The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 236 249 246
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 28 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.18% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.19% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 7
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £30,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,800 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
QA Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6918 7397 6795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.17% 96.26% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5867 6084 5823
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

QA Analyst Salary Trend in the East of England

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

QA Analyst Salary Histogram in the East of England

QA Analyst
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk +2 9 £37,500 -3.22%
Essex -3 8 £40,000 +3.22%
Hertfordshire -7 5 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Cambridgeshire +14 3 £52,500 +75.00% 2
Bedfordshire +11 3 £35,000 +16.66%
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 67 (100.00%) QA
2 38 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (46.27%) Selenium
4 25 (37.31%) ISTQB
4 25 (37.31%) Finance
5 24 (35.82%) SQL
6 23 (34.33%) C#
7 21 (31.34%) Test Automation
8 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
9 16 (23.88%) SoapUI
10 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
10 15 (22.39%) ISEB
11 13 (19.40%) Java
12 12 (17.91%) Python
12 12 (17.91%) Android
13 11 (16.42%) HP Quality Center
13 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (16.42%) Manual Testing
13 11 (16.42%) JIRA
13 11 (16.42%) Windows
13 11 (16.42%) HP UFT
14 10 (14.93%) Data Analysis
14 10 (14.93%) Performance Testing
14 10 (14.93%) Apple iOS
14 10 (14.93%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (14.93%) Test Planning
15 9 (13.43%) SDLC
15 9 (13.43%) Cucumber
16 8 (11.94%) BDD
16 8 (11.94%) Automated Testing

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Office
2 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.49%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (46.27%) Selenium
2 16 (23.88%) SoapUI
3 11 (16.42%) JIRA
3 11 (16.42%) HP UFT
4 10 (14.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (13.43%) Cucumber
6 8 (11.94%) JUnit
6 8 (11.94%) Bugzilla
6 8 (11.94%) Calabash
7 6 (8.96%) TestDirector
8 4 (5.97%) Subversion
9 3 (4.48%) XMLSpy
10 2 (2.99%) LabVIEW
10 2 (2.99%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.49%) RSpec
11 1 (1.49%) Hudson
11 1 (1.49%) Capybara
11 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.49%) NUnit
11 1 (1.49%) JMeter
General
1 25 (37.31%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Games
3 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.48%) Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.48%) Electronics
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) HTML
2 6 (8.96%) XML
2 6 (8.96%) Middleware
3 5 (7.46%) .NET
3 5 (7.46%) CSS
3 5 (7.46%) SOAP
4 4 (5.97%) Web Services
4 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.99%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Online Games
2 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) iPhone
3 2 (2.99%) iPad
3 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.99%) AS400
4 1 (1.49%) Replication
4 1 (1.49%) Spread Betting
4 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.49%) DTV
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Android
2 11 (16.42%) Windows
3 10 (14.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) Test Automation
3 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (16.42%) Manual Testing
4 10 (14.93%) Data Analysis
4 10 (14.93%) Performance Testing
4 10 (14.93%) Test Planning
5 9 (13.43%) SDLC
6 8 (11.94%) Automated Testing
6 8 (11.94%) Software Testing
6 8 (11.94%) BDD
7 7 (10.45%) Test Scripting
7 7 (10.45%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (10.45%) Scrum
8 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.46%) Risk Analytics
9 5 (7.46%) Analytics
9 5 (7.46%) Software Delivery
10 4 (5.97%) Functional Testing
11 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.82%) SQL
2 23 (34.33%) C#
3 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
4 13 (19.40%) Java
5 12 (17.91%) Python
6 5 (7.46%) Ruby
7 2 (2.99%) C
7 2 (2.99%) C++
7 2 (2.99%) Perl
8 1 (1.49%) VB
8 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (37.31%) ISTQB
2 15 (22.39%) ISEB
3 4 (5.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) HP
3 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle
3 1 (1.49%) SAP
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