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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 676 692 760
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +68
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 252 284 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 210 275 225
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +8 241 £40,000 +14.28% 27
London +42 129 £50,000 +17.64% 16
South East +33 48 £35,000 +16.66% 4
East Sussex +26 22 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Brighton +25 21 - - 1
East of England +31 17 £35,000 - 3
West Midlands -9 16 £33,750 +3.84% 4
City of London +25 15 £41,500 -2.35% 4
Surrey +24 12 £40,000 +9.58% 2
Suffolk +12 11 £35,000 -12.50% 2
South West -1 11 £32,500 +8.33%
Buckinghamshire - 11 £35,000 -
Bristol +22 10 £32,500 +18.18%
Ipswich +25 9 £35,000 -12.50%
Yorkshire +7 9 £35,000 +16.66%
Aylesbury - 9 £35,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £40,000 -
North West +21 7 £37,500 +7.14%
Birmingham +3 6 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Scotland +3 6 £35,000 -12.50%
Leeds +16 5 £35,000 +16.66%
West Yorkshire +10 5 £35,000 +29.62%
Manchester +6 5 £37,500 -3.22%
Redditch - 5 £30,000 -
Glasgow - 5 £35,000 -
Worcestershire - 5 £30,000 -
South Wales +10 4 £31,500 +7.69%
Wales +5 4 £31,500 +7.69%
Hertfordshire +23 3 £32,500 +8.33%
North Yorkshire +7 3 £30,000 -

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 491 (100.00%) QA
2 262 (53.36%) Agile Software Development
3 259 (52.75%) Selenium
4 179 (36.46%) SQL
5 162 (32.99%) Manual Testing
6 147 (29.94%) C#
7 142 (28.92%) Java
8 133 (27.09%) ISEB
9 131 (26.68%) Automation Testing
10 128 (26.07%) Automated Testing
11 125 (25.46%) Software Testing
12 124 (25.25%) Microsoft
13 117 (23.83%) Test Scripting
14 115 (23.42%) ISTQB
15 106 (21.59%) .NET
16 102 (20.77%) Finance
17 98 (19.96%) Scrum
17 98 (19.96%) JIRA
18 94 (19.14%) Regression Testing
19 87 (17.72%) Test Automation
19 87 (17.72%) BDD
20 84 (17.11%) Team Foundation Server
20 84 (17.11%) Functional Testing
21 83 (16.90%) SoapUI
22 82 (16.70%) WebDriver
23 76 (15.48%) Cucumber
24 67 (13.65%) Degree
25 63 (12.83%) Test Strategy
26 62 (12.63%) User Acceptance Testing
27 59 (12.02%) Windows

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 12 (2.44%) Confluence
2 9 (1.83%) IIS
3 5 (1.02%) Drupal
4 4 (0.81%) ColdFusion
5 3 (0.61%) CMS
5 3 (0.61%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.26%) SaaS
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.85%) VoIP
2 8 (1.63%) Internet
3 5 (1.02%) HTTP
4 4 (0.81%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.30%) MySQL
3 16 (3.26%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.83%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.43%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.02%) Big Data
6 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.81%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.41%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 259 (52.75%) Selenium
2 98 (19.96%) JIRA
3 84 (17.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 83 (16.90%) SoapUI
5 82 (16.70%) WebDriver
6 76 (15.48%) Cucumber
7 58 (11.81%) JMeter
8 43 (8.76%) Jenkins
9 39 (7.94%) SpecFlow
10 37 (7.54%) Git (software)
11 35 (7.13%) Appium
12 26 (5.30%) LoadRunner
13 23 (4.68%) HP UFT
13 23 (4.68%) JUnit
14 22 (4.48%) Mercurial
15 18 (3.67%) Gerrit
16 17 (3.46%) FitNesse
16 17 (3.46%) NeoLoad
16 17 (3.46%) WATIR
17 12 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 102 (20.77%) Finance
2 30 (6.11%) Telecoms
3 28 (5.70%) Games
4 11 (2.24%) Marketing
5 9 (1.83%) Banking
5 9 (1.83%) Electronics
5 9 (1.83%) Law
5 9 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.22%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.22%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.22%) Retail
7 4 (0.81%) Back Office
7 4 (0.81%) Front Office
8 2 (0.41%) Advertising
8 2 (0.41%) Automotive
8 2 (0.41%) Publishing
9 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.20%) Billing
9 1 (0.20%) Legal
9 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (21.59%) .NET
2 43 (8.76%) SOAP
3 35 (7.13%) Web Services
3 35 (7.13%) XML
4 24 (4.89%) HTML
5 20 (4.07%) CSS
5 20 (4.07%) REST
6 18 (3.67%) Gherkin
7 14 (2.85%) RESTful
8 11 (2.24%) HTML5
9 9 (1.83%) .NET Framework
9 9 (1.83%) J2EE
9 9 (1.83%) JSON
10 8 (1.63%) jQuery
10 8 (1.63%) XHTML
11 5 (1.02%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.02%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (1.02%) React
12 3 (0.61%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.13%) Computer Science
3 25 (5.09%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.44%) iPad
5 11 (2.24%) Online Games
5 11 (2.24%) User Experience
6 10 (2.04%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.22%) Fintech
8 6 (1.22%) Spread Betting
8 6 (1.22%) Wiki
9 5 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.02%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (0.81%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.81%) Replication
11 3 (0.61%) Contract for Difference
11 3 (0.61%) Derivative
11 3 (0.61%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.41%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 59 (12.02%) Windows
2 51 (10.39%) Unix
3 50 (10.18%) Linux
4 14 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (2.65%) Android
6 9 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.83%) Kali Linux
6 9 (1.83%) Solaris
7 8 (1.63%) Mac OS X
8 7 (1.43%) Windows Server
9 6 (1.22%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.81%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (53.36%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (32.99%) Manual Testing
3 131 (26.68%) Automation Testing
4 128 (26.07%) Automated Testing
5 125 (25.46%) Software Testing
6 117 (23.83%) Test Scripting
7 98 (19.96%) Scrum
8 94 (19.14%) Regression Testing
9 87 (17.72%) BDD
9 87 (17.72%) Test Automation
10 84 (17.11%) Functional Testing
11 63 (12.83%) Test Strategy
12 62 (12.63%) User Acceptance Testing
13 43 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (7.94%) Defect Management
14 39 (7.94%) SDLC
15 37 (7.54%) TDD
16 36 (7.33%) Integration Testing
16 36 (7.33%) Performance Testing
17 33 (6.72%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 179 (36.46%) SQL
2 147 (29.94%) C#
3 142 (28.92%) Java
4 56 (11.41%) Ruby
5 39 (7.94%) JavaScript
6 34 (6.92%) Python
7 20 (4.07%) Shell Script
8 16 (3.26%) Perl
9 14 (2.85%) C++
10 11 (2.24%) C
11 9 (1.83%) PHP
11 9 (1.83%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.63%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.63%) VB
12 8 (1.63%) VBScript
13 2 (0.41%) Fortran
13 2 (0.41%) Groovy
13 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 133 (27.09%) ISEB
2 115 (23.42%) ISTQB
3 67 (13.65%) Degree
4 25 (5.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 491 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (1.83%) SDET
3 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (2.24%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.22%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 124 (25.25%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.50%) HP
3 12 (2.44%) Oracle
4 9 (1.83%) Red Hat
4 9 (1.83%) SAP
5 6 (1.22%) Atlassian
5 6 (1.22%) CA
6 4 (0.81%) IBM
7 3 (0.61%) StreamBase
8 2 (0.41%) Apple
8 2 (0.41%) VMware
9 1 (0.20%) ATG
9 1 (0.20%) Endeca
9 1 (0.20%) Green Hat
9 1 (0.20%) hybris
9 1 (0.20%) Rally
9 1 (0.20%) Splunk
9 1 (0.20%) Sybase
London
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Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum 5% Annual bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Salary: £24k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pentasia Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + 15+% BONUS
Posted: 16 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum (neg) + flexible working hours!
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 (neg) per year
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago