The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 555 526 586
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 368 472 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.46% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.48% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 295 432 354
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -8.57%
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
88406 98623 105620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.31% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75235 82312 86796
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

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 30 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 199 £47,500 +5.55% 26
South East +9 60 £35,000 +12.00% 7
East of England +26 35 £35,000 -6.66% 2
West Midlands +15 29 £30,000 -7.69% 3
North West +21 17 £35,000 -12.50% 1
East Midlands -8 11 £23,626 -24.39% 2
South West -15 9 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Yorkshire +1 7 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Midlands - 1 - -
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, QA Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 730 (100.00%) QA
2 413 (56.58%) Agile Software Development
3 338 (46.30%) Selenium
4 239 (32.74%) SQL
5 211 (28.90%) Java
6 193 (26.44%) Manual Testing
7 192 (26.30%) ISEB
8 183 (25.07%) Software Testing
9 181 (24.79%) C#
10 170 (23.29%) Finance
11 167 (22.88%) Scrum
12 166 (22.74%) Automation Testing
13 160 (21.92%) Automated Testing
14 156 (21.37%) Test Scripting
15 154 (21.10%) ISTQB
16 147 (20.14%) JIRA
17 141 (19.32%) Test Automation
17 141 (19.32%) Regression Testing
18 136 (18.63%) BDD
19 124 (16.99%) Cucumber
20 119 (16.30%) Microsoft
21 116 (15.89%) Functional Testing
22 110 (15.07%) .NET
23 107 (14.66%) WebDriver
24 92 (12.60%) User Acceptance Testing
25 91 (12.47%) Degree
26 86 (11.78%) SoapUI
27 81 (11.10%) Test Strategy
28 76 (10.41%) Unix
29 75 (10.27%) JMeter

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (2.47%) Confluence
2 10 (1.37%) CMS
3 5 (0.68%) Drupal
3 5 (0.68%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.41%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.27%) SAS
5 2 (0.27%) WordPress
6 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.14%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.14%) IIS
6 1 (0.14%) JBoss
6 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.64%) MS Office
3 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.27%) Magento
2 2 (0.27%) Shopify
3 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.92%) SaaS
2 7 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.55%) Heroku
3 4 (0.55%) Trello
4 2 (0.27%) Basecamp
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.92%) VoIP
2 10 (1.37%) HTTP
3 8 (1.10%) HTTPS
3 8 (1.10%) Internet
4 5 (0.68%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.27%) Intranet
6 1 (0.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.21%) MySQL
3 16 (2.19%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (1.37%) MongoDB
6 9 (1.23%) Big Data
7 8 (1.10%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.55%) JasperReports
9 4 (0.55%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.41%) DB2
10 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.14%) QlikView
12 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 338 (46.30%) Selenium
2 147 (20.14%) JIRA
3 124 (16.99%) Cucumber
4 107 (14.66%) WebDriver
5 86 (11.78%) SoapUI
6 75 (10.27%) JMeter
7 72 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 66 (9.04%) Jenkins
9 47 (6.44%) LoadRunner
9 47 (6.44%) SpecFlow
10 46 (6.30%) Git (software)
11 39 (5.34%) Appium
12 36 (4.93%) HP UFT
13 29 (3.97%) FitNesse
14 26 (3.56%) JUnit
15 22 (3.01%) Fiddler
15 22 (3.01%) Mercurial
16 19 (2.60%) WATIR
17 18 (2.47%) Hudson
17 18 (2.47%) NeoLoad
General
1 170 (23.29%) Finance
2 38 (5.21%) Telecoms
3 32 (4.38%) Games
4 24 (3.29%) Marketing
5 19 (2.60%) Law
6 18 (2.47%) Publishing
7 16 (2.19%) Banking
8 13 (1.78%) Retail
9 12 (1.64%) Back Office
10 9 (1.23%) Electronics
10 9 (1.23%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.23%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.96%) Front Office
11 7 (0.96%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.55%) Advertising
12 4 (0.55%) Automotive
12 4 (0.55%) Legal
13 3 (0.41%) Local Government
14 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (15.07%) .NET
2 62 (8.49%) XML
3 51 (6.99%) SOAP
4 48 (6.58%) HTML
5 44 (6.03%) Web Services
6 42 (5.75%) REST
7 25 (3.42%) CSS
8 18 (2.47%) Gherkin
9 17 (2.33%) RESTful
10 15 (2.05%) .NET Framework
11 14 (1.92%) HTML5
12 13 (1.78%) JSON
13 11 (1.51%) J2EE
14 8 (1.10%) FIX Protocol
14 8 (1.10%) jQuery
14 8 (1.10%) XHTML
15 7 (0.96%) AngularJS
16 6 (0.82%) ASP.NET
17 5 (0.68%) Middleware
17 5 (0.68%) React
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.77%) Mobile App
2 62 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (6.16%) Computer Science
4 27 (3.70%) User Experience
5 17 (2.33%) iPad
6 15 (2.05%) Equities
7 13 (1.78%) Online Games
8 12 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.10%) Fintech
10 8 (1.10%) Spread Betting
11 7 (0.96%) Derivative
11 7 (0.96%) Digital Media
11 7 (0.96%) Fixed Income
12 6 (0.82%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.82%) Contract for Difference
12 6 (0.82%) Wiki
13 5 (0.68%) PMI
13 5 (0.68%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 76 (10.41%) Unix
2 68 (9.32%) Linux
3 61 (8.36%) Windows
4 32 (4.38%) Android
4 32 (4.38%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.37%) Solaris
5 10 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.23%) Kali Linux
7 7 (0.96%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.27%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (56.58%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (26.44%) Manual Testing
3 183 (25.07%) Software Testing
4 167 (22.88%) Scrum
5 166 (22.74%) Automation Testing
6 160 (21.92%) Automated Testing
7 156 (21.37%) Test Scripting
8 141 (19.32%) Regression Testing
8 141 (19.32%) Test Automation
9 136 (18.63%) BDD
10 116 (15.89%) Functional Testing
11 92 (12.60%) User Acceptance Testing
12 81 (11.10%) Test Strategy
13 74 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
13 74 (10.14%) SDLC
13 74 (10.14%) TDD
14 57 (7.81%) Performance Testing
15 51 (6.99%) Defect Management
16 45 (6.16%) Non-Functional Testing
17 42 (5.75%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 239 (32.74%) SQL
2 211 (28.90%) Java
3 181 (24.79%) C#
4 69 (9.45%) Ruby
5 62 (8.49%) JavaScript
6 47 (6.44%) Python
7 33 (4.52%) Perl
8 29 (3.97%) Shell Script
9 16 (2.19%) Bash Shell
10 15 (2.05%) C++
11 13 (1.78%) C
11 13 (1.78%) PHP
12 12 (1.64%) VB
13 11 (1.51%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.10%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.10%) VBScript
15 5 (0.68%) Groovy
15 5 (0.68%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.55%) Scala
17 2 (0.27%) R
Qualifications
1 192 (26.30%) ISEB
2 154 (21.10%) ISTQB
3 91 (12.47%) Degree
4 49 (6.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.68%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) PhD
6 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 730 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (1.64%) SDET
3 7 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.68%) MiFID
5 4 (0.55%) HL7
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.27%) Terminal Services
2 2 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.82%) CA Service Virtualization
3 5 (0.68%) Nagios
3 5 (0.68%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 119 (16.30%) Microsoft
2 32 (4.38%) HP
2 32 (4.38%) Oracle
3 10 (1.37%) Red Hat
4 9 (1.23%) SAP
5 8 (1.10%) Splunk
6 7 (0.96%) VMware
7 6 (0.82%) CA
7 6 (0.82%) IBM
8 4 (0.55%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.55%) Qualys
9 3 (0.41%) Rally
9 3 (0.41%) StreamBase
10 2 (0.27%) Adobe
10 2 (0.27%) Apple
10 2 (0.27%) Borland
10 2 (0.27%) Citrix
10 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.27%) Sybase
11 1 (0.14%) ATG
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £40,000 + 10%
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Salary: £25,000 + Benefits
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ReThink Recruitment
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First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + GAIN Automation
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
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Harrington Starr
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London
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South West London
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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City of London
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
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London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
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City of London
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