The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 779 802 662
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -140
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 97 64 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.063% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.067% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 83 61 188
Average salary £36,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
QA Test 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
100964 96111 101551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83367 80755 87205
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,520 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst across the England region.

QA Test Analyst Salary Trend in England

QA Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

QA Test Analyst Salary Histogram in England

QA Test 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 Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 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 +21 38 £50,000 +25.00% 4
South East +16 33 £32,000 -12.32% 1
East of England -5 14 £30,000 -9.09% 1
North West -20 9 £33,250 +33.00% 3
West Midlands -18 3 £35,000 -12.50% 1
South West -22 2 £24,250 -23.01% 1
QA Test Analyst
UK

QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 214 (100.00%) QA
2 101 (47.20%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (43.93%) Finance
4 87 (40.65%) SQL
5 82 (38.32%) Selenium
6 65 (30.37%) Manual Testing
7 64 (29.91%) Software Testing
8 63 (29.44%) Automated Testing
9 62 (28.97%) Test Scripting
10 58 (27.10%) ISEB
10 58 (27.10%) Degree
11 47 (21.96%) Java
12 45 (21.03%) .NET
12 45 (21.03%) Computer Science
13 42 (19.63%) Test Automation
14 34 (15.89%) JIRA
15 33 (15.42%) C#
15 33 (15.42%) Test Planning
16 32 (14.95%) Microsoft
16 32 (14.95%) WebDriver
17 31 (14.49%) Cucumber
17 31 (14.49%) SQL Server
18 29 (13.55%) TDD
19 28 (13.08%) QuickTest Pro
20 27 (12.62%) XML
21 26 (12.15%) HP Quality Center
21 26 (12.15%) User Acceptance Testing
22 25 (11.68%) ISTQB
22 25 (11.68%) Regression Testing
23 22 (10.28%) Scrum

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.40%) IIS
1 3 (1.40%) Confluence
2 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.47%) JBoss
3 1 (0.47%) Apache
3 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.87%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.93%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (3.27%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (1.87%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.93%) Servitor
3 2 (0.93%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.93%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.27%) HTTP
2 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.93%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.47%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (4.21%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.40%) Pentaho
6 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.93%) Big Data
6 2 (0.93%) QlikView
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.47%) Adabas
7 1 (0.47%) MySQL
7 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 82 (38.32%) Selenium
2 34 (15.89%) JIRA
3 32 (14.95%) WebDriver
4 31 (14.49%) Cucumber
5 28 (13.08%) QuickTest Pro
6 16 (7.48%) SpecFlow
7 14 (6.54%) Git (software)
7 14 (6.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (5.14%) JMeter
8 11 (5.14%) FitNesse
9 10 (4.67%) Subversion
10 8 (3.74%) SoapUI
11 6 (2.80%) Jasmine
11 6 (2.80%) Grunt
11 6 (2.80%) Visual Studio
12 5 (2.34%) Capybara
12 5 (2.34%) Jenkins
12 5 (2.34%) JUnit
13 4 (1.87%) Spock
13 4 (1.87%) eggPlant
General
1 94 (43.93%) Finance
2 15 (7.01%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.01%) Banking
2 15 (7.01%) Retail
3 10 (4.67%) Marketing
4 9 (4.21%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.34%) Games
6 4 (1.87%) Billing
6 4 (1.87%) Advertising
7 3 (1.40%) Legal
8 2 (0.93%) Front Office
9 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (21.03%) .NET
2 27 (12.62%) XML
3 22 (10.28%) Web Services
4 20 (9.35%) SOAP
5 11 (5.14%) XSD
5 11 (5.14%) WSDL
6 10 (4.67%) HTML
7 7 (3.27%) CSS
7 7 (3.27%) JSON
8 6 (2.80%) WCF
8 6 (2.80%) LINQ
8 6 (2.80%) jQuery
8 6 (2.80%) REST
8 6 (2.80%) Backbone.js
8 6 (2.80%) Sass
9 4 (1.87%) Middleware
9 4 (1.87%) JMS
10 3 (1.40%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.93%) J2EE
12 1 (0.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 45 (21.03%) Computer Science
2 19 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.07%) Derivative
4 12 (5.61%) Open Source
5 11 (5.14%) Mathematics
6 9 (4.21%) Equities
7 8 (3.74%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.80%) FMCG
9 4 (1.87%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.40%) User Experience
10 3 (1.40%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.93%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (0.93%) NHS
11 2 (0.93%) iPad
11 2 (0.93%) Online Games
12 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.47%) Physics
12 1 (0.47%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.94%) UNIX
1 17 (7.94%) Windows
2 14 (6.54%) Linux
3 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.47%) Android
4 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (47.20%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (30.37%) Manual Testing
3 64 (29.91%) Software Testing
4 63 (29.44%) Automated Testing
5 62 (28.97%) Test Scripting
6 42 (19.63%) Test Automation
7 33 (15.42%) Test Planning
8 29 (13.55%) TDD
9 26 (12.15%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (11.68%) Regression Testing
11 22 (10.28%) Scrum
11 22 (10.28%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (9.81%) Multithreading
12 21 (9.81%) System Testing
12 21 (9.81%) BDD
12 21 (9.81%) Test Strategy
13 18 (8.41%) Test Management
14 15 (7.01%) Automation Testing
14 15 (7.01%) OO
15 14 (6.54%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (40.65%) SQL
2 47 (21.96%) Java
3 33 (15.42%) C#
4 22 (10.28%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.14%) C++
5 11 (5.14%) Python
6 9 (4.21%) Ruby
7 6 (2.80%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.87%) VBScript
9 2 (0.93%) PHP
9 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.93%) F#
9 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.47%) COBOL
10 1 (0.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 58 (27.10%) ISEB
1 58 (27.10%) Degree
2 25 (11.68%) ISTQB
3 16 (7.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.87%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (1.87%) GAAP
3 2 (0.93%) SLA
3 2 (0.93%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 26 (12.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (14.95%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.35%) HP
3 11 (5.14%) Oracle
4 3 (1.40%) Informatica
4 3 (1.40%) Ab Initio
5 2 (0.93%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.47%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.47%) VMware
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits package
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
JP Specialist Contracts
Salary: £40000 per annum + + 6% Bonus + Pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Godalming
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: Very Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 23 days ago