Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 19 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 Analyst
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 113 105
Rank change year-on-year +33 -8 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 3 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.33% 0.21% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.21% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 7
Leicestershire median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £28,950 £23,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £40,050 £37,700 £37,000
East Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +100.00% -8.33% -14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies in Leicestershire with a recognized job title 897 1434 1330
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.03% 98.56% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 795 1227 1078
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £40,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +5.19% -1.28%
10th Percentile £24,100 £25,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Leicestershire

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Leicestershire

QA Analyst
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Leicester +26 2 £32,000 -3.03% 1
QA Analyst
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Leicestershire region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) MSTest
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Capybara
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Calabash
3 1 (33.33%) Ranorex
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) API Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Protractor
3 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BrowserStack
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum

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

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Calabash
2 1 (33.33%) Capybara
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) MSTest
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Protractor
2 1 (33.33%) Ranorex
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) API Testing
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Test Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center