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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 389 415 405
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 48 46 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.22% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.23% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 33 44 62
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -33.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £47,500 £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
17675 19960 22319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.87% 97.08% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14978 16141 18060
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Surrey +1 16 £35,000 -
East Sussex +29 15 £39,500 +31.66% 3
Buckinghamshire - 13 £35,000 -
Berkshire +4 3 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Oxfordshire -6 1 - -
QA Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 107 (100.00%) QA
2 79 (73.83%) Selenium
3 47 (43.93%) Software Testing
4 39 (36.45%) ISTQB
4 39 (36.45%) ISEB
4 39 (36.45%) SQL
5 37 (34.58%) Regression Testing
6 36 (33.64%) Manual Testing
7 35 (32.71%) Automation Testing
7 35 (32.71%) JIRA
8 33 (30.84%) C#
9 32 (29.91%) Automated Testing
10 31 (28.97%) Functional Testing
11 28 (26.17%) .NET
12 25 (23.36%) User Acceptance Testing
13 24 (22.43%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (21.50%) Microsoft
15 21 (19.63%) Telecoms
16 19 (17.76%) MySQL
16 19 (17.76%) Scrum
16 19 (17.76%) Degree
16 19 (17.76%) Test Automation
17 18 (16.82%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (16.82%) WebDriver
17 18 (16.82%) JavaScript
17 18 (16.82%) SQL Server
18 17 (15.89%) Web Testing
18 17 (15.89%) SoapUI
19 16 (14.95%) Linux
19 16 (14.95%) JMeter

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 6 (5.61%) ColdFusion
2 2 (1.87%) Confluence
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.93%) IIS
3 1 (0.93%) Node.js
3 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.15%) VoIP
2 1 (0.93%) Firewall
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.76%) MySQL
2 18 (16.82%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.48%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.54%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 79 (73.83%) Selenium
2 35 (32.71%) JIRA
3 18 (16.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (16.82%) WebDriver
4 17 (15.89%) SoapUI
5 16 (14.95%) JMeter
6 10 (9.35%) Jenkins
6 10 (9.35%) NeoLoad
7 9 (8.41%) InstallShield
8 7 (6.54%) JUnit
9 6 (5.61%) JProfiler
10 5 (4.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (2.80%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
11 3 (2.80%) Selenium IDE
12 2 (1.87%) Gerrit
12 2 (1.87%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.87%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.87%) WatiN
13 1 (0.93%) Hudson
General
1 21 (19.63%) Telecoms
2 11 (10.28%) Finance
3 7 (6.54%) Games
3 7 (6.54%) Marketing
4 6 (5.61%) Electronics
4 6 (5.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.93%) Automotive
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.17%) .NET
2 15 (14.02%) XML
3 6 (5.61%) JSON
3 6 (5.61%) RESTful
3 6 (5.61%) SOAP
3 6 (5.61%) Web Services
4 5 (4.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (4.67%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (4.67%) React
5 3 (2.80%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.93%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.93%) Java EE
7 1 (0.93%) JMS
7 1 (0.93%) PostGIS
7 1 (0.93%) REST
7 1 (0.93%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.61%) Wiki
3 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.80%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.95%) Linux
2 10 (9.35%) Unix
3 9 (8.41%) Solaris
3 9 (8.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.93%) Software Testing
2 37 (34.58%) Regression Testing
3 36 (33.64%) Manual Testing
4 35 (32.71%) Automation Testing
5 32 (29.91%) Automated Testing
6 31 (28.97%) Functional Testing
7 25 (23.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (22.43%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (17.76%) Scrum
9 19 (17.76%) Test Automation
10 17 (15.89%) Web Testing
11 14 (13.08%) Integration Testing
12 13 (12.15%) Test Scripting
13 12 (11.21%) Black-Box Testing
13 12 (11.21%) Software Delivery
14 11 (10.28%) Data Validation
14 11 (10.28%) Validation
15 10 (9.35%) Test Strategy
15 10 (9.35%) Web Development
16 9 (8.41%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (36.45%) SQL
2 33 (30.84%) C#
3 18 (16.82%) JavaScript
4 15 (14.02%) Ruby
5 14 (13.08%) Java
6 13 (12.15%) Python
7 11 (10.28%) C++
8 10 (9.35%) Perl
9 9 (8.41%) C
10 8 (7.48%) PHP
11 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.93%) Groovy
12 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.93%) VB
12 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (36.45%) ISEB
1 39 (36.45%) ISTQB
2 19 (17.76%) Degree
3 2 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (21.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.41%) Red Hat
3 6 (5.61%) Oracle
3 6 (5.61%) SAP
4 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.93%) HP
4 1 (0.93%) Rally
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