The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Analyst
England / London
Rank 432 493 520
Rank change year-on-year +61 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 144 161 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.43% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.40% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 125 150 130
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,750 £55,000
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 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 32041 40328 41125
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 27099 34777 34560
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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 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 March 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 March 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 +43 23 £47,500 - 7
Kingston Upon Thames +16 10 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Croydon +8 1 £24,000 -46.66%
Hammersmith -11 1 £35,000 -12.50%
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 247 (100.00%) QA
2 158 (63.97%) Selenium
3 145 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (36.03%) Finance
5 85 (34.41%) C#
6 73 (29.55%) Automation Testing
7 72 (29.15%) SQL
8 71 (28.74%) Cucumber
9 70 (28.34%) WebDriver
10 69 (27.94%) BDD
11 58 (23.48%) Manual Testing
11 58 (23.48%) Test Automation
12 57 (23.08%) JIRA
13 52 (21.05%) Regression Testing
14 45 (18.22%) Automated Testing
14 45 (18.22%) Java
15 44 (17.81%) Microsoft
16 42 (17.00%) Test Scripting
17 41 (16.60%) ISEB
17 41 (16.60%) .NET
17 41 (16.60%) SoapUI
17 41 (16.60%) Test Strategy
17 41 (16.60%) Analytical Skills
18 39 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
19 35 (14.17%) Functional Testing
19 35 (14.17%) ISTQB
20 34 (13.77%) Banking
21 33 (13.36%) Scrum
21 33 (13.36%) User Acceptance Testing
22 31 (12.55%) SQL Server

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (2.83%) Confluence
2 4 (1.62%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.81%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.62%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.64%) SaaS
2 6 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.02%) Force.com
3 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.81%) Heroku
5 2 (0.81%) IaaS
5 2 (0.81%) PaaS
6 1 (0.40%) GitHub
6 1 (0.40%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.43%) Internet
2 3 (1.21%) HTTP
3 2 (0.81%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.81%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.40%) Firewall
4 1 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.55%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (4.05%) Big Data
4 9 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.02%) MySQL
5 5 (2.02%) Power BI
6 3 (1.21%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.81%) DB2
7 2 (0.81%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.40%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 158 (63.97%) Selenium
2 71 (28.74%) Cucumber
3 70 (28.34%) WebDriver
4 57 (23.08%) JIRA
5 41 (16.60%) SoapUI
6 30 (12.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (11.34%) Jenkins
7 28 (11.34%) SpecFlow
8 27 (10.93%) JMeter
9 22 (8.91%) Visual Studio
10 20 (8.10%) Git (software)
11 18 (7.29%) Appium
11 18 (7.29%) HP UFT
12 15 (6.07%) FitNesse
13 7 (2.83%) Capybara
13 7 (2.83%) WATIR
14 6 (2.43%) Calabash
15 5 (2.02%) Mercurial
15 5 (2.02%) RubyMine
15 5 (2.02%) TestNG
General
1 89 (36.03%) Finance
2 34 (13.77%) Banking
3 16 (6.48%) Front Office
4 13 (5.26%) Publishing
5 12 (4.86%) Back Office
6 8 (3.24%) Retail
7 6 (2.43%) Automotive
7 6 (2.43%) Investment Banking
8 5 (2.02%) Marketing
9 4 (1.62%) Games
10 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.81%) Law
10 2 (0.81%) Legal
11 1 (0.40%) Advertising
11 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.60%) .NET
2 31 (12.55%) Web Services
3 19 (7.69%) XML
4 15 (6.07%) RESTful
5 14 (5.67%) JSON
6 12 (4.86%) Gherkin
7 11 (4.45%) ASP.NET
7 11 (4.45%) HTML
8 10 (4.05%) REST
9 8 (3.24%) CSS
10 7 (2.83%) SOAP
11 6 (2.43%) Behat
12 5 (2.02%) LAMP
12 5 (2.02%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (2.02%) WPF
13 4 (1.62%) Apache POI
13 4 (1.62%) JDBC
13 4 (1.62%) Spring
13 4 (1.62%) YAML
14 2 (0.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.60%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (9.72%) Computer Science
3 20 (8.10%) Equities
4 16 (6.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (6.07%) Derivative
6 13 (5.26%) Fixed Income
6 13 (5.26%) User Experience
7 12 (4.86%) Fintech
8 10 (4.05%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.43%) iPad
10 5 (2.02%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.21%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.21%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.81%) Contract for Difference
12 2 (0.81%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.81%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.81%) Smart Energy
12 2 (0.81%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.53%) Linux
2 15 (6.07%) Android
3 14 (5.67%) Apple iOS
4 12 (4.86%) Unix
5 8 (3.24%) Windows
6 4 (1.62%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (29.55%) Automation Testing
3 69 (27.94%) BDD
4 58 (23.48%) Manual Testing
4 58 (23.48%) Test Automation
5 52 (21.05%) Regression Testing
6 45 (18.22%) Automated Testing
7 42 (17.00%) Test Scripting
8 41 (16.60%) Test Strategy
9 39 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (14.17%) Functional Testing
11 33 (13.36%) Scrum
11 33 (13.36%) User Acceptance Testing
12 31 (12.55%) SDLC
13 30 (12.15%) API Testing
13 30 (12.15%) Performance Testing
13 30 (12.15%) TDD
14 25 (10.12%) E-Commerce
15 23 (9.31%) Software Testing
16 21 (8.50%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (34.41%) C#
2 72 (29.15%) SQL
3 45 (18.22%) Java
4 31 (12.55%) JavaScript
5 24 (9.72%) Ruby
6 18 (7.29%) Python
7 14 (5.67%) PHP
8 5 (2.02%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.02%) Groovy
9 3 (1.21%) C++
10 2 (0.81%) Perl
10 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.40%) Go
11 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (16.60%) ISEB
2 35 (14.17%) ISTQB
3 27 (10.93%) Degree
4 5 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (2.02%) SDET
3 4 (1.62%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (1.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.83%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.62%) Ansible
2 4 (1.62%) Rancher
3 2 (0.81%) Nagios
3 2 (0.81%) Puppet
3 2 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.86%) Oracle
3 8 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (2.83%) BEA
4 7 (2.83%) SAP
5 5 (2.02%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.62%) ATG
6 4 (1.62%) Demandware
6 4 (1.62%) hybris
6 4 (1.62%) Tableau
7 3 (1.21%) Borland
7 3 (1.21%) HP
8 2 (0.81%) Splunk
8 2 (0.81%) Sybase
9 1 (0.40%) Facebook
9 1 (0.40%) IBM
9 1 (0.40%) OpenText
9 1 (0.40%) Panasonic
9 1 (0.40%) Telerik
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