The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 3 months to 27 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 84 86
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 9 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.94% 0.56% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.58% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 7
Median salary £55,000 £33,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.66% -2.94%  
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 Nottingham. 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
Nottingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 932 862 1159
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 97.39% 97.18% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 796 687 941
Median salary £44,500 £42,091 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.72% +5.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Nottingham

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Nottingham

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Analyst in Nottingham over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Analyst in Nottingham

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Nottingham region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) QA
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (92.86%) Selenium
3 12 (85.71%) Cucumber
4 8 (57.14%) Stress Testing
4 8 (57.14%) LoadRunner
4 8 (57.14%) Risk Management
4 8 (57.14%) JMeter
5 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
7 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) ISEB
7 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
7 2 (14.29%) BDD
7 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
7 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 2 (14.29%) System Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (14.29%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) QA Automation
7 2 (14.29%) WebDriver

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 12 (85.71%) Cucumber
3 8 (57.14%) JMeter
3 8 (57.14%) LoadRunner
4 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
4 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) e-Learning
1 1 (7.14%) Learning Management System
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 8 (57.14%) Stress Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 2 (14.29%) QA Automation
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) System Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft