The median annual salary for a QA Test Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Quality Assurance Test Analyst
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 235 271
Rank change year-on-year -1 +36  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 19 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.31% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 22
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £40,750 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +16.66%  

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 6024 6552 8038
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.22% 96.28% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4914 5554 6629
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £64,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

QA Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Test Analyst in the East of England

QA Test 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 Test Analyst in the East of England.

Salary trend for QA Test Analyst in the East of England

QA Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst in the East of England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Test Analyst in the East of England

QA Test 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 Test Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Suffolk +4 10 £23,750 -32.14% 2
Hertfordshire -2 7 £47,500 +46.15%
Cambridgeshire -13 2 £35,000 -9.67%
QA Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, QA Test 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) QA
2 24 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (55.56%) SQL
5 14 (51.85%) ISEB
5 14 (51.85%) Selenium
6 9 (33.33%) Scrum
6 9 (33.33%) Windows
7 8 (29.63%) Java
7 8 (29.63%) Software Testing
8 7 (25.93%) BDD
8 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
8 7 (25.93%) JIRA
9 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
9 6 (22.22%) Kanban
9 6 (22.22%) C#
10 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (18.52%) Gherkin
10 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 5 (18.52%) Finance
11 4 (14.81%) JBehave
11 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
11 4 (14.81%) Degree
11 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
11 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
11 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
11 4 (14.81%) JMeter
11 4 (14.81%) TDD

QA Test 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 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) QlikView
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Selenium
2 7 (25.93%) JIRA
3 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 4 (14.81%) JBehave
4 4 (14.81%) JMeter
5 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 3 (11.11%) SpecFlow
6 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (7.41%) WATIR
6 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.70%) Calabash
7 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.70%) JUnit
7 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.70%) Maven
7 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.70%) YouTrack
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Italian Language
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Gherkin
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) SOAP
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) RESTful
4 1 (3.70%) Spring
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (7.41%) Xbox
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Unix
3 2 (7.41%) Android
3 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Scrum
4 8 (29.63%) Software Testing
5 7 (25.93%) BDD
6 6 (22.22%) Kanban
7 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
8 4 (14.81%) TDD
8 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
9 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
9 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
10 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
10 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) ISEB
2 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) HP
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Cognos
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
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