The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 758 768 697
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -71
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 117 77 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.076% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.080% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 103 70 160
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £27,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £45,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +47.54%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103361 95969 105981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.24% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85252 80299 91558
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Test Analyst
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -13 70 £42,500 - 6
South East -1 28 £37,500 -16.66% 2
East of England 0 7 £27,500 -15.38% 1
West Midlands -6 5 £38,000 +8.57%
South West -11 5 £35,000 -26.31% 1
East Midlands -7 2 £26,250 -30.00%
Yorkshire -39 2 £27,500 -31.25%
QA Test Analyst
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QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 273 (100.00%) QA
2 117 (42.86%) Finance
3 116 (42.49%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (38.10%) SQL
5 100 (36.63%) Degree
6 91 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 79 (28.94%) Test Scripting
7 79 (28.94%) Manual Testing
8 74 (27.11%) Java
8 74 (27.11%) Selenium
8 74 (27.11%) Computer Science
9 73 (26.74%) .NET
10 68 (24.91%) Test Automation
11 67 (24.54%) ISEB
12 65 (23.81%) C#
13 63 (23.08%) Automated Testing
14 52 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
15 48 (17.58%) Test Strategy
16 47 (17.22%) Scrum
17 46 (16.85%) ISTQB
18 42 (15.38%) System Testing
18 42 (15.38%) Regression Testing
18 42 (15.38%) SQL Server
19 36 (13.19%) TDD
20 34 (12.45%) Mathematics
20 34 (12.45%) QuickTest Pro
21 32 (11.72%) C++
21 32 (11.72%) JIRA
22 31 (11.36%) Multithreading
22 31 (11.36%) OO

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (3.30%) Confluence
2 2 (0.73%) IIS
2 2 (0.73%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.37%) CMS
3 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.37%) Drupal
3 1 (0.37%) Apache
3 1 (0.37%) Node.js
3 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (0.73%) Cordys
2 2 (0.73%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.37%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.73%) SaaS
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.47%) HTTP
1 4 (1.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.37%) Internet
2 1 (0.37%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.93%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.83%) SQLPlus
6 3 (1.10%) MySQL
6 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.73%) Big Data
7 2 (0.73%) Adabas
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 74 (27.11%) Selenium
2 34 (12.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 32 (11.72%) JIRA
4 28 (10.26%) Cucumber
5 27 (9.89%) WebDriver
6 16 (5.86%) Visual Studio
7 13 (4.76%) SoapUI
8 10 (3.66%) TestComplete
8 10 (3.66%) FitNesse
9 8 (2.93%) JMeter
9 8 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (2.93%) SpecFlow
9 8 (2.93%) WatiN
9 8 (2.93%) Jenkins
10 7 (2.56%) Git (software)
10 7 (2.56%) Subversion
11 6 (2.20%) NUnit
11 6 (2.20%) Grunt
11 6 (2.20%) Jasmine
12 5 (1.83%) Capybara
General
1 117 (42.86%) Finance
2 18 (6.59%) Banking
3 13 (4.76%) Retail
3 13 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.40%) Marketing
5 9 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.47%) Advertising
7 3 (1.10%) Legal
7 3 (1.10%) Front Office
8 2 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.73%) Publishing
9 1 (0.37%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (26.74%) .NET
2 30 (10.99%) XML
3 17 (6.23%) Web Services
4 16 (5.86%) SOAP
5 13 (4.76%) Middleware
6 11 (4.03%) HTML
7 10 (3.66%) CSS
8 8 (2.93%) REST
9 7 (2.56%) Sass
9 7 (2.56%) WSDL
10 6 (2.20%) JSON
10 6 (2.20%) Backbone.js
10 6 (2.20%) WCF
10 6 (2.20%) LINQ
10 6 (2.20%) jQuery
11 5 (1.83%) XSD
12 4 (1.47%) JMS
13 3 (1.10%) ASP.NET
14 2 (0.73%) Apache Flex
14 2 (0.73%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (27.11%) Computer Science
2 34 (12.45%) Mathematics
3 26 (9.52%) Derivative
4 17 (6.23%) Mobile App
5 15 (5.49%) Equities
6 7 (2.56%) Open Source
6 7 (2.56%) Social Media
7 6 (2.20%) FMCG
8 4 (1.47%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (1.47%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.47%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.10%) Replication
9 3 (1.10%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.10%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.73%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.73%) NHS
10 2 (0.73%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.96%) UNIX
2 16 (5.86%) Windows
3 15 (5.49%) Linux
4 8 (2.93%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.56%) Android
6 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.10%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.10%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.10%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.10%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.10%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (42.49%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 79 (28.94%) Manual Testing
3 79 (28.94%) Test Scripting
4 68 (24.91%) Test Automation
5 63 (23.08%) Automated Testing
6 52 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 48 (17.58%) Test Strategy
8 47 (17.22%) Scrum
9 42 (15.38%) Regression Testing
9 42 (15.38%) System Testing
10 36 (13.19%) TDD
11 31 (11.36%) OO
11 31 (11.36%) Multithreading
12 29 (10.62%) Automation Testing
12 29 (10.62%) Integration Testing
13 23 (8.42%) Web Testing
14 22 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (6.59%) BDD
16 17 (6.23%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (38.10%) SQL
2 74 (27.11%) Java
3 65 (23.81%) C#
4 32 (11.72%) C++
5 19 (6.96%) JavaScript
6 18 (6.59%) Python
7 13 (4.76%) Ruby
8 10 (3.66%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.30%) VBScript
10 8 (2.93%) VB
11 6 (2.20%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.20%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.83%) Delphi
12 5 (1.83%) Perl
12 5 (1.83%) PHP
13 4 (1.47%) F#
14 2 (0.73%) COBOL
15 1 (0.37%) NATURAL
15 1 (0.37%) VC++
Qualifications
1 100 (36.63%) Degree
2 67 (24.54%) ISEB
3 46 (16.85%) ISTQB
4 17 (6.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.47%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 273 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (0.73%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (6.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (9.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.49%) HP
3 9 (3.30%) Oracle
4 3 (1.10%) JBoss
4 3 (1.10%) Charles River
4 3 (1.10%) SimCorp
4 3 (1.10%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.10%) Wall Street Systems
5 2 (0.73%) VMware
6 1 (0.37%) Apple
6 1 (0.37%) Fidessa
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