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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 174 191 144
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 4 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.12% 0.081% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.083% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 7
Average salary £28,500 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £46,000 £34,900
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.66% +7.14%
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
3211 3594 2446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.37% 97.14% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2528 2864 1921
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 July 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (47.37%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (42.11%) SDLC
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) Regression Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
5 6 (31.58%) User Stories
5 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
6 5 (26.32%) Selenium
6 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
7 4 (21.05%) Workflow
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) CRM
7 4 (21.05%) ISEB
7 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
7 4 (21.05%) BPMN
7 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
8 3 (15.79%) User Experience
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (15.79%) C#
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.79%) Web Development
8 3 (15.79%) Degree
9 2 (10.53%) TDD
9 2 (10.53%) UML
9 2 (10.53%) Waterfall

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Sahi
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.26%) WATIR
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (42.11%) SDLC
3 7 (36.84%) Regression Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
4 6 (31.58%) User Stories
4 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
5 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
6 4 (21.05%) BPMN
6 4 (21.05%) Workflow
6 4 (21.05%) CRM
6 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Web Development
8 2 (10.53%) TDD
8 2 (10.53%) UML
8 2 (10.53%) V-Model
8 2 (10.53%) Web Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 2 (10.53%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
1 1 (5.26%) Facebook
1 1 (5.26%) Twitter