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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 387 372 399
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 56 72 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.33% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 56 58 45
Average salary £32,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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
19689 21521 20964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.94% 95.02% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16229 17194 17286
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Surrey +6 23 £32,000 -24.70% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 10 £35,000 +40.00%
Hampshire +10 9 £23,000 -42.50%
Berkshire -10 5 £40,000 +1.26% 1
East Sussex +30 4 £30,000 -16.08%
Oxfordshire +9 1 £32,500 -31.57% 1
West Sussex 0 1 £25,000 -23.07%
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 133 (100.00%) QA
2 60 (45.11%) Software Testing
3 57 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 56 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (42.11%) ISEB
5 41 (30.83%) Test Scripting
6 38 (28.57%) Degree
7 35 (26.32%) Selenium
7 35 (26.32%) Automation Testing
8 34 (25.56%) Automated Testing
9 31 (23.31%) XML
10 29 (21.80%) Windows
11 26 (19.55%) C#
11 26 (19.55%) Finance
12 25 (18.80%) Regression Testing
13 24 (18.05%) Telecoms
13 24 (18.05%) Java
13 24 (18.05%) Test Strategy
14 23 (17.29%) Test Automation
14 23 (17.29%) User Acceptance Testing
15 22 (16.54%) Manual Testing
16 20 (15.04%) Perl
16 20 (15.04%) Python
17 19 (14.29%) VoIP
18 17 (12.78%) SQL
18 17 (12.78%) Time Management
19 16 (12.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 16 (12.03%) C++
19 16 (12.03%) Project Planning
20 15 (11.28%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (4.51%) SharePoint
1 6 (4.51%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (4.51%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (3.76%) Confluence
3 4 (3.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.75%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.76%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.76%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.76%) MySQL
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (26.32%) Selenium
2 15 (11.28%) InstallShield
2 15 (11.28%) WebDriver
3 12 (9.02%) Visual Studio
4 10 (7.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (6.02%) HP UFT
6 7 (5.26%) JIRA
7 5 (3.76%) Zephyr
8 3 (2.26%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.50%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.75%) Subversion
10 1 (0.75%) JUnit
10 1 (0.75%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.75%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.75%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.75%) Sahi
10 1 (0.75%) JProfiler
10 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.75%) Hudson
10 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (19.55%) Finance
2 24 (18.05%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.51%) Marketing
4 4 (3.01%) Electronics
4 4 (3.01%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.26%) Automotive
6 1 (0.75%) Law
6 1 (0.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.31%) XML
2 15 (11.28%) Web Services
3 14 (10.53%) .NET
4 9 (6.77%) HTML
5 8 (6.02%) SOAP
5 8 (6.02%) HTML5
6 6 (4.51%) Gherkin
7 5 (3.76%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.01%) WinForms
8 4 (3.01%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (3.01%) Silverlight
8 4 (3.01%) REST
9 3 (2.26%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.75%) RESTful
10 1 (0.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.01%) DTV
3 4 (3.01%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.75%) iDTV
4 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.80%) Windows
2 14 (10.53%) Solaris
2 14 (10.53%) Linux
2 14 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (45.11%) Software Testing
2 56 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (30.83%) Test Scripting
4 35 (26.32%) Automation Testing
5 34 (25.56%) Automated Testing
6 25 (18.80%) Regression Testing
7 24 (18.05%) Test Strategy
8 23 (17.29%) Test Automation
8 23 (17.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (16.54%) Manual Testing
10 17 (12.78%) Time Management
11 16 (12.03%) Project Planning
12 15 (11.28%) Software Engineering
13 14 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
14 12 (9.02%) Scrum
14 12 (9.02%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (7.52%) Test Planning
15 10 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (7.52%) Web Testing
16 8 (6.02%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.55%) C#
2 24 (18.05%) Java
3 20 (15.04%) Perl
3 20 (15.04%) Python
4 17 (12.78%) SQL
5 16 (12.03%) C++
6 14 (10.53%) C
6 14 (10.53%) Ruby
7 11 (8.27%) PHP
8 6 (4.51%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.01%) VB
10 3 (2.26%) VB6
11 2 (1.50%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.75%) VBScript
12 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.75%) F#
12 1 (0.75%) VC++
12 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 57 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 56 (42.11%) ISEB
3 38 (28.57%) Degree
4 16 (12.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (10.53%) Red Hat
2 11 (8.27%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.26%) HP
4 5 (3.76%) Oracle
4 5 (3.76%) SAP
5 1 (0.75%) VMware
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