The median annual salary for a QA Test Analyst was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
UK / England
Rank 628 686 702
Rank change year-on-year +58 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 199 237 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 174 219 217
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,750 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +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 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 75739 92695 95199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63358 78403 78502
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Test Analyst in England

QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for QA Test Analyst in England

QA Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

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

Salary histogram for QA Test Analyst in England

QA Test 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 Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 23 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
London +82 82 £50,000 +17.64% 11
South East +52 46 £35,000 - 4
North West -4 26 £30,500 -18.66% 3
Yorkshire +10 16 £34,000 -2.85% 1
West Midlands +17 10 £36,500 +4.28%
East Midlands +9 9 £37,500 -
East of England +25 8 £33,000 -12.00% 1
South West +17 2 £35,000 +16.66%
QA Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region featuring QA Test Analyst in the job title.

1 375 (100.00%) QA
2 223 (59.47%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (55.47%) Selenium
4 132 (35.20%) SQL
5 119 (31.73%) C#
6 112 (29.87%) Test Scripting
7 100 (26.67%) Automation Testing
8 95 (25.33%) Finance
9 91 (24.27%) ISEB
10 90 (24.00%) Manual Testing
11 86 (22.93%) BDD
12 75 (20.00%) Cucumber
13 74 (19.73%) Functional Testing
13 74 (19.73%) Scrum
13 74 (19.73%) ISTQB
14 73 (19.47%) .NET
15 72 (19.20%) Test Automation
16 70 (18.67%) Java
17 67 (17.87%) Regression Testing
18 64 (17.07%) JIRA
19 62 (16.53%) Automated Testing
20 60 (16.00%) WebDriver
21 59 (15.73%) Microsoft
22 56 (14.93%) SoapUI
22 56 (14.93%) Software Testing
23 50 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
24 49 (13.07%) Test Strategy
24 49 (13.07%) Performance Testing
25 43 (11.47%) SQL Server
26 41 (10.93%) SDLC

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (2.93%) Confluence
2 4 (1.07%) Apache
2 4 (1.07%) Jupyter
2 4 (1.07%) SAS
3 2 (0.53%) CMS
3 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.87%) MS Office
3 3 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.33%) Force.com
1 5 (1.33%) SaaS
2 4 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.33%) Internet
2 4 (1.07%) Wireless
3 3 (0.80%) HTTP
4 2 (0.53%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.60%) Big Data
3 6 (1.60%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.07%) MySQL
4 4 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.53%) DB2
6 2 (0.53%) Power BI
6 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.27%) Endeca
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 208 (55.47%) Selenium
2 75 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 64 (17.07%) JIRA
4 60 (16.00%) WebDriver
5 56 (14.93%) SoapUI
6 38 (10.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (7.73%) Jenkins
8 27 (7.20%) JMeter
9 25 (6.67%) HP UFT
10 23 (6.13%) Visual Studio
11 22 (5.87%) SpecFlow
12 17 (4.53%) Git (software)
13 16 (4.27%) Appium
14 12 (3.20%) JUnit
15 10 (2.67%) Calabash
16 9 (2.40%) Capybara
17 6 (1.60%) Jasmine
18 5 (1.33%) FitNesse
18 5 (1.33%) Gatling
18 5 (1.33%) RubyMine
General
1 95 (25.33%) Finance
2 15 (4.00%) Banking
3 14 (3.73%) Retail
4 9 (2.40%) Games
4 9 (2.40%) Marketing
4 9 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.60%) Automotive
5 6 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.07%) Electronics
6 4 (1.07%) Publishing
7 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.53%) Law
7 2 (0.53%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (19.47%) .NET
2 28 (7.47%) XML
3 27 (7.20%) Gherkin
4 21 (5.60%) Web Services
5 18 (4.80%) JSON
6 12 (3.20%) RESTful
7 10 (2.67%) HTML
8 9 (2.40%) CSS
9 6 (1.60%) Behat
9 6 (1.60%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (1.33%) SOAP
11 4 (1.07%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.07%) Apache POI
11 4 (1.07%) JDBC
11 4 (1.07%) LAMP
11 4 (1.07%) Pandas
11 4 (1.07%) REST
11 4 (1.07%) WPF
11 4 (1.07%) YAML
12 2 (0.53%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.20%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.33%) Mobile App
4 18 (4.80%) iPad
5 8 (2.13%) Driving Licence
5 8 (2.13%) User Experience
6 7 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.60%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.07%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.80%) Fintech
10 2 (0.53%) Contract for Difference
10 2 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.27%) e-Health
11 1 (0.27%) Equities
11 1 (0.27%) FMCG
11 1 (0.27%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.27%) Spread Betting
11 1 (0.27%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.33%) Windows
2 32 (8.53%) Linux
3 23 (6.13%) Unix
4 11 (2.93%) Android
4 11 (2.93%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.27%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (59.47%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (29.87%) Test Scripting
3 100 (26.67%) Automation Testing
4 90 (24.00%) Manual Testing
5 86 (22.93%) BDD
6 74 (19.73%) Functional Testing
6 74 (19.73%) Scrum
7 72 (19.20%) Test Automation
8 67 (17.87%) Regression Testing
9 62 (16.53%) Automated Testing
10 56 (14.93%) Software Testing
11 49 (13.07%) Performance Testing
11 49 (13.07%) Test Strategy
12 41 (10.93%) SDLC
13 35 (9.33%) Software Engineering
13 35 (9.33%) TDD
13 35 (9.33%) User Acceptance Testing
14 32 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (6.93%) E-Commerce
16 25 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 132 (35.20%) SQL
2 119 (31.73%) C#
3 70 (18.67%) Java
4 38 (10.13%) Python
5 26 (6.93%) JavaScript
6 21 (5.60%) Ruby
7 14 (3.73%) PHP
8 5 (1.33%) Groovy
8 5 (1.33%) Perl
9 4 (1.07%) MATLAB
9 4 (1.07%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.07%) R
9 4 (1.07%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.80%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.80%) C++
10 3 (0.80%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.27%) Go
11 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 91 (24.27%) ISEB
2 74 (19.73%) ISTQB
3 39 (10.40%) Degree
4 18 (4.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 375 (100.00%) QA
2 17 (4.53%) SDET
3 3 (0.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.07%) Docker
2 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.07%) Ansible
2 4 (1.07%) Rancher
3 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 59 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.00%) Oracle
3 9 (2.40%) SOASTA, Inc
4 8 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.87%) BEA
6 5 (1.33%) HP
6 5 (1.33%) SAP
7 4 (1.07%) Apple
8 2 (0.53%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.53%) Borland
8 2 (0.53%) Sybase
8 2 (0.53%) Tableau
9 1 (0.27%) ATG
9 1 (0.27%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.27%) Demandware
9 1 (0.27%) hybris
9 1 (0.27%) OpenText
9 1 (0.27%) VMware
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