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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 585 524 558
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 269 351 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.36% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.38% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 236 284 285
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
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
91484 91720 93604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.46% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 75958 74696 79606
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -53 111 £45,000 - 20
South East -29 62 £31,500 -33.68% 9
East of England +24 28 £35,000 +9.37% 7
Yorkshire -4 24 £32,500 +8.33% 4
West Midlands -19 16 £31,250 +11.60% 1
North West -20 11 £30,000 - 4
East Midlands +5 7 £37,500 +50.00% 1
South West -30 5 £25,000 -50.00% 1
North East -14 2 £23,500 -47.77%
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 559 (100.00%) QA
2 254 (45.44%) Agile Software Development
3 215 (38.46%) Selenium
4 171 (30.59%) Finance
5 167 (29.87%) Automated Testing
6 160 (28.62%) SQL
7 157 (28.09%) ISEB
8 149 (26.65%) Test Scripting
9 128 (22.90%) Manual Testing
10 121 (21.65%) Software Testing
10 121 (21.65%) ISTQB
11 117 (20.93%) Test Automation
12 116 (20.75%) Automation Testing
13 110 (19.68%) C#
14 98 (17.53%) Degree
15 96 (17.17%) Java
15 96 (17.17%) Windows
16 91 (16.28%) BDD
17 90 (16.10%) WebDriver
18 81 (14.49%) Regression Testing
19 79 (14.13%) TDD
20 77 (13.77%) .NET
20 77 (13.77%) Cucumber
21 73 (13.06%) User Acceptance Testing
21 73 (13.06%) Test Strategy
22 72 (12.88%) Scrum
23 67 (11.99%) Microsoft
24 64 (11.45%) JIRA
25 62 (11.09%) XML
26 58 (10.38%) Linux

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 9 (1.61%) Confluence
2 5 (0.89%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.72%) IIS
4 2 (0.36%) CMS
5 1 (0.18%) Drupal
5 1 (0.18%) WordPress
5 1 (0.18%) JBoss
5 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 46 (8.23%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.11%) MS Office
3 4 (0.72%) Mingle
4 3 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.36%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.36%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.18%) RiskWrite
4 1 (0.18%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.04%) SaaS
2 4 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.54%) Trello
4 1 (0.18%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.79%) Internet
2 7 (1.25%) VoIP
2 7 (1.25%) HTTP
3 4 (0.72%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.72%) Broadband
4 2 (0.36%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.18%) NAS
5 1 (0.18%) 3G
5 1 (0.18%) Wireless
5 1 (0.18%) HSDPA
5 1 (0.18%) 2G
5 1 (0.18%) HSUPA
5 1 (0.18%) GPRS
5 1 (0.18%) GSM
5 1 (0.18%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.18%) UMTS
5 1 (0.18%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (2.15%) MySQL
3 12 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.15%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.79%) Big Data
6 7 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.07%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.89%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.54%) Pentaho
9 3 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.36%) QlikView
11 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.18%) OLAP
11 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.18%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 215 (38.46%) Selenium
2 90 (16.10%) WebDriver
3 77 (13.77%) Cucumber
4 64 (11.45%) JIRA
5 53 (9.48%) Visual Studio
6 50 (8.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 44 (7.87%) QuickTest Pro
8 30 (5.37%) InstallShield
8 30 (5.37%) FitNesse
9 24 (4.29%) Git (software)
10 22 (3.94%) Jenkins
11 21 (3.76%) SoapUI
12 18 (3.22%) Behat
13 16 (2.86%) Bugzilla
14 15 (2.68%) SpecFlow
15 13 (2.33%) NUnit
16 11 (1.97%) JUnit
17 10 (1.79%) JMeter
18 9 (1.61%) Subversion
18 9 (1.61%) Selenium IDE
General
1 171 (30.59%) Finance
2 23 (4.11%) Retail
3 19 (3.40%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.22%) Banking
5 13 (2.33%) Marketing
6 10 (1.79%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.43%) Legal
8 7 (1.25%) Games
8 7 (1.25%) Law
9 6 (1.07%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.89%) Advertising
11 4 (0.72%) Back Office
12 3 (0.54%) Front Office
12 3 (0.54%) Automotive
13 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.36%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (13.77%) .NET
2 62 (11.09%) XML
3 49 (8.77%) Web Services
4 23 (4.11%) SOAP
5 22 (3.94%) HTML
5 22 (3.94%) Gherkin
6 21 (3.76%) ASP.NET
7 15 (2.68%) Middleware
8 11 (1.97%) HTML5
9 10 (1.79%) Silverlight
10 9 (1.61%) JSON
11 8 (1.43%) WinForms
12 7 (1.25%) CSS
12 7 (1.25%) FIX Protocol
13 5 (0.89%) RESTful
13 5 (0.89%) REST
14 4 (0.72%) LAMP
15 3 (0.54%) XSLT
15 3 (0.54%) WCF
16 2 (0.36%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.80%) Computer Science
2 26 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.94%) Open Source
4 19 (3.40%) Mobile App
5 18 (3.22%) Client/Server
6 13 (2.33%) Mathematics
6 13 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.61%) Derivative
7 9 (1.61%) Equities
8 8 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.25%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.07%) User Experience
10 6 (1.07%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.07%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.07%) Social Media
10 6 (1.07%) iPad
11 5 (0.89%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.89%) EPoS
12 4 (0.72%) iPhone
12 4 (0.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 96 (17.17%) Windows
2 58 (10.38%) Linux
3 45 (8.05%) UNIX
4 29 (5.19%) Solaris
5 17 (3.04%) Android
6 15 (2.68%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.07%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.54%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (45.44%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (29.87%) Automated Testing
3 149 (26.65%) Test Scripting
4 128 (22.90%) Manual Testing
5 121 (21.65%) Software Testing
6 117 (20.93%) Test Automation
7 116 (20.75%) Automation Testing
8 91 (16.28%) BDD
9 81 (14.49%) Regression Testing
10 79 (14.13%) TDD
11 73 (13.06%) User Acceptance Testing
11 73 (13.06%) Test Strategy
12 72 (12.88%) Scrum
13 38 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
14 36 (6.44%) Time Management
14 36 (6.44%) E-Commerce
15 31 (5.55%) Project Planning
16 28 (5.01%) Performance Testing
17 25 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (4.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 160 (28.62%) SQL
2 110 (19.68%) C#
3 96 (17.17%) Java
4 51 (9.12%) Python
5 36 (6.44%) Perl
6 35 (6.26%) JavaScript
7 34 (6.08%) Ruby
8 21 (3.76%) C++
9 13 (2.33%) PHP
10 11 (1.97%) Groovy
11 10 (1.79%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.79%) VBScript
12 9 (1.61%) VB
13 7 (1.25%) C
13 7 (1.25%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.89%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.72%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.54%) VB6
16 3 (0.54%) Scala
17 2 (0.36%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 157 (28.09%) ISEB
2 121 (21.65%) ISTQB
3 98 (17.53%) Degree
4 33 (5.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (3.40%) VCP4
6 5 (0.89%) PhD
7 1 (0.18%) HND
7 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 559 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (0.89%) GAAP
3 2 (0.36%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (5.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 67 (11.99%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.72%) Oracle
3 15 (2.68%) Red Hat
4 14 (2.50%) HP
5 5 (0.89%) VMware
5 5 (0.89%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.72%) Telerik
7 3 (0.54%) Ab Initio
7 3 (0.54%) Informatica
7 3 (0.54%) Business Objects
7 3 (0.54%) Zend
8 2 (0.36%) IBM
8 2 (0.36%) Google
8 2 (0.36%) Apple
8 2 (0.36%) Sage
8 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.18%) SAP
9 1 (0.18%) Adobe
9 1 (0.18%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.18%) Intel
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Bens
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
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