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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 130 111 120
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 9 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.41% 1.13% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 1.22% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 16
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.58%
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
2079 2289 2112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.16% 92.15% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1620 1621 1677
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (71.43%) Selenium
2 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 6 (42.86%) SDLC
4 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
4 5 (35.71%) Gherkin
4 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) SOAP
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) ISEB
6 3 (21.43%) Wealth Management
7 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 2 (14.29%) Java
8 1 (7.14%) VBScript

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Selenium
2 7 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
4 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.14%) JIRA
5 1 (7.14%) TestComplete
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Gherkin
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) SDLC
3 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 3 (21.43%) Wealth Management
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Test Management
6 1 (7.14%) API Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) VBScript
4 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP
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