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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 233 242 265
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 18 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.098% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.10% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 18
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £29,250 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +6.55%
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 6839 8867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.30% 95.54% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5965 5878 7555
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 £25,000 £24,500
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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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
Hertfordshire - 7 £30,000 - 2
Essex - 6 £50,000 -
Suffolk +7 4 £42,500 +30.76%
Bedfordshire -10 3 £30,000 -9.09%
Cambridgeshire +2 2 £30,000 - 2
QA Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 38 (100.00%) QA
2 17 (44.74%) Test Scripting
3 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (39.47%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (36.84%) Selenium
4 14 (36.84%) Test Strategy
4 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 12 (31.58%) Degree
6 9 (23.68%) Finance
6 9 (23.68%) C#
6 9 (23.68%) Java
6 9 (23.68%) Test Automation
7 8 (21.05%) .NET
8 7 (18.42%) C++
8 7 (18.42%) Delphi
8 7 (18.42%) WinRunner
8 7 (18.42%) Test Management
8 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (18.42%) Analytics
8 7 (18.42%) Mathematics
9 6 (15.79%) ISEB
9 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
9 6 (15.79%) SQL
10 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
10 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
10 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
11 4 (10.53%) JIRA
11 4 (10.53%) JMeter
11 4 (10.53%) Content Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Selenium
2 7 (18.42%) WinRunner
3 4 (10.53%) JIRA
3 4 (10.53%) JMeter
4 2 (5.26%) NUnit
4 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.26%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) jQuery
2 2 (5.26%) CSS
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.42%) Mathematics
3 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.89%) Client/Server
5 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
5 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Test Scripting
2 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (36.84%) Test Strategy
4 9 (23.68%) Test Automation
5 7 (18.42%) Test Management
5 7 (18.42%) Analytics
6 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Content Management
8 4 (10.53%) TDD
8 4 (10.53%) Automation Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Manual Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Time Management
8 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.89%) Coaching
10 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) C#
1 9 (23.68%) Java
2 7 (18.42%) C++
2 7 (18.42%) Delphi
3 6 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Degree
2 6 (15.79%) ISEB
3 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.63%) CISSP
4 1 (2.63%) CISM
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CSSLP
4 1 (2.63%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) HP
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Progress
3 1 (2.63%) VMware
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