The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 456 481 386
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -95
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 171 144 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.33% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.35% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 144 135 254
Average salary £43,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.47% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.69%
QA Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43977 41236 47790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.41% 93.48% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36739 34601 41479
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 London

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

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in London

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

QA Analyst Salary Trend in London

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

QA Analyst Salary Histogram in London

QA Analyst
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +13 51 £38,500 -23.00% 6
Canary Wharf +15 4 - -
Sidcup - 4 £41,000 -
Docklands, London 0 2 £47,500 -29.62%
Hammersmith - 1 - -
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 398 (100.00%) QA
2 201 (50.50%) Selenium
3 168 (42.21%) Finance
4 133 (33.42%) SQL
5 116 (29.15%) Agile Software Development
6 114 (28.64%) Degree
7 102 (25.63%) Automation Testing
8 100 (25.13%) C#
9 97 (24.37%) Automated Testing
10 96 (24.12%) Test Scripting
11 90 (22.61%) Test Automation
11 90 (22.61%) Java
11 90 (22.61%) ISEB
12 76 (19.10%) WebDriver
13 70 (17.59%) .NET
14 67 (16.83%) Web Services
15 66 (16.58%) Regression Testing
16 62 (15.58%) Manual Testing
17 57 (14.32%) SQL Server
17 57 (14.32%) Computer Science
18 54 (13.57%) Software Testing
19 53 (13.32%) User Acceptance Testing
20 52 (13.07%) TDD
20 52 (13.07%) Scrum
21 47 (11.81%) UNIX
22 46 (11.56%) QuickTest Pro
23 45 (11.31%) Banking
23 45 (11.31%) Test Strategy
24 44 (11.06%) ISTQB
24 44 (11.06%) JIRA

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 8 (2.01%) Confluence
2 2 (0.50%) CMS
2 2 (0.50%) Drupal
3 1 (0.25%) Mule
3 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.25%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.25%) Node.js
3 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.26%) MS Office
3 3 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.25%) Cordys
3 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.02%) HTTP
2 4 (1.01%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (14.32%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.03%) Relational Database
3 16 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.01%) MySQL
6 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.50%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.50%) Big Data
9 1 (0.25%) SSDT
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.25%) Redis
9 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.25%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 201 (50.50%) Selenium
2 76 (19.10%) WebDriver
3 46 (11.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 44 (11.06%) JIRA
5 43 (10.80%) TestComplete
6 41 (10.30%) Cucumber
7 32 (8.04%) FitNesse
8 29 (7.29%) Visual Studio
9 25 (6.28%) NUnit
10 19 (4.77%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (4.27%) Git (software)
12 16 (4.02%) SoapUI
13 15 (3.77%) Jenkins
14 14 (3.52%) Bugzilla
14 14 (3.52%) JUnit
14 14 (3.52%) WinRunner
15 13 (3.27%) WATIR
16 12 (3.02%) Ranorex
17 10 (2.51%) Capybara
18 7 (1.76%) LoadUI
General
1 168 (42.21%) Finance
2 45 (11.31%) Banking
3 31 (7.79%) Investment Banking
4 17 (4.27%) Financial Institution
5 15 (3.77%) Front Office
6 12 (3.02%) Retail
7 7 (1.76%) Marketing
8 6 (1.51%) Advertising
9 5 (1.26%) Publishing
9 5 (1.26%) Games
9 5 (1.26%) Legal
9 5 (1.26%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.50%) Back Office
10 2 (0.50%) Billing
11 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (17.59%) .NET
2 67 (16.83%) Web Services
3 23 (5.78%) HTML
4 17 (4.27%) Apache Flex
5 14 (3.52%) SOAP
6 13 (3.27%) Gherkin
7 12 (3.02%) .NET Framework
8 9 (2.26%) XML
9 8 (2.01%) HTML5
10 7 (1.76%) J2EE
11 6 (1.51%) REST
11 6 (1.51%) FIX Protocol
12 4 (1.01%) RESTful
13 3 (0.75%) JSON
13 3 (0.75%) WCF
13 3 (0.75%) LINQ
13 3 (0.75%) LAMP
14 2 (0.50%) Middleware
14 2 (0.50%) X-Windows
14 2 (0.50%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.32%) Computer Science
2 33 (8.29%) Equities
3 32 (8.04%) Derivative
4 26 (6.53%) Client/Server
5 21 (5.28%) Mathematics
6 16 (4.02%) Open Source
6 16 (4.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (3.02%) Fixed Income
8 11 (2.76%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.51%) Social Media
10 5 (1.26%) iPad
11 4 (1.01%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (0.75%) Spread Betting
12 3 (0.75%) Online Games
12 3 (0.75%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.75%) Credit Derivative
12 3 (0.75%) iPhone
12 3 (0.75%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.75%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (11.81%) UNIX
2 19 (4.77%) Windows
3 16 (4.02%) Linux
4 11 (2.76%) Android
5 10 (2.51%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (29.15%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (25.63%) Automation Testing
3 97 (24.37%) Automated Testing
4 96 (24.12%) Test Scripting
5 90 (22.61%) Test Automation
6 66 (16.58%) Regression Testing
7 62 (15.58%) Manual Testing
8 54 (13.57%) Software Testing
9 53 (13.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 52 (13.07%) TDD
10 52 (13.07%) Scrum
11 45 (11.31%) Test Strategy
12 43 (10.80%) BDD
13 33 (8.29%) Web Testing
14 32 (8.04%) Performance Testing
15 31 (7.79%) E-Commerce
16 29 (7.29%) Multithreading
17 28 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (6.78%) System Testing
19 24 (6.03%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 133 (33.42%) SQL
2 100 (25.13%) C#
3 90 (22.61%) Java
4 29 (7.29%) JavaScript
5 23 (5.78%) VBScript
6 21 (5.28%) VB
6 21 (5.28%) Python
7 16 (4.02%) Ruby
8 12 (3.02%) Groovy
9 8 (2.01%) PowerHouse
9 8 (2.01%) C++
10 7 (1.76%) Scala
11 6 (1.51%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.01%) Perl
12 4 (1.01%) PHP
12 4 (1.01%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.01%) F#
13 2 (0.50%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.25%) C
Qualifications
1 114 (28.64%) Degree
2 90 (22.61%) ISEB
3 44 (11.06%) ISTQB
4 17 (4.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.50%) HND
6 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 398 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (0.75%) SLA
3 2 (0.50%) GAAP
System Software
1 4 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (7.04%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 43 (10.80%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.03%) HP
3 17 (4.27%) Oracle
4 4 (1.01%) VMware
5 3 (0.75%) SimCorp
5 3 (0.75%) Charles River
5 3 (0.75%) Wall Street Systems
6 2 (0.50%) Zend
6 2 (0.50%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.50%) Sybase
7 1 (0.25%) JBoss
7 1 (0.25%) Progress
7 1 (0.25%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.25%) Remedy
7 1 (0.25%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.25%) EPiServer
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