Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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

Quality Assurance Analyst
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 155 191
Rank change year-on-year +13 +36 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.14% 0.17% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Reading median annual salary £37,500 £40,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.98% -9.44% -5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £38,750 £46,375 £47,500
Berkshire median annual salary £26,500 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -41.11% +38.46% -18.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2,054 2,230 3,338
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.34% 96.00% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,757 1,827 2,504
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,500 £74,250 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +3.09%

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Reading

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Reading

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, QA Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Reading region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) XML Messaging
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA