The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 28 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 Analyst
England / North East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 - 87
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.18% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £32,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +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 the North East. 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
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 548 776 737
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 97.16% 94.52% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 479 703 635
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.59% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in the North East

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in the North East

QA Analyst
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Tyne and Wear - 1 £32,500 -
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 North East region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XML Messaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA