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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 136 129 143
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 14 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 0.56% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.61% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 2
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -6.49%
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
2312 2309 2040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.52% 92.88% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1714 1642
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (73.33%) ISTQB
1 22 (73.33%) ISEB
2 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
5 12 (40.00%) SQL
5 12 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (36.67%) Visual Studio
6 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
7 10 (33.33%) QA
7 10 (33.33%) Selenium
7 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
8 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
8 9 (30.00%) Scrum
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (26.67%) Windows
9 8 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
9 8 (26.67%) Test Management
10 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
10 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
10 7 (23.33%) Automation Testing
10 7 (23.33%) Degree
10 7 (23.33%) QuickTest Pro
11 6 (20.00%) TestDirector
11 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (20.00%) HTTPS
11 6 (20.00%) Test Planning

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (10.00%) LAN
2 3 (10.00%) WAN
2 3 (10.00%) HTTP
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (36.67%) Visual Studio
3 10 (33.33%) Selenium
4 7 (23.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (20.00%) TestDirector
5 6 (20.00%) JIRA
6 4 (13.33%) LoadRunner
7 3 (10.00%) WinRunner
7 3 (10.00%) Bugzilla
7 3 (10.00%) MSTest
8 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
8 2 (6.67%) ClearQuest
9 1 (3.33%) TestComplete
9 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 9 (30.00%) Scrum
3 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 8 (26.67%) Test Management
5 7 (23.33%) Automation Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 6 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
9 3 (10.00%) System Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Time Management
9 3 (10.00%) V-Model
9 3 (10.00%) Requirements Management
9 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Usability Testing
9 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) ISEB
1 22 (73.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (23.33%) Degree
4 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) HP
3 3 (10.00%) Capita
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Fujitsu