Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Test Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 23 November 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 168 149
Rank change year-on-year +37 -19 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.27% 0.044% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.045% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £32,750 £33,750 £27,100
90th Percentile £45,750 £41,250 £42,500
South West median annual salary £36,250 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% +8.33% -11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 1458 2205 1974
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.12% 97.27% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1194 1839 1609
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.94% +6.58%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £63,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

QA Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Test Analyst in Gloucestershire

QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for QA Test Analyst in Gloucestershire

QA Test 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 Test Analyst within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Cheltenham - 3 £42,500 -
QA Test Analyst
South West

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

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

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) NUnit
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Banking

QA Test 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (25.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) NUnit
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP