The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 246 239 242
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 14 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.18% 0.079% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.083% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 15
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,700 £32,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
- +8.52%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7614 7225 8264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.79% 94.53% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6337 6185 7043
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Analyst
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
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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 +17 11 £33,750 +3.84%
Bedfordshire -3 1 £37,500 +30.43%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £40,000 -
Essex - 1 £52,500 -
QA Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 40 (100.00%) QA
2 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
3 19 (47.50%) Test Strategy
4 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (32.50%) C#
6 11 (27.50%) Regression Testing
6 11 (27.50%) Degree
6 11 (27.50%) Test Scripting
7 10 (25.00%) Selenium
8 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
8 9 (22.50%) SQL
8 9 (22.50%) .NET
9 8 (20.00%) Java
9 8 (20.00%) Test Management
10 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (17.50%) Analytics
10 7 (17.50%) Mathematics
10 7 (17.50%) Software Testing
10 7 (17.50%) C++
10 7 (17.50%) Delphi
10 7 (17.50%) WinRunner
11 6 (15.00%) OO
11 6 (15.00%) TDD
12 5 (12.50%) NUnit
12 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
12 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
12 5 (12.50%) Fat Client
12 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
12 5 (12.50%) TeamCity

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Selenium
2 7 (17.50%) WinRunner
3 5 (12.50%) NUnit
3 5 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 3 (7.50%) JIRA
4 3 (7.50%) Bugzilla
5 2 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) jQuery
2 5 (12.50%) CSS
2 5 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Mathematics
2 5 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 5 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 4 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.50%) Open Source
5 1 (2.50%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Test Strategy
2 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (27.50%) Regression Testing
3 11 (27.50%) Test Scripting
4 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
5 8 (20.00%) Test Management
6 7 (17.50%) Analytics
6 7 (17.50%) Software Testing
7 6 (15.00%) OO
7 6 (15.00%) TDD
8 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 4 (10.00%) System Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Time Management
9 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 4 (10.00%) Content Management
10 2 (5.00%) Security Testing
10 2 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) C#
2 9 (22.50%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) Java
4 7 (17.50%) C++
4 7 (17.50%) Delphi
5 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) ISEB
3 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.50%) CEH
4 1 (2.50%) CSSLP
4 1 (2.50%) HND
4 1 (2.50%) CISSP
4 1 (2.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) HP
2 1 (2.50%) Progress