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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 574 626 511
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -115
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 325 233 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.23% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.25% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 267 210 366
Average salary £37,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
99490 94619 104632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.45% 94.32% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 81521 79375 89786
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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 £38,000
% 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 1 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 1 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 +28 160 £50,000 +14.94% 12
South East +40 72 £32,000 -8.57% 7
Yorkshire -17 31 £34,000 +7.93% 2
East of England +6 22 £30,000 -7.69% 2
North West -6 21 £32,500 +8.33% 4
West Midlands -15 14 £35,000 +2.18% 3
East Midlands -20 7 £35,000 +3.70%
South West -16 2 £30,000 -4.76%
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 681 (100.00%) QA
2 359 (52.72%) Agile Software Development
3 284 (41.70%) Selenium
4 249 (36.56%) Finance
5 224 (32.89%) SQL
6 194 (28.49%) Degree
7 183 (26.87%) Software Testing
8 165 (24.23%) Test Scripting
9 162 (23.79%) ISEB
10 161 (23.64%) Java
11 156 (22.91%) Automated Testing
12 152 (22.32%) Test Automation
13 143 (21.00%) C#
14 140 (20.56%) Manual Testing
15 131 (19.24%) .NET
16 125 (18.36%) Automation Testing
17 109 (16.01%) Microsoft
18 103 (15.12%) Regression Testing
19 100 (14.68%) QuickTest Pro
20 99 (14.54%) Computer Science
21 98 (14.39%) Web Services
22 91 (13.36%) SQL Server
23 89 (13.07%) Cucumber
24 84 (12.33%) HP Quality Center
24 84 (12.33%) WebDriver
25 81 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
26 77 (11.31%) Test Strategy
27 73 (10.72%) TDD
28 72 (10.57%) ISTQB
29 69 (10.13%) User Acceptance Testing

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (1.03%) ColdFusion
2 6 (0.88%) Confluence
2 6 (0.88%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.44%) Drupal
4 2 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.29%) IIS
4 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.15%) Apache
5 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.15%) Node.js
5 1 (0.15%) Mule
Applications
1 40 (5.87%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.91%) MS Office
3 6 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.03%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.29%) Servitor
3 2 (0.29%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.29%) RiskWrite
3 2 (0.29%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.03%) SaaS
3 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.11%) Internet
2 18 (2.64%) Broadband
2 18 (2.64%) 3G
3 13 (1.91%) HTTP
4 4 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.15%) LAN
5 1 (0.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (13.36%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.79%) Relational Database
3 15 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.03%) MySQL
6 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.44%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.29%) QlikView
10 2 (0.29%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.29%) Big Data
10 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.29%) OLAP
11 1 (0.15%) Adabas
11 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 284 (41.70%) Selenium
2 100 (14.68%) QuickTest Pro
3 89 (13.07%) Cucumber
4 84 (12.33%) WebDriver
5 67 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 57 (8.37%) JIRA
7 54 (7.93%) FitNesse
8 44 (6.46%) Visual Studio
9 41 (6.02%) TestComplete
10 34 (4.99%) SpecFlow
10 34 (4.99%) WinRunner
11 30 (4.41%) NUnit
12 25 (3.67%) SoapUI
13 20 (2.94%) Git (software)
14 19 (2.79%) Jenkins
14 19 (2.79%) Subversion
15 17 (2.50%) JUnit
16 15 (2.20%) Behat
16 15 (2.20%) JMeter
17 13 (1.91%) Bugzilla
General
1 249 (36.56%) Finance
2 40 (5.87%) Banking
3 37 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 32 (4.70%) Retail
5 23 (3.38%) Investment Banking
6 22 (3.23%) Marketing
7 13 (1.91%) Front Office
7 13 (1.91%) Back Office
8 12 (1.76%) Games
8 12 (1.76%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.03%) Legal
10 5 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.73%) Advertising
11 4 (0.59%) Publishing
11 4 (0.59%) Billing
12 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.15%) Law
13 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.15%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (19.24%) .NET
2 98 (14.39%) Web Services
3 60 (8.81%) HTML
4 59 (8.66%) XML
5 47 (6.90%) SOAP
6 25 (3.67%) XSD
6 25 (3.67%) WSDL
7 19 (2.79%) CSS
8 18 (2.64%) Gherkin
8 18 (2.64%) HTML5
9 13 (1.91%) ASP.NET
10 12 (1.76%) J2EE
11 11 (1.62%) CSS3
11 11 (1.62%) Apache Flex
12 10 (1.47%) .NET Framework
13 9 (1.32%) WCF
14 7 (1.03%) ODBC
14 7 (1.03%) REST
14 7 (1.03%) jQuery
14 7 (1.03%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 99 (14.54%) Computer Science
2 81 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (8.81%) Mathematics
4 31 (4.55%) Equities
4 31 (4.55%) Client/Server
5 30 (4.41%) Derivative
6 22 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 19 (2.79%) Smartphone
8 18 (2.64%) Mobile App
8 18 (2.64%) Open Source
9 17 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (2.06%) Fixed Income
11 10 (1.47%) User Experience
12 9 (1.32%) iPad
13 7 (1.03%) SWIFT
14 6 (0.88%) FMCG
14 6 (0.88%) Data Integration
15 5 (0.73%) Social Media
15 5 (0.73%) Online Games
16 4 (0.59%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 59 (8.66%) UNIX
2 51 (7.49%) Windows
3 26 (3.82%) Linux
4 8 (1.17%) Android
5 7 (1.03%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.44%) Solaris
7 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (52.72%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (26.87%) Software Testing
3 165 (24.23%) Test Scripting
4 156 (22.91%) Automated Testing
5 152 (22.32%) Test Automation
6 140 (20.56%) Manual Testing
7 125 (18.36%) Automation Testing
8 103 (15.12%) Regression Testing
9 77 (11.31%) Test Strategy
10 73 (10.72%) TDD
11 69 (10.13%) User Acceptance Testing
12 57 (8.37%) Scrum
13 49 (7.20%) BDD
13 49 (7.20%) Test Management
14 46 (6.75%) E-Commerce
15 41 (6.02%) Test Planning
16 39 (5.73%) Performance Testing
17 38 (5.58%) System Testing
18 35 (5.14%) Analytics
19 34 (4.99%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 224 (32.89%) SQL
2 161 (23.64%) Java
3 143 (21.00%) C#
4 66 (9.69%) JavaScript
5 47 (6.90%) C++
6 38 (5.58%) Python
7 22 (3.23%) Perl
8 20 (2.94%) Ruby
8 20 (2.94%) VBScript
9 17 (2.50%) Groovy
9 17 (2.50%) PHP
10 13 (1.91%) VB
11 11 (1.62%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.32%) Delphi
13 7 (1.03%) Scala
14 6 (0.88%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.88%) PowerHouse
15 4 (0.59%) F#
15 4 (0.59%) C
16 3 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 194 (28.49%) Degree
2 162 (23.79%) ISEB
3 72 (10.57%) ISTQB
4 38 (5.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.59%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.59%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.59%) PhD
6 3 (0.44%) HND
7 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.15%) CISSP
8 1 (0.15%) CISM
8 1 (0.15%) CEH
8 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.15%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 681 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (0.59%) GAAP
3 2 (0.29%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.29%) SLA
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 84 (12.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.44%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.15%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 109 (16.01%) Microsoft
2 46 (6.75%) HP
3 27 (3.96%) Oracle
4 8 (1.17%) VMware
4 8 (1.17%) SunGard
5 3 (0.44%) Zend
6 2 (0.29%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.29%) Sybase
6 2 (0.29%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (0.29%) Progress
6 2 (0.29%) Sage
7 1 (0.15%) Informatica
7 1 (0.15%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.15%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.15%) Remedy
7 1 (0.15%) JBoss
7 1 (0.15%) Ab Initio
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Colston Consulting
Salary: £37.5k - 42.5k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £25k + bns + pkg
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £23,000 - £28,000 + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Fidessa
Salary: Excellent package depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £500 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Energon Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago