The median annual salary for a QA Test Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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

Quality Assurance Test Analyst
England / London
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 505 563 600
Rank change year-on-year +58 +37  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 88 92 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 71 87 69
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +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 32820 40749 42758
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.66% 96.00% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 27626 35268 35980
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +1.85%  
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

QA Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Test Analyst 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 in London.

Salary trend for QA Test Analyst in London

QA Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst in London over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Test Analyst in London

QA Test 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 Test Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 26 April 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 +48 19 £47,500 +30.13% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +6 6 £40,000 +3.22%
QA Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, QA Test 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 153 (100.00%) QA
2 96 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (62.75%) Selenium
3 59 (38.56%) Finance
3 59 (38.56%) SQL
4 56 (36.60%) Automation Testing
5 55 (35.95%) C#
6 48 (31.37%) BDD
7 42 (27.45%) Cucumber
8 39 (25.49%) Manual Testing
8 39 (25.49%) WebDriver
9 38 (24.84%) Test Automation
9 38 (24.84%) JIRA
10 32 (20.92%) Regression Testing
11 30 (19.61%) Java
11 30 (19.61%) .NET
11 30 (19.61%) Scrum
11 30 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (19.61%) SoapUI
12 29 (18.95%) Performance Testing
12 29 (18.95%) Automated Testing
12 29 (18.95%) Microsoft
12 29 (18.95%) ISEB
13 28 (18.30%) SQL Server
13 28 (18.30%) ISTQB
14 27 (17.65%) Computer Science
14 27 (17.65%) Test Strategy
15 25 (16.34%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (15.03%) Functional Testing
17 22 (14.38%) Jenkins

QA Test 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 8 (5.23%) Apache
2 1 (0.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.58%) Force.com
3 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.19%) Big Data
3 8 (5.23%) MySQL
4 7 (4.58%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.96%) Power BI
7 2 (1.31%) DB2
7 2 (1.31%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.65%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 96 (62.75%) Selenium
2 42 (27.45%) Cucumber
3 39 (25.49%) WebDriver
4 38 (24.84%) JIRA
5 30 (19.61%) SoapUI
6 22 (14.38%) Jenkins
6 22 (14.38%) JMeter
7 20 (13.07%) Git (software)
8 15 (9.80%) Appium
9 13 (8.50%) SpecFlow
9 13 (8.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (6.54%) Visual Studio
11 6 (3.92%) RubyMine
12 5 (3.27%) Calabash
12 5 (3.27%) Capybara
12 5 (3.27%) WATIR
13 4 (2.61%) AppVeyor
13 4 (2.61%) HP UFT
13 4 (2.61%) Mercurial
14 3 (1.96%) LoadRunner
General
1 59 (38.56%) Finance
2 17 (11.11%) Banking
3 6 (3.92%) Automotive
4 4 (2.61%) Retail
5 3 (1.96%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.31%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.31%) Law
6 2 (1.31%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (19.61%) .NET
2 22 (14.38%) Web Services
3 21 (13.73%) XML
4 16 (10.46%) RESTful
5 15 (9.80%) JSON
6 11 (7.19%) Gherkin
7 8 (5.23%) Apache POI
7 8 (5.23%) JDBC
7 8 (5.23%) LAMP
7 8 (5.23%) REST
7 8 (5.23%) YAML
8 6 (3.92%) Behat
8 6 (3.92%) SOAP
9 4 (2.61%) WPF
10 2 (1.31%) J2EE
10 2 (1.31%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.65%) HTML
11 1 (0.65%) Middleware
11 1 (0.65%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 25 (16.34%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.15%) User Experience
4 10 (6.54%) Fintech
5 6 (3.92%) Hedge funds
6 5 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.27%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.31%) iPhone
8 2 (1.31%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.65%) Derivative
9 1 (0.65%) Equities
9 1 (0.65%) iPad
9 1 (0.65%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.65%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.65%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.11%) Linux
2 7 (4.58%) Android
2 7 (4.58%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.27%) Windows
4 4 (2.61%) Unix
5 2 (1.31%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.65%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (36.60%) Automation Testing
3 48 (31.37%) BDD
4 39 (25.49%) Manual Testing
5 38 (24.84%) Test Automation
6 32 (20.92%) Regression Testing
7 30 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (19.61%) Scrum
8 29 (18.95%) Automated Testing
8 29 (18.95%) Performance Testing
9 27 (17.65%) Test Strategy
10 23 (15.03%) Functional Testing
11 20 (13.07%) Software Testing
12 19 (12.42%) E-Commerce
13 18 (11.76%) Kanban
13 18 (11.76%) Load Testing
13 18 (11.76%) Test Scripting
14 17 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
15 16 (10.46%) Mentoring
15 16 (10.46%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 59 (38.56%) SQL
2 55 (35.95%) C#
3 30 (19.61%) Java
4 17 (11.11%) PHP
5 15 (9.80%) Ruby
6 13 (8.50%) JavaScript
7 10 (6.54%) Python
8 7 (4.58%) Groovy
9 3 (1.96%) Perl
10 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.65%) C
10 1 (0.65%) Go
Qualifications
1 29 (18.95%) ISEB
2 28 (18.30%) ISTQB
3 22 (14.38%) Degree
4 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (1.96%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.96%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (5.23%) Ansible
2 2 (1.31%) Rancher
3 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (18.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.54%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (4.58%) BEA
4 6 (3.92%) Oracle
5 3 (1.96%) Tableau
6 2 (1.31%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.31%) Borland
6 2 (1.31%) Sybase
7 1 (0.65%) ATG
7 1 (0.65%) Demandware
7 1 (0.65%) HP
7 1 (0.65%) hybris
7 1 (0.65%) OpenText
7 1 (0.65%) SAP
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