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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 62 88 102
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 77 50 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.22% 2.20% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.49% 2.33% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 54 30 16
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -22.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £33,150 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2206 2145 2044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.15% 94.33% 93.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1559 1708 1733
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Analyst
Berkshire

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 1 August 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 65 (47.45%) ISEB
2 59 (43.07%) HP Quality Center
3 55 (40.15%) Finance
4 49 (35.77%) QA
5 48 (35.04%) QuickTest Pro
6 42 (30.66%) Selenium
6 42 (30.66%) Automation Testing
7 36 (26.28%) Test Scripting
7 36 (26.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 34 (24.82%) C#
9 32 (23.36%) XML
9 32 (23.36%) Manual Testing
10 31 (22.63%) Test Automation
10 31 (22.63%) ISTQB
11 30 (21.90%) Software Testing
12 29 (21.17%) SC Cleared
12 29 (21.17%) Security Cleared
13 28 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (19.71%) VBScript
15 26 (18.98%) .NET
16 25 (18.25%) SQL
16 25 (18.25%) Retail
16 25 (18.25%) System Testing
17 24 (17.52%) Visual Studio
18 20 (14.60%) HP
19 19 (13.87%) Windows
19 19 (13.87%) Integration Testing
20 18 (13.14%) Scrum
21 17 (12.41%) Automated Testing
22 16 (11.68%) TestDirector

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 9 (6.57%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (5.11%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.46%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.73%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.73%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 48 (35.04%) QuickTest Pro
2 42 (30.66%) Selenium
3 24 (17.52%) Visual Studio
4 16 (11.68%) TestDirector
5 13 (9.49%) LoadRunner
6 10 (7.30%) WebDriver
7 8 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (4.38%) WinRunner
9 5 (3.65%) TestComplete
9 5 (3.65%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (2.92%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.19%) JUnit
11 3 (2.19%) Subversion
12 2 (1.46%) LoadUI
12 2 (1.46%) JIRA
12 2 (1.46%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.46%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.46%) jMock
12 2 (1.46%) JMeter
13 1 (0.73%) NUnit
General
1 55 (40.15%) Finance
2 25 (18.25%) Retail
3 13 (9.49%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.19%) Billing
5 2 (1.46%) Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.36%) XML
2 26 (18.98%) .NET
3 5 (3.65%) Web Services
4 4 (2.92%) SOAP
5 3 (2.19%) Middleware
5 3 (2.19%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.46%) REST
6 2 (1.46%) JMS
7 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.65%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.19%) iPad
2 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.46%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.87%) Windows
2 10 (7.30%) Windows XP
3 6 (4.38%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.65%) Linux
4 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.65%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.46%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.66%) Automation Testing
2 36 (26.28%) Test Scripting
3 32 (23.36%) Manual Testing
4 31 (22.63%) Test Automation
5 30 (21.90%) Software Testing
6 28 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (18.25%) System Testing
8 19 (13.87%) Integration Testing
9 18 (13.14%) Scrum
10 17 (12.41%) Automated Testing
11 11 (8.03%) BDD
12 9 (6.57%) Test Strategy
12 9 (6.57%) Web Testing
12 9 (6.57%) Test Management
13 7 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (4.38%) Usability Testing
15 5 (3.65%) Service Delivery
16 3 (2.19%) CRM
16 3 (2.19%) TDD
16 3 (2.19%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (24.82%) C#
2 27 (19.71%) VBScript
3 25 (18.25%) SQL
4 9 (6.57%) C
4 9 (6.57%) XPath
5 5 (3.65%) VB
6 3 (2.19%) Java
7 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 65 (47.45%) ISEB
2 36 (26.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 31 (22.63%) ISTQB
4 29 (21.17%) SC Cleared
4 29 (21.17%) Security Cleared
5 13 (9.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (35.77%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 59 (43.07%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (3.65%) Netcool
4 1 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 20 (14.60%) HP
2 16 (11.68%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.84%) Oracle
4 6 (4.38%) IBM
5 4 (2.92%) Fujitsu
6 3 (2.19%) Citrix
7 2 (1.46%) Veritas
8 1 (0.73%) McAfee
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