The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Analyst
London / City of London
Rank 201 244 275
Rank change year-on-year +43 +31  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 22 30 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.43% 0.42% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.44% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 43
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4870 6777 9756
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.65% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4470 6059 8310
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in the City of London

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in the City of London

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Analyst in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Analyst in the City of London

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, QA Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) QA
2 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (52.50%) Finance
3 21 (52.50%) SQL
4 18 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (42.50%) Selenium
5 17 (42.50%) Automated Testing
6 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 14 (35.00%) BDD
8 12 (30.00%) Cucumber
8 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
9 11 (27.50%) C#
9 11 (27.50%) WebDriver
9 11 (27.50%) Manual Testing
10 10 (25.00%) Test Scripting
10 10 (25.00%) Degree
11 9 (22.50%) JIRA
11 9 (22.50%) ISEB
11 9 (22.50%) Scrum
12 8 (20.00%) Software Delivery
12 8 (20.00%) Oracle
12 8 (20.00%) SoapUI
13 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
13 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
13 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (17.50%) BEA
13 7 (17.50%) TDD
13 7 (17.50%) Banking
13 7 (17.50%) Proprietary Trading
13 7 (17.50%) API Testing

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
1 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.50%) Big Data
3 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (12.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Selenium
2 12 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 11 (27.50%) WebDriver
4 9 (22.50%) JIRA
5 8 (20.00%) SoapUI
6 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
7 5 (12.50%) TeamCity
8 4 (10.00%) NUnit
9 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
9 3 (7.50%) JUnit
9 3 (7.50%) SilkPerformer
9 3 (7.50%) SilkTest
9 3 (7.50%) TestNG
10 2 (5.00%) IntelliJ
10 2 (5.00%) JMeter
10 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
11 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
11 1 (2.50%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 6 (15.00%) Retail
4 5 (12.50%) Publishing
5 2 (5.00%) Marketing
6 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.50%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) CSS
1 4 (10.00%) HTML
2 3 (7.50%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) HTML5
3 2 (5.00%) Middleware
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) RESTful
4 1 (2.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Contract for Difference
4 2 (5.00%) Fintech
4 2 (5.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.50%) Derivative
5 1 (2.50%) Equities
5 1 (2.50%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.50%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Android
1 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) Automated Testing
3 14 (35.00%) BDD
4 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 11 (27.50%) Manual Testing
6 10 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 9 (22.50%) Scrum
8 8 (20.00%) Software Delivery
9 7 (17.50%) API Testing
9 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (17.50%) Proprietary Trading
9 7 (17.50%) TDD
10 6 (15.00%) Kanban
10 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
11 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
11 5 (12.50%) Regression Testing
11 5 (12.50%) Security Testing
11 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
12 4 (10.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 9 (22.50%) ISEB
3 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SDET
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) BEA
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.00%) Tableau
5 3 (7.50%) Atlassian
5 3 (7.50%) Borland
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 17 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago