The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 229 225 269
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 35 46 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.60% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.61% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31 40 27
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.41%
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
6571 7528 8361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.73% 97.68% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5448 6168 6954
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 5 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk +3 13 £35,000 -12.50%
Cambridgeshire +4 7 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Essex -6 7 £40,000 +5.26%
Hertfordshire +18 5 £32,500 -7.14%
Bedfordshire +3 3 £36,000 +12.50% 1
QA Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 East of England region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 76 (100.00%) QA
2 25 (32.89%) ISEB
3 24 (31.58%) Software Testing
3 24 (31.58%) Test Scripting
4 22 (28.95%) Finance
5 20 (26.32%) Selenium
6 19 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 19 (25.00%) SQL
6 19 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (22.37%) Java
7 17 (22.37%) Regression Testing
8 16 (21.05%) Manual Testing
8 16 (21.05%) Test Automation
9 15 (19.74%) Functional Testing
9 15 (19.74%) SDLC
10 14 (18.42%) Software Delivery
11 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (17.11%) Python
12 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
12 12 (15.79%) HP UFT
12 12 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
13 11 (14.47%) MS Office
14 10 (13.16%) Automated Testing
15 9 (11.84%) JIRA
16 8 (10.53%) Degree
16 8 (10.53%) WebDriver
16 8 (10.53%) E-Commerce
16 8 (10.53%) TestDirector

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
1 11 (14.47%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) Big Data
3 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.63%) DB2
3 2 (2.63%) MySQL
3 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (26.32%) Selenium
2 12 (15.79%) HP UFT
3 9 (11.84%) JIRA
4 8 (10.53%) TestDirector
4 8 (10.53%) WebDriver
5 5 (6.58%) Cucumber
5 5 (6.58%) Hudson
5 5 (6.58%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.95%) JMeter
6 3 (3.95%) XMLSpy
7 2 (2.63%) Calabash
7 2 (2.63%) Gerrit
7 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.63%) JUnit
7 2 (2.63%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.63%) Subversion
8 1 (1.32%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.32%) YouTrack
General
1 22 (28.95%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Electronics
2 3 (3.95%) Games
2 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Back Office
3 2 (2.63%) Front Office
4 1 (1.32%) French Language
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) HTML
2 4 (5.26%) DHTML
2 4 (5.26%) J2EE
2 4 (5.26%) Web Services
2 4 (5.26%) XML
3 3 (3.95%) SOAP
4 1 (1.32%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) AS400
2 5 (6.58%) Replication
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.95%) Online Games
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Android
1 6 (7.89%) Apple iOS
1 6 (7.89%) Windows
2 5 (6.58%) Unix
3 4 (5.26%) Linux
3 4 (5.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.58%) Software Testing
1 24 (31.58%) Test Scripting
2 17 (22.37%) Regression Testing
3 16 (21.05%) Manual Testing
3 16 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 15 (19.74%) Functional Testing
4 15 (19.74%) SDLC
5 14 (18.42%) Software Delivery
6 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (13.16%) Automated Testing
9 8 (10.53%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.89%) BDD
10 6 (7.89%) Defect Management
10 6 (7.89%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (7.89%) System Testing
10 6 (7.89%) Test Planning
11 5 (6.58%) Line Management
11 5 (6.58%) QA Automation
11 5 (6.58%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.00%) SQL
2 17 (22.37%) Java
3 13 (17.11%) Python
4 6 (7.89%) Perl
5 5 (6.58%) C#
5 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.26%) Ruby
7 3 (3.95%) C++
8 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (32.89%) ISEB
2 19 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 19 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) HP
3 2 (2.63%) IBM
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle
3 2 (2.63%) SAP
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