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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 37 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 716 518 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.66% 4.40% 4.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 49.31% 46.58% 50.77%
Number of salaries quoted 621 457 553
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1452 1112 1172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.47% 9.45% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 975 1053
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 507 (38.56%) Finance
2 369 (28.06%) SQL
3 365 (27.76%) Java
4 354 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 273 (20.76%) Selenium
6 251 (19.09%) Scrum
7 241 (18.33%) C#
8 215 (16.35%) HTML
9 197 (14.98%) Degree
10 193 (14.68%) .NET
11 184 (13.99%) Banking
12 162 (12.32%) User Acceptance Testing
13 156 (11.86%) TDD
14 154 (11.71%) SQL Server
15 149 (11.33%) MySQL
16 144 (10.95%) OO
17 141 (10.72%) Microsoft
17 141 (10.72%) Automated Testing
18 140 (10.65%) Windows
19 139 (10.57%) JavaScript
19 139 (10.57%) Test Automation
20 128 (9.73%) WebDriver
21 127 (9.66%) Linux
21 127 (9.66%) CSS
22 126 (9.58%) Oracle
23 124 (9.43%) E-Commerce
24 120 (9.13%) ISEB
24 120 (9.13%) Android
25 116 (8.82%) Test Scripting
26 115 (8.75%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 45 (3.42%) IIS
2 37 (2.81%) SharePoint
3 35 (2.66%) Apache
4 34 (2.59%) Drupal
5 32 (2.43%) Tomcat
6 24 (1.83%) Confluence
7 18 (1.37%) CMS
8 9 (0.68%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.61%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (0.53%) nginx
11 6 (0.46%) SAS
11 6 (0.46%) WordPress
12 5 (0.38%) MS Project Server
12 5 (0.38%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.30%) Node.js
14 3 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.23%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.23%) LiveLink
Applications
1 74 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 58 (4.41%) Photoshop
3 46 (3.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 38 (2.89%) InDesign
5 31 (2.36%) MS Office
6 26 (1.98%) Adobe After Effects
7 15 (1.14%) MS Visio
8 11 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (0.53%) MS Project
10 5 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.15%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.15%) Maya
13 1 (0.076%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (0.076%) Houdini
13 1 (0.076%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.076%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.076%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.53%) Magento
3 4 (0.30%) FastVal
3 4 (0.30%) SunGard APT
3 4 (0.30%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (0.30%) Monis
3 4 (0.30%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.15%) HFM
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.076%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.076%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.076%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.076%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.076%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.076%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.076%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.076%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.076%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.98%) SaaS
2 24 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.15%) Force.com
5 2 (0.15%) GitHub
6 1 (0.076%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 76 (5.78%) Internet
2 27 (2.05%) Firewall
3 21 (1.60%) Intranet
3 21 (1.60%) WAN
4 20 (1.52%) LAN
5 12 (0.91%) SAN
6 11 (0.84%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.68%) HTTP
8 7 (0.53%) DNS
9 6 (0.46%) Broadband
10 5 (0.38%) SNMP
11 4 (0.30%) OpenVPN
12 3 (0.23%) iSCSI
12 3 (0.23%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (0.23%) DHCP
12 3 (0.23%) LDAP
13 2 (0.15%) SSL
13 2 (0.15%) VPN
13 2 (0.15%) SMS
13 2 (0.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 149 (11.33%) MySQL
3 65 (4.94%) MongoDB
4 53 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
5 44 (3.35%) Relational Database
6 41 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 41 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 38 (2.89%) Big Data
8 32 (2.43%) Hadoop
9 21 (1.60%) NoSQL
10 17 (1.29%) Oracle Database
11 15 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (1.06%) Apache Hive
13 13 (0.99%) HBase
14 11 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (0.84%) Data Mining
15 10 (0.76%) DB2
15 10 (0.76%) MS Access
16 7 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 273 (20.76%) Selenium
2 128 (9.73%) WebDriver
3 97 (7.38%) Git (software)
4 94 (7.15%) JIRA
5 87 (6.62%) Cucumber
6 69 (5.25%) Jenkins
7 64 (4.87%) QuickTest Pro
8 59 (4.49%) Subversion
9 51 (3.88%) Hudson
10 49 (3.73%) JUnit
11 46 (3.50%) NUnit
12 45 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
13 35 (2.66%) Calabash
14 33 (2.51%) TeamCity
15 29 (2.21%) Mercurial
16 27 (2.05%) JMeter
16 27 (2.05%) Bugzilla
17 23 (1.75%) Visual Studio
18 22 (1.67%) FitNesse
18 22 (1.67%) TestComplete
General
1 507 (38.56%) Finance
2 184 (13.99%) Banking
3 95 (7.22%) Retail
4 84 (6.39%) Investment Banking
5 43 (3.27%) Telecoms
5 43 (3.27%) Games
6 41 (3.12%) Marketing
6 41 (3.12%) Financial Institution
7 38 (2.89%) Front Office
8 28 (2.13%) Advertising
9 21 (1.60%) Publishing
9 21 (1.60%) Legal
10 13 (0.99%) Retail Banking
11 10 (0.76%) Back Office
12 9 (0.68%) Law
12 9 (0.68%) Billing
13 8 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
14 6 (0.46%) Electronics
15 3 (0.23%) Arabic Language
15 3 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 301 (22.89%) Analyst
2 230 (17.49%) Developer
3 99 (7.53%) QA Analyst
4 98 (7.45%) QA Engineer
5 93 (7.07%) Test Analyst
6 82 (6.24%) Business Analyst
7 79 (6.01%) Tester
8 74 (5.63%) Senior Developer
9 65 (4.94%) Java Developer
10 53 (4.03%) Designer
11 51 (3.88%) Architect
12 49 (3.73%) Test Manager
12 49 (3.73%) Test Leader
13 43 (3.27%) Consultant
14 37 (2.81%) Senior Analyst
14 37 (2.81%) QA Manager
14 37 (2.81%) Senior Java Developer
15 36 (2.74%) QA Tester
16 34 (2.59%) QA Leader
17 30 (2.28%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (16.35%) HTML
2 193 (14.68%) .NET
3 127 (9.66%) CSS
4 105 (7.98%) Web Services
5 84 (6.39%) REST
6 71 (5.40%) Spring
7 69 (5.25%) jQuery
8 63 (4.79%) HTML5
9 61 (4.64%) Hibernate
10 59 (4.49%) XML
11 56 (4.26%) JSON
12 50 (3.80%) ActiveMQ
13 48 (3.65%) J2EE
14 45 (3.42%) FreeMarker
15 44 (3.35%) RESTful
16 40 (3.04%) ASP.NET
17 39 (2.97%) CSS3
17 39 (2.97%) Ajax
18 37 (2.81%) SOAP
19 34 (2.59%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 83 (6.31%) Computer Science
2 55 (4.18%) Mobile App
3 54 (4.11%) Equities
4 42 (3.19%) Derivative
5 40 (3.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 37 (2.81%) Mathematics
7 36 (2.74%) iPad
8 33 (2.51%) Management Information System
9 29 (2.21%) Open Source
10 27 (2.05%) Digital Media
11 25 (1.90%) Fixed Income
12 24 (1.83%) Visualisation
13 21 (1.60%) Blackberry
14 20 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
15 13 (0.99%) Statistics
16 12 (0.91%) N-Tier
17 11 (0.84%) Animation
17 11 (0.84%) iPhone
17 11 (0.84%) Social Media
17 11 (0.84%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 140 (10.65%) Windows
2 127 (9.66%) Linux
3 120 (9.13%) Android
4 112 (8.52%) Apple iOS
5 88 (6.69%) UNIX
6 11 (0.84%) Windows 7
6 11 (0.84%) Solaris
7 10 (0.76%) Windows Phone
8 8 (0.61%) Debian
8 8 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.46%) CentOS
9 6 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (0.46%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.30%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.23%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (19.09%) Scrum
3 162 (12.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 156 (11.86%) TDD
5 144 (10.95%) OO
6 141 (10.72%) Automated Testing
7 139 (10.57%) Test Automation
8 124 (9.43%) E-Commerce
9 116 (8.82%) Test Scripting
10 115 (8.75%) Project Management
11 108 (8.21%) Automation Testing
12 88 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
13 81 (6.16%) Business Analysis
14 77 (5.86%) Software Engineering
15 76 (5.78%) Performance Testing
16 75 (5.70%) BDD
17 71 (5.40%) SOA
18 68 (5.17%) Test Strategy
19 66 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
20 65 (4.94%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 369 (28.06%) SQL
2 365 (27.76%) Java
3 241 (18.33%) C#
4 139 (10.57%) JavaScript
5 89 (6.77%) C++
6 85 (6.46%) PHP
7 78 (5.93%) Python
8 73 (5.55%) Ruby
9 49 (3.73%) Perl
10 48 (3.65%) T-SQL
11 39 (2.97%) VB
12 36 (2.74%) Bash Shell
13 33 (2.51%) C
14 28 (2.13%) PowerShell
15 26 (1.98%) VBScript
16 18 (1.37%) PL/SQL
17 17 (1.29%) Shell Script
17 17 (1.29%) Objective-C
18 13 (0.99%) R
19 11 (0.84%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 197 (14.98%) Degree
2 120 (9.13%) ISEB
3 29 (2.21%) ISTQB
4 20 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
8 6 (0.46%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.38%) MCITP
9 5 (0.38%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.30%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.23%) CISA
11 3 (0.23%) CISSP
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.15%) PMP
12 2 (0.15%) MCSE
12 2 (0.15%) PhD
12 2 (0.15%) CISM
12 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.53%) SLA
4 5 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.30%) Basel II
5 4 (0.30%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.23%) COBIT
6 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.076%) FATCA
7 1 (0.076%) EMIR
7 1 (0.076%) MiFID
7 1 (0.076%) GxP
System Software
1 16 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (0.53%) vCloud
4 6 (0.46%) Varnish
5 5 (0.38%) VMware Server
5 5 (0.38%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.30%) NFS
6 4 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.30%) Postfix
6 4 (0.30%) Xen
7 3 (0.23%) Squid
7 3 (0.23%) XenApp
7 3 (0.23%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.15%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.15%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.15%) KVM
9 1 (0.076%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.076%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 67 (5.10%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (1.75%) Puppet
3 20 (1.52%) Nagios
4 17 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.84%) Ganglia
6 8 (0.61%) Zenoss
7 7 (0.53%) Vagrant
8 5 (0.38%) Plesk
9 4 (0.30%) Capistrano
9 4 (0.30%) SCOM
10 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.15%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.076%) Oozie
12 1 (0.076%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.076%) StatsD
12 1 (0.076%) Ansible
12 1 (0.076%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.076%) OpenView
Vendors
1 141 (10.72%) Microsoft
2 126 (9.58%) Oracle
3 62 (4.71%) HP
4 61 (4.64%) Adobe
5 42 (3.19%) Google
6 38 (2.89%) Zend
7 31 (2.36%) VMware
8 26 (1.98%) Apple
9 20 (1.52%) Citrix
10 18 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (1.29%) SolarWinds
11 17 (1.29%) SAP
12 16 (1.22%) Red Hat
12 16 (1.22%) TIBCO
13 15 (1.14%) Business Objects
14 13 (0.99%) Fidessa
15 12 (0.91%) IBM
15 12 (0.91%) JBoss
16 11 (0.84%) Sybase
17 10 (0.76%) hybris
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonuses & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits & bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £58000.00 - £68000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail - AMS
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail - AMS
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Realise Ltd
Salary: Superb salary and benefits package on offer
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digitek Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago