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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 698 661 751
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +90
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 215 318 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.30% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 188 284 201
Median salary £38,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,250 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +3.17%

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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
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 -33 209 £37,500 - 29
London +33 90 £44,500 -1.11% 16
South East +28 45 £35,000 +7.69% 4
East Sussex +32 26 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Brighton +31 26 £35,000 +16.66% 1
North West -5 22 £30,500 -10.29% 1
West Midlands -5 19 £35,000 +7.69% 2
City of London +52 18 £48,250 -8.09% 3
Cheshire +38 14 £30,500 +10.90%
East of England +11 13 £32,500 -21.21% 1
Yorkshire +7 12 £40,000 +19.40% 1
Surrey +15 11 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Warrington +18 10 £30,500 -8.95%
Suffolk -1 9 £32,500 -13.33% 1
East Midlands +22 7 £23,000 -23.33% 2
West Yorkshire +9 7 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Birmingham -27 7 £31,250 -3.84% 1
Leeds +30 6 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Nottingham +8 5 £22,912 -3.52% 1
Nottinghamshire +5 5 £22,912 -3.52% 2
Coventry -3 5 £35,000 -20.45%
Buckinghamshire +12 4 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Crewe +4 4 £30,000 +9.09%
Ipswich 0 3 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Manchester -21 3 £33,750 -0.73% 1
Worcester - 3 £31,500 -
Worcestershire - 3 £31,500 -
Milton Keynes +27 2 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Hertfordshire +14 2 £32,500 -23.52%
Berkshire +13 2 £35,000 -26.31%

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 462 (100.00%) QA
2 267 (57.79%) Agile Software Development
3 237 (51.30%) Selenium
4 190 (41.13%) SQL
5 145 (31.39%) C#
6 136 (29.44%) Manual Testing
7 133 (28.79%) ISEB
8 119 (25.76%) Test Scripting
9 117 (25.32%) Java
10 113 (24.46%) Finance
10 113 (24.46%) Software Testing
11 112 (24.24%) Automation Testing
12 109 (23.59%) Automated Testing
13 108 (23.38%) Scrum
14 104 (22.51%) Microsoft
15 99 (21.43%) Regression Testing
15 99 (21.43%) ISTQB
15 99 (21.43%) JIRA
16 95 (20.56%) .NET
17 91 (19.70%) Cucumber
18 89 (19.26%) Test Automation
19 83 (17.97%) Team Foundation Server
20 76 (16.45%) BDD
21 64 (13.85%) WebDriver
22 61 (13.20%) SoapUI
23 54 (11.69%) Functional Testing
24 52 (11.26%) JMeter
24 52 (11.26%) Degree
25 49 (10.61%) Windows
25 49 (10.61%) 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 26 (5.63%) Confluence
2 3 (0.65%) IIS
2 3 (0.65%) SAS
3 2 (0.43%) CMS
4 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.22%) Drupal
4 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.52%) SaaS
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.25%) HTTP
2 13 (2.81%) HTTPS
3 5 (1.08%) VoIP
4 1 (0.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.58%) MySQL
1 35 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.08%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.87%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.65%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.43%) Big Data
6 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.22%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 237 (51.30%) Selenium
2 99 (21.43%) JIRA
3 91 (19.70%) Cucumber
4 83 (17.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 64 (13.85%) WebDriver
6 61 (13.20%) SoapUI
7 52 (11.26%) JMeter
8 41 (8.87%) Jenkins
8 41 (8.87%) LoadRunner
9 33 (7.14%) HP UFT
10 32 (6.93%) SpecFlow
11 27 (5.84%) Appium
12 24 (5.19%) Git (software)
13 20 (4.33%) Visual Studio
14 19 (4.11%) FitNesse
14 19 (4.11%) NeoLoad
15 16 (3.46%) Fiddler
16 15 (3.25%) JUnit
17 13 (2.81%) MSTest
18 12 (2.60%) Zephyr
General
1 113 (24.46%) Finance
2 28 (6.06%) Games
3 16 (3.46%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.16%) Marketing
5 8 (1.73%) Banking
5 8 (1.73%) Retail
6 7 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.30%) Electronics
7 6 (1.30%) Publishing
8 4 (0.87%) Advertising
8 4 (0.87%) Back Office
9 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.65%) Front Office
9 3 (0.65%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.65%) Law
9 3 (0.65%) Local Government
10 2 (0.43%) Automotive
10 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (20.56%) .NET
2 40 (8.66%) HTML
3 34 (7.36%) XML
4 28 (6.06%) CSS
5 27 (5.84%) Web Services
6 24 (5.19%) REST
7 21 (4.55%) SOAP
8 15 (3.25%) Gherkin
9 11 (2.38%) HTML5
10 8 (1.73%) .NET Framework
11 6 (1.30%) ASP.NET
12 5 (1.08%) jQuery
12 5 (1.08%) Node.js
12 5 (1.08%) XHTML
13 4 (0.87%) React
14 3 (0.65%) JSON
15 2 (0.43%) Ajax
15 2 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
15 2 (0.43%) J2EE
15 2 (0.43%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.58%) Mobile App
2 33 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.81%) User Experience
4 12 (2.60%) Contract for Difference
5 11 (2.38%) Online Games
6 9 (1.95%) iPad
7 6 (1.30%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.08%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.08%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.08%) Spread Betting
9 4 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.87%) Fintech
9 4 (0.87%) VLE
10 3 (0.65%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.65%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.65%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.65%) Wiki
11 2 (0.43%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.61%) Windows
2 46 (9.96%) Unix
3 26 (5.63%) Linux
4 20 (4.33%) Android
5 15 (3.25%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.87%) Kali Linux
8 3 (0.65%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.65%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.65%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (57.79%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (29.44%) Manual Testing
3 119 (25.76%) Test Scripting
4 113 (24.46%) Software Testing
5 112 (24.24%) Automation Testing
6 109 (23.59%) Automated Testing
7 108 (23.38%) Scrum
8 99 (21.43%) Regression Testing
9 89 (19.26%) Test Automation
10 76 (16.45%) BDD
11 54 (11.69%) Functional Testing
12 49 (10.61%) SDLC
13 45 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (9.74%) Performance Testing
14 42 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
15 38 (8.23%) TDD
16 35 (7.58%) Non-Functional Testing
17 33 (7.14%) Test Strategy
18 32 (6.93%) Defect Management
18 32 (6.93%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 190 (41.13%) SQL
2 145 (31.39%) C#
3 117 (25.32%) Java
4 37 (8.01%) JavaScript
5 27 (5.84%) Ruby
6 22 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 14 (3.03%) Python
8 12 (2.60%) T-SQL
9 11 (2.38%) VB
10 10 (2.16%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.73%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.73%) PHP
12 7 (1.52%) Perl
12 7 (1.52%) VBScript
13 5 (1.08%) C++
14 4 (0.87%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.65%) C
15 3 (0.65%) R
16 2 (0.43%) Fortran
17 1 (0.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 133 (28.79%) ISEB
2 99 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 52 (11.26%) Degree
4 13 (2.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 462 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (2.81%) SDET
3 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 19 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.30%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 104 (22.51%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.98%) HP
3 19 (4.11%) Oracle
4 6 (1.30%) CA
4 6 (1.30%) SAP
5 3 (0.65%) Rally
5 3 (0.65%) VMware
6 2 (0.43%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.43%) IBM
7 1 (0.22%) Apple
7 1 (0.22%) ATG
7 1 (0.22%) Endeca
7 1 (0.22%) Green Hat
7 1 (0.22%) hybris
7 1 (0.22%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.22%) StreamBase
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: From £27,000 to £40,000 per annum basic + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Up to £40,000 DOE
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: Pension, Bonus Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: Pension, Bonus Scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits / Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + start up mentality
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Woking
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
South East London
MatchesFashion.com
Salary: plus excellent company benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London, SE1
Kobalt Music
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago