The median annual salary for a Test Analyst was £47,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 122 126
Rank change year-on-year +23 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 11 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.85% 0.61% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.63% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 22
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +16.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,450 £33,500 £34,073
% change year-on-year +2.83% -1.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1248 1751 2170
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 96.97% 96.63% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1036 1391 1634
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £31,500 £24,936
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Test Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 16 (84.21%) Selenium
1 16 (84.21%) Test Automation
2 15 (78.95%) ISTQB
3 14 (73.68%) WebDriver
4 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (47.37%) SQL
6 8 (42.11%) Java
6 8 (42.11%) SoapUI
7 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
7 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
7 7 (36.84%) SOAP
8 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
9 5 (26.32%) Scrum
9 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
9 5 (26.32%) Oracle
9 5 (26.32%) Mocha
9 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
9 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
9 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
9 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (26.32%) Protractor
10 4 (21.05%) QA
11 3 (15.79%) C#
11 3 (15.79%) MySQL
11 3 (15.79%) Web Services
11 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (15.79%) Defect Tracking
12 2 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
12 2 (10.53%) REST

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
1 1 (5.26%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) Selenium
2 14 (73.68%) WebDriver
3 8 (42.11%) SoapUI
4 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
4 5 (26.32%) Mocha
4 5 (26.32%) Protractor
5 2 (10.53%) Bugzilla
5 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 2 (10.53%) JIRA
5 2 (10.53%) JMeter
5 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.26%) eggPlant
6 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.26%) JUnit
6 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
6 1 (5.26%) LoadUI
6 1 (5.26%) TestNG
6 1 (5.26%) Toad
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) SOAP
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) JSON
3 2 (10.53%) REST
3 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Test Automation
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
4 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (15.79%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (10.53%) BDD
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) DevOps
7 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.26%) Agile Testing
8 1 (5.26%) API Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) ISTQB
2 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (10.53%) ISEB
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) SAP