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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 252 227 235
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 1 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.018% 0.32% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.33% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 3
Median salary £28,500 £30,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.44%
UK excluding London median salary £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +1.56%
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
5470 5800 5938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.54% 97.04% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4631 4913 4973
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 +5 1 £28,500 -5.00%
QA Test Analyst
England

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 12 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 12 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (91.67%) Usability Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Manual Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (91.67%) Automated Testing
2 11 (91.67%) XML
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) ISEB
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (91.67%) User Experience
2 11 (91.67%) SDLC
3 9 (75.00%) User Stories
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Automated Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Manual Testing
2 11 (91.67%) SDLC
2 11 (91.67%) Usability Testing
3 9 (75.00%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
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