The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 188 173 156
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 19 41 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.39% 0.80% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.83% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 17 41 18
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
QA Analyst
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4791 4930 3745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.44% 96.12% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3785 4011 3008
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the West Yorkshire region.

QA Analyst Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

QA Analyst Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

QA Analyst
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leeds +26 13 £32,500 +22.64%
Bradford - 6 £30,000 -
QA Analyst
Yorkshire

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited QA 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 QA Analyst in their job title.

1 33 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) ISEB
3 10 (30.30%) Automation Testing
4 8 (24.24%) Regression Testing
5 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
5 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
5 7 (21.21%) Automated Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (18.18%) SQL
7 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
7 5 (15.15%) Finance
7 5 (15.15%) Selenium
8 4 (12.12%) User Stories
8 4 (12.12%) Workflow
8 4 (12.12%) CRM
8 4 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (12.12%) Manual Testing
8 4 (12.12%) BPMN
9 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 3 (9.09%) TDD
9 3 (9.09%) BDD
9 3 (9.09%) User Experience
10 2 (6.06%) Scrum
10 2 (6.06%) JUnit
10 2 (6.06%) UML

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited QA 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 QA Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Selenium
2 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.06%) JUnit
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) WATIR
4 1 (3.03%) Sahi
4 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
1 1 (3.03%) XML
1 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Open Source
3 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Automation Testing
3 8 (24.24%) Regression Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Automated Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
4 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
5 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.12%) Workflow
6 4 (12.12%) CRM
6 4 (12.12%) Manual Testing
6 4 (12.12%) BPMN
6 4 (12.12%) User Stories
7 3 (9.09%) BDD
7 3 (9.09%) TDD
8 2 (6.06%) Scrum
8 2 (6.06%) UML
8 2 (6.06%) Web Testing
8 2 (6.06%) IT Governance
8 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Ruby
2 1 (3.03%) C#
2 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) ISEB
2 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Facebook
2 1 (3.03%) Twitter