The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had QA Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
UK
Rank 645 705 731
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 220 250 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.26% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 197 234 212
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £31,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +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
81292 97227 103350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67466 81440 85098
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 Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured QA Test Analyst in the job title.

QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst within the UK.

QA Test Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

QA Test Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 within the UK.

QA Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

QA Test 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 Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +55 214 £35,000 -6.66% 18
London +47 80 £45,000 +12.50% 6
South East +44 50 £34,500 -1.42% 3
North West +3 28 £30,500 -18.66% 2
East Sussex +19 21 £32,500 -7.14%
Manchester -17 20 £32,000 -14.66% 2
East of England +16 19 £35,000 -7.89%
Brighton +10 18 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +17 13 £27,500 -21.42% 3
West Midlands +17 10 £36,500 +4.28% 2
Berkshire +30 9 £30,000 -33.33%
Kingston Upon Thames +23 9 £40,000 +3.22%
City of London +19 9 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Hertfordshire +18 9 £35,000 -3.44%
East Midlands - 9 £37,500 - 2
Surrey +31 8 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Lancashire -9 6 £26,125 -30.33%
Leicestershire - 6 £37,500 -
North Yorkshire +7 5 £27,500 - 2
Leicester - 5 £37,500 -
Harrogate - 5 £27,500 - 1
Wales - 5 £35,000 -
Suffolk +23 4 £27,500 -12.69%
South West +15 4 £35,000 +7.69%
Staffordshire +9 4 £37,000 +13.84%
Leeds +5 4 £27,500 -21.42% 1
West Sussex +1 4 £50,000 +53.84%
West Yorkshire -4 4 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Kent - 4 £28,000 -
Cardiff - 4 £35,000 -

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, QA Test 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 389 (100.00%) QA
2 228 (58.61%) Agile Software Development
3 211 (54.24%) Selenium
4 137 (35.22%) SQL
5 130 (33.42%) C#
6 119 (30.59%) Test Scripting
7 100 (25.71%) Manual Testing
8 99 (25.45%) Automation Testing
9 92 (23.65%) ISEB
10 87 (22.37%) Finance
11 82 (21.08%) BDD
12 80 (20.57%) .NET
13 78 (20.05%) Scrum
13 78 (20.05%) ISTQB
14 74 (19.02%) Cucumber
15 71 (18.25%) JIRA
16 69 (17.74%) Regression Testing
16 69 (17.74%) Automated Testing
16 69 (17.74%) Functional Testing
17 66 (16.97%) Test Automation
18 64 (16.45%) Software Testing
19 62 (15.94%) WebDriver
19 62 (15.94%) Microsoft
20 54 (13.88%) SoapUI
20 54 (13.88%) Java
21 48 (12.34%) Team Foundation Server
22 45 (11.57%) Degree
23 44 (11.31%) Performance Testing
23 44 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
24 41 (10.54%) SDLC

QA Test 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 14 (3.60%) Confluence
2 4 (1.03%) Jupyter
2 4 (1.03%) SAS
3 3 (0.77%) CMS
4 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (3.34%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.31%) MS Office
3 3 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.03%) SaaS
2 3 (0.77%) Force.com
3 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.54%) HTTP
2 5 (1.29%) HTTPS
2 5 (1.29%) Internet
3 4 (1.03%) Wireless
4 1 (0.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.03%) MySQL
4 4 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.77%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.26%) Endeca
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 211 (54.24%) Selenium
2 74 (19.02%) Cucumber
3 71 (18.25%) JIRA
4 62 (15.94%) WebDriver
5 54 (13.88%) SoapUI
6 48 (12.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (7.97%) SpecFlow
8 30 (7.71%) HP UFT
9 26 (6.68%) Jenkins
10 24 (6.17%) Visual Studio
11 22 (5.66%) JMeter
12 15 (3.86%) Appium
13 14 (3.60%) Git (software)
14 12 (3.08%) Calabash
14 12 (3.08%) JUnit
15 10 (2.57%) Capybara
16 8 (2.06%) Fiddler
17 7 (1.80%) MSTest
18 5 (1.29%) Gatling
19 4 (1.03%) AppVeyor
General
1 87 (22.37%) Finance
2 14 (3.60%) Banking
3 12 (3.08%) Retail
4 9 (2.31%) Games
5 8 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.54%) Automotive
6 6 (1.54%) Marketing
6 6 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.29%) Electronics
8 4 (1.03%) Publishing
9 3 (0.77%) Back Office
10 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.51%) Law
10 2 (0.51%) Legal
11 1 (0.26%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (20.57%) .NET
2 20 (5.14%) XML
3 19 (4.88%) Gherkin
4 18 (4.63%) Web Services
5 14 (3.60%) HTML
6 12 (3.08%) CSS
6 12 (3.08%) JSON
7 6 (1.54%) Behat
7 6 (1.54%) REST
7 6 (1.54%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (1.29%) HTML5
8 5 (1.29%) RESTful
8 5 (1.29%) SOAP
9 4 (1.03%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.03%) Pandas
9 4 (1.03%) WPF
10 3 (0.77%) Swagger
11 2 (0.51%) NumPy
12 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.68%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.91%) Mobile App
4 18 (4.63%) iPad
5 8 (2.06%) Driving Licence
6 7 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.29%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.29%) Contract for Difference
7 5 (1.29%) User Experience
8 4 (1.03%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.77%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.51%) e-Health
11 1 (0.26%) Fintech
11 1 (0.26%) FMCG
11 1 (0.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.26%) Spread Betting
11 1 (0.26%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.26%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.25%) Windows
2 24 (6.17%) Linux
3 22 (5.66%) Unix
4 15 (3.86%) Android
5 14 (3.60%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.26%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (58.61%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (30.59%) Test Scripting
3 100 (25.71%) Manual Testing
4 99 (25.45%) Automation Testing
5 82 (21.08%) BDD
6 78 (20.05%) Scrum
7 69 (17.74%) Automated Testing
7 69 (17.74%) Functional Testing
7 69 (17.74%) Regression Testing
8 66 (16.97%) Test Automation
9 64 (16.45%) Software Testing
10 44 (11.31%) Performance Testing
11 41 (10.54%) SDLC
12 40 (10.28%) User Acceptance Testing
13 35 (9.00%) TDD
14 34 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (8.23%) Software Engineering
16 28 (7.20%) E-Commerce
17 27 (6.94%) System Testing
18 22 (5.66%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 137 (35.22%) SQL
2 130 (33.42%) C#
3 54 (13.88%) Java
4 35 (9.00%) Python
5 18 (4.63%) JavaScript
6 17 (4.37%) Ruby
7 8 (2.06%) PHP
8 7 (1.80%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.03%) Groovy
9 4 (1.03%) MATLAB
9 4 (1.03%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.03%) R
9 4 (1.03%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.77%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.77%) C++
10 3 (0.77%) Perl
11 1 (0.26%) Go
11 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 92 (23.65%) ISEB
2 78 (20.05%) ISTQB
3 45 (11.57%) Degree
4 20 (5.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 389 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (3.86%) SDET
3 3 (0.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.03%) Rancher
3 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 62 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 11 (2.83%) Oracle
3 8 (2.06%) SOASTA, Inc
4 7 (1.80%) BEA
5 6 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.54%) SAP
6 4 (1.03%) Apple
6 4 (1.03%) HP
7 1 (0.26%) ATG
7 1 (0.26%) Demandware
7 1 (0.26%) hybris
7 1 (0.26%) OpenText
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Plus Bonus Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum + pension, 25 days' holiday and BUPA
Posted: 6 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, North West, UK
Graduate Prospects
Salary: £27000 - £30000 plus 29 days holiday + bank holidays, pension and 5% monthly cash bonus, Health Cash plan scheme, 35 hour working week and excellent learning and development opportunities
Posted: 13 days ago
Worcester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Automation Training
Posted: 24 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 27 days ago