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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 375 330 374
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 63 114 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.50% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.53% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 63 85 70
Average salary £31,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,850 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -
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
19601 21628 21215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.13% 94.78% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15851 17539 17558
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 £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -18 26 £35,000 -26.31%
Berkshire +5 12 £47,500 +26.66% 1
West Sussex +7 8 £25,000 -28.57%
Hampshire +4 6 £22,500 - 1
Kent +5 5 £27,000 -
Oxfordshire +10 3 £30,000 +11.11% 1
Buckinghamshire -10 3 £50,000 +42.85%
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 122 (100.00%) QA
2 55 (45.08%) ISEB
3 54 (44.26%) ISTQB
3 54 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (39.34%) Software Testing
5 43 (35.25%) Test Scripting
6 35 (28.69%) Degree
6 35 (28.69%) Automation Testing
7 32 (26.23%) XML
8 30 (24.59%) Selenium
9 29 (23.77%) Automated Testing
9 29 (23.77%) Windows
10 27 (22.13%) Test Automation
11 26 (21.31%) C#
11 26 (21.31%) Manual Testing
12 25 (20.49%) Test Strategy
13 24 (19.67%) SQL
14 23 (18.85%) Java
15 22 (18.03%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (16.39%) Perl
16 20 (16.39%) Python
16 20 (16.39%) Telecoms
17 19 (15.57%) Finance
17 19 (15.57%) Scrum
18 18 (14.75%) Regression Testing
18 18 (14.75%) Continuous Improvement
19 17 (13.93%) Time Management
20 16 (13.11%) Project Planning
20 16 (13.11%) .NET
21 15 (12.30%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (5.74%) Confluence
2 6 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.20%) VoIP
2 1 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (5.74%) MySQL
2 7 (5.74%) MongoDB
2 7 (5.74%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.92%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (24.59%) Selenium
2 15 (12.30%) InstallShield
3 13 (10.66%) WebDriver
4 12 (9.84%) Visual Studio
5 11 (9.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (8.20%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (6.56%) JIRA
8 7 (5.74%) Zephyr
9 3 (2.46%) LoadRunner
9 3 (2.46%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.64%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.64%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.64%) Subversion
11 1 (0.82%) JUnit
11 1 (0.82%) NUnit
11 1 (0.82%) Grunt
11 1 (0.82%) eggPlant
11 1 (0.82%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (0.82%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.82%) Hudson
General
1 20 (16.39%) Telecoms
2 19 (15.57%) Finance
3 7 (5.74%) Marketing
4 4 (3.28%) Automotive
5 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.46%) Electronics
6 1 (0.82%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.82%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.23%) XML
2 16 (13.11%) .NET
3 13 (10.66%) HTML
4 11 (9.02%) HTML5
5 9 (7.38%) Web Services
5 9 (7.38%) WinForms
5 9 (7.38%) Silverlight
6 8 (6.56%) Gherkin
6 8 (6.56%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.28%) SOAP
8 3 (2.46%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.46%) REST
9 2 (1.64%) CSS
10 1 (0.82%) LINQ
10 1 (0.82%) WCF
10 1 (0.82%) jQuery
10 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.82%) JSON
10 1 (0.82%) Sass
10 1 (0.82%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.46%) DTV
3 3 (2.46%) Open Source
4 1 (0.82%) iDTV
4 1 (0.82%) Statistics
4 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.82%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.82%) Social Media
4 1 (0.82%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.77%) Windows
2 14 (11.48%) UNIX
2 14 (11.48%) Solaris
3 12 (9.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (39.34%) Software Testing
3 43 (35.25%) Test Scripting
4 35 (28.69%) Automation Testing
5 29 (23.77%) Automated Testing
6 27 (22.13%) Test Automation
7 26 (21.31%) Manual Testing
8 25 (20.49%) Test Strategy
9 22 (18.03%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (15.57%) Scrum
11 18 (14.75%) Regression Testing
11 18 (14.75%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (13.93%) Time Management
13 16 (13.11%) Project Planning
14 15 (12.30%) Software Engineering
15 13 (10.66%) Requirements Analysis
16 12 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
17 11 (9.02%) TDD
18 10 (8.20%) BDD
18 10 (8.20%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.31%) C#
2 24 (19.67%) SQL
3 23 (18.85%) Java
4 20 (16.39%) Perl
4 20 (16.39%) Python
5 15 (12.30%) C++
6 14 (11.48%) Ruby
7 11 (9.02%) T-SQL
8 10 (8.20%) PHP
9 8 (6.56%) C
10 5 (4.10%) VB
11 4 (3.28%) VB6
12 2 (1.64%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.82%) VBScript
13 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.82%) VC++
13 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 55 (45.08%) ISEB
2 54 (44.26%) ISTQB
3 35 (28.69%) Degree
4 13 (10.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (7.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.48%) Red Hat
3 7 (5.74%) Oracle
3 7 (5.74%) HP
4 3 (2.46%) SAP
5 1 (0.82%) VMware
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