Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Test Analyst was £30,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 327 326 345
Rank change year-on-year -1 +19 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 23 35 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.19% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 45
East of England median annual salary £30,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.86% -17.65% +41.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,900 £27,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11657 12674 14813
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.48% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9570 10516 12291
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

QA Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 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 +10 15 £24,000 -26.15%
Hertfordshire -7 6 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £35,000 -
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 24 November 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 23 (100.00%) QA
2 19 (82.61%) Test Automation
3 15 (65.22%) SQL
4 12 (52.17%) ISEB
5 11 (47.83%) Software Testing
6 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
7 8 (34.78%) Windows
8 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
8 6 (26.09%) Degree
9 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
9 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
10 4 (17.39%) C#
10 4 (17.39%) Finance
11 3 (13.04%) Oracle
11 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
11 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
12 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
12 2 (8.70%) BDD
12 2 (8.70%) Xbox
12 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
12 2 (8.70%) Zephyr
12 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
12 2 (8.70%) SDLC
12 2 (8.70%) Scenario Testing
12 2 (8.70%) TDD
12 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
12 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Zephyr
2 1 (4.35%) Appium
2 1 (4.35%) Calabash
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) ODBC
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Xbox
4 1 (4.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Android
2 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Test Automation
2 11 (47.83%) Software Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
6 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
7 2 (8.70%) BDD
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.70%) ETL
7 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) OO
7 2 (8.70%) OOP
7 2 (8.70%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (8.70%) SDLC
7 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) ISEB
2 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
3 6 (26.09%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Cognos
2 1 (4.35%) SAP