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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Analyst
England / South East
Rank 329 394 406
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 60 56 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.30% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 59 53 53
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £22,900 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,600
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
14426 18941 19937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 96.81% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11980 16112 16185
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
East Sussex +25 18 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Surrey +34 15 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Berkshire +57 14 £31,250 -11.34%
Buckinghamshire +24 6 £33,750 +8.87%
Kent +15 4 £28,000 -
Oxfordshire +26 2 £35,000 +84.21%
West Sussex -3 1 £26,000 -20.00%
QA Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 112 (100.00%) QA
2 53 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (45.54%) Selenium
4 41 (36.61%) Regression Testing
4 41 (36.61%) SQL
5 39 (34.82%) Test Scripting
6 35 (31.25%) .NET
7 33 (29.46%) Scrum
8 29 (25.89%) ISEB
9 27 (24.11%) BDD
10 26 (23.21%) TDD
10 26 (23.21%) Manual Testing
10 26 (23.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 25 (22.32%) Software Testing
11 25 (22.32%) C#
12 23 (20.54%) Automated Testing
12 23 (20.54%) ISTQB
13 22 (19.64%) Microsoft
14 18 (16.07%) SDLC
15 17 (15.18%) Cucumber
16 16 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (14.29%) Windows
16 16 (14.29%) SQL Server
17 15 (13.39%) JIRA
18 13 (11.61%) Test Automation
18 13 (11.61%) Visual Studio
19 12 (10.71%) XML
19 12 (10.71%) JavaScript
19 12 (10.71%) Finance
19 12 (10.71%) Software Delivery

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 2 (1.79%) Confluence
2 1 (0.89%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.82%) MySQL
3 4 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 51 (45.54%) Selenium
2 17 (15.18%) Cucumber
3 15 (13.39%) JIRA
4 13 (11.61%) Visual Studio
5 12 (10.71%) Jenkins
6 11 (9.82%) WebDriver
7 10 (8.93%) SpecFlow
8 9 (8.04%) JMeter
9 3 (2.68%) CircleCI
9 3 (2.68%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (2.68%) Protractor
9 3 (2.68%) Subversion
9 3 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.79%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.79%) NUnit
10 2 (1.79%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (1.79%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.79%) TestComplete
10 2 (1.79%) TestNG
10 2 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (10.71%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Marketing
3 2 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (0.89%) Electronics
4 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.89%) Publishing
4 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (31.25%) .NET
2 12 (10.71%) XML
3 8 (7.14%) Gherkin
4 7 (6.25%) HTML
5 3 (2.68%) Node.js
5 3 (2.68%) React
6 2 (1.79%) JSON
7 1 (0.89%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.46%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.79%) PMI
5 2 (1.79%) User Experience
6 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.89%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.89%) Social Media
6 1 (0.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (3.57%) Unix
3 3 (2.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (36.61%) Regression Testing
3 39 (34.82%) Test Scripting
4 33 (29.46%) Scrum
5 27 (24.11%) BDD
6 26 (23.21%) Manual Testing
6 26 (23.21%) TDD
6 26 (23.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 25 (22.32%) Software Testing
8 23 (20.54%) Automated Testing
9 18 (16.07%) SDLC
10 13 (11.61%) Test Automation
11 12 (10.71%) Functional Testing
11 12 (10.71%) Software Delivery
12 11 (9.82%) E-Commerce
12 11 (9.82%) Performance Testing
12 11 (9.82%) Waterfall
13 10 (8.93%) Test Strategy
14 9 (8.04%) ERP
15 8 (7.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.61%) SQL
2 25 (22.32%) C#
3 12 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.93%) Java
5 3 (2.68%) PHP
5 3 (2.68%) VB
6 1 (0.89%) C++
6 1 (0.89%) Python
6 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (25.89%) ISEB
2 23 (20.54%) ISTQB
3 9 (8.04%) Degree
4 7 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (1.79%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle
3 1 (0.89%) SAP
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