The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bristol region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 118 118 114
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 7 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.41% 0.62% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.63% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 14
Median salary £32,500 £30,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.69% -18.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
QA Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1655 1901 1945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.33% 97.59% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1468 1655 1573
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the Bristol region.

QA Analyst Salary Trend in Bristol

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, QA 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 Bristol region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (76.92%) ISEB
3 8 (61.54%) Automated Testing
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) XML
3 8 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (46.15%) User Stories
4 6 (46.15%) User Experience
4 6 (46.15%) Usability Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Manual Testing
4 6 (46.15%) SDLC
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Test Management
6 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Geb
7 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (15.38%) BDD
7 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Billing
7 2 (15.38%) BPEL
7 2 (15.38%) JIRA
7 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Geb
2 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Automated Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Manual Testing
2 6 (46.15%) SDLC
2 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Usability Testing
2 6 (46.15%) User Stories
3 4 (30.77%) Test Management
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) BPEL
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) SAP