The median annual salary for a QA Test Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 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
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 698 669 682
Rank change year-on-year -29 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 159 242 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 119 200 262
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,750 £50,000
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 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 79382 89280 100510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65298 76096 83752
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 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 24 June 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 24 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 -34 67 £47,500 -5.00% 10
South East +39 41 £35,000 - 7
East of England +1 19 £32,500 -7.14% 2
North West -35 10 £30,000 -20.00% 1
South West +6 9 £32,000 -1.53% 2
West Midlands +4 9 £33,000 -2.22% 1
Yorkshire -2 2 £27,500 -21.42% 1
East Midlands +16 1 £37,000 +94.73%
North East - 1 £32,500 - 1
QA Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region featuring QA Test Analyst in the job title.

1 361 (100.00%) QA
2 301 (83.38%) Test Automation
3 234 (64.82%) Agile Software Development
4 192 (53.19%) Selenium
5 122 (33.80%) SQL
6 120 (33.24%) Test Scripting
7 101 (27.98%) BDD
8 95 (26.32%) Cucumber
9 88 (24.38%) Finance
10 81 (22.44%) Scrum
10 81 (22.44%) Java
10 81 (22.44%) JIRA
11 80 (22.16%) C#
12 78 (21.61%) ISEB
13 77 (21.33%) Manual Testing
14 74 (20.50%) ISTQB
15 67 (18.56%) Functional Testing
16 64 (17.73%) WebDriver
16 64 (17.73%) Regression Testing
17 63 (17.45%) Software Testing
18 62 (17.17%) SoapUI
19 60 (16.62%) Performance Testing
20 53 (14.68%) JMeter
21 52 (14.40%) Microsoft
22 50 (13.85%) Git (software)
23 48 (13.30%) .NET
23 48 (13.30%) Jenkins
24 46 (12.74%) Test Strategy
25 45 (12.47%) Gherkin
26 43 (11.91%) Analytical Skills

QA Test 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 15 (4.16%) Apache
2 6 (1.66%) Confluence
3 4 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.55%) CMS
5 1 (0.28%) JBoss
5 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.49%) Force.com
3 7 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.11%) BrowserStack
4 4 (1.11%) SaaS
5 3 (0.83%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.39%) Internet
2 4 (1.11%) Wireless
3 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.09%) Big Data
3 15 (4.16%) MySQL
4 8 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.11%) Power BI
7 3 (0.83%) Blockchain
7 3 (0.83%) Data Lake
7 3 (0.83%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.55%) DB2
8 2 (0.55%) QlikView
8 2 (0.55%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.28%) Endeca
9 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 192 (53.19%) Selenium
2 95 (26.32%) Cucumber
3 81 (22.44%) JIRA
4 64 (17.73%) WebDriver
5 62 (17.17%) SoapUI
6 53 (14.68%) JMeter
7 50 (13.85%) Git (software)
8 48 (13.30%) Jenkins
9 23 (6.37%) Visual Studio
10 22 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (5.26%) SpecFlow
12 18 (4.99%) Appium
13 16 (4.43%) Capybara
14 15 (4.16%) WATIR
15 12 (3.32%) JBehave
16 11 (3.05%) JUnit
17 8 (2.22%) Mercurial
18 7 (1.94%) Calabash
18 7 (1.94%) eggPlant
18 7 (1.94%) Ranorex
General
1 88 (24.38%) Finance
2 26 (7.20%) Retail
3 14 (3.88%) Banking
4 6 (1.66%) Automotive
5 5 (1.39%) Marketing
5 5 (1.39%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.11%) Games
6 4 (1.11%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.28%) Electronics
7 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Law
7 1 (0.28%) Legal
7 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.28%) Publishing
7 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (13.30%) .NET
2 45 (12.47%) Gherkin
3 40 (11.08%) RESTful
4 38 (10.53%) XML
5 37 (10.25%) Web Services
6 32 (8.86%) JSON
7 27 (7.48%) SOAP
8 16 (4.43%) REST
9 14 (3.88%) Apache POI
9 14 (3.88%) JDBC
9 14 (3.88%) LAMP
9 14 (3.88%) YAML
10 4 (1.11%) Middleware
11 3 (0.83%) WPF
12 2 (0.55%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.55%) Behat
12 2 (0.55%) J2EE
12 2 (0.55%) Ruby on Rails
13 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
13 1 (0.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.54%) User Experience
4 19 (5.26%) iPad
4 19 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 17 (4.71%) Fintech
6 12 (3.32%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (2.22%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.66%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.83%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.83%) iPhone
9 3 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.55%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.55%) Xbox
11 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.28%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.28%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.42%) Windows
2 27 (7.48%) Linux
3 11 (3.05%) Android
3 11 (3.05%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.77%) Unix
5 3 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.28%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (83.38%) Test Automation
2 234 (64.82%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (33.24%) Test Scripting
4 101 (27.98%) BDD
5 81 (22.44%) Scrum
6 77 (21.33%) Manual Testing
7 67 (18.56%) Functional Testing
8 64 (17.73%) Regression Testing
9 63 (17.45%) Software Testing
10 60 (16.62%) Performance Testing
11 46 (12.74%) Test Strategy
12 39 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (10.80%) Kanban
13 37 (10.25%) Software Engineering
13 37 (10.25%) TDD
14 35 (9.70%) SDLC
15 34 (9.42%) Continuous Delivery
16 30 (8.31%) Mentoring
17 28 (7.76%) E-Commerce
17 28 (7.76%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 122 (33.80%) SQL
2 81 (22.44%) Java
3 80 (22.16%) C#
4 32 (8.86%) Python
5 31 (8.59%) Ruby
6 30 (8.31%) JavaScript
7 20 (5.54%) PHP
8 11 (3.05%) Groovy
9 7 (1.94%) Perl
10 6 (1.66%) C++
11 4 (1.11%) C
12 3 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.55%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.55%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (21.61%) ISEB
2 74 (20.50%) ISTQB
3 34 (9.42%) Degree
4 15 (4.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.11%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 361 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (1.11%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.55%) Firmware
1 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (3.88%) Ansible
2 6 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (14.40%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.43%) Oracle
3 12 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.22%) CA Agile Central
5 6 (1.66%) BEA
5 6 (1.66%) HP
6 5 (1.39%) SOASTA, Inc
7 4 (1.11%) Tableau
8 2 (0.55%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.55%) Borland
8 2 (0.55%) SAP
8 2 (0.55%) Sybase
8 2 (0.55%) VMware
9 1 (0.28%) ATG
9 1 (0.28%) Cognos
9 1 (0.28%) Demandware
9 1 (0.28%) hybris
9 1 (0.28%) Sitecore
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: ££competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to 39k Plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Empiric
Salary: From £23,000 to £24,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tyne and Wear
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Health care, Life cover
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £63,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + bonuses + career progre
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Generous + training + extensive benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Sheffield
Affecto
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago