The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £34,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Analyst
England / Yorkshire
Rank 211 225 227
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 21 33 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.39% 0.51% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.52% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 43
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.42% +2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
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 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
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5238 6320 7247
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.67% 97.23% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4557 5252 5855
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Yorkshire

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Yorkshire

QA Analyst
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
North Yorkshire +13 10 £27,500 -8.33%
West Yorkshire +11 8 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire +11 3 £37,500 +41.50%
East Yorkshire -6 1 - -
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Yorkshire region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) QA
2 35 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (44.19%) ISEB
4 18 (41.86%) Selenium
5 16 (37.21%) Test Scripting
6 13 (30.23%) Software Testing
7 12 (27.91%) SQL
8 11 (25.58%) .NET
8 11 (25.58%) Test Strategy
8 11 (25.58%) Automation Testing
9 10 (23.26%) C#
10 8 (18.60%) SoapUI
10 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
10 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
10 8 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (13.95%) Manual Testing
11 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
12 5 (11.63%) Finance
12 5 (11.63%) Scrum
12 5 (11.63%) BDD
12 5 (11.63%) WebDriver
12 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
13 4 (9.30%) Business Development
13 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
13 4 (9.30%) V-Model
13 4 (9.30%) Games
13 4 (9.30%) Java
13 4 (9.30%) Functional Testing
13 4 (9.30%) Driving Licence
14 3 (6.98%) SpecFlow

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Selenium
2 8 (18.60%) SoapUI
2 8 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.63%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.98%) JIRA
4 3 (6.98%) SpecFlow
4 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.33%) Capybara
5 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.65%) CSS
2 2 (4.65%) HTML
2 2 (4.65%) NumPy
2 2 (4.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) e-Health
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (37.21%) Test Scripting
3 13 (30.23%) Software Testing
4 11 (25.58%) Automation Testing
4 11 (25.58%) Test Strategy
5 6 (13.95%) Manual Testing
6 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
6 5 (11.63%) BDD
6 5 (11.63%) Scrum
7 4 (9.30%) Business Development
7 4 (9.30%) Functional Testing
7 4 (9.30%) V-Model
7 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.65%) ITIL
9 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
9 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Validation
9 2 (4.65%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 10 (23.26%) C#
3 4 (9.30%) Java
4 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) ISEB
2 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) HP
2 1 (2.33%) Remedy
2 1 (2.33%) Sony