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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Analyst
UK
Rank 524 583 624
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 358 380 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.39% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 324 348 311
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%

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
81156 98559 103265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67379 82685 85216
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 24 February 2017 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +65 349 £36,250 -3.33% 40
London +50 140 £47,500 +7.95% 14
South East +52 72 £35,000 - 9
North West +6 40 £30,500 -16.43% 3
East of England +5 27 £35,000 - 2
Manchester -5 26 £31,250 -15.54% 2
East Midlands +31 24 £30,000 -24.52% 3
East Sussex +10 21 £32,500 -7.14%
City of London +23 18 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Brighton +8 18 £35,000 -
Leicestershire - 17 £30,000 -
Berkshire +43 16 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Surrey +39 16 £41,500 +18.57% 4
South West +4 16 £32,500 - 2
Leicester - 16 £30,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +28 14 £40,000 +3.22%
Yorkshire +10 14 £27,500 -21.42% 5
West Midlands +17 12 £36,500 +4.28% 2
Lancashire -3 12 £26,750 -28.66%
Hertfordshire +11 10 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Wiltshire - 8 £32,500 - 1
Swindon - 8 £32,500 - 1
Nottingham - 7 £33,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 7 £33,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +20 5 £37,500 +3.44% 1
Wales +15 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Suffolk +13 5 £25,000 -16.66% 1
West Sussex +8 5 £45,000 +38.46%
Devon +3 5 £32,500 -35.00% 1
West Yorkshire +1 5 £27,500 -21.42% 2

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 618 (100.00%) QA
2 364 (58.90%) Agile Software Development
3 321 (51.94%) Selenium
4 179 (28.96%) SQL
5 175 (28.32%) C#
6 166 (26.86%) Test Scripting
7 147 (23.79%) Manual Testing
8 138 (22.33%) Automation Testing
9 137 (22.17%) Finance
10 128 (20.71%) ISEB
11 122 (19.74%) Cucumber
12 117 (18.93%) ISTQB
13 115 (18.61%) Scrum
14 114 (18.45%) BDD
15 111 (17.96%) Test Automation
16 107 (17.31%) Regression Testing
16 107 (17.31%) JIRA
17 104 (16.83%) Functional Testing
18 102 (16.50%) Automated Testing
19 100 (16.18%) Software Testing
19 100 (16.18%) .NET
20 97 (15.70%) WebDriver
21 91 (14.72%) Microsoft
22 88 (14.24%) Java
23 86 (13.92%) User Acceptance Testing
24 82 (13.27%) SDLC
25 78 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
26 71 (11.49%) SoapUI
27 68 (11.00%) Team Foundation Server
27 68 (11.00%) Degree

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 17 (2.75%) Confluence
2 4 (0.65%) Jupyter
2 4 (0.65%) SAS
3 3 (0.49%) CMS
4 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.27%) MS Office
3 3 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.78%) SaaS
2 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.49%) Force.com
4 2 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.32%) IaaS
4 2 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) GitHub
5 1 (0.16%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.94%) Internet
2 6 (0.97%) HTTP
3 5 (0.81%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.65%) Wireless
5 2 (0.32%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.32%) VoIP
6 1 (0.16%) Firewall
6 1 (0.16%) Intranet
6 1 (0.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.29%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.13%) MySQL
4 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.65%) Big Data
5 4 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.49%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.49%) Power BI
7 1 (0.16%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 321 (51.94%) Selenium
2 122 (19.74%) Cucumber
3 107 (17.31%) JIRA
4 97 (15.70%) WebDriver
5 71 (11.49%) SoapUI
6 68 (11.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 45 (7.28%) HP UFT
7 45 (7.28%) SpecFlow
8 41 (6.63%) Jenkins
9 38 (6.15%) Visual Studio
10 32 (5.18%) JMeter
11 25 (4.05%) Git (software)
12 23 (3.72%) Calabash
12 23 (3.72%) Capybara
13 19 (3.07%) Appium
14 17 (2.75%) FitNesse
15 14 (2.27%) JUnit
16 12 (1.94%) Fiddler
17 11 (1.78%) Protractor
18 8 (1.29%) NUnit
General
1 137 (22.17%) Finance
2 32 (5.18%) Banking
3 30 (4.85%) Retail
4 20 (3.24%) Publishing
5 17 (2.75%) Marketing
6 16 (2.59%) Front Office
7 15 (2.43%) Games
8 13 (2.10%) Back Office
9 10 (1.62%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.29%) Automotive
10 8 (1.29%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.13%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.97%) Advertising
13 5 (0.81%) Electronics
13 5 (0.81%) Law
14 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.32%) iGaming
15 2 (0.32%) Legal
15 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (16.18%) .NET
2 34 (5.50%) XML
3 29 (4.69%) Gherkin
4 28 (4.53%) Web Services
5 23 (3.72%) HTML
6 19 (3.07%) CSS
6 19 (3.07%) SOAP
7 17 (2.75%) JSON
8 13 (2.10%) REST
9 9 (1.46%) ASP.NET
9 9 (1.46%) RESTful
10 7 (1.13%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (0.97%) Behat
12 5 (0.81%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.81%) HTML5
12 5 (0.81%) Spring
12 5 (0.81%) WPF
13 4 (0.65%) Pandas
14 3 (0.49%) Swagger
15 2 (0.32%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 78 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (7.61%) Mobile App
3 37 (5.99%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.40%) iPad
5 17 (2.75%) Equities
6 14 (2.27%) Derivative
6 14 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (2.10%) User Experience
8 12 (1.94%) Fixed Income
8 12 (1.94%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.62%) Digital Media
10 8 (1.29%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.29%) Driving Licence
10 8 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.13%) Contract for Difference
12 6 (0.97%) Fintech
13 4 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.49%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.49%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.49%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 46 (7.44%) Windows
2 39 (6.31%) Linux
3 34 (5.50%) Unix
4 29 (4.69%) Android
5 27 (4.37%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.65%) Kali Linux
7 2 (0.32%) Solaris
7 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.16%) VMS
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (58.90%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (26.86%) Test Scripting
3 147 (23.79%) Manual Testing
4 138 (22.33%) Automation Testing
5 115 (18.61%) Scrum
6 114 (18.45%) BDD
7 111 (17.96%) Test Automation
8 107 (17.31%) Regression Testing
9 104 (16.83%) Functional Testing
10 102 (16.50%) Automated Testing
11 100 (16.18%) Software Testing
12 86 (13.92%) User Acceptance Testing
13 82 (13.27%) SDLC
14 59 (9.55%) Performance Testing
15 56 (9.06%) TDD
16 53 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
17 50 (8.09%) Software Engineering
18 47 (7.61%) Exploratory Testing
19 45 (7.28%) E-Commerce
20 37 (5.99%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 179 (28.96%) SQL
2 175 (28.32%) C#
3 88 (14.24%) Java
4 45 (7.28%) JavaScript
5 43 (6.96%) Python
6 26 (4.21%) Ruby
7 11 (1.78%) PHP
8 9 (1.46%) T-SQL
9 6 (0.97%) C++
10 5 (0.81%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.81%) Perl
11 4 (0.65%) Groovy
11 4 (0.65%) MATLAB
11 4 (0.65%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.65%) R
11 4 (0.65%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.49%) C
13 2 (0.32%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.32%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.16%) Go
Qualifications
1 128 (20.71%) ISEB
2 117 (18.93%) ISTQB
3 68 (11.00%) Degree
4 32 (5.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 618 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (2.43%) SDET
3 6 (0.97%) SLA
4 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (0.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (3.56%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.65%) Rancher
3 2 (0.32%) Nagios
3 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.32%) Puppet
3 2 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 91 (14.72%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.24%) Oracle
3 12 (1.94%) SAP
4 8 (1.29%) HP
4 8 (1.29%) SOASTA, Inc
5 7 (1.13%) BEA
6 6 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.81%) hybris
8 4 (0.65%) Apple
8 4 (0.65%) ATG
8 4 (0.65%) Demandware
9 2 (0.32%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.32%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.32%) Splunk
9 2 (0.32%) Tableau
10 1 (0.16%) Facebook
10 1 (0.16%) Panasonic
10 1 (0.16%) Remedy
10 1 (0.16%) Sony
10 1 (0.16%) Telerik
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Salary: £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
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Salary: £55k per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £35,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: Unspecified Plus Bonus Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum + pension, 25 days' holiday and BUPA
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Bens
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London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
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City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
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Portsmouth
Talent Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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