The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 568 546 527
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 344 413 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.41% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.43% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 293 390 433
Median salary £40,000 £37,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% -5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
88902 96228 105919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.52% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 75555 79766 87460
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

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 25 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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
London -14 173 £50,000 +11.11% 25
South East +14 66 £35,000 +11.11% 6
East of England +19 29 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Yorkshire -19 22 £37,500 +25.00% 2
West Midlands -11 20 £35,000 +27.27% 5
East Midlands +9 12 £37,250 +19.20% 1
North West +7 12 £37,500 +25.00% 2
South West +4 11 £32,500 +17.11% 1
North East -2 1 £27,500 -
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 718 (100.00%) QA
2 359 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 334 (46.52%) Selenium
4 223 (31.06%) SQL
5 202 (28.13%) Manual Testing
6 185 (25.77%) Java
7 180 (25.07%) ISEB
8 179 (24.93%) Software Testing
9 165 (22.98%) Test Scripting
10 161 (22.42%) Finance
10 161 (22.42%) C#
11 151 (21.03%) ISTQB
11 151 (21.03%) Automated Testing
12 148 (20.61%) Automation Testing
13 134 (18.66%) Test Automation
14 133 (18.52%) BDD
15 132 (18.38%) JIRA
16 125 (17.41%) WebDriver
17 123 (17.13%) Scrum
18 122 (16.99%) Functional Testing
19 120 (16.71%) Microsoft
20 117 (16.30%) Regression Testing
21 110 (15.32%) .NET
22 106 (14.76%) Cucumber
23 102 (14.21%) User Acceptance Testing
24 92 (12.81%) Degree
25 82 (11.42%) SoapUI
25 82 (11.42%) Test Strategy
26 78 (10.86%) Ruby
27 74 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (1.39%) CMS
2 9 (1.25%) Confluence
3 7 (0.97%) ColdFusion
4 6 (0.84%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.70%) Drupal
6 4 (0.56%) IIS
6 4 (0.56%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.28%) SAS
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 54 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.09%) SaaS
2 10 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.28%) Heroku
4 2 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.23%) VoIP
2 12 (1.67%) Internet
3 4 (0.56%) HTTP
4 3 (0.42%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.28%) Intranet
6 1 (0.14%) Firewall
6 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.62%) Relational Database
3 18 (2.51%) MySQL
4 9 (1.25%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (0.97%) Big Data
6 7 (0.97%) NoSQL
7 6 (0.84%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.70%) JasperReports
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.28%) DB2
10 2 (0.28%) Electronic Patient Records
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.14%) QlikView
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 334 (46.52%) Selenium
2 132 (18.38%) JIRA
3 125 (17.41%) WebDriver
4 106 (14.76%) Cucumber
5 82 (11.42%) SoapUI
6 74 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 61 (8.50%) JMeter
8 58 (8.08%) Jenkins
9 44 (6.13%) SpecFlow
10 42 (5.85%) Appium
11 39 (5.43%) Git (software)
12 37 (5.15%) HP UFT
13 29 (4.04%) JUnit
14 27 (3.76%) FitNesse
15 23 (3.20%) WATIR
16 21 (2.92%) Mercurial
17 19 (2.65%) Hudson
17 19 (2.65%) LoadRunner
18 17 (2.37%) Gerrit
19 13 (1.81%) TestNG
General
1 161 (22.42%) Finance
2 45 (6.27%) Telecoms
3 24 (3.34%) Games
3 24 (3.34%) Law
4 20 (2.79%) Marketing
5 19 (2.65%) Banking
6 16 (2.23%) Front Office
7 15 (2.09%) Publishing
8 13 (1.81%) Retail
9 10 (1.39%) Back Office
9 10 (1.39%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.25%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.25%) Legal
11 8 (1.11%) Electronics
12 7 (0.97%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.42%) Advertising
14 2 (0.28%) Billing
15 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.14%) Automotive
15 1 (0.14%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (15.32%) .NET
2 48 (6.69%) XML
3 44 (6.13%) Web Services
4 42 (5.85%) SOAP
5 34 (4.74%) HTML
6 31 (4.32%) Gherkin
7 23 (3.20%) REST
8 18 (2.51%) JSON
9 17 (2.37%) CSS
9 17 (2.37%) RESTful
10 15 (2.09%) HTML5
11 13 (1.81%) J2EE
12 11 (1.53%) .NET Framework
13 9 (1.25%) Middleware
14 8 (1.11%) AngularJS
14 8 (1.11%) FIX Protocol
14 8 (1.11%) jQuery
14 8 (1.11%) XHTML
15 7 (0.97%) Behat
16 5 (0.70%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (6.55%) Computer Science
3 41 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 23 (3.20%) User Experience
5 20 (2.79%) iPad
6 19 (2.65%) Equities
7 15 (2.09%) Derivative
7 15 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (1.53%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.53%) Fintech
8 11 (1.53%) Fixed Income
9 10 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.97%) Management Information System
10 7 (0.97%) Public Cloud
11 6 (0.84%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.84%) Online Games
11 6 (0.84%) Replication
12 5 (0.70%) PMI
12 5 (0.70%) Spread Betting
12 5 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 71 (9.89%) Unix
2 67 (9.33%) Linux
3 62 (8.64%) Windows
4 21 (2.92%) Android
4 21 (2.92%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.39%) Mac OS X
6 9 (1.25%) Solaris
7 8 (1.11%) Kali Linux
8 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.28%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (28.13%) Manual Testing
3 179 (24.93%) Software Testing
4 165 (22.98%) Test Scripting
5 151 (21.03%) Automated Testing
6 148 (20.61%) Automation Testing
7 134 (18.66%) Test Automation
8 133 (18.52%) BDD
9 123 (17.13%) Scrum
10 122 (16.99%) Functional Testing
11 117 (16.30%) Regression Testing
12 102 (14.21%) User Acceptance Testing
13 82 (11.42%) Test Strategy
14 72 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
14 72 (10.03%) SDLC
15 70 (9.75%) TDD
16 51 (7.10%) E-Commerce
17 46 (6.41%) Performance Testing
18 42 (5.85%) Defect Management
19 40 (5.57%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 223 (31.06%) SQL
2 185 (25.77%) Java
3 161 (22.42%) C#
4 78 (10.86%) Ruby
5 55 (7.66%) Python
6 52 (7.24%) JavaScript
7 27 (3.76%) Perl
8 24 (3.34%) C++
9 22 (3.06%) Shell Script
10 15 (2.09%) C
10 15 (2.09%) PHP
11 13 (1.81%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.11%) VB
13 6 (0.84%) Groovy
13 6 (0.84%) VBScript
14 4 (0.56%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.42%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.28%) Fortran
16 2 (0.28%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 180 (25.07%) ISEB
2 151 (21.03%) ISTQB
3 92 (12.81%) Degree
4 64 (8.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.70%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.28%) HND
7 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 718 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (1.53%) SDET
3 5 (0.70%) HL7
3 5 (0.70%) MiFID
4 3 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.42%) SLA
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 26 (3.62%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.56%) Nagios
3 3 (0.42%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.28%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 120 (16.71%) Microsoft
2 32 (4.46%) HP
3 27 (3.76%) Oracle
4 9 (1.25%) Red Hat
5 7 (0.97%) Atlassian
5 7 (0.97%) SAP
5 7 (0.97%) Splunk
6 6 (0.84%) IBM
7 4 (0.56%) Apple
7 4 (0.56%) VMware
8 3 (0.42%) StreamBase
8 3 (0.42%) Telerik
9 2 (0.28%) Borland
9 2 (0.28%) CA
9 2 (0.28%) Qualys
10 1 (0.14%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.14%) Capita
10 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.14%) Sybase
10 1 (0.14%) Tradeweb
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Middlesex
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + quirky benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: £30-£40K + bonus, full bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Recruitment Services
Salary: £50,000 per year + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Guildford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Warwick
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: Pension, Bonus Scheme
Posted: 14 days ago
Redditch
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Warwick
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
The Economist
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 40000-60000 Per Annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension etc.
Posted: 27 days ago