Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance Analyst
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 259 294 310
Rank change year-on-year +35 +16 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 13 24 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.20% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.27% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 27
Berkshire median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% -6.98% +14.67%
10th Percentile £21,000 £33,250 £29,650
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -25.88%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6268 9010 10118
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.30% 96.13% 95.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5037 7343 7577
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured QA Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Berkshire

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst in Berkshire.

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Berkshire

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Analyst in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Analyst in Berkshire

QA Analyst
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +47 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Wokingham +20 2 £22,000 -45.00%
Newbury -1 2 £45,000 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £50,000 -
Hungerford - 1 £22,500 -
QA Analyst
South East

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, QA Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
3 9 (69.23%) Manual Testing
4 8 (61.54%) Selenium
4 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
4 8 (61.54%) Java
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
6 6 (46.15%) Finance
7 5 (38.46%) Degree
7 5 (38.46%) JIRA
7 5 (38.46%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
8 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Windows
8 4 (30.77%) SQL
9 3 (23.08%) Oracle
9 3 (23.08%) Perl
9 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
9 3 (23.08%) JUnit
9 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (23.08%) Unix
9 3 (23.08%) Python
9 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (23.08%) ISTQB

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) JIRA
3 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
4 3 (23.08%) JUnit
5 2 (15.38%) Appium
5 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
6 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) PMI
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Android
3 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 9 (69.23%) Manual Testing
3 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) QA Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Perl
3 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (15.38%) ISEB
3 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
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