The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 381 387 392
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 65 46 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 38 36 42
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,250 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £43,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
QA Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20486 20531 21455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 95.03% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16180 16932 18369
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

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

QA Analyst Salary Trend in the South East

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

QA Analyst Salary Histogram in the South East

QA Analyst
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
Berkshire +6 21 £29,500 -32.57%
Surrey +5 19 £30,250 +83.33% 4
East Sussex - 16 £35,000 - 1
Hampshire -2 4 £35,000 +12.00% 1
Kent -3 3 £41,000 +2.50%
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £30,000 -14.28%
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 143 (100.00%) QA
2 76 (53.15%) Software Testing
3 74 (51.75%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (41.96%) Finance
5 57 (39.86%) Selenium
6 52 (36.36%) SQL
7 47 (32.87%) Java
8 44 (30.77%) ISEB
9 39 (27.27%) Degree
10 38 (26.57%) Test Automation
11 36 (25.17%) C#
11 36 (25.17%) HTML
12 35 (24.48%) XML
13 33 (23.08%) .NET
13 33 (23.08%) Microsoft
14 32 (22.38%) SQL Server
14 32 (22.38%) HP Quality Center
15 30 (20.98%) Cucumber
15 30 (20.98%) Manual Testing
15 30 (20.98%) Telecoms
16 28 (19.58%) Test Scripting
17 27 (18.88%) JavaScript
18 26 (18.18%) Test Planning
19 25 (17.48%) Mathematics
19 25 (17.48%) Team Foundation Server
20 23 (16.08%) Test Strategy
21 21 (14.69%) Regression Testing
22 20 (13.99%) QuickTest Pro
22 20 (13.99%) Internet
22 20 (13.99%) Computer Science

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 7 (4.90%) ColdFusion
2 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.70%) IIS
2 1 (0.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.50%) MS Office
3 3 (2.10%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.90%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.99%) Internet
2 18 (12.59%) 3G
2 18 (12.59%) Broadband
3 1 (0.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.40%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.40%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 57 (39.86%) Selenium
2 30 (20.98%) Cucumber
3 25 (17.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (13.99%) QuickTest Pro
5 16 (11.19%) SpecFlow
6 15 (10.49%) WebDriver
7 14 (9.79%) WinRunner
8 12 (8.39%) TestComplete
9 11 (7.69%) FitNesse
9 11 (7.69%) JIRA
10 9 (6.29%) Rhino Mocks
10 9 (6.29%) Visual Studio
10 9 (6.29%) NUnit
11 7 (4.90%) Subversion
11 7 (4.90%) InstallShield
12 5 (3.50%) Ranorex
13 4 (2.80%) JUnit
13 4 (2.80%) AdminStudio
13 4 (2.80%) MSI
13 4 (2.80%) JMeter
General
1 60 (41.96%) Finance
2 30 (20.98%) Telecoms
3 16 (11.19%) Retail
4 5 (3.50%) Marketing
5 2 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.40%) Front Office
5 2 (1.40%) Back Office
5 2 (1.40%) Billing
6 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (25.17%) HTML
2 35 (24.48%) XML
3 33 (23.08%) .NET
4 19 (13.29%) Web Services
5 17 (11.89%) SOAP
6 13 (9.09%) CSS
7 11 (7.69%) XSD
7 11 (7.69%) WSDL
8 9 (6.29%) HTML5
8 9 (6.29%) CSS3
9 5 (3.50%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.80%) Backbone.js
10 4 (2.80%) Sass
10 4 (2.80%) JSON
10 4 (2.80%) WCF
10 4 (2.80%) jQuery
10 4 (2.80%) LINQ
11 2 (1.40%) Middleware
11 2 (1.40%) JMS
11 2 (1.40%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.48%) Mathematics
2 20 (13.99%) Computer Science
3 19 (13.29%) Smartphone
4 11 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.90%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.80%) EPoS
6 4 (2.80%) SWIFT
6 4 (2.80%) FMCG
7 2 (1.40%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.70%) Physics
8 1 (0.70%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (0.70%) Open Source
8 1 (0.70%) iPad
8 1 (0.70%) User Experience
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.70%) Equities
8 1 (0.70%) NHS
8 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.09%) Windows
2 5 (3.50%) UNIX
2 5 (3.50%) Linux
3 2 (1.40%) Solaris
4 1 (0.70%) Android
4 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (53.15%) Software Testing
2 74 (51.75%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (26.57%) Test Automation
4 30 (20.98%) Manual Testing
5 28 (19.58%) Test Scripting
6 26 (18.18%) Test Planning
7 23 (16.08%) Test Strategy
8 21 (14.69%) Regression Testing
9 19 (13.29%) Automated Testing
10 18 (12.59%) Test Management
11 17 (11.89%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (9.09%) OO
12 13 (9.09%) Software Engineering
13 12 (8.39%) TDD
13 12 (8.39%) Time Management
14 11 (7.69%) Unit Testing
14 11 (7.69%) Workflow
15 10 (6.99%) Performance Testing
16 9 (6.29%) Financial Modelling
16 9 (6.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 52 (36.36%) SQL
2 47 (32.87%) Java
3 36 (25.17%) C#
4 27 (18.88%) JavaScript
5 18 (12.59%) C++
6 11 (7.69%) PHP
7 10 (6.99%) Python
7 10 (6.99%) Perl
8 4 (2.80%) VBScript
8 4 (2.80%) VB
8 4 (2.80%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.10%) Ruby
10 1 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (30.77%) ISEB
2 39 (27.27%) Degree
3 19 (13.29%) ISTQB
4 11 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.40%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (22.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.79%) HP
3 2 (1.40%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.40%) SunGard
3 2 (1.40%) VMware
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