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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 378 346 393
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 58 75 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.36% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.38% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 53 51 38
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
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
19758 19598 20408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.27% 94.69% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16144 15491 17340
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
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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 +16 25 £43,000 +14.46% 6
Surrey -28 15 £30,500 -35.78% 2
Kent +4 8 £25,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £50,000 +42.85%
West Sussex - 3 £30,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
Hampshire -20 1 £27,500 +12.24%
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) QA
2 58 (53.21%) ISEB
3 48 (44.04%) ISTQB
4 37 (33.94%) Test Scripting
4 37 (33.94%) Software Testing
5 35 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (29.36%) Test Strategy
7 31 (28.44%) C#
8 28 (25.69%) Degree
9 26 (23.85%) XML
9 26 (23.85%) Windows
10 24 (22.02%) SQL
10 24 (22.02%) Test Automation
11 23 (21.10%) Manual Testing
12 22 (20.18%) Time Management
12 22 (20.18%) Selenium
13 21 (19.27%) Automated Testing
14 18 (16.51%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (16.51%) Perl
14 18 (16.51%) Python
15 17 (15.60%) Project Planning
15 17 (15.60%) Software Engineering
16 16 (14.68%) InstallShield
16 16 (14.68%) Finance
17 15 (13.76%) C++
17 15 (13.76%) Java
17 15 (13.76%) Solaris
18 14 (12.84%) Ruby
18 14 (12.84%) .NET
18 14 (12.84%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (3.67%) IIS
2 3 (2.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.59%) MS Office
3 3 (2.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) VoIP
2 4 (3.67%) Internet
3 2 (1.83%) 3G
3 2 (1.83%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.83%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (3.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.75%) MySQL
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.75%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (20.18%) Selenium
2 16 (14.68%) InstallShield
3 9 (8.26%) WebDriver
4 8 (7.34%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.50%) Visual Studio
5 6 (5.50%) SpecFlow
6 5 (4.59%) JIRA
7 4 (3.67%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (2.75%) TestComplete
8 3 (2.75%) Zephyr
9 2 (1.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (1.83%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.83%) Xcode
10 1 (0.92%) NUnit
10 1 (0.92%) Subversion
10 1 (0.92%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.92%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.92%) InstallAnywhere
10 1 (0.92%) Jasmine
General
1 16 (14.68%) Finance
2 13 (11.93%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.50%) Financial Institution
3 6 (5.50%) Retail
3 6 (5.50%) Marketing
4 3 (2.75%) Automotive
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.85%) XML
2 14 (12.84%) .NET
3 9 (8.26%) HTML
4 7 (6.42%) WinForms
4 7 (6.42%) Silverlight
5 5 (4.59%) HTML5
6 4 (3.67%) Gherkin
6 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.67%) Web Services
7 3 (2.75%) SOAP
8 2 (1.83%) CSS
9 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.92%) JSON
9 1 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.92%) WCF
9 1 (0.92%) Sass
9 1 (0.92%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.92%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.92%) LINQ
9 1 (0.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.59%) Hedge funds
1 5 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.75%) Open Source
2 3 (2.75%) EPoS
2 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.83%) Smartphone
3 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.83%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.83%) User Experience
4 1 (0.92%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.92%) iDTV
4 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.92%) Equities
4 1 (0.92%) Statistics
4 1 (0.92%) Contract for Difference
4 1 (0.92%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.85%) Windows
2 15 (13.76%) Solaris
3 14 (12.84%) UNIX
4 9 (8.26%) Linux
5 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.94%) Software Testing
1 37 (33.94%) Test Scripting
2 35 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (29.36%) Test Strategy
4 24 (22.02%) Test Automation
5 23 (21.10%) Manual Testing
6 22 (20.18%) Time Management
7 21 (19.27%) Automated Testing
8 18 (16.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (15.60%) Software Engineering
9 17 (15.60%) Project Planning
10 14 (12.84%) Automation Testing
10 14 (12.84%) Scrum
11 13 (11.93%) Regression Testing
12 12 (11.01%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (9.17%) TDD
14 7 (6.42%) BDD
14 7 (6.42%) Agile Testing
15 6 (5.50%) Mentoring
16 5 (4.59%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.44%) C#
2 24 (22.02%) SQL
3 18 (16.51%) Perl
3 18 (16.51%) Python
4 15 (13.76%) C++
4 15 (13.76%) Java
5 14 (12.84%) Ruby
6 10 (9.17%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.42%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.59%) VB
9 4 (3.67%) C
9 4 (3.67%) PHP
10 2 (1.83%) VB6
11 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.92%) VC++
11 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (53.21%) ISEB
2 48 (44.04%) ISTQB
3 28 (25.69%) Degree
4 4 (3.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.92%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (12.84%) Microsoft
1 14 (12.84%) Red Hat
2 3 (2.75%) HP
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle
3 1 (0.92%) VMware
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