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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 165 169 142
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 15 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.44% 0.15% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.16% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 18
Average salary £34,000 £29,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% +10.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £26,000 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
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
3320 3109 2855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.08% 96.19% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2656 2436 2451
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 19 December 2014.

QA Analyst Salary Histogram in Leeds

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 35 (100.00%) QA
2 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (60.00%) Automation Testing
4 15 (42.86%) XML
5 14 (40.00%) XSD
5 14 (40.00%) WSDL
5 14 (40.00%) SOAP
5 14 (40.00%) Web Services
6 13 (37.14%) .NET
6 13 (37.14%) SQL
7 11 (31.43%) Selenium
7 11 (31.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
8 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
8 9 (25.71%) Agile Testing
8 9 (25.71%) QuickTest Pro
9 8 (22.86%) FitNesse
9 8 (22.86%) Cucumber
9 8 (22.86%) SpecFlow
9 8 (22.86%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (22.86%) User Stories
9 8 (22.86%) Test Planning
9 8 (22.86%) Test Management
9 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
9 8 (22.86%) Business Analysis
9 8 (22.86%) HP
9 8 (22.86%) DSDM
9 8 (22.86%) Marketing
10 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
10 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Selenium
1 11 (31.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (25.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (22.86%) Cucumber
3 8 (22.86%) SpecFlow
3 8 (22.86%) FitNesse
4 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.86%) JUnit
5 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 8 (22.86%) Marketing
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) XML
2 14 (40.00%) XSD
2 14 (40.00%) WSDL
2 14 (40.00%) SOAP
2 14 (40.00%) Web Services
3 13 (37.14%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.86%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 9 (25.71%) Agile Testing
4 8 (22.86%) Test Planning
4 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
4 8 (22.86%) User Stories
4 8 (22.86%) DSDM
4 8 (22.86%) Business Analysis
4 8 (22.86%) Test Management
5 5 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.57%) Six Sigma
7 3 (8.57%) Project Management
7 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Validation
7 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.71%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C
2 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) HP
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