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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 780 801 671
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -130
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 98 61 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.060% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.064% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85 58 190
Average salary £36,500 £35,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.09% -4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,950 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -4.61%
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
100718 95501 103305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.44% 94.50% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83018 80165 88637
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 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 21 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 -5 40 £50,000 +25.00% 4
South East +22 32 £30,000 -16.08% 4
East of England -10 14 £30,000 -9.09% 1
North West -7 8 £33,250 +33.00% 4
West Midlands -23 3 £35,000 -1.40% 1
South West -21 2 £24,250 -23.01% 1
Yorkshire -26 1 £31,500 +26.00%
QA Test Analyst
UK

QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 213 (100.00%) QA
2 100 (46.95%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (44.13%) Finance
4 88 (41.31%) SQL
5 79 (37.09%) Selenium
6 67 (31.46%) Software Testing
7 63 (29.58%) Manual Testing
8 62 (29.11%) Test Scripting
9 60 (28.17%) Automated Testing
10 59 (27.70%) Degree
11 57 (26.76%) ISEB
12 48 (22.54%) Java
13 46 (21.60%) Computer Science
14 45 (21.13%) .NET
15 44 (20.66%) Test Automation
16 33 (15.49%) JIRA
16 33 (15.49%) Test Planning
17 32 (15.02%) Microsoft
18 31 (14.55%) C#
18 31 (14.55%) Cucumber
19 30 (14.08%) WebDriver
19 30 (14.08%) SQL Server
20 29 (13.62%) QuickTest Pro
21 28 (13.15%) TDD
22 27 (12.68%) XML
23 26 (12.21%) User Acceptance Testing
24 25 (11.74%) ISTQB
24 25 (11.74%) HP Quality Center
24 25 (11.74%) Regression Testing
25 23 (10.80%) Test Strategy

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (1.41%) Confluence
2 2 (0.94%) IIS
2 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.47%) Apache
3 1 (0.47%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.88%) MS Office
3 2 (0.94%) Mingle
3 2 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.29%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (1.88%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.94%) Servitor
3 2 (0.94%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.94%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.41%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.29%) HTTP
2 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.94%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.47%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (4.23%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.94%) Pentaho
5 2 (0.94%) Big Data
5 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.94%) QlikView
5 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.47%) Adabas
6 1 (0.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 79 (37.09%) Selenium
2 33 (15.49%) JIRA
3 31 (14.55%) Cucumber
4 30 (14.08%) WebDriver
5 29 (13.62%) QuickTest Pro
6 16 (7.51%) SpecFlow
7 15 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (6.10%) Git (software)
9 11 (5.16%) JMeter
9 11 (5.16%) FitNesse
10 10 (4.69%) Subversion
11 8 (3.76%) SoapUI
12 6 (2.82%) Grunt
12 6 (2.82%) Jasmine
13 5 (2.35%) Capybara
13 5 (2.35%) Jenkins
13 5 (2.35%) JUnit
13 5 (2.35%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.88%) Bugzilla
14 4 (1.88%) jMock
General
1 94 (44.13%) Finance
2 16 (7.51%) Banking
3 15 (7.04%) Retail
3 15 (7.04%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.69%) Marketing
4 10 (4.69%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.35%) Games
6 4 (1.88%) Advertising
6 4 (1.88%) Billing
7 3 (1.41%) Legal
8 2 (0.94%) Front Office
9 1 (0.47%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (21.13%) .NET
2 27 (12.68%) XML
3 21 (9.86%) Web Services
4 20 (9.39%) SOAP
5 11 (5.16%) WSDL
5 11 (5.16%) XSD
6 10 (4.69%) HTML
7 7 (3.29%) JSON
7 7 (3.29%) CSS
8 6 (2.82%) REST
8 6 (2.82%) Backbone.js
8 6 (2.82%) Sass
8 6 (2.82%) WCF
8 6 (2.82%) LINQ
8 6 (2.82%) jQuery
9 4 (1.88%) JMS
9 4 (1.88%) Middleware
10 3 (1.41%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.94%) J2EE
12 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 46 (21.60%) Computer Science
2 20 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.10%) Derivative
4 12 (5.63%) Open Source
4 12 (5.63%) Mathematics
5 10 (4.69%) Equities
6 9 (4.23%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.82%) FMCG
8 4 (1.88%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.88%) User Experience
9 3 (1.41%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.41%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.94%) NHS
10 2 (0.94%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (0.94%) iPad
10 2 (0.94%) Online Games
11 1 (0.47%) Physics
11 1 (0.47%) iPhone
11 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.45%) UNIX
2 16 (7.51%) Windows
3 13 (6.10%) Linux
4 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.47%) Android
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (46.95%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (31.46%) Software Testing
3 63 (29.58%) Manual Testing
4 62 (29.11%) Test Scripting
5 60 (28.17%) Automated Testing
6 44 (20.66%) Test Automation
7 33 (15.49%) Test Planning
8 28 (13.15%) TDD
9 26 (12.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (11.74%) Regression Testing
11 23 (10.80%) Test Strategy
12 22 (10.33%) Scrum
13 21 (9.86%) System Testing
14 20 (9.39%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (9.39%) Multithreading
14 20 (9.39%) BDD
15 18 (8.45%) Test Management
16 15 (7.04%) Automation Testing
16 15 (7.04%) OO
17 13 (6.10%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (41.31%) SQL
2 48 (22.54%) Java
3 31 (14.55%) C#
4 22 (10.33%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.16%) Python
5 11 (5.16%) C++
6 9 (4.23%) Ruby
7 6 (2.82%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.88%) VBScript
9 2 (0.94%) PHP
9 2 (0.94%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.94%) F#
10 1 (0.47%) COBOL
10 1 (0.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 59 (27.70%) Degree
2 57 (26.76%) ISEB
3 25 (11.74%) ISTQB
4 16 (7.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.88%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (1.88%) GAAP
3 2 (0.94%) SLA
3 2 (0.94%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 25 (11.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (15.02%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.92%) HP
3 11 (5.16%) Oracle
4 2 (0.94%) Informatica
4 2 (0.94%) Ab Initio
4 2 (0.94%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.47%) VMware
5 1 (0.47%) Fidessa
West Midlands
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
JP Specialist Contracts
Salary: £40000 per annum + + 6% Bonus + Pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Godalming
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
MPP Global Solutions LTD
Salary: Very Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Brighton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £23,000 - £28,000 + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 26 days ago