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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 542 576 620
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 367 361 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.34% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 341 319 250
Average salary £37,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.66% +7.14%
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
97667 106221 97451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.48% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81541 88015 81939
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -5 176 £45,000 +5.88% 24
South East -21 59 £31,750 -25.29% 4
Yorkshire +28 34 £30,000 - 1
East of England +21 33 £35,500 -2.06% 3
East Midlands +23 26 £34,000 +4.61% 6
South West -6 14 £27,500 -26.66% 1
North West +11 13 £40,000 +23.07% 2
West Midlands +1 11 £30,000 -20.00% 2
North East - 1 £35,000 -
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 690 (100.00%) QA
2 334 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
3 277 (40.14%) Selenium
4 247 (35.80%) Finance
5 198 (28.70%) ISEB
6 196 (28.41%) Test Scripting
7 180 (26.09%) SQL
8 168 (24.35%) C#
9 159 (23.04%) Java
10 157 (22.75%) Automated Testing
11 154 (22.32%) ISTQB
12 153 (22.17%) Software Testing
13 150 (21.74%) Degree
14 149 (21.59%) Manual Testing
15 118 (17.10%) Test Automation
16 117 (16.96%) Automation Testing
17 116 (16.81%) SDLC
18 109 (15.80%) BDD
19 108 (15.65%) WebDriver
19 108 (15.65%) User Acceptance Testing
19 108 (15.65%) .NET
20 104 (15.07%) Windows
21 100 (14.49%) Regression Testing
22 93 (13.48%) Scrum
23 90 (13.04%) Microsoft
24 85 (12.32%) Cucumber
25 83 (12.03%) TDD
26 77 (11.16%) XML
27 71 (10.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
28 66 (9.57%) Test Strategy

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (1.45%) Confluence
2 8 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (0.72%) CMS
6 4 (0.58%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.14%) JBoss
7 1 (0.14%) Node.js
7 1 (0.14%) Drupal
7 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.14%) WordPress
7 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.14%) nginx
Applications
1 52 (7.54%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.14%) RoboHelp
3 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.58%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.58%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (0.29%) AWD
5 1 (0.14%) Lawson
5 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.14%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.19%) SaaS
2 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.17%) VoIP
2 11 (1.59%) HTTP
3 10 (1.45%) Broadband
4 3 (0.43%) Internet
5 1 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.33%) Big Data
3 19 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (1.88%) MySQL
5 8 (1.16%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.01%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.87%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.58%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 277 (40.14%) Selenium
2 108 (15.65%) WebDriver
3 85 (12.32%) Cucumber
4 63 (9.13%) HP UFT
5 62 (8.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 55 (7.97%) JIRA
7 47 (6.81%) FitNesse
8 44 (6.38%) SpecFlow
9 33 (4.78%) Visual Studio
10 27 (3.91%) LoadRunner
11 22 (3.19%) Git (software)
11 22 (3.19%) Jenkins
12 21 (3.04%) SoapUI
13 20 (2.90%) Bugzilla
14 18 (2.61%) WATIR
15 17 (2.46%) InstallShield
15 17 (2.46%) JUnit
16 15 (2.17%) Subversion
16 15 (2.17%) Appium
17 13 (1.88%) Eclipse
General
1 247 (35.80%) Finance
2 33 (4.78%) Telecoms
3 29 (4.20%) Law
4 24 (3.48%) Banking
5 23 (3.33%) Marketing
6 21 (3.04%) Back Office
7 16 (2.32%) Retail
8 10 (1.45%) Front Office
9 8 (1.16%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.16%) Legal
9 8 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.87%) Electronics
10 6 (0.87%) Games
11 5 (0.72%) Publishing
12 4 (0.58%) Automotive
12 4 (0.58%) Advertising
13 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (15.65%) .NET
2 77 (11.16%) XML
3 55 (7.97%) Web Services
4 33 (4.78%) SOAP
5 32 (4.64%) HTML
6 30 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 22 (3.19%) Gherkin
8 13 (1.88%) HTML5
8 13 (1.88%) REST
9 11 (1.59%) Silverlight
9 11 (1.59%) CSS
10 10 (1.45%) Middleware
10 10 (1.45%) WinForms
11 9 (1.30%) FIX Protocol
11 9 (1.30%) RESTful
12 4 (0.58%) jQuery
12 4 (0.58%) JSON
13 3 (0.43%) AngularJS
13 3 (0.43%) .NET Framework
14 2 (0.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.94%) Computer Science
3 28 (4.06%) Client/Server
3 28 (4.06%) Mobile App
4 26 (3.77%) Equities
5 25 (3.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (3.04%) Derivative
6 21 (3.04%) Fixed Income
7 17 (2.46%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.16%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.01%) Java Card
11 6 (0.87%) SWIFT
11 6 (0.87%) DTV
12 5 (0.72%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.58%) Social Network
13 4 (0.58%) iPhone
13 4 (0.58%) Replication
13 4 (0.58%) Statistics
14 3 (0.43%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 104 (15.07%) Windows
2 38 (5.51%) Linux
3 32 (4.64%) UNIX
4 17 (2.46%) Android
5 16 (2.32%) Solaris
6 15 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.58%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.14%) CentOS
8 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.14%) Debian
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (28.41%) Test Scripting
3 157 (22.75%) Automated Testing
4 153 (22.17%) Software Testing
5 149 (21.59%) Manual Testing
6 118 (17.10%) Test Automation
7 117 (16.96%) Automation Testing
8 116 (16.81%) SDLC
9 109 (15.80%) BDD
10 108 (15.65%) User Acceptance Testing
11 100 (14.49%) Regression Testing
12 93 (13.48%) Scrum
13 83 (12.03%) TDD
14 66 (9.57%) Test Strategy
15 46 (6.67%) Performance Testing
16 45 (6.52%) E-Commerce
17 42 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
18 39 (5.65%) User Stories
19 32 (4.64%) Load Testing
20 31 (4.49%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 180 (26.09%) SQL
2 168 (24.35%) C#
3 159 (23.04%) Java
4 41 (5.94%) Ruby
5 40 (5.80%) Python
6 33 (4.78%) JavaScript
7 24 (3.48%) Perl
8 19 (2.75%) PHP
8 19 (2.75%) C++
9 15 (2.17%) C
10 14 (2.03%) T-SQL
10 14 (2.03%) VBScript
10 14 (2.03%) VB
11 6 (0.87%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.72%) VB6
13 3 (0.43%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.43%) Groovy
14 2 (0.29%) XPath
14 2 (0.29%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.29%) VC++
Qualifications
1 198 (28.70%) ISEB
2 154 (22.32%) ISTQB
3 150 (21.74%) Degree
4 71 (10.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 690 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (4.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 90 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.38%) Oracle
3 29 (4.20%) HP
4 15 (2.17%) VMware
5 14 (2.03%) Red Hat
6 6 (0.87%) SAP
7 4 (0.58%) Apple
7 4 (0.58%) SimCorp
7 4 (0.58%) Bloomberg
7 4 (0.58%) Charles River
8 3 (0.43%) Google
8 3 (0.43%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.29%) IBM
10 1 (0.14%) Alterian
10 1 (0.14%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.14%) Facebook
10 1 (0.14%) Twitter
10 1 (0.14%) New Relic
10 1 (0.14%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.14%) Sage
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Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Private Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Highams
Salary: From £0 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + training and development
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago