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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 38 31 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +27
Permanent jobs citing QA 544 775 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.25% 5.97% 4.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 47.35% 51.94% 48.07%
Number of salaries quoted 464 676 471
Average salary £51,750 £52,500 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -0.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,750 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1149 1492 1088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.09% 11.49% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 978 1269 955
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £33,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in the City of London

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 472 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 391 (38.37%) Finance
3 313 (30.72%) Java
4 306 (30.03%) Selenium
5 259 (25.42%) SQL
6 212 (20.80%) C#
7 190 (18.65%) WebDriver
8 189 (18.55%) Test Automation
9 180 (17.66%) Scrum
10 179 (17.57%) BDD
11 160 (15.70%) TDD
12 154 (15.11%) Cucumber
13 149 (14.62%) Degree
14 140 (13.74%) JavaScript
14 140 (13.74%) User Acceptance Testing
15 137 (13.44%) Automated Testing
16 133 (13.05%) .NET
16 133 (13.05%) SDLC
17 130 (12.76%) HTML
18 128 (12.56%) JIRA
19 125 (12.27%) SQL Server
20 120 (11.78%) Banking
21 116 (11.38%) Microsoft
21 116 (11.38%) Project Management
22 114 (11.19%) Test Scripting
22 114 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
23 112 (10.99%) Ruby
24 109 (10.70%) Linux
25 104 (10.21%) Continuous Integration
26 99 (9.72%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 53 (5.20%) Tomcat
2 34 (3.34%) Apache
3 18 (1.77%) SharePoint
3 18 (1.77%) Confluence
4 17 (1.67%) JBoss
5 15 (1.47%) GlassFish
6 14 (1.37%) WebSphere
7 13 (1.28%) CMS
8 11 (1.08%) IIS
8 11 (1.08%) SAS
8 11 (1.08%) Node.js
9 10 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (0.98%) WebLogic
9 10 (0.98%) Jetty
10 7 (0.69%) WordPress
10 7 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.59%) Drupal
11 6 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.49%) Mule
12 5 (0.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 47 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 43 (4.22%) MS Office
3 21 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.69%) MS Project
6 5 (0.49%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.49%) SPSS
7 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.29%) Endur
3 2 (0.20%) Findur
3 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.20%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.20%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.20%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.20%) Magento
3 2 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.20%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.098%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.098%) Investran
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.85%) SaaS
2 23 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.39%) GitHub
5 2 (0.20%) PaaS
5 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.20%) IaaS
6 1 (0.098%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.098%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.098%) Silverpop
6 1 (0.098%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.098%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.098%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.10%) HTTP
2 38 (3.73%) Internet
3 18 (1.77%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.18%) Intranet
5 9 (0.88%) SAN
6 8 (0.79%) Firewall
7 7 (0.69%) DNS
7 7 (0.69%) Network Security
8 5 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (0.49%) VPN
9 4 (0.39%) LDAP
9 4 (0.39%) GSM
9 4 (0.39%) PSTN
10 3 (0.29%) SMS
10 3 (0.29%) VoIP
10 3 (0.29%) SMTP
10 3 (0.29%) FTP
10 3 (0.29%) Wireless
11 2 (0.20%) DSL
11 2 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (12.27%) SQL Server
2 53 (5.20%) MySQL
3 44 (4.32%) Relational Database
4 39 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (1.96%) RDBMS
9 19 (1.86%) Oracle Database
10 17 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (1.57%) MongoDB
12 14 (1.37%) NoSQL
12 14 (1.37%) Big Data
13 10 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
16 6 (0.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 306 (30.03%) Selenium
2 190 (18.65%) WebDriver
3 154 (15.11%) Cucumber
4 128 (12.56%) JIRA
5 92 (9.03%) Jenkins
6 73 (7.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 61 (5.99%) Git (software)
8 60 (5.89%) JUnit
9 57 (5.59%) SpecFlow
10 38 (3.73%) Calabash
10 38 (3.73%) Appium
10 38 (3.73%) JMeter
11 37 (3.63%) Maven
12 36 (3.53%) Visual Studio
13 34 (3.34%) Subversion
14 31 (3.04%) HP UFT
15 30 (2.94%) FitNesse
16 25 (2.45%) TeamCity
16 25 (2.45%) SoapUI
17 19 (1.86%) TestNG
General
1 391 (38.37%) Finance
2 120 (11.78%) Banking
3 58 (5.69%) Law
4 47 (4.61%) Retail
4 47 (4.61%) Marketing
5 34 (3.34%) Back Office
6 33 (3.24%) Advertising
7 32 (3.14%) Investment Banking
8 30 (2.94%) Front Office
9 29 (2.85%) Telecoms
9 29 (2.85%) Games
10 28 (2.75%) Publishing
11 21 (2.06%) Financial Institution
12 20 (1.96%) Legal
13 8 (0.79%) Billing
14 5 (0.49%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.39%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.39%) International Banking
16 2 (0.20%) German Language
16 2 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 307 (30.13%) Analyst
2 155 (15.21%) Developer
3 143 (14.03%) Test Analyst
4 122 (11.97%) QA Analyst
5 75 (7.36%) QA Engineer
6 73 (7.16%) Tester
7 61 (5.99%) Senior Analyst
8 55 (5.40%) Business Analyst
9 50 (4.91%) Test Engineer
10 45 (4.42%) Test Manager
11 41 (4.02%) Automation Analyst
12 40 (3.93%) Consultant
13 39 (3.83%) QA Test Analyst
14 37 (3.63%) Senior QA Analyst
15 33 (3.24%) Java Developer
16 31 (3.04%) QA Tester
16 31 (3.04%) QA Manager
17 30 (2.94%) Senior Developer
17 30 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
18 29 (2.85%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (13.05%) .NET
2 130 (12.76%) HTML
3 99 (9.72%) XML
4 97 (9.52%) Web Services
5 68 (6.67%) CSS
6 55 (5.40%) ASP.NET
7 54 (5.30%) RESTful
8 38 (3.73%) jQuery
9 37 (3.63%) Spring
10 32 (3.14%) REST
11 31 (3.04%) FIX Protocol
12 28 (2.75%) JSON
12 28 (2.75%) SOAP
13 27 (2.65%) Ajax
14 26 (2.55%) Gherkin
15 25 (2.45%) JSP
16 23 (2.26%) .NET Framework
16 23 (2.26%) WCF
17 22 (2.16%) J2EE
17 22 (2.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 114 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (7.75%) Computer Science
3 61 (5.99%) Mobile App
4 53 (5.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 50 (4.91%) User Experience
6 45 (4.42%) Equities
7 41 (4.02%) Derivative
8 37 (3.63%) Fixed Income
9 25 (2.45%) Client/Server
9 25 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (1.86%) Management Information System
11 17 (1.67%) Mathematics
12 16 (1.57%) PKI
13 14 (1.37%) Blackberry
14 13 (1.28%) Hedge funds
15 12 (1.18%) Kindle
16 11 (1.08%) Data Centre
17 10 (0.98%) SWIFT
17 10 (0.98%) BBC
17 10 (0.98%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 109 (10.70%) Linux
2 90 (8.83%) UNIX
3 89 (8.73%) Windows
4 82 (8.05%) Android
5 67 (6.58%) Apple iOS
6 22 (2.16%) Solaris
7 15 (1.47%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.69%) openSUSE
10 5 (0.49%) CentOS
11 4 (0.39%) Windows Phone 8
11 4 (0.39%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.39%) Debian
12 3 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.29%) AIX
12 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.20%) Windows CE
13 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 472 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (18.55%) Test Automation
3 180 (17.66%) Scrum
4 179 (17.57%) BDD
5 160 (15.70%) TDD
6 140 (13.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 137 (13.44%) Automated Testing
8 133 (13.05%) SDLC
9 116 (11.38%) Project Management
10 114 (11.19%) Test Scripting
11 104 (10.21%) Continuous Integration
12 80 (7.85%) Manual Testing
12 80 (7.85%) E-Commerce
13 79 (7.75%) OO
14 78 (7.65%) Regression Testing
14 78 (7.65%) Software Engineering
15 73 (7.16%) Open Source
16 66 (6.48%) Performance Testing
16 66 (6.48%) Business Analysis
17 64 (6.28%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 313 (30.72%) Java
2 259 (25.42%) SQL
3 212 (20.80%) C#
4 140 (13.74%) JavaScript
5 112 (10.99%) Ruby
6 93 (9.13%) Python
7 61 (5.99%) PHP
8 46 (4.51%) Perl
9 39 (3.83%) T-SQL
10 25 (2.45%) C++
11 18 (1.77%) Objective-C
12 15 (1.47%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.47%) Bash Shell
13 14 (1.37%) C
14 12 (1.18%) Scala
15 8 (0.79%) R
15 8 (0.79%) PowerShell
15 8 (0.79%) VBScript
16 7 (0.69%) VBA
16 7 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 149 (14.62%) Degree
2 57 (5.59%) ISEB
3 45 (4.42%) ISTQB
4 13 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (1.18%) PMI Certification
6 11 (1.08%) PMP
6 11 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.79%) Security Cleared
8 6 (0.59%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.49%) MCP
9 5 (0.49%) PhD
10 4 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.29%) ACCA
11 3 (0.29%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.29%) CISSP
11 3 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.29%) CIMA
12 2 (0.20%) MBA
12 2 (0.20%) CEH
12 2 (0.20%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.18%) ISO 9001
2 10 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (0.88%) SLA
4 5 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.39%) COBIT
6 2 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.098%) FATCA
7 1 (0.098%) EMIR
7 1 (0.098%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (1.47%) Squid
2 11 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (0.88%) Docker
5 7 (0.69%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.49%) Varnish
7 2 (0.20%) vCloud
7 2 (0.20%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.20%) XenApp
7 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.20%) Xen
8 1 (0.098%) NFS
8 1 (0.098%) Samba
8 1 (0.098%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.098%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.098%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.098%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 44 (4.32%) Puppet
2 28 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (1.28%) Ansible
5 12 (1.18%) Oracle ZFS
6 11 (1.08%) Nagios
7 7 (0.69%) Salt
8 4 (0.39%) CA LISA
9 3 (0.29%) Capistrano
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.29%) logstash
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.29%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.20%) Graylog
10 2 (0.20%) Linux-HA
10 2 (0.20%) CloudHub
10 2 (0.20%) SCCM
10 2 (0.20%) SCOM
10 2 (0.20%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.20%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 116 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 83 (8.15%) Oracle
3 32 (3.14%) HP
4 29 (2.85%) IBM
5 24 (2.36%) Sun
6 19 (1.86%) SAP
7 18 (1.77%) VMware
8 16 (1.57%) WorldPay
9 14 (1.37%) Veritas
10 12 (1.18%) Informatica
10 12 (1.18%) Business Objects
11 11 (1.08%) Cognos
11 11 (1.08%) Cisco
11 11 (1.08%) Dell
11 11 (1.08%) TIBCO
12 10 (0.98%) Sony
12 10 (0.98%) Google
13 9 (0.88%) Splunk
13 9 (0.88%) CA
14 7 (0.69%) Red Hat
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £75000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Equity + Options
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday