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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 760 773 701
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 112 80 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.080% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.085% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 95 73 159
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 -14 59 £48,750 +14.70% 1
South East +13 36 £30,000 -33.33% 3
East of England -21 8 £30,000 -7.69% 2
West Midlands -13 4 £30,250 -2.41%
North West -20 3 £31,500 +14.54% 1
East Midlands -4 2 £26,250 -19.23% 1
South West -28 1 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire -34 1 £31,500 +26.00% 1
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QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 241 (100.00%) QA
2 127 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (46.06%) Finance
4 91 (37.76%) SQL
5 79 (32.78%) Selenium
5 79 (32.78%) Software Testing
6 72 (29.88%) Degree
6 72 (29.88%) Test Scripting
6 72 (29.88%) Manual Testing
7 65 (26.97%) ISEB
8 63 (26.14%) .NET
9 58 (24.07%) Computer Science
10 56 (23.24%) Automated Testing
11 55 (22.82%) Java
12 53 (21.99%) Test Automation
13 46 (19.09%) C#
14 38 (15.77%) SQL Server
15 36 (14.94%) Cucumber
15 36 (14.94%) User Acceptance Testing
16 35 (14.52%) JIRA
16 35 (14.52%) Scrum
17 34 (14.11%) Microsoft
17 34 (14.11%) QuickTest Pro
18 32 (13.28%) Regression Testing
18 32 (13.28%) TDD
19 30 (12.45%) ISTQB
19 30 (12.45%) Test Strategy
19 30 (12.45%) Test Planning
20 29 (12.03%) WebDriver
21 27 (11.20%) XML

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (3.32%) Confluence
2 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.41%) IIS
3 1 (0.41%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.24%) MS Office
3 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.90%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (1.66%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.83%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.83%) Servitor
3 2 (0.83%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.83%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.49%) HTTP
2 4 (1.66%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.41%) Internet
3 1 (0.41%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.83%) Big Data
5 2 (0.83%) QlikView
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.41%) MySQL
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.41%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 79 (32.78%) Selenium
2 36 (14.94%) Cucumber
3 35 (14.52%) JIRA
4 34 (14.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 29 (12.03%) WebDriver
6 15 (6.22%) SpecFlow
7 13 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (5.39%) FitNesse
8 12 (4.98%) Git (software)
9 10 (4.15%) SoapUI
9 10 (4.15%) JMeter
10 8 (3.32%) Subversion
10 8 (3.32%) WatiN
11 7 (2.90%) Visual Studio
12 6 (2.49%) NUnit
12 6 (2.49%) Jasmine
12 6 (2.49%) Grunt
13 5 (2.07%) Capybara
13 5 (2.07%) Jenkins
13 5 (2.07%) JUnit
General
1 111 (46.06%) Finance
2 20 (8.30%) Banking
3 17 (7.05%) Retail
4 15 (6.22%) Telecoms
5 13 (5.39%) Investment Banking
6 12 (4.98%) Marketing
7 4 (1.66%) Billing
7 4 (1.66%) Games
7 4 (1.66%) Advertising
8 3 (1.24%) Legal
8 3 (1.24%) Front Office
9 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (26.14%) .NET
2 27 (11.20%) XML
3 24 (9.96%) SOAP
4 21 (8.71%) Web Services
5 11 (4.56%) XSD
5 11 (4.56%) WSDL
5 11 (4.56%) HTML
6 9 (3.73%) CSS
7 8 (3.32%) REST
8 6 (2.49%) Backbone.js
8 6 (2.49%) Sass
8 6 (2.49%) WCF
8 6 (2.49%) LINQ
8 6 (2.49%) jQuery
8 6 (2.49%) Middleware
8 6 (2.49%) JSON
9 4 (1.66%) JMS
10 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.41%) COM
11 1 (0.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 58 (24.07%) Computer Science
2 23 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (9.13%) Derivative
4 18 (7.47%) Mathematics
5 14 (5.81%) Equities
6 13 (5.39%) Mobile App
7 12 (4.98%) Open Source
8 6 (2.49%) User Experience
8 6 (2.49%) FMCG
9 4 (1.66%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.66%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.24%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.24%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.24%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (0.83%) Online Games
11 2 (0.83%) iPad
12 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.88%) UNIX
2 15 (6.22%) Windows
3 10 (4.15%) Linux
4 4 (1.66%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.24%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (32.78%) Software Testing
3 72 (29.88%) Test Scripting
3 72 (29.88%) Manual Testing
4 56 (23.24%) Automated Testing
5 53 (21.99%) Test Automation
6 36 (14.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 35 (14.52%) Scrum
8 32 (13.28%) Regression Testing
8 32 (13.28%) TDD
9 30 (12.45%) Test Strategy
9 30 (12.45%) Test Planning
10 26 (10.79%) System Testing
10 26 (10.79%) Multithreading
11 21 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (7.88%) OO
13 18 (7.47%) Web Testing
13 18 (7.47%) Test Management
14 17 (7.05%) BDD
15 16 (6.64%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (37.76%) SQL
2 55 (22.82%) Java
3 46 (19.09%) C#
4 21 (8.71%) JavaScript
5 19 (7.88%) Python
6 17 (7.05%) C++
7 12 (4.98%) Ruby
8 6 (2.49%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.07%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.07%) VBScript
10 4 (1.66%) PHP
10 4 (1.66%) F#
11 3 (1.24%) Perl
12 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.41%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 72 (29.88%) Degree
2 65 (26.97%) ISEB
3 30 (12.45%) ISTQB
4 24 (9.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.66%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (1.66%) GAAP
3 2 (0.83%) SLA
3 2 (0.83%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 24 (9.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (14.11%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.71%) HP
3 10 (4.15%) Oracle
4 2 (0.83%) Charles River
4 2 (0.83%) SimCorp
4 2 (0.83%) Atlassian
4 2 (0.83%) Wall Street Systems
5 1 (0.41%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.41%) VMware
5 1 (0.41%) Informatica
5 1 (0.41%) Apple
5 1 (0.41%) JBoss
5 1 (0.41%) Fidessa
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Salary DOE plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £0 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago