The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 580 561 521
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 71 40 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.090% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.096% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 60 40 103
Average salary £42,188 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,500 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £71,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £45,000 £30,250
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +48.76%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44913 41478 48583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.33% 93.45% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 37724 34642 42277
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Test Analyst
England

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend in London

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

QA Test Analyst Salary Trend in London

QA Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

QA Test Analyst Salary Histogram in London

QA Test 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 Test Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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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 +6 24 £42,500 +4.93% 4
Uxbridge - 2 £25,750 -
Sidcup - 1 £41,875 - 1
QA Test Analyst
England

QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 165 (100.00%) QA
2 72 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (40.00%) Finance
4 64 (38.79%) SQL
5 59 (35.76%) Degree
6 55 (33.33%) Selenium
7 51 (30.91%) Manual Testing
8 46 (27.88%) Computer Science
9 45 (27.27%) Automated Testing
10 42 (25.45%) Test Scripting
11 40 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
12 38 (23.03%) ISEB
12 38 (23.03%) Java
13 36 (21.82%) Scrum
14 32 (19.39%) .NET
14 32 (19.39%) SQL Server
15 30 (18.18%) ISTQB
16 29 (17.58%) Software Testing
16 29 (17.58%) Multithreading
16 29 (17.58%) Test Automation
17 28 (16.97%) TDD
18 27 (16.36%) Regression Testing
19 26 (15.76%) Derivative
19 26 (15.76%) System Testing
19 26 (15.76%) JIRA
19 26 (15.76%) Automation Testing
20 25 (15.15%) C#
21 24 (14.55%) WebDriver
22 23 (13.94%) Integration Testing
22 23 (13.94%) Web Testing

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (5.45%) Confluence
2 2 (1.21%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (1.21%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.42%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.03%) SQLPlus
6 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.82%) MySQL
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.21%) Big Data
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 55 (33.33%) Selenium
2 26 (15.76%) JIRA
3 24 (14.55%) WebDriver
4 16 (9.70%) QuickTest Pro
5 15 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 9 (5.45%) Visual Studio
7 7 (4.24%) Git (software)
7 7 (4.24%) Jenkins
8 6 (3.64%) NUnit
8 6 (3.64%) SoapUI
8 6 (3.64%) WatiN
8 6 (3.64%) TestComplete
9 5 (3.03%) Capybara
9 5 (3.03%) Toad
10 4 (2.42%) SilkTest
10 4 (2.42%) Hudson
10 4 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.82%) FitNesse
11 3 (1.82%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 66 (40.00%) Finance
2 16 (9.70%) Banking
3 13 (7.88%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.85%) Retail
5 6 (3.64%) Marketing
6 5 (3.03%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.42%) Advertising
8 3 (1.82%) Legal
8 3 (1.82%) Front Office
9 2 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.21%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.21%) Publishing
10 1 (0.61%) Billing
10 1 (0.61%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.39%) .NET
2 11 (6.67%) Web Services
2 11 (6.67%) XML
3 8 (4.85%) SOAP
4 6 (3.64%) REST
5 2 (1.21%) Middleware
5 2 (1.21%) JMS
5 2 (1.21%) WSDL
5 2 (1.21%) CSS
5 2 (1.21%) HTML
5 2 (1.21%) Sass
5 2 (1.21%) Backbone.js
5 2 (1.21%) jQuery
5 2 (1.21%) WCF
5 2 (1.21%) LINQ
5 2 (1.21%) Apache Flex
5 2 (1.21%) JSON
6 1 (0.61%) RESTful
6 1 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.61%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 46 (27.88%) Computer Science
2 26 (15.76%) Derivative
3 15 (9.09%) Equities
4 10 (6.06%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.24%) Social Media
5 7 (4.24%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.03%) Open Source
7 4 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.42%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.42%) Credit Derivative
7 4 (2.42%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (1.82%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.82%) Replication
9 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.21%) FMCG
10 1 (0.61%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.61%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.61%) Online Games
10 1 (0.61%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.30%) UNIX
2 11 (6.67%) Linux
3 8 (4.85%) Windows
4 6 (3.64%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.64%) Android
5 3 (1.82%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.82%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.82%) Windows Vista
5 3 (1.82%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.82%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (30.91%) Manual Testing
3 45 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 42 (25.45%) Test Scripting
5 40 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 36 (21.82%) Scrum
7 29 (17.58%) Software Testing
7 29 (17.58%) Multithreading
7 29 (17.58%) Test Automation
8 28 (16.97%) TDD
9 27 (16.36%) Regression Testing
10 26 (15.76%) System Testing
10 26 (15.76%) Automation Testing
11 23 (13.94%) Integration Testing
11 23 (13.94%) Web Testing
12 19 (11.52%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (9.70%) DSDM
13 16 (9.70%) Performance Testing
14 14 (8.48%) RUP
14 14 (8.48%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 64 (38.79%) SQL
2 38 (23.03%) Java
3 25 (15.15%) C#
4 15 (9.09%) Python
5 11 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 9 (5.45%) Ruby
7 8 (4.85%) VB
8 6 (3.64%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.64%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.03%) VBScript
10 4 (2.42%) C++
10 4 (2.42%) F#
11 2 (1.21%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.21%) Perl
12 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 59 (35.76%) Degree
2 38 (23.03%) ISEB
3 30 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.21%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.21%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (1.21%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (9.70%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.24%) Oracle
3 4 (2.42%) HP
4 3 (1.82%) Wall Street Systems
4 3 (1.82%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.82%) SimCorp
4 3 (1.82%) Charles River
5 2 (1.21%) JBoss
5 2 (1.21%) VMware
6 1 (0.61%) Fidessa
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