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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 134 140 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 15 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.59% 0.28% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £48,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
2372 2301 1955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.64% 92.45% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1538 1749 1668
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 £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 December 2014.

Senior Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 (60.42%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (52.08%) Security Cleared
2 25 (52.08%) SQL
3 24 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 23 (47.92%) Automation Testing
5 22 (45.83%) SC Cleared
5 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (41.67%) ISEB
7 17 (35.42%) XML
7 17 (35.42%) Windows
8 16 (33.33%) TestDirector
9 15 (31.25%) Finance
9 15 (31.25%) Manual Testing
9 15 (31.25%) Test Scripting
10 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
11 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (25.00%) VBScript
12 11 (22.92%) Windows XP
12 11 (22.92%) SharePoint Server
13 10 (20.83%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (20.83%) WinRunner
13 10 (20.83%) Web Testing
13 10 (20.83%) XPath
13 10 (20.83%) Selenium
14 9 (18.75%) ISTQB
15 7 (14.58%) Scrum
15 7 (14.58%) McAfee
15 7 (14.58%) Netcool
15 7 (14.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 7 (14.58%) Clustering

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 11 (22.92%) SharePoint Server
2 10 (20.83%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) LAN
1 3 (6.25%) WAN
1 3 (6.25%) HTTP
1 3 (6.25%) DNS
2 2 (4.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SAP BW
1 4 (8.33%) DataStage
1 4 (8.33%) SQLPlus
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 16 (33.33%) TestDirector
3 10 (20.83%) WinRunner
3 10 (20.83%) Selenium
4 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.33%) SoapUI
4 4 (8.33%) eggPlant
4 4 (8.33%) LoadUI
4 4 (8.33%) Toad
4 4 (8.33%) LoadRunner
4 4 (8.33%) JIRA
5 3 (6.25%) Bugzilla
5 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.25%) MSTest
6 2 (4.17%) ClearQuest
7 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (35.42%) XML
2 4 (8.33%) HTML
2 4 (8.33%) SOAP
2 4 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Clustering
2 3 (6.25%) Open Source
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Windows
2 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (22.92%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Automation Testing
2 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.25%) Test Scripting
3 15 (31.25%) Manual Testing
4 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
5 10 (20.83%) Web Testing
6 7 (14.58%) Scrum
6 7 (14.58%) Integration Testing
6 7 (14.58%) System Testing
7 4 (8.33%) BDD
7 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.33%) TDD
7 4 (8.33%) OOP
7 4 (8.33%) CRM
7 4 (8.33%) ETL
7 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Test Management
8 3 (6.25%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) SQL
2 12 (25.00%) VBScript
3 10 (20.83%) XPath
4 4 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (52.08%) Security Cleared
2 22 (45.83%) SC Cleared
3 20 (41.67%) ISEB
4 9 (18.75%) ISTQB
5 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (60.42%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (14.58%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (14.58%) Netcool
2 7 (14.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Citrix
1 7 (14.58%) Veritas
1 7 (14.58%) McAfee
2 4 (8.33%) SAP
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) Fujitsu