The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 24 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 of England
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 233 243
Rank change year-on-year -14 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 10 33 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.16% 0.45% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.47% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 30 39
Median salary £41,250 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.85% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,900 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,750 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -6.42% +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 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 5937 7025 7858
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.44% 95.93% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4749 5753 6397
Median salary £45,000 £43,641 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.11% +2.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 of England

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

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 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
Hertfordshire +21 5 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Suffolk +11 3 £25,000 -28.57% 3
Cambridgeshire -11 2 £52,500 +40.00% 2
QA Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 of England region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) QA
2 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (67.44%) Selenium
4 22 (51.16%) SQL
5 19 (44.19%) Scrum
6 18 (41.86%) Finance
7 17 (39.53%) Automation Testing
8 16 (37.21%) C#
8 16 (37.21%) Java
9 13 (30.23%) Unix
9 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (27.91%) HP UFT
10 12 (27.91%) Software Testing
10 12 (27.91%) Functional Testing
11 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
12 10 (23.26%) BDD
12 10 (23.26%) Linux
12 10 (23.26%) Python
13 8 (18.60%) JIRA
13 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
13 8 (18.60%) ISEB
14 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
15 6 (13.95%) Cucumber
15 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
15 6 (13.95%) Test Planning
15 6 (13.95%) Manual Testing
16 5 (11.63%) TDD
16 5 (11.63%) JMeter
16 5 (11.63%) Windows
16 5 (11.63%) CSS

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 4 (9.30%) Confluence
2 2 (4.65%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 29 (67.44%) Selenium
2 12 (27.91%) HP UFT
3 8 (18.60%) JIRA
4 6 (13.95%) Cucumber
4 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
5 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
5 5 (11.63%) JMeter
6 4 (9.30%) SoapUI
7 3 (6.98%) JBehave
7 3 (6.98%) SpecFlow
7 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (6.98%) WebDriver
8 2 (4.65%) PHPUnit
9 1 (2.33%) JUnit
9 1 (2.33%) Maven
9 1 (2.33%) Subversion
9 1 (2.33%) TestDirector
9 1 (2.33%) WATIR
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Games
2 4 (9.30%) Publishing
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Advertising
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) CSS
1 5 (11.63%) HTML
2 4 (9.30%) Gherkin
3 2 (4.65%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) SOAP
4 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.33%) RESTful
4 1 (2.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Digital Media
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) AS400
4 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Unix
2 10 (23.26%) Linux
3 5 (11.63%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) Scrum
3 17 (39.53%) Automation Testing
4 12 (27.91%) Functional Testing
4 12 (27.91%) Software Testing
5 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
6 10 (23.26%) BDD
7 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
8 6 (13.95%) Manual Testing
8 6 (13.95%) Test Planning
9 5 (11.63%) Performance Testing
9 5 (11.63%) TDD
10 4 (9.30%) Analytics
10 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (9.30%) Kanban
10 4 (9.30%) Performance Management
10 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (6.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) SQL
2 16 (37.21%) C#
2 16 (37.21%) Java
3 10 (23.26%) Python
4 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.98%) PHP
6 1 (2.33%) C
6 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) ISEB
1 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) HP
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) VMware
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