The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Analyst
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 179 178 182
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 7 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.20% 0.66% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.68% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 29 32
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3491 4257 4878
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.79% 96.73% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3089 3538 3910
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in West Yorkshire

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in West Yorkshire

QA Analyst
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Leeds +1 7 £35,000 - 1
QA Analyst
Yorkshire

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 West Yorkshire region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) QA
2 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (60.71%) Selenium
4 12 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 12 (42.86%) SQL
5 11 (39.29%) C#
5 11 (39.29%) .NET
5 11 (39.29%) ISEB
6 10 (35.71%) Test Strategy
6 10 (35.71%) Automation Testing
7 8 (28.57%) SoapUI
7 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
9 6 (21.43%) WebDriver
9 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
10 5 (17.86%) Finance
10 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
11 4 (14.29%) Driving Licence
11 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
11 4 (14.29%) Scrum
11 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
11 4 (14.29%) V-Model
11 4 (14.29%) BDD
11 4 (14.29%) SpecFlow
11 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
11 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (14.29%) Business Development
11 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) Selenium
2 8 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (21.43%) WebDriver
4 4 (14.29%) SpecFlow
5 2 (7.14%) JIRA
5 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.14%) CSS
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) NumPy
2 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 10 (35.71%) Automation Testing
3 10 (35.71%) Test Strategy
4 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 4 (14.29%) BDD
5 4 (14.29%) Business Development
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Scrum
5 4 (14.29%) V-Model
5 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.14%) User Stories
6 2 (7.14%) Web Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Test Management
7 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.71%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) ISEB
2 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) Remedy
2 1 (3.57%) Sony
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago