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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 232 282 294
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 69 51 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.43% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.46% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 62 43 34
Average salary £53,750 £38,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.61% -23.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £33,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
9008 11018 11026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.94% 92.67% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7799 9269 9767
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, 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.

1 129 (100.00%) QA
2 85 (65.89%) Finance
3 69 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (48.84%) C#
5 59 (45.74%) Selenium
6 51 (39.53%) BDD
7 45 (34.88%) Test Automation
7 45 (34.88%) Cucumber
8 44 (34.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 43 (33.33%) SDLC
10 41 (31.78%) SpecFlow
11 40 (31.01%) FitNesse
12 39 (30.23%) User Acceptance Testing
13 38 (29.46%) Equities
13 38 (29.46%) Java
13 38 (29.46%) Client/Server
14 37 (28.68%) .NET
14 37 (28.68%) Fixed Income
15 36 (27.91%) Automated Testing
16 35 (27.13%) Software Testing
17 34 (26.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 34 (26.36%) Windows
18 33 (25.58%) Microsoft
19 32 (24.81%) Derivative
20 30 (23.26%) Requirements Analysis
20 30 (23.26%) Web Services
21 29 (22.48%) Test Management
21 29 (22.48%) Gherkin
22 28 (21.71%) WebDriver
23 26 (20.16%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) SaaS
1 1 (0.78%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.55%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.55%) Big Data
2 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 59 (45.74%) Selenium
2 45 (34.88%) Cucumber
3 44 (34.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (31.78%) SpecFlow
5 40 (31.01%) FitNesse
6 28 (21.71%) WebDriver
7 9 (6.98%) WATIR
7 9 (6.98%) Visual Studio
8 8 (6.20%) JIRA
8 8 (6.20%) Git (software)
9 7 (5.43%) JMeter
10 6 (4.65%) HP UFT
10 6 (4.65%) Jenkins
11 5 (3.88%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (3.88%) Jasmine
11 5 (3.88%) Capybara
12 4 (3.10%) Appium
12 4 (3.10%) JUnit
13 3 (2.33%) Subversion
13 3 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 85 (65.89%) Finance
2 24 (18.60%) Back Office
3 19 (14.73%) Law
4 10 (7.75%) Front Office
5 3 (2.33%) Marketing
6 2 (1.55%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.55%) Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (28.68%) .NET
2 30 (23.26%) Web Services
3 29 (22.48%) Gherkin
4 22 (17.05%) ASP.NET
5 7 (5.43%) XML
6 6 (4.65%) SOAP
6 6 (4.65%) RESTful
7 3 (2.33%) REST
8 2 (1.55%) HTML
8 2 (1.55%) CSS
8 2 (1.55%) XSL
8 2 (1.55%) XHTML
8 2 (1.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 38 (29.46%) Client/Server
1 38 (29.46%) Equities
2 37 (28.68%) Fixed Income
3 34 (26.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 32 (24.81%) Derivative
5 21 (16.28%) Computer Science
6 14 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (6.98%) Java Card
8 7 (5.43%) Contract for Difference
9 6 (4.65%) Mobile App
10 4 (3.10%) Social Network
11 3 (2.33%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (1.55%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.36%) Windows
2 4 (3.10%) Linux
2 4 (3.10%) Android
2 4 (3.10%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.78%) UNIX
3 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (39.53%) BDD
3 45 (34.88%) Test Automation
4 43 (33.33%) SDLC
5 39 (30.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 36 (27.91%) Automated Testing
7 35 (27.13%) Software Testing
8 30 (23.26%) Requirements Analysis
9 29 (22.48%) Test Management
10 25 (19.38%) TDD
11 19 (14.73%) Scrum
12 16 (12.40%) Regression Testing
12 16 (12.40%) Open Source
13 15 (11.63%) Automation Testing
13 15 (11.63%) Test Scripting
14 13 (10.08%) Manual Testing
15 11 (8.53%) Performance Testing
16 9 (6.98%) Integration Testing
17 8 (6.20%) User Stories
18 7 (5.43%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 63 (48.84%) C#
2 38 (29.46%) Java
3 17 (13.18%) SQL
4 7 (5.43%) Ruby
4 7 (5.43%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.55%) XPath
6 1 (0.78%) Groovy
6 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.78%) Python
6 1 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (20.16%) Degree
2 11 (8.53%) ISEB
3 8 (6.20%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.20%) HP
3 3 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (0.78%) VMware
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 12 days ago