The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 572 641 495
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -146
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 307 238 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.23% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.25% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 258 206 388
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,450 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
QA Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99706 95896 102823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.45% 94.55% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 82263 80520 88238
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the England region.

QA Analyst Salary Trend in England

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

QA Analyst Salary Histogram in England

QA Analyst
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
London +41 144 £50,000 +17.64% 19
South East +6 65 £30,500 -12.85% 6
Yorkshire -1 31 £34,000 +11.47% 3
East of England +3 28 £30,000 - 2
North West -17 23 £31,500 +0.80% 6
West Midlands -21 15 £35,000 -6.66% 3
South West -16 2 £24,250 -23.01% 1
East Midlands -20 2 £45,000 +28.57%
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 632 (100.00%) QA
2 315 (49.84%) Agile Software Development
3 264 (41.77%) Selenium
4 218 (34.49%) Finance
5 203 (32.12%) SQL
6 169 (26.74%) Software Testing
7 157 (24.84%) Test Scripting
8 150 (23.73%) Automated Testing
8 150 (23.73%) Degree
9 146 (23.10%) Java
10 144 (22.78%) ISEB
11 130 (20.57%) Manual Testing
12 125 (19.78%) Test Automation
13 121 (19.15%) C#
14 120 (18.99%) Automation Testing
15 107 (16.93%) .NET
16 93 (14.72%) Web Services
17 88 (13.92%) Regression Testing
18 86 (13.61%) Microsoft
18 86 (13.61%) Cucumber
19 85 (13.45%) QuickTest Pro
20 80 (12.66%) SQL Server
21 76 (12.03%) HP Quality Center
21 76 (12.03%) WebDriver
22 75 (11.87%) Computer Science
23 71 (11.23%) ISTQB
24 70 (11.08%) TDD
25 67 (10.60%) JavaScript
25 67 (10.60%) Team Foundation Server
26 62 (9.81%) User Acceptance Testing

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (1.11%) ColdFusion
2 6 (0.95%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.47%) Confluence
3 3 (0.47%) Drupal
4 2 (0.32%) IIS
4 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.16%) Apache
5 1 (0.16%) JBoss
5 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 37 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.74%) MS Office
3 6 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.32%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.11%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.32%) Servitor
3 2 (0.32%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.32%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.32%) RiskWrite
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.79%) SaaS
3 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Trello
4 1 (0.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.80%) Internet
2 18 (2.85%) Broadband
2 18 (2.85%) 3G
3 14 (2.22%) HTTP
4 2 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.16%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.85%) Relational Database
3 17 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.47%) MySQL
9 3 (0.47%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.32%) QlikView
10 2 (0.32%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.32%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.32%) Big Data
10 2 (0.32%) OLAP
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.16%) Adabas
11 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 264 (41.77%) Selenium
2 86 (13.61%) Cucumber
3 85 (13.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 76 (12.03%) WebDriver
5 67 (10.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 56 (8.86%) JIRA
7 51 (8.07%) FitNesse
8 44 (6.96%) Visual Studio
9 34 (5.38%) SpecFlow
10 25 (3.96%) TestComplete
11 23 (3.64%) WinRunner
12 21 (3.32%) NUnit
12 21 (3.32%) SoapUI
13 19 (3.01%) Git (software)
14 17 (2.69%) JUnit
15 16 (2.53%) Behat
15 16 (2.53%) JMeter
16 15 (2.37%) Subversion
17 14 (2.22%) Jenkins
18 12 (1.90%) InstallShield
General
1 218 (34.49%) Finance
2 37 (5.85%) Telecoms
3 33 (5.22%) Retail
4 28 (4.43%) Banking
5 20 (3.16%) Marketing
6 15 (2.37%) Investment Banking
7 14 (2.22%) Games
8 12 (1.90%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.27%) Back Office
10 7 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.95%) Front Office
11 6 (0.95%) Legal
12 5 (0.79%) Advertising
13 4 (0.63%) Billing
14 3 (0.47%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.47%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.32%) Publishing
16 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.16%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (16.93%) .NET
2 93 (14.72%) Web Services
3 61 (9.65%) XML
4 54 (8.54%) HTML
5 46 (7.28%) SOAP
6 25 (3.96%) WSDL
6 25 (3.96%) XSD
7 19 (3.01%) Gherkin
8 17 (2.69%) CSS
9 14 (2.22%) HTML5
10 13 (2.06%) J2EE
10 13 (2.06%) ASP.NET
11 10 (1.58%) CSS3
12 9 (1.42%) WCF
13 7 (1.11%) JSON
13 7 (1.11%) LINQ
14 6 (0.95%) Sass
14 6 (0.95%) REST
14 6 (0.95%) Backbone.js
14 6 (0.95%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 75 (11.87%) Computer Science
2 58 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (6.49%) Mathematics
4 28 (4.43%) Client/Server
4 28 (4.43%) Equities
5 27 (4.27%) Derivative
6 20 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 19 (3.01%) Smartphone
8 17 (2.69%) Open Source
9 15 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (2.06%) Fixed Income
10 13 (2.06%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.42%) iPad
12 7 (1.11%) SWIFT
13 6 (0.95%) User Experience
13 6 (0.95%) FMCG
13 6 (0.95%) Data Integration
13 6 (0.95%) Social Media
14 5 (0.79%) Online Games
15 4 (0.63%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 61 (9.65%) Windows
2 58 (9.18%) UNIX
3 29 (4.59%) Linux
4 7 (1.11%) Solaris
4 7 (1.11%) Android
5 6 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (49.84%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (26.74%) Software Testing
3 157 (24.84%) Test Scripting
4 150 (23.73%) Automated Testing
5 130 (20.57%) Manual Testing
6 125 (19.78%) Test Automation
7 120 (18.99%) Automation Testing
8 88 (13.92%) Regression Testing
9 70 (11.08%) TDD
10 62 (9.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 61 (9.65%) Test Strategy
12 52 (8.23%) BDD
13 47 (7.44%) Test Planning
14 46 (7.28%) Scrum
15 43 (6.80%) Test Management
16 34 (5.38%) System Testing
16 34 (5.38%) E-Commerce
17 32 (5.06%) Performance Testing
17 32 (5.06%) Integration Testing
18 29 (4.59%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 203 (32.12%) SQL
2 146 (23.10%) Java
3 121 (19.15%) C#
4 67 (10.60%) JavaScript
5 38 (6.01%) C++
6 29 (4.59%) Python
7 21 (3.32%) Perl
8 18 (2.85%) Ruby
9 17 (2.69%) PHP
10 16 (2.53%) Groovy
11 14 (2.22%) VBScript
12 12 (1.90%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.42%) VB
14 7 (1.11%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.11%) Scala
15 5 (0.79%) C
16 4 (0.63%) PowerHouse
17 3 (0.47%) Delphi
17 3 (0.47%) PowerShell
18 2 (0.32%) F#
Qualifications
1 150 (23.73%) Degree
2 144 (22.78%) ISEB
3 71 (11.23%) ISTQB
4 35 (5.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.79%) PhD
6 4 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.63%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.47%) HND
8 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.16%) CEH
9 1 (0.16%) CISM
9 1 (0.16%) CISSP
9 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.16%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 632 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (0.63%) GAAP
3 2 (0.32%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 76 (12.03%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.47%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.16%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 86 (13.61%) Microsoft
2 40 (6.33%) HP
3 23 (3.64%) Oracle
4 3 (0.47%) VMware
4 3 (0.47%) Zend
5 2 (0.32%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.32%) Sybase
5 2 (0.32%) Informatica
5 2 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.32%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.32%) Sage
5 2 (0.32%) SunGard
5 2 (0.32%) Progress
5 2 (0.32%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (0.32%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.16%) Remedy
6 1 (0.16%) Fidessa
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits!
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