The median annual salary for a QA Test Analyst was £33,813 in advertised job vacancies in the South 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 Test Analyst
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 355 392 417
Rank change year-on-year +37 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 39 47 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 28 25 51
Median salary £33,813 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.39% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,375 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,750 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +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 South 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14110 17860 20459
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.64% 96.97% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 51716 74983 82617
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

QA Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Test Analyst in the South East

QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for QA Test Analyst in the South East

QA Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst in the South East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Test Analyst in the South East

QA Test Analyst
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst within the South 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
East Sussex +8 14 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 8 £32,500 -7.14%
Oxfordshire +16 4 £40,000 - 2
West Sussex - 4 £47,500 - 1
Berkshire +33 3 £50,000 +33.33%
Hampshire - 3 £30,000 -
Surrey +20 2 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Kent - 1 £35,000 -
QA Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, QA Test 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 South East region featuring QA Test Analyst in the job title.

1 87 (100.00%) QA
2 71 (81.61%) Test Automation
3 40 (45.98%) Test Scripting
4 39 (44.83%) Selenium
5 29 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (28.74%) SQL
7 22 (25.29%) Python
8 21 (24.14%) Regression Testing
8 21 (24.14%) Manual Testing
9 19 (21.84%) Functional Testing
10 18 (20.69%) Performance Testing
10 18 (20.69%) WebDriver
11 17 (19.54%) ISTQB
12 16 (18.39%) BDD
12 16 (18.39%) SDLC
12 16 (18.39%) C#
13 15 (17.24%) ISEB
13 15 (17.24%) Ruby
13 15 (17.24%) Software Testing
14 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
14 13 (14.94%) Java
14 13 (14.94%) .NET
14 13 (14.94%) Jenkins
14 13 (14.94%) JIRA
14 13 (14.94%) SDET
15 12 (13.79%) Git (software)
15 12 (13.79%) Cucumber
15 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
15 12 (13.79%) Finance
16 11 (12.64%) Windows

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.30%) CMS
2 1 (1.15%) Apache
2 1 (1.15%) JBoss
2 1 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) Wireless
2 1 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.45%) Big Data
2 3 (3.45%) Blockchain
2 3 (3.45%) Data Lake
2 3 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (44.83%) Selenium
2 18 (20.69%) WebDriver
3 13 (14.94%) Jenkins
3 13 (14.94%) JIRA
4 12 (13.79%) Cucumber
4 12 (13.79%) Git (software)
5 11 (12.64%) Capybara
6 9 (10.34%) JUnit
7 6 (6.90%) JMeter
8 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
9 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.30%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.15%) Bugzilla
11 1 (1.15%) NUnit
11 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (13.79%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.94%) .NET
2 11 (12.64%) RESTful
3 2 (2.30%) JSON
3 2 (2.30%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (2.30%) XML
4 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.15%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) iPad
2 6 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.45%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.64%) Windows
2 5 (5.75%) Linux
3 3 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (81.61%) Test Automation
2 40 (45.98%) Test Scripting
3 29 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (24.14%) Manual Testing
4 21 (24.14%) Regression Testing
5 19 (21.84%) Functional Testing
6 18 (20.69%) Performance Testing
7 16 (18.39%) BDD
7 16 (18.39%) SDLC
8 15 (17.24%) Software Testing
9 13 (14.94%) SDET
10 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
11 7 (8.05%) Black-Box Testing
11 7 (8.05%) Scrum
11 7 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (6.90%) TDD
12 6 (6.90%) User Stories
13 5 (5.75%) Non-Functional Testing
13 5 (5.75%) Unit Testing
14 4 (4.60%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.74%) SQL
2 22 (25.29%) Python
3 16 (18.39%) C#
4 15 (17.24%) Ruby
5 13 (14.94%) Java
6 7 (8.05%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.90%) C++
8 3 (3.45%) C
8 3 (3.45%) Perl
8 3 (3.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (19.54%) ISTQB
2 15 (17.24%) ISEB
3 7 (8.05%) Degree
4 6 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (4.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.45%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle
3 2 (2.30%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
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