The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 32 50 51
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 715 541 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.79% 4.53% 4.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.16% 48.52% 44.50%
Number of salaries quoted 606 485 510
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1345 1115 1227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.90% 9.34% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 989 1131
Average salary £54,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £82,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
London

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

QA
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the City of London region.

QA Salary Trend in the City of London

QA
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in the City of London

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 536 (37.59%) Finance
2 405 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
3 386 (27.07%) Java
4 365 (25.60%) SQL
5 318 (22.30%) Degree
6 287 (20.13%) Selenium
7 274 (19.21%) Scrum
8 249 (17.46%) C#
9 229 (16.06%) .NET
10 225 (15.78%) SQL Server
11 208 (14.59%) TDD
12 201 (14.10%) Banking
12 201 (14.10%) HTML
12 201 (14.10%) Microsoft
13 184 (12.90%) JavaScript
14 168 (11.78%) Automated Testing
15 166 (11.64%) Test Automation
16 165 (11.57%) Computer Science
17 164 (11.50%) OO
18 154 (10.80%) E-Commerce
19 153 (10.73%) Windows
20 148 (10.38%) Project Management
21 139 (9.75%) MySQL
22 138 (9.68%) Linux
22 138 (9.68%) Test Scripting
23 137 (9.61%) CSS
24 134 (9.40%) Retail
25 133 (9.33%) BDD
26 126 (8.84%) WebDriver
27 125 (8.77%) UNIX

QA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (2.73%) Tomcat
2 37 (2.59%) IIS
3 31 (2.17%) CMS
4 27 (1.89%) Apache
5 26 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 24 (1.68%) Confluence
7 23 (1.61%) Drupal
8 19 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
9 18 (1.26%) Node.js
10 13 (0.91%) SAS
11 10 (0.70%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.70%) MS Project Server
12 9 (0.63%) WordPress
12 9 (0.63%) nginx
13 8 (0.56%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.42%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.35%) Jetty
15 5 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 92 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 58 (4.07%) MS Office
3 39 (2.73%) Photoshop
4 22 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 19 (1.33%) MS Visio
7 15 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
8 14 (0.98%) InDesign
9 10 (0.70%) MS Project
10 3 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.070%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.070%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.070%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.070%) Maya
Business Applications
1 9 (0.63%) Magento
2 6 (0.42%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.35%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.28%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.21%) Fredhopper
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.14%) FastVal
6 2 (0.14%) SunGard APT
6 2 (0.14%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.14%) Monis
6 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.070%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.070%) FRx
7 1 (0.070%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.95%) SaaS
2 7 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.21%) LucidChart
5 2 (0.14%) GitHub
5 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.070%) Force.com
6 1 (0.070%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.070%) Route 53
6 1 (0.070%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.070%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 102 (7.15%) Internet
2 43 (3.02%) Intranet
3 25 (1.75%) Firewall
4 24 (1.68%) HTTP
5 11 (0.77%) VPN
5 11 (0.77%) LAN
6 9 (0.63%) WAN
7 7 (0.49%) NetScreen
7 7 (0.49%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.42%) SAN
8 6 (0.42%) Network Security
9 5 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.35%) Junos
9 5 (0.35%) DNS
9 5 (0.35%) SSL
10 4 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.28%) Wireless
10 4 (0.28%) OpenVPN
10 4 (0.28%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (15.78%) SQL Server
2 139 (9.75%) MySQL
3 68 (4.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 67 (4.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 67 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 53 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
5 53 (3.72%) MongoDB
6 45 (3.16%) Relational Database
7 39 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 32 (2.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 30 (2.10%) Big Data
10 26 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (1.33%) Hadoop
12 15 (1.05%) QlikView
12 15 (1.05%) NoSQL
12 15 (1.05%) Data Mining
12 15 (1.05%) DB2
12 15 (1.05%) Oracle Database
13 14 (0.98%) MS Access
14 10 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 287 (20.13%) Selenium
2 126 (8.84%) WebDriver
3 119 (8.35%) JIRA
4 110 (7.71%) QuickTest Pro
5 109 (7.64%) Cucumber
6 96 (6.73%) Git (software)
7 80 (5.61%) Subversion
8 71 (4.98%) Jenkins
9 60 (4.21%) Visual Studio
10 58 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
11 55 (3.86%) Hudson
12 44 (3.09%) TeamCity
12 44 (3.09%) JUnit
13 38 (2.66%) SpecFlow
14 35 (2.45%) NUnit
14 35 (2.45%) SoapUI
15 34 (2.38%) JMeter
16 27 (1.89%) Calabash
16 27 (1.89%) FitNesse
17 24 (1.68%) Maven
General
1 536 (37.59%) Finance
2 201 (14.10%) Banking
3 134 (9.40%) Retail
4 115 (8.06%) Investment Banking
5 76 (5.33%) Telecoms
6 73 (5.12%) Marketing
7 53 (3.72%) Games
8 44 (3.09%) Front Office
9 31 (2.17%) Financial Institution
9 31 (2.17%) Publishing
10 23 (1.61%) Advertising
11 22 (1.54%) Legal
12 18 (1.26%) Back Office
13 14 (0.98%) Retail Banking
14 13 (0.91%) Billing
15 10 (0.70%) Law
16 4 (0.28%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.28%) Electronics
16 4 (0.28%) French Language
17 3 (0.21%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 300 (21.04%) Analyst
2 288 (20.20%) Developer
3 123 (8.63%) Test Analyst
4 117 (8.20%) QA Analyst
5 114 (7.99%) QA Engineer
6 98 (6.87%) Tester
7 78 (5.47%) Senior Developer
8 77 (5.40%) Architect
9 56 (3.93%) Business Analyst
10 54 (3.79%) Test Engineer
11 51 (3.58%) Consultant
11 51 (3.58%) Java Developer
12 48 (3.37%) QA Manager
12 48 (3.37%) QA Tester
13 45 (3.16%) Test Leader
14 43 (3.02%) Test Manager
14 43 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
15 41 (2.88%) QA Test Analyst
16 37 (2.59%) .NET Developer
16 37 (2.59%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (16.06%) .NET
2 201 (14.10%) HTML
3 137 (9.61%) CSS
4 103 (7.22%) REST
4 103 (7.22%) jQuery
5 97 (6.80%) Web Services
6 91 (6.38%) ASP.NET
7 75 (5.26%) XML
8 54 (3.79%) JSON
9 50 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 47 (3.30%) Spring
11 45 (3.16%) Ajax
11 45 (3.16%) Gherkin
12 43 (3.02%) RESTful
13 40 (2.81%) SOAP
14 37 (2.59%) CSS3
15 36 (2.52%) HTML5
15 36 (2.52%) ActiveMQ
16 35 (2.45%) Hibernate
17 32 (2.24%) FreeMarker
Miscellaneous
1 165 (11.57%) Computer Science
2 89 (6.24%) Mobile App
3 73 (5.12%) Equities
4 58 (4.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 46 (3.23%) Open Source
5 46 (3.23%) Derivative
6 43 (3.02%) Client/Server
7 31 (2.17%) iPhone
8 28 (1.96%) Social Media
8 28 (1.96%) Digital Media
9 26 (1.82%) Management Information System
10 25 (1.75%) Visualisation
10 25 (1.75%) Mathematics
11 23 (1.61%) Data Integration
11 23 (1.61%) Blackberry
12 22 (1.54%) Augmented Reality
13 18 (1.26%) Social Network
13 18 (1.26%) iPad
14 16 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (1.12%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 153 (10.73%) Windows
2 138 (9.68%) Linux
3 125 (8.77%) UNIX
4 105 (7.36%) Apple iOS
5 97 (6.80%) Android
6 13 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.77%) Solaris
8 10 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.63%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.42%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.42%) CentOS
11 5 (0.35%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.14%) Debian
13 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.070%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.070%) Fedora
14 1 (0.070%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (19.21%) Scrum
3 208 (14.59%) TDD
4 168 (11.78%) Automated Testing
5 166 (11.64%) Test Automation
6 164 (11.50%) OO
7 154 (10.80%) E-Commerce
8 148 (10.38%) Project Management
9 138 (9.68%) Test Scripting
10 133 (9.33%) BDD
11 121 (8.49%) User Acceptance Testing
12 115 (8.06%) Automation Testing
13 114 (7.99%) Continuous Integration
14 96 (6.73%) SOA
15 85 (5.96%) Manual Testing
16 84 (5.89%) Test Strategy
17 78 (5.47%) Regression Testing
18 74 (5.19%) Performance Testing
19 68 (4.77%) DevOps
20 67 (4.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 386 (27.07%) Java
2 365 (25.60%) SQL
3 249 (17.46%) C#
4 184 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 91 (6.38%) Python
5 91 (6.38%) PHP
6 83 (5.82%) Ruby
7 78 (5.47%) C++
8 72 (5.05%) Perl
9 43 (3.02%) T-SQL
10 41 (2.88%) VB
11 28 (1.96%) Bash Shell
12 26 (1.82%) VBScript
12 26 (1.82%) Shell Script
13 21 (1.47%) Objective-C
14 20 (1.40%) Groovy
15 16 (1.12%) PowerShell
16 15 (1.05%) VBA
17 13 (0.91%) PL/SQL
18 10 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 318 (22.30%) Degree
2 99 (6.94%) ISEB
3 35 (2.45%) ISTQB
4 22 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (0.63%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.63%) PMI Certification
5 9 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.49%) CCNP
7 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.35%) JNCIA
8 5 (0.35%) JNCIS
8 5 (0.35%) CCSA
8 5 (0.35%) CCSE
8 5 (0.35%) CCNA
9 4 (0.28%) MCSE
9 4 (0.28%) CISSP
10 3 (0.21%) MCITP
10 3 (0.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (0.84%) SLA
2 5 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.14%) COBIT
5 1 (0.070%) HL7
5 1 (0.070%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.070%) Basel III
5 1 (0.070%) GAAP
5 1 (0.070%) GxP
5 1 (0.070%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.070%) FATCA
5 1 (0.070%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.070%) Section 508
System Software
1 10 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.63%) Varnish
3 7 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.35%) Postfix
5 4 (0.28%) NFS
5 4 (0.28%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.28%) Xen
6 3 (0.21%) vSphere
7 2 (0.14%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.14%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.14%) PowerHA
7 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.14%) Squid
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.070%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.070%) XenApp
8 1 (0.070%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 63 (4.42%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (2.03%) Nagios
3 18 (1.26%) Opsview
3 18 (1.26%) Puppet
4 12 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.56%) Ganglia
6 7 (0.49%) Vagrant
7 6 (0.42%) Plesk
7 6 (0.42%) Capistrano
8 5 (0.35%) SCOM
8 5 (0.35%) Zenoss
9 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (0.28%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.14%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.14%) Ansible
10 2 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.14%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 201 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 121 (8.49%) Oracle
3 55 (3.86%) Adobe
4 53 (3.72%) HP
5 33 (2.31%) Zend
6 32 (2.24%) EPiServer
7 29 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
8 26 (1.82%) Business Objects
9 23 (1.61%) TIBCO
9 23 (1.61%) IBM
10 22 (1.54%) Teradata
11 20 (1.40%) VMware
12 18 (1.26%) TEOCO
12 18 (1.26%) CyberSource
13 17 (1.19%) SAP
14 16 (1.12%) Citrix
14 16 (1.12%) Cisco
15 15 (1.05%) Google
15 15 (1.05%) Twitter
16 13 (0.91%) hybris
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Palantir Solutions
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Benefits package including pension, private he
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
House of Fraser
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 5500 + 10%bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum pension health care life assurance g
Posted: 2 days ago