Period
to 15 December 2019

The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was - in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

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
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 147 146 146
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 1 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.044% 0.098% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.10% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Reading median annual salary - £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.85% -6.02%
Berkshire median annual salary £35,000 £26,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +32.08% -39.43% +25.00%

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 2,161 1,952 2,342
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 95.69% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,700 1,680 1,928
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.70% -8.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,225 £25,625
90th Percentile £85,100 £77,500 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%

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 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, 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 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA