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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 520 592 612
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 381 330 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 347 288 240
Average salary £38,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-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
96689 103951 96080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.50% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 80825 85789 80388
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 July 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 July 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 +26 198 £45,000 +5.88% 25
South East +10 58 £31,750 -20.62% 2
Yorkshire +18 31 £30,000 -2.43% 2
East of England +24 28 £37,500 +7.14% 1
East Midlands +11 22 £31,250 -3.84% 2
North West -2 17 £37,500 +7.14% 5
South West -10 14 £28,750 -23.33% 1
West Midlands -12 12 £32,500 -7.14% 1
North East - 1 £35,000 -
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 715 (100.00%) QA
2 352 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
3 293 (40.98%) Selenium
4 261 (36.50%) Finance
5 203 (28.39%) Test Scripting
6 189 (26.43%) ISEB
7 183 (25.59%) C#
8 171 (23.92%) SQL
9 168 (23.50%) Java
10 166 (23.22%) Software Testing
11 155 (21.68%) Degree
12 152 (21.26%) Automated Testing
13 148 (20.70%) Manual Testing
14 145 (20.28%) ISTQB
15 124 (17.34%) Test Automation
16 123 (17.20%) SDLC
17 118 (16.50%) Automation Testing
18 117 (16.36%) User Acceptance Testing
19 115 (16.08%) WebDriver
20 112 (15.66%) BDD
21 108 (15.10%) Windows
22 104 (14.55%) Regression Testing
23 103 (14.41%) .NET
24 94 (13.15%) Microsoft
24 94 (13.15%) Cucumber
25 91 (12.73%) Scrum
26 77 (10.77%) TDD
27 75 (10.49%) XML
28 74 (10.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
29 69 (9.65%) Team Foundation Server

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (1.26%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.12%) Confluence
2 8 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.56%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.56%) CMS
5 1 (0.14%) JBoss
5 1 (0.14%) Node.js
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.14%) nginx
5 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 52 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.56%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.56%) SimCorp Dimension
4 3 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.28%) AWD
6 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.14%) Lawson
6 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.14%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.08%) SaaS
2 1 (0.14%) Firebase
2 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.38%) VoIP
2 11 (1.54%) HTTP
3 10 (1.40%) Broadband
4 4 (0.56%) Internet
5 1 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.36%) Big Data
3 12 (1.68%) MySQL
3 12 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (0.98%) NoSQL
5 6 (0.84%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.70%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.56%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 293 (40.98%) Selenium
2 115 (16.08%) WebDriver
3 94 (13.15%) Cucumber
4 69 (9.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 65 (9.09%) HP UFT
6 59 (8.25%) FitNesse
7 55 (7.69%) SpecFlow
8 51 (7.13%) JIRA
9 31 (4.34%) LoadRunner
10 28 (3.92%) SoapUI
11 27 (3.78%) Visual Studio
12 25 (3.50%) Bugzilla
13 22 (3.08%) Jenkins
14 20 (2.80%) JUnit
14 20 (2.80%) WATIR
15 19 (2.66%) Git (software)
16 17 (2.38%) TeamCity
17 16 (2.24%) Subversion
18 15 (2.10%) Appium
18 15 (2.10%) InstallShield
General
1 261 (36.50%) Finance
2 37 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 30 (4.20%) Law
4 27 (3.78%) Back Office
5 26 (3.64%) Banking
6 21 (2.94%) Marketing
7 17 (2.38%) Retail
8 12 (1.68%) Front Office
9 10 (1.40%) Games
10 9 (1.26%) Legal
10 9 (1.26%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.98%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.98%) Electronics
12 6 (0.84%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.70%) Publishing
14 4 (0.56%) Advertising
15 3 (0.42%) Automotive
16 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (14.41%) .NET
2 75 (10.49%) XML
3 66 (9.23%) Web Services
4 37 (5.17%) SOAP
5 31 (4.34%) HTML
5 31 (4.34%) ASP.NET
6 28 (3.92%) Gherkin
7 16 (2.24%) REST
8 12 (1.68%) CSS
9 11 (1.54%) HTML5
9 11 (1.54%) Middleware
10 10 (1.40%) FIX Protocol
11 8 (1.12%) Silverlight
11 8 (1.12%) RESTful
12 7 (0.98%) WinForms
13 4 (0.56%) AngularJS
14 3 (0.42%) Velocity
14 3 (0.42%) jQuery
15 2 (0.28%) WPF
15 2 (0.28%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 36 (5.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 35 (4.90%) Client/Server
5 34 (4.76%) Equities
6 32 (4.48%) Fixed Income
7 27 (3.78%) Derivative
8 25 (3.50%) Mobile App
9 16 (2.24%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.26%) Java Card
11 7 (0.98%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.84%) Online Games
12 6 (0.84%) SWIFT
12 6 (0.84%) DTV
13 5 (0.70%) User Experience
13 5 (0.70%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.56%) Data Integration
14 4 (0.56%) Replication
14 4 (0.56%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 108 (15.10%) Windows
2 34 (4.76%) Linux
3 31 (4.34%) UNIX
4 19 (2.66%) Android
5 18 (2.52%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.96%) Solaris
7 4 (0.56%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.14%) Debian
8 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (28.39%) Test Scripting
3 166 (23.22%) Software Testing
4 152 (21.26%) Automated Testing
5 148 (20.70%) Manual Testing
6 124 (17.34%) Test Automation
7 123 (17.20%) SDLC
8 118 (16.50%) Automation Testing
9 117 (16.36%) User Acceptance Testing
10 112 (15.66%) BDD
11 104 (14.55%) Regression Testing
12 91 (12.73%) Scrum
13 77 (10.77%) TDD
14 60 (8.39%) Test Strategy
15 46 (6.43%) E-Commerce
15 46 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
16 42 (5.87%) Performance Testing
17 38 (5.31%) User Stories
18 34 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
19 33 (4.62%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 183 (25.59%) C#
2 171 (23.92%) SQL
3 168 (23.50%) Java
4 41 (5.73%) Ruby
5 37 (5.17%) Python
6 35 (4.90%) JavaScript
7 22 (3.08%) Perl
8 19 (2.66%) C++
9 16 (2.24%) C
9 16 (2.24%) PHP
10 13 (1.82%) VBScript
11 12 (1.68%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.54%) VB
13 4 (0.56%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.56%) VB6
14 3 (0.42%) Groovy
15 2 (0.28%) VC++
15 2 (0.28%) XPath
16 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 189 (26.43%) ISEB
2 155 (21.68%) Degree
3 145 (20.28%) ISTQB
4 74 (10.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 715 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 94 (13.15%) Microsoft
2 40 (5.59%) Oracle
3 32 (4.48%) HP
4 14 (1.96%) Red Hat
4 14 (1.96%) VMware
5 8 (1.12%) Charles River
6 7 (0.98%) SAP
7 4 (0.56%) Wall Street Systems
7 4 (0.56%) Bloomberg
7 4 (0.56%) SimCorp
8 3 (0.42%) Google
8 3 (0.42%) Apple
9 2 (0.28%) IBM
10 1 (0.14%) Alterian
10 1 (0.14%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.14%) Intel
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe
10 1 (0.14%) Sage
10 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.14%) McAfee
South West London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + training and development
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension, Holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus, Healthcare, Pension and Other
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40 - £65,000 + numerous benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Which?
Salary: Competitive + 28 days annual leave
Posted: 7 days ago