The median annual salary for a Quality Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 810 848 915
Rank change year-on-year +38 +67  
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 60 65 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.066% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.068% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 50 50 64
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,650 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £52,500 £46,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  

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 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Quality Analyst in the UK

Quality Analyst
Top 22 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 23 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
England +48 59 £40,000 -11.11% 7
London +26 33 £52,500 +16.66% 2
City of London +35 15 £52,500 -12.50%
Manchester -11 10 £35,000 +9.37%
North West -35 10 £35,000 +9.37%
South East +53 8 £33,500 -10.66% 1
West Midlands +10 6 £36,500 -2.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 6 - -
Coventry -3 6 £36,500 +7.35%
Amersham - 6 - -
Berkshire +26 1 £50,000 -
East Midlands +18 1 £24,500 -10.90% 2
Scotland +13 1 £20,000 -13.97% 1
West Yorkshire +11 1 £32,500 +44.44%
Maidenhead +8 1 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +6 1 £32,500 +44.44%
Northamptonshire +5 1 £24,500 -10.90% 2
Hampshire - 1 £17,000 - 1
Northampton - 1 £24,500 - 2
Leeds - 1 £32,500 -
Dundee - 1 £20,000 -
Croydon - 1 £24,000 -

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 66 (51.97%) Data Quality
2 52 (40.94%) Finance
2 52 (40.94%) SQL
3 46 (36.22%) QA
4 42 (33.07%) Test Automation
5 38 (29.92%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (17.32%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (16.54%) Regression Testing
8 20 (15.75%) Selenium
8 20 (15.75%) Microsoft Excel
9 19 (14.96%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (14.17%) SAS
10 18 (14.17%) Data Analysis
11 17 (13.39%) Degree
11 17 (13.39%) Quality Management
11 17 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (12.60%) Power BI
12 16 (12.60%) Software Engineering
13 15 (11.81%) Test Scripting
13 15 (11.81%) Root Cause Analysis
13 15 (11.81%) Data Governance
14 14 (11.02%) Data Cleansing
14 14 (11.02%) Scrum
14 14 (11.02%) SQL Server
14 14 (11.02%) C#
15 13 (10.24%) CRM
15 13 (10.24%) ISEB
16 12 (9.45%) Microsoft
16 12 (9.45%) TDD
16 12 (9.45%) Retail

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 18 (14.17%) SAS
2 2 (1.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (15.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (4.72%) FastStats
2 2 (1.57%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.36%) Force.com
3 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.57%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.15%) HTTP
2 3 (2.36%) VoIP
3 1 (0.79%) Broadband
3 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.32%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (12.60%) Power BI
3 14 (11.02%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.15%) QlikView
6 3 (2.36%) Big Data
6 3 (2.36%) Data Lake
6 3 (2.36%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.36%) SAS EBI
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.57%) MS Access
8 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.79%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 20 (15.75%) Selenium
2 12 (9.45%) Cucumber
3 8 (6.30%) WebDriver
4 5 (3.94%) Calabash
4 5 (3.94%) Capybara
4 5 (3.94%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.94%) Protractor
4 5 (3.94%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (3.15%) JUnit
5 4 (3.15%) NUnit
5 4 (3.15%) TestNG
6 3 (2.36%) InstallShield
6 3 (2.36%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.36%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (2.36%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.57%) Appium
7 2 (1.57%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.57%) JMeter
7 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.79%) HP UFT
General
1 52 (40.94%) Finance
2 12 (9.45%) Retail
3 10 (7.87%) Banking
4 8 (6.30%) Legal
5 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.15%) Marketing
7 3 (2.36%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.79%) Billing
8 1 (0.79%) Games
8 1 (0.79%) Law
8 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.36%) COM
1 3 (2.36%) Web Services
1 3 (2.36%) XML
2 1 (0.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.45%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.87%) Data Structures
4 7 (5.51%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.15%) User Experience
6 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.57%) BYOD
8 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.94%) Windows
2 4 (3.15%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.15%) Linux
3 3 (2.36%) Android
3 3 (2.36%) Solaris
3 3 (2.36%) Unix
4 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.07%) Test Automation
2 38 (29.92%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (16.54%) Regression Testing
4 19 (14.96%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (14.17%) Data Analysis
6 17 (13.39%) Quality Management
7 16 (12.60%) Software Engineering
8 15 (11.81%) Data Governance
8 15 (11.81%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (11.81%) Test Scripting
9 14 (11.02%) Data Cleansing
9 14 (11.02%) Scrum
10 13 (10.24%) CRM
11 12 (9.45%) TDD
12 11 (8.66%) Manual Testing
12 11 (8.66%) Scenario Testing
12 11 (8.66%) Software Testing
13 10 (7.87%) Functional Testing
13 10 (7.87%) Mathematics
13 10 (7.87%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (40.94%) SQL
2 14 (11.02%) C#
3 6 (4.72%) C
3 6 (4.72%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.94%) Java
5 3 (2.36%) C++
5 3 (2.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.36%) Perl
5 3 (2.36%) Python
5 3 (2.36%) Ruby
5 3 (2.36%) VBA
6 1 (0.79%) Go
Qualifications
1 17 (13.39%) Degree
2 13 (10.24%) ISEB
3 12 (9.45%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (51.97%) Data Quality
2 46 (36.22%) QA
3 8 (6.30%) Solvency II
4 6 (4.72%) GDPR
5 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.79%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 12 (9.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.72%) BEA
3 3 (2.36%) Alteryx
3 3 (2.36%) Informatica
3 3 (2.36%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.36%) Tableau
3 3 (2.36%) Talend
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