Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £31,250 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 281 310 320
Rank change year-on-year +29 +10 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 29 25 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.23% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 43
Yorkshire median annual salary £31,250 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.09% -9.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £38,750
England median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +9.33% -1.32% +1.33%

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 9,344 10,422 11,740
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.09% 97.63% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7,878 8,893 9,802
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
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
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 18 July 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 +37 24 £30,000 -14.29% 2
North Yorkshire +2 3 £32,500 +18.18%
South Yorkshire - 1 £31,000 -
QA Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 29 (100.00%) QA
2 24 (82.76%) Test Automation
3 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (72.41%) C#
5 18 (62.07%) Java
5 18 (62.07%) JavaScript
5 18 (62.07%) User Stories
6 15 (51.72%) Software Testing
7 13 (44.83%) QA Automation
8 10 (34.48%) Manual Testing
9 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
10 5 (17.24%) ISEB
10 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
11 4 (13.79%) Functional Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Selenium
12 3 (10.34%) .NET
12 3 (10.34%) Scenario Testing
12 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
13 2 (6.90%) Confluence
13 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
13 2 (6.90%) DevOps
13 2 (6.90%) Zephyr
13 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (6.90%) User Experience
13 2 (6.90%) Appium
13 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
13 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
13 2 (6.90%) BDD
13 2 (6.90%) HP Fortify

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 (6.90%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) BlazeMeter
1 2 (6.90%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) FTP
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Selenium
2 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.90%) Appium
3 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 2 (6.90%) NUnit
3 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
3 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
3 2 (6.90%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (3.45%) Automotive
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
1 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.90%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Test Automation
2 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (62.07%) User Stories
4 15 (51.72%) Software Testing
5 13 (44.83%) QA Automation
6 10 (34.48%) Manual Testing
7 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
9 4 (13.79%) Functional Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Scenario Testing
11 2 (6.90%) BDD
11 2 (6.90%) Collaborative Working
11 2 (6.90%) Customer-Centricity
11 2 (6.90%) Data Validation
11 2 (6.90%) DevOps
11 2 (6.90%) Exploratory Testing
11 2 (6.90%) OWASP
11 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
11 2 (6.90%) System Testing
11 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) C#
2 18 (62.07%) Java
2 18 (62.07%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) ISEB
1 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) JDA