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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 762 769 694
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -75
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 112 80 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.080% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.085% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 95 74 156
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
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
101207 93640 105041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.21% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82615 78406 90395
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +21 67 £42,500 -10.52%
South East -6 32 £30,000 -33.33% 5
East of England -12 7 £30,000 -7.69% 1
West Midlands -7 2 £30,250 -2.41%
East Midlands -16 2 £26,250 -19.23% 1
South West -24 2 £33,750 +7.14%
North West -29 1 £31,500 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire -31 1 £31,500 +26.00%
QA Test Analyst
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QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 253 (100.00%) QA
2 113 (44.66%) Finance
3 97 (38.34%) SQL
4 96 (37.94%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (33.60%) Software Testing
6 81 (32.02%) Degree
7 80 (31.62%) Selenium
8 69 (27.27%) Test Scripting
9 68 (26.88%) ISEB
10 64 (25.30%) Manual Testing
11 63 (24.90%) .NET
12 62 (24.51%) Java
12 62 (24.51%) Computer Science
13 56 (22.13%) Automated Testing
13 56 (22.13%) Test Automation
14 49 (19.37%) C#
15 47 (18.58%) User Acceptance Testing
16 41 (16.21%) SQL Server
17 40 (15.81%) Scrum
18 38 (15.02%) ISTQB
19 36 (14.23%) TDD
19 36 (14.23%) Regression Testing
20 35 (13.83%) JIRA
21 34 (13.44%) QuickTest Pro
22 32 (12.65%) Microsoft
22 32 (12.65%) System Testing
22 32 (12.65%) Cucumber
23 31 (12.25%) Test Strategy
24 29 (11.46%) Multithreading
25 27 (10.67%) WebDriver

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (3.16%) Confluence
2 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.40%) IIS
2 1 (0.40%) Apache
2 1 (0.40%) Drupal
2 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.40%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (1.19%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.40%) Cordys
4 1 (0.40%) Servitor
4 1 (0.40%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.98%) HTTP
2 4 (1.58%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) LAN
3 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.77%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.79%) Big Data
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.79%) MySQL
5 2 (0.79%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.40%) Adabas
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 80 (31.62%) Selenium
2 35 (13.83%) JIRA
3 34 (13.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 32 (12.65%) Cucumber
5 27 (10.67%) WebDriver
6 13 (5.14%) Visual Studio
6 13 (5.14%) FitNesse
7 12 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (4.35%) JMeter
8 11 (4.35%) Git (software)
9 10 (3.95%) SoapUI
9 10 (3.95%) SpecFlow
10 9 (3.56%) TestComplete
11 8 (3.16%) WatiN
12 7 (2.77%) Subversion
13 6 (2.37%) Grunt
13 6 (2.37%) Jenkins
13 6 (2.37%) Jasmine
13 6 (2.37%) NUnit
14 5 (1.98%) JUnit
General
1 113 (44.66%) Finance
2 18 (7.11%) Banking
3 17 (6.72%) Retail
4 14 (5.53%) Telecoms
5 13 (5.14%) Investment Banking
6 12 (4.74%) Marketing
7 4 (1.58%) Billing
7 4 (1.58%) Advertising
8 3 (1.19%) Front Office
8 3 (1.19%) Legal
9 2 (0.79%) Publishing
9 2 (0.79%) Games
9 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (24.90%) .NET
2 27 (10.67%) XML
3 22 (8.70%) SOAP
3 22 (8.70%) Web Services
4 12 (4.74%) HTML
5 10 (3.95%) WSDL
5 10 (3.95%) XSD
5 10 (3.95%) CSS
6 8 (3.16%) REST
6 8 (3.16%) Middleware
7 7 (2.77%) Sass
8 6 (2.37%) Backbone.js
8 6 (2.37%) JSON
8 6 (2.37%) WCF
8 6 (2.37%) LINQ
8 6 (2.37%) jQuery
9 4 (1.58%) JMS
10 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.79%) LAMP
11 1 (0.40%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (24.51%) Computer Science
2 25 (9.88%) Derivative
3 22 (8.70%) Mathematics
4 15 (5.93%) Equities
5 13 (5.14%) Mobile App
6 12 (4.74%) Open Source
7 6 (2.37%) FMCG
8 4 (1.58%) Social Media
8 4 (1.58%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (1.58%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.19%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.19%) Credit Derivative
9 3 (1.19%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.79%) iPad
10 2 (0.79%) Online Games
11 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.40%) NHS
11 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.91%) UNIX
2 11 (4.35%) Windows
2 11 (4.35%) Linux
3 7 (2.77%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (37.94%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (33.60%) Software Testing
3 69 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 64 (25.30%) Manual Testing
5 56 (22.13%) Automated Testing
5 56 (22.13%) Test Automation
6 47 (18.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 40 (15.81%) Scrum
8 36 (14.23%) TDD
8 36 (14.23%) Regression Testing
9 32 (12.65%) System Testing
10 31 (12.25%) Test Strategy
11 29 (11.46%) Multithreading
12 23 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (8.70%) Integration Testing
13 22 (8.70%) Automation Testing
14 20 (7.91%) OO
14 20 (7.91%) BDD
14 20 (7.91%) Web Testing
15 17 (6.72%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (38.34%) SQL
2 62 (24.51%) Java
3 49 (19.37%) C#
4 20 (7.91%) C++
4 20 (7.91%) JavaScript
5 19 (7.51%) Python
6 13 (5.14%) Ruby
7 9 (3.56%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.77%) VBScript
9 6 (2.37%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.98%) PHP
11 4 (1.58%) F#
11 4 (1.58%) Perl
12 2 (0.79%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.79%) VB
13 1 (0.40%) COBOL
13 1 (0.40%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 81 (32.02%) Degree
2 68 (26.88%) ISEB
3 38 (15.02%) ISTQB
4 22 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.58%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 253 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) SLA
2 2 (0.79%) GAAP
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (12.65%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.11%) HP
3 10 (3.95%) Oracle
4 3 (1.19%) Charles River
4 3 (1.19%) SimCorp
4 3 (1.19%) Wall Street Systems
5 2 (0.79%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.79%) JBoss
5 2 (0.79%) VMware
6 1 (0.40%) Apple
6 1 (0.40%) Fidessa
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