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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 188 160 151
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 18 9 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.37% 0.25% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.27% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 28
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% +21.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,150 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,050 £32,500 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.69%
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
4719 3389 3624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.48% 94.30% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3681 2667 3017
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 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
(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 -21 18 £40,000 +26.98%
QA Analyst
Yorkshire

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 43 (100.00%) QA
2 35 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (62.79%) HP Quality Center
4 24 (55.81%) Test Scripting
5 22 (51.16%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (51.16%) Software Testing
6 21 (48.84%) QuickTest Pro
6 21 (48.84%) Project Management
7 20 (46.51%) Regression Testing
8 16 (37.21%) SQL
9 15 (34.88%) XML
10 14 (32.56%) XSD
10 14 (32.56%) SOAP
10 14 (32.56%) Web Services
10 14 (32.56%) WSDL
11 12 (27.91%) .NET
12 11 (25.58%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
14 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
14 9 (20.93%) Waterfall
15 8 (18.60%) Cucumber
15 8 (18.60%) SpecFlow
15 8 (18.60%) Agile Testing
15 8 (18.60%) User Stories
15 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
15 8 (18.60%) Marketing
15 8 (18.60%) Business Analysis
15 8 (18.60%) Selenium
15 8 (18.60%) FitNesse
15 8 (18.60%) DSDM

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) IIS
1 1 (2.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (48.84%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (25.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (18.60%) Cucumber
3 8 (18.60%) SpecFlow
3 8 (18.60%) Selenium
3 8 (18.60%) FitNesse
4 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (18.60%) Marketing
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) XML
2 14 (32.56%) XSD
2 14 (32.56%) SOAP
2 14 (32.56%) Web Services
2 14 (32.56%) WSDL
3 12 (27.91%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (55.81%) Test Scripting
3 22 (51.16%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (51.16%) Software Testing
4 21 (48.84%) Project Management
5 20 (46.51%) Regression Testing
6 9 (20.93%) Waterfall
7 8 (18.60%) Agile Testing
7 8 (18.60%) User Stories
7 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
7 8 (18.60%) Business Analysis
7 8 (18.60%) DSDM
7 8 (18.60%) Automation Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Test Management
8 6 (13.95%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Fault Management
9 3 (6.98%) Manual Testing
10 2 (4.65%) Validation
10 2 (4.65%) Six Sigma
10 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
2 2 (4.65%) C
3 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (11.63%) ISTQB
3 4 (9.30%) ISEB
4 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 27 (62.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) HP