The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 563 575 525
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 66 41 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.092% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.098% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 56 41 107
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £32,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
QA Test 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
43289 41874 48462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.43% 93.48% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36157 35150 42053
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 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
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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 +26 21 £38,000 -22.05%
Sidcup - 2 £35,938 -
QA Test Analyst
England

QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 154 (100.00%) QA
2 63 (40.91%) SQL
3 61 (39.61%) Finance
4 59 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (34.42%) Degree
6 52 (33.77%) Selenium
7 43 (27.92%) Manual Testing
8 42 (27.27%) Computer Science
9 41 (26.62%) Automated Testing
10 38 (24.68%) Test Scripting
11 37 (24.03%) Java
12 35 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
13 32 (20.78%) ISEB
14 31 (20.13%) Test Automation
15 30 (19.48%) .NET
15 30 (19.48%) Scrum
16 29 (18.83%) Multithreading
17 28 (18.18%) JIRA
17 28 (18.18%) SQL Server
18 27 (17.53%) TDD
18 27 (17.53%) Software Testing
18 27 (17.53%) ISTQB
19 25 (16.23%) Derivative
20 24 (15.58%) WebDriver
21 23 (14.94%) Regression Testing
22 21 (13.64%) C#
23 20 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
23 20 (12.99%) System Testing
24 19 (12.34%) Web Testing
24 19 (12.34%) Automation Testing

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (5.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.65%) Cordys
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.25%) HTTP
2 4 (2.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.30%) MySQL
5 2 (1.30%) SQLPlus
5 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.30%) Big Data
5 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (33.77%) Selenium
2 28 (18.18%) JIRA
3 24 (15.58%) WebDriver
4 14 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 13 (8.44%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (7.14%) Git (software)
7 7 (4.55%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.90%) NUnit
8 6 (3.90%) WatiN
8 6 (3.90%) TestComplete
9 5 (3.25%) Capybara
9 5 (3.25%) Jenkins
10 4 (2.60%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.60%) SilkTest
11 3 (1.95%) JMeter
11 3 (1.95%) Hudson
11 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (1.30%) Jasmine
12 2 (1.30%) jMock
General
1 61 (39.61%) Finance
2 16 (10.39%) Banking
3 13 (8.44%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.90%) Marketing
4 6 (3.90%) Retail
5 4 (2.60%) Advertising
5 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.95%) Front Office
6 3 (1.95%) Legal
7 2 (1.30%) Publishing
7 2 (1.30%) Games
7 2 (1.30%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.30%) Billing
8 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (19.48%) .NET
2 11 (7.14%) Web Services
3 7 (4.55%) SOAP
4 6 (3.90%) REST
5 5 (3.25%) XML
6 3 (1.95%) HTML
7 2 (1.30%) JSON
7 2 (1.30%) WCF
7 2 (1.30%) LINQ
7 2 (1.30%) jQuery
7 2 (1.30%) JMS
7 2 (1.30%) Middleware
7 2 (1.30%) CSS
7 2 (1.30%) Backbone.js
7 2 (1.30%) Sass
8 1 (0.65%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.65%) JSP
8 1 (0.65%) Servlets
8 1 (0.65%) COM
8 1 (0.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 25 (16.23%) Derivative
3 15 (9.74%) Equities
4 10 (6.49%) Open Source
5 6 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.90%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.25%) Social Media
7 4 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.60%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.60%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (1.95%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (1.30%) Online Games
9 2 (1.30%) FMCG
9 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.65%) iPhone
10 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.65%) iPad
10 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.69%) UNIX
2 7 (4.55%) Linux
3 6 (3.90%) Android
3 6 (3.90%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (27.92%) Manual Testing
3 41 (26.62%) Automated Testing
4 38 (24.68%) Test Scripting
5 35 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 31 (20.13%) Test Automation
7 30 (19.48%) Scrum
8 29 (18.83%) Multithreading
9 27 (17.53%) TDD
9 27 (17.53%) Software Testing
10 23 (14.94%) Regression Testing
11 20 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (12.99%) System Testing
12 19 (12.34%) Automation Testing
12 19 (12.34%) Web Testing
13 16 (10.39%) Integration Testing
14 14 (9.09%) DSDM
14 14 (9.09%) BDD
15 13 (8.44%) Performance Testing
16 12 (7.79%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 63 (40.91%) SQL
2 37 (24.03%) Java
3 21 (13.64%) C#
4 16 (10.39%) Python
5 12 (7.79%) JavaScript
6 9 (5.84%) Ruby
7 5 (3.25%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.60%) C++
8 4 (2.60%) F#
9 3 (1.95%) VBScript
10 2 (1.30%) VB
10 2 (1.30%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.30%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.65%) Perl
11 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (34.42%) Degree
2 32 (20.78%) ISEB
3 27 (17.53%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (9.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.55%) Oracle
3 3 (1.95%) Charles River
3 3 (1.95%) SimCorp
3 3 (1.95%) Wall Street Systems
4 2 (1.30%) HP
4 2 (1.30%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.30%) VMware
5 1 (0.65%) JBoss
5 1 (0.65%) Fidessa