The median annual salary for a QA Test Analyst was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
England / East of England
Rank 239 252 247
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 8 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.13% 0.23% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.24% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 22
Median salary £33,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,900 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £40,100 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -4.28% +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 5797 7083 7273
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.09% 96.24% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4624 5713 5850
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,550
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 26 March 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 26 March 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 £33,500 +7.20%
Suffolk +28 2 £28,750 -17.85% 1
Norfolk - 1 £37,000 -
QA Test Analyst
England

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 35 (100.00%) QA
2 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (77.14%) Selenium
4 26 (74.29%) SQL
5 19 (54.29%) C#
5 19 (54.29%) Scrum
6 18 (51.43%) Automation Testing
7 17 (48.57%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (48.57%) Java
8 16 (45.71%) Finance
8 16 (45.71%) HP UFT
9 15 (42.86%) Unix
9 15 (42.86%) Functional Testing
10 13 (37.14%) Python
10 13 (37.14%) Linux
11 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
11 10 (28.57%) Test Automation
12 9 (25.71%) ISTQB
13 8 (22.86%) ISEB
14 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
15 6 (17.14%) JIRA
15 6 (17.14%) BDD
15 6 (17.14%) Performance Testing
16 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
16 5 (14.29%) Test Planning
16 5 (14.29%) CSS
16 5 (14.29%) JMeter
16 5 (14.29%) Windows
16 5 (14.29%) HTML
17 4 (11.43%) JavaScript

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (11.43%) Confluence
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (77.14%) Selenium
2 16 (45.71%) HP UFT
3 6 (17.14%) JIRA
4 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 5 (14.29%) JMeter
5 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
6 3 (8.57%) SpecFlow
7 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
7 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.86%) JBehave
8 1 (2.86%) JUnit
8 1 (2.86%) Maven
8 1 (2.86%) Rational Performance Tester
8 1 (2.86%) Subversion
8 1 (2.86%) WATIR
8 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Games
2 4 (11.43%) Publishing
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) CSS
1 5 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (8.57%) .NET
3 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.86%) RESTful
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Unix
2 13 (37.14%) Linux
3 5 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Android
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) Scrum
3 18 (51.43%) Automation Testing
4 15 (42.86%) Functional Testing
5 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 10 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 6 (17.14%) BDD
7 6 (17.14%) Performance Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Test Planning
9 4 (11.43%) Analytics
9 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (11.43%) Performance Management
9 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
11 2 (5.71%) Kanban
11 2 (5.71%) Non-Functional Testing
11 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
11 2 (5.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) SQL
2 19 (54.29%) C#
3 17 (48.57%) Java
4 13 (37.14%) Python
5 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) ISTQB
2 8 (22.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
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