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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 567 581 466
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -115
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 325 276 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.27% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.29% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 283 246 414
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
- +8.52%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103361 95969 105981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.24% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85252 80299 91558
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -27 183 £42,500 -15.00% 15
South East +13 75 £40,000 +14.28% 6
East of England +7 16 £35,000 +7.69% 1
North West +6 15 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Yorkshire -45 13 £30,750 -2.38% 5
East Midlands +1 12 £32,500 -13.33% 2
South West -12 10 £37,500 -11.76%
West Midlands -9 9 £35,000 -
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 768 (100.00%) QA
2 296 (38.54%) Finance
3 294 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
4 293 (38.15%) Selenium
5 271 (35.29%) SQL
6 247 (32.16%) Degree
7 241 (31.38%) Test Scripting
8 223 (29.04%) Software Testing
9 194 (25.26%) ISEB
10 186 (24.22%) Test Automation
11 172 (22.40%) C#
11 172 (22.40%) Java
12 162 (21.09%) Automated Testing
13 152 (19.79%) .NET
14 134 (17.45%) Computer Science
14 134 (17.45%) Automation Testing
15 132 (17.19%) Regression Testing
16 125 (16.28%) Microsoft
17 124 (16.15%) User Acceptance Testing
18 122 (15.89%) Manual Testing
19 118 (15.36%) QuickTest Pro
20 116 (15.10%) Test Strategy
21 110 (14.32%) HP Quality Center
22 105 (13.67%) SQL Server
23 98 (12.76%) WebDriver
24 96 (12.50%) ISTQB
25 88 (11.46%) Mathematics
26 83 (10.81%) Scrum
27 73 (9.51%) Web Services
28 72 (9.38%) TDD

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (1.30%) ColdFusion
2 9 (1.17%) Confluence
3 3 (0.39%) CMS
4 2 (0.26%) IIS
4 2 (0.26%) Apache
4 2 (0.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.26%) Node.js
4 2 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.13%) Drupal
5 1 (0.13%) Mule
Applications
1 35 (4.56%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.69%) MS Office
3 6 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.39%) SimCorp Dimension
1 3 (0.39%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.26%) SunGard APT
2 2 (0.26%) FastVal
2 2 (0.26%) Monis
2 2 (0.26%) Cordys
3 1 (0.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.65%) SaaS
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.47%) Internet
2 8 (1.04%) 3G
2 8 (1.04%) Broadband
3 6 (0.78%) HTTP
4 4 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 18 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.30%) MySQL
6 5 (0.65%) SQLPlus
7 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.26%) Adabas
9 2 (0.26%) Big Data
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.13%) SSDT
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.13%) Redis
10 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.13%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 293 (38.15%) Selenium
2 118 (15.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 98 (12.76%) WebDriver
4 67 (8.72%) Cucumber
5 61 (7.94%) TestComplete
6 60 (7.81%) JIRA
7 50 (6.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 49 (6.38%) Visual Studio
9 47 (6.12%) NUnit
10 45 (5.86%) FitNesse
11 41 (5.34%) WinRunner
12 27 (3.52%) SoapUI
13 22 (2.86%) Bugzilla
14 20 (2.60%) WATIR
14 20 (2.60%) Jenkins
14 20 (2.60%) Ranorex
15 19 (2.47%) JUnit
16 15 (1.95%) Subversion
17 13 (1.69%) JMeter
18 12 (1.56%) SilkTest
General
1 296 (38.54%) Finance
2 59 (7.68%) Banking
3 36 (4.69%) Investment Banking
4 28 (3.65%) Front Office
5 25 (3.26%) Retail
6 23 (2.99%) Financial Institution
7 20 (2.60%) Telecoms
8 19 (2.47%) Marketing
9 10 (1.30%) Legal
10 8 (1.04%) Back Office
11 7 (0.91%) Advertising
12 5 (0.65%) Games
13 4 (0.52%) Publishing
14 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.26%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.13%) Billing
16 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (19.79%) .NET
2 73 (9.51%) Web Services
3 66 (8.59%) XML
4 62 (8.07%) HTML
5 30 (3.91%) SOAP
6 26 (3.39%) Apache Flex
7 25 (3.26%) CSS
8 22 (2.86%) HTML5
9 18 (2.34%) .NET Framework
10 13 (1.69%) WSDL
10 13 (1.69%) Middleware
10 13 (1.69%) J2EE
10 13 (1.69%) Gherkin
11 11 (1.43%) jQuery
12 10 (1.30%) CSS3
12 10 (1.30%) XSD
13 8 (1.04%) ODBC
13 8 (1.04%) REST
14 7 (0.91%) WCF
14 7 (0.91%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 134 (17.45%) Computer Science
2 88 (11.46%) Mathematics
3 39 (5.08%) Client/Server
4 32 (4.17%) Derivative
5 31 (4.04%) Equities
6 21 (2.73%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.56%) Smartphone
8 12 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (1.43%) Open Source
10 10 (1.30%) Hedge funds
11 9 (1.17%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.17%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.04%) NHS
13 7 (0.91%) Social Media
14 6 (0.78%) FMCG
15 5 (0.65%) Fat Client
15 5 (0.65%) Thin Client
15 5 (0.65%) SWIFT
15 5 (0.65%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (6.77%) UNIX
2 43 (5.60%) Windows
3 30 (3.91%) Linux
4 15 (1.95%) Android
5 14 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.52%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.39%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.39%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.39%) Windows Vista
7 3 (0.39%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (31.38%) Test Scripting
3 223 (29.04%) Software Testing
4 186 (24.22%) Test Automation
5 162 (21.09%) Automated Testing
6 134 (17.45%) Automation Testing
7 132 (17.19%) Regression Testing
8 124 (16.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 122 (15.89%) Manual Testing
10 116 (15.10%) Test Strategy
11 83 (10.81%) Scrum
12 72 (9.38%) TDD
13 59 (7.68%) System Testing
14 58 (7.55%) OO
15 51 (6.64%) E-Commerce
15 51 (6.64%) Performance Testing
16 49 (6.38%) BDD
17 44 (5.73%) Unit Testing
17 44 (5.73%) Project Management
18 41 (5.34%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 271 (35.29%) SQL
2 172 (22.40%) C#
2 172 (22.40%) Java
3 64 (8.33%) C++
4 54 (7.03%) JavaScript
5 37 (4.82%) Python
6 34 (4.43%) VBScript
7 31 (4.04%) VB
8 23 (2.99%) Perl
8 23 (2.99%) Ruby
9 19 (2.47%) Delphi
10 18 (2.34%) PHP
11 12 (1.56%) PowerHouse
12 11 (1.43%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.04%) Groovy
14 7 (0.91%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.78%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.65%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.52%) C
17 4 (0.52%) F#
Qualifications
1 247 (32.16%) Degree
2 194 (25.26%) ISEB
3 96 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 40 (5.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.52%) HND
5 4 (0.52%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.13%) CSSLP
6 1 (0.13%) CISSP
6 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.13%) CISM
6 1 (0.13%) CEH
6 1 (0.13%) PhD
6 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 768 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (0.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 110 (14.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 125 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 57 (7.42%) HP
3 25 (3.26%) Oracle
4 17 (2.21%) SunGard
5 12 (1.56%) VMware
6 5 (0.65%) BT
7 3 (0.39%) Wall Street Systems
7 3 (0.39%) SimCorp
7 3 (0.39%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.39%) Charles River
7 3 (0.39%) JBoss
8 2 (0.26%) Progress
8 2 (0.26%) Sybase
9 1 (0.13%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.13%) Apple
9 1 (0.13%) Remedy
9 1 (0.13%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.13%) Green Hat
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per day + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Three
Salary: £Competitive + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Ex Benefits
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