The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 141 154 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.34% 0.038% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.042% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Software 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
2435 2407 1983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.76% 92.26% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1894 1650
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Software Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Analyst across the Reading region.

Software Test Analyst Salary Trend in Reading

Software Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Software 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 Software Test Analyst in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) ISEB
2 14 (93.33%) ISTQB
3 12 (80.00%) Software Testing
3 12 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (60.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (53.33%) V-Model
5 8 (53.33%) GAMP
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 5 (33.33%) Selenium
8 4 (26.67%) Scrum
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
8 4 (26.67%) C#
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) .NET
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
8 4 (26.67%) Web Services
8 4 (26.67%) Windows
8 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
8 4 (26.67%) Mac OS
8 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (26.67%) TestComplete
8 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
9 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
10 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Software 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 Software Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) TestComplete
2 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Mac OS
1 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (53.33%) V-Model
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
8 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
8 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C#
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) ISEB
2 14 (93.33%) ISTQB
3 12 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) GAMP
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
Reading
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