The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 230 224 222
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 12 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.38% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 20
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £24,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £30,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -12.14%
QA 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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5124 5762 5836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.25% 97.09% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4347 4843 4863
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,900 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in the South West

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

QA Analyst Salary Trend in the South West

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

QA Analyst Salary Histogram in the South West

QA Analyst
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Bristol +4 7 £32,500 +18.18%
Devon +3 3 £29,250 -2.50% 1
Gloucestershire +5 1 £40,000 +44.14%
QA Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, QA 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 West region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (46.43%) ISEB
3 12 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 11 (39.29%) Automated Testing
5 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
5 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
5 9 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (32.14%) SDLC
6 8 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 8 (28.57%) XML
7 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (21.43%) Usability Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (21.43%) User Stories
8 6 (21.43%) User Experience
8 6 (21.43%) Finance
8 6 (21.43%) Scrum
8 6 (21.43%) Windows
9 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
9 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
10 4 (14.29%) JIRA
10 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (14.29%) Test Management
10 4 (14.29%) Java
10 4 (14.29%) SQL
11 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
11 3 (10.71%) C
11 3 (10.71%) HTML
11 3 (10.71%) Internet

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.29%) JIRA
3 3 (10.71%) Selenium
4 2 (7.14%) Geb
4 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Billing
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) XML
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
1 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 11 (39.29%) Automated Testing
3 9 (32.14%) SDLC
3 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
4 8 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (21.43%) Scrum
6 6 (21.43%) Usability Testing
6 6 (21.43%) User Stories
7 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
8 4 (14.29%) Test Management
8 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (10.71%) BDD
9 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
10 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
10 2 (7.14%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Java
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) C
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) C++
3 2 (7.14%) MATLAB
3 2 (7.14%) Objective-C
3 2 (7.14%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) R
3 2 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) ISEB
2 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Apple
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Capita
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