The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 351 380 396
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 100 58 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.27% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 66 54 43
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22768 21308 23387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 94.93% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18193 17655 20251
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
QA Analyst
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +56 64 £47,500 +26.66% 6
Buckinghamshire +11 12 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Kent -9 12 - -
Hampshire -13 3 - -
Berkshire -14 3 £38,750 +10.71% 2
East Sussex -15 3 £32,500 +17.11% 1
Oxfordshire -24 3 £27,000 -22.85% 2
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 159 (100.00%) QA
2 94 (59.12%) SQL
3 91 (57.23%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (57.23%) Degree
4 64 (40.25%) Finance
5 63 (39.62%) Test Automation
6 61 (38.36%) Software Testing
7 60 (37.74%) Test Scripting
8 55 (34.59%) ISEB
9 51 (32.08%) C#
9 51 (32.08%) Computer Science
10 49 (30.82%) Mathematics
11 47 (29.56%) .NET
12 46 (28.93%) Selenium
13 45 (28.30%) Test Strategy
14 42 (26.42%) Java
14 42 (26.42%) Microsoft
15 38 (23.90%) ISTQB
16 35 (22.01%) OO
17 31 (19.50%) WebDriver
18 29 (18.24%) C++
19 26 (16.35%) Automated Testing
20 25 (15.72%) Analytics
21 24 (15.09%) TestComplete
21 24 (15.09%) Web Services
22 23 (14.47%) XML
22 23 (14.47%) WinRunner
22 23 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
23 22 (13.84%) Windows
23 22 (13.84%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (0.63%) Drupal
1 1 (0.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.77%) MS Office
3 2 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.89%) Big Data
3 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.26%) MySQL
4 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (28.93%) Selenium
2 31 (19.50%) WebDriver
3 24 (15.09%) TestComplete
4 23 (14.47%) WinRunner
5 16 (10.06%) JIRA
5 16 (10.06%) Ranorex
6 12 (7.55%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (5.03%) Visual Studio
9 6 (3.77%) SilkTest
9 6 (3.77%) Subversion
9 6 (3.77%) ClearCase
9 6 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (1.89%) InstallShield
11 2 (1.26%) InstallAnywhere
11 2 (1.26%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.26%) Bugzilla
11 2 (1.26%) TestDirector
12 1 (0.63%) MSI
12 1 (0.63%) AdminStudio
General
1 64 (40.25%) Finance
2 6 (3.77%) Front Office
2 6 (3.77%) Back Office
3 5 (3.14%) Banking
3 5 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.52%) Retail
5 2 (1.26%) Automotive
5 2 (1.26%) Marketing
6 1 (0.63%) Billing
6 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (29.56%) .NET
2 24 (15.09%) Web Services
3 23 (14.47%) XML
4 16 (10.06%) .NET Framework
5 8 (5.03%) HTML
6 6 (3.77%) ODBC
7 4 (2.52%) CSS
8 1 (0.63%) J2EE
8 1 (0.63%) XSL
8 1 (0.63%) SOAP
8 1 (0.63%) Swing
8 1 (0.63%) Java SE
8 1 (0.63%) LAMP
8 1 (0.63%) ZK
Miscellaneous
1 51 (32.08%) Computer Science
2 49 (30.82%) Mathematics
3 17 (10.69%) Client/Server
4 9 (5.66%) NHS
5 8 (5.03%) Hedge funds
5 8 (5.03%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.89%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.89%) Statistics
6 3 (1.89%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.26%) Open Source
7 2 (1.26%) Replication
7 2 (1.26%) EPoS
8 1 (0.63%) iDTV
8 1 (0.63%) iPhone
8 1 (0.63%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.84%) Windows
2 17 (10.69%) UNIX
3 10 (6.29%) Linux
4 3 (1.89%) AIX
5 2 (1.26%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.26%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.26%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.26%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.63%) Android
6 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (57.23%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (39.62%) Test Automation
3 61 (38.36%) Software Testing
4 60 (37.74%) Test Scripting
5 45 (28.30%) Test Strategy
6 35 (22.01%) OO
7 26 (16.35%) Automated Testing
8 25 (15.72%) Analytics
9 18 (11.32%) Scrum
10 16 (10.06%) RAD
11 15 (9.43%) Manual Testing
12 12 (7.55%) Validation
13 9 (5.66%) Test Management
13 9 (5.66%) Automation Testing
14 8 (5.03%) Risk Management
14 8 (5.03%) Enterprise Architecture
15 7 (4.40%) Waterfall
15 7 (4.40%) User Acceptance Testing
16 6 (3.77%) Performance Testing
16 6 (3.77%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 94 (59.12%) SQL
2 51 (32.08%) C#
3 42 (26.42%) Java
4 29 (18.24%) C++
5 12 (7.55%) Delphi
6 10 (6.29%) Python
7 7 (4.40%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.52%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.52%) Perl
9 3 (1.89%) VB
10 2 (1.26%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.26%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.26%) PHP
11 1 (0.63%) C
11 1 (0.63%) VBScript
11 1 (0.63%) VC++
11 1 (0.63%) Ruby
11 1 (0.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 91 (57.23%) Degree
2 55 (34.59%) ISEB
3 38 (23.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.81%) SunGard
3 12 (7.55%) BT
4 7 (4.40%) VMware
5 3 (1.89%) HP
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