Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Test Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Quality Assurance Test Analyst
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 257 296 333
Rank change year-on-year +39 +37 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 9 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.14% 0.069% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.072% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 7
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £33,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -15.63% +4.58%
10th Percentile £33,850 £29,375 £33,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £48,750
South East median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year +11.43% +11.11% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6061 8339 10478
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 95.66% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4853 6539 8326
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

QA Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Test Analyst in Berkshire

QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for QA Test Analyst in Berkshire

QA Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Test Analyst in Berkshire

QA Test 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 Test Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 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 +42 3 £39,000 -13.33% 1
Newbury -22 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Maidenhead - 2 £45,000 -
Hungerford +1 1 £22,500 -30.77%
QA Test Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, QA Test 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) Selenium
4 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
4 5 (55.56%) BDD
4 5 (55.56%) Gherkin
4 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
4 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
4 5 (55.56%) ISEB
4 5 (55.56%) Java
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
5 4 (44.44%) Manual Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Android
6 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Phone
6 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (33.33%) Appium
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (33.33%) User Stories
6 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement

QA Test 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 2 (22.22%) Drupal
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) Appium
2 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (22.22%) Codeception
3 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (33.33%) Electronics
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Gherkin
2 2 (22.22%) Behat
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Manual Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (33.33%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
5 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 3 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (33.33%) User Stories
5 3 (33.33%) Workflow
6 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB
1 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP