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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 570 564 529
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 363 414 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.40% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.41% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 324 383 435
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.41%
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
93119 101042 107544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.53% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 79018 83306 88027
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 May 2016.

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 May 2016. 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 +39 181 £47,500 +5.55% 25
South East -9 63 £37,500 +19.04% 8
East of England +3 34 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Yorkshire -10 30 £37,500 +25.00% 2
West Midlands -15 25 £34,500 +6.15% 3
South West -12 12 £32,500 +16.07%
East Midlands +12 10 £41,500 +24.81% 2
North West +6 10 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
North East +2 1 £27,500 +17.02%
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 746 (100.00%) QA
2 356 (47.72%) Agile Software Development
3 326 (43.70%) Selenium
4 228 (30.56%) SQL
5 213 (28.55%) Manual Testing
6 192 (25.74%) Test Scripting
7 190 (25.47%) ISEB
8 187 (25.07%) Java
9 185 (24.80%) Software Testing
10 171 (22.92%) Finance
11 163 (21.85%) ISTQB
12 158 (21.18%) Test Automation
13 153 (20.51%) C#
14 146 (19.57%) Automated Testing
15 141 (18.90%) JIRA
16 139 (18.63%) Automation Testing
17 133 (17.83%) BDD
18 127 (17.02%) Functional Testing
18 127 (17.02%) WebDriver
19 124 (16.62%) Scrum
20 119 (15.95%) Microsoft
21 114 (15.28%) Regression Testing
22 113 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
23 107 (14.34%) .NET
24 102 (13.67%) Cucumber
25 97 (13.00%) SDLC
26 96 (12.87%) Degree
27 90 (12.06%) Test Strategy
28 82 (10.99%) Ruby
29 81 (10.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 10 (1.34%) CMS
1 10 (1.34%) ColdFusion
2 8 (1.07%) Confluence
3 6 (0.80%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.67%) Drupal
5 4 (0.54%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.40%) IIS
7 2 (0.27%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.27%) SAS
8 1 (0.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 65 (8.71%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.74%) SaaS
2 11 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.74%) Internet
1 13 (1.74%) VoIP
2 4 (0.54%) HTTP
3 3 (0.40%) Intranet
4 1 (0.13%) Firewall
4 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.75%) Relational Database
3 14 (1.88%) MySQL
4 9 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.21%) MongoDB
5 7 (0.94%) Big Data
5 7 (0.94%) NoSQL
6 6 (0.80%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.67%) JasperReports
8 4 (0.54%) DB2
9 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.27%) Electronic Patient Records
10 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 326 (43.70%) Selenium
2 141 (18.90%) JIRA
3 127 (17.02%) WebDriver
4 102 (13.67%) Cucumber
5 75 (10.05%) SoapUI
6 64 (8.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 56 (7.51%) Jenkins
8 54 (7.24%) JMeter
9 44 (5.90%) Appium
9 44 (5.90%) HP UFT
9 44 (5.90%) SpecFlow
10 42 (5.63%) Git (software)
11 30 (4.02%) WATIR
12 28 (3.75%) JUnit
13 25 (3.35%) FitNesse
14 23 (3.08%) Mercurial
15 20 (2.68%) Hudson
16 17 (2.28%) Gerrit
17 16 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 12 (1.61%) TestNG
General
1 171 (22.92%) Finance
2 44 (5.90%) Telecoms
3 29 (3.89%) Law
4 26 (3.49%) Banking
4 26 (3.49%) Games
5 25 (3.35%) Marketing
6 24 (3.22%) Front Office
7 21 (2.82%) Retail
8 17 (2.28%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.61%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.61%) Publishing
10 11 (1.47%) Legal
11 10 (1.34%) Electronics
12 9 (1.21%) Back Office
13 7 (0.94%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.54%) Advertising
15 3 (0.40%) Billing
16 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.13%) Automotive
16 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (14.34%) .NET
2 53 (7.10%) XML
3 47 (6.30%) Web Services
4 44 (5.90%) SOAP
5 40 (5.36%) HTML
6 38 (5.09%) Gherkin
7 26 (3.49%) REST
8 21 (2.82%) CSS
9 20 (2.68%) JSON
10 17 (2.28%) RESTful
11 16 (2.14%) HTML5
12 13 (1.74%) J2EE
13 12 (1.61%) FIX Protocol
14 11 (1.47%) Middleware
15 9 (1.21%) AngularJS
16 8 (1.07%) .NET Framework
17 6 (0.80%) Behat
17 6 (0.80%) jQuery
17 6 (0.80%) XHTML
18 5 (0.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (7.37%) Computer Science
3 47 (6.30%) Mobile App
4 24 (3.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 21 (2.82%) Equities
6 20 (2.68%) iPad
6 20 (2.68%) User Experience
7 18 (2.41%) Derivative
8 14 (1.88%) Fixed Income
9 12 (1.61%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.34%) AS400
11 9 (1.21%) Fintech
12 8 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.94%) Hedge funds
14 6 (0.80%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (0.80%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.80%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.80%) Replication
15 5 (0.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 66 (8.85%) Linux
1 66 (8.85%) Unix
2 58 (7.77%) Windows
3 24 (3.22%) Android
4 23 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.21%) Mac OS X
5 9 (1.21%) Solaris
6 8 (1.07%) Kali Linux
7 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.27%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (47.72%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (28.55%) Manual Testing
3 192 (25.74%) Test Scripting
4 185 (24.80%) Software Testing
5 158 (21.18%) Test Automation
6 146 (19.57%) Automated Testing
7 139 (18.63%) Automation Testing
8 133 (17.83%) BDD
9 127 (17.02%) Functional Testing
10 124 (16.62%) Scrum
11 114 (15.28%) Regression Testing
12 113 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
13 97 (13.00%) SDLC
14 90 (12.06%) Test Strategy
15 76 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
16 71 (9.52%) TDD
17 61 (8.18%) E-Commerce
18 46 (6.17%) Defect Management
19 44 (5.90%) QA Automation
20 42 (5.63%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 228 (30.56%) SQL
2 187 (25.07%) Java
3 153 (20.51%) C#
4 82 (10.99%) Ruby
5 54 (7.24%) Python
6 45 (6.03%) JavaScript
7 28 (3.75%) C++
7 28 (3.75%) Perl
8 19 (2.55%) PHP
9 15 (2.01%) C
10 14 (1.88%) Bash Shell
10 14 (1.88%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.94%) Groovy
12 6 (0.80%) VBScript
13 5 (0.67%) VB
14 3 (0.40%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.40%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.27%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.27%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 190 (25.47%) ISEB
2 163 (21.85%) ISTQB
3 96 (12.87%) Degree
4 81 (10.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.67%) HND
5 5 (0.67%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 746 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (1.07%) SDET
3 5 (0.67%) HL7
3 5 (0.67%) MiFID
4 3 (0.40%) SLA
5 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 39 (5.23%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.27%) Nagios
3 1 (0.13%) Puppet
3 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 119 (15.95%) Microsoft
2 41 (5.50%) HP
3 35 (4.69%) Oracle
4 9 (1.21%) Red Hat
4 9 (1.21%) SAP
5 7 (0.94%) Atlassian
6 6 (0.80%) Telerik
7 5 (0.67%) IBM
7 5 (0.67%) Splunk
8 4 (0.54%) Apple
8 4 (0.54%) VMware
9 3 (0.40%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.40%) FXall
9 3 (0.40%) MarketAxess
9 3 (0.40%) StreamBase
9 3 (0.40%) Tradeweb
10 2 (0.27%) iManage
10 2 (0.27%) Interwoven
10 2 (0.27%) Qualys
11 1 (0.13%) Capita
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
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Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Spring Technology
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + Benefits
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Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum
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London
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits & Bonus
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: Ecellent Benefits & Bonus
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
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Hatstand Limited
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City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum + benefits
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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London
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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