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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 222 232 232
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 11 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.40% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.41% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 11
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
QA Test 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
5078 5866 5962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.52% 97.02% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4293 4927 4894
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the South West

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

QA Test Analyst Salary Trend in the South West

QA Test 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 Test Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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 +20 10 £32,500 +18.18%
Devon -16 1 £30,000 -
QA Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, QA Test 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (72.22%) Software Testing
2 13 (72.22%) ISEB
3 12 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 12 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
5 10 (55.56%) XML
5 10 (55.56%) Windows
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (55.56%) Manual Testing
5 10 (55.56%) User Experience
5 10 (55.56%) Usability Testing
5 10 (55.56%) SDLC
6 9 (50.00%) User Stories
7 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 2 (11.11%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
8 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Selenium
8 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
8 2 (11.11%) Marketing
8 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Finance
8 2 (11.11%) NHS
8 2 (11.11%) Internet
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.11%) ERP
9 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio

QA Test 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Electronic Patient Records
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
1 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Software Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 10 (55.56%) Manual Testing
3 10 (55.56%) SDLC
3 10 (55.56%) Usability Testing
4 9 (50.00%) User Stories
5 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) ERP
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) Test Management
7 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) SAP