The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 573 612 571
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 391 341 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.32% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.34% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 355 305 326
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +51 385 £37,500 - 55
London +34 175 £45,000 - 25
South East +17 69 £35,000 -1.40% 12
East of England +24 39 £35,000 +2.18% 2
City of London +47 31 £46,250 - 3
Surrey +21 27 £35,000 +14.75% 6
West Midlands -19 26 £35,000 +3.70% 1
Yorkshire +1 25 £35,000 - 5
North West +29 24 £35,000 +27.27% 5
West Yorkshire +5 22 £35,000 - 2
Leeds +5 22 £35,000 - 2
South West -2 16 £32,500 +14.03% 3
Essex +7 15 £38,750 +6.89%
Brentwood +12 13 £45,000 +5.88%
Liverpool - 13 £35,000 -
Merseyside - 13 £35,000 -
East Sussex +20 11 £35,000 -9.67% 3
Brighton +6 11 £35,000 -9.67% 2
Manchester +25 10 £34,500 +11.29% 2
Guildford +4 10 £45,000 +12.50% 5
West Sussex -1 10 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Coventry - 10 £42,500 -
Crawley +10 9 £32,500 -7.14%
Hertfordshire +3 9 £35,000 -
Suffolk -3 8 £27,500 +5.76%
Oxfordshire - 8 £19,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +5 7 £38,500 +1.31% 2
Bristol -4 7 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Berkshire -7 7 £45,000 +4.65% 1
Cambridge - 7 £38,500 - 2

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited QA 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 819 (100.00%) QA
2 386 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
3 324 (39.56%) Selenium
4 241 (29.43%) Test Scripting
5 234 (28.57%) SQL
6 214 (26.13%) Software Testing
7 207 (25.27%) ISEB
8 202 (24.66%) Manual Testing
9 198 (24.18%) Test Automation
10 190 (23.20%) Finance
11 186 (22.71%) C#
12 179 (21.86%) Java
13 164 (20.02%) ISTQB
14 142 (17.34%) SDLC
15 137 (16.73%) Microsoft
16 133 (16.24%) Automated Testing
17 131 (16.00%) WebDriver
18 129 (15.75%) Scrum
19 124 (15.14%) JIRA
19 124 (15.14%) Functional Testing
20 123 (15.02%) BDD
21 118 (14.41%) Automation Testing
22 113 (13.80%) .NET
23 111 (13.55%) User Acceptance Testing
23 111 (13.55%) Regression Testing
24 110 (13.43%) Cucumber
25 100 (12.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
26 91 (11.11%) Degree
27 87 (10.62%) SQL Server
28 83 (10.13%) Web Services

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited QA 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (1.71%) ColdFusion
2 9 (1.10%) IIS
3 7 (0.85%) CMS
3 7 (0.85%) Confluence
4 5 (0.61%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.49%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.37%) Apache
6 3 (0.37%) Drupal
6 3 (0.37%) SAS
7 2 (0.24%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 75 (9.16%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.37%) Magento
2 3 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.24%) AWD
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (2.08%) SaaS
2 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.24%) GitHub
3 2 (0.24%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.32%) Internet
2 12 (1.47%) VoIP
3 7 (0.85%) HTTP
4 3 (0.37%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.12%) 3G
5 1 (0.12%) DNS
5 1 (0.12%) Firewall
5 1 (0.12%) Intranet
5 1 (0.12%) LAN
5 1 (0.12%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.12%) SNMP
5 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.17%) Relational Database
3 12 (1.47%) MySQL
4 7 (0.85%) MongoDB
4 7 (0.85%) NoSQL
5 6 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.49%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.49%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.37%) DB2
7 3 (0.37%) JasperReports
7 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.12%) Big Data
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 324 (39.56%) Selenium
2 131 (16.00%) WebDriver
3 124 (15.14%) JIRA
4 110 (13.43%) Cucumber
5 76 (9.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 55 (6.72%) SoapUI
7 53 (6.47%) SpecFlow
8 48 (5.86%) Jenkins
9 43 (5.25%) JMeter
10 42 (5.13%) HP UFT
10 42 (5.13%) JUnit
11 35 (4.27%) Git (software)
12 31 (3.79%) WATIR
13 30 (3.66%) Appium
14 25 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 24 (2.93%) FitNesse
16 21 (2.56%) RSpec
17 18 (2.20%) Hudson
17 18 (2.20%) JProfiler
18 17 (2.08%) TestDirector
General
1 190 (23.20%) Finance
2 45 (5.49%) Telecoms
3 37 (4.52%) Banking
4 35 (4.27%) Law
5 32 (3.91%) Front Office
6 25 (3.05%) Marketing
7 24 (2.93%) Retail
8 23 (2.81%) Investment Banking
9 18 (2.20%) Games
10 16 (1.95%) Electronics
11 15 (1.83%) Legal
12 12 (1.47%) Back Office
13 11 (1.34%) Financial Institution
14 10 (1.22%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.85%) Publishing
16 6 (0.73%) Advertising
17 4 (0.49%) Billing
18 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
18 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
19 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (13.80%) .NET
2 83 (10.13%) Web Services
3 64 (7.81%) XML
4 55 (6.72%) Gherkin
5 44 (5.37%) SOAP
6 40 (4.88%) HTML
7 29 (3.54%) CSS
8 25 (3.05%) REST
9 22 (2.69%) ASP.NET
10 16 (1.95%) JSON
11 14 (1.71%) HTML5
12 12 (1.47%) RESTful
13 10 (1.22%) AngularJS
13 10 (1.22%) Middleware
14 9 (1.10%) Ajax
15 8 (0.98%) .NET Framework
15 8 (0.98%) FIX Protocol
16 6 (0.73%) Flash
16 6 (0.73%) J2EE
16 6 (0.73%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.08%) Computer Science
1 58 (7.08%) Mobile App
2 56 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 28 (3.42%) Derivative
5 27 (3.30%) Client/Server
6 26 (3.17%) Equities
7 24 (2.93%) Fixed Income
8 19 (2.32%) iPad
9 15 (1.83%) Hedge funds
10 13 (1.59%) AS400
11 9 (1.10%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.10%) User Experience
12 8 (0.98%) Fintech
13 7 (0.85%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
14 5 (0.61%) Public Cloud
15 4 (0.49%) iSeries
15 4 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 78 (9.52%) Windows
2 50 (6.11%) Unix
3 44 (5.37%) Linux
4 34 (4.15%) Android
5 33 (4.03%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.10%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.85%) Solaris
7 7 (0.85%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.49%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.24%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (29.43%) Test Scripting
3 214 (26.13%) Software Testing
4 202 (24.66%) Manual Testing
5 198 (24.18%) Test Automation
6 142 (17.34%) SDLC
7 133 (16.24%) Automated Testing
8 129 (15.75%) Scrum
9 124 (15.14%) Functional Testing
10 123 (15.02%) BDD
11 118 (14.41%) Automation Testing
12 111 (13.55%) Regression Testing
12 111 (13.55%) User Acceptance Testing
13 74 (9.04%) TDD
14 73 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
15 69 (8.42%) Test Strategy
16 67 (8.18%) E-Commerce
17 59 (7.20%) Test Management
18 54 (6.59%) Defect Management
19 47 (5.74%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 234 (28.57%) SQL
2 186 (22.71%) C#
3 179 (21.86%) Java
4 66 (8.06%) Ruby
5 57 (6.96%) JavaScript
6 55 (6.72%) Python
7 34 (4.15%) C++
8 33 (4.03%) Perl
9 32 (3.91%) PHP
10 21 (2.56%) Shell Script
11 16 (1.95%) Bash Shell
12 14 (1.71%) Groovy
13 13 (1.59%) C
14 8 (0.98%) VBScript
15 4 (0.49%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.49%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.49%) VBA
16 3 (0.37%) F#
16 3 (0.37%) R
16 3 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 207 (25.27%) ISEB
2 164 (20.02%) ISTQB
3 100 (12.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 91 (11.11%) Degree
5 6 (0.73%) HND
6 2 (0.24%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 819 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (0.73%) SDET
3 5 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.61%) ISO13485
4 3 (0.37%) HL7
4 3 (0.37%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 51 (6.23%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.24%) Nagios
2 2 (0.24%) SCCM
3 1 (0.12%) Puppet
3 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 137 (16.73%) Microsoft
2 52 (6.35%) HP
3 44 (5.37%) Oracle
4 16 (1.95%) SAP
5 7 (0.85%) Red Hat
5 7 (0.85%) Telerik
6 5 (0.61%) Atlassian
6 5 (0.61%) Charles River
7 4 (0.49%) Bloomberg
7 4 (0.49%) FXall
7 4 (0.49%) MarketAxess
7 4 (0.49%) Tradeweb
7 4 (0.49%) Wall Street Systems
8 3 (0.37%) Apple
8 3 (0.37%) Splunk
9 2 (0.24%) Google
9 2 (0.24%) iManage
9 2 (0.24%) Interwoven
9 2 (0.24%) VMware
10 1 (0.12%) Rally
Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 Per Annum + Great Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, IIP, ISEB
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 Per Annum + Great Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hassocks, West Sussex
Friday Media Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bright HR
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + generous benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago