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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Analyst
UK
Rank 542 577 628
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 319 392 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 284 347 305
Median salary £36,500 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
80971 96613 101461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67216 81083 84427
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 £69,500 £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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +8 310 £36,500 -4.57% 35
London -19 114 £45,000 - 20
South East +65 60 £35,000 +7.69% 3
North West -14 36 £30,500 -12.85% 3
East of England +12 34 £35,000 -6.66%
Manchester -20 22 £32,000 -5.88%
South West +20 21 £32,500 - 5
City of London +19 19 £42,500 -10.52% 6
East Sussex +25 18 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Yorkshire +18 18 £30,000 -14.28%
East Midlands +28 17 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Hertfordshire +14 16 £35,000 -
Surrey +34 15 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Berkshire +57 14 £31,250 -11.34%
Kingston Upon Thames +21 12 £40,000 +3.22%
West Yorkshire +19 12 £28,750 -17.85%
Brighton +14 12 £33,750 -3.57% 1
Devon +4 11 £32,500 -29.72% 1
Exeter -3 11 £32,500 +51.16% 1
Lancashire -4 11 £27,000 -32.50% 1
Leicestershire - 11 £30,000 -
Watford - 11 £35,000 -
Leeds +11 10 £27,500 -21.42%
Leicester - 10 £30,000 -
Swindon - 8 £32,500 - 2
Wiltshire - 8 £32,500 - 2
Hungerford - 7 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire +24 6 £33,750 +8.87%
Essex +2 6 £35,500 -18.39%
West Midlands -18 6 £40,000 - 3

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 612 (100.00%) QA
2 389 (63.56%) Agile Software Development
3 304 (49.67%) Selenium
4 205 (33.50%) SQL
5 179 (29.25%) C#
6 173 (28.27%) Test Scripting
7 151 (24.67%) Manual Testing
8 146 (23.86%) Finance
9 138 (22.55%) Automation Testing
10 132 (21.57%) Cucumber
11 130 (21.24%) ISEB
11 130 (21.24%) JIRA
12 128 (20.92%) Scrum
13 120 (19.61%) BDD
14 114 (18.63%) ISTQB
14 114 (18.63%) Software Testing
15 109 (17.81%) Test Automation
16 108 (17.65%) Regression Testing
17 107 (17.48%) .NET
18 104 (16.99%) Automated Testing
19 94 (15.36%) WebDriver
20 88 (14.38%) Microsoft
20 88 (14.38%) User Acceptance Testing
21 84 (13.73%) Functional Testing
22 82 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
22 82 (13.40%) SDLC
22 82 (13.40%) Java
23 76 (12.42%) Team Foundation Server
24 68 (11.11%) SoapUI
25 64 (10.46%) 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 (4.25%) Confluence
2 5 (0.82%) CMS
2 5 (0.82%) SAS
3 4 (0.65%) Jupyter
4 2 (0.33%) Drupal
4 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.49%) SAP hybris
3 2 (0.33%) Magento
3 2 (0.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.63%) SaaS
2 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.33%) Basecamp
4 2 (0.33%) IaaS
4 2 (0.33%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.47%) HTTP
1 9 (1.47%) Internet
2 8 (1.31%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.33%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (2.78%) MySQL
4 8 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (0.98%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.82%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.65%) Big Data
9 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.33%) Power BI
10 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 304 (49.67%) Selenium
2 132 (21.57%) Cucumber
3 130 (21.24%) JIRA
4 94 (15.36%) WebDriver
5 76 (12.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 68 (11.11%) SoapUI
7 53 (8.66%) Jenkins
8 50 (8.17%) SpecFlow
9 43 (7.03%) HP UFT
10 36 (5.88%) Visual Studio
11 25 (4.08%) Git (software)
12 24 (3.92%) JMeter
13 22 (3.59%) Capybara
14 18 (2.94%) Calabash
14 18 (2.94%) Fiddler
15 17 (2.78%) FitNesse
16 15 (2.45%) MSTest
17 14 (2.29%) Appium
17 14 (2.29%) Protractor
18 9 (1.47%) LoadRunner
General
1 146 (23.86%) Finance
2 27 (4.41%) Retail
3 25 (4.08%) Games
3 25 (4.08%) Publishing
4 23 (3.76%) Banking
5 22 (3.59%) Marketing
6 11 (1.80%) Front Office
6 11 (1.80%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.47%) Back Office
7 9 (1.47%) Law
8 8 (1.31%) Advertising
8 8 (1.31%) Electronics
9 5 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.82%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.33%) Automotive
10 2 (0.33%) iGaming
10 2 (0.33%) Legal
10 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (17.48%) .NET
2 42 (6.86%) XML
3 36 (5.88%) HTML
4 33 (5.39%) Web Services
5 27 (4.41%) Gherkin
6 24 (3.92%) CSS
7 22 (3.59%) SOAP
8 19 (3.10%) REST
9 17 (2.78%) JSON
10 10 (1.63%) .NET Framework
10 10 (1.63%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.98%) Behat
11 6 (0.98%) HTML5
12 5 (0.82%) RESTful
13 4 (0.65%) Pandas
13 4 (0.65%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (0.65%) Spring
14 3 (0.49%) J2EE
14 3 (0.49%) Swagger
14 3 (0.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 82 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (8.50%) Mobile App
3 35 (5.72%) Computer Science
4 18 (2.94%) iPad
5 14 (2.29%) User Experience
6 12 (1.96%) Contract for Difference
6 12 (1.96%) Derivative
6 12 (1.96%) Digital Media
6 12 (1.96%) Driving Licence
7 11 (1.80%) Equities
7 11 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.63%) Fixed Income
8 10 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.47%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.65%) OTC Derivatives
11 3 (0.49%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.49%) Fintech
11 3 (0.49%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (7.52%) Windows
2 38 (6.21%) Android
3 37 (6.05%) Unix
4 36 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 35 (5.72%) Linux
6 3 (0.49%) Kali Linux
6 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (63.56%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (28.27%) Test Scripting
3 151 (24.67%) Manual Testing
4 138 (22.55%) Automation Testing
5 128 (20.92%) Scrum
6 120 (19.61%) BDD
7 114 (18.63%) Software Testing
8 109 (17.81%) Test Automation
9 108 (17.65%) Regression Testing
10 104 (16.99%) Automated Testing
11 88 (14.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 84 (13.73%) Functional Testing
13 82 (13.40%) SDLC
14 64 (10.46%) Continuous Integration
15 60 (9.80%) Performance Testing
16 57 (9.31%) TDD
17 51 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
18 47 (7.68%) E-Commerce
19 44 (7.19%) Test Strategy
20 43 (7.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 205 (33.50%) SQL
2 179 (29.25%) C#
3 82 (13.40%) Java
4 52 (8.50%) JavaScript
5 30 (4.90%) Python
6 18 (2.94%) Ruby
7 14 (2.29%) T-SQL
8 12 (1.96%) PHP
9 8 (1.31%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.31%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.14%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.14%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.82%) R
12 4 (0.65%) C++
12 4 (0.65%) MATLAB
12 4 (0.65%) Perl
13 3 (0.49%) VB
14 1 (0.16%) C
14 1 (0.16%) VBA
14 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 130 (21.24%) ISEB
2 114 (18.63%) ISTQB
3 59 (9.64%) Degree
4 30 (4.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 612 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (1.14%) SDET
3 4 (0.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (0.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (4.25%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.65%) Rancher
3 2 (0.33%) Nagios
3 2 (0.33%) Puppet
3 2 (0.33%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 88 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 24 (3.92%) Oracle
3 11 (1.80%) SAP
4 8 (1.31%) SOASTA, Inc
5 7 (1.14%) HP
6 4 (0.65%) Apple
6 4 (0.65%) BEA
6 4 (0.65%) hybris
7 3 (0.49%) ATG
7 3 (0.49%) Demandware
7 3 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.33%) Adobe
8 2 (0.33%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.33%) Borland
8 2 (0.33%) Splunk
9 1 (0.16%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.16%) Facebook
9 1 (0.16%) OpenText
9 1 (0.16%) Tableau
9 1 (0.16%) Telerik
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
Jenrick IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Comprehensive benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Full package on offer
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Clarius Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £41000 per annum + 5 weeks hol
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Matched Pension, Performance Related Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £0 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Strong Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Strong Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Performance Related Bonuses
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Caxton FX
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum (DOE) + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £52,000 per annum + 7.5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 16 days ago