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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 40 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 359 549 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.71% 5.24% 5.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.26% 43.26% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 323 455 603
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
687 1269 1491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.92% 12.12% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 626 1043 1241
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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.

1 440 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (36.92%) Finance
3 223 (29.61%) Java
4 193 (25.63%) Selenium
5 168 (22.31%) TDD
6 167 (22.18%) SQL
7 163 (21.65%) BDD
8 150 (19.92%) .NET
9 140 (18.59%) C#
10 133 (17.66%) Test Automation
11 127 (16.87%) SDLC
12 123 (16.33%) Scrum
13 117 (15.54%) Web Services
14 115 (15.27%) WebDriver
15 112 (14.87%) Cucumber
16 111 (14.74%) JavaScript
17 106 (14.08%) HTML
18 102 (13.55%) Microsoft
18 102 (13.55%) User Acceptance Testing
19 86 (11.42%) Automated Testing
19 86 (11.42%) Degree
19 86 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
20 83 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
20 83 (11.02%) Unix
20 83 (11.02%) Python
21 82 (10.89%) JIRA
22 78 (10.36%) XML
23 77 (10.23%) Windows
23 77 (10.23%) CSS
24 74 (9.83%) SQL Server

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 31 (4.12%) CMS
2 16 (2.12%) IIS
3 14 (1.86%) Confluence
4 13 (1.73%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (1.20%) Apache
6 9 (1.20%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.66%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.53%) Drupal
9 3 (0.40%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.40%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.27%) Jetty
10 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.13%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.13%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.13%) JBoss
11 1 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 60 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.12%) MS Office
3 13 (1.73%) MS Project
4 8 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.27%) InDesign
8 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.59%) Siebel Analytics
3 4 (0.53%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.53%) FastStats
3 4 (0.53%) Magento
3 4 (0.53%) Unica
4 3 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.40%) LatentZero
4 3 (0.40%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.40%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (6.91%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.26%) SaaS
4 11 (1.46%) PaaS
5 6 (0.80%) GitHub
6 3 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.40%) Office 365
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.85%) Internet
2 26 (3.45%) Intranet
3 17 (2.26%) HTTP
4 12 (1.59%) Firewall
5 11 (1.46%) SMTP
6 8 (1.06%) HTTPS
7 7 (0.93%) Network Security
8 6 (0.80%) LDAP
8 6 (0.80%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.53%) SMS
9 4 (0.53%) SSL
10 3 (0.40%) PuTTY
10 3 (0.40%) SWIFTNet
11 2 (0.27%) DNS
11 2 (0.27%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.27%) IPv4
11 2 (0.27%) IPv6
11 2 (0.27%) LAN
11 2 (0.27%) Skype
11 2 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 23 (3.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 21 (2.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 18 (2.39%) Big Data
7 18 (2.39%) MySQL
8 16 (2.12%) Relational Database
9 15 (1.99%) Oracle BI EE
10 14 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (1.46%) NoSQL
12 10 (1.33%) Data Mining
12 10 (1.33%) Siebel EIM
13 9 (1.20%) MongoDB
14 8 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (0.93%) solidDB
16 5 (0.66%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.66%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 193 (25.63%) Selenium
2 115 (15.27%) WebDriver
3 112 (14.87%) Cucumber
4 82 (10.89%) JIRA
5 69 (9.16%) Jenkins
6 57 (7.57%) SpecFlow
7 39 (5.18%) SoapUI
8 37 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 37 (4.91%) Visual Studio
9 30 (3.98%) NUnit
10 27 (3.59%) JMeter
10 27 (3.59%) TeamCity
11 26 (3.45%) Git (software)
12 23 (3.05%) Jasmine
13 22 (2.92%) JUnit
14 20 (2.66%) Appium
15 16 (2.12%) JBehave
16 14 (1.86%) Calabash
16 14 (1.86%) FitNesse
16 14 (1.86%) Maven
General
1 278 (36.92%) Finance
2 71 (9.43%) Law
3 56 (7.44%) Banking
4 27 (3.59%) Marketing
4 27 (3.59%) Retail
5 26 (3.45%) Advertising
6 25 (3.32%) Legal
7 19 (2.52%) Games
8 18 (2.39%) Automotive
9 14 (1.86%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.86%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.73%) Publishing
11 12 (1.59%) Back Office
12 11 (1.46%) Financial Institution
13 9 (1.20%) Front Office
14 1 (0.13%) Electronics
14 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.13%) Local Government
14 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 174 (23.11%) Developer
2 138 (18.33%) Analyst
3 94 (12.48%) QA Engineer
4 58 (7.70%) QA Analyst
5 55 (7.30%) Developer in Test
6 46 (6.11%) Test Engineer
7 44 (5.84%) Test Analyst
8 36 (4.78%) Project Manager
9 35 (4.65%) Business Analyst
10 34 (4.52%) QA Test Engineer
11 33 (4.38%) Java Engineer
11 33 (4.38%) QA Leader
12 31 (4.12%) C# Developer
13 30 (3.98%) Tester
14 29 (3.85%) Test Leader
15 28 (3.72%) Senior Developer
16 26 (3.45%) QA Test Analyst
17 25 (3.32%) .NET Developer
18 24 (3.19%) Test Manager
19 21 (2.79%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (19.92%) .NET
2 117 (15.54%) Web Services
3 106 (14.08%) HTML
4 78 (10.36%) XML
5 77 (10.23%) CSS
6 46 (6.11%) ASP.NET
7 45 (5.98%) SOAP
8 38 (5.05%) HTML5
9 34 (4.52%) AngularJS
9 34 (4.52%) Gherkin
9 34 (4.52%) jQuery
9 34 (4.52%) REST
10 32 (4.25%) RESTful
11 31 (4.12%) Ajax
12 30 (3.98%) CSS3
13 24 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (2.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 20 (2.66%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 20 (2.66%) XSLT
16 19 (2.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 86 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (8.76%) User Experience
3 58 (7.70%) Mobile App
4 49 (6.51%) Computer Science
5 35 (4.65%) Fintech
6 33 (4.38%) Client/Server
7 17 (2.26%) Hedge funds
8 14 (1.86%) Blog
9 13 (1.73%) Digital Media
9 13 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.73%) Mathematics
10 12 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
10 12 (1.59%) Mainframe
10 12 (1.59%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.59%) Video on Demand
11 11 (1.46%) Derivative
11 11 (1.46%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.46%) N-Tier
12 9 (1.20%) Social Media
12 9 (1.20%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 83 (11.02%) Unix
2 77 (10.23%) Windows
3 74 (9.83%) Linux
4 42 (5.58%) Android
5 31 (4.12%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.93%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.53%) Solaris
8 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.13%) CentOS
10 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (22.31%) TDD
3 163 (21.65%) BDD
4 133 (17.66%) Test Automation
5 127 (16.87%) SDLC
6 123 (16.33%) Scrum
7 102 (13.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 86 (11.42%) Automated Testing
9 83 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
10 73 (9.69%) DevOps
11 64 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 62 (8.23%) Exploratory Testing
12 62 (8.23%) QA Automation
13 61 (8.10%) Test Scripting
13 61 (8.10%) Test Strategy
14 60 (7.97%) Project Management
15 59 (7.84%) Regression Testing
16 58 (7.70%) Automation Testing
16 58 (7.70%) MVC
17 57 (7.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 223 (29.61%) Java
2 167 (22.18%) SQL
3 140 (18.59%) C#
4 111 (14.74%) JavaScript
5 83 (11.02%) Python
6 63 (8.37%) Ruby
7 35 (4.65%) Bash Shell
8 28 (3.72%) Scala
8 28 (3.72%) T-SQL
9 27 (3.59%) VB
10 26 (3.45%) PHP
11 22 (2.92%) Clojure
12 20 (2.66%) Perl
12 20 (2.66%) XPath
13 17 (2.26%) C++
14 15 (1.99%) PL/SQL
15 14 (1.86%) VBScript
16 13 (1.73%) PowerShell
17 11 (1.46%) Groovy
18 9 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 86 (11.42%) Degree
2 34 (4.52%) ISEB
3 33 (4.38%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (1.33%) PMP
5 9 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 9 (1.20%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.20%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.27%) ACCA
7 2 (0.27%) CIMA
7 2 (0.27%) CISSP
7 2 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.13%) CCNP
8 1 (0.13%) CCSP
8 1 (0.13%) CISA
8 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.13%) CISM
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.25%) SDET
2 21 (2.79%) Data Quality
2 21 (2.79%) SLA
3 12 (1.59%) GCP
4 6 (0.80%) MiFID
5 4 (0.53%) EMIR
5 4 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.27%) WCAG
7 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (2.52%) Docker
3 10 (1.33%) KVM
4 4 (0.53%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.40%) Squid
5 3 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.13%) Snort
7 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (2.66%) Puppet
3 19 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
4 17 (2.26%) Ansible
5 8 (1.06%) Nagios
6 5 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.27%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.27%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.13%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.13%) Consul
8 1 (0.13%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (0.13%) Grafana
8 1 (0.13%) Graphite
8 1 (0.13%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.13%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.13%) Salt
8 1 (0.13%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 102 (13.55%) Microsoft
2 43 (5.71%) Oracle
3 23 (3.05%) HP
4 21 (2.79%) VMware
5 17 (2.26%) Siebel
6 13 (1.73%) Tableau
7 12 (1.59%) Redback
7 12 (1.59%) WorldPay
8 11 (1.46%) SAP
9 10 (1.33%) IBM
10 8 (1.06%) EPiServer
10 8 (1.06%) Perforce
10 8 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (0.93%) Informatica
11 7 (0.93%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.66%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.66%) Opsware
12 5 (0.66%) Rally
13 4 (0.53%) Apple
13 4 (0.53%) Qualys
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £48,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Moo Print Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension, medical, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000 - £60,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Moo Print Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension, medical, etc
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 and great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + PLC Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £57,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £100,000 - £130,000 plus exceptional benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago