The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 77 104 102
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 65 37 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.71% 1.63% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.88% 1.78% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 49 26 23
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £43,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
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
2254 2075 1822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.03% 91.49% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 1575 1554
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Reading

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 116 (69.46%) ISEB
2 77 (46.11%) ISTQB
3 71 (42.51%) HP Quality Center
4 66 (39.52%) Finance
5 54 (32.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 49 (29.34%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (27.54%) QA
8 43 (25.75%) Software Testing
9 42 (25.15%) Security Cleared
10 39 (23.35%) SC Cleared
10 39 (23.35%) SQL
11 38 (22.75%) HP
12 37 (22.16%) QuickTest Pro
12 37 (22.16%) Windows
13 34 (20.36%) TestDirector
13 34 (20.36%) Test Scripting
14 28 (16.77%) Test Automation
14 28 (16.77%) Selenium
15 27 (16.17%) Test Management
16 26 (15.57%) Automation Testing
17 25 (14.97%) Scrum
18 23 (13.77%) Retail
18 23 (13.77%) Manual Testing
19 20 (11.98%) Telecoms
20 19 (11.38%) Banking
21 18 (10.78%) Performance Testing
22 17 (10.18%) Aerospace
23 16 (9.58%) Test Strategy
23 16 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
24 15 (8.98%) SharePoint Server

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (8.98%) SharePoint Server
2 10 (5.99%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.99%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.80%) LAN
2 3 (1.80%) WAN
2 3 (1.80%) DNS
2 3 (1.80%) HTTP
3 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.60%) SMS
3 1 (0.60%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.60%) SMPP
3 1 (0.60%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.99%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.40%) SQLPlus
2 4 (2.40%) DataStage
2 4 (2.40%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 37 (22.16%) QuickTest Pro
2 34 (20.36%) TestDirector
3 28 (16.77%) Selenium
4 12 (7.19%) WinRunner
4 12 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (6.59%) Visual Studio
6 10 (5.99%) LoadRunner
7 9 (5.39%) JIRA
8 8 (4.79%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.59%) WebDriver
10 5 (2.99%) eggPlant
10 5 (2.99%) SoapUI
11 4 (2.40%) Toad
11 4 (2.40%) LoadUI
12 3 (1.80%) MSTest
12 3 (1.80%) Rational Performance Tester
12 3 (1.80%) Bugzilla
13 2 (1.20%) Subversion
13 2 (1.20%) ClearQuest
14 1 (0.60%) Selenium IDE
General
1 66 (39.52%) Finance
2 23 (13.77%) Retail
3 20 (11.98%) Telecoms
4 19 (11.38%) Banking
5 17 (10.18%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.59%) XML
2 8 (4.79%) .NET
3 6 (3.59%) SOAP
4 5 (2.99%) Web Services
5 4 (2.40%) HTML
6 3 (1.80%) Middleware
7 1 (0.60%) LAMP
7 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.60%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.99%) Clustering
3 8 (4.79%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.80%) Open Source
6 1 (0.60%) iPad
6 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 37 (22.16%) Windows
2 15 (8.98%) Windows XP
2 15 (8.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (3.59%) UNIX
4 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.60%) Android
5 1 (0.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (29.34%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (25.75%) Software Testing
3 34 (20.36%) Test Scripting
4 28 (16.77%) Test Automation
5 27 (16.17%) Test Management
6 26 (15.57%) Automation Testing
7 25 (14.97%) Scrum
8 23 (13.77%) Manual Testing
9 18 (10.78%) Performance Testing
10 16 (9.58%) Test Strategy
11 11 (6.59%) Test Planning
11 11 (6.59%) V-Model
11 11 (6.59%) Automated Testing
12 8 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (4.19%) System Testing
14 6 (3.59%) Integration Testing
14 6 (3.59%) Waterfall
14 6 (3.59%) Mentoring
15 5 (2.99%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (23.35%) SQL
2 11 (6.59%) VBScript
3 9 (5.39%) Java
4 7 (4.19%) C#
5 5 (2.99%) XPath
6 2 (1.20%) C
7 1 (0.60%) PHP
7 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.60%) C++
7 1 (0.60%) Python
7 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 116 (69.46%) ISEB
2 77 (46.11%) ISTQB
3 54 (32.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 42 (25.15%) Security Cleared
5 39 (23.35%) SC Cleared
6 11 (6.59%) Degree
7 2 (1.20%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (27.54%) QA
2 8 (4.79%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (1.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 71 (42.51%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (5.99%) Netcool
2 10 (5.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (5.99%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 38 (22.75%) HP
2 14 (8.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.99%) McAfee
3 10 (5.99%) Citrix
3 10 (5.99%) Veritas
4 5 (2.99%) IBM
5 4 (2.40%) SAP
5 4 (2.40%) Oracle
6 2 (1.20%) Capita
6 2 (1.20%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.60%) Twitter
7 1 (0.60%) Panasonic
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco
7 1 (0.60%) Mitel
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago