Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £24,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance Analyst
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 170 147
Rank change year-on-year +9 -23 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 6 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.22% 0.11% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.11% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 9
Cambridge median annual salary £24,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.61% +10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £19,750 £33,875 £33,500
90th Percentile £45,375 £47,625 £45,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £24,500 £52,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -53.33% +40.00% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 2,682 2,648 2,496
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 97.39% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,849 2,006 2,030
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured QA Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Cambridge

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Cambridge

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Analyst in Cambridge over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for QA Analyst in Cambridge

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, QA Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) JMeter
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) TestRail
4 2 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (33.33%) TestRail
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (16.67%) Protractor
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Internet of Things
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA