The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 149 161 175
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 24 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.75% 0.54% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.55% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 17
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.41%
QA Analyst
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3120 3471 3619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.08% 97.75% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2516 2751 2915
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the Leeds region.

QA Analyst Salary Trend in Leeds

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited QA 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 48 (100.00%) QA
2 42 (87.50%) Selenium
3 38 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (77.08%) SQL
5 33 (68.75%) SoapUI
6 32 (66.67%) .NET
7 28 (58.33%) Test Scripting
8 21 (43.75%) WebDriver
9 19 (39.58%) ISEB
9 19 (39.58%) BDD
10 18 (37.50%) Test Strategy
10 18 (37.50%) Manual Testing
11 16 (33.33%) Automation Testing
11 16 (33.33%) ISTQB
11 16 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
11 16 (33.33%) MS Excel
11 16 (33.33%) Scrum
12 15 (31.25%) C#
12 15 (31.25%) SOAP
12 15 (31.25%) SpecFlow
13 11 (22.92%) Functional Testing
14 10 (20.83%) Regression Testing
14 10 (20.83%) JIRA
15 9 (18.75%) Automated Testing
15 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (18.75%) Workflow
15 9 (18.75%) Java
15 9 (18.75%) Defect Management
15 9 (18.75%) QA Automation

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited QA 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 42 (87.50%) Selenium
2 33 (68.75%) SoapUI
3 21 (43.75%) WebDriver
4 16 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (31.25%) SpecFlow
6 10 (20.83%) JIRA
7 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
7 4 (8.33%) Gerrit
7 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
7 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
7 4 (8.33%) JMeter
7 4 (8.33%) Mercurial
8 2 (4.17%) DbUnit
8 2 (4.17%) FitNesse
8 2 (4.17%) JUnit
General
1 4 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (66.67%) .NET
2 15 (31.25%) SOAP
3 2 (4.17%) Middleware
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) AS400
2 2 (4.17%) iSeries
2 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 19 (39.58%) BDD
4 18 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 18 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 16 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 16 (33.33%) Scrum
6 11 (22.92%) Functional Testing
7 10 (20.83%) Regression Testing
8 9 (18.75%) Automated Testing
8 9 (18.75%) Defect Management
8 9 (18.75%) QA Automation
8 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (18.75%) Workflow
9 4 (8.33%) API Testing
9 4 (8.33%) OWASP
9 4 (8.33%) TDD
10 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
11 2 (4.17%) Change Control
11 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 37 (77.08%) SQL
2 15 (31.25%) C#
3 9 (18.75%) Java
4 4 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) ISEB
2 16 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 6 (12.50%) Degree
4 5 (10.42%) HND
5 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) HP
2 5 (10.42%) Telerik
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle
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