The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 394 426 405
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 56 28 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 55 28 34
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
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
18287 19931 19929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.42% 97.07% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15671 16283 15778
Average salary £44,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +30 22 £35,000 +5.26% 2
West Sussex +3 10 £32,500 -7.14% 1
East Sussex +17 9 £35,000 -9.67%
Oxfordshire - 8 £19,000 - 1
Berkshire -1 4 £45,000 +5.26% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £33,000 -17.50%
Hampshire +21 1 £25,000 -9.09%
QA Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 108 (100.00%) QA
2 70 (64.81%) Selenium
3 42 (38.89%) Manual Testing
4 37 (34.26%) Software Testing
5 34 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (31.48%) SQL
6 32 (29.63%) Automated Testing
7 31 (28.70%) C#
7 31 (28.70%) .NET
8 30 (27.78%) SQL Server
9 29 (26.85%) ISEB
10 26 (24.07%) Microsoft
11 25 (23.15%) JIRA
12 24 (22.22%) Functional Testing
12 24 (22.22%) ISTQB
13 22 (20.37%) PHP
13 22 (20.37%) Automation Testing
14 19 (17.59%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (17.59%) MS Excel
15 18 (16.67%) Test Scripting
15 18 (16.67%) Test Automation
15 18 (16.67%) SDLC
16 16 (14.81%) WebDriver
16 16 (14.81%) Web Development
17 15 (13.89%) SOA
18 14 (12.96%) JProfiler
18 14 (12.96%) ColdFusion
18 14 (12.96%) JUnit
19 13 (12.04%) Linux
19 13 (12.04%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (12.96%) ColdFusion
2 3 (2.78%) Apache
2 3 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (17.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.78%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (0.93%) Firewall
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.41%) MySQL
3 5 (4.63%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.63%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 70 (64.81%) Selenium
2 25 (23.15%) JIRA
3 16 (14.81%) WebDriver
4 14 (12.96%) JProfiler
4 14 (12.96%) JUnit
5 12 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (10.19%) SoapUI
7 6 (5.56%) TestComplete
8 5 (4.63%) InstallShield
8 5 (4.63%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (3.70%) Sahi
10 3 (2.78%) HP UFT
10 3 (2.78%) Rational Robot
11 2 (1.85%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.85%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.93%) JMeter
12 1 (0.93%) TestLink
12 1 (0.93%) WATIR
General
1 11 (10.19%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.26%) Finance
3 7 (6.48%) Games
4 5 (4.63%) Electronics
4 5 (4.63%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.63%) Marketing
5 2 (1.85%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (28.70%) .NET
2 12 (11.11%) XML
3 9 (8.33%) Web Services
4 8 (7.41%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.63%) JSON
5 5 (4.63%) RESTful
5 5 (4.63%) SOAP
6 4 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.70%) CSS
6 4 (3.70%) HTML
6 4 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (3.70%) React
7 3 (2.78%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.78%) LAMP
8 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.93%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (0.93%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.63%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.78%) Wiki
4 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.93%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.04%) Linux
2 11 (10.19%) Windows
3 5 (4.63%) Solaris
3 5 (4.63%) Unix
3 5 (4.63%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.85%) Android
6 2 (1.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.89%) Manual Testing
2 37 (34.26%) Software Testing
3 34 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (29.63%) Automated Testing
5 24 (22.22%) Functional Testing
6 22 (20.37%) Automation Testing
7 19 (17.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (16.67%) SDLC
8 18 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 18 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 16 (14.81%) Web Development
10 15 (13.89%) SOA
11 13 (12.04%) Scrum
11 13 (12.04%) Time Management
12 11 (10.19%) Web Testing
13 10 (9.26%) Non-Functional Testing
13 10 (9.26%) Regression Testing
14 8 (7.41%) Software Engineering
15 7 (6.48%) E-Commerce
15 7 (6.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (31.48%) SQL
2 31 (28.70%) C#
3 22 (20.37%) PHP
4 11 (10.19%) Java
5 9 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.41%) Ruby
6 8 (7.41%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.48%) C++
8 6 (5.56%) Perl
8 6 (5.56%) Python
9 5 (4.63%) C
10 2 (1.85%) VB
11 1 (0.93%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.93%) VBA
11 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (26.85%) ISEB
2 24 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 11 (10.19%) Degree
4 6 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.33%) Oracle
3 5 (4.63%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.63%) SAP
4 4 (3.70%) HP
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