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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 576 525 590
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +65
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 341 481 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.44% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.46% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 282 424 349
Median salary £37,750 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.13% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year
- -2.25%

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
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -33 334 £37,500 - 47
London +33 169 £42,500 -15.00% 26
South East +1 61 £35,000 +7.69% 11
City of London +24 35 £42,500 -29.16% 8
West Midlands -17 29 £31,500 -3.07% 3
Brighton +40 28 £30,000 - 2
East Sussex +37 28 £30,000 - 2
East of England +19 28 £32,500 -16.12% 1
North West -4 22 £30,500 -10.29% 3
Yorkshire -4 16 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Cheshire +39 13 £30,500 +10.90%
Surrey -17 13 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Suffolk +1 12 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Birmingham -26 11 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Warrington +21 9 £30,500 -8.95%
East Midlands +8 8 £23,670 -19.07% 1
Berkshire +16 7 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Brentwood +2 7 £47,500 -5.00%
Coventry -1 7 £37,500 -14.77%
Essex -1 7 £47,500 -
West Sussex +11 6 £35,000 +7.69%
West Yorkshire -4 6 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Hertfordshire +14 5 £32,500 -13.33%
Leeds +13 5 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Nottinghamshire -1 5 £22,912 -32.61% 1
Nottingham -1 5 £22,912 -32.61% 1
North Yorkshire +11 4 £31,000 +3.33%
Crewe +2 4 £30,000 +9.09%
Manchester -26 4 £33,000 -5.71% 2
Warwickshire - 4 £30,250 -

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 719 (100.00%) QA
2 426 (59.25%) Agile Software Development
3 313 (43.53%) Selenium
4 253 (35.19%) SQL
5 193 (26.84%) C#
6 179 (24.90%) Manual Testing
7 176 (24.48%) ISEB
7 176 (24.48%) Software Testing
8 170 (23.64%) Finance
9 162 (22.53%) Scrum
10 161 (22.39%) Java
11 155 (21.56%) Test Scripting
12 150 (20.86%) JIRA
13 146 (20.31%) Automation Testing
14 145 (20.17%) ISTQB
15 139 (19.33%) Test Automation
16 137 (19.05%) Automated Testing
17 133 (18.50%) Cucumber
18 124 (17.25%) .NET
18 124 (17.25%) Regression Testing
19 121 (16.83%) Microsoft
19 121 (16.83%) BDD
20 88 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
21 84 (11.68%) WebDriver
22 83 (11.54%) Functional Testing
23 79 (10.99%) SDLC
24 78 (10.85%) Degree
25 76 (10.57%) SoapUI
26 71 (9.87%) User Acceptance Testing
26 71 (9.87%) Analytical Skills

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 27 (3.76%) Confluence
2 7 (0.97%) IIS
3 6 (0.83%) CMS
4 3 (0.42%) Drupal
4 3 (0.42%) SAS
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.28%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.28%) WordPress
6 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.14%) JBoss
6 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.28%) Magento
2 2 (0.28%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.81%) SaaS
2 5 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.56%) Heroku
3 4 (0.56%) Trello
4 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.28%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.95%) HTTP
2 13 (1.81%) HTTPS
3 7 (0.97%) VoIP
4 4 (0.56%) PuTTY
5 3 (0.42%) Internet
6 2 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (6.95%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.84%) MySQL
3 17 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.11%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (0.97%) Big Data
6 5 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.56%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.42%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.14%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.14%) DB2
10 1 (0.14%) DocumentDB
10 1 (0.14%) QlikView
10 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 313 (43.53%) Selenium
2 150 (20.86%) JIRA
3 133 (18.50%) Cucumber
4 88 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 84 (11.68%) WebDriver
6 76 (10.57%) SoapUI
7 63 (8.76%) JMeter
8 49 (6.82%) Jenkins
9 47 (6.54%) LoadRunner
10 46 (6.40%) SpecFlow
11 39 (5.42%) HP UFT
12 32 (4.45%) Git (software)
13 30 (4.17%) Appium
13 30 (4.17%) Fiddler
14 28 (3.89%) FitNesse
15 22 (3.06%) Visual Studio
16 21 (2.92%) JUnit
17 19 (2.64%) NeoLoad
18 13 (1.81%) MSTest
18 13 (1.81%) TestNG
General
1 170 (23.64%) Finance
2 38 (5.29%) Games
3 24 (3.34%) Telecoms
4 21 (2.92%) Marketing
5 18 (2.50%) Publishing
6 14 (1.95%) Retail
7 13 (1.81%) Banking
7 13 (1.81%) Law
8 10 (1.39%) Back Office
9 8 (1.11%) Front Office
9 8 (1.11%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.97%) Electronics
11 6 (0.83%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.83%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.56%) Advertising
12 4 (0.56%) Automotive
12 4 (0.56%) Legal
13 3 (0.42%) Local Government
14 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.28%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (17.25%) .NET
2 55 (7.65%) HTML
3 54 (7.51%) XML
4 38 (5.29%) CSS
5 36 (5.01%) Web Services
6 35 (4.87%) REST
7 32 (4.45%) SOAP
8 22 (3.06%) Gherkin
9 13 (1.81%) .NET Framework
10 11 (1.53%) HTML5
11 7 (0.97%) RESTful
12 6 (0.83%) ASP.NET
12 6 (0.83%) J2EE
12 6 (0.83%) JSON
13 5 (0.70%) jQuery
13 5 (0.70%) Node.js
13 5 (0.70%) XHTML
14 4 (0.56%) AngularJS
14 4 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
14 4 (0.56%) React
Miscellaneous
1 71 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (9.46%) Mobile App
3 42 (5.84%) Computer Science
4 33 (4.59%) User Experience
5 15 (2.09%) Contract for Difference
6 13 (1.81%) Online Games
7 11 (1.53%) Equities
7 11 (1.53%) iPad
8 10 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.25%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.25%) Digital Media
9 9 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.25%) Management Information System
10 7 (0.97%) Derivative
10 7 (0.97%) Spread Betting
11 6 (0.83%) Driving Licence
11 6 (0.83%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.83%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.56%) Fintech
12 4 (0.56%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 64 (8.90%) Windows
2 59 (8.21%) Unix
3 41 (5.70%) Linux
4 40 (5.56%) Android
5 35 (4.87%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.11%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.97%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.83%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.70%) Kali Linux
10 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.42%) Solaris
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (59.25%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (24.90%) Manual Testing
3 176 (24.48%) Software Testing
4 162 (22.53%) Scrum
5 155 (21.56%) Test Scripting
6 146 (20.31%) Automation Testing
7 139 (19.33%) Test Automation
8 137 (19.05%) Automated Testing
9 124 (17.25%) Regression Testing
10 121 (16.83%) BDD
11 83 (11.54%) Functional Testing
12 79 (10.99%) SDLC
13 71 (9.87%) User Acceptance Testing
14 66 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
15 61 (8.48%) Test Strategy
16 58 (8.07%) TDD
17 57 (7.93%) Performance Testing
18 51 (7.09%) Exploratory Testing
19 49 (6.82%) Defect Management
20 42 (5.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 253 (35.19%) SQL
2 193 (26.84%) C#
3 161 (22.39%) Java
4 66 (9.18%) JavaScript
5 32 (4.45%) Ruby
6 29 (4.03%) Shell Script
7 27 (3.76%) Python
8 19 (2.64%) Perl
9 13 (1.81%) T-SQL
10 12 (1.67%) Bash Shell
10 12 (1.67%) VB
11 11 (1.53%) PHP
11 11 (1.53%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.11%) C++
12 8 (1.11%) VBScript
13 7 (0.97%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.70%) C
15 4 (0.56%) Groovy
15 4 (0.56%) VBA
16 3 (0.42%) R
Qualifications
1 176 (24.48%) ISEB
2 145 (20.17%) ISTQB
3 78 (10.85%) Degree
4 34 (4.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.42%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 719 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (1.81%) SDET
3 8 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) MiFID
5 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.28%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 20 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.83%) CA Service Virtualization
3 4 (0.56%) Nagios
3 4 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 121 (16.83%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.76%) Oracle
3 24 (3.34%) HP
4 7 (0.97%) SAP
5 6 (0.83%) CA
6 5 (0.70%) VMware
7 4 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.56%) Splunk
8 3 (0.42%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.42%) Borland
8 3 (0.42%) Rally
8 3 (0.42%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.28%) Adobe
9 2 (0.28%) Apple
9 2 (0.28%) Citrix
9 2 (0.28%) hybris
9 2 (0.28%) IBM
9 2 (0.28%) Qualys
10 1 (0.14%) Green Hat
10 1 (0.14%) StreamBase
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: From £27,000 to £40,000 per annum basic + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: Pension, Bonus Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits / Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + start up mentality
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension + 10% bonus + 25 days hol
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: Test Engineer / QA Test Analyst Kingston to £60k
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
South East London
MatchesFashion.com
Salary: plus excellent company benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 15 days ago