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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 361 419 413
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 49 57 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 43 54 49
Median salary £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
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
15725 21062 21213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.88% 97.03% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13103 17793 16905
Median salary £43,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.14% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
East Sussex +38 15 £31,500 +26.00% 1
Surrey +6 12 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 9 £27,500 +10.00%
Berkshire +58 7 £37,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +32 2 £35,000 -
Kent +9 2 £42,500 -
West Sussex +5 1 - -
QA Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 106 (100.00%) QA
2 63 (59.43%) Selenium
3 48 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (38.68%) Scrum
4 41 (38.68%) SQL
5 38 (35.85%) Regression Testing
5 38 (35.85%) Test Scripting
6 33 (31.13%) Software Testing
7 32 (30.19%) ISEB
8 28 (26.42%) Automated Testing
9 27 (25.47%) ISTQB
10 26 (24.53%) TDD
10 26 (24.53%) BDD
11 25 (23.58%) User Acceptance Testing
12 23 (21.70%) Manual Testing
13 22 (20.75%) .NET
14 20 (18.87%) MySQL
14 20 (18.87%) JMeter
15 19 (17.92%) Software Delivery
16 18 (16.98%) Cucumber
17 17 (16.04%) Java
18 16 (15.09%) JIRA
18 16 (15.09%) Test Automation
19 15 (14.15%) C#
20 14 (13.21%) XML
21 13 (12.26%) Jenkins
21 13 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
21 13 (12.26%) JavaScript
21 13 (12.26%) Microsoft
22 12 (11.32%) SpecFlow

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 2 (1.89%) Confluence
2 1 (0.94%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) SaaS
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) HTTP
1 2 (1.89%) VoIP
2 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.87%) MySQL
2 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.94%) DB2
5 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 63 (59.43%) Selenium
2 20 (18.87%) JMeter
3 18 (16.98%) Cucumber
4 16 (15.09%) JIRA
5 13 (12.26%) Jenkins
6 12 (11.32%) SpecFlow
6 12 (11.32%) WebDriver
7 10 (9.43%) Visual Studio
8 5 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.77%) CircleCI
9 4 (3.77%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (3.77%) Protractor
10 3 (2.83%) NeoLoad
10 3 (2.83%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (2.83%) Subversion
11 2 (1.89%) HP UFT
11 2 (1.89%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.89%) NUnit
11 2 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (1.89%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (9.43%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.72%) Marketing
4 2 (1.89%) Automotive
4 2 (1.89%) Electronics
4 2 (1.89%) Legal
4 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.75%) .NET
2 14 (13.21%) XML
3 9 (8.49%) Gherkin
3 9 (8.49%) HTML
4 4 (3.77%) Node.js
4 4 (3.77%) React
5 2 (1.89%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.89%) REST
6 1 (0.94%) Ajax
6 1 (0.94%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.94%) Java EE
6 1 (0.94%) JMS
6 1 (0.94%) Pyramid
6 1 (0.94%) SOAP
6 1 (0.94%) Spring
6 1 (0.94%) Web Services
6 1 (0.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.83%) User Experience
3 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.89%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.89%) PMI
3 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
3 2 (1.89%) Wiki
4 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.60%) Windows
2 6 (5.66%) Unix
3 4 (3.77%) Linux
4 1 (0.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (38.68%) Scrum
3 38 (35.85%) Regression Testing
3 38 (35.85%) Test Scripting
4 33 (31.13%) Software Testing
5 28 (26.42%) Automated Testing
6 26 (24.53%) BDD
6 26 (24.53%) TDD
7 25 (23.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (21.70%) Manual Testing
9 19 (17.92%) Software Delivery
10 16 (15.09%) Test Automation
11 12 (11.32%) Functional Testing
12 11 (10.38%) Test Strategy
13 9 (8.49%) SDLC
13 9 (8.49%) Waterfall
14 8 (7.55%) E-Commerce
15 7 (6.60%) Automation Testing
15 7 (6.60%) Integration Testing
16 6 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 41 (38.68%) SQL
2 17 (16.04%) Java
3 15 (14.15%) C#
4 13 (12.26%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.77%) PHP
6 3 (2.83%) Python
6 3 (2.83%) VB
7 2 (1.89%) C++
7 2 (1.89%) Perl
7 2 (1.89%) Ruby
8 1 (0.94%) C
8 1 (0.94%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 32 (30.19%) ISEB
2 27 (25.47%) ISTQB
3 9 (8.49%) Degree
4 6 (5.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 13 (12.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.72%) Oracle
3 2 (1.89%) Citrix
3 2 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.89%) SAP
4 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
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