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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 714 777 777
Rank change year-on-year
+63 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 170 111 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.10% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.11% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 158 94 74
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 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 28 August 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 +16 70 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South East +18 35 £32,500 +8.33% 4
East of England +7 15 £37,500 +25.00% 3
North West +15 13 £55,000 +74.60% 1
West Midlands +5 12 £32,500 +7.43% 1
Yorkshire +21 11 £30,000 -4.76% 2
South West -17 7 £35,000 +3.70%
North East - 4 £32,500 -
East Midlands -1 3 £34,000 +29.52% 1
QA Test Analyst
UK

QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 282 (100.00%) QA
2 168 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (46.45%) Selenium
4 94 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 87 (30.85%) Finance
6 85 (30.14%) C#
7 76 (26.95%) Java
8 74 (26.24%) ISEB
9 71 (25.18%) ISTQB
10 65 (23.05%) Test Automation
11 59 (20.92%) Degree
12 58 (20.57%) WebDriver
13 55 (19.50%) Software Testing
13 55 (19.50%) SQL
14 50 (17.73%) Windows
15 45 (15.96%) Manual Testing
16 41 (14.54%) Automated Testing
17 40 (14.18%) User Acceptance Testing
18 38 (13.48%) Cucumber
19 37 (13.12%) BDD
20 36 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
21 35 (12.41%) .NET
22 34 (12.06%) Automation Testing
23 33 (11.70%) SOAP
24 32 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
25 30 (10.64%) Web Services
25 30 (10.64%) Scrum
26 29 (10.28%) Computer Science
27 28 (9.93%) JIRA
28 27 (9.57%) Regression Testing

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (2.13%) Confluence
2 4 (1.42%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.71%) CMS
3 2 (0.71%) IIS
4 1 (0.35%) Node.js
4 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.35%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.84%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.42%) Internet
2 2 (0.71%) HTTP
3 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.35%) DNS
3 1 (0.35%) SSH
3 1 (0.35%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.48%) MySQL
3 6 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.77%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.35%) Big Data
6 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 131 (46.45%) Selenium
2 58 (20.57%) WebDriver
3 38 (13.48%) Cucumber
4 28 (9.93%) JIRA
5 25 (8.87%) HP UFT
6 21 (7.45%) JUnit
6 21 (7.45%) SoapUI
6 21 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (7.09%) FitNesse
8 14 (4.96%) WATIR
9 13 (4.61%) Git (software)
10 12 (4.26%) TeamCity
10 12 (4.26%) Subversion
11 11 (3.90%) Jenkins
12 9 (3.19%) Bugzilla
12 9 (3.19%) Eclipse
12 9 (3.19%) Rational Robot
13 8 (2.84%) Calabash
13 8 (2.84%) Selenium IDE
14 7 (2.48%) LoadRunner
General
1 87 (30.85%) Finance
2 23 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 17 (6.03%) Banking
4 11 (3.90%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.55%) Retail
6 9 (3.19%) Games
6 9 (3.19%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.84%) Marketing
8 7 (2.48%) Electronics
9 5 (1.77%) Law
9 5 (1.77%) Legal
9 5 (1.77%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.77%) Advertising
10 2 (0.71%) Back Office
11 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.41%) .NET
2 33 (11.70%) SOAP
3 30 (10.64%) Web Services
4 19 (6.74%) REST
5 15 (5.32%) XML
6 12 (4.26%) HTML
6 12 (4.26%) Gherkin
7 10 (3.55%) CSS
8 5 (1.77%) Velocity
9 4 (1.42%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (1.06%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.06%) Middleware
10 3 (1.06%) Ajax
10 3 (1.06%) Flash
11 2 (0.71%) XHTML
11 2 (0.71%) XSL
11 2 (0.71%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.71%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.71%) jQuery
12 1 (0.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (10.28%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.90%) Client/Server
5 10 (3.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (2.84%) Online Games
7 5 (1.77%) Contract for Difference
7 5 (1.77%) DTV
8 4 (1.42%) Spread Betting
8 4 (1.42%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.42%) Social Network
9 3 (1.06%) Equities
9 3 (1.06%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.71%) User Experience
10 2 (0.71%) iDTV
10 2 (0.71%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.71%) iPhone
10 2 (0.71%) Social Media
10 2 (0.71%) iPad
10 2 (0.71%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 50 (17.73%) Windows
2 17 (6.03%) Android
3 16 (5.67%) Apple iOS
4 15 (5.32%) UNIX
5 10 (3.55%) Linux
6 4 (1.42%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.35%) CentOS
8 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 65 (23.05%) Test Automation
4 55 (19.50%) Software Testing
5 45 (15.96%) Manual Testing
6 41 (14.54%) Automated Testing
7 40 (14.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 37 (13.12%) BDD
9 34 (12.06%) Automation Testing
10 32 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (10.64%) Scrum
12 27 (9.57%) Regression Testing
12 27 (9.57%) SDLC
13 23 (8.16%) E-Commerce
14 22 (7.80%) Performance Testing
15 21 (7.45%) User Stories
16 20 (7.09%) TDD
17 16 (5.67%) Web Testing
17 16 (5.67%) Test Strategy
18 15 (5.32%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 85 (30.14%) C#
2 76 (26.95%) Java
3 55 (19.50%) SQL
4 26 (9.22%) JavaScript
5 25 (8.87%) Ruby
6 16 (5.67%) Python
7 8 (2.84%) C++
8 5 (1.77%) PHP
9 4 (1.42%) Perl
10 3 (1.06%) C
10 3 (1.06%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.71%) VC++
11 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.71%) XPath
11 2 (0.71%) VB
11 2 (0.71%) F#
12 1 (0.35%) Groovy
12 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 74 (26.24%) ISEB
2 71 (25.18%) ISTQB
3 59 (20.92%) Degree
4 26 (9.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 282 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.96%) Oracle
3 10 (3.55%) HP
4 6 (2.13%) SAP
5 2 (0.71%) Google
5 2 (0.71%) Apple
6 1 (0.35%) VMware
6 1 (0.35%) Alterian
6 1 (0.35%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.35%) Facebook
6 1 (0.35%) Twitter
6 1 (0.35%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.35%) IBM
6 1 (0.35%) Sybase
6 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.35%) Fidessa
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Salary: Excellent plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Benefits
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Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £22,000 per annum + annual performance bonus (c10-15%)
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Nottingham
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Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Brighton
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Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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