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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 396 352 408
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 48 56 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 46 38 36
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £24,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £30,750
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +7.31%
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
19778 18992 21191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.69% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16131 15197 18404
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 January 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 January 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 +1 17 £43,000 +14.46% 4
Surrey -3 14 £30,500 -35.78% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 8 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Kent -8 4 £23,750 - 3
East Sussex - 3 £35,000 -
Hampshire -28 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 January 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.

1 115 (100.00%) QA
2 56 (48.70%) ISEB
3 51 (44.35%) Software Testing
4 45 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (31.30%) ISTQB
6 33 (28.70%) Selenium
7 30 (26.09%) Finance
7 30 (26.09%) XML
8 27 (23.48%) Test Scripting
9 26 (22.61%) Test Strategy
9 26 (22.61%) SQL
10 25 (21.74%) C#
11 23 (20.00%) Telecoms
12 22 (19.13%) Degree
12 22 (19.13%) Java
13 20 (17.39%) Windows
13 20 (17.39%) Test Automation
14 18 (15.65%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (15.65%) Cucumber
14 18 (15.65%) HTML
15 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
15 17 (14.78%) Time Management
16 16 (13.91%) Manual Testing
16 16 (13.91%) JavaScript
17 15 (13.04%) Automated Testing
17 15 (13.04%) Test Planning
18 14 (12.17%) WebDriver
18 14 (12.17%) Automation Testing
19 13 (11.30%) HP Quality Center
19 13 (11.30%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (3.48%) IIS
2 3 (2.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.48%) MS Office
3 3 (2.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.43%) Internet
2 10 (8.70%) 3G
2 10 (8.70%) Broadband
3 2 (1.74%) VoIP
3 2 (1.74%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (3.48%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.48%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.61%) MySQL
3 3 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 33 (28.70%) Selenium
2 18 (15.65%) Cucumber
3 14 (12.17%) WebDriver
4 12 (10.43%) JIRA
4 12 (10.43%) InstallShield
5 11 (9.57%) SpecFlow
6 10 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (6.96%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (5.22%) FitNesse
9 4 (3.48%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.61%) TestComplete
10 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.61%) Zephyr
11 2 (1.74%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (1.74%) TestDirector
11 2 (1.74%) JMeter
11 2 (1.74%) Xcode
12 1 (0.87%) NUnit
12 1 (0.87%) Subversion
12 1 (0.87%) LoadRunner
General
1 30 (26.09%) Finance
2 23 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 12 (10.43%) Retail
4 6 (5.22%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.48%) Marketing
6 2 (1.74%) Billing
7 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.87%) Automotive
7 1 (0.87%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.09%) XML
2 18 (15.65%) HTML
3 11 (9.57%) .NET
3 11 (9.57%) Web Services
4 10 (8.70%) SOAP
5 6 (5.22%) XSD
5 6 (5.22%) WSDL
6 4 (3.48%) WinForms
6 4 (3.48%) Silverlight
7 3 (2.61%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (2.61%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.74%) HTML5
8 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.87%) CSS
9 1 (0.87%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.87%) JSON
9 1 (0.87%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.87%) LINQ
9 1 (0.87%) jQuery
9 1 (0.87%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.70%) Smartphone
2 5 (4.35%) Hedge funds
3 4 (3.48%) EPoS
4 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.61%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.74%) User Experience
5 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.74%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.87%) iDTV
6 1 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.87%) Equities
6 1 (0.87%) FMCG
6 1 (0.87%) Statistics
6 1 (0.87%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.39%) Windows
2 13 (11.30%) UNIX
3 11 (9.57%) Solaris
4 5 (4.35%) Linux
5 2 (1.74%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (44.35%) Software Testing
2 45 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (23.48%) Test Scripting
4 26 (22.61%) Test Strategy
5 20 (17.39%) Test Automation
6 18 (15.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (14.78%) Time Management
8 16 (13.91%) Manual Testing
9 15 (13.04%) Automated Testing
9 15 (13.04%) Test Planning
10 14 (12.17%) Automation Testing
11 13 (11.30%) Software Engineering
11 13 (11.30%) Regression Testing
12 12 (10.43%) Project Planning
13 11 (9.57%) Scrum
13 11 (9.57%) TDD
14 10 (8.70%) Test Management
15 8 (6.96%) BDD
16 7 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
17 6 (5.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.61%) SQL
2 25 (21.74%) C#
3 22 (19.13%) Java
4 16 (13.91%) JavaScript
5 12 (10.43%) Perl
5 12 (10.43%) Python
6 11 (9.57%) C++
7 10 (8.70%) Ruby
8 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.48%) VB
9 3 (2.61%) PHP
10 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.87%) VC++
10 1 (0.87%) VB6
Qualifications
1 56 (48.70%) ISEB
2 36 (31.30%) ISTQB
3 22 (19.13%) Degree
4 10 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 13 (11.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.70%) HP
2 10 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.61%) Oracle
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