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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 770 798 693
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -105
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 109 71 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.072% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.076% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 92 65 170
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £29,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
QA Test Analyst
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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
100772 93375 103116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.32% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 82602 78321 88425
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 2 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 2 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
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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 -9 52 £50,000 +17.64% 1
South East +29 36 £30,000 -16.08% 4
East of England -3 11 £30,000 -7.69% 2
West Midlands -18 4 £30,250 -2.41%
North West -20 3 £31,500 +14.54% 1
East Midlands -9 2 £26,250 -19.23%
South West -12 2 £30,000 -4.76%
Yorkshire -43 1 £31,500 +26.00%
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QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 225 (100.00%) QA
2 107 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (45.78%) Finance
4 87 (38.67%) SQL
5 75 (33.33%) Selenium
6 71 (31.56%) Software Testing
7 66 (29.33%) Test Scripting
7 66 (29.33%) Manual Testing
8 65 (28.89%) Degree
9 58 (25.78%) Automated Testing
10 57 (25.33%) ISEB
11 52 (23.11%) Java
11 52 (23.11%) .NET
11 52 (23.11%) Computer Science
12 48 (21.33%) Test Automation
13 37 (16.44%) C#
14 33 (14.67%) SQL Server
14 33 (14.67%) Microsoft
14 33 (14.67%) JIRA
15 32 (14.22%) Cucumber
15 32 (14.22%) QuickTest Pro
16 31 (13.78%) User Acceptance Testing
16 31 (13.78%) Test Planning
17 29 (12.89%) Regression Testing
18 28 (12.44%) Test Strategy
19 27 (12.00%) WebDriver
19 27 (12.00%) TDD
20 26 (11.56%) XML
21 25 (11.11%) Scrum
22 24 (10.67%) HP Quality Center

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 6 (2.67%) Confluence
2 2 (0.89%) IIS
2 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.44%) Apache
3 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.78%) MS Office
3 2 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (3.11%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (1.78%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.89%) Servitor
3 2 (0.89%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.89%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.67%) HTTP
2 4 (1.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.89%) Internet
4 1 (0.44%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.44%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.11%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.89%) QlikView
5 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.89%) Pentaho
5 2 (0.89%) Big Data
5 2 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.44%) MySQL
6 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.44%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 75 (33.33%) Selenium
2 33 (14.67%) JIRA
3 32 (14.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 32 (14.22%) Cucumber
4 27 (12.00%) WebDriver
5 16 (7.11%) SpecFlow
6 13 (5.78%) Git (software)
6 13 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (5.33%) FitNesse
8 10 (4.44%) JMeter
9 9 (4.00%) Subversion
9 9 (4.00%) SoapUI
10 6 (2.67%) Jenkins
10 6 (2.67%) Grunt
10 6 (2.67%) Jasmine
11 5 (2.22%) Capybara
11 5 (2.22%) JUnit
12 4 (1.78%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.78%) jMock
12 4 (1.78%) SilkTest
General
1 103 (45.78%) Finance
2 19 (8.44%) Banking
3 17 (7.56%) Retail
4 15 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 13 (5.78%) Investment Banking
6 11 (4.89%) Marketing
7 5 (2.22%) Games
8 4 (1.78%) Billing
8 4 (1.78%) Advertising
9 3 (1.33%) Legal
10 2 (0.89%) Front Office
11 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (23.11%) .NET
2 26 (11.56%) XML
3 21 (9.33%) Web Services
4 20 (8.89%) SOAP
5 11 (4.89%) XSD
5 11 (4.89%) WSDL
6 9 (4.00%) HTML
7 7 (3.11%) CSS
8 6 (2.67%) JSON
8 6 (2.67%) Sass
8 6 (2.67%) WCF
8 6 (2.67%) LINQ
8 6 (2.67%) jQuery
8 6 (2.67%) REST
8 6 (2.67%) Backbone.js
9 5 (2.22%) Middleware
10 4 (1.78%) JMS
11 3 (1.33%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.44%) COM
12 1 (0.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 52 (23.11%) Computer Science
2 23 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.56%) Derivative
4 16 (7.11%) Mathematics
5 12 (5.33%) Mobile App
5 12 (5.33%) Open Source
5 12 (5.33%) Equities
6 7 (3.11%) User Experience
7 6 (2.67%) FMCG
8 4 (1.78%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.33%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.33%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.33%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.89%) Online Games
10 2 (0.89%) iPad
11 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.44%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.44%) UNIX
2 13 (5.78%) Windows
3 10 (4.44%) Linux
4 3 (1.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.89%) Android
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (31.56%) Software Testing
3 66 (29.33%) Test Scripting
3 66 (29.33%) Manual Testing
4 58 (25.78%) Automated Testing
5 48 (21.33%) Test Automation
6 31 (13.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 31 (13.78%) Test Planning
7 29 (12.89%) Regression Testing
8 28 (12.44%) Test Strategy
9 27 (12.00%) TDD
10 25 (11.11%) Scrum
11 23 (10.22%) System Testing
11 23 (10.22%) Multithreading
12 20 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (8.00%) Test Management
13 18 (8.00%) BDD
14 17 (7.56%) OO
15 15 (6.67%) Automation Testing
16 13 (5.78%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (38.67%) SQL
2 52 (23.11%) Java
3 37 (16.44%) C#
4 21 (9.33%) JavaScript
5 16 (7.11%) Python
6 15 (6.67%) C++
7 11 (4.89%) Ruby
8 6 (2.67%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.22%) VBScript
10 4 (1.78%) F#
11 3 (1.33%) PHP
12 2 (0.89%) Perl
12 2 (0.89%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.44%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 65 (28.89%) Degree
2 57 (25.33%) ISEB
3 24 (10.67%) ISTQB
4 17 (7.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.78%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (1.78%) GAAP
3 2 (0.89%) SLA
3 2 (0.89%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 24 (10.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.89%) HP
3 10 (4.44%) Oracle
4 2 (0.89%) Informatica
4 2 (0.89%) Ab Initio
4 2 (0.89%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.44%) VMware
5 1 (0.44%) JBoss
5 1 (0.44%) Fidessa
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Colston Consulting
Salary: £37.5k - 42.5k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £23,000 - £28,000 + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Energon Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago