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

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 676 692 710
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 245 259 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 210 251 266
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%

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
94677 102911 115314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.45% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79602 84497 94476
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 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 31 May 2016 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 31 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
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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 +16 237 £39,000 +11.42% 27
London +22 116 £50,000 +14.28% 12
South East +26 48 £35,000 +11.11% 5
East of England +12 18 £35,000 -4.76% 4
West Midlands +8 16 £32,500 +71.05% 3
Surrey +1 16 £35,000 -
Yorkshire -4 16 £36,250 +20.83% 1
East Sussex +29 15 £39,500 +31.66% 3
Brighton +26 14 £34,000 +13.33% 3
City of London +26 13 £38,000 -10.58% 3
Buckinghamshire - 13 £35,000 -
Leeds +10 11 £37,500 +15.38% 1
West Yorkshire -2 11 £37,500 +20.96% 1
Aylesbury - 10 £35,000 -
North West +17 9 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Suffolk +3 8 £35,000 -12.50%
Ipswich +15 7 £35,000 -12.50%
East Midlands +9 7 £19,000 -36.66%
South West -9 7 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Manchester +8 6 £37,250 -0.66%
Bristol +6 6 £32,500 +18.18%
Nottinghamshire - 6 - -
Nottingham - 6 - -
Walton-on-Thames -16 5 £31,500 -17.10%
Hertfordshire +13 4 £32,500 +8.33%
York -1 4 £30,000 -7.69%
Staffordshire -1 4 £27,000 +42.10%
North Yorkshire -9 4 £30,000 -
Scotland -10 4 £34,250 -14.37% 1
Worcestershire - 4 £28,750 - 1

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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.

1 493 (100.00%) QA
2 253 (51.32%) Selenium
3 250 (50.71%) Agile Software Development
4 178 (36.11%) SQL
5 161 (32.66%) Manual Testing
6 136 (27.59%) Java
7 134 (27.18%) C#
8 125 (25.35%) ISEB
9 124 (25.15%) Test Scripting
10 122 (24.75%) Software Testing
11 119 (24.14%) Automated Testing
12 118 (23.94%) Automation Testing
13 109 (22.11%) ISTQB
14 108 (21.91%) Microsoft
15 102 (20.69%) JIRA
16 97 (19.68%) Finance
17 94 (19.07%) .NET
18 93 (18.86%) WebDriver
19 90 (18.26%) Test Automation
20 89 (18.05%) Functional Testing
20 89 (18.05%) Regression Testing
20 89 (18.05%) Scrum
21 86 (17.44%) BDD
22 76 (15.42%) Team Foundation Server
23 73 (14.81%) SoapUI
24 72 (14.60%) Cucumber
25 67 (13.59%) Degree
25 67 (13.59%) User Acceptance Testing
26 60 (12.17%) Test Strategy
27 59 (11.97%) Ruby

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 9 (1.83%) IIS
2 8 (1.62%) Confluence
3 6 (1.22%) ColdFusion
4 5 (1.01%) Drupal
5 4 (0.81%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.61%) CMS
7 2 (0.41%) SAS
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.20%) Node.js
8 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.45%) SaaS
2 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.64%) VoIP
2 9 (1.83%) Internet
3 1 (0.20%) Firewall
3 1 (0.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (10.95%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 20 (4.06%) MySQL
4 9 (1.83%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.42%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.01%) Big Data
6 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.81%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.41%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 253 (51.32%) Selenium
2 102 (20.69%) JIRA
3 93 (18.86%) WebDriver
4 76 (15.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 73 (14.81%) SoapUI
6 72 (14.60%) Cucumber
7 56 (11.36%) JMeter
8 41 (8.32%) Jenkins
9 39 (7.91%) Appium
10 38 (7.71%) SpecFlow
11 35 (7.10%) Git (software)
12 22 (4.46%) JUnit
12 22 (4.46%) Mercurial
13 21 (4.26%) WATIR
14 20 (4.06%) HP UFT
15 18 (3.65%) Gerrit
16 17 (3.45%) LoadRunner
17 16 (3.25%) FitNesse
18 14 (2.84%) NeoLoad
19 12 (2.43%) Hudson
General
1 97 (19.68%) Finance
2 34 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 23 (4.67%) Games
4 15 (3.04%) Law
5 11 (2.23%) Banking
6 10 (2.03%) Electronics
6 10 (2.03%) Marketing
7 9 (1.83%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.42%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.22%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.22%) Retail
10 4 (0.81%) Back Office
10 4 (0.81%) Front Office
11 3 (0.61%) Advertising
12 2 (0.41%) Billing
12 2 (0.41%) Publishing
13 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.20%) French Language
13 1 (0.20%) Legal
13 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (19.07%) .NET
2 38 (7.71%) SOAP
3 37 (7.51%) Web Services
4 30 (6.09%) XML
5 24 (4.87%) Gherkin
6 20 (4.06%) HTML
7 18 (3.65%) REST
8 16 (3.25%) CSS
9 14 (2.84%) RESTful
10 11 (2.23%) HTML5
11 9 (1.83%) J2EE
11 9 (1.83%) JSON
12 8 (1.62%) jQuery
12 8 (1.62%) XHTML
13 7 (1.42%) .NET Framework
14 5 (1.01%) AngularJS
14 5 (1.01%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (1.01%) React
15 3 (0.61%) Spring
16 2 (0.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.10%) Computer Science
3 28 (5.68%) Mobile App
4 15 (3.04%) iPad
5 8 (1.62%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (1.42%) Online Games
6 7 (1.42%) User Experience
7 6 (1.22%) Fintech
7 6 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.22%) Replication
7 6 (1.22%) Spread Betting
7 6 (1.22%) Wiki
8 4 (0.81%) Derivative
8 4 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (0.81%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.61%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.61%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.41%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 53 (10.75%) Windows
2 52 (10.55%) Linux
3 51 (10.34%) Unix
4 10 (2.03%) Android
4 10 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (1.83%) Kali Linux
5 9 (1.83%) Solaris
6 8 (1.62%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.62%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.42%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.22%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.81%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (50.71%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (32.66%) Manual Testing
3 124 (25.15%) Test Scripting
4 122 (24.75%) Software Testing
5 119 (24.14%) Automated Testing
6 118 (23.94%) Automation Testing
7 90 (18.26%) Test Automation
8 89 (18.05%) Functional Testing
8 89 (18.05%) Regression Testing
8 89 (18.05%) Scrum
9 86 (17.44%) BDD
10 67 (13.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 60 (12.17%) Test Strategy
12 47 (9.53%) Continuous Integration
13 41 (8.32%) SDLC
14 38 (7.71%) Defect Management
15 37 (7.51%) E-Commerce
16 36 (7.30%) TDD
17 35 (7.10%) Integration Testing
18 34 (6.90%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 178 (36.11%) SQL
2 136 (27.59%) Java
3 134 (27.18%) C#
4 59 (11.97%) Ruby
5 36 (7.30%) JavaScript
6 34 (6.90%) Python
7 18 (3.65%) Shell Script
8 15 (3.04%) C++
9 14 (2.84%) C
9 14 (2.84%) Perl
10 11 (2.23%) PHP
11 8 (1.62%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.22%) VB
12 6 (1.22%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.22%) VBScript
13 3 (0.61%) Groovy
14 2 (0.41%) Fortran
14 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.41%) R
14 2 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (25.35%) ISEB
2 109 (22.11%) ISTQB
3 67 (13.59%) Degree
4 31 (6.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 493 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (1.62%) SDET
3 3 (0.61%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 18 (3.65%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.81%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 108 (21.91%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.29%) HP
3 13 (2.64%) Oracle
4 9 (1.83%) Red Hat
4 9 (1.83%) SAP
5 6 (1.22%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.81%) Apple
6 4 (0.81%) CA
6 4 (0.81%) IBM
7 3 (0.61%) StreamBase
8 2 (0.41%) Telerik
8 2 (0.41%) VMware
9 1 (0.20%) ATG
9 1 (0.20%) Endeca
9 1 (0.20%) Green Hat
9 1 (0.20%) hybris
9 1 (0.20%) Rally
9 1 (0.20%) Splunk
9 1 (0.20%) Sybase
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k - 40k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Warwick
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Warwick
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago