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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 375 354 395
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 79 99 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.41% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.44% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 74 66 56
Average salary £31,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.68% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
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
20471 22682 21700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.04% 94.69% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16465 18087 17977
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -22 30 £31,500 -33.68% 2
Berkshire +26 26 £43,000 +10.96% 1
Kent +17 9 £27,000 -
West Sussex - 7 £25,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -4 5 £50,000 +42.85%
Oxfordshire +12 1 £30,000 -19.46% 1
East Sussex -15 1 - -
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 121 (100.00%) QA
2 55 (45.45%) ISEB
3 49 (40.50%) ISTQB
4 46 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (36.36%) Software Testing
6 42 (34.71%) Test Scripting
7 36 (29.75%) Degree
8 34 (28.10%) XML
9 31 (25.62%) Automation Testing
10 30 (24.79%) C#
11 29 (23.97%) Test Automation
12 28 (23.14%) Test Strategy
12 28 (23.14%) Windows
13 27 (22.31%) Selenium
14 25 (20.66%) SQL
15 24 (19.83%) Automated Testing
16 23 (19.01%) Perl
16 23 (19.01%) Python
16 23 (19.01%) Manual Testing
17 21 (17.36%) User Acceptance Testing
18 19 (15.70%) Project Planning
18 19 (15.70%) Java
18 19 (15.70%) Telecoms
18 19 (15.70%) Time Management
19 18 (14.88%) InstallShield
19 18 (14.88%) Microsoft
19 18 (14.88%) Software Engineering
20 17 (14.05%) Scrum
20 17 (14.05%) Regression Testing
20 17 (14.05%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (4.96%) SharePoint
1 6 (4.96%) Confluence
1 6 (4.96%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (4.96%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (2.48%) IIS
3 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) VoIP
2 2 (1.65%) Internet
3 1 (0.83%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (4.96%) MySQL
2 6 (4.96%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.96%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (22.31%) Selenium
2 18 (14.88%) InstallShield
3 14 (11.57%) Visual Studio
4 13 (10.74%) WebDriver
5 12 (9.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (6.61%) JIRA
7 6 (4.96%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (4.96%) Zephyr
8 2 (1.65%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.65%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.65%) Subversion
8 2 (1.65%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.65%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.83%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.83%) Grunt
9 1 (0.83%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.83%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.83%) Hudson
9 1 (0.83%) InstallAnywhere
9 1 (0.83%) TestComplete
General
1 19 (15.70%) Telecoms
2 16 (13.22%) Finance
3 7 (5.79%) Marketing
4 5 (4.13%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.31%) Automotive
6 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.65%) Retail
6 2 (1.65%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.83%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.10%) XML
2 16 (13.22%) .NET
3 13 (10.74%) HTML
4 11 (9.09%) HTML5
5 9 (7.44%) Silverlight
5 9 (7.44%) WinForms
6 8 (6.61%) ASP.NET
7 7 (5.79%) Gherkin
8 5 (4.13%) Web Services
9 3 (2.48%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.48%) SOAP
10 2 (1.65%) CSS
10 2 (1.65%) REST
11 1 (0.83%) Backbone.js
11 1 (0.83%) Sass
11 1 (0.83%) LINQ
11 1 (0.83%) jQuery
11 1 (0.83%) RESTful
11 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.44%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.13%) Hedge funds
4 3 (2.48%) Open Source
5 2 (1.65%) DTV
5 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) FMCG
6 1 (0.83%) iDTV
6 1 (0.83%) EPoS
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Statistics
6 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.83%) Social Media
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.14%) Windows
2 17 (14.05%) Solaris
3 16 (13.22%) UNIX
4 13 (10.74%) Linux
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 42 (34.71%) Test Scripting
4 31 (25.62%) Automation Testing
5 29 (23.97%) Test Automation
6 28 (23.14%) Test Strategy
7 24 (19.83%) Automated Testing
8 23 (19.01%) Manual Testing
9 21 (17.36%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (15.70%) Project Planning
10 19 (15.70%) Time Management
11 18 (14.88%) Software Engineering
12 17 (14.05%) Scrum
12 17 (14.05%) Regression Testing
13 15 (12.40%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (9.92%) TDD
15 11 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (7.44%) Requirements Analysis
16 9 (7.44%) BDD
17 8 (6.61%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.79%) C#
2 25 (20.66%) SQL
3 23 (19.01%) Perl
3 23 (19.01%) Python
4 19 (15.70%) Java
5 17 (14.05%) C++
6 16 (13.22%) Ruby
7 11 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 8 (6.61%) C
9 7 (5.79%) PHP
10 5 (4.13%) VB
11 4 (3.31%) VB6
12 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.83%) VBScript
13 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.83%) VC++
13 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 55 (45.45%) ISEB
2 49 (40.50%) ISTQB
3 36 (29.75%) Degree
4 5 (4.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.22%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.96%) Oracle
4 5 (4.13%) HP
5 2 (1.65%) SAP
6 1 (0.83%) VMware
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