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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 65 113 103
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 85 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.29% 1.28% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 1.39% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 48 22 23
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,250 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +0.78%
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
2390 2379 1998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.64% 92.03% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1531 1846 1658
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,500 £70,000
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 26 November 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 97 (57.74%) ISEB
2 74 (44.05%) HP Quality Center
3 58 (34.52%) Finance
4 56 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 55 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (32.14%) Security Cleared
7 51 (30.36%) SC Cleared
8 50 (29.76%) ISTQB
9 47 (27.98%) QuickTest Pro
9 47 (27.98%) SQL
10 44 (26.19%) Software Testing
10 44 (26.19%) QA
11 43 (25.60%) Windows
12 42 (25.00%) Test Scripting
13 38 (22.62%) TestDirector
14 37 (22.02%) Automation Testing
15 32 (19.05%) Selenium
16 31 (18.45%) Manual Testing
17 28 (16.67%) XML
18 27 (16.07%) HP
18 27 (16.07%) Retail
19 24 (14.29%) Scrum
20 23 (13.69%) Test Management
20 23 (13.69%) Test Automation
21 22 (13.10%) Telecoms
22 18 (10.71%) Windows XP
22 18 (10.71%) VBScript
23 17 (10.12%) Test Planning
24 16 (9.52%) SharePoint Server
24 16 (9.52%) Automated Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (9.52%) SharePoint Server
2 14 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (6.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.17%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.79%) LAN
1 3 (1.79%) WAN
1 3 (1.79%) HTTP
1 3 (1.79%) DNS
2 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.38%) SAP BW
2 4 (2.38%) DataStage
2 4 (2.38%) SQLPlus
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 47 (27.98%) QuickTest Pro
2 38 (22.62%) TestDirector
3 32 (19.05%) Selenium
4 13 (7.74%) WinRunner
5 11 (6.55%) LoadRunner
6 8 (4.76%) Visual Studio
6 8 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (4.76%) WebDriver
7 6 (3.57%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.98%) eggPlant
8 5 (2.98%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.98%) Subversion
8 5 (2.98%) JIRA
9 4 (2.38%) TestComplete
9 4 (2.38%) Toad
9 4 (2.38%) LoadUI
10 3 (1.79%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (1.79%) Bugzilla
10 3 (1.79%) MSTest
11 2 (1.19%) ClearQuest
General
1 58 (34.52%) Finance
2 27 (16.07%) Retail
3 22 (13.10%) Telecoms
4 15 (8.93%) Banking
5 12 (7.14%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.60%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.67%) XML
2 11 (6.55%) .NET
3 9 (5.36%) Web Services
4 5 (2.98%) SOAP
5 4 (2.38%) HTML
6 1 (0.60%) Middleware
6 1 (0.60%) LAMP
6 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.55%) Clustering
1 11 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.98%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.38%) iPad
4 3 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.79%) Open Source
5 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 43 (25.60%) Windows
2 18 (10.71%) Windows XP
3 16 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.98%) Mac OS
5 5 (2.98%) UNIX
6 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.60%) Android
7 1 (0.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (26.19%) Software Testing
3 42 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 37 (22.02%) Automation Testing
5 31 (18.45%) Manual Testing
6 24 (14.29%) Scrum
7 23 (13.69%) Test Management
7 23 (13.69%) Test Automation
8 17 (10.12%) Test Planning
9 16 (9.52%) Automated Testing
10 14 (8.33%) System Testing
10 14 (8.33%) Web Testing
10 14 (8.33%) Performance Testing
11 11 (6.55%) Integration Testing
11 11 (6.55%) V-Model
12 10 (5.95%) Test Strategy
12 10 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (2.98%) Waterfall
14 5 (2.98%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 47 (27.98%) SQL
2 18 (10.71%) VBScript
3 14 (8.33%) XPath
4 12 (7.14%) C#
5 6 (3.57%) Java
6 4 (2.38%) C
7 1 (0.60%) C++
7 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.60%) PHP
7 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.60%) Python
7 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 97 (57.74%) ISEB
2 56 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 54 (32.14%) Security Cleared
4 51 (30.36%) SC Cleared
5 50 (29.76%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (26.19%) QA
2 8 (4.76%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 74 (44.05%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (6.55%) McAfee ePO
2 11 (6.55%) Netcool
2 11 (6.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 27 (16.07%) HP
2 11 (6.55%) Citrix
2 11 (6.55%) Veritas
2 11 (6.55%) McAfee
3 10 (5.95%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.17%) Oracle
5 4 (2.38%) SAP
5 4 (2.38%) IBM
6 2 (1.19%) Fujitsu
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