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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 589 553 553
Rank change year-on-year
-36 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 365 449 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.42% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.44% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 315 423 438
Median salary £38,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%

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
94892 102869 114926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79750 84327 94069
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 May 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 24 May 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 -13 346 £40,000 +6.66% 48
London +11 174 £50,000 +11.11% 28
South East +22 66 £35,000 +11.11% 5
City of London +16 30 £40,000 -11.11% 6
East of England +11 28 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Yorkshire -15 22 £37,500 +25.00% 3
West Midlands -4 21 £35,000 +27.27% 5
Surrey -3 20 £35,000 - 2
Leeds +16 16 £37,500 +10.29% 1
West Yorkshire -2 16 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Berkshire +10 15 £40,000 -6.97% 2
East Sussex - 15 £34,000 - 1
Brighton - 14 £31,500 - 1
North West +11 12 £37,500 +25.00% 3
East Midlands +8 12 £37,250 +19.20% 1
Suffolk +8 12 £35,000 -12.50%
South West +2 12 £32,500 +17.11%
Buckinghamshire +31 11 £35,000 -34.88%
Ipswich +17 10 £35,000 -12.50%
Manchester +1 10 £37,250 +27.35% 2
Nottingham +10 9 £33,000 -2.94% 1
Nottinghamshire +1 9 £33,000 -2.94% 1
Aylesbury - 8 £35,000 -
Wales -1 7 £31,000 -22.50% 1
Walton-on-Thames -15 7 £31,500 +3.27%
Bristol -1 6 £32,500 -4.41%
Scotland -8 6 £34,250 -17.46%
Hertfordshire +11 5 £32,500 -3.70%
Staffordshire +2 5 £35,000 +59.09%
Birmingham -7 5 £40,000 -

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 745 (100.00%) QA
2 378 (50.74%) Agile Software Development
3 338 (45.37%) Selenium
4 246 (33.02%) SQL
5 204 (27.38%) Manual Testing
6 187 (25.10%) Software Testing
7 186 (24.97%) Java
8 182 (24.43%) ISEB
9 173 (23.22%) C#
10 171 (22.95%) Test Scripting
11 166 (22.28%) Finance
12 153 (20.54%) Automated Testing
13 152 (20.40%) ISTQB
14 149 (20.00%) Automation Testing
15 142 (19.06%) Test Automation
16 135 (18.12%) BDD
17 133 (17.85%) JIRA
18 128 (17.18%) Microsoft
19 126 (16.91%) WebDriver
20 125 (16.78%) Scrum
21 123 (16.51%) Functional Testing
22 122 (16.38%) .NET
23 120 (16.11%) Regression Testing
24 108 (14.50%) Cucumber
25 102 (13.69%) User Acceptance Testing
26 94 (12.62%) Degree
27 82 (11.01%) Test Strategy
28 80 (10.74%) SoapUI
29 79 (10.60%) Ruby
29 79 (10.60%) SQL Server

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 11 (1.48%) IIS
2 10 (1.34%) CMS
3 9 (1.21%) Confluence
4 7 (0.94%) ColdFusion
5 6 (0.81%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.67%) Drupal
7 4 (0.54%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.27%) SAS
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 56 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.01%) SaaS
2 10 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.27%) Heroku
4 2 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.01%) VoIP
2 12 (1.61%) Internet
3 5 (0.67%) HTTP
4 3 (0.40%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.27%) Intranet
6 1 (0.13%) Firewall
6 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (10.60%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.76%) Relational Database
3 20 (2.68%) MySQL
4 9 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.21%) MongoDB
5 7 (0.94%) Big Data
5 7 (0.94%) NoSQL
5 7 (0.94%) RDBMS
6 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (0.67%) JasperReports
7 5 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.27%) DB2
9 2 (0.27%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 338 (45.37%) Selenium
2 133 (17.85%) JIRA
3 126 (16.91%) WebDriver
4 108 (14.50%) Cucumber
5 80 (10.74%) SoapUI
6 77 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 61 (8.19%) JMeter
8 56 (7.52%) Jenkins
9 46 (6.17%) SpecFlow
10 42 (5.64%) Appium
11 41 (5.50%) Git (software)
12 40 (5.37%) HP UFT
13 29 (3.89%) JUnit
14 27 (3.62%) FitNesse
15 24 (3.22%) WATIR
16 21 (2.82%) Mercurial
17 19 (2.55%) Hudson
18 18 (2.42%) LoadRunner
19 17 (2.28%) Gerrit
20 13 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 166 (22.28%) Finance
2 47 (6.31%) Telecoms
3 24 (3.22%) Games
3 24 (3.22%) Law
4 22 (2.95%) Marketing
5 18 (2.42%) Banking
6 15 (2.01%) Front Office
6 15 (2.01%) Publishing
7 13 (1.74%) Retail
8 11 (1.48%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.34%) Electronics
10 9 (1.21%) Back Office
10 9 (1.21%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.21%) Legal
10 9 (1.21%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.40%) Advertising
12 2 (0.27%) Billing
13 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (16.38%) .NET
2 50 (6.71%) XML
3 46 (6.17%) Web Services
4 42 (5.64%) SOAP
5 40 (5.37%) HTML
6 32 (4.30%) Gherkin
7 24 (3.22%) REST
8 23 (3.09%) CSS
9 19 (2.55%) JSON
10 16 (2.15%) HTML5
10 16 (2.15%) RESTful
11 13 (1.74%) J2EE
12 11 (1.48%) .NET Framework
13 9 (1.21%) AngularJS
13 9 (1.21%) FIX Protocol
13 9 (1.21%) Middleware
14 8 (1.07%) jQuery
14 8 (1.07%) XHTML
15 7 (0.94%) Behat
16 5 (0.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 40 (5.37%) Mobile App
4 25 (3.36%) User Experience
5 21 (2.82%) iPad
6 18 (2.42%) Equities
7 16 (2.15%) Derivative
8 15 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (1.74%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.48%) Fintech
10 11 (1.48%) Fixed Income
11 10 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.94%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.81%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.81%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.81%) Online Games
13 6 (0.81%) Replication
14 5 (0.67%) PMI
14 5 (0.67%) Spread Betting
14 5 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 72 (9.66%) Windows
2 71 (9.53%) Unix
3 67 (8.99%) Linux
4 24 (3.22%) Android
5 21 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.34%) Mac OS X
6 10 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.21%) Solaris
7 9 (1.21%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.07%) Kali Linux
9 7 (0.94%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.67%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (50.74%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (27.38%) Manual Testing
3 187 (25.10%) Software Testing
4 171 (22.95%) Test Scripting
5 153 (20.54%) Automated Testing
6 149 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 142 (19.06%) Test Automation
8 135 (18.12%) BDD
9 125 (16.78%) Scrum
10 123 (16.51%) Functional Testing
11 120 (16.11%) Regression Testing
12 102 (13.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 82 (11.01%) Test Strategy
14 76 (10.20%) SDLC
15 73 (9.80%) TDD
16 72 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
17 53 (7.11%) E-Commerce
18 44 (5.91%) Performance Testing
19 43 (5.77%) Defect Management
19 43 (5.77%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 246 (33.02%) SQL
2 186 (24.97%) Java
3 173 (23.22%) C#
4 79 (10.60%) Ruby
5 57 (7.65%) JavaScript
6 56 (7.52%) Python
7 27 (3.62%) Perl
8 24 (3.22%) C++
9 22 (2.95%) Shell Script
10 16 (2.15%) C
10 16 (2.15%) PHP
11 13 (1.74%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.07%) VB
13 6 (0.81%) Groovy
13 6 (0.81%) VBScript
14 3 (0.40%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.40%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.27%) Fortran
15 2 (0.27%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 182 (24.43%) ISEB
2 152 (20.40%) ISTQB
3 94 (12.62%) Degree
4 65 (8.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.67%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.27%) HND
7 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 745 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (1.48%) SDET
3 5 (0.67%) HL7
3 5 (0.67%) MiFID
4 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.40%) SLA
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 29 (3.89%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.54%) Nagios
3 3 (0.40%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 128 (17.18%) Microsoft
2 32 (4.30%) HP
3 31 (4.16%) Oracle
4 9 (1.21%) Red Hat
4 9 (1.21%) SAP
5 7 (0.94%) Atlassian
5 7 (0.94%) Splunk
6 6 (0.81%) IBM
7 4 (0.54%) Apple
7 4 (0.54%) VMware
8 3 (0.40%) StreamBase
8 3 (0.40%) Telerik
9 2 (0.27%) Borland
9 2 (0.27%) Qualys
10 1 (0.13%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.13%) CA
10 1 (0.13%) Capita
10 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.13%) Sybase
10 1 (0.13%) Tradeweb
Guildford, Surrey
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 44 minutes ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Private healthcare
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + quirky benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: £30-£40K + bonus, full bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Recruitment Services
Salary: £50,000 per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Warwick
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: Pension, Bonus Scheme
Posted: 13 days ago
Redditch
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Warwick
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
The Economist
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 40000-60000 Per Annum
Posted: 26 days ago