Period
to 20 April 2018

The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

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

Quality Assurance Analyst
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 283 298 304
Rank change year-on-year +15 +6 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 27 38 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.26% 0.36% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.36% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13 31 77
Yorkshire median annual salary £31,500 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -20.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £26,350 £23,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £39,000 £38,750 £40,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +2.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 10,129 10,456 12,133
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.58% 97.74% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8,627 9,037 10,101
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £59,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Analyst in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 20 April 2018. 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
West Yorkshire -3 14 £28,000 -6.67%
North Yorkshire +7 10 £35,000 +27.27% 1
South Yorkshire +5 2 £33,000 -12.00% 1
East Yorkshire 0 1 £30,000 -
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, QA Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 14 (51.85%) Test Scripting
4 11 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (37.04%) Manual Testing
5 10 (37.04%) Software Testing
5 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (29.63%) Selenium
7 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
7 7 (25.93%) ISEB
8 6 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 6 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
9 5 (18.52%) BDD
9 5 (18.52%) SQL
9 5 (18.52%) JIRA
10 4 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
10 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
10 4 (14.81%) JDA
10 4 (14.81%) Driving Licence
10 4 (14.81%) Collaborative Working
11 3 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
11 3 (11.11%) .NET
11 3 (11.11%) C#
11 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 3 (11.11%) JMeter
11 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
11 3 (11.11%) Degree
11 3 (11.11%) NUnit

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) BlazeMeter
1 2 (7.41%) BrowserStack
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Selenium
2 5 (18.52%) JIRA
3 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
4 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 3 (11.11%) JMeter
4 3 (11.11%) NUnit
5 2 (7.41%) Appium
5 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
5 2 (7.41%) LoadUI
5 2 (7.41%) NeoLoad
5 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
5 2 (7.41%) Subversion
5 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
5 2 (7.41%) TestComplete
5 2 (7.41%) WebLOAD
5 2 (7.41%) Zephyr
6 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.70%) MSTest
6 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.70%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Driving Licence
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 14 (51.85%) Test Scripting
3 11 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (37.04%) Manual Testing
4 10 (37.04%) Software Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (18.52%) BDD
7 4 (14.81%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Compatibility Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Data Validation
8 2 (7.41%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (7.41%) OWASP
8 2 (7.41%) Project Management
8 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
8 2 (7.41%) System Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) ISEB
1 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) JDA
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Avature