The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Test Analyst
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 189 164
Rank change year-on-year +51 -25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 42 32 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.25% 0.64% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.67% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 35 20 54
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £33,850 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,200
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 3205 4758 5225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.05% 94.80% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2589 3888 3873
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 £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Berkshire

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Berkshire

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Analyst in Berkshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Berkshire

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 Test Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Newbury +18 9 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Reading +28 8 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Hungerford - 4 £30,000 -
Wokingham - 3 £37,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £45,000 -
Test Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (46.27%) SQL
3 29 (43.28%) Selenium
4 27 (40.30%) Test Scripting
5 26 (38.81%) Manual Testing
6 25 (37.31%) Functional Testing
7 20 (29.85%) Automated Testing
8 19 (28.36%) Regression Testing
9 16 (23.88%) System Testing
10 15 (22.39%) QA
10 15 (22.39%) Automation Testing
10 15 (22.39%) SDLC
11 14 (20.90%) Java
12 13 (19.40%) Finance
12 13 (19.40%) Waterfall
13 12 (17.91%) WebDriver
13 12 (17.91%) ISTQB
14 11 (16.42%) Oracle
14 11 (16.42%) Software Testing
14 11 (16.42%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (14.93%) Unit Testing
15 10 (14.93%) Degree
15 10 (14.93%) SoapUI
15 10 (14.93%) ISEB
16 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
16 9 (13.43%) ERP
16 9 (13.43%) Non-Functional Testing
16 9 (13.43%) Performance Testing
17 8 (11.94%) Test Automation
17 8 (11.94%) Telecoms

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 (4.48%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.48%) MS Office
1 3 (4.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.49%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) 4G
1 6 (8.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 29 (43.28%) Selenium
2 12 (17.91%) WebDriver
3 10 (14.93%) SoapUI
4 8 (11.94%) JMeter
5 7 (10.45%) JIRA
6 5 (7.46%) SpecFlow
6 5 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
7 3 (4.48%) JUnit
8 2 (2.99%) Subversion
9 1 (1.49%) Gradle
9 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.49%) Maven
9 1 (1.49%) Mocha
9 1 (1.49%) Protractor
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.97%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.99%) Electronics
4 2 (2.99%) Marketing
4 2 (2.99%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) 802.1X
2 5 (7.46%) SOAP
3 3 (4.48%) HTML
3 3 (4.48%) XML
4 2 (2.99%) .NET
4 2 (2.99%) CSS
4 2 (2.99%) HTML5
4 2 (2.99%) JSON
5 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) Smart Meter
3 5 (7.46%) Virtual Team
4 3 (4.48%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Unix
3 2 (2.99%) Android
3 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.30%) Test Scripting
3 26 (38.81%) Manual Testing
4 25 (37.31%) Functional Testing
5 20 (29.85%) Automated Testing
6 19 (28.36%) Regression Testing
7 16 (23.88%) System Testing
8 15 (22.39%) Automation Testing
8 15 (22.39%) SDLC
9 13 (19.40%) Waterfall
10 11 (16.42%) Software Testing
10 11 (16.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (14.93%) Unit Testing
12 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
12 9 (13.43%) ERP
12 9 (13.43%) Non-Functional Testing
12 9 (13.43%) Performance Testing
13 8 (11.94%) Test Automation
14 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (10.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.27%) SQL
2 14 (20.90%) Java
3 5 (7.46%) Perl
3 5 (7.46%) Python
4 4 (5.97%) C#
5 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.48%) VBScript
6 2 (2.99%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.99%) C
6 2 (2.99%) C++
6 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.99%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) ISTQB
2 10 (14.93%) Degree
2 10 (14.93%) ISEB
3 3 (4.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.39%) QA
2 5 (7.46%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Oracle
2 8 (11.94%) HP
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.99%) Informatica
4 2 (2.99%) SAP
4 2 (2.99%) SOASTA, Inc
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