The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 278 284 278
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 54 36 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.30% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.32% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 48 36 47
Average salary £39,250 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £57,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
QA Analyst
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11159 11162 12086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.49% 93.34% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9370 9880 11062
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the City of London region.

QA Analyst Salary Trend in the City of London

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

QA Analyst Salary Histogram in the City of London

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited QA Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Analyst in their job title.

1 117 (100.00%) QA
2 69 (58.97%) Finance
3 55 (47.01%) Selenium
4 48 (41.03%) SQL
5 45 (38.46%) Degree
6 40 (34.19%) Automated Testing
7 38 (32.48%) Automation Testing
8 30 (25.64%) C#
8 30 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (22.22%) Test Scripting
10 25 (21.37%) ISEB
10 25 (21.37%) QuickTest Pro
11 24 (20.51%) Computer Science
12 21 (17.95%) Regression Testing
12 21 (17.95%) Test Automation
13 20 (17.09%) SQL Server
14 19 (16.24%) Test Strategy
15 18 (15.38%) Java
15 18 (15.38%) Equities
15 18 (15.38%) Asset Management
15 18 (15.38%) Performance Testing
16 17 (14.53%) Banking
16 17 (14.53%) Relational Database
17 16 (13.68%) .NET
17 16 (13.68%) Manual Testing
18 15 (12.82%) VBScript
18 15 (12.82%) HP
18 15 (12.82%) NUnit
18 15 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
19 14 (11.97%) VB

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited QA Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) SimCorp Dimension
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.53%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 55 (47.01%) Selenium
2 25 (21.37%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (12.82%) NUnit
4 14 (11.97%) Bugzilla
4 14 (11.97%) TestComplete
5 13 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 7 (5.98%) SoapUI
7 6 (5.13%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.13%) JIRA
8 5 (4.27%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.42%) FitNesse
9 4 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.56%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (2.56%) WATIR
10 3 (2.56%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.56%) Jasmine
10 3 (2.56%) Capybara
10 3 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 69 (58.97%) Finance
2 17 (14.53%) Banking
3 11 (9.40%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.42%) Legal
5 3 (2.56%) Publishing
5 3 (2.56%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.71%) Retail
7 1 (0.85%) Billing
7 1 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.68%) .NET
2 12 (10.26%) Web Services
3 7 (5.98%) SOAP
4 3 (2.56%) RESTful
5 2 (1.71%) XML
6 1 (0.85%) JSON
6 1 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.85%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.51%) Computer Science
2 18 (15.38%) Equities
3 12 (10.26%) Derivative
4 5 (4.27%) Open Source
5 4 (3.42%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.56%) Spread Betting
6 3 (2.56%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.71%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.71%) iPhone
7 2 (1.71%) iPad
7 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.26%) UNIX
2 5 (4.27%) Android
2 5 (4.27%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.19%) Automated Testing
2 38 (32.48%) Automation Testing
3 30 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 21 (17.95%) Regression Testing
5 21 (17.95%) Test Automation
6 19 (16.24%) Test Strategy
7 18 (15.38%) Asset Management
7 18 (15.38%) Performance Testing
8 16 (13.68%) Manual Testing
9 14 (11.97%) Monte Carlo Method
9 14 (11.97%) Unit Testing
9 14 (11.97%) Business Analysis
9 14 (11.97%) Code Coverage
9 14 (11.97%) Black-Box Testing
9 14 (11.97%) Portfolio Management
9 14 (11.97%) User Stories
10 11 (9.40%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (8.55%) Data Management
12 9 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (41.03%) SQL
2 30 (25.64%) C#
3 18 (15.38%) Java
4 15 (12.82%) VBScript
5 14 (11.97%) VB
6 5 (4.27%) Ruby
7 4 (3.42%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.56%) Python
8 3 (2.56%) Scala
9 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (38.46%) Degree
2 25 (21.37%) ISEB
3 5 (4.27%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (12.82%) HP
2 10 (8.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.42%) Oracle
4 3 (2.56%) Wall Street Systems
4 3 (2.56%) Charles River
4 3 (2.56%) SimCorp
5 2 (1.71%) Atlassian
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