The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 766 750 756
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 117 157 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 111 142 124
Average salary £32,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.75% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 22 May 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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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 -9 108 £30,000 -25.92% 11
London -7 39 £42,500 +2.40% 5
East of England +31 22 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Yorkshire +26 21 £30,000 +20.00%
South East -14 16 £28,250 -43.50% 1
City of London +34 15 £45,000 +5.88% 1
North Yorkshire +29 15 £30,000 +27.65%
Harrogate - 15 £30,000 -
Suffolk +15 12 £40,000 +45.45%
Ipswich -9 8 £40,000 +45.45%
Scotland +25 7 £40,000 +6.66% 1
West Lothian - 6 £40,000 - 1
Livingston - 6 £40,000 - 1
Essex - 6 £40,500 - 1
North West +3 5 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Berkshire +2 5 £47,500 +26.66%
Winchester - 5 £22,500 - 1
Hampshire - 5 £22,500 - 1
Brentwood - 5 £43,500 -
West Yorkshire +23 4 £27,000 +1.88%
Leeds +16 4 £27,000 +1.88%
South West -17 4 £24,750 -52.85%
Surrey +4 3 £30,000 -40.00%
Guildford - 3 £30,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £27,500 -
Newbury - 3 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire +15 2 £27,000 -
South Wales +7 2 £29,250 +9.34%
Wales +4 2 £29,250 +9.34%
Torfaen - 2 £29,250 -

QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 211 (100.00%) QA
2 136 (64.45%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (44.55%) Selenium
4 75 (35.55%) Finance
5 74 (35.07%) SQL
6 59 (27.96%) ISTQB
7 55 (26.07%) ISEB
8 53 (25.12%) Test Scripting
9 52 (24.64%) C#
10 51 (24.17%) Degree
11 49 (23.22%) Java
12 48 (22.75%) WebDriver
13 47 (22.27%) Automated Testing
14 45 (21.33%) Software Testing
15 42 (19.91%) Manual Testing
16 40 (18.96%) Test Automation
17 38 (18.01%) User Acceptance Testing
17 38 (18.01%) Automation Testing
18 35 (16.59%) TDD
19 33 (15.64%) .NET
19 33 (15.64%) Microsoft
20 30 (14.22%) Scrum
21 28 (13.27%) JIRA
21 28 (13.27%) BDD
21 28 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
22 26 (12.32%) XML
23 25 (11.85%) Regression Testing
24 24 (11.37%) Web Services
24 24 (11.37%) Computer Science
24 24 (11.37%) Cucumber

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.27%) Confluence
2 7 (3.32%) IIS
3 3 (1.42%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.95%) CMS
5 1 (0.47%) JBoss
5 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
2 1 (0.47%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.47%) GPRS
1 1 (0.47%) GSM
1 1 (0.47%) 3GPP
1 1 (0.47%) UMTS
1 1 (0.47%) WCDMA
1 1 (0.47%) HTTP
1 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.47%) SSH
1 1 (0.47%) 3G
1 1 (0.47%) HSDPA
1 1 (0.47%) 2G
1 1 (0.47%) Wireless
1 1 (0.47%) HSUPA
1 1 (0.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.74%) MySQL
3 8 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (3.79%) MongoDB
3 8 (3.79%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.47%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.47%) Big Data
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 94 (44.55%) Selenium
2 48 (22.75%) WebDriver
3 28 (13.27%) JIRA
4 24 (11.37%) Cucumber
5 23 (10.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (9.95%) QuickTest Pro
7 16 (7.58%) Visual Studio
8 12 (5.69%) JUnit
9 10 (4.74%) Git (software)
9 10 (4.74%) SoapUI
10 9 (4.27%) Jenkins
11 7 (3.32%) Zephyr
11 7 (3.32%) LoadRunner
12 5 (2.37%) XMLSpy
12 5 (2.37%) FitNesse
13 4 (1.90%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.90%) NUnit
13 4 (1.90%) JMeter
14 3 (1.42%) Eclipse
14 3 (1.42%) Rational Robot
General
1 75 (35.55%) Finance
2 14 (6.64%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.27%) Banking
4 8 (3.79%) Retail
5 7 (3.32%) Law
6 6 (2.84%) Marketing
7 5 (2.37%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.42%) Electronics
8 3 (1.42%) Legal
8 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.42%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) Games
9 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.64%) .NET
2 26 (12.32%) XML
3 24 (11.37%) Web Services
4 15 (7.11%) SOAP
5 11 (5.21%) HTML
6 9 (4.27%) Middleware
7 8 (3.79%) Gherkin
8 6 (2.84%) REST
9 5 (2.37%) CSS
9 5 (2.37%) HTML5
10 4 (1.90%) JSON
11 3 (1.42%) jQuery
11 3 (1.42%) AngularJS
12 2 (0.95%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.95%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.95%) XHTML
12 2 (0.95%) XSL
13 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
13 1 (0.47%) COM
13 1 (0.47%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.37%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.69%) Mobile App
3 12 (5.69%) Open Source
4 4 (1.90%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.42%) DTV
5 3 (1.42%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.42%) Social Network
5 3 (1.42%) Derivative
5 3 (1.42%) Statistics
5 3 (1.42%) iPhone
5 3 (1.42%) User Experience
5 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.95%) Social Media
6 2 (0.95%) iPad
6 2 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (0.95%) Equities
6 2 (0.95%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.47%) iDTV
7 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.43%) Windows
2 8 (3.79%) Linux
3 5 (2.37%) UNIX
3 5 (2.37%) Android
4 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.95%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (64.45%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (25.12%) Test Scripting
3 47 (22.27%) Automated Testing
4 45 (21.33%) Software Testing
5 42 (19.91%) Manual Testing
6 40 (18.96%) Test Automation
7 38 (18.01%) User Acceptance Testing
7 38 (18.01%) Automation Testing
8 35 (16.59%) TDD
9 30 (14.22%) Scrum
10 28 (13.27%) BDD
10 28 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (11.85%) Regression Testing
12 22 (10.43%) E-Commerce
13 21 (9.95%) System Testing
14 17 (8.06%) Performance Testing
15 15 (7.11%) Test Planning
16 13 (6.16%) User Stories
17 12 (5.69%) Data Analysis
18 11 (5.21%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 74 (35.07%) SQL
2 52 (24.64%) C#
3 49 (23.22%) Java
4 16 (7.58%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.16%) Ruby
6 12 (5.69%) Python
7 6 (2.84%) PHP
8 5 (2.37%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.90%) XPath
9 4 (1.90%) C++
10 3 (1.42%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.95%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.95%) C
12 1 (0.47%) VBScript
12 1 (0.47%) VB
12 1 (0.47%) VC++
Qualifications
1 59 (27.96%) ISTQB
2 55 (26.07%) ISEB
3 51 (24.17%) Degree
4 16 (7.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (1.90%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 6 (2.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (15.64%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.43%) Oracle
3 4 (1.90%) HP
4 3 (1.42%) SAP
4 3 (1.42%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.95%) IBM
6 1 (0.47%) Apple
6 1 (0.47%) Telerik
6 1 (0.47%) Alterian
6 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.47%) Facebook
6 1 (0.47%) Twitter
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