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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 566 621 513
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -108
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 322 236 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.24% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.25% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 260 212 364
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +6.55%
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
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +5 170 £47,500 +5.55% 14
South East +21 70 £32,250 -7.85% 8
Yorkshire -19 26 £37,000 +13.84% 3
East of England -12 19 £33,750 +3.84% 2
North West -15 18 £32,500 +8.33% 3
West Midlands -8 13 £35,000 +14.75% 2
East Midlands -9 8 £35,000 +7.69% 2
South West -29 2 £36,250 +15.07% 1
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 694 (100.00%) QA
2 377 (54.32%) Agile Software Development
3 286 (41.21%) Selenium
4 263 (37.90%) Finance
5 229 (33.00%) SQL
6 196 (28.24%) Degree
7 187 (26.95%) Software Testing
8 179 (25.79%) Test Scripting
9 167 (24.06%) ISEB
10 165 (23.78%) Java
11 158 (22.77%) Test Automation
12 152 (21.90%) Automated Testing
13 150 (21.61%) C#
14 143 (20.61%) Manual Testing
15 140 (20.17%) .NET
16 122 (17.58%) Automation Testing
17 113 (16.28%) Microsoft
18 111 (15.99%) Regression Testing
19 103 (14.84%) QuickTest Pro
20 101 (14.55%) Computer Science
21 97 (13.98%) Web Services
22 93 (13.40%) SQL Server
23 88 (12.68%) Cucumber
24 87 (12.54%) HP Quality Center
25 85 (12.25%) WebDriver
26 83 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
27 80 (11.53%) Test Strategy
28 77 (11.10%) User Acceptance Testing
29 75 (10.81%) ISTQB
29 75 (10.81%) TDD

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (1.15%) Confluence
2 7 (1.01%) ColdFusion
3 5 (0.72%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.43%) Drupal
5 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.14%) CMS
6 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.14%) IIS
6 1 (0.14%) Apache
6 1 (0.14%) Mule
6 1 (0.14%) Node.js
6 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 37 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.44%) MS Office
3 6 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.01%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.29%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.29%) Servitor
3 2 (0.29%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.29%) RiskWrite
4 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.86%) SaaS
3 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.75%) Internet
2 18 (2.59%) 3G
2 18 (2.59%) Broadband
3 13 (1.87%) HTTP
4 4 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 14 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.01%) MySQL
6 5 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.29%) QlikView
8 2 (0.29%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.29%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.29%) Big Data
9 1 (0.14%) SSDT
9 1 (0.14%) OLAP
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.14%) Adabas
9 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 286 (41.21%) Selenium
2 103 (14.84%) QuickTest Pro
3 88 (12.68%) Cucumber
4 85 (12.25%) WebDriver
5 65 (9.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 58 (8.36%) JIRA
7 57 (8.21%) FitNesse
8 45 (6.48%) Visual Studio
9 43 (6.20%) TestComplete
10 35 (5.04%) WinRunner
10 35 (5.04%) NUnit
11 31 (4.47%) SpecFlow
12 25 (3.60%) SoapUI
13 19 (2.74%) Git (software)
13 19 (2.74%) Subversion
14 18 (2.59%) Jenkins
15 17 (2.45%) JUnit
16 15 (2.16%) JMeter
17 14 (2.02%) WATIR
18 13 (1.87%) Behat
General
1 263 (37.90%) Finance
2 44 (6.34%) Banking
3 37 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 29 (4.18%) Retail
5 25 (3.60%) Investment Banking
6 21 (3.03%) Marketing
7 19 (2.74%) Front Office
8 13 (1.87%) Back Office
9 12 (1.73%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.44%) Games
11 7 (1.01%) Legal
12 4 (0.58%) Advertising
12 4 (0.58%) Publishing
12 4 (0.58%) Billing
13 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.29%) Law
14 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.14%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (20.17%) .NET
2 97 (13.98%) Web Services
3 63 (9.08%) HTML
4 60 (8.65%) XML
5 49 (7.06%) SOAP
6 25 (3.60%) XSD
6 25 (3.60%) WSDL
7 21 (3.03%) CSS
8 17 (2.45%) HTML5
9 15 (2.16%) Gherkin
10 12 (1.73%) Apache Flex
10 12 (1.73%) J2EE
11 10 (1.44%) ASP.NET
11 10 (1.44%) .NET Framework
11 10 (1.44%) CSS3
12 8 (1.15%) REST
12 8 (1.15%) jQuery
12 8 (1.15%) WCF
12 8 (1.15%) ODBC
13 7 (1.01%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 101 (14.55%) Computer Science
2 83 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (9.22%) Mathematics
4 35 (5.04%) Equities
5 33 (4.76%) Derivative
6 30 (4.32%) Client/Server
7 21 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 21 (3.03%) Smartphone
8 18 (2.59%) Open Source
8 18 (2.59%) Mobile App
9 16 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (2.16%) Fixed Income
11 9 (1.30%) User Experience
12 8 (1.15%) SWIFT
12 8 (1.15%) iPad
13 6 (0.86%) FMCG
13 6 (0.86%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.72%) Data Integration
15 4 (0.58%) Online Games
15 4 (0.58%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 58 (8.36%) UNIX
2 49 (7.06%) Windows
3 23 (3.31%) Linux
4 9 (1.30%) Android
5 8 (1.15%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.14%) Solaris
7 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (54.32%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (26.95%) Software Testing
3 179 (25.79%) Test Scripting
4 158 (22.77%) Test Automation
5 152 (21.90%) Automated Testing
6 143 (20.61%) Manual Testing
7 122 (17.58%) Automation Testing
8 111 (15.99%) Regression Testing
9 80 (11.53%) Test Strategy
10 77 (11.10%) User Acceptance Testing
11 75 (10.81%) TDD
12 64 (9.22%) Scrum
13 49 (7.06%) E-Commerce
13 49 (7.06%) Test Management
14 47 (6.77%) BDD
15 42 (6.05%) System Testing
16 41 (5.91%) Performance Testing
17 39 (5.62%) Test Planning
18 36 (5.19%) User Stories
19 35 (5.04%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 229 (33.00%) SQL
2 165 (23.78%) Java
3 150 (21.61%) C#
4 63 (9.08%) JavaScript
5 50 (7.20%) C++
6 38 (5.48%) Python
7 21 (3.03%) Perl
8 20 (2.88%) Ruby
8 20 (2.88%) VBScript
9 18 (2.59%) PHP
10 15 (2.16%) Groovy
11 13 (1.87%) VB
12 11 (1.59%) VB.NET
12 11 (1.59%) Delphi
13 7 (1.01%) Scala
14 6 (0.86%) PowerHouse
14 6 (0.86%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.72%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.58%) C
16 4 (0.58%) F#
Qualifications
1 196 (28.24%) Degree
2 167 (24.06%) ISEB
3 75 (10.81%) ISTQB
4 44 (6.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.58%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.58%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.43%) PhD
7 2 (0.29%) HND
7 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.14%) CISM
8 1 (0.14%) CEH
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.14%) CISSP
8 1 (0.14%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 694 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (0.58%) GAAP
3 2 (0.29%) SLA
3 2 (0.29%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 87 (12.54%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.43%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.14%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 113 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 48 (6.92%) HP
3 26 (3.75%) Oracle
4 11 (1.59%) SunGard
5 9 (1.30%) VMware
6 3 (0.43%) Zend
7 2 (0.29%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.29%) Wall Street Systems
7 2 (0.29%) SimCorp
7 2 (0.29%) Progress
7 2 (0.29%) Charles River
7 2 (0.29%) Sybase
8 1 (0.14%) JBoss
8 1 (0.14%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.14%) Informatica
8 1 (0.14%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.14%) Apple
8 1 (0.14%) Sage
8 1 (0.14%) Remedy
8 1 (0.14%) Ab Initio
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £25k + bns + pkg
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Salary DOE plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago