Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £40,750 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 24 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 Analyst
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 194 213
Rank change year-on-year +41 +19 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.17% 0.057% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.060% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Reading median annual salary £40,750 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.44% +2.86% +59.09%
10th Percentile £37,000 £42,500 £30,375
90th Percentile £46,375 £47,500 £48,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% +40.35%

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 2288 3350 4455
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.81% 96.13% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1877 2508 3542
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £49,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.52% +10.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £74,250 £71,250 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Reading region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) Docker
4 1 (25.00%) Zephyr
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) TestLink
4 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) API Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Gatling
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Gatling
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) NetBeans
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) TestLink
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) API Testing
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP