Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 22 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
England > North East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 - 115
Rank change year-on-year - +115 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 8 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.58% - 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% - 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 4
North East median annual salary £40,000 - £32,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1345 1442 1489
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 94.50% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 1235 1287
North East median annual salary £38,959 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +2.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

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
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Analyst in the North East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 22 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
Tyne and Wear - 8 £40,000 -
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 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 North East region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 6 (75.00%) Ruby
3 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (75.00%) Test Management
3 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (75.00%) ISEB
3 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (75.00%) Project Planning
3 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (75.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
4 1 (12.50%) PlayStation
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services

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 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Games
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Project Planning
2 6 (75.00%) Test Management
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA