Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £17,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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

Quality Assurance Analyst
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 - 121
Rank change year-on-year - +121 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 6 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.51% - 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% - 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 6
Essex median annual salary £17,500 - £47,500
10th Percentile £16,250 - £31,750
90th Percentile £28,500 - £51,250
East of England median annual salary £36,250 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% -7.14% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1,145 1,343 1,917
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 96.41% 93.83%
Number of salaries quoted 882 1,148 1,453
Essex median annual salary £40,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.44% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,639 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +2.27%

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Essex

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Essex

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Analyst in Essex over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for QA Analyst in Essex

QA Analyst
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Essex region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. 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
Brentwood - 5 £17,500 -
Harlow - 1 £30,000 - 1
QA Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, QA Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Essex region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Test Management
2 5 (83.33%) Manual Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Defect Management
3 4 (66.67%) TestRail
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Master's Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (16.67%) HP ALM
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 1 (16.67%) Online Games
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Magento
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Games
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) TestRail
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Games
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Defect Management
2 5 (83.33%) Manual Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP