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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 667 654 751
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +97
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 268 314 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 215 300 213
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
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
94552 106382 112198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79554 87702 91489
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 £70,000 £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 July 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 July 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 +17 261 £40,000 +14.28% 32
London +52 139 £50,000 +17.64% 18
South East +23 49 £35,000 +16.66% 4
East Sussex +24 28 £30,000 - 3
East of England +24 27 £35,000 -4.76% 1
Brighton +22 27 £27,500 -8.33% 3
Suffolk +18 22 £35,000 -6.66%
West Midlands +1 16 £33,750 +3.84% 4
City of London +44 14 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Ipswich +17 11 £35,000 -6.66%
Buckinghamshire +33 10 £35,000 +16.66%
North West +20 10 £35,000 -3.44%
Aylesbury -2 10 £35,000 +16.66%
South West -4 8 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £40,000 -
Bristol +19 7 £32,500 +18.18%
Surrey +9 6 £42,500 +11.84%
East Midlands +3 6 £22,912 -23.62% 3
Manchester -2 6 £37,500 -21.05%
Birmingham -7 6 £38,000 +16.92% 1
Nottingham +16 5 £23,626 -30.51% 2
Nottinghamshire +9 5 £23,626 -30.51% 2
Yorkshire -6 5 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Scotland +3 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Glasgow -2 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Bury St Edmunds -2 4 £32,500 -7.14%
Leeds +25 3 £35,000 - 1
Berkshire +8 3 £35,000 -12.50% 1
West Yorkshire +4 3 £35,000 +28.44% 1
Redditch - 3 £30,000 -

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 502 (100.00%) QA
2 283 (56.37%) Agile Software Development
3 251 (50.00%) Selenium
4 189 (37.65%) SQL
5 154 (30.68%) C#
6 152 (30.28%) Java
7 149 (29.68%) Manual Testing
8 140 (27.89%) ISEB
9 126 (25.10%) Software Testing
10 125 (24.90%) Automated Testing
10 125 (24.90%) Automation Testing
11 122 (24.30%) Test Scripting
12 120 (23.90%) Microsoft
13 119 (23.71%) ISTQB
14 112 (22.31%) Scrum
15 111 (22.11%) Regression Testing
16 110 (21.91%) Finance
17 97 (19.32%) Test Automation
18 96 (19.12%) .NET
19 92 (18.33%) JIRA
20 88 (17.53%) BDD
21 82 (16.33%) Functional Testing
22 80 (15.94%) Cucumber
23 77 (15.34%) Team Foundation Server
24 76 (15.14%) WebDriver
25 73 (14.54%) SoapUI
26 71 (14.14%) Degree
27 63 (12.55%) Windows
27 63 (12.55%) JMeter
28 56 (11.16%) 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 17 (3.39%) Confluence
2 8 (1.59%) IIS
3 3 (0.60%) CMS
3 3 (0.60%) Drupal
3 3 (0.60%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.40%) ColdFusion
4 2 (0.40%) SAS
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (6.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.59%) SaaS
2 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.59%) VoIP
2 10 (1.99%) HTTP
3 7 (1.39%) HTTPS
4 5 (1.00%) Internet
5 1 (0.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.98%) MySQL
3 14 (2.79%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.39%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.00%) Big Data
6 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.60%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.40%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 251 (50.00%) Selenium
2 92 (18.33%) JIRA
3 80 (15.94%) Cucumber
4 77 (15.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 76 (15.14%) WebDriver
6 73 (14.54%) SoapUI
7 63 (12.55%) JMeter
8 43 (8.57%) Jenkins
9 39 (7.77%) Git (software)
10 38 (7.57%) SpecFlow
11 35 (6.97%) Appium
11 35 (6.97%) LoadRunner
12 24 (4.78%) HP UFT
13 22 (4.38%) JUnit
14 21 (4.18%) Mercurial
15 20 (3.98%) FitNesse
16 18 (3.59%) NeoLoad
17 17 (3.39%) WATIR
18 16 (3.19%) Gerrit
19 13 (2.59%) Fiddler
General
1 110 (21.91%) Finance
2 30 (5.98%) Games
3 29 (5.78%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.79%) Marketing
5 10 (1.99%) Banking
5 10 (1.99%) Electronics
5 10 (1.99%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.20%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.20%) Law
7 5 (1.00%) Retail
8 4 (0.80%) Back Office
8 4 (0.80%) Front Office
8 4 (0.80%) Publishing
9 3 (0.60%) Advertising
10 2 (0.40%) Automotive
10 2 (0.40%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (19.12%) .NET
2 41 (8.17%) SOAP
3 39 (7.77%) XML
4 33 (6.57%) HTML
4 33 (6.57%) Web Services
5 27 (5.38%) REST
6 25 (4.98%) CSS
7 16 (3.19%) Gherkin
8 12 (2.39%) RESTful
9 11 (2.19%) HTML5
10 10 (1.99%) .NET Framework
11 9 (1.79%) JSON
12 8 (1.59%) jQuery
12 8 (1.59%) XHTML
13 7 (1.39%) J2EE
14 5 (1.00%) AngularJS
14 5 (1.00%) React
15 4 (0.80%) KnockoutJS
16 3 (0.60%) Spring
17 2 (0.40%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (7.17%) Computer Science
3 32 (6.37%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.59%) Online Games
5 12 (2.39%) iPad
5 12 (2.39%) User Experience
6 9 (1.79%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.59%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.39%) Fintech
8 7 (1.39%) Spread Betting
9 6 (1.20%) Contract for Difference
9 6 (1.20%) Wiki
10 5 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.80%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.80%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.80%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (0.80%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.60%) Replication
12 3 (0.60%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 63 (12.55%) Windows
2 55 (10.96%) Unix
3 50 (9.96%) Linux
4 17 (3.39%) Android
5 14 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (2.59%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.79%) Kali Linux
7 9 (1.79%) Solaris
8 7 (1.39%) Mac OS X
8 7 (1.39%) Windows Server
9 6 (1.20%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.80%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (56.37%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (29.68%) Manual Testing
3 126 (25.10%) Software Testing
4 125 (24.90%) Automated Testing
4 125 (24.90%) Automation Testing
5 122 (24.30%) Test Scripting
6 112 (22.31%) Scrum
7 111 (22.11%) Regression Testing
8 97 (19.32%) Test Automation
9 88 (17.53%) BDD
10 82 (16.33%) Functional Testing
11 56 (11.16%) Test Strategy
12 54 (10.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 45 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (8.37%) SDLC
15 40 (7.97%) Non-Functional Testing
15 40 (7.97%) Performance Testing
15 40 (7.97%) TDD
16 35 (6.97%) Defect Management
16 35 (6.97%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 189 (37.65%) SQL
2 154 (30.68%) C#
3 152 (30.28%) Java
4 56 (11.16%) Ruby
5 45 (8.96%) JavaScript
6 34 (6.77%) Python
7 22 (4.38%) Shell Script
8 18 (3.59%) Perl
9 13 (2.59%) C++
10 11 (2.19%) C
11 10 (1.99%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.99%) VB
12 9 (1.79%) PHP
12 9 (1.79%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.59%) VBScript
14 4 (0.80%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.40%) Fortran
15 2 (0.40%) Groovy
15 2 (0.40%) R
16 1 (0.20%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 140 (27.89%) ISEB
2 119 (23.71%) ISTQB
3 71 (14.14%) Degree
4 25 (4.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 502 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (2.39%) SDET
3 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.20%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 120 (23.90%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.98%) HP
3 17 (3.39%) Oracle
4 10 (1.99%) SAP
5 9 (1.79%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.20%) CA
7 4 (0.80%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.80%) IBM
7 4 (0.80%) VMware
8 3 (0.60%) Rally
8 3 (0.60%) StreamBase
9 2 (0.40%) Apple
10 1 (0.20%) ATG
10 1 (0.20%) Endeca
10 1 (0.20%) Green Hat
10 1 (0.20%) hybris
10 1 (0.20%) Sybase
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k benefits & bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + 10%
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, London UK
Reed Business Information
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton
Huxley
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Diss
Ortolan Group
Salary: £38000 per annum + 7.5% bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Central London
Guru Careers
Salary: 35000-45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Nottingham
Nottingham Trent University
Salary: £22912 + 15% market supplement
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
North London
Sage UK Limited
Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago