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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 558 533 602
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +69
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 335 456 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.45% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.46% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 277 402 333
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
85450 98627 102847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.26% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 72111 82982 83883
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 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +35 169 £42,500 -15.00% 23
South East +15 61 £35,000 +7.69% 6
West Midlands -6 30 £32,000 -1.53% 2
East of England +9 28 £32,500 -16.12% 2
North West +3 22 £30,500 -10.29% 2
Yorkshire +4 16 £40,000 +23.07% 3
East Midlands +5 8 £23,670 -19.07% 2
South West -22 1 £28,500 -5.00% 1
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 682 (100.00%) QA
2 401 (58.80%) Agile Software Development
3 305 (44.72%) Selenium
4 228 (33.43%) SQL
5 179 (26.25%) Manual Testing
6 174 (25.51%) C#
7 171 (25.07%) ISEB
8 166 (24.34%) Finance
9 161 (23.61%) Software Testing
10 158 (23.17%) Scrum
10 158 (23.17%) Java
11 148 (21.70%) Test Scripting
12 147 (21.55%) JIRA
13 140 (20.53%) Automation Testing
14 138 (20.23%) Automated Testing
15 137 (20.09%) ISTQB
16 132 (19.35%) Cucumber
17 119 (17.45%) Test Automation
18 117 (17.16%) Regression Testing
19 116 (17.01%) BDD
20 108 (15.84%) Microsoft
21 103 (15.10%) .NET
22 83 (12.17%) Functional Testing
22 83 (12.17%) Team Foundation Server
23 81 (11.88%) WebDriver
24 76 (11.14%) SoapUI
25 74 (10.85%) Degree
26 73 (10.70%) SDLC
27 68 (9.97%) User Acceptance Testing
27 68 (9.97%) Mobile App

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 24 (3.52%) Confluence
2 7 (1.03%) CMS
3 4 (0.59%) Drupal
4 3 (0.44%) SAS
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.29%) WordPress
6 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.15%) IIS
6 1 (0.15%) JBoss
6 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.29%) Magento
2 2 (0.29%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.61%) SaaS
2 5 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.59%) Heroku
3 4 (0.59%) Trello
4 2 (0.29%) Basecamp
4 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.05%) HTTP
2 13 (1.91%) HTTPS
3 7 (1.03%) VoIP
4 4 (0.59%) PuTTY
5 3 (0.44%) Internet
6 2 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.16%) MySQL
3 17 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.03%) Big Data
4 7 (1.03%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.59%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.44%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.15%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.15%) DB2
9 1 (0.15%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 305 (44.72%) Selenium
2 147 (21.55%) JIRA
3 132 (19.35%) Cucumber
4 83 (12.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 81 (11.88%) WebDriver
6 76 (11.14%) SoapUI
7 59 (8.65%) JMeter
8 47 (6.89%) LoadRunner
9 45 (6.60%) SpecFlow
10 44 (6.45%) Jenkins
11 39 (5.72%) HP UFT
12 30 (4.40%) Appium
12 30 (4.40%) Fiddler
13 28 (4.11%) FitNesse
13 28 (4.11%) Git (software)
14 22 (3.23%) Visual Studio
15 21 (3.08%) JUnit
16 19 (2.79%) NeoLoad
17 13 (1.91%) MSTest
17 13 (1.91%) TestNG
General
1 166 (24.34%) Finance
2 34 (4.99%) Games
3 23 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.93%) Marketing
5 14 (2.05%) Publishing
6 13 (1.91%) Law
6 13 (1.91%) Retail
7 12 (1.76%) Banking
8 10 (1.47%) Back Office
9 8 (1.17%) Front Office
10 7 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.88%) Electronics
11 6 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.73%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.59%) Advertising
13 4 (0.59%) Automotive
13 4 (0.59%) Legal
14 3 (0.44%) Local Government
15 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.29%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (15.10%) .NET
2 54 (7.92%) XML
3 42 (6.16%) HTML
4 36 (5.28%) Web Services
5 35 (5.13%) REST
6 32 (4.69%) SOAP
7 25 (3.67%) CSS
8 22 (3.23%) Gherkin
9 13 (1.91%) .NET Framework
10 10 (1.47%) HTML5
11 7 (1.03%) RESTful
12 6 (0.88%) ASP.NET
12 6 (0.88%) J2EE
13 5 (0.73%) jQuery
13 5 (0.73%) JSON
13 5 (0.73%) Node.js
13 5 (0.73%) XHTML
14 4 (0.59%) Ajax
14 4 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
14 4 (0.59%) React
Miscellaneous
1 68 (9.97%) Mobile App
2 61 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (5.57%) Computer Science
4 30 (4.40%) User Experience
5 15 (2.20%) Contract for Difference
6 13 (1.91%) Online Games
7 11 (1.61%) Equities
7 11 (1.61%) iPad
8 10 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.32%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.03%) Spread Betting
11 6 (0.88%) Derivative
11 6 (0.88%) Driving Licence
11 6 (0.88%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.88%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.73%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.73%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.59%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.59%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 58 (8.50%) Unix
2 52 (7.62%) Windows
3 40 (5.87%) Linux
4 36 (5.28%) Android
5 35 (5.13%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.73%) Kali Linux
8 3 (0.44%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.44%) Solaris
8 3 (0.44%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (58.80%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (26.25%) Manual Testing
3 161 (23.61%) Software Testing
4 158 (23.17%) Scrum
5 148 (21.70%) Test Scripting
6 140 (20.53%) Automation Testing
7 138 (20.23%) Automated Testing
8 119 (17.45%) Test Automation
9 117 (17.16%) Regression Testing
10 116 (17.01%) BDD
11 83 (12.17%) Functional Testing
12 73 (10.70%) SDLC
13 68 (9.97%) User Acceptance Testing
14 62 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
15 60 (8.80%) Test Strategy
16 55 (8.06%) TDD
17 52 (7.62%) Performance Testing
18 48 (7.04%) Exploratory Testing
19 46 (6.74%) Defect Management
20 41 (6.01%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 228 (33.43%) SQL
2 174 (25.51%) C#
3 158 (23.17%) Java
4 53 (7.77%) JavaScript
5 32 (4.69%) Ruby
6 28 (4.11%) Shell Script
7 26 (3.81%) Python
8 19 (2.79%) Perl
9 13 (1.91%) T-SQL
10 12 (1.76%) Bash Shell
10 12 (1.76%) VB
11 11 (1.61%) PHP
11 11 (1.61%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.17%) C++
12 8 (1.17%) VBScript
13 7 (1.03%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.73%) C
15 4 (0.59%) Groovy
16 3 (0.44%) R
16 3 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 171 (25.07%) ISEB
2 137 (20.09%) ISTQB
3 74 (10.85%) Degree
4 33 (4.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.44%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 682 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (1.91%) SDET
3 8 (1.17%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) MiFID
5 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.29%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 20 (2.93%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.88%) CA Service Virtualization
3 4 (0.59%) Nagios
3 4 (0.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 108 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.96%) Oracle
3 24 (3.52%) HP
4 6 (0.88%) CA
4 6 (0.88%) SAP
5 5 (0.73%) VMware
6 4 (0.59%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (0.59%) Splunk
7 3 (0.44%) Borland
7 3 (0.44%) Rally
7 3 (0.44%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.29%) Adobe
8 2 (0.29%) Apple
8 2 (0.29%) Citrix
8 2 (0.29%) IBM
8 2 (0.29%) Qualys
9 1 (0.15%) Green Hat
9 1 (0.15%) hybris
9 1 (0.15%) StreamBase
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + start up mentality
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension + 10% bonus + 25 days hol
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: Test Engineer / QA Test Analyst Kingston to £60k
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
MatchesFashion.com
Salary: plus excellent company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Wimbledon
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London, SE1
Kobalt Music
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + GAIN Lead/Principle QA
Posted: 10 days ago
South East London
Good & Co
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 16 days ago