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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 221 259 243
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 41 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.54% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.32% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 35 25 19
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.28% -
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
7323 8155 8088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.13% 95.58% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6000 6780 7035
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 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 27 April 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 27 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Essex - 16 £37,500 - 2
Suffolk +13 12 £40,000 +39.13% 1
Bedfordshire +33 6 £32,000 -1.53%
Hertfordshire - 4 £35,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +4 3 £30,000 -25.00% 1
QA Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 54 (100.00%) QA
2 29 (53.70%) ISTQB
3 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (48.15%) Finance
4 25 (46.30%) SQL
5 23 (42.59%) Selenium
6 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 15 (27.78%) QuickTest Pro
7 13 (24.07%) C#
7 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
8 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 11 (20.37%) SoapUI
9 11 (20.37%) ISEB
9 11 (20.37%) E-Commerce
10 10 (18.52%) Middleware
10 10 (18.52%) SOAP
10 10 (18.52%) Automated Testing
10 10 (18.52%) Test Planning
10 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (16.67%) Data Analysis
12 7 (12.96%) XMLSpy
12 7 (12.96%) MS Office
12 7 (12.96%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (12.96%) Software Delivery
12 7 (12.96%) Manual Testing
12 7 (12.96%) System Testing
12 7 (12.96%) Risk Analysis
13 6 (11.11%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (1.85%) JBoss
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Office
2 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) MySQL
2 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (42.59%) Selenium
2 15 (27.78%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (20.37%) SoapUI
4 9 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (12.96%) XMLSpy
6 4 (7.41%) NUnit
6 4 (7.41%) WebDriver
6 4 (7.41%) TestDirector
7 3 (5.56%) Subversion
8 2 (3.70%) JMeter
8 2 (3.70%) Bugzilla
8 2 (3.70%) TestLink
9 1 (1.85%) Redmine
9 1 (1.85%) Ant
9 1 (1.85%) JUnit
9 1 (1.85%) Rational Rose
9 1 (1.85%) ArgoUML
9 1 (1.85%) Maven
9 1 (1.85%) Cactus
9 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 26 (48.15%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) SOAP
1 10 (18.52%) Middleware
2 4 (7.41%) Web Services
2 4 (7.41%) HTML
2 4 (7.41%) .NET
2 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 4 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (1.85%) Swing
4 1 (1.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.70%) Physics
3 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Spread Betting
3 1 (1.85%) iPhone
3 1 (1.85%) Open Source
3 1 (1.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Android
2 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 11 (20.37%) E-Commerce
4 10 (18.52%) Automated Testing
4 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (18.52%) Test Planning
5 9 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 7 (12.96%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (12.96%) Manual Testing
6 7 (12.96%) System Testing
6 7 (12.96%) Software Delivery
7 6 (11.11%) Automation Testing
7 6 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Scrum
9 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Performance Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Risk Analytics
9 4 (7.41%) Analytics
9 4 (7.41%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.56%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) SQL
2 13 (24.07%) C#
2 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (53.70%) ISTQB
2 11 (20.37%) ISEB
3 9 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) HP
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) IBM
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Nakama
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Talent International
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, pension, medical, etc
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