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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 238 235 234
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 16 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.13% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.14% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 3
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
5562 5847 5292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.00% 97.45% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4963 4496
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
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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
Bristol -7 7 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Devon +6 3 £50,000 +100.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £42,500 - 1
Somerset - 3 £27,500 - 1
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 35 (100.00%) QA
2 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (40.00%) Selenium
4 12 (34.29%) Test Automation
5 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
5 11 (31.43%) Software Testing
5 11 (31.43%) Automated Testing
5 11 (31.43%) ISEB
6 10 (28.57%) C#
6 10 (28.57%) User Stories
7 9 (25.71%) Java
7 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
8 8 (22.86%) Finance
8 8 (22.86%) Scrum
8 8 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (20.00%) SQL
9 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (17.14%) HTML
10 6 (17.14%) XML
10 6 (17.14%) Performance Testing
10 6 (17.14%) Test Management
10 6 (17.14%) JIRA
11 5 (14.29%) ISTQB
11 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (14.29%) Manual Testing
12 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (11.43%) SDLC
12 4 (11.43%) QA Automation
12 4 (11.43%) BDD
12 4 (11.43%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (8.57%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Selenium
2 8 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (17.14%) JIRA
4 3 (8.57%) Geb
4 3 (8.57%) HP UFT
5 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.86%) JUnit
6 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.86%) Protractor
6 1 (2.86%) TestNG
6 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Billing
2 2 (5.71%) Electronics
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) HTML
1 6 (17.14%) XML
2 4 (11.43%) CSS
3 3 (8.57%) J2EE
3 3 (8.57%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
1 3 (8.57%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (5.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
1 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Test Automation
3 11 (31.43%) Automated Testing
3 11 (31.43%) Software Testing
3 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
4 10 (28.57%) User Stories
5 8 (22.86%) Scrum
6 6 (17.14%) Performance Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Test Management
7 5 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.43%) BDD
8 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.43%) QA Automation
8 4 (11.43%) SDLC
9 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.57%) Defect Management
9 3 (8.57%) Process Improvement
9 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
9 3 (8.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) C#
2 9 (25.71%) Java
2 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
3 7 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) C
5 3 (8.57%) C++
5 3 (8.57%) MATLAB
5 3 (8.57%) Objective-C
5 3 (8.57%) Python
5 3 (8.57%) R
5 3 (8.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) ISEB
2 5 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Apple
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) HP
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