The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Analyst
England / South East
Rank 315 384 407
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 70 67 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.36% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 66 65 54
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%

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
14253 18412 19904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.72% 96.69% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11816 15811 16285
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

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 21 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Sussex +13 21 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Berkshire +52 16 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Surrey +36 15 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Buckinghamshire +27 5 £37,500 +3.44% 1
Kent +19 4 £28,000 -46.66%
Hampshire +16 4 £36,500 +46.00% 2
West Sussex +2 4 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Oxfordshire +5 1 £27,500 +44.73% 1
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, QA Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 119 (100.00%) QA
2 50 (42.02%) Selenium
3 46 (38.66%) Test Scripting
4 42 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (31.09%) Regression Testing
6 35 (29.41%) .NET
7 34 (28.57%) SQL
8 27 (22.69%) C#
8 27 (22.69%) Microsoft
8 27 (22.69%) Manual Testing
9 26 (21.85%) ISEB
10 24 (20.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 24 (20.17%) Software Testing
11 23 (19.33%) BDD
12 22 (18.49%) SDLC
12 22 (18.49%) TDD
13 21 (17.65%) Scrum
14 20 (16.81%) Automated Testing
14 20 (16.81%) ISTQB
15 19 (15.97%) Windows
16 18 (15.13%) Functional Testing
17 17 (14.29%) SQL Server
18 16 (13.45%) Performance Testing
18 16 (13.45%) WebDriver
19 15 (12.61%) Java
19 15 (12.61%) Finance
20 14 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
21 13 (10.92%) Degree
22 12 (10.08%) JIRA
23 11 (9.24%) Visual Studio

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.84%) CMS
1 1 (0.84%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.52%) MS Office
2 3 (2.52%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) Wireless
2 1 (0.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.20%) MySQL
3 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (42.02%) Selenium
2 16 (13.45%) WebDriver
3 12 (10.08%) JIRA
4 11 (9.24%) Visual Studio
5 10 (8.40%) Cucumber
6 9 (7.56%) JMeter
7 8 (6.72%) Jenkins
7 8 (6.72%) JUnit
8 7 (5.88%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.52%) NUnit
10 2 (1.68%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.68%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (1.68%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.68%) TestNG
11 1 (0.84%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.84%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.84%) NeoLoad
General
1 15 (12.61%) Finance
2 2 (1.68%) Marketing
2 2 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.84%) Automotive
3 1 (0.84%) Retail
3 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (29.41%) .NET
2 6 (5.04%) Gherkin
3 5 (4.20%) XML
4 2 (1.68%) JSON
4 2 (1.68%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.84%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.20%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.52%) PMI
5 2 (1.68%) User Experience
6 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.97%) Windows
2 6 (5.04%) Linux
3 5 (4.20%) Unix
4 1 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.66%) Test Scripting
2 42 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (31.09%) Regression Testing
4 27 (22.69%) Manual Testing
5 24 (20.17%) Software Testing
5 24 (20.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (19.33%) BDD
7 22 (18.49%) SDLC
7 22 (18.49%) TDD
8 21 (17.65%) Scrum
9 20 (16.81%) Automated Testing
10 18 (15.13%) Functional Testing
11 16 (13.45%) Performance Testing
12 10 (8.40%) Test Automation
12 10 (8.40%) Test Strategy
13 9 (7.56%) E-Commerce
13 9 (7.56%) ERP
13 9 (7.56%) Unit Testing
13 9 (7.56%) Waterfall
14 8 (6.72%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.57%) SQL
2 27 (22.69%) C#
3 15 (12.61%) Java
4 8 (6.72%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.72%) Python
5 5 (4.20%) Ruby
6 4 (3.36%) Perl
7 3 (2.52%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.68%) C++
9 1 (0.84%) C
9 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (21.85%) ISEB
2 20 (16.81%) ISTQB
3 13 (10.92%) Degree
4 5 (4.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (6.72%) SDET
3 3 (2.52%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (22.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.52%) Oracle
3 2 (1.68%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
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Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
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Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + bonus and full benefits
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