The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 28 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 - 97
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.53% - 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% - 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Median salary £28,500 - £30,750
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 - £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £30,900 - £34,150
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 Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 907 956 989
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 96.70% 98.05% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 726 734 811
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Gloucestershire

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Gloucestershire

QA Analyst
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Tewkesbury - 2 £28,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £31,500 -
QA Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Gloucestershire region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) User Stories
4 3 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB

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

Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft