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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 220 241 258
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 26 36 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.47% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.48% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 23
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
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
6313 7538 7993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.02% 97.38% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5385 6274 6690
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Suffolk +17 20 £35,000 -9.67% 1
Hertfordshire +23 3 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Bedfordshire +19 1 £50,000 +38.88%
Essex +7 1 £42,500 +11.84%
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £40,000 +33.33%
QA Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 63 (100.00%) QA
2 30 (47.62%) ISEB
3 25 (39.68%) Java
4 21 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 20 (31.75%) Regression Testing
6 19 (30.16%) ISTQB
6 19 (30.16%) Selenium
7 18 (28.57%) Manual Testing
8 16 (25.40%) Test Scripting
9 15 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (22.22%) C#
11 13 (20.63%) Finance
12 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (19.05%) Online Games
12 12 (19.05%) Automation Testing
12 12 (19.05%) Games
12 12 (19.05%) SQL
13 11 (17.46%) Python
14 10 (15.87%) SDLC
15 9 (14.29%) System Testing
15 9 (14.29%) JIRA
15 9 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 8 (12.70%) Automated Testing
16 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
16 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
17 7 (11.11%) Perl
17 7 (11.11%) Windows
17 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce
17 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
17 7 (11.11%) BDD

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:

Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.94%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Big Data
3 2 (3.17%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.17%) DB2
3 2 (3.17%) MySQL
3 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (30.16%) Selenium
2 9 (14.29%) JIRA
3 6 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 6 (9.52%) WebDriver
4 5 (7.94%) HP UFT
4 5 (7.94%) SoapUI
5 4 (6.35%) Hudson
6 3 (4.76%) Calabash
6 3 (4.76%) JUnit
6 3 (4.76%) TestDirector
7 2 (3.17%) Gerrit
7 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.17%) JMeter
7 2 (3.17%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.17%) XMLSpy
8 1 (1.59%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.59%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.59%) NUnit
8 1 (1.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 12 (19.05%) Games
3 1 (1.59%) Back Office
3 1 (1.59%) French Language
3 1 (1.59%) Front Office
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) HTML
2 4 (6.35%) DHTML
2 4 (6.35%) J2EE
2 4 (6.35%) XML
3 3 (4.76%) SOAP
4 2 (3.17%) Web Services
5 1 (1.59%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Online Games
2 4 (6.35%) Replication
3 3 (4.76%) AS400
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Unix
3 4 (6.35%) Android
3 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.35%) Linux
3 4 (6.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 20 (31.75%) Regression Testing
3 18 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 16 (25.40%) Test Scripting
5 15 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (19.05%) Automation Testing
7 10 (15.87%) SDLC
8 9 (14.29%) System Testing
9 8 (12.70%) Automated Testing
9 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
10 7 (11.11%) BDD
10 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.94%) Functional Testing
11 5 (7.94%) Performance Testing
11 5 (7.94%) Software Delivery
11 5 (7.94%) User Stories
12 4 (6.35%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (6.35%) Web Testing
13 3 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.68%) Java
2 14 (22.22%) C#
3 12 (19.05%) SQL
4 11 (17.46%) Python
5 7 (11.11%) Perl
6 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.17%) Ruby
8 1 (1.59%) C++
8 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (47.62%) ISEB
2 19 (30.16%) ISTQB
3 9 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) HP
3 2 (3.17%) IBM
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Salary: £24k - 30k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Nixor
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago