Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was - in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 173 143
Rank change year-on-year +36 -30 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 4 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.18% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Cambridge median annual salary - £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50% -23.81%
Cambridgeshire median annual salary - £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -12.50% -23.81%

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 2,080 2,671 2,228
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 97.91% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,621 2,088 1,867
Cambridge median annual salary £47,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.53% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,139 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.31% - +4.65%

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 Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) JMeter
1 4 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 4 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) JMeter
1 4 (100.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 4 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA