The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 235 205 222
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 5 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.083% 0.25% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.26% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 2
Average salary £24,000 £52,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.28% +51.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £31,500 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £52,500 £34,950
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
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
5762 5035 5224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.16% 95.34% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4817 4303 4604
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Somerset - 2 £22,000 -
Gloucestershire -4 1 £27,500 -12.69%
Dorset -26 1 £24,000 -52.00%
Devon - 1 £25,000 -
QA Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (25.00%) Wiki

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) AppScan
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Wiki
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) MSF
4 1 (12.50%) CMMI
4 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) IBM