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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 597 575 581
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 247 294 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.32% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 223 232 288
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.93%
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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
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 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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
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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 -36 120 £47,500 +5.55% 24
South East -30 47 £40,000 +6.48% 10
Yorkshire -3 20 £34,000 +13.33% 3
North West -25 15 £30,000 -9.09% 2
East Midlands +7 12 £35,000 +40.00%
East of England 0 12 £38,000 +32.17% 6
West Midlands -9 9 £23,500 -16.07% 2
South West -16 4 £32,500 +3.17% 3
North East - 4 £30,000 -
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 556 (100.00%) QA
2 259 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
3 227 (40.83%) Selenium
4 174 (31.29%) Finance
5 172 (30.94%) Automated Testing
6 154 (27.70%) SQL
7 153 (27.52%) ISEB
8 141 (25.36%) Test Scripting
9 123 (22.12%) Automation Testing
9 123 (22.12%) Software Testing
10 122 (21.94%) Manual Testing
11 119 (21.40%) Test Automation
12 111 (19.96%) C#
13 102 (18.35%) Java
14 98 (17.63%) ISTQB
15 91 (16.37%) Windows
15 91 (16.37%) BDD
16 90 (16.19%) Cucumber
16 90 (16.19%) Degree
17 83 (14.93%) TDD
17 83 (14.93%) WebDriver
18 81 (14.57%) .NET
19 74 (13.31%) Web Services
20 71 (12.77%) Regression Testing
21 68 (12.23%) Test Strategy
22 67 (12.05%) Microsoft
23 64 (11.51%) Scrum
24 62 (11.15%) JIRA
24 62 (11.15%) XML
25 59 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (1.08%) Confluence
2 4 (0.72%) IIS
2 4 (0.72%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.54%) Drupal
4 1 (0.18%) WordPress
4 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.18%) CMS
4 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.06%) MS Office
3 4 (0.72%) Mingle
4 3 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 8 (1.44%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (0.72%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.36%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.36%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.36%) RiskWrite
4 1 (0.18%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.34%) SaaS
2 4 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.54%) Trello
4 1 (0.18%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.42%) Internet
2 14 (2.52%) HTTP
3 11 (1.98%) 3G
4 10 (1.80%) Broadband
5 4 (0.72%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.36%) VoIP
6 2 (0.36%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.18%) NAS
7 1 (0.18%) Wireless
7 1 (0.18%) HSDPA
7 1 (0.18%) 2G
7 1 (0.18%) HSUPA
7 1 (0.18%) WCDMA
7 1 (0.18%) GPRS
7 1 (0.18%) GSM
7 1 (0.18%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.18%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (1.98%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.26%) MySQL
6 7 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.08%) Big Data
8 5 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.90%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.72%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.54%) Pentaho
10 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.36%) QlikView
12 1 (0.18%) OLAP
12 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.18%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 227 (40.83%) Selenium
2 90 (16.19%) Cucumber
3 83 (14.93%) WebDriver
4 62 (11.15%) JIRA
5 57 (10.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 56 (10.07%) Visual Studio
7 48 (8.63%) QuickTest Pro
8 45 (8.09%) FitNesse
9 32 (5.76%) Git (software)
10 31 (5.58%) SpecFlow
11 24 (4.32%) InstallShield
12 23 (4.14%) Behat
12 23 (4.14%) Jenkins
13 12 (2.16%) JMeter
14 11 (1.98%) NUnit
14 11 (1.98%) Subversion
14 11 (1.98%) SoapUI
15 10 (1.80%) WATIR
16 9 (1.62%) Selenium IDE
17 8 (1.44%) Capybara
General
1 174 (31.29%) Finance
2 27 (4.86%) Retail
2 27 (4.86%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.34%) Marketing
4 11 (1.98%) Banking
5 10 (1.80%) Games
6 9 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (1.62%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.08%) Back Office
7 6 (1.08%) Law
8 5 (0.90%) Legal
9 4 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.54%) Advertising
10 3 (0.54%) Front Office
10 3 (0.54%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.54%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.36%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (14.57%) .NET
2 74 (13.31%) Web Services
3 62 (11.15%) XML
4 31 (5.58%) SOAP
5 29 (5.22%) HTML
6 25 (4.50%) Gherkin
7 18 (3.24%) ASP.NET
8 14 (2.52%) XSD
8 14 (2.52%) WSDL
9 8 (1.44%) JSON
10 7 (1.26%) FIX Protocol
10 7 (1.26%) Silverlight
10 7 (1.26%) Middleware
11 6 (1.08%) LAMP
11 6 (1.08%) RESTful
11 6 (1.08%) HTML5
12 5 (0.90%) REST
12 5 (0.90%) WinForms
13 3 (0.54%) XSLT
13 3 (0.54%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.65%) Computer Science
2 30 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.32%) Open Source
4 21 (3.78%) Client/Server
5 15 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.34%) Derivative
6 13 (2.34%) Mathematics
7 11 (1.98%) Smartphone
8 10 (1.80%) iPad
8 10 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.62%) Equities
10 7 (1.26%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.26%) Social Media
11 5 (0.90%) Hedge funds
11 5 (0.90%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.90%) iPhone
11 5 (0.90%) EPoS
11 5 (0.90%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.54%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 91 (16.37%) Windows
2 48 (8.63%) UNIX
3 47 (8.45%) Linux
4 23 (4.14%) Solaris
5 14 (2.52%) Android
6 12 (2.16%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.54%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.54%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (30.94%) Automated Testing
3 141 (25.36%) Test Scripting
4 123 (22.12%) Software Testing
4 123 (22.12%) Automation Testing
5 122 (21.94%) Manual Testing
6 119 (21.40%) Test Automation
7 91 (16.37%) BDD
8 83 (14.93%) TDD
9 71 (12.77%) Regression Testing
10 68 (12.23%) Test Strategy
11 64 (11.51%) Scrum
12 59 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
13 39 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (5.58%) Time Management
15 30 (5.40%) Test Management
16 29 (5.22%) E-Commerce
16 29 (5.22%) Test Planning
17 28 (5.04%) Integration Testing
18 26 (4.68%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 154 (27.70%) SQL
2 111 (19.96%) C#
3 102 (18.35%) Java
4 44 (7.91%) JavaScript
5 39 (7.01%) Python
6 32 (5.76%) Ruby
7 26 (4.68%) Perl
8 20 (3.60%) C++
9 16 (2.88%) Groovy
10 10 (1.80%) PHP
11 8 (1.44%) VBScript
12 7 (1.26%) VB
12 7 (1.26%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.08%) Scala
14 5 (0.90%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.90%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.72%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.54%) C
17 2 (0.36%) Objective-C
18 1 (0.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 153 (27.52%) ISEB
2 98 (17.63%) ISTQB
3 90 (16.19%) Degree
4 33 (5.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.90%) PhD
6 1 (0.18%) HND
6 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 556 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (1.44%) GAAP
3 2 (0.36%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (8.27%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.54%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 67 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 27 (4.86%) Oracle
3 22 (3.96%) HP
4 10 (1.80%) Red Hat
5 5 (0.90%) Zend
6 4 (0.72%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.72%) Telerik
7 3 (0.54%) Informatica
7 3 (0.54%) Ab Initio
7 3 (0.54%) VMware
7 3 (0.54%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.36%) Apple
8 2 (0.36%) Sage
8 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.18%) Adobe
9 1 (0.18%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.18%) Google
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