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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 673 713 720
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 269 225 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 248 205 195
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,900 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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 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 +69 265 £37,500 -0.66% 26
London +23 105 £40,000 -15.78% 10
South East +41 56 £35,000 -6.66% 6
North West +30 25 £35,000 +27.27% 1
West Midlands +2 25 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire -4 23 £35,000 - 4
Surrey +29 22 £35,000 +5.26% 2
Leeds +4 21 £35,000 - 2
West Yorkshire -10 21 £35,000 - 2
City of London +46 16 £40,000 -11.11% 1
East of England +3 16 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Merseyside - 14 £35,000 -
Liverpool - 14 £35,000 -
South West -7 12 £30,000 -9.09% 2
Manchester +25 11 £34,000 +1.49%
West Sussex +1 11 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Coventry - 11 £42,500 -
East Sussex +18 9 £35,000 -9.67%
Brighton +8 9 £35,000 -9.67%
Crawley +6 9 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Oxfordshire - 8 £19,000 - 1
Lancashire +21 7 £40,000 +30.08%
Guildford - 7 £45,000 - 2
Cambridge - 7 £38,500 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 7 £38,500 - 2
Preston +11 6 £40,000 +30.08%
Essex -6 5 £50,000 +37.93%
Dudley - 5 £35,000 -
Brentwood +5 4 £50,000 +17.64%
Bristol -10 4 £27,500 -26.66%

QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 585 (100.00%) QA
2 280 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
3 257 (43.93%) Selenium
4 181 (30.94%) Test Scripting
5 175 (29.91%) SQL
6 161 (27.52%) Manual Testing
7 141 (24.10%) ISEB
8 140 (23.93%) C#
9 137 (23.42%) Test Automation
10 135 (23.08%) Java
11 131 (22.39%) Software Testing
12 121 (20.68%) ISTQB
13 108 (18.46%) WebDriver
14 103 (17.61%) Scrum
15 102 (17.44%) JIRA
16 100 (17.09%) Automated Testing
17 97 (16.58%) SDLC
18 94 (16.07%) Finance
19 89 (15.21%) Functional Testing
20 85 (14.53%) BDD
21 84 (14.36%) Microsoft
22 83 (14.19%) Automation Testing
23 82 (14.02%) .NET
24 80 (13.68%) User Acceptance Testing
25 74 (12.65%) Cucumber
26 71 (12.14%) Regression Testing
27 69 (11.79%) Web Services
28 62 (10.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
29 59 (10.09%) SQL Server
29 59 (10.09%) Degree

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 15 (2.56%) ColdFusion
2 8 (1.37%) IIS
3 5 (0.85%) Confluence
3 5 (0.85%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.51%) Apache
4 3 (0.51%) Drupal
4 3 (0.51%) SAS
5 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.17%) CMS
Applications
1 51 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.91%) SaaS
2 12 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.34%) GitHub
4 2 (0.34%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.39%) Internet
2 6 (1.03%) VoIP
3 5 (0.85%) HTTP
4 3 (0.51%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.17%) DNS
5 1 (0.17%) Firewall
5 1 (0.17%) LAN
5 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.08%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.54%) MySQL
4 6 (1.03%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.03%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.51%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.17%) Big Data
7 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 257 (43.93%) Selenium
2 108 (18.46%) WebDriver
3 102 (17.44%) JIRA
4 74 (12.65%) Cucumber
5 56 (9.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 44 (7.52%) SoapUI
7 37 (6.32%) Jenkins
8 36 (6.15%) JMeter
9 35 (5.98%) SpecFlow
10 32 (5.47%) JUnit
11 29 (4.96%) WATIR
12 27 (4.62%) Appium
13 26 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 25 (4.27%) Git (software)
15 20 (3.42%) RSpec
16 19 (3.25%) HP UFT
17 17 (2.91%) Hudson
17 17 (2.91%) JProfiler
18 13 (2.22%) Mercurial
19 12 (2.05%) TeamCity
General
1 94 (16.07%) Finance
2 33 (5.64%) Law
3 30 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.74%) Marketing
4 16 (2.74%) Retail
5 14 (2.39%) Banking
5 14 (2.39%) Electronics
6 12 (2.05%) Games
7 9 (1.54%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.37%) Legal
8 8 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.20%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.03%) Advertising
11 4 (0.68%) Billing
11 4 (0.68%) Front Office
12 3 (0.51%) Publishing
13 2 (0.34%) Back Office
14 1 (0.17%) French Language
14 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (14.02%) .NET
2 69 (11.79%) Web Services
3 38 (6.50%) SOAP
4 37 (6.32%) Gherkin
5 30 (5.13%) XML
6 29 (4.96%) HTML
7 24 (4.10%) CSS
7 24 (4.10%) REST
8 15 (2.56%) ASP.NET
9 11 (1.88%) HTML5
10 10 (1.71%) RESTful
11 8 (1.37%) Flash
12 7 (1.20%) AngularJS
12 7 (1.20%) JSON
13 6 (1.03%) Ajax
14 5 (0.85%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (0.85%) React
15 4 (0.68%) J2EE
16 3 (0.51%) Middleware
16 3 (0.51%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.89%) Mobile App
2 40 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (2.39%) iPad
6 12 (2.05%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.54%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (1.20%) Derivative
9 6 (1.03%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.03%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (1.03%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.68%) Replication
11 3 (0.51%) Equities
11 3 (0.51%) Fintech
11 3 (0.51%) Wiki
12 2 (0.34%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.34%) Social Network
12 2 (0.34%) Statistics
12 2 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (7.18%) Windows
2 36 (6.15%) Unix
3 33 (5.64%) Linux
4 22 (3.76%) Apple iOS
5 20 (3.42%) Android
6 9 (1.54%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.03%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.85%) Solaris
9 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.34%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (30.94%) Test Scripting
3 161 (27.52%) Manual Testing
4 137 (23.42%) Test Automation
5 131 (22.39%) Software Testing
6 103 (17.61%) Scrum
7 100 (17.09%) Automated Testing
8 97 (16.58%) SDLC
9 89 (15.21%) Functional Testing
10 85 (14.53%) BDD
11 83 (14.19%) Automation Testing
12 80 (13.68%) User Acceptance Testing
13 71 (12.14%) Regression Testing
14 57 (9.74%) E-Commerce
15 55 (9.40%) TDD
16 53 (9.06%) Continuous Integration
17 49 (8.38%) Test Strategy
18 46 (7.86%) Defect Management
19 42 (7.18%) QA Automation
20 32 (5.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 175 (29.91%) SQL
2 140 (23.93%) C#
3 135 (23.08%) Java
4 54 (9.23%) Ruby
5 38 (6.50%) JavaScript
6 37 (6.32%) Python
7 32 (5.47%) PHP
8 23 (3.93%) Perl
9 14 (2.39%) C++
9 14 (2.39%) Groovy
10 13 (2.22%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.05%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.54%) C
13 5 (0.85%) VBScript
14 3 (0.51%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.51%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.51%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.51%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.51%) R
14 3 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 141 (24.10%) ISEB
2 121 (20.68%) ISTQB
3 62 (10.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 59 (10.09%) Degree
5 6 (1.03%) HND
6 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 585 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (0.51%) SDET
2 3 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 84 (14.36%) Microsoft
2 44 (7.52%) HP
3 18 (3.08%) Oracle
4 10 (1.71%) SAP
5 6 (1.03%) Telerik
6 5 (0.85%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.68%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.51%) Apple
9 2 (0.34%) Google
9 2 (0.34%) iManage
9 2 (0.34%) Interwoven
10 1 (0.17%) Charles River
10 1 (0.17%) Rally
10 1 (0.17%) Splunk
10 1 (0.17%) Sybase
10 1 (0.17%) VMware
10 1 (0.17%) Wall Street Systems
10 1 (0.17%) Yantra
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