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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
England / South East
Rank 349 393 431
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 50 58 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.32% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 46 58 30
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%

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
14362 18330 20202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.70% 96.69% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11898 15718 16484
Median salary £42,925 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.53% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +19 21 £32,500 -7.14%
Berkshire +30 9 £30,000 -33.33%
Surrey +31 8 £42,500 +21.42% 2
West Sussex +1 4 £50,000 +53.84%
Kent - 4 £28,000 -
Hampshire +26 3 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 1 £34,000 -6.20%
QA Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 89 (100.00%) QA
2 41 (46.07%) Test Scripting
3 39 (43.82%) Selenium
4 30 (33.71%) Regression Testing
4 30 (33.71%) .NET
5 27 (30.34%) SQL
6 26 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (24.72%) BDD
7 22 (24.72%) SDLC
8 21 (23.60%) Manual Testing
9 20 (22.47%) TDD
9 20 (22.47%) C#
9 20 (22.47%) Microsoft
10 19 (21.35%) ISEB
11 18 (20.22%) Automated Testing
11 18 (20.22%) Software Testing
11 18 (20.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
12 17 (19.10%) Windows
13 15 (16.85%) ISTQB
14 14 (15.73%) Performance Testing
15 13 (14.61%) WebDriver
15 13 (14.61%) Functional Testing
15 13 (14.61%) Scrum
16 12 (13.48%) Java
17 11 (12.36%) Visual Studio
18 10 (11.24%) JMeter
18 10 (11.24%) SDET
18 10 (11.24%) Degree
19 9 (10.11%) Unit 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 1 (1.12%) CMS
1 1 (1.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) MS Office
2 3 (3.37%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (43.82%) Selenium
2 13 (14.61%) WebDriver
3 11 (12.36%) Visual Studio
4 10 (11.24%) JMeter
5 9 (10.11%) JUnit
6 7 (7.87%) Cucumber
6 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
6 7 (7.87%) SpecFlow
7 5 (5.62%) JIRA
8 2 (2.25%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.12%) NUnit
General
1 8 (8.99%) Finance
2 1 (1.12%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (33.71%) .NET
2 5 (5.62%) Gherkin
3 4 (4.49%) XML
4 2 (2.25%) JSON
4 2 (2.25%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.12%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.49%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.37%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.10%) Windows
2 3 (3.37%) Linux
2 3 (3.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.07%) Test Scripting
2 30 (33.71%) Regression Testing
3 26 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (24.72%) BDD
4 22 (24.72%) SDLC
5 21 (23.60%) Manual Testing
6 20 (22.47%) TDD
7 18 (20.22%) Automated Testing
7 18 (20.22%) Software Testing
7 18 (20.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (15.73%) Performance Testing
9 13 (14.61%) Functional Testing
9 13 (14.61%) Scrum
10 9 (10.11%) E-Commerce
10 9 (10.11%) ERP
10 9 (10.11%) Test Strategy
10 9 (10.11%) Unit Testing
10 9 (10.11%) Waterfall
11 8 (8.99%) System Testing
12 7 (7.87%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.34%) SQL
2 20 (22.47%) C#
3 12 (13.48%) Java
4 8 (8.99%) Python
5 3 (3.37%) Perl
5 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.37%) Ruby
6 1 (1.12%) C++
6 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (21.35%) ISEB
2 15 (16.85%) ISTQB
3 10 (11.24%) Degree
4 3 (3.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (11.24%) SDET
3 3 (3.37%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (22.47%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle
3 2 (2.25%) SOASTA, Inc
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 27 days ago