The median annual salary for a QA Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 157 144 160
Rank change year-on-year -13 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 6 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.23% 0.88% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.92% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 29 25
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,750 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69%  

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 2527 3168 3603
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.34% 96.67% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2226 2608 2889
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

QA Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Test Analyst in Leeds

QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for QA Test Analyst in Leeds

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Leeds region featuring QA Test Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) QA
2 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (68.42%) Selenium
4 11 (57.89%) Test Scripting
5 10 (52.63%) SQL
6 9 (47.37%) ISEB
6 9 (47.37%) Test Strategy
7 8 (42.11%) SoapUI
7 8 (42.11%) Automation Testing
7 8 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (42.11%) .NET
8 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
8 6 (31.58%) C#
9 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
9 5 (26.32%) Scrum
9 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
9 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
10 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
10 4 (21.05%) V-Model
10 4 (21.05%) Driving Licence
10 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
10 4 (21.05%) Business Development
10 4 (21.05%) Finance
11 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
11 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
11 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (15.79%) BDD
11 3 (15.79%) SpecFlow
11 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Selenium
2 8 (42.11%) SoapUI
2 8 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
4 3 (15.79%) SpecFlow
5 2 (10.53%) JIRA
5 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) NumPy
2 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Driving Licence
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Test Scripting
3 9 (47.37%) Test Strategy
4 8 (42.11%) Automation Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) Business Development
6 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
6 4 (21.05%) V-Model
6 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.79%) BDD
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
9 1 (5.26%) Test Management
9 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) ISEB
2 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) HP