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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 222 235 249
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 14 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.22% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.23% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 5
Median salary £36,000 £31,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £21,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,350 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
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
4980 5637 6405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.21% 96.84% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4196 4779 5348
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,648 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Devon -7 11 £35,000 +35.92% 2
Wiltshire - 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire -7 1 £37,500 -11.76%
QA Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 20 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (55.00%) XML
2 11 (55.00%) ISEB
2 11 (55.00%) Software Testing
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (35.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (30.00%) JIRA
6 6 (30.00%) Java
6 6 (30.00%) Mobile App
7 5 (25.00%) User Stories
7 5 (25.00%) SOASTA, Inc
7 5 (25.00%) SoapUI
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (25.00%) User Experience
7 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (25.00%) SDLC
7 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) C#
7 5 (25.00%) Scrum
7 5 (25.00%) Usability Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Selenium
7 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 5 (25.00%) JSON
8 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
8 4 (20.00%) Degree
8 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (20.00%) Workflow
8 4 (20.00%) MATLAB

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 (20.00%) Jupyter
1 4 (20.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (30.00%) JIRA
3 5 (25.00%) Selenium
3 5 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
4 2 (10.00%) FitNesse
4 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) XML
2 5 (25.00%) JSON
3 4 (20.00%) Pandas
4 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) SDLC
3 5 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 5 (25.00%) User Stories
4 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Workflow
5 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (15.00%) Test Management
5 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 4 (20.00%) Python
4 4 (20.00%) R
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) ISEB
2 4 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) SOASTA, Inc
2 4 (20.00%) Apple
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
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Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 25 days ago