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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Analyst
Rank 132 - 134
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Analyst 8 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.34% - 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 2
Average salary £42,500 - £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
2210 2048 1870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.33% 92.59% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1552 1554 1581
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 £27,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,600 £65,000
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 27 February 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) ISEB
2 17 (94.44%) ISTQB
3 15 (83.33%) Software Testing
4 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (55.56%) QA
6 9 (50.00%) Degree
6 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (50.00%) SQL
6 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
6 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
7 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
7 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
8 6 (33.33%) Scrum
8 6 (33.33%) GAMP
8 6 (33.33%) HTTPS
8 6 (33.33%) V-Model
8 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Banking
10 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
10 1 (5.56%) JIRA
10 1 (5.56%) Selenium
10 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
10 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (5.56%) Telecoms

Software Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
4 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) V-Model
6 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) ISEB
2 17 (94.44%) ISTQB
3 9 (50.00%) Degree
4 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) QA
2 6 (33.33%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft