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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 590 585 487
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -98
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 310 251 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.25% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.26% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 252 225 382
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
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
101022 95344 106346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.22% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 82464 79867 91509
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +4 166 £42,500 -10.52% 14
South East +9 70 £32,500 -7.14% 11
Yorkshire -31 23 £40,000 +26.98% 1
North West -1 17 £35,000 +16.66% 3
East of England -2 14 £32,500 - 1
West Midlands -1 10 £33,750 +12.50% 1
East Midlands -11 10 £33,750 +3.84% 2
South West -11 4 £36,250 +15.07%
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 738 (100.00%) QA
2 301 (40.79%) Selenium
3 269 (36.45%) Finance
4 256 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
5 252 (34.15%) SQL
6 215 (29.13%) Degree
7 213 (28.86%) Software Testing
8 199 (26.96%) Test Scripting
9 181 (24.53%) ISEB
10 176 (23.85%) Test Automation
11 174 (23.58%) Java
12 159 (21.54%) C#
13 155 (21.00%) Automated Testing
14 143 (19.38%) .NET
15 141 (19.11%) Regression Testing
16 132 (17.89%) Automation Testing
17 122 (16.53%) Microsoft
18 111 (15.04%) QuickTest Pro
19 109 (14.77%) Manual Testing
20 108 (14.63%) Computer Science
21 105 (14.23%) SQL Server
22 102 (13.82%) User Acceptance Testing
23 98 (13.28%) HP Quality Center
24 95 (12.87%) Test Strategy
25 92 (12.47%) Web Services
26 90 (12.20%) WebDriver
27 86 (11.65%) ISTQB
28 82 (11.11%) Cucumber
29 79 (10.70%) TDD
30 75 (10.16%) Scrum

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (1.08%) ColdFusion
1 8 (1.08%) Confluence
2 3 (0.41%) Drupal
3 2 (0.27%) Node.js
3 2 (0.27%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.27%) CMS
4 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.14%) IIS
4 1 (0.14%) Apache
4 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.14%) Mule
Applications
1 36 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.49%) MS Office
3 5 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.68%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (0.41%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.14%) Cordys
3 1 (0.14%) Magento
3 1 (0.14%) Servitor
3 1 (0.14%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.39%) Internet
2 16 (2.17%) 3G
2 16 (2.17%) Broadband
3 13 (1.76%) HTTP
4 4 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.66%) Relational Database
3 16 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (1.08%) MySQL
5 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.27%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.27%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.27%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.27%) Adabas
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.27%) Big Data
9 1 (0.14%) SSDT
9 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.14%) OLAP
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 301 (40.79%) Selenium
2 111 (15.04%) QuickTest Pro
3 90 (12.20%) WebDriver
4 82 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 61 (8.27%) JIRA
6 59 (7.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 54 (7.32%) TestComplete
8 52 (7.05%) FitNesse
9 47 (6.37%) Visual Studio
10 43 (5.83%) NUnit
11 38 (5.15%) WinRunner
12 23 (3.12%) SpecFlow
12 23 (3.12%) SoapUI
13 18 (2.44%) Jenkins
13 18 (2.44%) JUnit
14 17 (2.30%) Bugzilla
14 17 (2.30%) Subversion
14 17 (2.30%) Git (software)
15 16 (2.17%) WATIR
15 16 (2.17%) JMeter
General
1 269 (36.45%) Finance
2 51 (6.91%) Banking
3 33 (4.47%) Telecoms
4 31 (4.20%) Retail
4 31 (4.20%) Investment Banking
5 25 (3.39%) Front Office
6 21 (2.85%) Marketing
7 19 (2.57%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.36%) Back Office
9 9 (1.22%) Legal
10 6 (0.81%) Games
10 6 (0.81%) Advertising
11 5 (0.68%) Publishing
12 4 (0.54%) Billing
13 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.14%) Law
14 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (19.38%) .NET
2 92 (12.47%) Web Services
3 69 (9.35%) XML
3 69 (9.35%) HTML
4 45 (6.10%) SOAP
5 25 (3.39%) CSS
5 25 (3.39%) WSDL
6 24 (3.25%) XSD
7 18 (2.44%) Apache Flex
7 18 (2.44%) HTML5
8 13 (1.76%) .NET Framework
9 12 (1.63%) Gherkin
9 12 (1.63%) J2EE
10 11 (1.49%) jQuery
11 10 (1.36%) CSS3
12 8 (1.08%) REST
12 8 (1.08%) ODBC
12 8 (1.08%) Middleware
13 7 (0.95%) Sass
13 7 (0.95%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 108 (14.63%) Computer Science
2 70 (9.49%) Mathematics
3 34 (4.61%) Equities
4 32 (4.34%) Derivative
4 32 (4.34%) Client/Server
5 20 (2.71%) Smartphone
6 18 (2.44%) Open Source
6 18 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.63%) Fixed Income
10 8 (1.08%) SWIFT
11 7 (0.95%) NHS
11 7 (0.95%) Social Media
11 7 (0.95%) iPad
12 6 (0.81%) FMCG
13 5 (0.68%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.68%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.68%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 56 (7.59%) UNIX
2 40 (5.42%) Windows
3 24 (3.25%) Linux
4 15 (2.03%) Android
5 14 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.14%) Solaris
7 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (28.86%) Software Testing
3 199 (26.96%) Test Scripting
4 176 (23.85%) Test Automation
5 155 (21.00%) Automated Testing
6 141 (19.11%) Regression Testing
7 132 (17.89%) Automation Testing
8 109 (14.77%) Manual Testing
9 102 (13.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 95 (12.87%) Test Strategy
11 79 (10.70%) TDD
12 75 (10.16%) Scrum
13 52 (7.05%) E-Commerce
13 52 (7.05%) BDD
14 48 (6.50%) System Testing
15 47 (6.37%) Test Management
16 45 (6.10%) Performance Testing
17 41 (5.56%) OO
18 39 (5.28%) User Stories
19 38 (5.15%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 252 (34.15%) SQL
2 174 (23.58%) Java
3 159 (21.54%) C#
4 64 (8.67%) JavaScript
5 55 (7.45%) C++
6 38 (5.15%) Python
7 27 (3.66%) VBScript
8 22 (2.98%) Ruby
8 22 (2.98%) Perl
9 21 (2.85%) VB
10 18 (2.44%) PHP
11 15 (2.03%) Delphi
12 11 (1.49%) Groovy
13 10 (1.36%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.36%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.22%) PowerHouse
15 7 (0.95%) Scala
16 5 (0.68%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.54%) C
17 4 (0.54%) F#
Qualifications
1 215 (29.13%) Degree
2 181 (24.53%) ISEB
3 86 (11.65%) ISTQB
4 44 (5.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.54%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.54%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.41%) HND
7 2 (0.27%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.14%) CISM
8 1 (0.14%) CEH
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.14%) PhD
8 1 (0.14%) CISSP
8 1 (0.14%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 738 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (0.41%) SLA
3 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) GAAP
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 98 (13.28%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.27%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.14%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 122 (16.53%) Microsoft
2 54 (7.32%) HP
3 23 (3.12%) Oracle
4 12 (1.63%) SunGard
4 12 (1.63%) VMware
5 3 (0.41%) SimCorp
5 3 (0.41%) Charles River
5 3 (0.41%) Wall Street Systems
6 2 (0.27%) Zend
6 2 (0.27%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.27%) Sybase
6 2 (0.27%) JBoss
6 2 (0.27%) Progress
7 1 (0.14%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.14%) Apple
7 1 (0.14%) Remedy
7 1 (0.14%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.14%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.14%) Green Hat
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