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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 510 491 413
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -78
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 121 132 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.30% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.32% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 110 124 214
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £55,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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
41068 41891 44489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.90% 93.97% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 35022 34487 38469
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 0 30 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Sidcup - 2 £41,375 -
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 289 (100.00%) QA
2 145 (50.17%) Selenium
3 127 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (37.72%) Finance
5 85 (29.41%) Automated Testing
6 83 (28.72%) SQL
7 73 (25.26%) Test Scripting
8 69 (23.88%) Java
9 67 (23.18%) C#
10 65 (22.49%) Web Services
11 61 (21.11%) Automation Testing
12 59 (20.42%) Test Automation
12 59 (20.42%) BDD
13 57 (19.72%) ISEB
14 54 (18.69%) Manual Testing
15 49 (16.96%) WebDriver
16 48 (16.61%) Cucumber
17 45 (15.57%) Degree
18 44 (15.22%) Windows
18 44 (15.22%) JIRA
19 42 (14.53%) Visual Studio
20 41 (14.19%) TDD
21 40 (13.84%) UNIX
21 40 (13.84%) Regression Testing
22 37 (12.80%) .NET
22 37 (12.80%) ISTQB
23 34 (11.76%) FitNesse
24 32 (11.07%) Team Foundation Server
24 32 (11.07%) Test Strategy
25 31 (10.73%) User Acceptance Testing

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (1.04%) Drupal
1 3 (1.04%) Confluence
2 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.77%) MS Office
3 3 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.35%) Mingle
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.77%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.69%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.15%) HTTP
2 6 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (0.35%) 3G
3 1 (0.35%) Wireless
3 1 (0.35%) HSDPA
3 1 (0.35%) 2G
3 1 (0.35%) HSUPA
3 1 (0.35%) NAS
3 1 (0.35%) GPRS
3 1 (0.35%) GSM
3 1 (0.35%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.35%) UMTS
3 1 (0.35%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 21 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.73%) MySQL
5 5 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.38%) Big Data
7 3 (1.04%) Pentaho
8 2 (0.69%) QlikView
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.35%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.35%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 145 (50.17%) Selenium
2 49 (16.96%) WebDriver
3 48 (16.61%) Cucumber
4 44 (15.22%) JIRA
5 42 (14.53%) Visual Studio
6 34 (11.76%) FitNesse
7 32 (11.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (9.34%) Git (software)
9 24 (8.30%) Behat
10 23 (7.96%) QuickTest Pro
11 12 (4.15%) SpecFlow
11 12 (4.15%) Jenkins
12 11 (3.81%) InstallShield
13 9 (3.11%) TestComplete
14 7 (2.42%) Capybara
15 6 (2.08%) WinRunner
15 6 (2.08%) RSpec
15 6 (2.08%) WATIR
15 6 (2.08%) NUnit
16 5 (1.73%) JUnit
General
1 109 (37.72%) Finance
2 9 (3.11%) Banking
3 8 (2.77%) Games
4 6 (2.08%) Back Office
4 6 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.73%) Front Office
6 4 (1.38%) Law
6 4 (1.38%) Marketing
6 4 (1.38%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.04%) Online Betting
7 3 (1.04%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.69%) Legal
8 2 (0.69%) Billing
9 1 (0.35%) Local Government
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (22.49%) Web Services
2 37 (12.80%) .NET
3 26 (9.00%) Gherkin
4 15 (5.19%) XML
5 7 (2.42%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.08%) LAMP
7 5 (1.73%) RESTful
7 5 (1.73%) HTML
7 5 (1.73%) SOAP
8 3 (1.04%) JSON
9 2 (0.69%) REST
9 2 (0.69%) Zend Framework
9 2 (0.69%) CSS
10 1 (0.35%) JSP
10 1 (0.35%) Servlets
10 1 (0.35%) COM
10 1 (0.35%) J2EE
10 1 (0.35%) Visualforce
10 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.65%) Computer Science
2 20 (6.92%) Derivative
2 20 (6.92%) Open Source
3 19 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 17 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (5.19%) Equities
6 14 (4.84%) Mobile App
7 11 (3.81%) Fixed Income
8 10 (3.46%) iPad
8 10 (3.46%) Mathematics
9 7 (2.42%) Social Media
10 5 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.38%) User Experience
11 4 (1.38%) Data Integration
11 4 (1.38%) iPhone
11 4 (1.38%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.04%) Online Games
12 3 (1.04%) SWIFT
13 2 (0.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.22%) Windows
2 40 (13.84%) UNIX
3 19 (6.57%) Linux
4 13 (4.50%) Android
5 12 (4.15%) Apple iOS
6 11 (3.81%) Solaris
7 3 (1.04%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (29.41%) Automated Testing
3 73 (25.26%) Test Scripting
4 61 (21.11%) Automation Testing
5 59 (20.42%) Test Automation
5 59 (20.42%) BDD
6 54 (18.69%) Manual Testing
7 41 (14.19%) TDD
8 40 (13.84%) Regression Testing
9 32 (11.07%) Test Strategy
10 31 (10.73%) User Acceptance Testing
11 28 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (9.34%) Scrum
13 24 (8.30%) Analytics
14 22 (7.61%) Multithreading
14 22 (7.61%) Software Testing
15 15 (5.19%) Integration Testing
16 12 (4.15%) Time Management
16 12 (4.15%) Performance Testing
17 11 (3.81%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 83 (28.72%) SQL
2 69 (23.88%) Java
3 67 (23.18%) C#
4 22 (7.61%) Python
5 20 (6.92%) Groovy
6 14 (4.84%) Ruby
6 14 (4.84%) JavaScript
7 13 (4.50%) Perl
8 10 (3.46%) Scala
9 6 (2.08%) VBScript
10 5 (1.73%) VB
10 5 (1.73%) PHP
11 4 (1.38%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.69%) C++
12 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.35%) PHP5
13 1 (0.35%) VBA
13 1 (0.35%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 57 (19.72%) ISEB
2 45 (15.57%) Degree
3 37 (12.80%) ISTQB
4 14 (4.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.73%) PhD
6 2 (0.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 289 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (2.77%) GAAP
3 2 (0.69%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (5.54%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.04%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (7.96%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.19%) Oracle
3 5 (1.73%) Zend
4 3 (1.04%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.04%) Ab Initio
4 3 (1.04%) HP
4 3 (1.04%) Informatica
5 2 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.35%) VMware
6 1 (0.35%) Google
6 1 (0.35%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.35%) Apple
6 1 (0.35%) Sybase
6 1 (0.35%) Progress
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe
6 1 (0.35%) Fidessa
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
Extreme Live Gaming
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago