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 June 2017.

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

Quality Assurance Analyst
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 236 218
Rank change year-on-year +44 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 39 25 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.76% 0.40% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.41% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 82
Median salary £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,950 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +16.66%  

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 4908 6053 9822
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.19% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5522 8417
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Analyst in the City of London

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 61 (100.00%) QA
2 51 (83.61%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (80.33%) Test Automation
4 31 (50.82%) Finance
5 28 (45.90%) SQL
6 27 (44.26%) Selenium
7 23 (37.70%) Degree
7 23 (37.70%) BDD
7 23 (37.70%) TDD
8 19 (31.15%) Scrum
8 19 (31.15%) WebDriver
8 19 (31.15%) Test Strategy
9 18 (29.51%) Software Engineering
9 18 (29.51%) C#
10 17 (27.87%) Test Scripting
10 17 (27.87%) Computer Science
11 15 (24.59%) Kanban
11 15 (24.59%) Cucumber
11 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
12 14 (22.95%) Software Testing
13 13 (21.31%) Manual Testing
13 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
15 10 (16.39%) Retail
15 10 (16.39%) ISTQB
15 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (14.75%) Continuous Deployment
16 9 (14.75%) SpecFlow
16 9 (14.75%) JIRA

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (6.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.56%) Datadog
3 4 (6.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.48%) Big Data
3 7 (11.48%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (9.84%) Power BI
5 1 (1.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (44.26%) Selenium
2 19 (31.15%) WebDriver
3 15 (24.59%) Cucumber
4 9 (14.75%) JIRA
4 9 (14.75%) SpecFlow
5 8 (13.11%) SoapUI
6 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
6 6 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (8.20%) IntelliJ
7 5 (8.20%) JMeter
7 5 (8.20%) JUnit
7 5 (8.20%) NUnit
8 4 (6.56%) Capybara
8 4 (6.56%) Gatling
8 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
8 4 (6.56%) SilkPerformer
8 4 (6.56%) SilkTest
8 4 (6.56%) TestNG
9 3 (4.92%) MSTest
9 3 (4.92%) Subversion
General
1 31 (50.82%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Retail
3 9 (14.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) .NET
2 6 (9.84%) Web Services
3 5 (8.20%) Middleware
4 4 (6.56%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (4.92%) HTML
5 3 (4.92%) HTML5
5 3 (4.92%) RESTful
6 1 (1.64%) SOAP
6 1 (1.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) Computer Science
2 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (13.11%) Fintech
4 7 (11.48%) Hedge funds
4 7 (11.48%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) Equities
6 1 (1.64%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Linux
1 4 (6.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (83.61%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (80.33%) Test Automation
3 23 (37.70%) BDD
3 23 (37.70%) TDD
4 19 (31.15%) Scrum
4 19 (31.15%) Test Strategy
5 18 (29.51%) Software Engineering
6 17 (27.87%) Test Scripting
7 15 (24.59%) Kanban
8 14 (22.95%) Software Testing
9 13 (21.31%) Manual Testing
10 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (14.75%) Continuous Deployment
11 9 (14.75%) Integration Testing
12 8 (13.11%) DevOps
12 8 (13.11%) Functional Testing
13 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (11.48%) ETL
13 7 (11.48%) Performance Testing
13 7 (11.48%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.90%) SQL
2 18 (29.51%) C#
3 9 (14.75%) Java
4 4 (6.56%) Ruby
5 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (37.70%) Degree
2 10 (16.39%) ISTQB
3 7 (11.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.75%) Atlassian
2 9 (14.75%) Oracle
3 6 (9.84%) BEA
4 5 (8.20%) Tableau
5 4 (6.56%) Borland
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Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + additional benefits
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