The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 236 283 262
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 19 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.25% 0.023% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.024% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 10
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +35.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +1.26%
QA Test 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
7172 8230 8295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.11% 95.48% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5880 6832 7215
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 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

QA Test 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 Test Analyst across the East of England region.

QA Test Analyst Salary Trend in the East of England

QA Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst across the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

QA Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the East of England

QA Test 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 Test Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Suffolk +20 11 £40,000 +77.77% 1
Essex - 7 £40,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £35,000 -
QA Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 24 (100.00%) QA
2 18 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 16 (66.67%) Finance
4 15 (62.50%) Selenium
5 10 (41.67%) SQL
6 9 (37.50%) E-Commerce
6 9 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (37.50%) SoapUI
6 9 (37.50%) Test Planning
7 8 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (33.33%) Data Analysis
7 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 8 (33.33%) Middleware
7 8 (33.33%) C#
7 8 (33.33%) SOAP
8 6 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
9 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (20.83%) XMLSpy
10 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
10 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
11 3 (12.50%) Risk Analytics
11 3 (12.50%) Analytics
11 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
12 2 (8.33%) Degree
12 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
12 2 (8.33%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Selenium
2 9 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 8 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (20.83%) XMLSpy
5 2 (8.33%) JMeter
5 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.17%) DbUnit
6 1 (4.17%) JProfiler
6 1 (4.17%) Hudson
6 1 (4.17%) FitNesse
6 1 (4.17%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
6 1 (4.17%) NUnit
6 1 (4.17%) ArgoUML
6 1 (4.17%) Maven
6 1 (4.17%) Cactus
6 1 (4.17%) JIRA
6 1 (4.17%) Redmine
General
1 16 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) SOAP
1 8 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) Java EE
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.17%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (37.50%) Test Planning
2 8 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 6 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.50%) Risk Analytics
5 3 (12.50%) Analytics
5 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Content Management
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Validation
7 1 (4.17%) OOP
7 1 (4.17%) OO
7 1 (4.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.33%) ISEB
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) HP
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