The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 40 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 403 479 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.78% 4.59% 5.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.06% 37.84% 45.88%
Number of salaries quoted 354 403 622
Median salary £57,500 £50,001 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.99% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
QA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
805 1266 1552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.54% 12.13% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 690 1075 1324
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £39,863 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in the City of London

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for QA.

1 394 (55.57%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (37.52%) Finance
3 244 (34.41%) Java
4 195 (27.50%) Selenium
5 180 (25.39%) SQL
6 176 (24.82%) BDD
7 146 (20.59%) C#
8 144 (20.31%) TDD
9 130 (18.34%) Test Automation
9 130 (18.34%) SDLC
10 126 (17.77%) .NET
11 120 (16.93%) WebDriver
11 120 (16.93%) Cucumber
12 119 (16.78%) Scrum
13 106 (14.95%) User Acceptance Testing
14 105 (14.81%) Python
15 97 (13.68%) Web Services
15 97 (13.68%) JavaScript
15 97 (13.68%) Automated Testing
16 91 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
17 86 (12.13%) Windows
18 85 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
19 83 (11.71%) Microsoft
19 83 (11.71%) Degree
20 82 (11.57%) Ruby
21 81 (11.42%) SQL Server
21 81 (11.42%) Jenkins
22 78 (11.00%) JIRA
23 75 (10.58%) Linux
24 74 (10.44%) Unix

QA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 18 (2.54%) CMS
2 13 (1.83%) IIS
3 12 (1.69%) Node.js
4 10 (1.41%) Apache
5 9 (1.27%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (0.99%) Confluence
6 7 (0.99%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.56%) Drupal
8 4 (0.56%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.42%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.28%) Jetty
10 2 (0.28%) MediaWiki
10 2 (0.28%) SAS
10 2 (0.28%) TorqueBox
11 1 (0.14%) JBoss
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 46 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.40%) MS Office
3 6 (0.85%) MS Project
4 5 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.14%) InDesign
5 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (3.24%) Siebel Analytics
2 11 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.56%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.56%) FastStats
3 4 (0.56%) Magento
3 4 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.56%) Unica
4 3 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.28%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.14%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 57 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.69%) SaaS
4 9 (1.27%) GitHub
5 7 (0.99%) PaaS
6 3 (0.42%) Office 365
7 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.10%) Internet
2 16 (2.26%) Intranet
3 9 (1.27%) Firewall
3 9 (1.27%) HTTP
4 7 (0.99%) SMTP
4 7 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.85%) Network Security
5 6 (0.85%) SSH
6 4 (0.56%) PuTTY
6 4 (0.56%) SMS
7 2 (0.28%) IPv4
7 2 (0.28%) IPv6
7 2 (0.28%) SSL
7 2 (0.28%) Telnet
7 2 (0.28%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.14%) BGP
8 1 (0.14%) Extranet
8 1 (0.14%) MPLS
8 1 (0.14%) OSPF
8 1 (0.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (11.42%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (3.39%) Big Data
4 23 (3.24%) MySQL
4 23 (3.24%) Oracle BI EE
4 23 (3.24%) Siebel EIM
5 22 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (2.82%) NoSQL
7 19 (2.68%) Relational Database
8 16 (2.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 16 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (1.83%) MongoDB
9 13 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (1.27%) Data Mining
11 9 (1.27%) solidDB
12 7 (0.99%) OLAP
12 7 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 195 (27.50%) Selenium
2 120 (16.93%) Cucumber
2 120 (16.93%) WebDriver
3 81 (11.42%) Jenkins
4 78 (11.00%) JIRA
5 53 (7.48%) SpecFlow
6 43 (6.06%) Git (software)
7 29 (4.09%) JMeter
7 29 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (3.95%) NUnit
9 26 (3.67%) JUnit
10 25 (3.53%) SoapUI
11 24 (3.39%) FitNesse
11 24 (3.39%) Maven
11 24 (3.39%) Visual Studio
12 23 (3.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 21 (2.96%) Ant
14 20 (2.82%) JBehave
15 18 (2.54%) Appium
16 17 (2.40%) WATIR
General
1 266 (37.52%) Finance
2 65 (9.17%) Banking
3 54 (7.62%) Law
4 28 (3.95%) Advertising
5 26 (3.67%) Retail
6 23 (3.24%) Legal
7 21 (2.96%) Front Office
7 21 (2.96%) Investment Banking
8 18 (2.54%) Marketing
9 15 (2.12%) Automotive
10 14 (1.97%) Financial Institution
11 13 (1.83%) Telecoms
12 9 (1.27%) Publishing
13 8 (1.13%) Games
14 7 (0.99%) Back Office
15 3 (0.42%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.42%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 166 (23.41%) Developer
2 137 (19.32%) Analyst
3 107 (15.09%) QA Engineer
4 66 (9.31%) QA Analyst
5 60 (8.46%) Test Analyst
6 54 (7.62%) Test Engineer
7 45 (6.35%) Developer in Test
8 40 (5.64%) QA Test Engineer
8 40 (5.64%) Tester
9 36 (5.08%) Project Manager
10 34 (4.80%) Senior Developer
11 32 (4.51%) QA Leader
12 31 (4.37%) Java Engineer
12 31 (4.37%) Senior Analyst
13 28 (3.95%) Business Analyst
13 28 (3.95%) QA Test Analyst
13 28 (3.95%) Senior QA Engineer
14 26 (3.67%) Automation Test Analyst
15 25 (3.53%) QA Automation Engineer
15 25 (3.53%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (17.77%) .NET
2 97 (13.68%) Web Services
3 70 (9.87%) HTML
4 62 (8.74%) XML
5 52 (7.33%) CSS
6 46 (6.49%) Gherkin
7 41 (5.78%) ASP.NET
8 36 (5.08%) HTML5
9 28 (3.95%) jQuery
9 28 (3.95%) SOAP
10 26 (3.67%) AngularJS
11 25 (3.53%) CSS3
11 25 (3.53%) REST
11 25 (3.53%) RESTful
12 21 (2.96%) Ajax
13 16 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (1.97%) Sass
15 13 (1.83%) Django
15 13 (1.83%) XSL
15 13 (1.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 85 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (8.74%) Fintech
3 52 (7.33%) Computer Science
4 47 (6.63%) User Experience
5 42 (5.92%) Mobile App
6 32 (4.51%) Client/Server
7 28 (3.95%) Derivative
8 19 (2.68%) Hedge funds
9 16 (2.26%) Fixed Income
9 16 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 15 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.97%) Blackberry
12 12 (1.69%) Digital Media
12 12 (1.69%) iPad
12 12 (1.69%) Mainframe
13 10 (1.41%) Equities
13 10 (1.41%) Management Information System
13 10 (1.41%) Mathematics
14 8 (1.13%) Data Structures
15 7 (0.99%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 86 (12.13%) Windows
2 75 (10.58%) Linux
3 74 (10.44%) Unix
4 45 (6.35%) Android
5 33 (4.65%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.55%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.85%) Solaris
8 2 (0.28%) HPUX
9 1 (0.14%) CentOS
9 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (55.57%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (24.82%) BDD
3 144 (20.31%) TDD
4 130 (18.34%) SDLC
4 130 (18.34%) Test Automation
5 119 (16.78%) Scrum
6 106 (14.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 97 (13.68%) Automated Testing
8 91 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
9 73 (10.30%) DevOps
9 73 (10.30%) Test Scripting
10 70 (9.87%) Test Strategy
11 69 (9.73%) OO
12 67 (9.45%) E-Commerce
13 62 (8.74%) Automation Testing
13 62 (8.74%) Project Management
14 55 (7.76%) Analytics
15 54 (7.62%) QA Automation
16 52 (7.33%) Regression Testing
16 52 (7.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 244 (34.41%) Java
2 180 (25.39%) SQL
3 146 (20.59%) C#
4 105 (14.81%) Python
5 97 (13.68%) JavaScript
6 82 (11.57%) Ruby
7 41 (5.78%) Bash Shell
8 37 (5.22%) VB
9 32 (4.51%) PHP
10 24 (3.39%) T-SQL
11 20 (2.82%) Scala
11 20 (2.82%) VBScript
12 17 (2.40%) C++
13 16 (2.26%) Clojure
14 14 (1.97%) Groovy
15 13 (1.83%) PL/SQL
15 13 (1.83%) XPath
16 11 (1.55%) Perl
17 10 (1.41%) C
18 9 (1.27%) F#
Qualifications
1 83 (11.71%) Degree
2 35 (4.94%) ISEB
3 30 (4.23%) ISTQB
4 12 (1.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 11 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.13%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.13%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.56%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.56%) PMP
9 3 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.28%) ACCA
10 2 (0.28%) CIMA
11 1 (0.14%) CCNP
11 1 (0.14%) CCSP
11 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.14%) MCAD
11 1 (0.14%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.80%) SDET
2 16 (2.26%) Data Quality
3 15 (2.12%) SLA
4 5 (0.71%) GCP
5 4 (0.56%) MiFID
6 2 (0.28%) EMIR
6 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (2.82%) Docker
3 16 (2.26%) KVM
4 8 (1.13%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.42%) Squid
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.14%) Snort
6 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (4.94%) HP Quality Center
2 32 (4.51%) Ansible
2 32 (4.51%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (4.09%) Puppet
4 6 (0.85%) Salt
5 2 (0.28%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.14%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.14%) Nagios
6 1 (0.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.14%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.14%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 83 (11.71%) Microsoft
2 41 (5.78%) Oracle
3 34 (4.80%) VMware
4 27 (3.81%) Siebel
5 19 (2.68%) WorldPay
6 14 (1.97%) Perforce
6 14 (1.97%) SAP
7 12 (1.69%) Rally
7 12 (1.69%) Redback
7 12 (1.69%) Tableau
8 11 (1.55%) HP
9 10 (1.41%) Citrix
9 10 (1.41%) IBM
10 8 (1.13%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.85%) Zend
12 5 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.71%) Twitter
13 4 (0.56%) Apple
13 4 (0.56%) Informatica
13 4 (0.56%) InterSystems
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
HFG
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Full Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum bonus, healthcare, pension, childcar
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Large Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 5 days ago