Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Test Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 692 649 707
Rank change year-on-year -43 +58 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 143 231 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 120 208 201
London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.50%

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 69254 78893 85693
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.94% 96.04% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 55741 68417 72292
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

QA Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured QA Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 23 July 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 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +55 31 £47,500 +21.79% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +7 6 £40,000 -
QA Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 143 (100.00%) QA
2 126 (88.11%) Test Automation
3 109 (76.22%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (56.64%) Selenium
5 66 (46.15%) SQL
6 55 (38.46%) BDD
7 54 (37.76%) Finance
8 53 (37.06%) Cucumber
9 50 (34.97%) JIRA
10 45 (31.47%) Java
11 40 (27.97%) Scrum
12 38 (26.57%) WebDriver
13 36 (25.17%) JMeter
14 35 (24.48%) Web Services
14 35 (24.48%) Git (software)
14 35 (24.48%) Continuous Integration
15 34 (23.78%) Performance Testing
15 34 (23.78%) SoapUI
15 34 (23.78%) Test Strategy
15 34 (23.78%) XML
15 34 (23.78%) C#
16 33 (23.08%) Jenkins
17 30 (20.98%) Functional Testing
18 28 (19.58%) Mentoring
18 28 (19.58%) Computer Science
18 28 (19.58%) RESTful
19 27 (18.88%) JSON
19 27 (18.88%) Kanban
20 26 (18.18%) Regression Testing
21 25 (17.48%) Software Testing

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 14 (9.79%) Apache
2 1 (0.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.59%) Force.com
2 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.10%) BrowserStack
3 3 (2.10%) SaaS
3 3 (2.10%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.29%) Big Data
2 16 (11.19%) SQL Server
3 14 (9.79%) MySQL
4 7 (4.90%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.80%) Power BI
7 2 (1.40%) DB2
7 2 (1.40%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.70%) Endeca
8 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.70%) QlikView
8 1 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 81 (56.64%) Selenium
2 53 (37.06%) Cucumber
3 50 (34.97%) JIRA
4 38 (26.57%) WebDriver
5 36 (25.17%) JMeter
6 35 (24.48%) Git (software)
7 34 (23.78%) SoapUI
8 33 (23.08%) Jenkins
9 17 (11.89%) Appium
10 10 (6.99%) Mercurial
11 9 (6.29%) Visual Studio
12 8 (5.59%) SpecFlow
13 7 (4.90%) WATIR
14 6 (4.20%) Calabash
14 6 (4.20%) RubyMine
15 5 (3.50%) Capybara
16 4 (2.80%) IntelliJ
16 4 (2.80%) TeamCity
17 3 (2.10%) Subversion
17 3 (2.10%) YouTrack
General
1 54 (37.76%) Finance
2 11 (7.69%) Retail
3 9 (6.29%) Banking
4 3 (2.10%) Automotive
4 3 (2.10%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.40%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (24.48%) Web Services
2 34 (23.78%) XML
3 28 (19.58%) RESTful
4 27 (18.88%) JSON
5 21 (14.69%) .NET
6 18 (12.59%) REST
6 18 (12.59%) SOAP
7 16 (11.19%) Gherkin
8 14 (9.79%) Apache POI
8 14 (9.79%) JDBC
8 14 (9.79%) LAMP
8 14 (9.79%) YAML
9 4 (2.80%) Middleware
10 2 (1.40%) J2EE
10 2 (1.40%) WPF
11 1 (0.70%) Behat
11 1 (0.70%) HTML
11 1 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.58%) Computer Science
2 23 (16.08%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (13.29%) User Experience
4 11 (7.69%) Fintech
5 8 (5.59%) Hedge funds
5 8 (5.59%) Mobile App
6 7 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.10%) iPhone
8 2 (1.40%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.40%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.70%) Derivative
9 1 (0.70%) Equities
9 1 (0.70%) iPad
9 1 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.70%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.99%) Linux
2 10 (6.99%) Windows
3 6 (4.20%) Android
3 6 (4.20%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.10%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.40%) Unix
6 1 (0.70%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (88.11%) Test Automation
2 109 (76.22%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (38.46%) BDD
4 40 (27.97%) Scrum
5 35 (24.48%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (23.78%) Performance Testing
6 34 (23.78%) Test Strategy
7 30 (20.98%) Functional Testing
8 28 (19.58%) Mentoring
9 27 (18.88%) Kanban
10 26 (18.18%) Regression Testing
11 25 (17.48%) Software Testing
12 24 (16.78%) Load Testing
13 23 (16.08%) Continuous Delivery
13 23 (16.08%) Manual Testing
13 23 (16.08%) Test Scripting
14 21 (14.69%) E-Commerce
14 21 (14.69%) QA Automation
15 20 (13.99%) API Testing
15 20 (13.99%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 66 (46.15%) SQL
2 45 (31.47%) Java
3 34 (23.78%) C#
4 18 (12.59%) JavaScript
5 17 (11.89%) PHP
5 17 (11.89%) Ruby
6 13 (9.09%) Groovy
7 8 (5.59%) Python
8 4 (2.80%) Perl
9 2 (1.40%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (14.69%) ISTQB
2 16 (11.19%) ISEB
3 14 (9.79%) Degree
4 5 (3.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (2.10%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 14 (9.79%) Ansible
2 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (13.99%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (5.59%) Oracle
4 4 (2.80%) Tableau
5 3 (2.10%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.10%) HP
6 2 (1.40%) BEA
6 2 (1.40%) Borland
6 2 (1.40%) Sybase
7 1 (0.70%) ATG
7 1 (0.70%) Demandware
7 1 (0.70%) hybris
7 1 (0.70%) SAP
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