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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Analyst
Rank 130 140 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 11 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.43% 0.040% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.043% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 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
2352 2303 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.06% 93.13% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1813 1592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £26,000
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 24 October 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 16 (100.00%) ISEB
2 15 (93.75%) ISTQB
3 13 (81.25%) Software Testing
4 12 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
6 8 (50.00%) GAMP
6 8 (50.00%) V-Model
7 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
8 5 (31.25%) Scrum
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
8 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
8 5 (31.25%) SQL
8 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
8 5 (31.25%) Selenium
8 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
9 4 (25.00%) Mac OS
9 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (25.00%) TestComplete
9 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
9 4 (25.00%) .NET
9 4 (25.00%) Oracle
9 4 (25.00%) Web Services
9 4 (25.00%) Windows
9 4 (25.00%) C#
9 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
10 2 (12.50%) QA

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (25.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Mac OS
1 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Software Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
3 8 (50.00%) V-Model
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
8 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) ISEB
2 15 (93.75%) ISTQB
3 12 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) GAMP
2 2 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle