The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 107 113
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.22% 0.085% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.087% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Median salary £41,250 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.12% +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £40,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £40,000 £35,300
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +16.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1354 1148 1379
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.62% 97.21% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 972 1163
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, QA Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) JMeter
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Appium
2 1 (25.00%) Calabash
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) YouTrack
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
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