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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 580 624 488
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -136
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 307 241 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.24% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.25% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 266 205 387
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
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
100800 96348 100910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.58% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 83439 80857 86766
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 £26,500 £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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +45 143 £50,000 +17.64% 22
South East +9 66 £32,000 -8.57% 4
East of England -1 28 £30,000 - 1
Yorkshire -14 28 £34,000 +30.76% 4
North West -29 24 £32,500 - 3
West Midlands -15 15 £35,000 -6.66% 1
East Midlands -17 3 £45,000 +28.57%
South West -24 2 £24,250 -29.19% 1
North East - 1 £27,500 -
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 630 (100.00%) QA
2 316 (50.16%) Agile Software Development
3 269 (42.70%) Selenium
4 214 (33.97%) Finance
5 201 (31.90%) SQL
6 163 (25.87%) Software Testing
7 158 (25.08%) Automated Testing
8 155 (24.60%) Test Scripting
9 147 (23.33%) ISEB
10 144 (22.86%) Java
11 135 (21.43%) Degree
12 131 (20.79%) Manual Testing
13 125 (19.84%) Test Automation
14 120 (19.05%) Automation Testing
15 118 (18.73%) C#
16 102 (16.19%) .NET
17 94 (14.92%) Web Services
18 88 (13.97%) Regression Testing
18 88 (13.97%) Cucumber
19 82 (13.02%) QuickTest Pro
19 82 (13.02%) WebDriver
20 79 (12.54%) Microsoft
21 78 (12.38%) SQL Server
22 76 (12.06%) TDD
23 74 (11.75%) ISTQB
23 74 (11.75%) HP Quality Center
24 69 (10.95%) Computer Science
24 69 (10.95%) JavaScript
25 67 (10.63%) Windows
26 65 (10.32%) Team Foundation Server

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 7 (1.11%) ColdFusion
2 6 (0.95%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.79%) IIS
4 4 (0.63%) Confluence
5 3 (0.48%) Drupal
6 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.16%) JBoss
7 1 (0.16%) Apache
7 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 37 (5.87%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.59%) MS Office
3 6 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.48%) Mingle
4 3 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.11%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.32%) Servitor
3 2 (0.32%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.32%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.32%) RiskWrite
4 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.95%) SaaS
2 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.32%) Trello
3 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.97%) Internet
2 18 (2.86%) 3G
2 18 (2.86%) Broadband
3 16 (2.54%) HTTP
4 2 (0.32%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.16%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (3.02%) Relational Database
3 15 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.48%) Pentaho
8 3 (0.48%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.32%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.32%) Big Data
9 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.32%) OLAP
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.32%) QlikView
9 2 (0.32%) MySQL
10 1 (0.16%) Adabas
10 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 269 (42.70%) Selenium
2 88 (13.97%) Cucumber
3 82 (13.02%) WebDriver
3 82 (13.02%) QuickTest Pro
4 65 (10.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 62 (9.84%) JIRA
6 51 (8.10%) FitNesse
7 48 (7.62%) Visual Studio
8 35 (5.56%) SpecFlow
9 23 (3.65%) Git (software)
10 21 (3.33%) TestComplete
11 20 (3.17%) NUnit
11 20 (3.17%) SoapUI
12 19 (3.02%) WinRunner
13 18 (2.86%) Behat
14 17 (2.70%) JUnit
15 16 (2.54%) JMeter
16 15 (2.38%) Jenkins
17 14 (2.22%) InstallShield
17 14 (2.22%) WATIR
General
1 214 (33.97%) Finance
2 36 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 33 (5.24%) Retail
4 26 (4.13%) Banking
5 21 (3.33%) Marketing
6 13 (2.06%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.06%) Games
7 11 (1.75%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.95%) Back Office
9 6 (0.95%) Legal
10 5 (0.79%) Front Office
10 5 (0.79%) Advertising
11 4 (0.63%) Billing
12 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.48%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.32%) Publishing
14 1 (0.16%) Local Government
14 1 (0.16%) Law
14 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (16.19%) .NET
2 94 (14.92%) Web Services
3 62 (9.84%) XML
4 51 (8.10%) HTML
5 48 (7.62%) SOAP
6 25 (3.97%) XSD
6 25 (3.97%) WSDL
7 20 (3.17%) Gherkin
8 15 (2.38%) CSS
9 14 (2.22%) ASP.NET
10 13 (2.06%) J2EE
11 12 (1.90%) FIX Protocol
11 12 (1.90%) HTML5
12 9 (1.43%) CSS3
13 8 (1.27%) REST
13 8 (1.27%) WCF
14 7 (1.11%) JSON
15 6 (0.95%) LINQ
16 5 (0.79%) jQuery
16 5 (0.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 69 (10.95%) Computer Science
2 50 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (5.24%) Mathematics
4 28 (4.44%) Client/Server
4 28 (4.44%) Derivative
5 27 (4.29%) Equities
6 21 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 19 (3.02%) Smartphone
7 19 (3.02%) Open Source
8 14 (2.22%) Mobile App
8 14 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (2.06%) Fixed Income
10 9 (1.43%) iPad
11 7 (1.11%) SWIFT
11 7 (1.11%) User Experience
11 7 (1.11%) Social Media
12 5 (0.79%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.79%) FMCG
12 5 (0.79%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 67 (10.63%) Windows
2 57 (9.05%) UNIX
3 30 (4.76%) Linux
4 10 (1.59%) Solaris
5 9 (1.43%) Android
6 8 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.48%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.48%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (50.16%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (25.87%) Software Testing
3 158 (25.08%) Automated Testing
4 155 (24.60%) Test Scripting
5 131 (20.79%) Manual Testing
6 125 (19.84%) Test Automation
7 120 (19.05%) Automation Testing
8 88 (13.97%) Regression Testing
9 76 (12.06%) TDD
10 61 (9.68%) BDD
11 59 (9.37%) User Acceptance Testing
12 58 (9.21%) Test Strategy
13 47 (7.46%) Test Planning
14 46 (7.30%) Scrum
15 40 (6.35%) Test Management
16 34 (5.40%) Integration Testing
17 33 (5.24%) System Testing
18 32 (5.08%) E-Commerce
19 31 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
20 30 (4.76%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 201 (31.90%) SQL
2 144 (22.86%) Java
3 118 (18.73%) C#
4 69 (10.95%) JavaScript
5 32 (5.08%) C++
6 30 (4.76%) Python
7 22 (3.49%) Perl
8 19 (3.02%) Ruby
9 18 (2.86%) PHP
10 14 (2.22%) Groovy
10 14 (2.22%) VBScript
11 11 (1.75%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.27%) VB
12 8 (1.27%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.27%) Scala
13 5 (0.79%) C
14 3 (0.48%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.16%) F#
15 1 (0.16%) VBA
15 1 (0.16%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 147 (23.33%) ISEB
2 135 (21.43%) Degree
3 74 (11.75%) ISTQB
4 37 (5.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.79%) PhD
6 4 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.63%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.48%) HND
8 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.16%) CISM
9 1 (0.16%) CEH
9 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.16%) CISSP
9 1 (0.16%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 630 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (0.63%) GAAP
3 2 (0.32%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 74 (11.75%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.48%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.16%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 79 (12.54%) Microsoft
2 41 (6.51%) HP
3 21 (3.33%) Oracle
4 4 (0.63%) Zend
5 3 (0.48%) Atlassian
5 3 (0.48%) Ab Initio
5 3 (0.48%) Informatica
6 2 (0.32%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (0.32%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.32%) Sage
6 2 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.32%) Sybase
6 2 (0.32%) Progress
7 1 (0.16%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.16%) Remedy
7 1 (0.16%) VMware
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Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £26000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £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
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Boston Hale
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits and Bonus
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Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
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Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
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Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
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