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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 367 389 346
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 66 71 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.35% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.36% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 44 69 93
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
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
17799 19951 22285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.81% 97.06% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15042 16057 17997
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 May 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 May 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
Surrey -3 20 £35,000 - 2
Berkshire +10 15 £40,000 -6.97% 2
East Sussex - 15 £34,000 -
Buckinghamshire +31 11 £35,000 -34.88%
Oxfordshire +4 4 - -
West Sussex -18 1 £40,000 +60.00%
QA Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 132 (100.00%) QA
2 90 (68.18%) Selenium
3 52 (39.39%) Software Testing
4 45 (34.09%) JIRA
5 44 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 44 (33.33%) ISEB
6 42 (31.82%) SQL
7 41 (31.06%) Automation Testing
8 39 (29.55%) User Acceptance Testing
9 38 (28.79%) Manual Testing
10 36 (27.27%) Regression Testing
11 35 (26.52%) C#
12 34 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (24.24%) Automated Testing
13 32 (24.24%) Functional Testing
14 28 (21.21%) .NET
15 26 (19.70%) Telecoms
16 24 (18.18%) Scrum
17 23 (17.42%) Microsoft
18 22 (16.67%) Test Automation
19 21 (15.91%) Finance
20 20 (15.15%) SQL Server
20 20 (15.15%) Degree
20 20 (15.15%) WebDriver
21 19 (14.39%) SoapUI
21 19 (14.39%) Java
22 18 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
22 18 (13.64%) Integration Testing
23 17 (12.88%) JavaScript
23 17 (12.88%) XML

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 7 (5.30%) ColdFusion
2 2 (1.52%) Confluence
3 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.76%) IIS
3 1 (0.76%) Node.js
3 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (0.76%) Firewall
2 1 (0.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.12%) MySQL
3 7 (5.30%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 90 (68.18%) Selenium
2 45 (34.09%) JIRA
3 20 (15.15%) WebDriver
4 19 (14.39%) SoapUI
5 18 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (11.36%) JMeter
7 12 (9.09%) Jenkins
8 9 (6.82%) InstallShield
9 8 (6.06%) JUnit
9 8 (6.06%) NeoLoad
10 7 (5.30%) HP UFT
11 6 (4.55%) JProfiler
11 6 (4.55%) NUnit
11 6 (4.55%) Selenium IDE
12 5 (3.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (3.79%) Cucumber
12 5 (3.79%) TestNG
13 3 (2.27%) SpecFlow
14 2 (1.52%) Gradle
14 2 (1.52%) Hudson
General
1 26 (19.70%) Telecoms
2 21 (15.91%) Finance
3 13 (9.85%) Marketing
4 7 (5.30%) Games
5 5 (3.79%) Electronics
5 5 (3.79%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.27%) Publishing
7 2 (1.52%) Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.76%) Automotive
8 1 (0.76%) Law
8 1 (0.76%) Legal
8 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.21%) .NET
2 17 (12.88%) XML
3 7 (5.30%) SOAP
3 7 (5.30%) Web Services
4 6 (4.55%) JSON
4 6 (4.55%) RESTful
5 5 (3.79%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.79%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (3.79%) React
6 4 (3.03%) HTML
7 3 (2.27%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.27%) REST
8 2 (1.52%) Ajax
8 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.52%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.52%) Java EE
8 2 (1.52%) JMS
8 2 (1.52%) Spring
8 2 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.06%) User Experience
2 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.79%) PMI
3 5 (3.79%) Wiki
4 4 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.27%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.52%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.76%) iPhone
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.36%) Linux
2 11 (8.33%) Windows
3 9 (6.82%) Solaris
3 9 (6.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (39.39%) Software Testing
2 41 (31.06%) Automation Testing
3 39 (29.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 38 (28.79%) Manual Testing
5 36 (27.27%) Regression Testing
6 34 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (24.24%) Automated Testing
7 32 (24.24%) Functional Testing
8 24 (18.18%) Scrum
9 22 (16.67%) Test Automation
10 18 (13.64%) Integration Testing
11 16 (12.12%) SDLC
11 16 (12.12%) Web Testing
12 15 (11.36%) Black-Box Testing
12 15 (11.36%) Test Scripting
13 12 (9.09%) Web Development
14 11 (8.33%) Test Strategy
14 11 (8.33%) Time Management
15 10 (7.58%) QA Automation
15 10 (7.58%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (31.82%) SQL
2 35 (26.52%) C#
3 19 (14.39%) Java
4 17 (12.88%) JavaScript
5 16 (12.12%) Python
6 15 (11.36%) Ruby
7 13 (9.85%) Perl
8 11 (8.33%) C++
9 9 (6.82%) C
10 8 (6.06%) PHP
11 2 (1.52%) Groovy
12 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.76%) VB
12 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (33.33%) ISEB
1 44 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 20 (15.15%) Degree
3 8 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (17.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.82%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.55%) Oracle
4 5 (3.79%) SAP
5 1 (0.76%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.76%) HP
5 1 (0.76%) Rally
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