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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 618 596 523
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -73
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 255 277 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.29% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 233 214 355
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,200 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 December 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 December 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 -19 121 £47,500 +11.76% 6
South East -29 41 £39,000 +3.82% 4
North West -34 27 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Yorkshire 0 24 £32,500 +8.33% 7
East of England -8 15 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands +14 9 £35,000 -6.66%
West Midlands -16 9 £32,500 -13.33%
North East - 4 £30,000 -
South West -8 3 £40,000 - 3
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 582 (100.00%) QA
2 276 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
3 239 (41.07%) Selenium
4 187 (32.13%) Finance
5 166 (28.52%) Automated Testing
6 162 (27.84%) SQL
7 152 (26.12%) ISEB
8 142 (24.40%) Software Testing
9 139 (23.88%) Test Scripting
10 119 (20.45%) Automation Testing
11 118 (20.27%) Manual Testing
11 118 (20.27%) Test Automation
12 117 (20.10%) Java
13 109 (18.73%) C#
14 95 (16.32%) Cucumber
15 94 (16.15%) Web Services
16 89 (15.29%) ISTQB
17 88 (15.12%) Degree
18 83 (14.26%) BDD
19 81 (13.92%) .NET
19 81 (13.92%) Windows
20 79 (13.57%) WebDriver
21 74 (12.71%) Regression Testing
21 74 (12.71%) TDD
22 69 (11.86%) Microsoft
23 66 (11.34%) QuickTest Pro
24 65 (11.17%) Team Foundation Server
25 63 (10.82%) JIRA
26 62 (10.65%) XML
27 59 (10.14%) UNIX

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (0.86%) IIS
1 5 (0.86%) Confluence
2 4 (0.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.52%) Drupal
4 1 (0.17%) Apache
4 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 33 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.23%) MS Office
3 6 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.69%) Mingle
4 4 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (1.20%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.34%) Servitor
3 2 (0.34%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.34%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.34%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.06%) SaaS
2 4 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.52%) Trello
4 1 (0.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.78%) Internet
2 15 (2.58%) 3G
2 15 (2.58%) HTTP
3 14 (2.41%) Broadband
4 4 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.34%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.17%) NAS
6 1 (0.17%) GPRS
6 1 (0.17%) GSM
6 1 (0.17%) LAN
6 1 (0.17%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.17%) UMTS
6 1 (0.17%) WCDMA
6 1 (0.17%) Wireless
6 1 (0.17%) HSDPA
6 1 (0.17%) 2G
6 1 (0.17%) HSUPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.23%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.20%) MySQL
6 5 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (0.86%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.69%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.69%) Big Data
8 3 (0.52%) Pentaho
8 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.34%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.34%) QlikView
10 1 (0.17%) OLAP
10 1 (0.17%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 239 (41.07%) Selenium
2 95 (16.32%) Cucumber
3 79 (13.57%) WebDriver
4 66 (11.34%) QuickTest Pro
5 65 (11.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 63 (10.82%) JIRA
7 53 (9.11%) Visual Studio
8 52 (8.93%) FitNesse
9 37 (6.36%) SpecFlow
10 30 (5.15%) Git (software)
11 24 (4.12%) Behat
12 20 (3.44%) InstallShield
13 18 (3.09%) Jenkins
14 14 (2.41%) SoapUI
15 12 (2.06%) JMeter
16 10 (1.72%) Selenium IDE
17 9 (1.55%) NUnit
17 9 (1.55%) WATIR
17 9 (1.55%) TestComplete
18 8 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 187 (32.13%) Finance
2 36 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 31 (5.33%) Retail
4 14 (2.41%) Marketing
5 13 (2.23%) Banking
6 12 (2.06%) Games
7 10 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.55%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.03%) Back Office
10 5 (0.86%) Front Office
11 4 (0.69%) Law
11 4 (0.69%) Legal
11 4 (0.69%) Billing
11 4 (0.69%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.52%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.52%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.34%) Advertising
14 1 (0.17%) Publishing
14 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (16.15%) Web Services
2 81 (13.92%) .NET
3 62 (10.65%) XML
4 43 (7.39%) SOAP
5 32 (5.50%) HTML
6 28 (4.81%) Gherkin
7 24 (4.12%) XSD
7 24 (4.12%) WSDL
8 17 (2.92%) ASP.NET
9 8 (1.37%) FIX Protocol
10 6 (1.03%) JSON
10 6 (1.03%) Middleware
10 6 (1.03%) LAMP
11 5 (0.86%) J2EE
11 5 (0.86%) RESTful
11 5 (0.86%) HTML5
11 5 (0.86%) REST
12 4 (0.69%) CSS
13 3 (0.52%) XSLT
13 3 (0.52%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.22%) Computer Science
2 32 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.30%) Open Source
4 20 (3.44%) Client/Server
4 20 (3.44%) Derivative
5 18 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (2.75%) Equities
6 16 (2.75%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.58%) Smartphone
7 15 (2.58%) Mathematics
8 11 (1.89%) Fixed Income
9 10 (1.72%) iPad
10 8 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.20%) Social Media
12 6 (1.03%) SWIFT
12 6 (1.03%) User Experience
13 5 (0.86%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.86%) Blackberry
14 4 (0.69%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 81 (13.92%) Windows
2 59 (10.14%) UNIX
3 37 (6.36%) Linux
4 19 (3.26%) Solaris
5 14 (2.41%) Android
6 12 (2.06%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.52%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (28.52%) Automated Testing
3 142 (24.40%) Software Testing
4 139 (23.88%) Test Scripting
5 119 (20.45%) Automation Testing
6 118 (20.27%) Test Automation
6 118 (20.27%) Manual Testing
7 83 (14.26%) BDD
8 74 (12.71%) TDD
8 74 (12.71%) Regression Testing
9 59 (10.14%) Test Strategy
10 58 (9.97%) User Acceptance Testing
11 52 (8.93%) Scrum
12 41 (7.04%) Test Planning
13 39 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (6.36%) Test Management
15 29 (4.98%) Integration Testing
16 26 (4.47%) System Testing
16 26 (4.47%) Time Management
17 25 (4.30%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 162 (27.84%) SQL
2 117 (20.10%) Java
3 109 (18.73%) C#
4 51 (8.76%) JavaScript
5 33 (5.67%) Python
6 27 (4.64%) Ruby
7 26 (4.47%) Perl
8 22 (3.78%) C++
9 20 (3.44%) Groovy
10 10 (1.72%) Scala
11 9 (1.55%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.55%) PHP
12 7 (1.20%) VBScript
13 6 (1.03%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.86%) VB
15 4 (0.69%) C
16 3 (0.52%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.17%) PHP5
17 1 (0.17%) VBA
17 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 152 (26.12%) ISEB
2 89 (15.29%) ISTQB
3 88 (15.12%) Degree
4 35 (6.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.86%) PhD
6 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.17%) HND
7 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 582 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (1.37%) GAAP
3 2 (0.34%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 59 (10.14%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.52%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 69 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.33%) HP
3 25 (4.30%) Oracle
4 7 (1.20%) Red Hat
5 5 (0.86%) Zend
6 4 (0.69%) Telerik
7 3 (0.52%) Ab Initio
7 3 (0.52%) Business Objects
7 3 (0.52%) Informatica
7 3 (0.52%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.34%) VMware
8 2 (0.34%) Sage
8 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.17%) Apple
9 1 (0.17%) Google
9 1 (0.17%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe
9 1 (0.17%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.17%) Progress
9 1 (0.17%) Sybase
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