The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 487 451 458
Rank change year-on-year -36 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 115 192 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.48% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.50% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 94 173 207
Median salary £51,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34788 38440 42425
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.80% 95.91% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 28171 33459 35846
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst 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 in London.

Salary trend for QA Analyst in London

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Analyst in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Analyst in London

QA Analyst
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +46 39 £47,500 - 3
Kingston Upon Thames +7 1 £36,500 -8.75%
QA Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 259 (100.00%) QA
2 213 (82.24%) Test Automation
3 172 (66.41%) Agile Software Development
4 153 (59.07%) Selenium
5 107 (41.31%) Finance
6 93 (35.91%) SQL
7 84 (32.43%) BDD
8 75 (28.96%) Cucumber
9 74 (28.57%) C#
9 74 (28.57%) WebDriver
10 68 (26.25%) JIRA
11 63 (24.32%) Java
12 61 (23.55%) Scrum
13 55 (21.24%) Regression Testing
13 55 (21.24%) Test Strategy
14 52 (20.08%) Test Scripting
15 48 (18.53%) Performance Testing
16 47 (18.15%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (17.76%) Web Services
18 45 (17.37%) TDD
19 44 (16.99%) JMeter
19 44 (16.99%) Analytical Skills
20 43 (16.60%) Functional Testing
21 42 (16.22%) Microsoft
21 42 (16.22%) Git (software)
22 41 (15.83%) Computer Science
23 40 (15.44%) JavaScript
23 40 (15.44%) Manual Testing
24 39 (15.06%) .NET
25 36 (13.90%) Banking

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 15 (5.79%) Apache
2 6 (2.32%) Confluence
3 4 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.39%) CMS
4 1 (0.39%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.72%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.86%) SaaS
4 9 (3.47%) Force.com
5 4 (1.54%) BrowserStack
5 4 (1.54%) Datadog
6 3 (1.16%) Sauce Labs
7 2 (0.77%) GitHub
7 2 (0.77%) Heroku
7 2 (0.77%) Slack
8 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.32%) Internet
2 2 (0.77%) Intranet
3 1 (0.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.04%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.49%) Big Data
3 15 (5.79%) MySQL
4 10 (3.86%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.32%) Power BI
7 3 (1.16%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.77%) DB2
8 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.77%) Redis
9 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.39%) Endeca
9 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 153 (59.07%) Selenium
2 75 (28.96%) Cucumber
3 74 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 68 (26.25%) JIRA
5 44 (16.99%) JMeter
6 42 (16.22%) Git (software)
7 34 (13.13%) Jenkins
7 34 (13.13%) SoapUI
7 34 (13.13%) SpecFlow
8 26 (10.04%) Visual Studio
9 25 (9.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (8.11%) HP UFT
11 18 (6.95%) Appium
12 17 (6.56%) FitNesse
13 9 (3.47%) Capybara
14 8 (3.09%) Calabash
14 8 (3.09%) Mercurial
15 7 (2.70%) WATIR
16 6 (2.32%) JUnit
16 6 (2.32%) TeamCity
General
1 107 (41.31%) Finance
2 36 (13.90%) Banking
3 18 (6.95%) Front Office
4 15 (5.79%) Back Office
5 13 (5.02%) Retail
6 6 (2.32%) Automotive
6 6 (2.32%) Marketing
7 4 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.54%) Publishing
8 3 (1.16%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.16%) Games
8 3 (1.16%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.39%) Law
9 1 (0.39%) Legal
9 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (17.76%) Web Services
2 39 (15.06%) .NET
3 35 (13.51%) XML
4 32 (12.36%) RESTful
5 29 (11.20%) JSON
6 22 (8.49%) Gherkin
7 18 (6.95%) REST
8 17 (6.56%) SOAP
9 14 (5.41%) Apache POI
9 14 (5.41%) ASP.NET
9 14 (5.41%) JDBC
9 14 (5.41%) LAMP
9 14 (5.41%) YAML
10 12 (4.63%) HTML
11 6 (2.32%) HTML5
11 6 (2.32%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (1.93%) Middleware
13 4 (1.54%) CSS
13 4 (1.54%) WPF
14 3 (1.16%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.99%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (15.83%) Computer Science
3 24 (9.27%) Equities
3 24 (9.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 21 (8.11%) Derivative
4 21 (8.11%) Fintech
4 21 (8.11%) User Experience
5 17 (6.56%) Fixed Income
6 15 (5.79%) Mobile App
7 11 (4.25%) Hedge funds
8 8 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.93%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.93%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.54%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.16%) iPhone
12 2 (0.77%) Credit Derivative
12 2 (0.77%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 2 (0.77%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.39%) iPad
13 1 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.58%) Linux
2 15 (5.79%) Windows
3 9 (3.47%) Android
3 9 (3.47%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.54%) Unix
5 3 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.39%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (82.24%) Test Automation
2 172 (66.41%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (32.43%) BDD
4 61 (23.55%) Scrum
5 55 (21.24%) Regression Testing
5 55 (21.24%) Test Strategy
6 52 (20.08%) Test Scripting
7 48 (18.53%) Performance Testing
8 47 (18.15%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (17.37%) TDD
10 43 (16.60%) Functional Testing
11 40 (15.44%) Manual Testing
12 35 (13.51%) Kanban
13 32 (12.36%) SDLC
14 31 (11.97%) Software Testing
15 29 (11.20%) Load Testing
15 29 (11.20%) QA Automation
15 29 (11.20%) Scenario Testing
16 26 (10.04%) Continuous Delivery
16 26 (10.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 93 (35.91%) SQL
2 74 (28.57%) C#
3 63 (24.32%) Java
4 40 (15.44%) JavaScript
5 26 (10.04%) Ruby
6 20 (7.72%) PHP
7 17 (6.56%) Python
8 11 (4.25%) Groovy
9 4 (1.54%) C++
9 4 (1.54%) Perl
9 4 (1.54%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.39%) C
10 1 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (13.51%) Degree
2 32 (12.36%) ISTQB
3 24 (9.27%) ISEB
4 5 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 259 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (1.16%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.16%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (1.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (5.41%) Ansible
2 5 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.54%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 42 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.02%) Atlassian
2 13 (5.02%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (3.86%) Oracle
4 6 (2.32%) BEA
5 5 (1.93%) HP
5 5 (1.93%) SAP
5 5 (1.93%) Tableau
6 4 (1.54%) Borland
7 2 (0.77%) Sybase
8 1 (0.39%) ATG
8 1 (0.39%) Demandware
8 1 (0.39%) Facebook
8 1 (0.39%) hybris
8 1 (0.39%) IBM
8 1 (0.39%) Panasonic
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago