Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 22 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 of England
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 327 313 338
Rank change year-on-year -14 +25 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 32 70 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.26% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.52% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 31 68 66
East of England median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% +17.19%
10th Percentile £22,000 £27,500 £25,625
90th Percentile £53,750 £44,125 £43,750
England median annual salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 of England. 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 of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 12046 13557 15587
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.77% 95.99% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9716 11267 12763
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +5.38%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in the East of England

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in the East of England

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Analyst in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Analyst in the East of England

QA Analyst
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 22 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
Suffolk -1 16 £23,750 -32.14% 1
Hertfordshire +2 10 £43,750 +34.62%
Cambridgeshire -3 6 £52,500 +40.00%
QA Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 of England region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) QA
2 27 (84.38%) Test Automation
3 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (56.25%) ISEB
4 15 (46.88%) SQL
5 14 (43.75%) Selenium
6 13 (40.63%) Windows
7 10 (31.25%) Scrum
8 9 (28.13%) Cucumber
8 9 (28.13%) BDD
9 8 (25.00%) Degree
9 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 8 (25.00%) Java
10 7 (21.88%) TDD
10 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
10 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
10 7 (21.88%) JIRA
10 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
10 7 (21.88%) SoapUI
10 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (18.75%) Kanban
11 6 (18.75%) SOAP
12 5 (15.63%) C#
12 5 (15.63%) Oracle
12 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
12 5 (15.63%) Finance
12 5 (15.63%) Gherkin
12 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
12 5 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) GitHub
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) QlikView
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Selenium
2 9 (28.13%) Cucumber
3 7 (21.88%) JIRA
3 7 (21.88%) SoapUI
4 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
5 4 (12.50%) JBehave
5 4 (12.50%) JMeter
6 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
6 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
6 2 (6.25%) WATIR
6 2 (6.25%) YouTrack
7 1 (3.13%) Appium
7 1 (3.13%) Calabash
7 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.13%) Maven
7 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Italian Language
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) SOAP
2 5 (15.63%) Gherkin
3 3 (9.38%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) RESTful
4 1 (3.13%) Spring
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (6.25%) Xbox
6 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.13%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Unix
3 2 (6.25%) Android
3 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Test Automation
2 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (31.25%) Scrum
4 9 (28.13%) BDD
5 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
6 7 (21.88%) TDD
7 6 (18.75%) Kanban
8 5 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
9 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
10 3 (9.38%) OO
11 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
11 2 (6.25%) OOP
11 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
11 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) ISEB
2 8 (25.00%) Degree
3 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Cognos
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
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