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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 161 178 131
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 13 1 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.36% 0.026% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.027% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 17
Average salary £32,500 £26,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.64% -33.75%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
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
3504 3654 2717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.47% 96.62% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2805 2952 2198
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

QA Analyst Salary Histogram in Leeds

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Automation Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Regression Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
5 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 6 (23.08%) SQL
6 6 (23.08%) ISEB
7 5 (19.23%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
7 5 (19.23%) Selenium
8 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 4 (15.38%) BPMN
8 4 (15.38%) Workflow
8 4 (15.38%) CRM
8 4 (15.38%) User Stories
9 3 (11.54%) User Experience
9 3 (11.54%) BDD
9 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
9 3 (11.54%) TDD
9 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (7.69%) IT Governance
10 2 (7.69%) Web Testing
10 2 (7.69%) V-Model
10 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
10 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Selenium
2 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.69%) JUnit
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) WATIR
4 1 (3.85%) Sahi
4 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Automation Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Regression Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
4 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 4 (15.38%) User Stories
6 4 (15.38%) Workflow
6 4 (15.38%) CRM
6 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 4 (15.38%) BPMN
7 3 (11.54%) TDD
7 3 (11.54%) BDD
8 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.69%) Web Testing
8 2 (7.69%) V-Model
8 2 (7.69%) UML
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Ruby
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) ISEB
2 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Facebook
2 1 (3.85%) Twitter