The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Analyst
UK / England
Rank 542 571 618
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 307 378 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.41% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.42% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 275 335 301
Median salary £35,500 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
76201 89097 95104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.50% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 63797 75537 79690
Median salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

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 23 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 110 £45,000 - 22
South East +68 61 £35,000 +7.69% 2
North West -3 38 £30,500 -12.85% 3
East of England +14 33 £35,000 -6.66% 1
South West +19 20 £32,500 - 5
East Midlands +19 17 £30,000 -23.07% 1
Yorkshire +10 17 £30,000 -14.28%
West Midlands -18 7 £40,000 - 3
North East +1 4 £32,500 +8.33%
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, QA Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 585 (100.00%) QA
2 364 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
3 286 (48.89%) Selenium
4 189 (32.31%) SQL
5 171 (29.23%) C#
6 166 (28.38%) Test Scripting
7 147 (25.13%) Manual Testing
8 141 (24.10%) Finance
9 131 (22.39%) Automation Testing
10 126 (21.54%) Cucumber
11 123 (21.03%) ISEB
12 122 (20.85%) Scrum
13 116 (19.83%) JIRA
14 115 (19.66%) BDD
15 105 (17.95%) .NET
16 104 (17.78%) ISTQB
16 104 (17.78%) Software Testing
17 103 (17.61%) Regression Testing
18 102 (17.44%) Automated Testing
19 98 (16.75%) Test Automation
20 88 (15.04%) WebDriver
21 85 (14.53%) Functional Testing
22 83 (14.19%) Microsoft
23 82 (14.02%) User Acceptance Testing
24 81 (13.85%) SDLC
25 80 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
26 78 (13.33%) Java
27 74 (12.65%) Team Foundation Server
28 66 (11.28%) SoapUI
29 58 (9.91%) Degree

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (3.08%) Confluence
2 5 (0.85%) SAS
3 4 (0.68%) Jupyter
4 3 (0.51%) CMS
5 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.51%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.71%) SaaS
2 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.34%) IaaS
4 2 (0.34%) PaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.37%) HTTP
2 7 (1.20%) HTTPS
2 7 (1.20%) Internet
3 2 (0.34%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (2.56%) MySQL
4 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.03%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.68%) Big Data
6 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.34%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.34%) Power BI
8 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 286 (48.89%) Selenium
2 126 (21.54%) Cucumber
3 116 (19.83%) JIRA
4 88 (15.04%) WebDriver
5 74 (12.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 66 (11.28%) SoapUI
7 49 (8.38%) SpecFlow
8 46 (7.86%) Jenkins
9 44 (7.52%) HP UFT
10 36 (6.15%) Visual Studio
11 22 (3.76%) Capybara
12 20 (3.42%) Git (software)
13 18 (3.08%) Calabash
13 18 (3.08%) JMeter
14 17 (2.91%) Fiddler
14 17 (2.91%) FitNesse
15 15 (2.56%) Appium
15 15 (2.56%) MSTest
16 12 (2.05%) Protractor
17 8 (1.37%) NUnit
General
1 141 (24.10%) Finance
2 27 (4.62%) Retail
3 24 (4.10%) Banking
4 20 (3.42%) Marketing
5 19 (3.25%) Games
5 19 (3.25%) Publishing
6 13 (2.22%) Front Office
7 10 (1.71%) Back Office
7 10 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.54%) Law
9 8 (1.37%) Advertising
10 7 (1.20%) Electronics
11 5 (0.85%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.51%) Automotive
12 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.34%) iGaming
13 2 (0.34%) Legal
13 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.17%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (17.95%) .NET
2 38 (6.50%) XML
3 31 (5.30%) Web Services
4 27 (4.62%) Gherkin
4 27 (4.62%) HTML
5 20 (3.42%) SOAP
6 18 (3.08%) CSS
6 18 (3.08%) REST
7 16 (2.74%) JSON
8 11 (1.88%) ASP.NET
9 9 (1.54%) .NET Framework
10 6 (1.03%) Behat
10 6 (1.03%) HTML5
11 5 (0.85%) RESTful
12 4 (0.68%) Pandas
12 4 (0.68%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (0.68%) Spring
13 3 (0.51%) Node.js
13 3 (0.51%) React
13 3 (0.51%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 80 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (8.38%) Mobile App
3 35 (5.98%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.08%) iPad
5 13 (2.22%) Derivative
5 13 (2.22%) Equities
5 13 (2.22%) User Experience
6 11 (1.88%) Contract for Difference
6 11 (1.88%) Driving Licence
6 11 (1.88%) Fixed Income
6 11 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (1.88%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.71%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.20%) Digital Media
9 5 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.68%) OTC Derivatives
11 3 (0.51%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.51%) Fintech
11 3 (0.51%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (7.35%) Windows
2 36 (6.15%) Android
3 34 (5.81%) Apple iOS
4 33 (5.64%) Linux
4 33 (5.64%) Unix
5 3 (0.51%) Kali Linux
5 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (28.38%) Test Scripting
3 147 (25.13%) Manual Testing
4 131 (22.39%) Automation Testing
5 122 (20.85%) Scrum
6 115 (19.66%) BDD
7 104 (17.78%) Software Testing
8 103 (17.61%) Regression Testing
9 102 (17.44%) Automated Testing
10 98 (16.75%) Test Automation
11 85 (14.53%) Functional Testing
12 82 (14.02%) User Acceptance Testing
13 81 (13.85%) SDLC
14 56 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
15 55 (9.40%) TDD
16 52 (8.89%) Performance Testing
17 50 (8.55%) Exploratory Testing
18 44 (7.52%) E-Commerce
19 43 (7.35%) Test Strategy
20 39 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 189 (32.31%) SQL
2 171 (29.23%) C#
3 78 (13.33%) Java
4 45 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 31 (5.30%) Python
6 17 (2.91%) Ruby
7 14 (2.39%) T-SQL
8 12 (2.05%) PHP
9 8 (1.37%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.20%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.03%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.03%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.85%) R
13 4 (0.68%) C++
13 4 (0.68%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.51%) Perl
14 3 (0.51%) VB
15 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.17%) VBA
15 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 123 (21.03%) ISEB
2 104 (17.78%) ISTQB
3 58 (9.91%) Degree
4 28 (4.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 585 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (1.20%) SDET
3 4 (0.68%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (4.27%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.68%) Rancher
3 2 (0.34%) Nagios
3 2 (0.34%) Puppet
3 2 (0.34%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 83 (14.19%) Microsoft
2 23 (3.93%) Oracle
3 10 (1.71%) SAP
4 8 (1.37%) SOASTA, Inc
5 6 (1.03%) HP
6 5 (0.85%) BEA
7 4 (0.68%) Apple
7 4 (0.68%) hybris
8 3 (0.51%) ATG
8 3 (0.51%) Demandware
8 3 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.34%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.34%) Borland
9 2 (0.34%) Splunk
10 1 (0.17%) Facebook
10 1 (0.17%) OpenText
10 1 (0.17%) Remedy
10 1 (0.17%) Sony
10 1 (0.17%) Tableau
10 1 (0.17%) Telerik
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + £40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 34k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £0 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Full package on offer
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £41000 per annum + 5 weeks hol
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Matched Pension, Performance Related Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Strong Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Strong Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Performance Related Bonuses
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Caxton FX
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum (DOE) + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £52,000 per annum + 7.5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 20 days ago