The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 616 571 615
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 264 423 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.41% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 228 364 364
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

QA Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the UK.

QA Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Analyst over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 within the UK.

QA Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

QA Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 5 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
England -48 261 £37,500 -1.31% 30
London -14 101 £40,000 -11.11% 16
South East +54 50 £35,500 +9.23% 4
Yorkshire +17 28 £30,000 -14.28% 1
North West -22 24 £30,500 -10.29% 1
West Yorkshire +37 23 £30,000 -14.28% 1
City of London +21 23 £45,000 -12.19% 3
East of England -12 22 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Leeds +21 19 £30,000 -14.28%
East Sussex +37 15 £31,500 +26.00% 1
South West +12 14 £36,000 +14.28% 2
Surrey +15 13 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Hertfordshire +14 13 £35,000 +12.00% 1
Watford +1 12 £35,000 +55.55% 1
Brighton +25 11 £36,250 +45.00% 1
East Midlands +5 11 £31,500 +5.00% 2
Exeter -6 11 £35,000 +23.89% 2
Devon -14 11 £35,000 +16.66% 2
West Midlands -36 10 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 9 £27,500 +10.00%
Manchester -38 9 £30,000 -11.76%
Berkshire +56 7 £37,500 - 1
Cheshire +21 7 £30,500 -8.95%
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £40,000 - 1
Milton Keynes +24 6 £27,500 +10.00%
Warrington +20 6 £30,500 -8.95%
Essex 0 6 £35,500 -29.00%
Nottinghamshire +3 5 £31,500 - 1
Nottingham +1 5 £31,500 - 1
Leicestershire -2 5 £30,000 +4.34% 1

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 619 (100.00%) QA
2 393 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
3 284 (45.88%) Selenium
4 212 (34.25%) SQL
5 172 (27.79%) C#
6 168 (27.14%) Test Scripting
7 156 (25.20%) Manual Testing
8 148 (23.91%) JIRA
8 148 (23.91%) Scrum
9 140 (22.62%) ISEB
9 140 (22.62%) Finance
10 130 (21.00%) Cucumber
11 128 (20.68%) Software Testing
12 127 (20.52%) Automation Testing
13 123 (19.87%) BDD
14 121 (19.55%) Java
15 116 (18.74%) Test Automation
16 112 (18.09%) Automated Testing
17 110 (17.77%) ISTQB
18 104 (16.80%) .NET
19 96 (15.51%) Regression Testing
20 90 (14.54%) Microsoft
21 89 (14.38%) WebDriver
22 85 (13.73%) Functional Testing
23 80 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
24 75 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
25 70 (11.31%) User Acceptance Testing
25 70 (11.31%) SDLC
26 69 (11.15%) SoapUI
27 67 (10.82%) Continuous Integration

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 26 (4.20%) Confluence
2 7 (1.13%) SAS
3 5 (0.81%) CMS
4 4 (0.65%) Jupyter
5 2 (0.32%) Drupal
5 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.32%) WordPress
6 1 (0.16%) IIS
6 1 (0.16%) JBoss
Applications
1 25 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.48%) SAP hybris
3 2 (0.32%) Magento
3 2 (0.32%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.62%) SaaS
2 4 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.32%) Basecamp
3 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.32%) Heroku
3 2 (0.32%) IaaS
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.32%) PaaS
3 2 (0.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.42%) HTTP
2 13 (2.10%) HTTPS
3 5 (0.81%) Internet
4 4 (0.65%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.32%) VoIP
6 1 (0.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.01%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.36%) MySQL
3 18 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.65%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.48%) Big Data
7 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.32%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.32%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 284 (45.88%) Selenium
2 148 (23.91%) JIRA
3 130 (21.00%) Cucumber
4 89 (14.38%) WebDriver
5 75 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 69 (11.15%) SoapUI
7 53 (8.56%) Jenkins
8 46 (7.43%) SpecFlow
9 34 (5.49%) HP UFT
9 34 (5.49%) JMeter
10 28 (4.52%) Fiddler
11 26 (4.20%) Git (software)
12 24 (3.88%) LoadRunner
12 24 (3.88%) Visual Studio
13 20 (3.23%) Appium
14 18 (2.91%) FitNesse
15 17 (2.75%) Capybara
16 16 (2.58%) MSTest
17 15 (2.42%) JUnit
18 12 (1.94%) Calabash
General
1 140 (22.62%) Finance
2 30 (4.85%) Games
3 23 (3.72%) Publishing
4 19 (3.07%) Retail
5 18 (2.91%) Marketing
6 12 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.78%) Law
8 10 (1.62%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.29%) Back Office
10 7 (1.13%) Banking
10 7 (1.13%) Electronics
11 6 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.97%) Front Office
12 5 (0.81%) Advertising
13 3 (0.48%) Automotive
13 3 (0.48%) Legal
13 3 (0.48%) Local Government
14 2 (0.32%) iGaming
14 2 (0.32%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.32%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (16.80%) .NET
2 46 (7.43%) XML
3 39 (6.30%) HTML
4 34 (5.49%) Web Services
5 29 (4.68%) REST
6 26 (4.20%) CSS
7 23 (3.72%) Gherkin
8 20 (3.23%) SOAP
9 11 (1.78%) .NET Framework
10 10 (1.62%) JSON
11 7 (1.13%) ASP.NET
12 6 (0.97%) HTML5
13 5 (0.81%) RESTful
14 4 (0.65%) Node.js
14 4 (0.65%) Pandas
14 4 (0.65%) React
14 4 (0.65%) Ruby on Rails
14 4 (0.65%) Swagger
15 3 (0.48%) AngularJS
15 3 (0.48%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 80 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (10.66%) Mobile App
3 29 (4.68%) Computer Science
4 18 (2.91%) User Experience
5 16 (2.58%) Contract for Difference
6 14 (2.26%) Driving Licence
7 11 (1.78%) iPad
7 11 (1.78%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.45%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.29%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.29%) Online Games
10 7 (1.13%) Derivative
10 7 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.97%) Equities
11 6 (0.97%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.97%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.81%) Fintech
13 4 (0.65%) OTC Derivatives
13 4 (0.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (7.75%) Android
2 45 (7.27%) Apple iOS
3 40 (6.46%) Windows
4 39 (6.30%) Unix
5 34 (5.49%) Linux
6 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.48%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.16%) Solaris
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (27.14%) Test Scripting
3 156 (25.20%) Manual Testing
4 148 (23.91%) Scrum
5 128 (20.68%) Software Testing
6 127 (20.52%) Automation Testing
7 123 (19.87%) BDD
8 116 (18.74%) Test Automation
9 112 (18.09%) Automated Testing
10 96 (15.51%) Regression Testing
11 85 (13.73%) Functional Testing
12 70 (11.31%) SDLC
12 70 (11.31%) User Acceptance Testing
13 67 (10.82%) Continuous Integration
14 58 (9.37%) Exploratory Testing
14 58 (9.37%) TDD
15 54 (8.72%) Performance Testing
16 46 (7.43%) Test Strategy
17 44 (7.11%) Waterfall
18 42 (6.79%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 212 (34.25%) SQL
2 172 (27.79%) C#
3 121 (19.55%) Java
4 54 (8.72%) JavaScript
5 29 (4.68%) Ruby
6 27 (4.36%) Python
7 16 (2.58%) T-SQL
8 14 (2.26%) Shell Script
9 11 (1.78%) Bash Shell
9 11 (1.78%) Perl
10 7 (1.13%) C++
10 7 (1.13%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.13%) R
10 7 (1.13%) VB.NET
11 6 (0.97%) PHP
11 6 (0.97%) VB
12 4 (0.65%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.48%) VBA
14 2 (0.32%) Groovy
14 2 (0.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 140 (22.62%) ISEB
2 110 (17.77%) ISTQB
3 63 (10.18%) Degree
4 25 (4.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 619 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (1.45%) SDET
3 5 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.65%) Docker
1 4 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.32%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (4.04%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.65%) Nagios
2 4 (0.65%) Rancher
2 4 (0.65%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 90 (14.54%) Microsoft
2 27 (4.36%) Oracle
3 11 (1.78%) HP
4 10 (1.62%) SAP
5 5 (0.81%) SOASTA, Inc
6 4 (0.65%) Apple
6 4 (0.65%) hybris
6 4 (0.65%) Splunk
6 4 (0.65%) VMware
7 3 (0.48%) ATG
7 3 (0.48%) Demandware
8 2 (0.32%) Adobe
8 2 (0.32%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.32%) Borland
8 2 (0.32%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (0.32%) Citrix
8 2 (0.32%) Qualys
8 2 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.16%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.16%) Sybase
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £21k - 24k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Salary: Excellent + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harleston, Norfolk
Reed Business Information
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, 25+ holiday, and more
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Encore
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
Peninsula
Salary: £0 - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Wakefield
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago