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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 115 65 91
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 27 75 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.21% 3.13% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 3.39% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 25 53 30
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
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
2109 2215 2168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.57% 92.41% 94.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1602 1558 1726
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 3 August 2015.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 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 31 (56.36%) ISTQB
2 30 (54.55%) ISEB
3 22 (40.00%) Finance
4 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (30.91%) Test Scripting
5 14 (25.45%) Degree
5 14 (25.45%) QA
6 13 (23.64%) Software Testing
7 9 (16.36%) Selenium
7 9 (16.36%) Test Management
8 8 (14.55%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (14.55%) Test Strategy
8 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
8 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (12.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
9 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
10 6 (10.91%) SOAP
10 6 (10.91%) SQL
10 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
10 6 (10.91%) SoapUI
10 6 (10.91%) Scrum
10 6 (10.91%) Test Planning
10 6 (10.91%) SDLC
11 5 (9.09%) Automation Testing
11 5 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (9.09%) Performance Testing
11 5 (9.09%) Windows
11 5 (9.09%) HP UFT
11 5 (9.09%) Banking

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) SAP FI
1 3 (5.45%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (5.45%) SAP CO
2 2 (3.64%) SAP MM
2 2 (3.64%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (3.64%) SAP HR
2 2 (3.64%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Selenium
2 6 (10.91%) SoapUI
3 5 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 4 (7.27%) LoadRunner
4 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.45%) JIRA
6 1 (1.82%) Hudson
6 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.82%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.82%) Appium
6 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.82%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.82%) WinRunner
6 1 (1.82%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 22 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) SOAP
2 4 (7.27%) .NET
3 3 (5.45%) CSS
3 3 (5.45%) REST
3 3 (5.45%) Web Services
3 3 (5.45%) XML
3 3 (5.45%) XSL
3 3 (5.45%) Ajax
3 3 (5.45%) HTML
4 2 (3.64%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Social Media
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
2 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (30.91%) Test Scripting
2 13 (23.64%) Software Testing
3 9 (16.36%) Test Management
4 8 (14.55%) Test Strategy
5 6 (10.91%) Test Planning
5 6 (10.91%) SDLC
5 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
5 6 (10.91%) Scrum
6 5 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 5 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (9.09%) Automation Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.27%) Load Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Web Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Manual Testing
8 3 (5.45%) API Testing
9 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.64%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) C#
3 3 (5.45%) Java
3 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.64%) VBScript
4 2 (3.64%) VB
5 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (56.36%) ISTQB
2 30 (54.55%) ISEB
3 14 (25.45%) Degree
4 7 (12.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.82%) APMP
7 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) SAP
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.27%) HP
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Capita
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.82%) IBM
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