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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 768 746 733
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 107 162 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 99 147 134
Average salary £35,000 £41,688 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.04% +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,850 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +1.26%
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
97876 106372 100372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.57% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80918 87012 84539
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 -44 42 £42,500 +3.65% 7
Yorkshire +29 21 £30,000 +13.20%
East of England +47 19 £40,000 -20.00% 3
South East -17 15 £36,500 -27.00% 3
North West +1 4 £30,000 -9.09%
South West -21 4 £23,500 -55.23%
North East -2 2 £23,500 -47.77%
West Midlands -17 1 £19,000 -15.55%
QA Test Analyst
UK

QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 190 (100.00%) QA
2 122 (64.21%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (47.89%) Selenium
4 78 (41.05%) SQL
5 58 (30.53%) WebDriver
6 55 (28.95%) Finance
7 53 (27.89%) C#
8 51 (26.84%) Test Scripting
9 49 (25.79%) Automated Testing
10 48 (25.26%) Manual Testing
10 48 (25.26%) Test Automation
11 47 (24.74%) ISTQB
12 46 (24.21%) Java
13 41 (21.58%) TDD
13 41 (21.58%) Degree
14 40 (21.05%) ISEB
15 38 (20.00%) BDD
16 37 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
17 36 (18.95%) JIRA
18 35 (18.42%) .NET
19 34 (17.89%) Automation Testing
20 30 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
21 28 (14.74%) Software Testing
22 25 (13.16%) Scrum
22 25 (13.16%) Regression Testing
22 25 (13.16%) Cucumber
23 24 (12.63%) Team Foundation Server
23 24 (12.63%) Visual Studio
24 22 (11.58%) Microsoft
24 22 (11.58%) E-Commerce

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (4.21%) Confluence
2 3 (1.58%) IIS
3 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.53%) CMS
4 1 (0.53%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.05%) MS Office
2 2 (1.05%) Mingle
3 1 (0.53%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 4 (2.11%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.68%) SaaS
2 2 (1.05%) Trello
2 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.58%) HTTP
2 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.53%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) 3G
2 1 (0.53%) Wireless
2 1 (0.53%) HSDPA
2 1 (0.53%) 2G
2 1 (0.53%) SSH
2 1 (0.53%) HSUPA
2 1 (0.53%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.53%) NAS
2 1 (0.53%) GPRS
2 1 (0.53%) GSM
2 1 (0.53%) 3GPP
2 1 (0.53%) UMTS
2 1 (0.53%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (6.32%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.74%) MySQL
4 7 (3.68%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.68%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.53%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.53%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 91 (47.89%) Selenium
2 58 (30.53%) WebDriver
3 36 (18.95%) JIRA
4 25 (13.16%) Cucumber
5 24 (12.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (12.63%) Visual Studio
6 17 (8.95%) Git (software)
7 15 (7.89%) QuickTest Pro
8 11 (5.79%) Jenkins
9 10 (5.26%) SoapUI
9 10 (5.26%) JUnit
10 6 (3.16%) LoadRunner
10 6 (3.16%) Zephyr
11 5 (2.63%) XMLSpy
11 5 (2.63%) TeamCity
12 4 (2.11%) WATIR
12 4 (2.11%) NUnit
12 4 (2.11%) Subversion
12 4 (2.11%) Behat
13 3 (1.58%) eggPlant
General
1 55 (28.95%) Finance
2 11 (5.79%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.68%) Marketing
3 7 (3.68%) Law
4 6 (3.16%) Banking
4 6 (3.16%) Retail
5 3 (1.58%) Legal
5 3 (1.58%) Advertising
6 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.05%) Electronics
6 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Publishing
7 1 (0.53%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.42%) .NET
2 21 (11.05%) XML
3 15 (7.89%) SOAP
4 13 (6.84%) Web Services
5 9 (4.74%) Middleware
5 9 (4.74%) HTML
6 7 (3.68%) Gherkin
7 6 (3.16%) REST
7 6 (3.16%) JSON
8 3 (1.58%) CSS
8 3 (1.58%) HTML5
8 3 (1.58%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.05%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (1.05%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.05%) XSLT
10 1 (0.53%) Swing
10 1 (0.53%) Java EE
10 1 (0.53%) WCF
10 1 (0.53%) LINQ
10 1 (0.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.47%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.37%) Open Source
3 12 (6.32%) Mobile App
3 12 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.11%) User Experience
4 4 (2.11%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.58%) Social Network
5 3 (1.58%) Statistics
5 3 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.05%) Derivative
6 2 (1.05%) iPhone
6 2 (1.05%) Social Media
6 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.05%) Wiki
6 2 (1.05%) DTV
6 2 (1.05%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.05%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.42%) Windows
2 11 (5.79%) Linux
3 2 (1.05%) Android
3 2 (1.05%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.05%) UNIX
4 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (64.21%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (26.84%) Test Scripting
3 49 (25.79%) Automated Testing
4 48 (25.26%) Manual Testing
4 48 (25.26%) Test Automation
5 41 (21.58%) TDD
6 38 (20.00%) BDD
7 37 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (17.89%) Automation Testing
9 30 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 28 (14.74%) Software Testing
11 25 (13.16%) Regression Testing
11 25 (13.16%) Scrum
12 22 (11.58%) E-Commerce
13 15 (7.89%) Multithreading
14 13 (6.84%) Test Planning
15 12 (6.32%) System Testing
15 12 (6.32%) Performance Testing
16 11 (5.79%) Waterfall
16 11 (5.79%) OO
Programming Languages
1 78 (41.05%) SQL
2 53 (27.89%) C#
3 46 (24.21%) Java
4 16 (8.42%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.79%) Ruby
6 9 (4.74%) Python
7 6 (3.16%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.16%) PHP
8 3 (1.58%) C++
8 3 (1.58%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.05%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.53%) VBA
10 1 (0.53%) VC++
10 1 (0.53%) VBScript
10 1 (0.53%) VB
10 1 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (24.74%) ISTQB
2 41 (21.58%) Degree
3 40 (21.05%) ISEB
4 10 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (2.11%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 7 (3.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (11.58%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (2.11%) HP
4 3 (1.58%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.05%) SAP
5 2 (1.05%) IBM
6 1 (0.53%) Adobe
6 1 (0.53%) Informatica
6 1 (0.53%) Apple
6 1 (0.53%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.53%) Telerik
6 1 (0.53%) Facebook
6 1 (0.53%) Twitter
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