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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 113 64 67
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 28 79 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.25% 3.18% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 3.45% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 21 53 50
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,200 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
2108 2289 2111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.07% 92.15% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1644 1621 1676
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 26 (48.15%) ISTQB
2 24 (44.44%) Finance
3 22 (40.74%) ISEB
4 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (27.78%) Test Scripting
6 14 (25.93%) Selenium
7 12 (22.22%) QA
7 12 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 10 (18.52%) Degree
9 9 (16.67%) HP UFT
10 8 (14.81%) SQL
10 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
10 8 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (14.81%) SoapUI
10 8 (14.81%) Test Strategy
10 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (14.81%) SDLC
11 7 (12.96%) Test Management
12 6 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (11.11%) Scrum
12 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 6 (11.11%) SOAP
13 5 (9.26%) .NET
13 5 (9.26%) C#
13 5 (9.26%) Windows
13 5 (9.26%) Banking
13 5 (9.26%) Test Planning
13 5 (9.26%) Gherkin
13 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
14 4 (7.41%) REST

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) SAP FI
1 3 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (5.56%) SAP CO
2 2 (3.70%) SAP MM
2 2 (3.70%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (3.70%) SAP HR
2 2 (3.70%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Selenium
2 9 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 8 (14.81%) SoapUI
4 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.41%) LoadRunner
6 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.56%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.70%) TestComplete
7 2 (3.70%) JIRA
8 1 (1.85%) Hudson
8 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.85%) WinRunner
8 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 24 (44.44%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.26%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) SOAP
2 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) Gherkin
3 4 (7.41%) REST
3 4 (7.41%) Web Services
4 3 (5.56%) XML
4 3 (5.56%) XSL
4 3 (5.56%) Ajax
4 3 (5.56%) HTML
4 3 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Mac OS
2 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.78%) Test Scripting
3 12 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 8 (14.81%) Test Strategy
4 8 (14.81%) SDLC
5 7 (12.96%) Test Management
6 6 (11.11%) Scrum
7 5 (9.26%) Test Planning
8 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.41%) Wealth Management
8 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Performance Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Load Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.56%) Automated Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Web Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Manual Testing
9 3 (5.56%) API Testing
10 2 (3.70%) Automation Testing
10 2 (3.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) C#
3 3 (5.56%) Java
3 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.70%) VBScript
4 2 (3.70%) VB
5 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (48.15%) ISTQB
2 22 (40.74%) ISEB
3 10 (18.52%) Degree
4 6 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle
1 4 (7.41%) SAP
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (1.85%) Capita
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