The median annual salary for a QA Test Analyst was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 218 218
Rank change year-on-year +40 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 8 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.24% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 10
Median salary £30,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +4.65%  
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -2.85% +7.69%  

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 3203 4754 5179
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.02% 94.80% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2593 3882 3834
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

QA Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured QA Test Analyst in the job title.

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
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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hungerford - 3 £30,000 -
Reading - 2 £25,000 -
QA Test Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 10 (83.33%) Manual Testing
3 7 (58.33%) System Testing
3 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Waterfall
3 7 (58.33%) Regression Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
3 7 (58.33%) ERP
3 7 (58.33%) Functional Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) JUnit
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing

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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) JSON
1 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Automated Testing
1 10 (83.33%) Manual Testing
1 10 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
2 7 (58.33%) ERP
2 7 (58.33%) Functional Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Regression Testing
2 7 (58.33%) System Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
2 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Perl
2 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) SOASTA, Inc