Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Quality Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1134 1122 1133
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11 +79
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 55 115 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.061% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.063% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 43 94 114
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £19,900 £26,575 £25,900
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,500 £31,875 £32,000
% change year-on-year +5.10% -0.39% -8.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Quality Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Quality Analyst in the UK

Quality Analyst
Top 13 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 6 months to 23 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
England -24 50 £40,000 - 7
UK excluding London +15 32 £33,500 +5.10% 5
London -22 22 £45,000 -10.00% 2
South West +16 10 £42,500 -2.30% 1
Midlands +11 9 £36,975 +10.37% 1
West Midlands 0 6 £36,975 +8.75%
East Midlands +34 3 - - 1
South East +22 3 £41,250 +37.50% 1
Wales +19 3 £24,000 -49.47%
East of England +9 3 £32,500 -
North of England -6 3 £43,000 +34.38% 2
North West -22 3 £43,000 +32.31% 2
Scotland -9 1 £20,000 +5.26%

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 28 (50.91%) QA
2 20 (36.36%) Data Quality
3 18 (32.73%) Data Governance
4 17 (30.91%) SQL
5 16 (29.09%) Finance
5 16 (29.09%) Test Automation
6 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (23.64%) Test Scripting
8 11 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 10 (18.18%) Selenium
10 9 (16.36%) Solvency II
11 8 (14.55%) ISTQB
12 7 (12.73%) Degree
12 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (12.73%) Scrum
12 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (10.91%) Process Improvement
13 6 (10.91%) GDPR
13 6 (10.91%) Regression Testing
13 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
13 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (10.91%) QlikView
13 6 (10.91%) Manual Testing
13 6 (10.91%) Retail
14 5 (9.09%) ISO 9001
14 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
14 5 (9.09%) SAS
14 5 (9.09%) Cognos
14 5 (9.09%) ITIL

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 5 (9.09%) SAS
2 3 (5.45%) Confluence
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.64%) Mingle
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.64%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) BlazeMeter
2 1 (1.82%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) QlikView
2 5 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (9.09%) Power BI
3 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Selenium
2 4 (7.27%) WebDriver
3 3 (5.45%) JIRA
3 3 (5.45%) JMeter
3 3 (5.45%) SoapUI
3 3 (5.45%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.82%) Appium
5 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Retail
3 3 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.64%) French Language
4 2 (3.64%) Legal
4 2 (3.64%) Publishing
5 1 (1.82%) Billing
5 1 (1.82%) Cantonese Language
5 1 (1.82%) Games
5 1 (1.82%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Russian Language
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Ajax
1 3 (5.45%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (5.45%) HTML
1 3 (5.45%) RESTful
2 2 (3.64%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) XML
3 1 (1.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Algorithms
2 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.27%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.45%) Life Science
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) BYOD
4 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.82%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.82%) Fintech
5 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.82%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Android
1 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Data Governance
2 16 (29.09%) Test Automation
3 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (23.64%) Test Scripting
5 11 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (12.73%) Scrum
6 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.91%) Manual Testing
7 6 (10.91%) Process Improvement
7 6 (10.91%) Regression Testing
8 5 (9.09%) BDD
8 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.09%) ITIL
8 5 (9.09%) Quality Management
9 4 (7.27%) Change Management
9 4 (7.27%) Integration Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Migration
9 4 (7.27%) Performance Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.91%) SQL
2 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.27%) Java
3 4 (7.27%) Python
4 2 (3.64%) C#
5 1 (1.82%) Perl
5 1 (1.82%) R
5 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) ISTQB
2 7 (12.73%) Degree
3 4 (7.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (5.45%) ISEB
5 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (50.91%) QA
2 20 (36.36%) Data Quality
3 9 (16.36%) Solvency II
4 6 (10.91%) GDPR
5 5 (9.09%) ISO 9001
6 2 (3.64%) ISO 9000
7 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Cognos
2 4 (7.27%) DataFlux
2 4 (7.27%) Tableau
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) Talend
4 2 (3.64%) Telerik
5 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com