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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 220 234 254
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 27 42 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.41% 0.56% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.57% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 25 39 29
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
6256 7323 8217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.89% 97.65% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5266 6035 6838
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +5 13 £35,000 -12.50%
Hertfordshire +24 5 £32,500 +8.33%
Bedfordshire +5 3 £36,000 +12.50% 1
Essex +2 3 £40,000 +5.26%
Cambridgeshire 0 3 £37,500 +25.00% 3
QA Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 70 (100.00%) QA
2 26 (37.14%) ISEB
2 26 (37.14%) Software Testing
3 21 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 20 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 20 (28.57%) Java
5 19 (27.14%) Regression Testing
5 19 (27.14%) Selenium
6 16 (22.86%) Manual Testing
6 16 (22.86%) Finance
7 15 (21.43%) SQL
8 14 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 13 (18.57%) Functional Testing
10 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (15.71%) Python
11 11 (15.71%) SDLC
12 10 (14.29%) Software Delivery
12 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
13 9 (12.86%) Automated Testing
13 9 (12.86%) JIRA
14 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
14 8 (11.43%) C#
14 8 (11.43%) Degree
14 8 (11.43%) System Testing
15 7 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
15 7 (10.00%) WebDriver
15 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
15 7 (10.00%) MS Office
15 7 (10.00%) MS Excel

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 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) Big Data
3 2 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.86%) DB2
3 2 (2.86%) MySQL
3 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (27.14%) Selenium
2 9 (12.86%) JIRA
3 7 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 7 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 5 (7.14%) Hudson
5 4 (5.71%) SoapUI
5 4 (5.71%) TestDirector
6 3 (4.29%) JMeter
7 2 (2.86%) Calabash
7 2 (2.86%) Gerrit
7 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.86%) JUnit
7 2 (2.86%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.86%) XMLSpy
8 1 (1.43%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.43%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.43%) Subversion
8 1 (1.43%) YouTrack
General
1 16 (22.86%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Games
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Back Office
4 2 (2.86%) Front Office
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) French Language
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) HTML
2 4 (5.71%) DHTML
2 4 (5.71%) J2EE
2 4 (5.71%) XML
3 3 (4.29%) Web Services
4 2 (2.86%) SOAP
5 1 (1.43%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Online Games
2 5 (7.14%) Replication
3 4 (5.71%) AS400
4 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Android
1 6 (8.57%) Apple iOS
1 6 (8.57%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) Unix
3 4 (5.71%) Linux
3 4 (5.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) Software Testing
2 21 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 19 (27.14%) Regression Testing
4 16 (22.86%) Manual Testing
5 14 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (18.57%) Functional Testing
7 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (15.71%) SDLC
9 10 (14.29%) Software Delivery
9 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 9 (12.86%) Automated Testing
11 8 (11.43%) System Testing
12 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
13 6 (8.57%) Automation Testing
13 6 (8.57%) BDD
14 5 (7.14%) Defect Management
14 5 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
14 5 (7.14%) Performance Testing
14 5 (7.14%) User Stories
14 5 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.57%) Java
2 15 (21.43%) SQL
3 11 (15.71%) Python
4 8 (11.43%) C#
5 6 (8.57%) Perl
6 5 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.29%) C++
7 3 (4.29%) Ruby
8 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (37.14%) ISEB
2 20 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 14 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (11.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) HP
3 2 (2.86%) IBM
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