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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 380 405 370
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 68 59 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.28% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.29% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 65 55 53
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
18561 20260 19832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15896 16537 15701
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +23 27 £35,000 +14.75% 3
East Sussex +20 11 £35,000 -9.67% 1
West Sussex +1 11 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Oxfordshire - 8 £19,000 -
Berkshire -26 5 £45,000 +4.65% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Kent -4 2 £52,500 +110.00%
Hampshire +22 1 £25,000 -9.09%
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 142 (100.00%) QA
2 80 (56.34%) Selenium
3 48 (33.80%) Software Testing
4 46 (32.39%) Manual Testing
5 44 (30.99%) SQL
6 42 (29.58%) ISEB
7 41 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (26.06%) SQL Server
8 37 (26.06%) C#
8 37 (26.06%) Functional Testing
9 33 (23.24%) Automated Testing
10 32 (22.54%) Automation Testing
11 31 (21.83%) Test Scripting
11 31 (21.83%) ISTQB
12 30 (21.13%) .NET
13 28 (19.72%) JIRA
14 27 (19.01%) Microsoft
15 26 (18.31%) PHP
15 26 (18.31%) User Acceptance Testing
16 23 (16.20%) Test Automation
16 23 (16.20%) Finance
17 22 (15.49%) XML
17 22 (15.49%) Windows
17 22 (15.49%) Regression Testing
18 21 (14.79%) MS Excel
18 21 (14.79%) Telecoms
18 21 (14.79%) SDLC
19 17 (11.97%) Web Development
19 17 (11.97%) WebDriver
20 16 (11.27%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 15 (10.56%) ColdFusion
2 3 (2.11%) Apache
2 3 (2.11%) IIS
3 1 (0.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (14.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.04%) VoIP
2 1 (0.70%) Firewall
2 1 (0.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (26.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.63%) MySQL
3 5 (3.52%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.52%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 80 (56.34%) Selenium
2 28 (19.72%) JIRA
3 17 (11.97%) WebDriver
4 14 (9.86%) JProfiler
4 14 (9.86%) JUnit
5 12 (8.45%) SoapUI
5 12 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (5.63%) InstallShield
7 6 (4.23%) Jenkins
7 6 (4.23%) TestComplete
8 4 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.82%) HP UFT
8 4 (2.82%) Sahi
8 4 (2.82%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.11%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.11%) Rational Robot
9 3 (2.11%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (1.41%) WATIR
11 1 (0.70%) Firebug
11 1 (0.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (16.20%) Finance
2 21 (14.79%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.63%) Banking
4 7 (4.93%) Games
5 6 (4.23%) Marketing
6 5 (3.52%) Electronics
6 5 (3.52%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.11%) Retail
8 2 (1.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.70%) Law
9 1 (0.70%) Legal
9 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.13%) .NET
2 22 (15.49%) XML
3 9 (6.34%) Web Services
4 8 (5.63%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.23%) SOAP
6 5 (3.52%) CSS
6 5 (3.52%) HTML
6 5 (3.52%) JSON
6 5 (3.52%) RESTful
7 4 (2.82%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.82%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (2.82%) React
8 3 (2.11%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.11%) Gherkin
8 3 (2.11%) LAMP
9 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.70%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.93%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.52%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.11%) Wiki
5 2 (1.41%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.41%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.70%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.70%) iPhone
6 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.49%) Windows
2 15 (10.56%) Linux
3 7 (4.93%) Solaris
3 7 (4.93%) Unix
4 5 (3.52%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.52%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.11%) Android
5 3 (2.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (33.80%) Software Testing
2 46 (32.39%) Manual Testing
3 41 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (26.06%) Functional Testing
5 33 (23.24%) Automated Testing
6 32 (22.54%) Automation Testing
7 31 (21.83%) Test Scripting
8 26 (18.31%) User Acceptance Testing
9 23 (16.20%) Test Automation
10 22 (15.49%) Regression Testing
11 21 (14.79%) SDLC
12 17 (11.97%) Web Development
13 16 (11.27%) Time Management
14 15 (10.56%) Scrum
14 15 (10.56%) SOA
15 12 (8.45%) Non-Functional Testing
15 12 (8.45%) Web Testing
16 10 (7.04%) Software Engineering
17 9 (6.34%) Test Strategy
18 8 (5.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.99%) SQL
2 37 (26.06%) C#
3 26 (18.31%) PHP
4 16 (11.27%) Perl
4 16 (11.27%) Python
5 12 (8.45%) Java
5 12 (8.45%) JavaScript
6 11 (7.75%) C++
6 11 (7.75%) Ruby
7 8 (5.63%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.93%) C
9 2 (1.41%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.41%) F#
9 2 (1.41%) VB
10 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.70%) VBA
10 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (29.58%) ISEB
2 31 (21.83%) ISTQB
3 15 (10.56%) Degree
4 8 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (19.01%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.34%) Oracle
3 7 (4.93%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.52%) HP
4 5 (3.52%) SAP
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