The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 565 574 461
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -113
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 323 267 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.26% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.28% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 277 235 405
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103175 95734 105673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.21% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84966 79988 91183
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Analyst
UK

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -18 186 £42,500 -15.00% 17
South East +17 71 £40,000 +14.28% 4
North West +6 16 £35,000 +14.75% 3
East of England +2 14 £35,000 +7.69%
Yorkshire -35 13 £35,750 +13.49% 4
East Midlands -3 12 £32,500 -13.33% 1
West Midlands -11 9 £35,000 -
South West -12 9 £37,500 -11.76% 1
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 770 (100.00%) QA
2 294 (38.18%) Finance
2 294 (38.18%) Selenium
3 293 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
4 270 (35.06%) SQL
5 244 (31.69%) Degree
6 236 (30.65%) Test Scripting
7 226 (29.35%) Software Testing
8 193 (25.06%) ISEB
9 189 (24.55%) Test Automation
10 173 (22.47%) Java
11 170 (22.08%) C#
12 160 (20.78%) Automated Testing
13 151 (19.61%) .NET
14 134 (17.40%) Automation Testing
15 132 (17.14%) Computer Science
16 128 (16.62%) Regression Testing
17 123 (15.97%) Microsoft
18 121 (15.71%) User Acceptance Testing
19 120 (15.58%) Manual Testing
20 117 (15.19%) QuickTest Pro
21 115 (14.94%) Test Strategy
22 107 (13.90%) HP Quality Center
23 103 (13.38%) SQL Server
24 99 (12.86%) WebDriver
25 96 (12.47%) ISTQB
26 86 (11.17%) Mathematics
27 81 (10.52%) Scrum
28 78 (10.13%) Web Services
29 75 (9.74%) TDD

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (1.30%) ColdFusion
2 9 (1.17%) Confluence
3 3 (0.39%) CMS
4 2 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.26%) Apache
4 2 (0.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.26%) IIS
4 2 (0.26%) Node.js
5 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.13%) Mule
5 1 (0.13%) Drupal
5 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.43%) MS Office
3 6 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.52%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (0.39%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.26%) Monis
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.26%) SunGard APT
3 2 (0.26%) FastVal
3 2 (0.26%) Cordys
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.65%) SaaS
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.60%) Internet
2 9 (1.17%) Broadband
2 9 (1.17%) 3G
3 7 (0.91%) HTTP
4 4 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.13%) LAN
5 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (13.38%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.03%) Relational Database
3 18 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.30%) MySQL
6 5 (0.65%) SQLPlus
7 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.26%) Adabas
9 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.26%) Big Data
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.13%) SSDT
10 1 (0.13%) Redis
10 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.13%) OLAP
10 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 294 (38.18%) Selenium
2 117 (15.19%) QuickTest Pro
3 99 (12.86%) WebDriver
4 70 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 61 (7.92%) JIRA
6 58 (7.53%) TestComplete
7 51 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 48 (6.23%) Visual Studio
9 46 (5.97%) NUnit
9 46 (5.97%) FitNesse
10 40 (5.19%) WinRunner
11 27 (3.51%) SoapUI
12 22 (2.86%) Jenkins
13 21 (2.73%) Bugzilla
14 20 (2.60%) WATIR
15 19 (2.47%) Ranorex
16 18 (2.34%) JUnit
17 15 (1.95%) SpecFlow
17 15 (1.95%) Subversion
18 13 (1.69%) JMeter
General
1 294 (38.18%) Finance
2 58 (7.53%) Banking
3 35 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 28 (3.64%) Front Office
5 27 (3.51%) Retail
6 23 (2.99%) Financial Institution
7 22 (2.86%) Telecoms
8 20 (2.60%) Marketing
9 11 (1.43%) Legal
10 8 (1.04%) Back Office
11 7 (0.91%) Advertising
12 5 (0.65%) Games
13 4 (0.52%) Publishing
14 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.26%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.26%) Billing
15 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (19.61%) .NET
2 78 (10.13%) Web Services
3 67 (8.70%) XML
4 61 (7.92%) HTML
5 33 (4.29%) SOAP
6 25 (3.25%) Apache Flex
6 25 (3.25%) CSS
7 21 (2.73%) HTML5
8 17 (2.21%) .NET Framework
9 16 (2.08%) WSDL
10 14 (1.82%) Gherkin
11 13 (1.69%) XSD
11 13 (1.69%) Middleware
12 12 (1.56%) J2EE
13 11 (1.43%) jQuery
14 10 (1.30%) CSS3
15 8 (1.04%) ODBC
15 8 (1.04%) REST
16 7 (0.91%) Sass
16 7 (0.91%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 132 (17.14%) Computer Science
2 86 (11.17%) Mathematics
3 38 (4.94%) Client/Server
4 32 (4.16%) Equities
5 31 (4.03%) Derivative
6 20 (2.60%) Mobile App
7 15 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (1.82%) Open Source
9 13 (1.69%) Smartphone
10 10 (1.30%) Fixed Income
11 9 (1.17%) Hedge funds
12 8 (1.04%) NHS
12 8 (1.04%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.91%) Social Media
14 6 (0.78%) FMCG
14 6 (0.78%) SWIFT
15 5 (0.65%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.65%) Fat Client
15 5 (0.65%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (7.01%) UNIX
2 42 (5.45%) Windows
3 29 (3.77%) Linux
4 15 (1.95%) Android
5 14 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.39%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.26%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.26%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (30.65%) Test Scripting
3 226 (29.35%) Software Testing
4 189 (24.55%) Test Automation
5 160 (20.78%) Automated Testing
6 134 (17.40%) Automation Testing
7 128 (16.62%) Regression Testing
8 121 (15.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 120 (15.58%) Manual Testing
10 115 (14.94%) Test Strategy
11 81 (10.52%) Scrum
12 75 (9.74%) TDD
13 59 (7.66%) System Testing
14 56 (7.27%) OO
15 51 (6.62%) E-Commerce
16 50 (6.49%) BDD
16 50 (6.49%) Performance Testing
17 43 (5.58%) Unit Testing
17 43 (5.58%) Test Management
18 41 (5.32%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 270 (35.06%) SQL
2 173 (22.47%) Java
3 170 (22.08%) C#
4 63 (8.18%) C++
5 55 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 37 (4.81%) Python
7 33 (4.29%) VBScript
8 28 (3.64%) VB
9 24 (3.12%) Ruby
10 23 (2.99%) Perl
11 19 (2.47%) PHP
12 18 (2.34%) Delphi
13 12 (1.56%) PowerHouse
14 10 (1.30%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.17%) Groovy
16 7 (0.91%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.78%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.65%) PowerShell
18 5 (0.65%) Scala
19 4 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 244 (31.69%) Degree
2 193 (25.06%) ISEB
3 96 (12.47%) ISTQB
4 41 (5.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.52%) HND
5 4 (0.52%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.13%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.13%) CEH
7 1 (0.13%) PhD
7 1 (0.13%) CISM
7 1 (0.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 770 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (0.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 107 (13.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 123 (15.97%) Microsoft
2 58 (7.53%) HP
3 24 (3.12%) Oracle
4 16 (2.08%) SunGard
5 12 (1.56%) VMware
6 4 (0.52%) BT
7 3 (0.39%) Wall Street Systems
7 3 (0.39%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.39%) SimCorp
7 3 (0.39%) JBoss
7 3 (0.39%) Charles River
8 2 (0.26%) Progress
8 2 (0.26%) Sybase
9 1 (0.13%) Green Hat
9 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.13%) Remedy
9 1 (0.13%) Apple
9 1 (0.13%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.13%) Fidessa
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