The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 235 228 206
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 10 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.050% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.052% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 6
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
5750 5744 4757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.22% 95.19% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4767 4098
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,072 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 4 September 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Devon - 3 £30,000 -
Bristol -8 2 £38,750 +3.33%
Dorset - 2 £28,750 -
Somerset - 2 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £35,000 -
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited QA 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 26 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 8 (30.77%) VBScript
4 6 (23.08%) Scrum
4 6 (23.08%) Selenium
5 5 (19.23%) C#
6 4 (15.38%) SQL
6 4 (15.38%) ISEB
6 4 (15.38%) JIRA
7 3 (11.54%) Degree
7 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Automation Testing
7 3 (11.54%) TDD
7 3 (11.54%) Law
7 3 (11.54%) Web Services
7 3 (11.54%) Java
7 3 (11.54%) VB
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle
8 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 2 (7.69%) HP
8 2 (7.69%) Linux
8 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
8 2 (7.69%) Advertising
8 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
8 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited QA 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
3 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.85%) Redmine
4 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.85%) Maven
4 1 (3.85%) JUnit
4 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.85%) TestNG
4 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (11.54%) Law
2 2 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) NHS
1 1 (3.85%) DTV
1 1 (3.85%) iPhone
1 1 (3.85%) iPad
1 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) CentOS
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (11.54%) TDD
3 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
3 3 (11.54%) Automation Testing
4 2 (7.69%) BDD
4 2 (7.69%) User Stories
4 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.69%) SDLC
4 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Web Development
4 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Web Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) VBScript
2 5 (19.23%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) VB
4 3 (11.54%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISEB
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) VMware
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Apple
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) ForgeRock