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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 381 388 366
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 62 79 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.37% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.38% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 47 74 88
Median salary £37,500 £31,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -25.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -4.41%
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
18646 20686 23010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.81% 96.91% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15875 16528 18398
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 3 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 3 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 0 24 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Berkshire +14 18 £40,000 -6.97% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 8 £36,250 -27.50%
East Sussex +27 7 £34,000 - 3
Oxfordshire -8 3 - - 2
West Sussex -11 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Kent -14 1 £52,500 +94.44%
QA Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 127 (100.00%) QA
2 77 (60.63%) Selenium
3 47 (37.01%) Software Testing
4 45 (35.43%) JIRA
5 43 (33.86%) Manual Testing
6 40 (31.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 40 (31.50%) SQL
7 39 (30.71%) ISEB
7 39 (30.71%) ISTQB
8 37 (29.13%) Automation Testing
8 37 (29.13%) C#
9 32 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (23.62%) .NET
11 29 (22.83%) Functional Testing
12 26 (20.47%) Automated Testing
13 25 (19.69%) SQL Server
14 24 (18.90%) Microsoft
14 24 (18.90%) Regression Testing
14 24 (18.90%) Telecoms
15 23 (18.11%) Finance
16 22 (17.32%) SDLC
17 21 (16.54%) Test Automation
18 19 (14.96%) Scrum
19 18 (14.17%) WebDriver
20 17 (13.39%) SoapUI
20 17 (13.39%) Web Testing
20 17 (13.39%) Java
20 17 (13.39%) XML
21 16 (12.60%) Python
21 16 (12.60%) Degree

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 10 (7.87%) ColdFusion
2 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.79%) Confluence
2 1 (0.79%) Node.js
2 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.87%) VoIP
2 1 (0.79%) Firewall
2 1 (0.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.87%) MySQL
3 7 (5.51%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.72%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 77 (60.63%) Selenium
2 45 (35.43%) JIRA
3 18 (14.17%) WebDriver
4 17 (13.39%) SoapUI
5 16 (12.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (7.87%) Jenkins
7 9 (7.09%) InstallShield
8 8 (6.30%) HP UFT
9 7 (5.51%) JMeter
10 6 (4.72%) JProfiler
10 6 (4.72%) JUnit
10 6 (4.72%) NUnit
11 5 (3.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (3.94%) Selenium IDE
11 5 (3.94%) TestNG
12 3 (2.36%) Cucumber
12 3 (2.36%) NeoLoad
13 2 (1.57%) Gerrit
13 2 (1.57%) Git (software)
13 2 (1.57%) Mercurial
General
1 24 (18.90%) Telecoms
2 23 (18.11%) Finance
3 13 (10.24%) Marketing
4 7 (5.51%) Games
5 5 (3.94%) Electronics
5 5 (3.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.57%) Banking
6 2 (1.57%) Publishing
6 2 (1.57%) Retail
7 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.79%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.62%) .NET
2 17 (13.39%) XML
3 8 (6.30%) SOAP
4 6 (4.72%) JSON
4 6 (4.72%) RESTful
5 5 (3.94%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.94%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (3.94%) React
5 5 (3.94%) Web Services
6 4 (3.15%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.15%) HTML
7 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.79%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.79%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.79%) Middleware
8 1 (0.79%) PostGIS
8 1 (0.79%) REST
8 1 (0.79%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.30%) User Experience
2 5 (3.94%) PMI
2 5 (3.94%) Wiki
3 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.36%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.57%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.79%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.79%) iPhone
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.81%) Linux
2 12 (9.45%) Windows
3 9 (7.09%) Solaris
3 9 (7.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (37.01%) Software Testing
2 43 (33.86%) Manual Testing
3 40 (31.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 37 (29.13%) Automation Testing
5 32 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (22.83%) Functional Testing
7 26 (20.47%) Automated Testing
8 24 (18.90%) Regression Testing
9 22 (17.32%) SDLC
10 21 (16.54%) Test Automation
11 19 (14.96%) Scrum
12 17 (13.39%) Web Testing
13 15 (11.81%) Web Development
14 13 (10.24%) Test Scripting
14 13 (10.24%) Test Strategy
15 11 (8.66%) Integration Testing
15 11 (8.66%) Time Management
15 11 (8.66%) Waterfall
16 10 (7.87%) Black-Box Testing
16 10 (7.87%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 40 (31.50%) SQL
2 37 (29.13%) C#
3 17 (13.39%) Java
4 16 (12.60%) Python
5 15 (11.81%) Ruby
6 13 (10.24%) Perl
7 12 (9.45%) JavaScript
8 11 (8.66%) C++
8 11 (8.66%) PHP
9 9 (7.09%) C
10 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.79%) VB
10 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (30.71%) ISEB
1 39 (30.71%) ISTQB
2 16 (12.60%) Degree
3 8 (6.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (18.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.09%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.72%) Oracle
4 5 (3.94%) SAP
5 1 (0.79%) HP
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