Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Analyst was £42,250 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Senior Test Analyst
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 194 202
Rank change year-on-year +51 +8 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 12 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.50% 0.057% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.060% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 8
Reading median annual salary £42,250 £45,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.06% +2.41%
10th Percentile £37,125 £43,100 £37,125
90th Percentile £45,500 £48,300 £43,750
Berkshire median annual salary £42,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.11% +5.88% +2.41%

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 3354 4416
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.16% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1875 2512 3513
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,925 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%

Senior Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Analyst in Reading

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Analyst in Reading

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst in Reading over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Test Analyst in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Senior 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 Reading region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) HP UFT
1 10 (83.33%) Scrum
1 10 (83.33%) C#
1 10 (83.33%) Software Testing
1 10 (83.33%) QA
1 10 (83.33%) Selenium
1 10 (83.33%) Degree
1 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 8 (66.67%) ISEB
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) OOP
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
6 2 (16.67%) Test Management
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
7 1 (8.33%) Open Source
7 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (8.33%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting

Senior Test 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) HP UFT
1 10 (83.33%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (8.33%) Gatling
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) JMeter
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) NetBeans
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) TestLink
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) Scrum
1 10 (83.33%) Software Testing
1 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) OOP
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) BDD
6 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source
6 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Degree
2 8 (66.67%) ISEB
2 8 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft