The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 90 120 114
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 54 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.24% 0.74% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 0.79% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 44 6 15
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2251 2030 2238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.33% 94.51% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1675 1632 1939
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £64,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Test Analyst
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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 24 April 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 45 (48.39%) ISEB
2 38 (40.86%) Selenium
2 38 (40.86%) Test Scripting
3 36 (38.71%) C#
4 28 (30.11%) Finance
5 25 (26.88%) .NET
6 24 (25.81%) Visual Studio
7 21 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
7 21 (22.58%) QA
7 21 (22.58%) ISTQB
8 20 (21.51%) Test Automation
8 20 (21.51%) Microsoft
8 20 (21.51%) Automation Testing
9 19 (20.43%) Test Strategy
10 16 (17.20%) QuickTest Pro
11 15 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (16.13%) BDD
12 13 (13.98%) V-Model
12 13 (13.98%) Fault Management
13 12 (12.90%) Software Testing
13 12 (12.90%) Scrum
14 11 (11.83%) Mainframe
14 11 (11.83%) Windows
14 11 (11.83%) COBOL
14 11 (11.83%) Test Management
14 11 (11.83%) Manual Testing
14 11 (11.83%) Degree
15 10 (10.75%) Functional Testing
16 9 (9.68%) Automated Testing
16 9 (9.68%) HP

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (6.45%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Internet
1 1 (1.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (40.86%) Selenium
2 24 (25.81%) Visual Studio
3 16 (17.20%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (8.60%) TestDirector
4 8 (8.60%) LoadRunner
5 5 (5.38%) SpecFlow
6 4 (4.30%) WinRunner
7 3 (3.23%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.08%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (1.08%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.08%) JIRA
9 1 (1.08%) QARun
9 1 (1.08%) Bugzilla
General
1 28 (30.11%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Retail
3 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Publishing
4 2 (2.15%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.88%) .NET
2 6 (6.45%) XML
3 4 (4.30%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.08%) EDI
4 1 (1.08%) HTML
4 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Mainframe
2 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.38%) VSAM
4 4 (4.30%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.15%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.15%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.08%) Open Source
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.08%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.83%) Windows
2 7 (7.53%) Windows XP
3 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.23%) Linux
5 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.86%) Test Scripting
2 20 (21.51%) Test Automation
2 20 (21.51%) Automation Testing
3 19 (20.43%) Test Strategy
4 15 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (16.13%) BDD
5 13 (13.98%) V-Model
5 13 (13.98%) Fault Management
6 12 (12.90%) Software Testing
6 12 (12.90%) Scrum
7 11 (11.83%) Test Management
7 11 (11.83%) Manual Testing
8 10 (10.75%) Functional Testing
9 9 (9.68%) Automated Testing
9 9 (9.68%) Regression Testing
10 7 (7.53%) System Testing
11 6 (6.45%) Configuration Management
11 6 (6.45%) Project Management
11 6 (6.45%) Performance Management
12 5 (5.38%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (38.71%) C#
2 11 (11.83%) COBOL
3 7 (7.53%) SQL
4 6 (6.45%) C
5 5 (5.38%) VBScript
5 5 (5.38%) VB
6 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 45 (48.39%) ISEB
2 21 (22.58%) ISTQB
3 11 (11.83%) Degree
4 8 (8.60%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.60%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (22.58%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.30%) CA Endevor
3 2 (2.15%) Netcool
3 2 (2.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 20 (21.51%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.68%) HP
3 6 (6.45%) BT
3 6 (6.45%) IBM
4 3 (3.23%) Fujitsu
4 3 (3.23%) VMware
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (1.08%) Meridio
5 1 (1.08%) Telerik