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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 368 383 392
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 70 70 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.31% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.33% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 70 48 30
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
19717 21123 20195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 94.88% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16358 16603 16647
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 32 £31,250 -2.34% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 12 £35,000 +40.00%
Hampshire +11 7 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Berkshire -10 5 £40,000 +4.57% 2
West Sussex -3 4 £32,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £32,500 - 2
East Sussex +16 2 £30,000 -11.76% 1
Kent +2 2 £30,000 -26.82%
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 61 (45.86%) Software Testing
3 57 (42.86%) ISEB
4 56 (42.11%) ISTQB
5 52 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (33.83%) Selenium
7 40 (30.08%) Test Scripting
8 39 (29.32%) Automated Testing
9 35 (26.32%) Automation Testing
10 34 (25.56%) Degree
11 28 (21.05%) Finance
11 28 (21.05%) C#
11 28 (21.05%) Windows
12 26 (19.55%) XML
12 26 (19.55%) Regression Testing
13 24 (18.05%) Telecoms
14 23 (17.29%) Java
14 23 (17.29%) SQL
15 22 (16.54%) User Acceptance Testing
16 21 (15.79%) Test Automation
16 21 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 20 (15.04%) Manual Testing
17 20 (15.04%) VoIP
18 18 (13.53%) Test Strategy
18 18 (13.53%) WebDriver
19 17 (12.78%) Time Management
19 17 (12.78%) C++
19 17 (12.78%) Perl
19 17 (12.78%) PHP
19 17 (12.78%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
3 4 (3.01%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 10 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.50%) 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 20 (15.04%) VoIP
2 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.76%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.76%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.76%) MySQL
3 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 45 (33.83%) Selenium
2 18 (13.53%) WebDriver
3 13 (9.77%) Visual Studio
3 13 (9.77%) InstallShield
4 10 (7.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (6.77%) JIRA
6 7 (5.26%) HP UFT
7 5 (3.76%) Zephyr
8 4 (3.01%) Sahi
8 4 (3.01%) JUnit
8 4 (3.01%) JProfiler
9 3 (2.26%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.50%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.50%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.50%) WATIR
11 1 (0.75%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.75%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.75%) Subversion
11 1 (0.75%) Maven
11 1 (0.75%) Hudson
General
1 28 (21.05%) Finance
2 24 (18.05%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.01%) Electronics
3 4 (3.01%) Marketing
3 4 (3.01%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.50%) Advertising
4 2 (1.50%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.75%) Automotive
5 1 (0.75%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.55%) XML
2 16 (12.03%) Web Services
3 15 (11.28%) .NET
4 8 (6.02%) SOAP
5 7 (5.26%) HTML
5 7 (5.26%) Gherkin
6 5 (3.76%) HTML5
7 4 (3.01%) REST
7 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.01%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (1.50%) Silverlight
8 2 (1.50%) WinForms
8 2 (1.50%) CSS
9 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.75%) RESTful
9 1 (0.75%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.01%) SWIFT
2 4 (3.01%) DTV
3 2 (1.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.75%) iDTV
4 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.05%) Windows
2 12 (9.02%) Solaris
2 12 (9.02%) Linux
2 12 (9.02%) UNIX
3 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.50%) Android
5 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (45.86%) Software Testing
2 52 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (30.08%) Test Scripting
4 39 (29.32%) Automated Testing
5 35 (26.32%) Automation Testing
6 26 (19.55%) Regression Testing
7 22 (16.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (15.79%) Test Automation
9 20 (15.04%) Manual Testing
10 18 (13.53%) Test Strategy
11 17 (12.78%) Time Management
12 13 (9.77%) Project Planning
12 13 (9.77%) Software Engineering
13 12 (9.02%) Web Testing
13 12 (9.02%) SDLC
14 11 (8.27%) Requirements Analysis
15 10 (7.52%) Test Planning
16 9 (6.77%) Data Validation
16 9 (6.77%) Validation
17 8 (6.02%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.05%) C#
2 23 (17.29%) Java
2 23 (17.29%) SQL
3 17 (12.78%) C++
3 17 (12.78%) Perl
3 17 (12.78%) PHP
3 17 (12.78%) Python
4 14 (10.53%) Ruby
5 12 (9.02%) C
6 4 (3.01%) F#
6 4 (3.01%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.01%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.01%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.50%) VB
7 2 (1.50%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.50%) VB6
8 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.75%) VC++
Qualifications
1 57 (42.86%) ISEB
2 56 (42.11%) ISTQB
3 34 (25.56%) Degree
4 21 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (8.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (9.02%) Red Hat
2 9 (6.77%) HP
3 8 (6.02%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.26%) Oracle
5 5 (3.76%) SAP
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Go Partnership.
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + training and development
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton
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Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago