Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Analyst was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 161 196
Rank change year-on-year +15 +35 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 8 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.32% 0.039% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.040% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 3
Reading median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.41% -15.00% +16.28%
Berkshire median annual salary £39,250 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -17.37% -5.00% +13.64%

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 2,437 2,479 3,650
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 97.87% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,082 1,940 2,909
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £26,775 £25,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,125 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% -

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 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 2018, Senior Test 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 Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
3 6 (75.00%) SDLC
4 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (62.50%) Open Source
4 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (62.50%) QlikView
4 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (62.50%) System Testing
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
4 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (62.50%) ISEB
5 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (25.00%) Selenium
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) Web Services
7 1 (12.50%) Google
7 1 (12.50%) Maven

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google App Engine
1 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (62.50%) QlikView
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) GitLab
2 1 (12.50%) Gradle
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
2 6 (75.00%) SDLC
3 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
3 5 (62.50%) Open Source
3 5 (62.50%) System Testing
3 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Google