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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Analyst
Rank 830 855 835
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 67 77 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.064% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.067% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 62 49 54
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

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
102195 114720 103098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83974 94226 85780
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,954 £27,186 £27,000
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 28 May 2015 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 28 May 2015. 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 +30 57 £35,000 +2.94% 7
London +41 29 £40,000 +9.58% 1
South East +9 12 £36,250 +1.39% 1
City of London +49 9 £43,500 -5.94%
South Wales +7 8 £40,000 +60.00%
Wales +7 8 £40,000 +60.00%
Buckinghamshire -4 8 £36,250 -3.33%
Newport - 7 £40,000 -
East Midlands +16 5 £26,500 - 2
Northamptonshire +2 5 £26,500 - 2
Northampton - 5 £26,500 - 2
Croydon - 5 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire +23 4 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Yorkshire +17 4 £32,500 -18.75% 1
East of England +17 4 £25,500 -20.31%
Norwich - 4 £25,500 -
Norfolk - 4 £25,500 -
High Wycombe -4 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Scotland +10 2 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Glasgow +8 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Berkshire +3 2 £31,500 -
Reading +1 2 £31,500 -
West Midlands -4 2 £26,500 -39.42%
Bingley - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £38,250 -
Surrey +28 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Leeds +13 1 £32,500 -18.75%
South West -6 1 £45,000 +32.35%
Wiltshire - 1 £45,000 -
Torfaen - 1 £35,000 -

Quality Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 56 (53.33%) QA
2 41 (39.05%) SQL
3 32 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (30.48%) Finance
4 30 (28.57%) ISEB
5 27 (25.71%) Data Quality
6 26 (24.76%) Degree
7 22 (20.95%) Selenium
8 21 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 20 (19.05%) SDLC
9 20 (19.05%) ISTQB
10 18 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (14.29%) Scrum
11 15 (14.29%) Automated Testing
12 14 (13.33%) Software Testing
13 13 (12.38%) Regression Testing
13 13 (12.38%) Test Scripting
14 12 (11.43%) Data Governance
14 12 (11.43%) Data Analysis
15 11 (10.48%) Automation Testing
16 10 (9.52%) Time Management
16 10 (9.52%) Java
16 10 (9.52%) VB
16 10 (9.52%) Oracle
16 10 (9.52%) XML
17 9 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
17 9 (8.57%) JIRA
17 9 (8.57%) Integration Testing
17 9 (8.57%) Validation
17 9 (8.57%) TDD

Quality Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.95%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) MS Office
1 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Lawson
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.95%) Big Data
5 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 22 (20.95%) Selenium
2 9 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (8.57%) JIRA
3 7 (6.67%) Behat
3 7 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.76%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (3.81%) JMeter
5 4 (3.81%) InstallShield
6 3 (2.86%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.90%) MSTest
7 2 (1.90%) Hudson
7 2 (1.90%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.90%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.95%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.95%) NUnit
8 1 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.95%) Ranorex
General
1 32 (30.48%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Banking
3 4 (3.81%) Games
4 3 (2.86%) Marketing
5 2 (1.90%) Legal
5 2 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.52%) XML
2 7 (6.67%) RESTful
3 3 (2.86%) Web Services
4 1 (0.95%) .NET
4 1 (0.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.62%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.95%) EPoS
3 1 (0.95%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (0.95%) Derivative
3 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (0.95%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.86%) UNIX
1 3 (2.86%) Windows
1 3 (2.86%) Solaris
1 3 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 20 (19.05%) SDLC
4 15 (14.29%) Scrum
4 15 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 14 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 13 (12.38%) Regression Testing
6 13 (12.38%) Test Scripting
7 12 (11.43%) Data Governance
7 12 (11.43%) Data Analysis
8 11 (10.48%) Automation Testing
9 10 (9.52%) Time Management
10 9 (8.57%) Integration Testing
10 9 (8.57%) Validation
10 9 (8.57%) TDD
10 9 (8.57%) Data Management
10 9 (8.57%) BDD
11 8 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (7.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (6.67%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (39.05%) SQL
2 10 (9.52%) Java
2 10 (9.52%) VB
3 8 (7.62%) C#
4 7 (6.67%) VBScript
4 7 (6.67%) PHP
4 7 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.81%) VB6
6 4 (3.81%) Python
6 4 (3.81%) Perl
6 4 (3.81%) COBOL
7 2 (1.90%) VBA
8 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (28.57%) ISEB
2 26 (24.76%) Degree
3 20 (19.05%) ISTQB
4 7 (6.67%) HND
5 3 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (53.33%) QA
2 27 (25.71%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.86%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.90%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.95%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.86%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 10 (9.52%) Oracle
2 6 (5.71%) HP
3 5 (4.76%) Talend
4 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.86%) Progress
5 3 (2.86%) Trillium
6 2 (1.90%) VMware
6 2 (1.90%) DataFlux
6 2 (1.90%) Informatica
6 2 (1.90%) SAP
7 1 (0.95%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.95%) ServiceNow
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