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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 234 278 270
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 31 40 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.39% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.40% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 30 36 47
Average salary £46,250 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
6345 9909 9973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5708 8596 8486
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 61 (100.00%) QA
2 41 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (67.21%) Finance
3 29 (47.54%) C#
4 26 (42.62%) BDD
5 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
5 23 (37.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (34.43%) Test Management
7 20 (32.79%) Selenium
7 20 (32.79%) Fixed Income
7 20 (32.79%) Test Automation
8 19 (31.15%) Derivative
9 18 (29.51%) Requirements Analysis
9 18 (29.51%) Windows
9 18 (29.51%) SpecFlow
10 17 (27.87%) Cucumber
10 17 (27.87%) Java
10 17 (27.87%) Software Testing
11 16 (26.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (26.23%) .NET
12 15 (24.59%) Client/Server
12 15 (24.59%) Gherkin
13 14 (22.95%) SDLC
13 14 (22.95%) FitNesse
14 13 (21.31%) Degree
14 13 (21.31%) Equities
14 13 (21.31%) Web Services
14 13 (21.31%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (21.31%) WebDriver
15 12 (19.67%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (1.64%) CMS
1 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
1 1 (1.64%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (32.79%) Selenium
2 18 (29.51%) SpecFlow
3 17 (27.87%) Cucumber
4 14 (22.95%) FitNesse
5 13 (21.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (21.31%) WebDriver
6 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
7 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.92%) JBehave
7 3 (4.92%) JIRA
8 2 (3.28%) JMeter
8 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.64%) Fiddler
9 1 (1.64%) Firebug
9 1 (1.64%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.64%) Hudson
9 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.64%) Xcode
General
1 41 (67.21%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Front Office
3 8 (13.11%) Back Office
4 7 (11.48%) Legal
5 6 (9.84%) Banking
5 6 (9.84%) Investment Banking
6 4 (6.56%) Law
7 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.64%) Advertising
8 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) .NET
2 15 (24.59%) Gherkin
3 13 (21.31%) Web Services
4 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET
5 6 (9.84%) XML
6 3 (4.92%) Behat
6 3 (4.92%) RESTful
7 2 (3.28%) CSS
7 2 (3.28%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.64%) Ajax
8 1 (1.64%) HTML
8 1 (1.64%) HTML5
8 1 (1.64%) jQuery
8 1 (1.64%) Middleware
8 1 (1.64%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 20 (32.79%) Fixed Income
3 19 (31.15%) Derivative
4 15 (24.59%) Client/Server
5 13 (21.31%) Equities
6 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
8 7 (11.48%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (6.56%) Contract for Difference
9 4 (6.56%) Fintech
10 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
10 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.51%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Unix
3 3 (4.92%) Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (42.62%) BDD
3 21 (34.43%) Test Management
4 20 (32.79%) Test Automation
5 18 (29.51%) Requirements Analysis
6 17 (27.87%) Software Testing
7 16 (26.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (22.95%) SDLC
9 12 (19.67%) Scrum
10 10 (16.39%) Integration Testing
10 10 (16.39%) Regression Testing
11 9 (14.75%) Electronic Trading
11 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
12 8 (13.11%) Test Scripting
13 7 (11.48%) ATDD
13 7 (11.48%) Automated Testing
13 7 (11.48%) Functional Testing
13 7 (11.48%) Unit Testing
14 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (8.20%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 29 (47.54%) C#
2 17 (27.87%) Java
3 9 (14.75%) SQL
4 7 (11.48%) Ruby
5 6 (9.84%) Python
6 2 (3.28%) Groovy
6 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.28%) Perl
7 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.64%) C
7 1 (1.64%) C++
7 1 (1.64%) PHP
7 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Degree
2 8 (13.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (11.48%) ISEB
4 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (8.20%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Nagios
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
1 1 (1.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.64%) FXall
3 1 (1.64%) MarketAxess
3 1 (1.64%) Splunk
3 1 (1.64%) Tradeweb
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