The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 110 - 122
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 2 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.11% - 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% - 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 8
Average salary £30,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
QA Analyst
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1671 1485 1992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.70% 95.68% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1287 1273 1753
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,804 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

QA Analyst Salary Trend in Cambridge

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited QA Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Analyst in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) Java
4 6 (66.67%) WinRunner
4 6 (66.67%) C++
4 6 (66.67%) Delphi
4 6 (66.67%) .NET
4 6 (66.67%) Degree
4 6 (66.67%) Mathematics
4 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
4 6 (66.67%) Analytics
4 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) JMeter
6 2 (22.22%) JIRA
6 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 2 (22.22%) BDD
7 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
7 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
7 1 (11.11%) jQuery
7 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 1 (11.11%) NUnit
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited QA Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) WinRunner
3 2 (22.22%) JMeter
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 1 (11.11%) NUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 6 (66.67%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) Delphi
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft