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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 364 354 382
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 77 81 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.36% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.38% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 72 54 56
Average salary £31,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.68% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
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
19802 21077 20877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.06% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16016 16715 17405
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Surrey -12 27 £30,500 -35.78% 3
Berkshire +24 26 £43,000 +18.51% 2
Kent +19 12 £26,000 -
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £50,000 +42.85%
West Sussex - 3 £30,000 - 1
Hampshire -6 1 £27,500 +12.24%
East Sussex -20 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £30,000 -
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 116 (100.00%) QA
2 56 (48.28%) ISEB
3 50 (43.10%) ISTQB
4 41 (35.34%) Software Testing
5 38 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (32.76%) Test Scripting
6 36 (31.03%) Degree
7 34 (29.31%) XML
8 31 (26.72%) Windows
9 30 (25.86%) C#
9 30 (25.86%) Test Strategy
10 29 (25.00%) Test Automation
11 24 (20.69%) Perl
11 24 (20.69%) SQL
11 24 (20.69%) Python
12 23 (19.83%) Automation Testing
13 21 (18.10%) Selenium
14 20 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (17.24%) Project Planning
14 20 (17.24%) Automated Testing
14 20 (17.24%) Manual Testing
14 20 (17.24%) Time Management
15 19 (16.38%) InstallShield
15 19 (16.38%) Microsoft
15 19 (16.38%) Software Engineering
16 18 (15.52%) Regression Testing
16 18 (15.52%) C++
16 18 (15.52%) Solaris
17 17 (14.66%) UNIX
17 17 (14.66%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (4.31%) Confluence
2 4 (3.45%) IIS
3 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.31%) MS Office
3 3 (2.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.76%) VoIP
2 2 (1.72%) Internet
2 2 (1.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (4.31%) MySQL
2 5 (4.31%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.31%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (18.10%) Selenium
2 19 (16.38%) InstallShield
3 11 (9.48%) WebDriver
4 10 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (8.62%) Visual Studio
5 7 (6.03%) JIRA
6 5 (4.31%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (4.31%) Zephyr
7 2 (1.72%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.72%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.72%) Xcode
7 2 (1.72%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.86%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.86%) Grunt
8 1 (0.86%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.86%) InstallAnywhere
8 1 (0.86%) NUnit
8 1 (0.86%) Subversion
8 1 (0.86%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.86%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (14.66%) Telecoms
2 15 (12.93%) Finance
3 7 (6.03%) Marketing
4 6 (5.17%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.45%) Retail
5 4 (3.45%) Automotive
6 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.86%) Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Electronics
6 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.31%) XML
2 15 (12.93%) .NET
3 13 (11.21%) HTML
4 11 (9.48%) HTML5
5 9 (7.76%) Silverlight
5 9 (7.76%) WinForms
6 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET
7 6 (5.17%) Gherkin
8 3 (2.59%) Web Services
8 3 (2.59%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.72%) CSS
9 2 (1.72%) SOAP
10 1 (0.86%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.86%) JSON
10 1 (0.86%) WCF
10 1 (0.86%) LINQ
10 1 (0.86%) jQuery
10 1 (0.86%) Sass
10 1 (0.86%) REST
10 1 (0.86%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.31%) Hedge funds
2 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.59%) Open Source
3 3 (2.59%) EPoS
4 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.72%) User Experience
5 1 (0.86%) FMCG
5 1 (0.86%) Equities
5 1 (0.86%) Statistics
5 1 (0.86%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (0.86%) iDTV
5 1 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.86%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.72%) Windows
2 18 (15.52%) Solaris
3 17 (14.66%) UNIX
4 12 (10.34%) Linux
5 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.34%) Software Testing
2 38 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (32.76%) Test Scripting
3 30 (25.86%) Test Strategy
4 29 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 23 (19.83%) Automation Testing
6 20 (17.24%) Manual Testing
6 20 (17.24%) Time Management
6 20 (17.24%) Project Planning
6 20 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (17.24%) Automated Testing
7 19 (16.38%) Software Engineering
8 18 (15.52%) Regression Testing
9 16 (13.79%) Scrum
10 14 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (8.62%) TDD
11 10 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (6.90%) Agile Testing
13 7 (6.03%) BDD
14 6 (5.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.86%) C#
2 24 (20.69%) Perl
2 24 (20.69%) SQL
2 24 (20.69%) Python
3 18 (15.52%) C++
4 17 (14.66%) Ruby
5 14 (12.07%) Java
6 11 (9.48%) T-SQL
7 7 (6.03%) C
8 5 (4.31%) VB
9 4 (3.45%) VB6
9 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.59%) PHP
11 1 (0.86%) VBScript
11 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.86%) VC++
Qualifications
1 56 (48.28%) ISEB
2 50 (43.10%) ISTQB
3 36 (31.03%) Degree
4 4 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (16.38%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.66%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.31%) Oracle
4 4 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (0.86%) SAP
5 1 (0.86%) VMware
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