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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 370 391 392
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 70 35 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 41 31 52
Average salary £32,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,400 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +6.55%
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
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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
Berkshire +21 28 £34,250 -27.12%
Surrey +20 23 £30,000 -26.38% 3
East Sussex - 12 £35,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -2 3 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Kent -4 3 £41,000 +2.50%
Hampshire -7 2 £37,500 -16.66%
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 178 (100.00%) QA
2 107 (60.11%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (52.25%) Software Testing
4 82 (46.07%) Finance
4 82 (46.07%) SQL
5 71 (39.89%) Degree
6 66 (37.08%) Selenium
7 61 (34.27%) Test Automation
8 58 (32.58%) Java
8 58 (32.58%) ISEB
9 52 (29.21%) .NET
10 51 (28.65%) Microsoft
11 50 (28.09%) C#
12 46 (25.84%) Mathematics
13 42 (23.60%) Computer Science
14 40 (22.47%) HTML
14 40 (22.47%) Test Scripting
15 38 (21.35%) HP Quality Center
16 37 (20.79%) Manual Testing
16 37 (20.79%) XML
17 34 (19.10%) SQL Server
18 33 (18.54%) Test Strategy
19 31 (17.42%) Telecoms
20 30 (16.85%) Team Foundation Server
21 29 (16.29%) Cucumber
21 29 (16.29%) JavaScript
22 28 (15.73%) QuickTest Pro
22 28 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
23 27 (15.17%) ISTQB
23 27 (15.17%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.93%) ColdFusion
2 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.37%) MS Office
3 3 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.93%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.92%) Internet
2 18 (10.11%) 3G
2 18 (10.11%) Broadband
3 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 66 (37.08%) Selenium
2 30 (16.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (16.29%) Cucumber
4 28 (15.73%) QuickTest Pro
5 23 (12.92%) WinRunner
6 21 (11.80%) TestComplete
7 19 (10.67%) WebDriver
8 15 (8.43%) SpecFlow
9 14 (7.87%) Visual Studio
10 13 (7.30%) Subversion
11 11 (6.18%) JIRA
11 11 (6.18%) FitNesse
12 10 (5.62%) Rhino Mocks
12 10 (5.62%) NUnit
13 9 (5.06%) Ranorex
14 8 (4.49%) SilkTest
14 8 (4.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 8 (4.49%) ClearCase
15 7 (3.93%) InstallShield
16 6 (3.37%) InstallAnywhere
General
1 82 (46.07%) Finance
2 31 (17.42%) Telecoms
3 13 (7.30%) Retail
4 8 (4.49%) Front Office
4 8 (4.49%) Back Office
5 4 (2.25%) Marketing
6 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.12%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (29.21%) .NET
2 40 (22.47%) HTML
3 37 (20.79%) XML
4 23 (12.92%) Web Services
5 18 (10.11%) SOAP
6 17 (9.55%) CSS
7 11 (6.18%) XSD
7 11 (6.18%) WSDL
8 10 (5.62%) HTML5
8 10 (5.62%) CSS3
9 9 (5.06%) .NET Framework
10 8 (4.49%) ODBC
11 4 (2.25%) JSON
11 4 (2.25%) WCF
11 4 (2.25%) LINQ
11 4 (2.25%) jQuery
11 4 (2.25%) Backbone.js
11 4 (2.25%) Sass
12 2 (1.12%) REST
12 2 (1.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (25.84%) Mathematics
2 42 (23.60%) Computer Science
3 28 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (11.80%) Smartphone
5 9 (5.06%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.81%) SWIFT
7 4 (2.25%) FMCG
8 3 (1.69%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.12%) Physics
9 2 (1.12%) NHS
9 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.56%) Open Source
10 1 (0.56%) iPad
10 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.87%) Windows
2 6 (3.37%) Linux
3 4 (2.25%) UNIX
4 1 (0.56%) Android
4 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (60.11%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (52.25%) Software Testing
3 61 (34.27%) Test Automation
4 40 (22.47%) Test Scripting
5 37 (20.79%) Manual Testing
6 33 (18.54%) Test Strategy
7 26 (14.61%) Test Management
7 26 (14.61%) Test Planning
7 26 (14.61%) Regression Testing
8 25 (14.04%) OO
9 24 (13.48%) Automated Testing
10 20 (11.24%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (10.11%) Workflow
12 15 (8.43%) TDD
13 14 (7.87%) Unit Testing
14 13 (7.30%) Validation
14 13 (7.30%) Analytics
15 12 (6.74%) Scrum
15 12 (6.74%) Software Engineering
16 11 (6.18%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (46.07%) SQL
2 58 (32.58%) Java
3 50 (28.09%) C#
4 29 (16.29%) JavaScript
5 27 (15.17%) C++
6 15 (8.43%) Python
7 11 (6.18%) Perl
7 11 (6.18%) PHP
8 4 (2.25%) Delphi
8 4 (2.25%) VBScript
8 4 (2.25%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.69%) VB
9 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.56%) C
10 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 71 (39.89%) Degree
2 58 (32.58%) ISEB
3 27 (15.17%) ISTQB
4 14 (7.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (21.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (28.65%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.43%) HP
3 11 (6.18%) SunGard
4 8 (4.49%) VMware
5 1 (0.56%) JBoss
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
OpenBet Technology
Posted: 16 days ago