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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Analyst
Rank 836 817 818
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 58 63 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.058% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.062% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 43 48 65
Average salary £36,000 £39,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.28% -12.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,450 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -15.64%

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
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -55 54 £36,250 -9.37% 8
London -26 23 £41,000 -18.00% 2
South East -11 19 £41,000 +54.71% 4
Berkshire - 9 - - 1
Maidenhead - 9 - - 1
West Midlands +2 4 £32,500 +18.18%
Yorkshire -32 4 £23,250 -
Birmingham - 4 £32,500 -
South West -9 3 £18,000 -50.00%
West Yorkshire -22 3 £18,000 -
East Sussex - 3 - -
Brighton - 3 - -
Sidcup - 3 £41,000 -
City of London +8 2 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Dorset -5 2 £18,000 -62.10%
Bournemouth -8 2 £18,000 -62.10%
Halifax - 2 £18,000 -
Harrow - 2 £31,750 -
Walton-on-Thames - 2 £32,500 -
Maidstone - 2 £41,000 -
Surrey - 2 £32,500 -
Kent - 2 £41,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +1 1 £37,500 +56.25% 2
South Wales +1 1 £48,000 +74.54%
Hammersmith 0 1 - -
Wales -3 1 £48,000 +74.54%
Nottinghamshire -3 1 £32,500 -
Nottingham -4 1 £32,500 -
Cardiff -4 1 £48,000 +74.54%

Quality Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 86 (63.70%) QA
2 60 (44.44%) SQL
3 42 (31.11%) Software Testing
4 37 (27.41%) Data Quality
5 31 (22.96%) Java
6 25 (18.52%) SQL Server
6 25 (18.52%) Finance
7 23 (17.04%) UNIX
8 21 (15.56%) HTML
9 20 (14.81%) ISEB
10 19 (14.07%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (14.07%) Degree
10 19 (14.07%) Selenium
11 18 (13.33%) Telecoms
11 18 (13.33%) Relational Database
12 17 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (12.59%) Test Scripting
13 16 (11.85%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (11.85%) Test Automation
13 16 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (11.11%) Internet
15 14 (10.37%) Regression Testing
15 14 (10.37%) Scrum
15 14 (10.37%) ISTQB
16 13 (9.63%) Smartphone
16 13 (9.63%) Time Management
16 13 (9.63%) SaaS
16 13 (9.63%) 3G
16 13 (9.63%) SAS
16 13 (9.63%) Broadband

Quality Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (9.63%) SAS
2 1 (0.74%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (8.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.19%) MS Office
3 6 (4.44%) SPSS
3 6 (4.44%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.74%) MS Project
5 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Academy Housing
1 2 (1.48%) arcHouse
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.11%) Internet
2 13 (9.63%) 3G
2 13 (9.63%) Broadband
3 6 (4.44%) 4G
4 1 (0.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.07%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.19%) Data Mining
4 7 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.48%) Big Data
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.74%) MS Access
7 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.74%) QlikView
7 1 (0.74%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 19 (14.07%) Selenium
2 10 (7.41%) WebDriver
2 10 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 9 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 7 (5.19%) InstallShield
4 7 (5.19%) InstallAnywhere
4 7 (5.19%) Talend Open Studio
5 6 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.44%) NUnit
5 6 (4.44%) WATIR
6 5 (3.70%) JIRA
6 5 (3.70%) AdminStudio
6 5 (3.70%) MSI
6 5 (3.70%) TeamCity
6 5 (3.70%) FitNesse
6 5 (3.70%) TestComplete
7 3 (2.22%) TestDirector
8 2 (1.48%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.74%) JUnit
9 1 (0.74%) Bugzilla
General
1 25 (18.52%) Finance
2 18 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.41%) Marketing
4 9 (6.67%) Retail
5 4 (2.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.96%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.22%) Advertising
6 3 (2.22%) Games
7 2 (1.48%) Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Automotive
8 1 (0.74%) Law
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.74%) Electronics
8 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.56%) HTML
2 13 (9.63%) XML
3 6 (4.44%) .NET
3 6 (4.44%) Web Services
4 5 (3.70%) CSS
4 5 (3.70%) jQuery
5 4 (2.96%) J2EE
6 1 (0.74%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.74%) Mustache
6 1 (0.74%) Sass
6 1 (0.74%) JSON
6 1 (0.74%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) Smartphone
2 7 (5.19%) Open Source
3 6 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.44%) Statistics
3 6 (4.44%) Taxonomies
3 6 (4.44%) Ontologies
3 6 (4.44%) Semantic Web
4 5 (3.70%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.70%) CMDB
4 5 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.96%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.74%) EPoS
7 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.74%) Health Informatics
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.74%) Derivative
7 1 (0.74%) AS400
7 1 (0.74%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.04%) UNIX
2 8 (5.93%) Windows
2 8 (5.93%) Linux
3 2 (1.48%) Android
3 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.11%) Software Testing
2 17 (12.59%) Test Scripting
2 17 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (11.85%) Test Automation
3 16 (11.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (10.37%) Regression Testing
4 14 (10.37%) Scrum
5 13 (9.63%) Time Management
6 12 (8.89%) TDD
7 11 (8.15%) Data Analysis
7 11 (8.15%) Integration Testing
7 11 (8.15%) Business Analysis
8 9 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 8 (5.93%) OO
9 8 (5.93%) Change Management
9 8 (5.93%) Risk Management
9 8 (5.93%) System Testing
10 7 (5.19%) User Stories
10 7 (5.19%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 60 (44.44%) SQL
2 31 (22.96%) Java
3 13 (9.63%) JavaScript
3 13 (9.63%) C#
4 11 (8.15%) T-SQL
4 11 (8.15%) VB
5 7 (5.19%) Python
5 7 (5.19%) Perl
6 6 (4.44%) Ruby
6 6 (4.44%) R
7 4 (2.96%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.48%) VBScript
9 1 (0.74%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.74%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 20 (14.81%) ISEB
2 19 (14.07%) Degree
3 14 (10.37%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.74%) PMP
6 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (63.70%) QA
2 37 (27.41%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.48%) GAMP
3 2 (1.48%) GxP
4 1 (0.74%) SLA
4 1 (0.74%) GMP
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.41%) Oracle
3 7 (5.19%) Talend
4 5 (3.70%) ServiceNow
4 5 (3.70%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.96%) SunGard
5 4 (2.96%) HP
5 4 (2.96%) Datanomic
5 4 (2.96%) Trillium
6 2 (1.48%) Progress
6 2 (1.48%) VMware
6 2 (1.48%) Northgate
6 2 (1.48%) Civica
6 2 (1.48%) Capita
6 2 (1.48%) Orchard
6 2 (1.48%) DataFlux
6 2 (1.48%) Informatica
6 2 (1.48%) SAP
7 1 (0.74%) Cognos
7 1 (0.74%) JD Edwards
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City of London
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Salary: £Competitive + 10% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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