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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 241 238 225
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 13 5 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.18% 0.076% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.079% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 44
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £23,800 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £41,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
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
6939 6363 8070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.26% 96.39% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5613 5136 6982
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 January 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 23 January 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 - 5 £38,750 - 1
Hertfordshire -11 3 £35,000 +10.23% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Suffolk -4 1 £27,000 -22.85%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £38,000 - 1
QA Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 41 (100.00%) QA
2 19 (46.34%) Selenium
3 18 (43.90%) Automated Testing
4 17 (41.46%) Finance
5 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (39.02%) Manual Testing
6 14 (34.15%) Test Scripting
6 14 (34.15%) SQL
7 11 (26.83%) ISEB
7 11 (26.83%) Test Automation
8 10 (24.39%) Automation Testing
8 10 (24.39%) JMeter
9 9 (21.95%) Scrum
9 9 (21.95%) ISTQB
10 8 (19.51%) Validation
10 8 (19.51%) Test Planning
11 7 (17.07%) Degree
11 7 (17.07%) JIRA
12 6 (14.63%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (12.20%) Test Management
13 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
13 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
14 4 (9.76%) TDD
14 4 (9.76%) MS Office
14 4 (9.76%) Bugzilla
14 4 (9.76%) SoapUI
14 4 (9.76%) System Testing
15 3 (7.32%) WebDriver
15 3 (7.32%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) RiskWrite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (46.34%) Selenium
2 10 (24.39%) JMeter
3 7 (17.07%) JIRA
4 4 (9.76%) Bugzilla
4 4 (9.76%) SoapUI
5 3 (7.32%) WebDriver
5 3 (7.32%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (7.32%) Subversion
6 2 (4.88%) NUnit
6 2 (4.88%) XMLSpy
7 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Games
2 3 (7.32%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Middleware
1 2 (4.88%) SOAP
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Online Games
4 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Automated Testing
2 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (39.02%) Manual Testing
3 14 (34.15%) Test Scripting
4 11 (26.83%) Test Automation
5 10 (24.39%) Automation Testing
6 9 (21.95%) Scrum
7 8 (19.51%) Validation
7 8 (19.51%) Test Planning
8 5 (12.20%) Test Management
8 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
9 4 (9.76%) TDD
9 4 (9.76%) System Testing
10 3 (7.32%) BDD
10 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Performance Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Regression Testing
11 2 (4.88%) Security Testing
11 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) ISEB
2 9 (21.95%) ISTQB
3 7 (17.07%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) HP
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