The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Quality Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Analyst
Rank 875 889 942
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 56 76 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.069% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.072% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 46 53 36
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £26,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £48,800
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
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% -

Quality Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Quality Analyst in the job title.

Quality Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Quality Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Quality Analyst within the UK.

Quality Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Quality Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Quality Analyst over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 within the UK.

Quality Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Quality 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 Quality Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +40 55 £40,000 +6.66% 9
London +30 20 £47,500 +11.76% 4
West Midlands +3 13 £36,250 +31.81% 2
South East +37 9 £33,250 -19.39% 1
North West - 6 £32,000 -
Birmingham - 5 £37,500 - 1
Manchester - 5 £32,000 -
Yorkshire +37 4 £22,500 -30.76%
West Yorkshire +20 4 £22,500 -30.76%
Bradford - 4 £22,500 -
Warwickshire - 4 £41,500 -
City of London +53 3 £60,000 +41.17%
Buckinghamshire +20 3 £37,500 -9.09%
Milton Keynes +18 3 £37,500 -11.76%
Berkshire +11 3 £27,000 -40.00% 1
Reading +15 2 £27,000 -40.00% 1
Rugby - 2 £55,000 -
Brighton - 2 £26,500 -
Bristol - 2 £50,000 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £26,500 -
South West - 2 £50,000 - 1
East of England +31 1 £52,500 +105.88% 1
Edinburgh +5 1 £19,000 -49.33% 2
Scotland +4 1 £19,000 -49.33% 2
West Sussex -8 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Coventry - 1 £34,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £26,500 - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £52,500 -

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Quality 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 Quality Analyst in the job title.

1 61 (52.59%) QA
2 40 (34.48%) Data Quality
3 38 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (30.17%) SQL
5 25 (21.55%) Data Analysis
6 23 (19.83%) Software Testing
7 22 (18.97%) MS Office
8 21 (18.10%) ISEB
8 21 (18.10%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (17.24%) SQL Server
9 20 (17.24%) MS Excel
10 19 (16.38%) Data Management
10 19 (16.38%) Selenium
11 18 (15.52%) ISTQB
11 18 (15.52%) Validation
12 17 (14.66%) Java
13 16 (13.79%) Scrum
13 16 (13.79%) Finance
13 16 (13.79%) Data Governance
14 15 (12.93%) SDLC
15 14 (12.07%) Defect Tracking
15 14 (12.07%) Project Management
15 14 (12.07%) E-Commerce
15 14 (12.07%) Automated Testing
15 14 (12.07%) Waterfall
16 13 (11.21%) Data Validation
16 13 (11.21%) Test Automation
16 13 (11.21%) Quality Management
17 12 (10.34%) Banking
17 12 (10.34%) TDD

Quality 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 9 (7.76%) SAS
2 5 (4.31%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.72%) CMS
4 2 (1.72%) Drupal
4 2 (1.72%) WordPress
5 1 (0.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (18.97%) MS Office
2 20 (17.24%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Magento
1 2 (1.72%) Shopify
2 1 (0.86%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.86%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.17%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.31%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (4.31%) JasperReports
3 5 (4.31%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.59%) QlikView
5 2 (1.72%) MySQL
6 1 (0.86%) Big Data
6 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.86%) DocumentDB
6 1 (0.86%) MS Access
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (16.38%) Selenium
2 11 (9.48%) JIRA
3 9 (7.76%) Cucumber
4 7 (6.03%) Jenkins
4 7 (6.03%) WebDriver
5 6 (5.17%) Hudson
6 4 (3.45%) JUnit
7 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.59%) HP UFT
7 3 (2.59%) JProfiler
7 3 (2.59%) Subversion
7 3 (2.59%) TestComplete
8 2 (1.72%) Ant
8 2 (1.72%) NUnit
8 2 (1.72%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.86%) Gradle
9 1 (0.86%) JMeter
9 1 (0.86%) Maven
9 1 (0.86%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (13.79%) Finance
2 12 (10.34%) Banking
3 9 (7.76%) Marketing
4 6 (5.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.59%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.72%) Back Office
8 1 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.86%) Games
8 1 (0.86%) Law
8 1 (0.86%) Publishing
8 1 (0.86%) Retail
8 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.76%) .NET
2 8 (6.90%) HTML
3 5 (4.31%) .NET Framework
3 5 (4.31%) Middleware
3 5 (4.31%) Swing
4 2 (1.72%) CSS
4 2 (1.72%) HTML5
4 2 (1.72%) REST
4 2 (1.72%) Web Services
4 2 (1.72%) XML
5 1 (0.86%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.86%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.86%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.86%) JMS
5 1 (0.86%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.86%) SOAP
5 1 (0.86%) Spring
5 1 (0.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.90%) Performance Metrics
3 5 (4.31%) User Experience
4 3 (2.59%) Equities
5 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.86%) EPoS
6 1 (0.86%) Fintech
6 1 (0.86%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.86%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.86%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.90%) Unix
2 1 (0.86%) Linux
2 1 (0.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.55%) Data Analysis
3 23 (19.83%) Software Testing
4 21 (18.10%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (16.38%) Data Management
6 18 (15.52%) Validation
7 16 (13.79%) Data Governance
7 16 (13.79%) Scrum
8 15 (12.93%) SDLC
9 14 (12.07%) Automated Testing
9 14 (12.07%) Defect Tracking
9 14 (12.07%) E-Commerce
9 14 (12.07%) Project Management
9 14 (12.07%) Waterfall
10 13 (11.21%) Data Validation
10 13 (11.21%) Quality Management
10 13 (11.21%) Test Automation
11 12 (10.34%) TDD
12 11 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (9.48%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.17%) SQL
2 17 (14.66%) Java
3 8 (6.90%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.17%) C
4 6 (5.17%) C#
5 5 (4.31%) Ruby
5 5 (4.31%) VBA
6 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.59%) VB
8 1 (0.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (18.10%) ISEB
2 18 (15.52%) ISTQB
3 10 (8.62%) Degree
4 9 (7.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.72%) CBAP
7 1 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.86%) MCSA
7 1 (0.86%) MCSE
7 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (52.59%) QA
2 40 (34.48%) Data Quality
3 5 (4.31%) HL7
4 3 (2.59%) COBIT
5 1 (0.86%) MiFID
5 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
1 10 (8.62%) Oracle
2 8 (6.90%) Informatica
2 8 (6.90%) SAP
3 7 (6.03%) Ab Initio
4 5 (4.31%) Northgate
5 4 (3.45%) Civica
5 4 (3.45%) Orchard
6 3 (2.59%) Adobe
7 2 (1.72%) DataFlux
7 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.86%) HP
8 1 (0.86%) Sybase
8 1 (0.86%) Telerik
8 1 (0.86%) Trillium
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