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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 230 239 238
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 28 7 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 0.10% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.11% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 28 3 37
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £28,800 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £36,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
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
7436 6658 8793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.38% 95.81% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6062 5598 7540
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 - 12 £22,250 -
Essex - 11 £38,750 - 1
Suffolk +11 5 £30,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £30,000 -
Bedfordshire -7 2 £30,000 -9.09%
QA Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 43 (100.00%) QA
2 20 (46.51%) Test Scripting
3 17 (39.53%) Selenium
4 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (32.56%) Finance
6 13 (30.23%) SQL
7 12 (27.91%) Automated Testing
7 12 (27.91%) Degree
7 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (25.58%) Manual Testing
9 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
9 9 (20.93%) ISEB
9 9 (20.93%) JMeter
9 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
10 8 (18.60%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (18.60%) Test Strategy
10 8 (18.60%) Automation Testing
10 8 (18.60%) Software Testing
11 7 (16.28%) JIRA
11 7 (16.28%) Test Planning
11 7 (16.28%) Test Management
11 7 (16.28%) Validation
12 6 (13.95%) Java
12 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
13 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
13 5 (11.63%) Bugzilla
13 5 (11.63%) Scrum
14 4 (9.30%) Regression Testing
14 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
15 3 (6.98%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (4.65%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Selenium
2 9 (20.93%) JMeter
3 7 (16.28%) JIRA
4 5 (11.63%) Bugzilla
5 2 (4.65%) WinRunner
5 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.33%) Subversion
6 1 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Aerospace
2 3 (6.98%) Games
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) WSH
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.33%) Online Games
5 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Test Scripting
2 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.91%) Automated Testing
4 11 (25.58%) Manual Testing
5 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
6 8 (18.60%) Test Strategy
6 8 (18.60%) Automation Testing
6 8 (18.60%) Software Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Test Planning
7 7 (16.28%) Test Management
7 7 (16.28%) Validation
8 5 (11.63%) Scrum
9 4 (9.30%) Regression Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Time Management
10 3 (6.98%) Content Management
10 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.98%) Coaching
11 2 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (4.65%) TDD
11 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) C#
3 2 (4.65%) C++
3 2 (4.65%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Degree
2 9 (20.93%) ISEB
3 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.33%) CSSLP
5 1 (2.33%) CEH
5 1 (2.33%) CISSP
5 1 (2.33%) HND
5 1 (2.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Progress
4 1 (2.33%) VMware
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