTQB
3 12 (63.16%) ISEB
4 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
5 8 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
6 7 (36.84%) SQL
6 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
7 6 (31.58%) Scrum
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
7 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
7 6 (31.58%) QA
7 6 (31.58%) Selenium
7 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
7 6 (31.58%) SDLC
8 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
8 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
8 5 (26.32%) Automation Testing
8 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (26.32%) Test Management
8 5 (26.32%) Degree
8 5 (26.32%) Finance
9 4 (21.05%) HP
9 4 (21.05%) SOAP
9 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
9 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
10 3 (15.79%) Test Planning

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
1 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (31.58%) Selenium
3 3 (15.79%) HP UFT
4 2 (10.53%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
4 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.26%) TestComplete
5 1 (5.26%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) SOAP
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Scrum
2 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
2 6 (31.58%) SDLC
3 5 (26.32%) Automation Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
3 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
3 5 (26.32%) Test Management
4 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
5 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Usability Testing
5 3 (15.79%) System Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Time Management
5 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
6 2 (10.53%) API Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
3 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) ISTQB
2 12 (63.16%) ISEB
3 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (26.32%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) Capita
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) IBM
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