The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 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 Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 583 562
Rank change year-on-year -15 -21  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 269 347 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.38% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.39% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 213 284 415
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79492 88017 100281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65375 75047 83568
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in England

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in England

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Analyst in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Analyst in England

QA Analyst
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 25 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
London -51 115 £50,000 - 14
South East +48 57 £35,000 - 8
South West +11 23 £32,500 - 4
East of England +6 23 £36,250 +3.57% 3
North West -32 17 £30,000 -20.00% 1
West Midlands +9 16 £33,000 -5.71% 4
East Midlands +29 10 £55,000 +111.53%
Yorkshire +8 7 £36,250 +3.57% 1
North East - 1 £32,500 - 1
QA Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 598 (100.00%) QA
2 453 (75.75%) Test Automation
3 347 (58.03%) Agile Software Development
4 309 (51.67%) Selenium
5 185 (30.94%) Test Scripting
6 170 (28.43%) SQL
7 167 (27.93%) Finance
8 142 (23.75%) Cucumber
9 135 (22.58%) BDD
10 124 (20.74%) C#
11 120 (20.07%) JIRA
11 120 (20.07%) Manual Testing
12 117 (19.57%) Scrum
13 113 (18.90%) Java
13 113 (18.90%) Regression Testing
14 112 (18.73%) ISTQB
15 111 (18.56%) ISEB
16 110 (18.39%) WebDriver
17 100 (16.72%) Functional Testing
18 94 (15.72%) Software Testing
19 90 (15.05%) Microsoft
20 88 (14.72%) SDLC
21 82 (13.71%) Test Strategy
22 78 (13.04%) SoapUI
23 75 (12.54%) Performance Testing
23 75 (12.54%) JMeter
23 75 (12.54%) .NET
24 73 (12.21%) User Acceptance Testing
25 67 (11.20%) TDD
26 64 (10.70%) Analytical Skills

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 16 (2.68%) Apache
2 15 (2.51%) Confluence
3 4 (0.67%) CMS
3 4 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (0.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.17%) IIS
4 1 (0.17%) JBoss
4 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.01%) SaaS
4 9 (1.51%) Force.com
5 8 (1.34%) BrowserStack
6 4 (0.67%) Datadog
7 3 (0.50%) GitHub
7 3 (0.50%) Sauce Labs
8 2 (0.33%) Heroku
8 2 (0.33%) Slack
9 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.84%) Internet
2 4 (0.67%) Wireless
3 3 (0.50%) VoIP
4 2 (0.33%) Intranet
5 1 (0.17%) Firewall
5 1 (0.17%) SMS
5 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.18%) Big Data
3 16 (2.68%) MySQL
4 12 (2.01%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.00%) Power BI
7 4 (0.67%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.50%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.50%) Data Lake
8 3 (0.50%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.33%) DB2
9 2 (0.33%) QlikView
9 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.33%) Redis
10 1 (0.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.17%) Endeca
10 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 309 (51.67%) Selenium
2 142 (23.75%) Cucumber
3 120 (20.07%) JIRA
4 110 (18.39%) WebDriver
5 78 (13.04%) SoapUI
6 75 (12.54%) JMeter
7 60 (10.03%) Git (software)
8 55 (9.20%) Jenkins
9 52 (8.70%) SpecFlow
10 49 (8.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 49 (8.19%) Visual Studio
11 28 (4.68%) HP UFT
12 27 (4.52%) Capybara
13 22 (3.68%) FitNesse
14 21 (3.51%) Appium
15 16 (2.68%) Calabash
15 16 (2.68%) JUnit
16 15 (2.51%) WATIR
17 13 (2.17%) LoadRunner
18 12 (2.01%) JBehave
General
1 167 (27.93%) Finance
2 41 (6.86%) Banking
3 35 (5.85%) Retail
4 19 (3.18%) Front Office
5 16 (2.68%) Back Office
5 16 (2.68%) Marketing
6 10 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.51%) Automotive
8 7 (1.17%) Games
9 5 (0.84%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.84%) Publishing
10 4 (0.67%) Advertising
10 4 (0.67%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.50%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.17%) Electronics
13 1 (0.17%) Law
13 1 (0.17%) Legal
13 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (12.54%) .NET
2 53 (8.86%) Gherkin
3 48 (8.03%) Web Services
4 46 (7.69%) XML
5 45 (7.53%) SOAP
6 44 (7.36%) RESTful
7 36 (6.02%) JSON
8 20 (3.34%) ASP.NET
9 19 (3.18%) REST
10 15 (2.51%) HTML
11 14 (2.34%) Apache POI
11 14 (2.34%) JDBC
11 14 (2.34%) LAMP
11 14 (2.34%) YAML
12 6 (1.00%) CSS
12 6 (1.00%) HTML5
12 6 (1.00%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (0.84%) Middleware
14 4 (0.67%) AngularJS
14 4 (0.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (9.36%) Computer Science
3 40 (6.69%) Mobile App
4 28 (4.68%) Fintech
4 28 (4.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 27 (4.52%) Equities
6 24 (4.01%) Derivative
7 22 (3.68%) Fixed Income
7 22 (3.68%) User Experience
8 19 (3.18%) iPad
9 15 (2.51%) Client/Server
10 13 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (1.84%) Hedge funds
12 8 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.17%) Management Information System
14 6 (1.00%) Digital Media
15 3 (0.50%) Cyber Attack
15 3 (0.50%) iPhone
15 3 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
16 2 (0.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 49 (8.19%) Windows
2 46 (7.69%) Linux
3 18 (3.01%) Android
3 18 (3.01%) Apple iOS
4 17 (2.84%) Unix
5 3 (0.50%) Solaris
5 3 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.17%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.17%) VMS
6 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (75.75%) Test Automation
2 347 (58.03%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (30.94%) Test Scripting
4 135 (22.58%) BDD
5 120 (20.07%) Manual Testing
6 117 (19.57%) Scrum
7 113 (18.90%) Regression Testing
8 100 (16.72%) Functional Testing
9 94 (15.72%) Software Testing
10 88 (14.72%) SDLC
11 82 (13.71%) Test Strategy
12 75 (12.54%) Performance Testing
13 73 (12.21%) User Acceptance Testing
14 67 (11.20%) TDD
15 62 (10.37%) Scenario Testing
16 60 (10.03%) Software Engineering
17 53 (8.86%) Kanban
18 52 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
19 44 (7.36%) Continuous Delivery
20 37 (6.19%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 170 (28.43%) SQL
2 124 (20.74%) C#
3 113 (18.90%) Java
4 60 (10.03%) JavaScript
5 46 (7.69%) Ruby
6 43 (7.19%) Python
7 22 (3.68%) PHP
8 14 (2.34%) C++
9 11 (1.84%) Groovy
10 10 (1.67%) Perl
11 7 (1.17%) C
12 6 (1.00%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.84%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.50%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.50%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.17%) Scala
16 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 112 (18.73%) ISTQB
2 111 (18.56%) ISEB
3 60 (10.03%) Degree
4 22 (3.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.67%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.33%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 598 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (1.17%) SLA
3 4 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (0.67%) Docker
1 4 (0.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (0.33%) Firmware
2 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (2.34%) Ansible
3 4 (0.67%) HockeyApp
4 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 90 (15.05%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.34%) Oracle
3 13 (2.17%) Atlassian
3 13 (2.17%) HP
3 13 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (1.34%) CA Agile Central
5 6 (1.00%) BEA
5 6 (1.00%) SAP
6 5 (0.84%) SOASTA, Inc
6 5 (0.84%) Tableau
7 4 (0.67%) Borland
7 4 (0.67%) Citrix
8 3 (0.50%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.33%) Sybase
9 2 (0.33%) VMware
10 1 (0.17%) ATG
10 1 (0.17%) Cognos
10 1 (0.17%) Demandware
10 1 (0.17%) Facebook
10 1 (0.17%) IBM
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