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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 125 124 137
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 16 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.68% 0.63% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.68% 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 £38,500 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -10.00%
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
2189 2063 1901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.99% 92.51% 94.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1536 1582 1600
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £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 4 March 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 27 (71.05%) ISEB
2 23 (60.53%) HP Quality Center
3 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (50.00%) SQL
4 19 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
6 16 (42.11%) Test Automation
7 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
7 15 (39.47%) Windows
7 15 (39.47%) QuickTest Pro
8 14 (36.84%) TestDirector
8 14 (36.84%) Test Scripting
9 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
10 11 (28.95%) QA
11 10 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (26.32%) Automation Testing
12 9 (23.68%) Visual Studio
12 9 (23.68%) WinRunner
12 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
12 9 (23.68%) Scrum
13 8 (21.05%) Windows XP
13 8 (21.05%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (21.05%) Selenium
13 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
14 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
14 7 (18.42%) Test Management
14 7 (18.42%) Manual Testing
14 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
14 7 (18.42%) Degree

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 8 (21.05%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) HTTPS
2 3 (7.89%) DNS
2 3 (7.89%) LAN
2 3 (7.89%) WAN
2 3 (7.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) DataStage
2 2 (5.26%) SAP BW
2 2 (5.26%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (36.84%) TestDirector
3 10 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (23.68%) Visual Studio
4 9 (23.68%) WinRunner
5 8 (21.05%) Selenium
6 5 (13.16%) JIRA
7 4 (10.53%) LoadRunner
8 3 (7.89%) MSTest
8 3 (7.89%) Bugzilla
9 2 (5.26%) ClearQuest
9 2 (5.26%) Toad
9 2 (5.26%) eggPlant
9 2 (5.26%) LoadUI
9 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) SOAP
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) XML
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.79%) Clustering
3 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (21.05%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) Test Automation
3 14 (36.84%) Test Scripting
4 10 (26.32%) Automation Testing
5 9 (23.68%) Scrum
6 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 7 (18.42%) Test Management
7 7 (18.42%) Manual Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Test Planning
9 4 (10.53%) System Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
10 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
10 3 (7.89%) Time Management
10 3 (7.89%) V-Model
10 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (7.89%) Usability Testing
10 3 (7.89%) Requirements Management
10 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
10 3 (7.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) VBScript
3 3 (7.89%) Java
4 2 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (71.05%) ISEB
2 19 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
4 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
5 7 (18.42%) Degree
6 6 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (7.89%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (60.53%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (15.79%) Netcool
2 6 (15.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (15.79%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Veritas
2 6 (15.79%) McAfee
2 6 (15.79%) Citrix
3 3 (7.89%) Capita
3 3 (7.89%) IBM
3 3 (7.89%) HP
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) Fujitsu