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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 79 116 108
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 80 33 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.11% 1.31% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.32% 1.41% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 52 20 20
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +34.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £29,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £31,750 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+6.29% +0.79%
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
2411 2333 1967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.70% 92.29% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1555 1768 1674
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 22 December 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

1 107 (62.57%) ISEB
2 72 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
3 65 (38.01%) Finance
3 65 (38.01%) ISTQB
4 55 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (30.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 49 (28.65%) Security Cleared
7 46 (26.90%) SQL
7 46 (26.90%) SC Cleared
8 44 (25.73%) Software Testing
9 43 (25.15%) QuickTest Pro
10 42 (24.56%) Windows
10 42 (24.56%) QA
11 38 (22.22%) Test Scripting
12 37 (21.64%) TestDirector
13 34 (19.88%) HP
14 31 (18.13%) Selenium
15 29 (16.96%) Automation Testing
16 28 (16.37%) Manual Testing
17 27 (15.79%) Test Automation
18 25 (14.62%) Retail
18 25 (14.62%) Scrum
19 24 (14.04%) Test Management
20 23 (13.45%) Telecoms
21 21 (12.28%) XML
22 18 (10.53%) Performance Testing
23 17 (9.94%) Banking
24 16 (9.36%) SharePoint Server
24 16 (9.36%) Windows XP
24 16 (9.36%) Windows Server 2003

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 16 (9.36%) SharePoint Server
2 11 (6.43%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.09%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.75%) LAN
1 3 (1.75%) WAN
1 3 (1.75%) HTTP
1 3 (1.75%) DNS
1 3 (1.75%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.34%) SAP BW
2 4 (2.34%) DataStage
2 4 (2.34%) SQLPlus
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 43 (25.15%) QuickTest Pro
2 37 (21.64%) TestDirector
3 31 (18.13%) Selenium
4 13 (7.60%) WinRunner
5 11 (6.43%) LoadRunner
5 11 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (5.85%) Visual Studio
7 9 (5.26%) WebDriver
8 8 (4.68%) JIRA
9 7 (4.09%) Cucumber
10 6 (3.51%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.92%) eggPlant
12 4 (2.34%) LoadUI
12 4 (2.34%) Toad
13 3 (1.75%) Bugzilla
13 3 (1.75%) Rational Performance Tester
13 3 (1.75%) MSTest
13 3 (1.75%) Subversion
13 3 (1.75%) Selenium IDE
14 2 (1.17%) TestComplete
General
1 65 (38.01%) Finance
2 25 (14.62%) Retail
3 23 (13.45%) Telecoms
4 17 (9.94%) Banking
5 14 (8.19%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.28%) XML
2 12 (7.02%) .NET
3 7 (4.09%) Web Services
4 5 (2.92%) SOAP
5 4 (2.34%) HTML
6 3 (1.75%) Middleware
7 1 (0.58%) LAMP
7 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.43%) Clustering
3 6 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.75%) Open Source
4 3 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.17%) iPad
6 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 42 (24.56%) Windows
2 16 (9.36%) Windows XP
2 16 (9.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (3.51%) UNIX
4 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.75%) Mac OS
4 3 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) Android
5 1 (0.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (25.73%) Software Testing
3 38 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 29 (16.96%) Automation Testing
5 28 (16.37%) Manual Testing
6 27 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 25 (14.62%) Scrum
8 24 (14.04%) Test Management
9 18 (10.53%) Performance Testing
10 15 (8.77%) Automated Testing
11 14 (8.19%) Test Strategy
12 13 (7.60%) Test Planning
13 11 (6.43%) V-Model
13 11 (6.43%) Web Testing
14 9 (5.26%) System Testing
15 8 (4.68%) Integration Testing
15 8 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (4.68%) User Acceptance Testing
16 5 (2.92%) Waterfall
17 4 (2.34%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 46 (26.90%) SQL
2 14 (8.19%) VBScript
3 11 (6.43%) C#
3 11 (6.43%) XPath
4 8 (4.68%) Java
5 2 (1.17%) C
6 1 (0.58%) C++
6 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.58%) PHP
6 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.58%) Python
6 1 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 107 (62.57%) ISEB
2 65 (38.01%) ISTQB
3 53 (30.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 49 (28.65%) Security Cleared
5 46 (26.90%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (24.56%) QA
2 8 (4.68%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 72 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (6.43%) McAfee ePO
2 11 (6.43%) Netcool
2 11 (6.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 34 (19.88%) HP
2 12 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.43%) Citrix
3 11 (6.43%) Veritas
3 11 (6.43%) McAfee
4 5 (2.92%) Oracle
5 4 (2.34%) SAP
5 4 (2.34%) IBM
6 2 (1.17%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.58%) Twitter
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago