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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 533 594 617
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 387 311 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.31% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 343 253 218
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +23 180 £45,000 +5.88% 13
South East +15 70 £32,500 - 9
North West +14 28 £35,000 - 4
East of England +13 28 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Yorkshire +12 24 £32,500 -18.75% 3
East Midlands +10 22 £32,500 -3.70% 2
West Midlands +3 18 £32,500 -3.70% 2
South West -15 11 £32,500 -10.34%
North East - 6 £32,500 -
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 739 (100.00%) QA
2 354 (47.90%) Agile Software Development
3 309 (41.81%) Selenium
4 270 (36.54%) Finance
5 215 (29.09%) C#
6 209 (28.28%) Test Scripting
7 202 (27.33%) ISEB
8 180 (24.36%) Software Testing
9 175 (23.68%) Java
10 168 (22.73%) SQL
11 148 (20.03%) Degree
12 144 (19.49%) Test Automation
13 143 (19.35%) Automated Testing
14 138 (18.67%) SDLC
15 136 (18.40%) ISTQB
16 135 (18.27%) Manual Testing
17 129 (17.46%) User Acceptance Testing
18 124 (16.78%) Windows
19 121 (16.37%) BDD
20 119 (16.10%) Automation Testing
21 113 (15.29%) WebDriver
22 105 (14.21%) .NET
23 100 (13.53%) Regression Testing
24 99 (13.40%) Microsoft
25 98 (13.26%) Cucumber
26 94 (12.72%) Scrum
27 84 (11.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
28 77 (10.42%) Web Services
29 76 (10.28%) TDD
30 73 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (1.35%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (0.81%) Confluence
3 6 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (0.68%) CMS
5 4 (0.54%) ColdFusion
5 4 (0.54%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.27%) IIS
7 2 (0.27%) Drupal
8 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.14%) nginx
8 1 (0.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 51 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.54%) thinkFolio
2 4 (0.54%) SimCorp Dimension
3 3 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.41%) AWD
4 1 (0.14%) Lawson
4 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.14%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.11%) SaaS
2 1 (0.14%) Firebase
2 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.71%) VoIP
2 11 (1.49%) HTTP
3 8 (1.08%) Broadband
4 7 (0.95%) Internet
5 1 (0.14%) SSH
5 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.14%) LAN
5 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (8.80%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.84%) Big Data
3 9 (1.22%) MySQL
4 7 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (0.81%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.68%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.54%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.27%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.14%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 309 (41.81%) Selenium
2 113 (15.29%) WebDriver
3 98 (13.26%) Cucumber
4 73 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 72 (9.74%) FitNesse
6 69 (9.34%) SpecFlow
7 58 (7.85%) HP UFT
8 39 (5.28%) JIRA
9 29 (3.92%) LoadRunner
10 28 (3.79%) Visual Studio
11 27 (3.65%) JUnit
11 27 (3.65%) SoapUI
12 25 (3.38%) Jenkins
13 21 (2.84%) WATIR
14 19 (2.57%) Git (software)
15 17 (2.30%) Bugzilla
15 17 (2.30%) Subversion
16 15 (2.03%) Eclipse
16 15 (2.03%) TeamCity
17 13 (1.76%) InstallShield
General
1 270 (36.54%) Finance
2 42 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 32 (4.33%) Back Office
3 32 (4.33%) Law
4 28 (3.79%) Banking
5 20 (2.71%) Marketing
6 17 (2.30%) Front Office
7 14 (1.89%) Retail
8 12 (1.62%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.62%) Games
9 11 (1.49%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.08%) Electronics
10 8 (1.08%) Legal
11 6 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.81%) Advertising
11 6 (0.81%) Publishing
12 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (14.21%) .NET
2 77 (10.42%) Web Services
3 67 (9.07%) XML
4 40 (5.41%) Gherkin
5 38 (5.14%) SOAP
6 32 (4.33%) HTML
7 30 (4.06%) ASP.NET
8 21 (2.84%) REST
9 17 (2.30%) CSS
10 8 (1.08%) FIX Protocol
11 7 (0.95%) RESTful
12 6 (0.81%) HTML5
12 6 (0.81%) Middleware
13 5 (0.68%) Flash
13 5 (0.68%) Ajax
13 5 (0.68%) Velocity
14 3 (0.41%) WPF
14 3 (0.41%) Silverlight
14 3 (0.41%) AngularJS
14 3 (0.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 63 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (8.12%) Computer Science
3 50 (6.77%) Client/Server
3 50 (6.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 42 (5.68%) Fixed Income
4 42 (5.68%) Equities
5 36 (4.87%) Derivative
6 26 (3.52%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.03%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.49%) Contract for Difference
9 9 (1.22%) Java Card
9 9 (1.22%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.08%) Online Games
11 6 (0.81%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.81%) DTV
11 6 (0.81%) SWIFT
12 5 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.54%) Replication
13 4 (0.54%) Spread Betting
13 4 (0.54%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 124 (16.78%) Windows
2 36 (4.87%) UNIX
3 32 (4.33%) Linux
4 23 (3.11%) Android
4 23 (3.11%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.62%) Solaris
6 6 (0.81%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.14%) CentOS
8 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (47.90%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (28.28%) Test Scripting
3 180 (24.36%) Software Testing
4 144 (19.49%) Test Automation
5 143 (19.35%) Automated Testing
6 138 (18.67%) SDLC
7 135 (18.27%) Manual Testing
8 129 (17.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 121 (16.37%) BDD
10 119 (16.10%) Automation Testing
11 100 (13.53%) Regression Testing
12 94 (12.72%) Scrum
13 76 (10.28%) TDD
14 55 (7.44%) Test Strategy
15 47 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
16 46 (6.22%) Performance Testing
17 43 (5.82%) Test Management
18 41 (5.55%) E-Commerce
19 40 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
20 35 (4.74%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 215 (29.09%) C#
2 175 (23.68%) Java
3 168 (22.73%) SQL
4 44 (5.95%) Ruby
5 42 (5.68%) JavaScript
6 41 (5.55%) Python
7 25 (3.38%) Perl
8 24 (3.25%) C++
9 23 (3.11%) PHP
10 15 (2.03%) C
11 13 (1.76%) VBScript
12 9 (1.22%) VB
13 6 (0.81%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.81%) F#
14 5 (0.68%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.54%) Groovy
16 3 (0.41%) ActionScript
17 2 (0.27%) VB6
17 2 (0.27%) VC++
17 2 (0.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 202 (27.33%) ISEB
2 148 (20.03%) Degree
3 136 (18.40%) ISTQB
4 84 (11.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 739 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (4.74%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.14%) Puppet
2 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 99 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 36 (4.87%) Oracle
2 36 (4.87%) HP
3 13 (1.76%) Red Hat
3 13 (1.76%) Charles River
4 12 (1.62%) VMware
5 9 (1.22%) Wall Street Systems
6 7 (0.95%) SAP
7 4 (0.54%) SimCorp
7 4 (0.54%) Bloomberg
8 3 (0.41%) Adobe
8 3 (0.41%) Apple
9 2 (0.27%) Google
10 1 (0.14%) Zend
10 1 (0.14%) Alterian
10 1 (0.14%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.14%) McAfee
10 1 (0.14%) Sage
10 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.14%) Unisys
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, FlexTime, Life Assurance
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, IIP, ISEB
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Firway Consulting
Salary: Circa £50k +Substantial Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
EMIS Health
Salary: £22,000 per annum + annual performance bonus (c10-15%)
Posted: 2 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Alpha
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + training and development
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago