The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had QA Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 365 433 440
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 34 34 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 30
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
QA Test 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
15690 20732 21361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.91% 97.04% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 13081 17473 17056
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +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 £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured QA Test Analyst in the job title.

QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst across the South East region.

QA Test Analyst Salary Trend in the South East

QA Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

QA Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the South East

QA Test 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 Test Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 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 +34 13 £31,500 +26.00% 1
Surrey +32 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire +24 7 £27,500 +10.00%
Berkshire +56 3 £32,500 -13.33%
Kent - 2 £42,500 -
QA Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, QA Test 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 78 (100.00%) QA
2 48 (61.54%) Selenium
3 34 (43.59%) Test Scripting
4 33 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (41.03%) Regression Testing
6 30 (38.46%) SQL
7 28 (35.90%) Scrum
8 27 (34.62%) Automated Testing
9 25 (32.05%) BDD
9 25 (32.05%) Software Testing
10 24 (30.77%) TDD
11 23 (29.49%) ISEB
12 22 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
13 21 (26.92%) Manual Testing
13 21 (26.92%) .NET
14 19 (24.36%) ISTQB
15 16 (20.51%) JMeter
15 16 (20.51%) MySQL
16 15 (19.23%) Cucumber
17 14 (17.95%) Software Delivery
18 13 (16.67%) C#
19 12 (15.38%) SpecFlow
20 11 (14.10%) Test Automation
20 11 (14.10%) XML
20 11 (14.10%) Jenkins
21 10 (12.82%) Java
21 10 (12.82%) Visual Studio
22 9 (11.54%) JavaScript
22 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
22 9 (11.54%) Gherkin

QA Test 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 (2.56%) Confluence
2 1 (1.28%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) MySQL
2 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (61.54%) Selenium
2 16 (20.51%) JMeter
3 15 (19.23%) Cucumber
4 12 (15.38%) SpecFlow
5 11 (14.10%) Jenkins
6 10 (12.82%) Visual Studio
7 9 (11.54%) JIRA
8 7 (8.97%) WebDriver
9 5 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (5.13%) CircleCI
10 4 (5.13%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (5.13%) Protractor
11 3 (3.85%) NeoLoad
11 3 (3.85%) Subversion
12 2 (2.56%) LoadRunner
12 2 (2.56%) TestComplete
12 2 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (2.56%) WatiN
12 2 (2.56%) Zephyr
13 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (5.13%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.56%) Electronics
3 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.56%) Marketing
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.92%) .NET
2 11 (14.10%) XML
3 9 (11.54%) Gherkin
4 7 (8.97%) HTML
5 4 (5.13%) Node.js
5 4 (5.13%) React
6 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.28%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.56%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.56%) Wiki
4 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Windows
2 4 (5.13%) Unix
3 3 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (43.59%) Test Scripting
2 33 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (41.03%) Regression Testing
4 28 (35.90%) Scrum
5 27 (34.62%) Automated Testing
6 25 (32.05%) BDD
6 25 (32.05%) Software Testing
7 24 (30.77%) TDD
8 22 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 21 (26.92%) Manual Testing
10 14 (17.95%) Software Delivery
11 11 (14.10%) Test Automation
12 9 (11.54%) Test Strategy
13 8 (10.26%) Functional Testing
13 8 (10.26%) SDLC
13 8 (10.26%) Waterfall
14 6 (7.69%) E-Commerce
15 5 (6.41%) Defect Tracking
15 5 (6.41%) ERP
15 5 (6.41%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.46%) SQL
2 13 (16.67%) C#
3 10 (12.82%) Java
4 9 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.13%) PHP
6 3 (3.85%) VB
7 2 (2.56%) Python
8 1 (1.28%) C++
8 1 (1.28%) Perl
8 1 (1.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (29.49%) ISEB
2 19 (24.36%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.97%) Degree
4 4 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle
3 2 (2.56%) SAP
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