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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 470 483 393
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -90
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 160 126 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.28% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.30% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 141 120 240
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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
42755 41601 46281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.55% 93.60% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35687 34959 39975
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +15 39 £39,500 -21.00% 6
Sidcup - 5 £41,000 -
Canary Wharf +22 2 - -
Docklands, London -3 2 £47,500 -29.62%
Hammersmith - 1 - -
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 353 (100.00%) QA
2 179 (50.71%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (50.42%) Selenium
4 150 (42.49%) Finance
5 111 (31.44%) SQL
6 93 (26.35%) Degree
6 93 (26.35%) Automation Testing
7 85 (24.08%) C#
8 84 (23.80%) Automated Testing
8 84 (23.80%) Test Scripting
9 80 (22.66%) Java
10 73 (20.68%) Test Automation
11 70 (19.83%) Manual Testing
12 69 (19.55%) ISEB
13 67 (18.98%) Web Services
14 64 (18.13%) WebDriver
15 59 (16.71%) .NET
16 55 (15.58%) Regression Testing
17 49 (13.88%) UNIX
18 48 (13.60%) Computer Science
19 45 (12.75%) TDD
19 45 (12.75%) QuickTest Pro
20 44 (12.46%) SQL Server
21 42 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
22 41 (11.61%) Software Testing
23 40 (11.33%) User Acceptance Testing
23 40 (11.33%) Cucumber
23 40 (11.33%) BDD
24 39 (11.05%) JIRA
24 39 (11.05%) Microsoft

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 6 (1.70%) Confluence
2 3 (0.85%) Drupal
3 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.28%) Mule
4 1 (0.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 18 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.70%) MS Office
3 3 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.28%) Mingle
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.13%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.57%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.68%) HTTP
2 4 (1.13%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (12.46%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (4.25%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.70%) MySQL
5 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.57%) QlikView
6 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.57%) OLAP
6 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.57%) Big Data
6 2 (0.57%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.28%) Redis
7 1 (0.28%) SSDT
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 178 (50.42%) Selenium
2 64 (18.13%) WebDriver
3 45 (12.75%) QuickTest Pro
4 40 (11.33%) Cucumber
5 39 (11.05%) JIRA
6 34 (9.63%) FitNesse
7 31 (8.78%) TestComplete
8 29 (8.22%) Visual Studio
9 26 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (5.67%) Git (software)
11 16 (4.53%) NUnit
12 15 (4.25%) Behat
12 15 (4.25%) Jenkins
13 14 (3.97%) WinRunner
14 13 (3.68%) JUnit
14 13 (3.68%) SoapUI
15 12 (3.40%) WATIR
16 10 (2.83%) Capybara
17 9 (2.55%) SpecFlow
17 9 (2.55%) Bugzilla
General
1 150 (42.49%) Finance
2 35 (9.92%) Banking
3 23 (6.52%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.40%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.27%) Retail
5 8 (2.27%) Games
6 6 (1.70%) Marketing
6 6 (1.70%) Back Office
7 5 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.42%) Front Office
8 4 (1.13%) Advertising
8 4 (1.13%) Publishing
9 3 (0.85%) Legal
10 2 (0.57%) Billing
11 1 (0.28%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.28%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (18.98%) Web Services
2 59 (16.71%) .NET
3 18 (5.10%) HTML
3 18 (5.10%) Gherkin
4 11 (3.12%) Apache Flex
4 11 (3.12%) SOAP
5 8 (2.27%) .NET Framework
6 7 (1.98%) J2EE
6 7 (1.98%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.70%) XML
7 6 (1.70%) HTML5
8 4 (1.13%) RESTful
8 4 (1.13%) REST
9 3 (0.85%) WCF
9 3 (0.85%) LINQ
9 3 (0.85%) LAMP
9 3 (0.85%) CSS
10 2 (0.57%) JSON
10 2 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.57%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.60%) Computer Science
2 42 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (8.78%) Equities
4 29 (8.22%) Derivative
5 24 (6.80%) Client/Server
6 22 (6.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 20 (5.67%) Mathematics
8 17 (4.82%) Open Source
9 14 (3.97%) Fixed Income
10 11 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (2.83%) Mobile App
12 9 (2.55%) User Experience
13 8 (2.27%) iPad
14 6 (1.70%) Data Integration
15 5 (1.42%) Social Media
16 4 (1.13%) Artificial Intelligence
16 4 (1.13%) Online Games
17 3 (0.85%) Credit Derivative
17 3 (0.85%) SWIFT
18 2 (0.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (13.88%) UNIX
2 25 (7.08%) Windows
3 16 (4.53%) Linux
4 7 (1.98%) Android
5 6 (1.70%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.57%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.57%) Solaris
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (50.71%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (26.35%) Automation Testing
3 84 (23.80%) Automated Testing
3 84 (23.80%) Test Scripting
4 73 (20.68%) Test Automation
5 70 (19.83%) Manual Testing
6 55 (15.58%) Regression Testing
7 45 (12.75%) TDD
8 41 (11.61%) Software Testing
9 40 (11.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 40 (11.33%) BDD
10 36 (10.20%) Scrum
11 31 (8.78%) Test Strategy
12 27 (7.65%) Performance Testing
13 26 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (7.08%) Analytics
15 23 (6.52%) Multithreading
15 23 (6.52%) E-Commerce
16 21 (5.95%) Web Testing
17 18 (5.10%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 111 (31.44%) SQL
2 85 (24.08%) C#
3 80 (22.66%) Java
4 26 (7.37%) JavaScript
5 19 (5.38%) Python
6 17 (4.82%) Groovy
7 16 (4.53%) Ruby
8 15 (4.25%) VBScript
9 13 (3.68%) VB
10 8 (2.27%) C++
11 7 (1.98%) Scala
12 6 (1.70%) PowerHouse
13 4 (1.13%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.13%) PHP
13 4 (1.13%) F#
14 3 (0.85%) Perl
15 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.57%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.28%) C
16 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (26.35%) Degree
2 69 (19.55%) ISEB
3 29 (8.22%) ISTQB
4 14 (3.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.13%) PhD
6 2 (0.57%) HND
6 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 353 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (1.13%) GAAP
3 2 (0.57%) SLA
3 2 (0.57%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 25 (7.08%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.85%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 39 (11.05%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.82%) Oracle
3 13 (3.68%) HP
4 3 (0.85%) Zend
5 2 (0.57%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.57%) Ab Initio
5 2 (0.57%) Informatica
5 2 (0.57%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (0.57%) Sybase
6 1 (0.28%) Progress
6 1 (0.28%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.28%) Remedy
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £500 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago