The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Analyst
England / East of England
Rank 232 228 249
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 26 43 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.42% 0.58% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.60% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 23 35 19
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £41,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%

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
5896 7113 7361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.37% 96.38% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4809 5723 5953
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

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 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +12 9 £35,000 +7.69%
Suffolk +14 5 £25,000 -16.66%
Cambridgeshire +1 4 £33,750 -12.33%
Norfolk - 4 £37,000 -
Essex +6 3 £32,750 -12.66%
Bedfordshire - 1 £35,000 -
QA Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, QA Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) QA
2 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (62.22%) SQL
3 26 (57.78%) Selenium
4 20 (44.44%) C#
4 20 (44.44%) Finance
5 19 (42.22%) Java
5 19 (42.22%) Automation Testing
6 18 (40.00%) Functional Testing
6 18 (40.00%) Scrum
7 17 (37.78%) HP UFT
8 16 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (31.11%) Unix
10 13 (28.89%) Python
10 13 (28.89%) Linux
10 13 (28.89%) Software Testing
11 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
12 10 (22.22%) ISTQB
13 9 (20.00%) ISEB
14 7 (15.56%) Test Planning
15 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
16 5 (11.11%) JIRA
16 5 (11.11%) Performance Testing
16 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
16 5 (11.11%) BDD
16 5 (11.11%) CSS
16 5 (11.11%) HTML
17 4 (8.89%) Windows
17 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
17 4 (8.89%) Microsoft

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.89%) Confluence
2 2 (4.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (57.78%) Selenium
2 17 (37.78%) HP UFT
3 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.11%) JIRA
5 4 (8.89%) JMeter
6 3 (6.67%) SpecFlow
6 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.44%) PHPUnit
7 2 (4.44%) TestDirector
8 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.22%) JUnit
8 1 (2.22%) Maven
8 1 (2.22%) Rational Performance Tester
8 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Games
2 4 (8.89%) Publishing
2 4 (8.89%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Advertising
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Front Office
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) CSS
1 5 (11.11%) HTML
2 3 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.22%) RESTful
3 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Digital Media
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) AS400
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Unix
2 13 (28.89%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Android
4 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) Automation Testing
3 18 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 18 (40.00%) Scrum
4 13 (28.89%) Software Testing
5 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
6 7 (15.56%) Test Planning
7 5 (11.11%) BDD
7 5 (11.11%) Performance Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Analytics
8 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.89%) Manual Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.89%) Performance Management
8 4 (8.89%) SDLC
8 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.67%) Defect Management
9 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy
10 2 (4.44%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) SQL
2 20 (44.44%) C#
3 19 (42.22%) Java
4 13 (28.89%) Python
5 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.67%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 9 (20.00%) ISEB
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) hybris
4 1 (2.22%) SAP