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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 379 416 414
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 49 47 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 24 43 52
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
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
17914 20210 21623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.19% 96.82% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 15256 16543 17242
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +30 28 £30,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire +28 10 £35,000 +16.66%
Surrey +17 6 £42,500 +20.56%
Berkshire +9 3 £35,000 -12.50% 1
West Sussex -8 2 £34,000 +36.00%
QA Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 94 (100.00%) QA
2 71 (75.53%) Selenium
3 54 (57.45%) Regression Testing
4 49 (52.13%) Software Testing
5 42 (44.68%) ISEB
5 42 (44.68%) ISTQB
5 42 (44.68%) Automated Testing
6 38 (40.43%) SQL
7 29 (30.85%) MySQL
7 29 (30.85%) Functional Testing
8 28 (29.79%) JMeter
8 28 (29.79%) Scrum
8 28 (29.79%) Manual Testing
9 27 (28.72%) C#
10 26 (27.66%) Automation Testing
11 22 (23.40%) Software Delivery
11 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
11 22 (23.40%) Telecoms
11 22 (23.40%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (22.34%) JIRA
13 20 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (21.28%) Test Automation
14 19 (20.21%) Degree
15 17 (18.09%) .NET
15 17 (18.09%) Java
15 17 (18.09%) XML
16 16 (17.02%) Linux
16 16 (17.02%) Integration Testing
16 16 (17.02%) Test Scripting
16 16 (17.02%) Black-Box Testing

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 3 (3.19%) Confluence
2 2 (2.13%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.06%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.06%) IIS
3 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.83%) VoIP
2 3 (3.19%) HTTP
3 1 (1.06%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (30.85%) MySQL
2 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.51%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 71 (75.53%) Selenium
2 28 (29.79%) JMeter
3 21 (22.34%) JIRA
4 14 (14.89%) WebDriver
5 13 (13.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (12.77%) NeoLoad
7 10 (10.64%) SoapUI
8 9 (9.57%) InstallShield
8 9 (9.57%) Jenkins
9 5 (5.32%) Cucumber
10 4 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (4.26%) SpecFlow
10 4 (4.26%) WatiN
11 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
11 3 (3.19%) JUnit
12 2 (2.13%) Gerrit
12 2 (2.13%) JProfiler
12 2 (2.13%) LoadRunner
12 2 (2.13%) Mercurial
12 2 (2.13%) Zephyr
General
1 22 (23.40%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.64%) Finance
3 7 (7.45%) Marketing
4 6 (6.38%) Electronics
4 6 (6.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.13%) Automotive
6 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.06%) Games
6 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.09%) .NET
1 17 (18.09%) XML
2 5 (5.32%) JSON
2 5 (5.32%) React
2 5 (5.32%) RESTful
2 5 (5.32%) SOAP
2 5 (5.32%) Web Services
3 4 (4.26%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.26%) AngularJS
3 4 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (2.13%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.13%) HTML
4 2 (2.13%) Node.js
5 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.06%) JMS
5 1 (1.06%) PostGIS
5 1 (1.06%) REST
5 1 (1.06%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.38%) Wiki
3 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.13%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.02%) Linux
2 12 (12.77%) Unix
3 10 (10.64%) Windows
4 9 (9.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (57.45%) Regression Testing
2 49 (52.13%) Software Testing
3 42 (44.68%) Automated Testing
4 29 (30.85%) Functional Testing
5 28 (29.79%) Manual Testing
5 28 (29.79%) Scrum
6 26 (27.66%) Automation Testing
7 22 (23.40%) Software Delivery
7 22 (23.40%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (21.28%) Test Automation
9 16 (17.02%) Black-Box Testing
9 16 (17.02%) Integration Testing
9 16 (17.02%) Test Scripting
10 13 (13.83%) Data Validation
10 13 (13.83%) Test Strategy
10 13 (13.83%) Validation
11 10 (10.64%) BDD
11 10 (10.64%) Stress Testing
11 10 (10.64%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.43%) SQL
2 27 (28.72%) C#
3 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
4 17 (18.09%) Java
5 15 (15.96%) Ruby
6 14 (14.89%) Python
7 11 (11.70%) Perl
8 9 (9.57%) C
8 9 (9.57%) C++
9 5 (5.32%) PHP
10 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.06%) Groovy
11 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.06%) VB
11 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (44.68%) ISEB
1 42 (44.68%) ISTQB
2 19 (20.21%) Degree
3 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.57%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.51%) Oracle
4 6 (6.38%) SAP
5 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.06%) HP
5 1 (1.06%) Rally
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