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 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 Analyst
Rank 564 516 540
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 336 446 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.42% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 307 370 330
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
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
97876 106372 100372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.57% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80918 87012 84539
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 17 April 2015.

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 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
London -90 127 £45,000 - 12
South East -21 79 £31,500 -33.68% 6
East of England +45 39 £37,500 +17.18% 4
Yorkshire +2 36 £30,000 -
West Midlands -1 20 £27,500 -1.78% 1
North West -4 12 £30,000 - 2
South West -17 11 £30,000 -42.85% 1
East Midlands +13 9 £31,250 +17.92% 3
North East -2 2 £23,500 -47.77%
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 578 (100.00%) QA
2 283 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
3 222 (38.41%) Selenium
4 177 (30.62%) Finance
5 164 (28.37%) SQL
6 161 (27.85%) ISEB
7 160 (27.68%) Automated Testing
8 158 (27.34%) Test Scripting
9 132 (22.84%) Manual Testing
10 130 (22.49%) C#
11 127 (21.97%) ISTQB
12 124 (21.45%) Software Testing
13 119 (20.59%) Test Automation
14 112 (19.38%) Automation Testing
14 112 (19.38%) Java
15 105 (18.17%) BDD
16 101 (17.47%) WebDriver
16 101 (17.47%) Degree
17 89 (15.40%) .NET
18 88 (15.22%) Regression Testing
18 88 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
19 87 (15.05%) Windows
20 80 (13.84%) TDD
21 76 (13.15%) Scrum
21 76 (13.15%) Cucumber
22 75 (12.98%) Microsoft
23 74 (12.80%) XML
24 72 (12.46%) Test Strategy
25 62 (10.73%) JIRA
26 56 (9.69%) Team Foundation Server

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 11 (1.90%) Confluence
2 8 (1.38%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.52%) IIS
6 2 (0.35%) CMS
6 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.17%) WordPress
7 1 (0.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 43 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.46%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) Mingle
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.52%) SimCorp Dimension
3 3 (0.52%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.17%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.46%) SaaS
2 2 (0.35%) Trello
2 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.73%) VoIP
2 8 (1.38%) Internet
3 7 (1.21%) HTTP
3 7 (1.21%) Broadband
4 4 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.17%) WCDMA
5 1 (0.17%) GPRS
5 1 (0.17%) GSM
5 1 (0.17%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.17%) UMTS
5 1 (0.17%) 3G
5 1 (0.17%) Wireless
5 1 (0.17%) HSDPA
5 1 (0.17%) 2G
5 1 (0.17%) SSH
5 1 (0.17%) HSUPA
5 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (2.60%) MySQL
3 15 (2.60%) Big Data
4 9 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.21%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.21%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.69%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.17%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.17%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 222 (38.41%) Selenium
2 101 (17.47%) WebDriver
3 76 (13.15%) Cucumber
4 62 (10.73%) JIRA
5 56 (9.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 50 (8.65%) Visual Studio
7 44 (7.61%) QuickTest Pro
8 29 (5.02%) FitNesse
9 28 (4.84%) InstallShield
10 22 (3.81%) Git (software)
10 22 (3.81%) SpecFlow
11 21 (3.63%) Jenkins
12 18 (3.11%) SoapUI
13 14 (2.42%) Bugzilla
13 14 (2.42%) JUnit
14 13 (2.25%) NUnit
15 12 (2.08%) LoadRunner
15 12 (2.08%) Behat
16 9 (1.56%) WATIR
17 8 (1.38%) Subversion
General
1 177 (30.62%) Finance
2 24 (4.15%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.11%) Retail
4 17 (2.94%) Law
5 16 (2.77%) Banking
6 12 (2.08%) Marketing
7 11 (1.90%) Back Office
8 9 (1.56%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.56%) Legal
9 6 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.04%) Front Office
10 4 (0.69%) Advertising
10 4 (0.69%) Automotive
11 3 (0.52%) Publishing
11 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.35%) Electronics
12 2 (0.35%) Games
13 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.17%) Local Government
13 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (15.40%) .NET
2 74 (12.80%) XML
3 52 (9.00%) Web Services
4 26 (4.50%) ASP.NET
5 25 (4.33%) HTML
6 24 (4.15%) Gherkin
7 23 (3.98%) SOAP
8 16 (2.77%) Middleware
9 13 (2.25%) HTML5
10 11 (1.90%) Silverlight
11 10 (1.73%) WinForms
12 9 (1.56%) JSON
13 8 (1.38%) FIX Protocol
13 8 (1.38%) CSS
14 7 (1.21%) REST
14 7 (1.21%) RESTful
15 3 (0.52%) AngularJS
15 3 (0.52%) LAMP
16 2 (0.35%) XSLT
16 2 (0.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.02%) Computer Science
1 29 (5.02%) Open Source
2 24 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.98%) Mobile App
4 18 (3.11%) Client/Server
5 14 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.08%) Derivative
7 10 (1.73%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.56%) Equities
9 8 (1.38%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.21%) Hedge funds
11 5 (0.87%) User Experience
11 5 (0.87%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.87%) iPhone
11 5 (0.87%) Social Network
12 4 (0.69%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.69%) Social Media
12 4 (0.69%) iPad
12 4 (0.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 87 (15.05%) Windows
2 55 (9.52%) Linux
3 40 (6.92%) UNIX
4 27 (4.67%) Solaris
5 16 (2.77%) Android
6 15 (2.60%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.04%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.17%) Debian
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (27.68%) Automated Testing
3 158 (27.34%) Test Scripting
4 132 (22.84%) Manual Testing
5 124 (21.45%) Software Testing
6 119 (20.59%) Test Automation
7 112 (19.38%) Automation Testing
8 105 (18.17%) BDD
9 88 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 88 (15.22%) Regression Testing
10 80 (13.84%) TDD
11 76 (13.15%) Scrum
12 72 (12.46%) Test Strategy
13 46 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
14 40 (6.92%) E-Commerce
15 34 (5.88%) Performance Testing
16 31 (5.36%) Time Management
17 29 (5.02%) Project Planning
18 24 (4.15%) Analytics
18 24 (4.15%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 164 (28.37%) SQL
2 130 (22.49%) C#
3 112 (19.38%) Java
4 52 (9.00%) Python
5 36 (6.23%) Ruby
6 35 (6.06%) Perl
7 30 (5.19%) JavaScript
8 19 (3.29%) C++
9 16 (2.77%) PHP
10 13 (2.25%) T-SQL
10 13 (2.25%) VB
11 10 (1.73%) VBScript
12 9 (1.56%) C
13 7 (1.21%) Groovy
13 7 (1.21%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.87%) VB6
15 3 (0.52%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.52%) Scala
16 2 (0.35%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 161 (27.85%) ISEB
2 127 (21.97%) ISTQB
3 101 (17.47%) Degree
4 40 (6.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 578 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (0.69%) GAAP
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (4.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 75 (12.98%) Microsoft
2 43 (7.44%) Oracle
3 17 (2.94%) HP
4 16 (2.77%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.04%) VMware
6 5 (0.87%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.69%) Telerik
8 3 (0.52%) SimCorp
8 3 (0.52%) Apple
8 3 (0.52%) Bloomberg
8 3 (0.52%) Charles River
8 3 (0.52%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.35%) SAP
9 2 (0.35%) IBM
9 2 (0.35%) Google
9 2 (0.35%) Zend
10 1 (0.17%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.17%) Sage
10 1 (0.17%) Intel
10 1 (0.17%) Informatica
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum 15% bonus and company pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum + great benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Data Idols
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £18k - 24k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Eames Consulting
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, pension, medical, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £48000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + equity options
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, IIP, ISEB
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago