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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 275 294 276
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 45 32 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.27% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.29% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 39 31 55
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +6.55%
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
10694 11004 11838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.86% 93.06% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9014 9658 10857
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
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 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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.

1 108 (100.00%) QA
2 62 (57.41%) Finance
3 49 (45.37%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (43.52%) Selenium
5 44 (40.74%) Degree
6 43 (39.81%) SQL
7 32 (29.63%) Automation Testing
8 31 (28.70%) Automated Testing
9 30 (27.78%) C#
10 25 (23.15%) Computer Science
11 22 (20.37%) ISEB
12 21 (19.44%) QuickTest Pro
12 21 (19.44%) Java
12 21 (19.44%) Test Scripting
12 21 (19.44%) Manual Testing
13 18 (16.67%) Equities
14 17 (15.74%) Regression Testing
15 16 (14.81%) Banking
16 15 (13.89%) SQL Server
16 15 (13.89%) Test Strategy
17 14 (12.96%) Web Services
17 14 (12.96%) Test Automation
17 14 (12.96%) Performance Testing
18 13 (12.04%) Relational Database
19 12 (11.11%) WebDriver
19 12 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
19 12 (11.11%) Asset Management
19 12 (11.11%) Derivative
19 12 (11.11%) .NET
20 11 (10.19%) VBScript

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) SimCorp Dimension
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.04%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 47 (43.52%) Selenium
2 21 (19.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 10 (9.26%) TestComplete
4 10 (9.26%) Bugzilla
4 10 (9.26%) NUnit
5 7 (6.48%) SoapUI
6 6 (5.56%) JIRA
7 5 (4.63%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.70%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.70%) FitNesse
9 3 (2.78%) WATIR
9 3 (2.78%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.78%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.78%) Capybara
9 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 62 (57.41%) Finance
2 16 (14.81%) Banking
3 10 (9.26%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.78%) Publishing
4 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) Games
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.96%) Web Services
2 12 (11.11%) .NET
3 7 (6.48%) SOAP
4 3 (2.78%) RESTful
5 1 (0.93%) HTML
5 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.15%) Computer Science
2 18 (16.67%) Equities
3 12 (11.11%) Derivative
4 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.63%) Open Source
6 4 (3.70%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.78%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.78%) Spread Betting
7 3 (2.78%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.19%) UNIX
2 3 (2.78%) Android
2 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (45.37%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.63%) Automation Testing
3 31 (28.70%) Automated Testing
4 21 (19.44%) Test Scripting
4 21 (19.44%) Manual Testing
5 17 (15.74%) Regression Testing
6 15 (13.89%) Test Strategy
7 14 (12.96%) Test Automation
7 14 (12.96%) Performance Testing
8 12 (11.11%) Asset Management
9 11 (10.19%) Business Analysis
10 10 (9.26%) Data Management
10 10 (9.26%) Code Coverage
10 10 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (9.26%) Unit Testing
10 10 (9.26%) Monte Carlo Method
10 10 (9.26%) Portfolio Management
10 10 (9.26%) User Stories
10 10 (9.26%) Black-Box Testing
11 8 (7.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.81%) SQL
2 30 (27.78%) C#
3 21 (19.44%) Java
4 11 (10.19%) VBScript
5 10 (9.26%) VB
6 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.78%) Ruby
6 3 (2.78%) Scala
7 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.85%) Python
8 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.93%) Perl
8 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 44 (40.74%) Degree
2 22 (20.37%) ISEB
3 7 (6.48%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (10.19%) HP
2 9 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (1.85%) Charles River
4 2 (1.85%) SimCorp
4 2 (1.85%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.85%) Wall Street Systems
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago