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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Analyst
England / South West
Rank 209 228 238
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 20 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.40% 0.27% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.28% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 6
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £48,200 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
4798 5364 5881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.69% 97.28% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3998 4546 5013
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 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
Devon +5 10 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Wiltshire - 8 £32,500 - 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £37,500 -
QA Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 24 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) SQL
3 13 (54.17%) ISEB
4 12 (50.00%) Selenium
5 11 (45.83%) SoapUI
6 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
7 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
7 8 (33.33%) C#
7 8 (33.33%) XML
7 8 (33.33%) Functional Testing
8 7 (29.17%) Mobile App
8 7 (29.17%) Java
9 6 (25.00%) SOAP
9 6 (25.00%) Scrum
9 6 (25.00%) JSON
9 6 (25.00%) JIRA
9 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
9 6 (25.00%) SOASTA, Inc
9 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (16.67%) Degree
10 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
10 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (16.67%) Workflow
10 4 (16.67%) Apple
10 4 (16.67%) MATLAB
10 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 4 (16.67%) Python
10 4 (16.67%) MS Excel

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 4 (16.67%) Jupyter
1 4 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Selenium
2 11 (45.83%) SoapUI
3 6 (25.00%) JIRA
4 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (8.33%) ClearCase
6 2 (8.33%) FitNesse
6 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
7 1 (4.17%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) XML
2 6 (25.00%) JSON
2 6 (25.00%) SOAP
3 4 (16.67%) Pandas
4 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.17%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Mobile App
2 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 4 (16.67%) Workflow
6 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.50%) Test Management
6 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) User Stories
7 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) C#
3 7 (29.17%) Java
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) MATLAB
4 4 (16.67%) Python
4 4 (16.67%) R
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) ISEB
2 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) SOASTA, Inc
2 4 (16.67%) Apple
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
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Posted: 5 days ago
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