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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 377 381 393
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 60 83 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.40% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.41% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 37 77 67
Median salary £35,000 £32,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,300 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,625
% change year-on-year
- -6.13%
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
17708 20127 21617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.03% 96.63% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14994 16599 16915
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +31 29 £29,500 -1.66% 1
Berkshire +20 9 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Surrey -2 9 £37,500 +22.95% 2
Buckinghamshire +13 5 £35,000 -
West Sussex +2 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Hampshire -8 2 £32,000 +28.00%
Kent +13 1 £35,000 +32.07%
QA Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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.

1 126 (100.00%) QA
2 85 (67.46%) Selenium
3 60 (47.62%) Regression Testing
4 57 (45.24%) Software Testing
5 54 (42.86%) ISTQB
6 53 (42.06%) ISEB
7 47 (37.30%) SQL
7 47 (37.30%) Scrum
8 45 (35.71%) Automated Testing
9 43 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 33 (26.19%) JMeter
12 31 (24.60%) MySQL
13 30 (23.81%) JIRA
14 27 (21.43%) Manual Testing
14 27 (21.43%) Software Delivery
15 26 (20.63%) Automation Testing
16 25 (19.84%) Test Automation
16 25 (19.84%) Functional Testing
16 25 (19.84%) Java
17 24 (19.05%) Telecoms
18 23 (18.25%) Black-Box Testing
19 22 (17.46%) Integration Testing
19 22 (17.46%) C#
19 22 (17.46%) XML
20 21 (16.67%) JavaScript
21 19 (15.08%) Test Scripting
22 18 (14.29%) Degree
23 16 (12.70%) Finance
23 16 (12.70%) BDD

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 4 (3.17%) Confluence
2 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.79%) IIS
2 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.73%) VoIP
2 2 (1.59%) HTTP
3 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.60%) MySQL
2 11 (8.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.97%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.79%) DB2
5 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 85 (67.46%) Selenium
2 33 (26.19%) JMeter
3 30 (23.81%) JIRA
4 15 (11.90%) WebDriver
5 14 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 14 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (9.52%) Jenkins
6 12 (9.52%) NeoLoad
7 11 (8.73%) SoapUI
8 7 (5.56%) InstallShield
8 7 (5.56%) SpecFlow
9 5 (3.97%) HP UFT
9 5 (3.97%) NUnit
9 5 (3.97%) Selenium IDE
9 5 (3.97%) TestNG
10 4 (3.17%) CircleCI
10 4 (3.17%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (3.17%) Protractor
10 4 (3.17%) WatiN
11 3 (2.38%) Hudson
General
1 24 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 16 (12.70%) Finance
3 13 (10.32%) Marketing
4 4 (3.17%) Publishing
5 3 (2.38%) Automotive
5 3 (2.38%) Electronics
5 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.59%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.59%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.46%) XML
2 15 (11.90%) .NET
3 13 (10.32%) HTML
4 5 (3.97%) Node.js
4 5 (3.97%) React
4 5 (3.97%) REST
5 4 (3.17%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.17%) Gherkin
5 4 (3.17%) Web Services
6 3 (2.38%) Ajax
6 3 (2.38%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.38%) Java EE
6 3 (2.38%) JMS
6 3 (2.38%) SOAP
6 3 (2.38%) Spring
6 3 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.79%) JSON
7 1 (0.79%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.79%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.35%) User Experience
3 5 (3.97%) PMI
4 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.17%) Wiki
5 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.59%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.32%) Unix
2 12 (9.52%) Linux
3 8 (6.35%) Windows
4 7 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (47.62%) Regression Testing
2 57 (45.24%) Software Testing
3 47 (37.30%) Scrum
4 45 (35.71%) Automated Testing
5 43 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 27 (21.43%) Manual Testing
7 27 (21.43%) Software Delivery
8 26 (20.63%) Automation Testing
9 25 (19.84%) Functional Testing
9 25 (19.84%) Test Automation
10 23 (18.25%) Black-Box Testing
11 22 (17.46%) Integration Testing
12 19 (15.08%) Test Scripting
13 16 (12.70%) BDD
14 15 (11.90%) Test Strategy
15 14 (11.11%) TDD
16 12 (9.52%) Data Validation
16 12 (9.52%) SDLC
16 12 (9.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 47 (37.30%) SQL
2 25 (19.84%) Java
3 22 (17.46%) C#
4 21 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 12 (9.52%) Python
6 10 (7.94%) Perl
6 10 (7.94%) Ruby
7 7 (5.56%) C
7 7 (5.56%) C++
8 6 (4.76%) PHP
9 3 (2.38%) Groovy
10 2 (1.59%) VB
11 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 53 (42.06%) ISEB
3 18 (14.29%) Degree
4 11 (8.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.97%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 14 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.56%) Oracle
2 7 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.38%) SAP
4 2 (1.59%) Citrix
4 2 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.79%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.79%) Rally
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