Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £39,000 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.

Test Analyst
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 181 159
Rank change year-on-year +58 -22 -85
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 32 15 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.34% 0.43% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.45% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 48
Reading median annual salary £39,000 £44,250 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.86% +16.45% +1.33%
10th Percentile £34,250 £38,750 £27,125
90th Percentile £46,700 £48,750 £48,750
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.59% +12.67% -

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%

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Analyst in Reading

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Test Analyst in Reading

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Reading

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

Salary histogram for Test Analyst in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 22 (68.75%) Selenium
4 21 (65.63%) Degree
4 21 (65.63%) QA
5 20 (62.50%) ISTQB
5 20 (62.50%) C#
6 19 (59.38%) Scrum
6 19 (59.38%) HP UFT
7 17 (53.13%) SQL
8 16 (50.00%) TDD
9 15 (46.88%) HP
9 15 (46.88%) Test Management
9 15 (46.88%) Test Scripting
9 15 (46.88%) HP Quality Center
10 14 (43.75%) Unit Testing
10 14 (43.75%) Java
11 13 (40.63%) WebDriver
11 13 (40.63%) Mentoring
12 12 (37.50%) SoapUI
12 12 (37.50%) Manual Testing
12 12 (37.50%) LoadRunner
12 12 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
13 11 (34.38%) Computer Science Degree
13 11 (34.38%) SOAP
13 11 (34.38%) Web Services
13 11 (34.38%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (34.38%) Performance Testing
13 11 (34.38%) Computer Science
13 11 (34.38%) BDD

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 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (28.13%) SAP ERP
1 9 (28.13%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (3.13%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQLPlus
2 1 (3.13%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (68.75%) Selenium
2 19 (59.38%) HP UFT
3 13 (40.63%) WebDriver
4 12 (37.50%) LoadRunner
4 12 (37.50%) SoapUI
5 9 (28.13%) eggPlant
5 9 (28.13%) JUnit
5 9 (28.13%) LoadUI
5 9 (28.13%) TestNG
5 9 (28.13%) Toad
6 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 3 (9.38%) Maven
7 3 (9.38%) Subversion
8 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
8 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
8 2 (6.25%) IntelliJ
8 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
8 2 (6.25%) JMeter
8 2 (6.25%) NetBeans
8 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (28.13%) Publishing
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) SOAP
1 11 (34.38%) Web Services
2 4 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) Struts
4 1 (3.13%) Swing
4 1 (3.13%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) Smart Meter
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.25%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 19 (59.38%) Scrum
4 16 (50.00%) TDD
5 15 (46.88%) Test Management
5 15 (46.88%) Test Scripting
6 14 (43.75%) Unit Testing
7 13 (40.63%) Mentoring
8 12 (37.50%) Manual Testing
8 12 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
9 11 (34.38%) BDD
9 11 (34.38%) Performance Testing
9 11 (34.38%) SDLC
9 11 (34.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (31.25%) Functional Testing
10 10 (31.25%) Regression Testing
10 10 (31.25%) Software Testing
10 10 (31.25%) Test Strategy
11 9 (28.13%) Project Management
11 9 (28.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) SQL
3 14 (43.75%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) C
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) COBOL
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) Degree
2 20 (62.50%) ISTQB
3 11 (34.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (25.00%) ISEB
5 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (65.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 15 (46.88%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) HP
2 9 (28.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft