The median annual salary for a QA Test Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 23 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 137 173
Rank change year-on-year -2 +36  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 7 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.33% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 7
Median salary £47,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.15% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £32,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £32,500 £38,000
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 Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2056 2216 2812
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 97.39% 96.18% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1767 1852 2244
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Test Analyst in Hertfordshire

QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for QA Test Analyst in Hertfordshire

QA Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

Salary histogram for QA Test Analyst in Hertfordshire

QA Test Analyst
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Watford - 4 £47,500 -
Letchworth - 1 £32,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £31,500 -
QA Test Analyst
East of England

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

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

1 12 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (91.67%) Selenium
3 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
4 8 (66.67%) Scrum
5 6 (50.00%) JIRA
5 6 (50.00%) Kanban
5 6 (50.00%) Java
5 6 (50.00%) BDD
6 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
6 5 (41.67%) Gherkin
6 5 (41.67%) SQL
7 4 (33.33%) Unix
7 4 (33.33%) Finance
7 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 4 (33.33%) TDD
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (33.33%) JBehave
8 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
8 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (25.00%) JMeter
8 3 (25.00%) Windows
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (25.00%) HP
9 2 (16.67%) ISEB
9 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 2 (16.67%) .NET

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) QlikView
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
4 4 (33.33%) JBehave
5 3 (25.00%) JMeter
5 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (16.67%) WATIR
6 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
7 1 (8.33%) JUnit
7 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
7 1 (8.33%) Maven
7 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (8.33%) Subversion
7 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
7 1 (8.33%) YouTrack
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Gherkin
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) BDD
3 6 (50.00%) Kanban
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 1 (8.33%) High Availability
7 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) SDLC
7 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) HP
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle