Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 225 241
Rank change year-on-year +9 +16 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 14 28 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.28% 0.47% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.48% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 37 29
Leeds median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £30,875 £35,000 £28,700
90th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £37,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +25.00% -11.76%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4932 5855 6935
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.09% 97.66% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4211 4833 5475
Leeds median annual salary £44,471 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.18% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.01%

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Leeds

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Leeds

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Leeds region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) ISEB
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
4 8 (57.14%) Test Strategy
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) .NET
6 5 (35.71%) Scrum
6 5 (35.71%) SoapUI
6 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (35.71%) Selenium
7 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
8 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
8 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
8 3 (21.43%) SDLC
9 2 (14.29%) User Stories
9 2 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
9 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (7.14%) SMS
10 1 (7.14%) Finance

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

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SMS
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
1 5 (35.71%) SoapUI
1 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
1 10 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) Test Strategy
4 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) ISEB
2 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft