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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 583 629 494
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -135
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 307 240 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.24% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.25% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 261 205 384
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,600 £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
100964 96111 101551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83367 80755 87205
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 £26,520 £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 24 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 24 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 +42 143 £50,000 +17.64% 18
South East +9 67 £32,000 -8.57% 3
Yorkshire -20 30 £34,000 +11.47% 3
East of England +4 28 £30,000 - 2
North West -25 23 £31,500 +5.00% 5
West Midlands -13 15 £35,000 -6.66% 2
East Midlands -14 2 £45,000 +28.57%
South West -24 2 £24,250 -23.01% 1
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 637 (100.00%) QA
2 318 (49.92%) Agile Software Development
3 270 (42.39%) Selenium
4 219 (34.38%) Finance
5 204 (32.03%) SQL
6 167 (26.22%) Software Testing
7 158 (24.80%) Test Scripting
8 154 (24.18%) Automated Testing
9 148 (23.23%) Degree
10 146 (22.92%) Java
10 146 (22.92%) ISEB
11 131 (20.57%) Manual Testing
12 124 (19.47%) Test Automation
13 123 (19.31%) C#
14 122 (19.15%) Automation Testing
15 106 (16.64%) .NET
16 95 (14.91%) Web Services
17 89 (13.97%) Regression Testing
18 87 (13.66%) Cucumber
19 85 (13.34%) Microsoft
20 84 (13.19%) QuickTest Pro
21 81 (12.72%) SQL Server
21 81 (12.72%) WebDriver
22 76 (11.93%) HP Quality Center
23 74 (11.62%) Computer Science
24 72 (11.30%) TDD
25 71 (11.15%) ISTQB
26 68 (10.68%) JavaScript
27 67 (10.52%) Team Foundation Server
28 64 (10.05%) Windows

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (1.10%) ColdFusion
2 6 (0.94%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.47%) IIS
3 3 (0.47%) Drupal
3 3 (0.47%) Confluence
4 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.16%) JBoss
5 1 (0.16%) Apache
5 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 38 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.73%) MS Office
3 6 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.31%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.10%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.31%) Servitor
3 2 (0.31%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.31%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.31%) RiskWrite
4 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.78%) SaaS
3 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Force.com
4 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.77%) Internet
2 18 (2.83%) 3G
2 18 (2.83%) Broadband
3 14 (2.20%) HTTP
4 2 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.16%) LAN
5 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (12.72%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (2.83%) Relational Database
3 16 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.47%) Pentaho
8 3 (0.47%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.47%) MySQL
9 2 (0.31%) QlikView
9 2 (0.31%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.31%) Big Data
9 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.31%) OLAP
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.16%) Adabas
10 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 270 (42.39%) Selenium
2 87 (13.66%) Cucumber
3 84 (13.19%) QuickTest Pro
4 81 (12.72%) WebDriver
5 67 (10.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 57 (8.95%) JIRA
7 52 (8.16%) FitNesse
8 47 (7.38%) Visual Studio
9 34 (5.34%) SpecFlow
10 24 (3.77%) TestComplete
11 22 (3.45%) WinRunner
12 21 (3.30%) NUnit
12 21 (3.30%) SoapUI
13 20 (3.14%) Git (software)
14 17 (2.67%) JMeter
14 17 (2.67%) JUnit
15 16 (2.51%) Behat
16 14 (2.20%) Jenkins
16 14 (2.20%) Subversion
17 13 (2.04%) InstallShield
General
1 219 (34.38%) Finance
2 37 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 33 (5.18%) Retail
4 28 (4.40%) Banking
5 20 (3.14%) Marketing
6 15 (2.35%) Investment Banking
7 14 (2.20%) Games
8 12 (1.88%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.10%) Back Office
10 6 (0.94%) Front Office
10 6 (0.94%) Legal
11 5 (0.78%) Advertising
12 4 (0.63%) Billing
13 3 (0.47%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.47%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.31%) Publishing
15 1 (0.16%) Law
15 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (16.64%) .NET
2 95 (14.91%) Web Services
3 62 (9.73%) XML
4 54 (8.48%) HTML
5 46 (7.22%) SOAP
6 25 (3.92%) XSD
6 25 (3.92%) WSDL
7 20 (3.14%) Gherkin
8 17 (2.67%) CSS
9 14 (2.20%) HTML5
10 13 (2.04%) J2EE
10 13 (2.04%) ASP.NET
11 10 (1.57%) CSS3
12 9 (1.41%) WCF
13 7 (1.10%) JSON
13 7 (1.10%) LINQ
14 6 (0.94%) jQuery
14 6 (0.94%) .NET Framework
14 6 (0.94%) REST
14 6 (0.94%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 74 (11.62%) Computer Science
2 55 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (5.97%) Mathematics
4 29 (4.55%) Client/Server
5 28 (4.40%) Equities
6 27 (4.24%) Derivative
7 20 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 19 (2.98%) Smartphone
9 17 (2.67%) Open Source
10 15 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (2.04%) Mobile App
11 13 (2.04%) Fixed Income
12 9 (1.41%) iPad
13 7 (1.10%) SWIFT
13 7 (1.10%) Social Media
14 6 (0.94%) Data Integration
14 6 (0.94%) FMCG
14 6 (0.94%) User Experience
15 5 (0.78%) Online Games
15 5 (0.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 64 (10.05%) Windows
2 58 (9.11%) UNIX
3 30 (4.71%) Linux
4 8 (1.26%) Solaris
5 7 (1.10%) Android
6 6 (0.94%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.47%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (49.92%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (26.22%) Software Testing
3 158 (24.80%) Test Scripting
4 154 (24.18%) Automated Testing
5 131 (20.57%) Manual Testing
6 124 (19.47%) Test Automation
7 122 (19.15%) Automation Testing
8 89 (13.97%) Regression Testing
9 72 (11.30%) TDD
10 62 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
11 60 (9.42%) Test Strategy
12 54 (8.48%) BDD
13 47 (7.38%) Test Planning
14 46 (7.22%) Scrum
15 42 (6.59%) Test Management
16 34 (5.34%) System Testing
16 34 (5.34%) Integration Testing
17 33 (5.18%) E-Commerce
18 32 (5.02%) Performance Testing
19 29 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 204 (32.03%) SQL
2 146 (22.92%) Java
3 123 (19.31%) C#
4 68 (10.68%) JavaScript
5 36 (5.65%) C++
6 30 (4.71%) Python
7 22 (3.45%) Perl
8 18 (2.83%) Ruby
9 17 (2.67%) PHP
10 16 (2.51%) Groovy
11 15 (2.35%) VBScript
12 12 (1.88%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.41%) VB
14 7 (1.10%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.10%) Scala
15 5 (0.78%) C
16 4 (0.63%) PowerHouse
17 3 (0.47%) PowerShell
18 2 (0.31%) F#
18 2 (0.31%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 148 (23.23%) Degree
2 146 (22.92%) ISEB
3 71 (11.15%) ISTQB
4 36 (5.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.78%) PhD
6 4 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.63%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.47%) HND
8 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.16%) CISM
9 1 (0.16%) CEH
9 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.16%) CISSP
9 1 (0.16%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 637 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (0.63%) GAAP
3 2 (0.31%) SLA
3 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 76 (11.93%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.47%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.16%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 85 (13.34%) Microsoft
2 41 (6.44%) HP
3 23 (3.61%) Oracle
4 3 (0.47%) Informatica
4 3 (0.47%) Ab Initio
4 3 (0.47%) Zend
5 2 (0.31%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.31%) VMware
5 2 (0.31%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (0.31%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.31%) Sage
5 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.31%) Sybase
5 2 (0.31%) Progress
6 1 (0.16%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.16%) SunGard
6 1 (0.16%) Remedy
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