The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 496 529 487
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 446 359 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.36% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 368 327 424
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106581 98705 112223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.71% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87190 83107 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
QA Analyst
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -23 240 £45,000 - 12
South East +26 100 £47,500 +35.71% 12
Yorkshire -20 44 £30,000 -25.00% 4
East of England -18 24 £32,000 -5.88% 2
North West 0 18 £30,000 -3.22% 1
South West +5 17 £52,500 +50.00% 3
East Midlands -13 9 £26,500 -11.66%
West Midlands 0 6 £28,000 -1.75%
North East - 1 £45,000 -
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 730 (100.00%) QA
2 302 (41.37%) Agile Software Development
3 296 (40.55%) Test Scripting
4 286 (39.18%) SQL
5 266 (36.44%) Finance
6 240 (32.88%) Selenium
7 235 (32.19%) ISEB
8 234 (32.05%) Degree
9 200 (27.40%) Software Testing
10 183 (25.07%) Automated Testing
11 152 (20.82%) Test Automation
12 138 (18.90%) SQL Server
13 137 (18.77%) C#
14 129 (17.67%) .NET
14 129 (17.67%) Computer Science
15 125 (17.12%) Automation Testing
16 120 (16.44%) Regression Testing
17 119 (16.30%) ISTQB
17 119 (16.30%) User Acceptance Testing
18 115 (15.75%) Java
19 113 (15.48%) Test Strategy
20 112 (15.34%) Manual Testing
21 109 (14.93%) Microsoft
22 105 (14.38%) Scrum
23 104 (14.25%) HP Quality Center
24 93 (12.74%) QuickTest Pro
25 83 (11.37%) XML
26 81 (11.10%) WebDriver
27 68 (9.32%) OO
28 65 (8.90%) Mathematics

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (0.82%) Confluence
2 4 (0.55%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.55%) ColdFusion
2 4 (0.55%) CMS
3 3 (0.41%) Node.js
4 2 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.14%) IIS
5 1 (0.14%) Apache
5 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.14%) Drupal
5 1 (0.14%) Mule
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 33 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.60%) MS Office
3 3 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.41%) Mingle
4 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.10%) Monis
2 5 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.55%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (0.55%) SunGard APT
3 4 (0.55%) FastVal
4 2 (0.27%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.41%) SaaS
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.78%) Internet
2 2 (0.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (18.90%) SQL Server
2 51 (6.99%) Relational Database
3 31 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.23%) OLAP
5 9 (1.23%) MySQL
6 7 (0.96%) RDBMS
7 6 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.68%) SQLPlus
9 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.41%) Big Data
10 3 (0.41%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.27%) Star Schema
12 1 (0.14%) MS Access
12 1 (0.14%) Adabas
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 240 (32.88%) Selenium
2 93 (12.74%) QuickTest Pro
3 81 (11.10%) WebDriver
4 62 (8.49%) JIRA
5 58 (7.95%) TestComplete
6 44 (6.03%) Cucumber
7 39 (5.34%) Visual Studio
8 38 (5.21%) FitNesse
8 38 (5.21%) NUnit
9 36 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 32 (4.38%) Bugzilla
11 31 (4.25%) WinRunner
12 22 (3.01%) WATIR
13 19 (2.60%) Jenkins
14 18 (2.47%) Ranorex
15 17 (2.33%) Calabash
16 14 (1.92%) SoapUI
17 12 (1.64%) TeamCity
18 11 (1.51%) Hudson
19 10 (1.37%) Capybara
General
1 266 (36.44%) Finance
2 61 (8.36%) Banking
3 30 (4.11%) Investment Banking
4 27 (3.70%) Front Office
5 26 (3.56%) Retail
6 16 (2.19%) Financial Institution
7 15 (2.05%) Marketing
8 13 (1.78%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.64%) Publishing
10 10 (1.37%) Games
11 9 (1.23%) Back Office
12 7 (0.96%) Legal
13 5 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.55%) Advertising
15 3 (0.41%) Law
16 2 (0.27%) Automotive
16 2 (0.27%) Billing
16 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.27%) Private Banking
17 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (17.67%) .NET
2 83 (11.37%) XML
3 51 (6.99%) Web Services
4 43 (5.89%) HTML
5 26 (3.56%) Apache Flex
6 24 (3.29%) .NET Framework
7 18 (2.47%) HTML5
8 10 (1.37%) Gherkin
8 10 (1.37%) J2EE
9 9 (1.23%) CSS
9 9 (1.23%) SOAP
9 9 (1.23%) Middleware
9 9 (1.23%) MDX
10 7 (0.96%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (0.82%) ODBC
12 5 (0.68%) WSDL
12 5 (0.68%) jQuery
13 4 (0.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 3 (0.41%) Ruby on Rails
14 3 (0.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 129 (17.67%) Computer Science
2 65 (8.90%) Mathematics
3 36 (4.93%) Client/Server
4 28 (3.84%) NHS
5 25 (3.42%) Mobile App
6 21 (2.88%) Derivative
7 16 (2.19%) Replication
8 13 (1.78%) Equities
8 13 (1.78%) Hedge funds
9 12 (1.64%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.10%) Open Source
10 8 (1.10%) Social Media
10 8 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.10%) Digital Media
11 7 (0.96%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.96%) Smartphone
12 6 (0.82%) Biometrics
12 6 (0.82%) iPhone
13 5 (0.68%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 55 (7.53%) Windows
2 43 (5.89%) UNIX
3 40 (5.48%) Linux
4 19 (2.60%) Android
5 18 (2.47%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.19%) Windows 8
6 16 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (2.19%) Windows Vista
6 16 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (2.19%) Mac OS
6 16 (2.19%) Windows 7
6 16 (2.19%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.41%) AIX
8 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (41.37%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (40.55%) Test Scripting
3 200 (27.40%) Software Testing
4 183 (25.07%) Automated Testing
5 152 (20.82%) Test Automation
6 125 (17.12%) Automation Testing
7 120 (16.44%) Regression Testing
8 119 (16.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 113 (15.48%) Test Strategy
10 112 (15.34%) Manual Testing
11 105 (14.38%) Scrum
12 68 (9.32%) OO
13 57 (7.81%) Project Management
14 53 (7.26%) Performance Testing
14 53 (7.26%) TDD
15 48 (6.58%) E-Commerce
16 46 (6.30%) Asset Management
17 45 (6.16%) Business Analysis
18 40 (5.48%) System Testing
19 39 (5.34%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 286 (39.18%) SQL
2 137 (18.77%) C#
3 115 (15.75%) Java
4 49 (6.71%) VB
5 40 (5.48%) C++
6 32 (4.38%) VBScript
7 28 (3.84%) JavaScript
8 25 (3.42%) Python
8 25 (3.42%) Ruby
9 20 (2.74%) T-SQL
10 18 (2.47%) PowerShell
11 16 (2.19%) Delphi
12 10 (1.37%) PowerHouse
13 9 (1.23%) Perl
13 9 (1.23%) PHP
14 8 (1.10%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.68%) C
16 3 (0.41%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.27%) F#
17 2 (0.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 235 (32.19%) ISEB
2 234 (32.05%) Degree
3 119 (16.30%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.10%) HND
5 1 (0.14%) PhD
5 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 730 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 104 (14.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 109 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 50 (6.85%) HP
3 27 (3.70%) Oracle
4 20 (2.74%) BT
5 18 (2.47%) SunGard
6 11 (1.51%) VMware
7 5 (0.68%) Google
8 4 (0.55%) Wall Street Systems
8 4 (0.55%) Charles River
8 4 (0.55%) Hitwise
8 4 (0.55%) SimCorp
9 3 (0.41%) Apple
10 2 (0.27%) SAP
10 2 (0.27%) JBoss
10 2 (0.27%) Telerik
10 2 (0.27%) Cordys
10 2 (0.27%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.14%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.14%) Panasonic
11 1 (0.14%) IBM
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
SunGard
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
SunGard
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Please get in touch to discuss salary information
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £25k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis IT
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits & Bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 6 days ago