The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 380 381 389
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 77 49 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 64 47 47
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £28,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
- +8.52%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21686 21057 22161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.82% 94.95% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17392 17379 18939
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Analyst
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Surrey +38 34 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Berkshire +15 19 £38,250 +9.28% 2
West Sussex +3 7 £32,500 +18.18%
Oxfordshire -1 6 £36,000 +2.85% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £25,000 -28.57% 2
Kent -12 2 £41,000 +36.66%
East Sussex -17 2 £35,750 +38.83%
Hampshire -11 1 £40,000 -11.11%
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 180 (100.00%) QA
2 106 (58.89%) SQL
3 103 (57.22%) Degree
4 92 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (50.56%) Finance
6 83 (46.11%) Software Testing
6 83 (46.11%) Test Automation
7 71 (39.44%) Mathematics
8 70 (38.89%) C#
9 69 (38.33%) .NET
10 64 (35.56%) Java
10 64 (35.56%) Selenium
11 61 (33.89%) Computer Science
12 56 (31.11%) Microsoft
13 52 (28.89%) Test Strategy
14 51 (28.33%) ISEB
15 48 (26.67%) Test Scripting
16 45 (25.00%) C++
17 42 (23.33%) OO
18 34 (18.89%) WinRunner
19 30 (16.67%) XML
19 30 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
20 29 (16.11%) ISTQB
21 27 (15.00%) SQL Server
21 27 (15.00%) TestComplete
22 26 (14.44%) Manual Testing
22 26 (14.44%) Team Foundation Server
22 26 (14.44%) WebDriver
22 26 (14.44%) HTML
23 24 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (3.89%) ColdFusion
2 1 (0.56%) Drupal
2 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.22%) MS Office
3 3 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.33%) Internet
2 8 (4.44%) 3G
2 8 (4.44%) Broadband
3 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 64 (35.56%) Selenium
2 34 (18.89%) WinRunner
3 27 (15.00%) TestComplete
4 26 (14.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (14.44%) WebDriver
5 22 (12.22%) QuickTest Pro
6 17 (9.44%) Ranorex
7 15 (8.33%) Visual Studio
8 13 (7.22%) Cucumber
8 13 (7.22%) Subversion
9 10 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
9 10 (5.56%) NUnit
10 9 (5.00%) JIRA
11 8 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (4.44%) ClearCase
11 8 (4.44%) SilkTest
12 7 (3.89%) InstallShield
13 6 (3.33%) InstallAnywhere
14 5 (2.78%) FitNesse
14 5 (2.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 91 (50.56%) Finance
2 13 (7.22%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.44%) Front Office
3 8 (4.44%) Back Office
4 7 (3.89%) Retail
5 4 (2.22%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (38.33%) .NET
2 30 (16.67%) XML
3 26 (14.44%) HTML
4 22 (12.22%) Web Services
5 18 (10.00%) CSS
6 17 (9.44%) .NET Framework
7 10 (5.56%) CSS3
7 10 (5.56%) HTML5
8 9 (5.00%) SOAP
9 8 (4.44%) ODBC
10 5 (2.78%) XSD
10 5 (2.78%) WSDL
11 4 (2.22%) JSON
11 4 (2.22%) Backbone.js
11 4 (2.22%) Sass
11 4 (2.22%) WCF
11 4 (2.22%) LINQ
11 4 (2.22%) jQuery
12 2 (1.11%) Middleware
12 2 (1.11%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 71 (39.44%) Mathematics
2 61 (33.89%) Computer Science
3 17 (9.44%) Client/Server
4 12 (6.67%) Smartphone
5 7 (3.89%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.89%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.22%) FMCG
7 3 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.67%) NHS
8 2 (1.11%) EPoS
8 2 (1.11%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.11%) Physics
9 1 (0.56%) Open Source
9 1 (0.56%) iPad
9 1 (0.56%) iDTV
9 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.33%) Windows
2 7 (3.89%) UNIX
2 7 (3.89%) Linux
3 1 (0.56%) Android
3 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (46.11%) Software Testing
2 83 (46.11%) Test Automation
3 52 (28.89%) Test Strategy
4 48 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 42 (23.33%) OO
6 26 (14.44%) Manual Testing
7 24 (13.33%) Analytics
8 23 (12.78%) Automated Testing
9 18 (10.00%) Workflow
10 17 (9.44%) Validation
10 17 (9.44%) RAD
10 17 (9.44%) Test Management
11 14 (7.78%) Regression Testing
11 14 (7.78%) Unit Testing
12 13 (7.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (7.22%) Scrum
12 13 (7.22%) Software Engineering
13 12 (6.67%) TDD
14 11 (6.11%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (58.89%) SQL
2 70 (38.89%) C#
3 64 (35.56%) Java
4 45 (25.00%) C++
5 18 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 16 (8.89%) Python
7 12 (6.67%) Delphi
8 11 (6.11%) Perl
9 9 (5.00%) PHP
10 4 (2.22%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.22%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.22%) VBScript
11 1 (0.56%) VB
11 1 (0.56%) C
11 1 (0.56%) VC++
11 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 103 (57.22%) Degree
2 51 (28.33%) ISEB
3 29 (16.11%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.33%) SunGard
3 8 (4.44%) VMware
4 7 (3.89%) HP
5 5 (2.78%) BT
6 1 (0.56%) JBoss
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