The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Analyst
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 126 129 127
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 1 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.058% 0.41% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.43% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 1
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1641 2114 2020
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 95.52% 97.42% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1246 1654 1658
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Cambridgeshire

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Cambridgeshire

QA Analyst
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 1 £32,500 -13.33%
QA Analyst
East of England

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) PHPUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA