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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
UK
Rank 666 657 757
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +100
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 192 270 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 174 245 180
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
81076 94889 99493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67322 79646 82693
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -25 187 £35,000 -6.66% 28
London +8 62 £45,000 +2.27% 10
South East +64 40 £32,500 - 5
North West -15 28 £30,500 -12.85% 2
East of England +27 26 £35,000 -30.00% 4
Hertfordshire +24 17 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Manchester -15 17 £32,000 -5.88%
East Sussex +25 16 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Yorkshire +17 13 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Watford - 12 £35,000 -
Surrey +35 10 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +18 10 £40,000 +3.22%
Brighton +17 10 £33,750 -3.57% 1
South West +11 10 £35,000 +16.66% 3
West Yorkshire +17 9 £28,750 -17.85%
Leeds +16 9 £28,750 -17.85%
Devon -1 8 £35,000 -24.32% 1
Exeter -5 8 £35,000 +62.79% 1
Lancashire -15 8 £31,250 -19.35%
Berkshire +51 7 £30,000 -7.69% 1
City of London +23 7 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Hungerford - 6 £31,250 - 1
Hove - 6 £31,500 -
East Midlands +17 5 £36,000 +26.31% 1
Wales - 4 £36,250 - 1
Kent - 4 £28,000 -
Norfolk - 4 £37,000 -
Buckinghamshire +23 3 £27,500 -11.29%
South Yorkshire - 3 £37,500 -
Cardiff - 3 £35,000 -

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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
2 239 (61.44%) Agile Software Development
3 206 (52.96%) Selenium
4 164 (42.16%) SQL
5 130 (33.42%) C#
5 130 (33.42%) Test Scripting
6 111 (28.53%) Manual Testing
7 104 (26.74%) Finance
8 100 (25.71%) Automation Testing
9 98 (25.19%) ISEB
10 88 (22.62%) Scrum
10 88 (22.62%) JIRA
11 87 (22.37%) .NET
12 80 (20.57%) Cucumber
12 80 (20.57%) BDD
13 74 (19.02%) ISTQB
14 73 (18.77%) Software Testing
14 73 (18.77%) Automated Testing
15 72 (18.51%) Regression Testing
16 68 (17.48%) Test Automation
17 65 (16.71%) Microsoft
18 64 (16.45%) WebDriver
19 62 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
20 56 (14.40%) User Acceptance Testing
20 56 (14.40%) Functional Testing
21 48 (12.34%) Java
22 47 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
23 46 (11.83%) SDLC
23 46 (11.83%) SoapUI
24 45 (11.57%) Continuous Integration

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 23 (5.91%) Confluence
2 5 (1.29%) SAS
3 4 (1.03%) Jupyter
4 3 (0.77%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.29%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.31%) HTTP
2 8 (2.06%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.51%) Internet
4 1 (0.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.83%) MySQL
4 7 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 206 (52.96%) Selenium
2 88 (22.62%) JIRA
3 80 (20.57%) Cucumber
4 64 (16.45%) WebDriver
5 62 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 46 (11.83%) SoapUI
7 37 (9.51%) Jenkins
8 36 (9.25%) SpecFlow
9 35 (9.00%) HP UFT
10 27 (6.94%) Visual Studio
11 20 (5.14%) JMeter
12 17 (4.37%) Git (software)
13 15 (3.86%) MSTest
14 13 (3.34%) Fiddler
15 11 (2.83%) Appium
16 9 (2.31%) Calabash
16 9 (2.31%) Capybara
17 8 (2.06%) CircleCI
17 8 (2.06%) LoadRunner
18 7 (1.80%) JUnit
General
1 104 (26.74%) Finance
2 16 (4.11%) Games
3 11 (2.83%) Banking
3 11 (2.83%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.57%) Marketing
4 10 (2.57%) Publishing
4 10 (2.57%) Retail
5 9 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.06%) Electronics
7 4 (1.03%) Advertising
8 3 (0.77%) Back Office
8 3 (0.77%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.77%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.77%) Law
9 2 (0.51%) Legal
9 2 (0.51%) Local Government
9 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (22.37%) .NET
2 32 (8.23%) HTML
3 28 (7.20%) XML
4 21 (5.40%) CSS
5 19 (4.88%) Gherkin
5 19 (4.88%) Web Services
6 11 (2.83%) REST
7 9 (2.31%) JSON
8 6 (1.54%) Behat
8 6 (1.54%) HTML5
9 5 (1.29%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.03%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.03%) Node.js
10 4 (1.03%) Pandas
10 4 (1.03%) React
10 4 (1.03%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (1.03%) SOAP
11 3 (0.77%) Swagger
12 2 (0.51%) AngularJS
12 2 (0.51%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.20%) Computer Science
3 25 (6.43%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.60%) iPad
5 12 (3.08%) Driving Licence
6 9 (2.31%) Digital Media
7 8 (2.06%) Contract for Difference
8 7 (1.80%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.29%) User Experience
10 4 (1.03%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.77%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.77%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.51%) e-Health
12 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.51%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.51%) VLE
13 1 (0.26%) Derivative
13 1 (0.26%) FMCG
13 1 (0.26%) Spread Betting
13 1 (0.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.77%) Windows
2 28 (7.20%) Linux
2 28 (7.20%) Unix
3 20 (5.14%) Android
4 19 (4.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (61.44%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (33.42%) Test Scripting
3 111 (28.53%) Manual Testing
4 100 (25.71%) Automation Testing
5 88 (22.62%) Scrum
6 80 (20.57%) BDD
7 73 (18.77%) Automated Testing
7 73 (18.77%) Software Testing
8 72 (18.51%) Regression Testing
9 68 (17.48%) Test Automation
10 56 (14.40%) Functional Testing
10 56 (14.40%) User Acceptance Testing
11 46 (11.83%) SDLC
12 45 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
12 45 (11.57%) Performance Testing
13 40 (10.28%) TDD
14 28 (7.20%) System Testing
14 28 (7.20%) Waterfall
15 26 (6.68%) E-Commerce
16 25 (6.43%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 164 (42.16%) SQL
2 130 (33.42%) C#
3 48 (12.34%) Java
4 28 (7.20%) Python
5 26 (6.68%) JavaScript
6 13 (3.34%) Ruby
7 11 (2.83%) PHP
7 11 (2.83%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.54%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.54%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.29%) R
10 4 (1.03%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.03%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.03%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.77%) C++
11 3 (0.77%) VB
12 2 (0.51%) Perl
13 1 (0.26%) Go
13 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 98 (25.19%) ISEB
2 74 (19.02%) ISTQB
3 44 (11.31%) Degree
4 16 (4.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 389 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (1.80%) SDET
3 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.03%) Docker
2 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.03%) Rancher
3 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 65 (16.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.08%) Oracle
3 8 (2.06%) SAP
4 7 (1.80%) SOASTA, Inc
5 6 (1.54%) HP
6 4 (1.03%) Apple
6 4 (1.03%) BEA
7 1 (0.26%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.26%) OpenText
7 1 (0.26%) VMware
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £41000 per annum + 5 weeks hol
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Clarius Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £40k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Matched Pension, Performance Related Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Performance Related Bonuses
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Caxton FX
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum (DOE) + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £52,000 per annum + 7.5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago