Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 24 July 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 232 233
Rank change year-on-year +19 +1 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 25 20 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.45% 0.31% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.32% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 24
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £32,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.50% +0.77% -3.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,541 £26,625
90th Percentile £55,000 £42,250 £37,000
England median annual salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.32% +1.33% -6.25%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5413 6324 7161
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 97.08% 97.49% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4425 5104 5900
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in the East Midlands

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in the East Midlands

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Analyst in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Analyst in the East Midlands

QA Analyst
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +5 14 £55,000 +125.96% 1
Leicestershire +23 10 £37,500 +50.00% 2
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 East Midlands region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) QA
2 23 (92.00%) Selenium
2 23 (92.00%) Test Automation
3 14 (56.00%) Cucumber
4 10 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (36.00%) Risk Management
5 9 (36.00%) JMeter
5 9 (36.00%) LoadRunner
5 9 (36.00%) Stress Testing
5 9 (36.00%) Scenario Testing
6 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
6 8 (32.00%) Scrum
6 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (28.00%) Retail
7 7 (28.00%) Kanban
7 7 (28.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (24.00%) C#
8 6 (24.00%) OO
9 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
10 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Windows
10 4 (16.00%) Finance
11 3 (12.00%) TDD
11 3 (12.00%) HP UFT
11 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
11 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (12.00%) BDD
11 3 (12.00%) JIRA
11 3 (12.00%) ISTQB

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (92.00%) Selenium
2 14 (56.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (36.00%) JMeter
3 9 (36.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (12.00%) Calabash
4 3 (12.00%) Capybara
4 3 (12.00%) HP UFT
4 3 (12.00%) JIRA
4 3 (12.00%) Protractor
4 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (8.00%) Ranorex
6 1 (4.00%) Log4j
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (28.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (4.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (4.00%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Risk Management
3 9 (36.00%) Scenario Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Stress Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Scrum
4 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (28.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (28.00%) Kanban
6 6 (24.00%) OO
7 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (12.00%) BDD
9 3 (12.00%) TDD
10 2 (8.00%) API Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Defect Tracking
10 2 (8.00%) Exploratory Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
Coalville, Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 43k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Loughborough
The Access group
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago