The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £33,750 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 - 78
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 12 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.68% - 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% - 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 1
Median salary £33,750 - £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +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 Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 692 652 718
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 96.65% 98.34% 98.90%
Number of salaries quoted 536 534 591
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

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 3 months to 28 March 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
Leicester - 11 £37,500 -
QA Analyst
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 22 (100.00%) QA
2 21 (95.45%) Selenium
3 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (81.82%) Scrum
5 17 (77.27%) Kanban
5 17 (77.27%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (72.73%) Test Automation
6 16 (72.73%) Retail
6 16 (72.73%) Software Engineering
7 15 (68.18%) Cucumber
7 15 (68.18%) Mobile App
8 14 (63.64%) Calabash
9 12 (54.55%) Capybara
9 12 (54.55%) Protractor
10 8 (36.36%) Functional Testing
11 6 (27.27%) C#
11 6 (27.27%) OO
12 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
13 2 (9.09%) Ranorex
13 2 (9.09%) Gherkin
13 2 (9.09%) BDD
13 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
13 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (9.09%) API Testing
13 2 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
13 2 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
13 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
13 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
13 2 (9.09%) Windows

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:

Development Applications
1 21 (95.45%) Selenium
2 15 (68.18%) Cucumber
3 14 (63.64%) Calabash
4 12 (54.55%) Capybara
4 12 (54.55%) Protractor
5 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
5 2 (9.09%) JIRA
5 2 (9.09%) Ranorex
5 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.55%) Appium
General
1 16 (72.73%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (81.82%) Scrum
3 17 (77.27%) Continuous Delivery
3 17 (77.27%) Kanban
4 16 (72.73%) Software Engineering
4 16 (72.73%) Test Automation
5 8 (36.36%) Functional Testing
6 6 (27.27%) OO
7 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
8 2 (9.09%) API Testing
8 2 (9.09%) BDD
8 2 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.09%) TDD
8 2 (9.09%) Test Management
9 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.55%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center