The median annual salary for a Quality Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Analyst
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 795 882 900
Rank change year-on-year +87 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 69 67 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.065% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.067% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 56 60 44
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - -10.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Quality Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Quality Analyst in the UK

Quality Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Quality Analyst in the UK

Quality Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Analyst over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Quality Analyst in the UK

Quality Analyst
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +92 69 £40,000 +6.66% 14
London +88 45 £47,500 +18.75% 8
City of London +68 18 £52,500 +5.00% 5
South East +73 13 £35,000 - 2
Crawley - 6 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 6 £35,000 -
East Midlands +7 4 £30,000 +20.00%
Leicestershire - 4 £30,000 -
Leicester - 4 £30,000 -
Surrey +42 3 £37,500 - 1
Walton-on-Thames - 3 £37,500 -
North West - 3 - - 3
Warrington - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 3 - -
Hampshire +24 2 £27,500 +10.00%
West Midlands +23 2 £31,250 -10.71%
South West +22 2 £35,000 -30.34%
Buckinghamshire +18 2 £30,000 -14.28%
Milton Keynes +6 2 £30,000 -14.28%
Devon +3 2 £35,000 +7.69%
Exeter - 2 £35,000 -
Birmingham +14 1 £25,000 -28.57%
Croydon +10 1 £24,000 -46.66%
Stafford - 1 £37,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £37,500 -

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Quality 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 featuring Quality Analyst in the job title.

1 56 (44.44%) SQL
1 56 (44.44%) Data Quality
2 48 (38.10%) QA
3 45 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (26.98%) Finance
5 31 (24.60%) Selenium
6 30 (23.81%) Test Automation
7 23 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (18.25%) C#
8 21 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 20 (15.87%) Scrum
10 19 (15.08%) Software Engineering
10 19 (15.08%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (14.29%) Test Strategy
12 17 (13.49%) Data Management
13 16 (12.70%) Data Analysis
13 16 (12.70%) Regression Testing
14 15 (11.90%) Microsoft
14 15 (11.90%) SAS
15 14 (11.11%) SQL Server
15 14 (11.11%) MS Excel
15 14 (11.11%) Banking
15 14 (11.11%) Cucumber
16 13 (10.32%) Manual Testing
16 13 (10.32%) Degree
16 13 (10.32%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (10.32%) JavaScript
16 13 (10.32%) ISEB
17 12 (9.52%) Java
17 12 (9.52%) OO

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 15 (11.90%) SAS
2 1 (0.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.76%) FastStats
2 4 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.59%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) Force.com
2 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.73%) HTTP
2 3 (2.38%) VoIP
3 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.79%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.32%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.76%) MS Access
3 6 (4.76%) Power BI
4 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.38%) Big Data
5 3 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.59%) MySQL
6 2 (1.59%) QlikView
7 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.79%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.79%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.79%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.79%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 31 (24.60%) Selenium
2 14 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 12 (9.52%) Selenium IDE
4 11 (8.73%) Calabash
5 10 (7.94%) Capybara
5 10 (7.94%) Protractor
6 7 (5.56%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.17%) JIRA
8 3 (2.38%) InstallShield
8 3 (2.38%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.38%) JUnit
8 3 (2.38%) NUnit
8 3 (2.38%) TestNG
9 2 (1.59%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.59%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.59%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.79%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.79%) Zephyr
General
1 34 (26.98%) Finance
2 14 (11.11%) Banking
3 11 (8.73%) Retail
4 5 (3.97%) Marketing
5 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.38%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.38%) Automotive
6 3 (2.38%) Legal
6 3 (2.38%) Publishing
7 2 (1.59%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.59%) Law
8 1 (0.79%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.76%) XML
2 5 (3.97%) Web Services
3 3 (2.38%) .NET
4 2 (1.59%) JSON
4 2 (1.59%) REST
5 1 (0.79%) COM
5 1 (0.79%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.73%) User Experience
3 10 (7.94%) Data Structures
4 9 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 7 (5.56%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.38%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.76%) Windows
2 4 (3.17%) Linux
2 4 (3.17%) Unix
3 3 (2.38%) Solaris
4 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.79%) Android
5 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (23.81%) Test Automation
3 21 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 20 (15.87%) Scrum
5 19 (15.08%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (15.08%) Software Engineering
6 18 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 17 (13.49%) Data Management
8 16 (12.70%) Data Analysis
8 16 (12.70%) Regression Testing
9 13 (10.32%) Manual Testing
10 12 (9.52%) Kanban
10 12 (9.52%) OO
11 11 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (8.73%) CRM
11 11 (8.73%) Functional Testing
11 11 (8.73%) Quality Management
11 11 (8.73%) Security Testing
11 11 (8.73%) Test Scripting
11 11 (8.73%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (44.44%) SQL
2 23 (18.25%) C#
3 13 (10.32%) JavaScript
4 12 (9.52%) Java
5 8 (6.35%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.17%) C++
6 4 (3.17%) Python
6 4 (3.17%) Ruby
7 3 (2.38%) C
7 3 (2.38%) Perl
7 3 (2.38%) VBA
8 1 (0.79%) Go
8 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (10.32%) Degree
1 13 (10.32%) ISEB
2 12 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.97%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 4 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (44.44%) Data Quality
2 48 (38.10%) QA
3 5 (3.97%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.79%) GDPR
Vendors
1 15 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.56%) BEA
3 3 (2.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle
4 2 (1.59%) SOASTA, Inc
4 2 (1.59%) Tableau
5 1 (0.79%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.79%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.79%) Cognos
5 1 (0.79%) Informatica
5 1 (0.79%) OpenText
5 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.79%) SAP
5 1 (0.79%) Talend
5 1 (0.79%) Trillium
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