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 23 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 669 648 761
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +113
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 255 328 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.31% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 209 305 205
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,875
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%

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
94684 104270 111362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.37% 96.19% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79697 86340 89890
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 23 August 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 23 August 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 -32 247 £37,500 +7.14% 22
London +38 121 £46,250 +2.77% 12
South East +22 48 £35,000 +16.66% 3
East Sussex +25 27 £30,000 - 1
Brighton +22 27 £30,000 - 1
East of England +19 23 £32,500 -13.33% 2
West Midlands +4 20 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Suffolk +4 19 £32,500 -13.33% 1
City of London +46 16 £53,750 +19.44% 6
North West +3 14 £30,500 -10.29% 1
Surrey +12 9 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Birmingham -17 9 £35,000 +7.69%
Ipswich +10 8 £35,000 -6.66%
Cheshire +33 7 £30,500 +10.90% 1
Yorkshire +5 7 £33,000 +10.00%
South West -2 7 £32,500 +8.33%
Bristol +16 6 £32,500 +8.33%
East Midlands +13 6 £23,626 -21.24% 1
Buckinghamshire +24 5 £35,000 +16.66%
Nottinghamshire +15 5 £22,912 -20.65%
Nottingham +11 5 £22,912 -20.65%
Warrington - 5 £30,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £40,000 -
Berkshire +6 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Aylesbury -9 4 £35,000 +16.66%
Bury St Edmunds -10 4 £32,500 -7.14%
Manchester -15 4 £37,500 -31.81%
Leeds +14 3 £35,000 -
North Yorkshire +13 3 £31,000 +3.33%
Newbury +4 3 £35,000 -9.67%

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 488 (100.00%) QA
2 278 (56.97%) Agile Software Development
3 245 (50.20%) Selenium
4 197 (40.37%) SQL
5 153 (31.35%) C#
6 140 (28.69%) Java
7 139 (28.48%) ISEB
8 135 (27.66%) Manual Testing
9 126 (25.82%) Test Scripting
10 123 (25.20%) Software Testing
10 123 (25.20%) Automation Testing
11 118 (24.18%) Scrum
12 116 (23.77%) Finance
13 114 (23.36%) ISTQB
14 112 (22.95%) Automated Testing
15 109 (22.34%) Microsoft
16 108 (22.13%) Regression Testing
17 99 (20.29%) Test Automation
17 99 (20.29%) .NET
18 91 (18.65%) JIRA
19 85 (17.42%) Cucumber
20 84 (17.21%) BDD
21 75 (15.37%) Team Foundation Server
22 71 (14.55%) Functional Testing
23 70 (14.34%) WebDriver
24 67 (13.73%) SoapUI
25 63 (12.91%) Degree
26 57 (11.68%) Unix
26 57 (11.68%) Windows
27 56 (11.48%) JMeter

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 22 (4.51%) Confluence
2 5 (1.02%) IIS
3 3 (0.61%) SAS
3 3 (0.61%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.41%) CMS
4 2 (0.41%) Drupal
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.84%) SaaS
2 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.25%) HTTP
2 10 (2.05%) VoIP
3 9 (1.84%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.56%) MySQL
3 8 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.23%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.02%) Big Data
7 4 (0.82%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 245 (50.20%) Selenium
2 91 (18.65%) JIRA
3 85 (17.42%) Cucumber
4 75 (15.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 70 (14.34%) WebDriver
6 67 (13.73%) SoapUI
7 56 (11.48%) JMeter
8 43 (8.81%) Jenkins
9 41 (8.40%) LoadRunner
10 36 (7.38%) SpecFlow
11 33 (6.76%) Git (software)
12 31 (6.35%) Appium
13 25 (5.12%) HP UFT
14 22 (4.51%) FitNesse
15 19 (3.89%) JUnit
16 18 (3.69%) NeoLoad
17 16 (3.28%) Mercurial
17 16 (3.28%) Visual Studio
18 13 (2.66%) Fiddler
19 12 (2.46%) Zephyr
General
1 116 (23.77%) Finance
2 32 (6.56%) Games
3 23 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.46%) Marketing
5 10 (2.05%) Banking
6 8 (1.64%) Retail
7 7 (1.43%) Electronics
7 7 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.43%) Publishing
8 5 (1.02%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.02%) Law
9 4 (0.82%) Advertising
10 3 (0.61%) Back Office
10 3 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.61%) Front Office
10 3 (0.61%) Local Government
11 2 (0.41%) Automotive
11 2 (0.41%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (20.29%) .NET
2 43 (8.81%) XML
3 39 (7.99%) HTML
4 33 (6.76%) SOAP
5 29 (5.94%) REST
5 29 (5.94%) Web Services
6 27 (5.53%) CSS
7 14 (2.87%) Gherkin
8 10 (2.05%) .NET Framework
9 9 (1.84%) HTML5
10 7 (1.43%) JSON
10 7 (1.43%) RESTful
11 5 (1.02%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.02%) J2EE
11 5 (1.02%) jQuery
11 5 (1.02%) Node.js
11 5 (1.02%) React
11 5 (1.02%) XHTML
12 3 (0.61%) AngularJS
13 2 (0.41%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.40%) Computer Science
2 40 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (6.97%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.66%) Online Games
4 13 (2.66%) User Experience
5 9 (1.84%) iPad
6 8 (1.64%) Contract for Difference
6 8 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.43%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.43%) Spread Betting
8 6 (1.23%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.02%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.02%) Fintech
10 4 (0.82%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (0.82%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.82%) VLE
10 4 (0.82%) Wiki
11 3 (0.61%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (11.68%) Unix
1 57 (11.68%) Windows
2 39 (7.99%) Linux
3 21 (4.30%) Android
4 17 (3.48%) Apple iOS
5 15 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.43%) Kali Linux
7 6 (1.23%) Solaris
8 5 (1.02%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.82%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.82%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.82%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (56.97%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (27.66%) Manual Testing
3 126 (25.82%) Test Scripting
4 123 (25.20%) Automation Testing
4 123 (25.20%) Software Testing
5 118 (24.18%) Scrum
6 112 (22.95%) Automated Testing
7 108 (22.13%) Regression Testing
8 99 (20.29%) Test Automation
9 84 (17.21%) BDD
10 71 (14.55%) Functional Testing
11 50 (10.25%) Test Strategy
12 46 (9.43%) SDLC
12 46 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
13 45 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (9.22%) Performance Testing
14 41 (8.40%) Non-Functional Testing
15 38 (7.79%) TDD
16 33 (6.76%) Defect Management
17 31 (6.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 197 (40.37%) SQL
2 153 (31.35%) C#
3 140 (28.69%) Java
4 43 (8.81%) JavaScript
4 43 (8.81%) Ruby
5 27 (5.53%) Python
6 22 (4.51%) Shell Script
7 16 (3.28%) Perl
8 11 (2.25%) Bash Shell
8 11 (2.25%) VB
9 10 (2.05%) C++
9 10 (2.05%) VB.NET
10 9 (1.84%) PHP
11 8 (1.64%) C
11 8 (1.64%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.43%) VBScript
13 4 (0.82%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.61%) R
15 2 (0.41%) Fortran
15 2 (0.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 139 (28.48%) ISEB
2 114 (23.36%) ISTQB
3 63 (12.91%) Degree
4 23 (4.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 488 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (2.66%) SDET
3 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.23%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 109 (22.34%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.92%) HP
3 21 (4.30%) Oracle
4 7 (1.43%) SAP
5 6 (1.23%) CA
5 6 (1.23%) Red Hat
6 4 (0.82%) IBM
7 3 (0.61%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.61%) Rally
7 3 (0.61%) StreamBase
7 3 (0.61%) VMware
8 2 (0.41%) Apple
9 1 (0.20%) ATG
9 1 (0.20%) Endeca
9 1 (0.20%) Green Hat
9 1 (0.20%) hybris
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