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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 223 249 238
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 41 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.58% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 11
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,800 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,750 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
6812 6968 6479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.71% 96.56% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5574 5644 5248
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +8 19 £40,000 +10.34%
Hertfordshire +4 9 £35,000 -
Suffolk -6 7 £25,000 -3.84% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 6 £39,250 +3.28% 1
QA Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 73 (100.00%) QA
2 26 (35.62%) Finance
3 25 (34.25%) Test Automation
4 24 (32.88%) Test Scripting
5 20 (27.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 20 (27.40%) Software Delivery
5 20 (27.40%) SDLC
6 19 (26.03%) Functional Testing
7 18 (24.66%) Manual Testing
7 18 (24.66%) SQL
7 18 (24.66%) HP UFT
8 17 (23.29%) ISEB
8 17 (23.29%) ISTQB
9 16 (21.92%) HP Quality Center
9 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
9 16 (21.92%) MS Excel
10 15 (20.55%) MS Office
11 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (17.81%) Software Testing
13 12 (16.44%) Waterfall
13 12 (16.44%) HP
13 12 (16.44%) TestDirector
13 12 (16.44%) Workflow
14 11 (15.07%) Selenium
14 11 (15.07%) Wealth Management
14 11 (15.07%) Mobile App
15 10 (13.70%) Straight-Through Processing
15 10 (13.70%) AS400
15 10 (13.70%) Python
16 9 (12.33%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (21.92%) MS Excel
2 15 (20.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) AWD
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (24.66%) HP UFT
2 12 (16.44%) TestDirector
3 11 (15.07%) Selenium
4 5 (6.85%) SoapUI
4 5 (6.85%) Subversion
5 4 (5.48%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.11%) JIRA
6 3 (4.11%) XMLSpy
7 2 (2.74%) Hudson
7 2 (2.74%) JMeter
7 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.37%) Capybara
8 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.37%) Gatling
8 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.37%) NUnit
8 1 (1.37%) RSpec
8 1 (1.37%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.37%) WATIR
General
1 26 (35.62%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Electronics
3 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.74%) Back Office
4 2 (2.74%) Front Office
5 1 (1.37%) French Language
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) HTML
1 4 (5.48%) SOAP
1 4 (5.48%) Web Services
1 4 (5.48%) XML
2 2 (2.74%) DHTML
2 2 (2.74%) Middleware
3 1 (1.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Mobile App
2 10 (13.70%) AS400
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.74%) Replication
5 1 (1.37%) EPoS
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Android
1 4 (5.48%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.11%) Windows
3 2 (2.74%) Linux
3 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) Test Automation
2 24 (32.88%) Test Scripting
3 20 (27.40%) SDLC
3 20 (27.40%) Software Delivery
4 19 (26.03%) Functional Testing
5 18 (24.66%) Manual Testing
6 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (17.81%) Software Testing
8 12 (16.44%) Waterfall
8 12 (16.44%) Workflow
9 11 (15.07%) Wealth Management
10 10 (13.70%) Straight-Through Processing
11 9 (12.33%) Automated Testing
12 7 (9.59%) Test Planning
13 6 (8.22%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (8.22%) QA Automation
13 6 (8.22%) Scrum
14 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
15 4 (5.48%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) SQL
2 10 (13.70%) Python
3 5 (6.85%) Java
3 5 (6.85%) Ruby
4 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.11%) C#
5 3 (4.11%) C++
6 2 (2.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (27.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 17 (23.29%) ISEB
2 17 (23.29%) ISTQB
3 8 (10.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (21.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.44%) HP
3 5 (6.85%) SAP
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle
5 1 (1.37%) Rally
5 1 (1.37%) VMware
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