The table below looks at the statistics for the Quality Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Quality Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Analyst
Rank 822 844 802
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 69 45 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.042% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.044% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 45 32 73
Average salary £41,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £30,600 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%

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
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Quality Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Quality Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 October 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 63 £41,000 +2.50% 5
London +1 30 £50,000 +17.64%
South East - 20 £41,000 -
Maidenhead - 10 - -
Berkshire - 10 - -
North West -3 7 £31,000 -14.48% 2
City of London - 5 £50,000 -
Scotland -8 4 £37,750 +22.76%
South West -11 4 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Kent - 4 £41,000 -
Sidcup - 4 £41,000 -
Maidstone - 4 £41,000 -
Yorkshire -37 3 £18,000 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £31,000 - 2
East Sussex - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 £35,000 -
Brighton - 3 - -
Bristol - 3 - -
Chester - 3 £31,000 - 1
Glasgow -6 2 £45,000 -
Edinburgh -22 2 £27,750 -9.75%
West Yorkshire -24 2 £18,000 - 1
Lancashire - 2 £32,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £50,000 -
Halifax - 2 £18,000 -
Preston - 2 £32,000 -
Hammersmith 0 1 - -
Manchester -14 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £37,500 -

Quality Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Quality Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Quality Analyst in their job title.

1 70 (56.45%) QA
2 54 (43.55%) SQL
3 42 (33.87%) Software Testing
4 38 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (29.84%) Data Quality
6 29 (23.39%) Java
7 28 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (16.13%) SQL Server
8 20 (16.13%) Finance
9 18 (14.52%) HTML
9 18 (14.52%) Selenium
10 17 (13.71%) Telecoms
11 16 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (12.90%) ISEB
11 16 (12.90%) Internet
11 16 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (12.10%) Degree
12 15 (12.10%) Test Automation
12 15 (12.10%) UNIX
12 15 (12.10%) MS Excel
13 14 (11.29%) XML
13 14 (11.29%) Broadband
13 14 (11.29%) 3G
13 14 (11.29%) Smartphone
14 13 (10.48%) Test Scripting
14 13 (10.48%) SaaS
14 13 (10.48%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (9.68%) Integration Testing
16 11 (8.87%) Regression Testing
16 11 (8.87%) Scrum

Quality Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Quality Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Quality Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.61%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (12.10%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.45%) MS Office
3 6 (4.84%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.81%) MS Project
5 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.81%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Academy Housing
1 2 (1.61%) arcHouse
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.48%) SaaS
2 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.90%) Internet
2 14 (11.29%) Broadband
2 14 (11.29%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.48%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.61%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.61%) Big Data
6 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.81%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.81%) QlikView
7 1 (0.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 18 (14.52%) Selenium
2 10 (8.06%) WebDriver
3 8 (6.45%) InstallShield
3 8 (6.45%) JIRA
3 8 (6.45%) Cucumber
3 8 (6.45%) Talend Open Studio
4 7 (5.65%) InstallAnywhere
5 5 (4.03%) FitNesse
5 5 (4.03%) WATIR
5 5 (4.03%) TestComplete
5 5 (4.03%) AdminStudio
5 5 (4.03%) MSI
6 4 (3.23%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.42%) TestDirector
7 3 (2.42%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.61%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.81%) TestPartner
9 1 (0.81%) FogBugz
9 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (16.13%) Finance
2 17 (13.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.23%) Banking
3 4 (3.23%) Retail
4 3 (2.42%) Games
5 2 (1.61%) Front Office
5 2 (1.61%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.81%) French Language
6 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.52%) HTML
2 14 (11.29%) XML
3 5 (4.03%) Web Services
4 4 (3.23%) .NET
4 4 (3.23%) J2EE
5 3 (2.42%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.61%) FIXML
7 1 (0.81%) jQuery
7 1 (0.81%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.29%) Smartphone
3 6 (4.84%) Open Source
4 5 (4.03%) CMDB
5 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.42%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.61%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.61%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.81%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.81%) Ontologies
7 1 (0.81%) Derivative
7 1 (0.81%) Statistics
7 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.81%) User Experience
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.81%) Social Media
7 1 (0.81%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.10%) UNIX
2 9 (7.26%) Windows
3 8 (6.45%) Linux
4 3 (2.42%) MVS
5 2 (1.61%) Solaris
5 2 (1.61%) Android
5 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.87%) Software Testing
2 38 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (12.10%) Test Automation
5 13 (10.48%) Test Scripting
6 12 (9.68%) Integration Testing
7 11 (8.87%) Regression Testing
7 11 (8.87%) Scrum
8 9 (7.26%) Data Management
8 9 (7.26%) Data Analysis
8 9 (7.26%) System Testing
8 9 (7.26%) Migration
9 8 (6.45%) ETL
9 8 (6.45%) Time Management
9 8 (6.45%) Test Management
9 8 (6.45%) Data Migration
9 8 (6.45%) User Stories
10 7 (5.65%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (5.65%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 54 (43.55%) SQL
2 29 (23.39%) Java
3 10 (8.06%) T-SQL
4 9 (7.26%) Perl
4 9 (7.26%) Python
5 8 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.84%) C#
6 6 (4.84%) Ruby
7 5 (4.03%) VB
8 4 (3.23%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.42%) JCL
10 1 (0.81%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.81%) R
10 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.81%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (12.90%) ISEB
2 15 (12.10%) Degree
3 10 (8.06%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.81%) PMP
6 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (56.45%) QA
2 37 (29.84%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.61%) GAMP
3 2 (1.61%) GxP
4 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (8.87%) Oracle
2 8 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.45%) Trillium
2 8 (6.45%) Talend
3 6 (4.84%) Business Objects
4 5 (4.03%) ServiceNow
4 5 (4.03%) HP
5 4 (3.23%) Informatica
5 4 (3.23%) Datanomic
6 3 (2.42%) DataFlux
6 3 (2.42%) Teradata
7 2 (1.61%) Progress
7 2 (1.61%) Cognos
7 2 (1.61%) SAP
7 2 (1.61%) Tableau
7 2 (1.61%) Northgate
7 2 (1.61%) Civica
7 2 (1.61%) Capita
7 2 (1.61%) Orchard
8 1 (0.81%) Google
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