The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 161 175
Rank change year-on-year +18 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 15 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.50% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 9
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.63% +27.69%  
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 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 2900 3095 3533
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 97.18% 97.24% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2334 2516 2904
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 the East Midlands

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

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 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
Leicestershire - 10 £37,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +8 5 £30,000 -
QA Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 32 (100.00%) QA
2 30 (93.75%) Selenium
3 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (59.38%) Cucumber
5 18 (56.25%) Scrum
6 16 (50.00%) Retail
6 16 (50.00%) Kanban
6 16 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 16 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 16 (50.00%) Mobile App
6 16 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (43.75%) Calabash
8 12 (37.50%) Capybara
8 12 (37.50%) Protractor
9 10 (31.25%) Functional Testing
10 8 (25.00%) Automation Testing
11 6 (18.75%) C#
11 6 (18.75%) OO
12 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
13 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
13 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
13 4 (12.50%) Windows
13 4 (12.50%) Finance
14 3 (9.38%) QA Automation
14 3 (9.38%) Gherkin
14 3 (9.38%) TDD
14 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
14 3 (9.38%) HP UFT
14 3 (9.38%) JIRA

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 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 30 (93.75%) Selenium
2 19 (59.38%) Cucumber
3 14 (43.75%) Calabash
4 12 (37.50%) Capybara
4 12 (37.50%) Protractor
5 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (9.38%) HP UFT
6 3 (9.38%) JIRA
6 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
7 2 (6.25%) Jasmine
7 2 (6.25%) Mocha
7 2 (6.25%) Ranorex
7 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.13%) JMeter
8 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
8 1 (3.13%) Log4j
8 1 (3.13%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) e-Learning
2 1 (3.13%) Learning Management System
2 1 (3.13%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) Scrum
3 16 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 16 (50.00%) Kanban
3 16 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 16 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (31.25%) Functional Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 6 (18.75%) OO
7 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 3 (9.38%) BDD
8 3 (9.38%) QA Automation
8 3 (9.38%) TDD
9 2 (6.25%) Analytics
9 2 (6.25%) API Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (6.25%) Exploratory Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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