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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 42 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 629 555 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.37% 4.69% 4.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.95% 47.27% 45.79%
Number of salaries quoted 514 496 580
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +0.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £34,950
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
1188 1174 1341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.14% 9.93% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 993 1051 1213
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +0.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 (36.45%) Finance
2 372 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
3 371 (26.67%) Java
4 352 (25.31%) SQL
5 339 (24.37%) Degree
6 283 (20.35%) Selenium
7 251 (18.04%) Scrum
8 230 (16.53%) C#
9 223 (16.03%) SQL Server
10 219 (15.74%) .NET
11 205 (14.74%) HTML
12 196 (14.09%) TDD
13 190 (13.66%) Microsoft
14 189 (13.59%) JavaScript
15 187 (13.44%) Banking
16 178 (12.80%) Computer Science
17 169 (12.15%) Automated Testing
18 161 (11.57%) Test Automation
19 159 (11.43%) E-Commerce
20 151 (10.86%) OO
21 148 (10.64%) Windows
21 148 (10.64%) Project Management
22 140 (10.06%) Linux
22 140 (10.06%) CSS
23 139 (9.99%) Test Scripting
24 134 (9.63%) UNIX
25 133 (9.56%) MySQL
26 129 (9.27%) BDD
27 127 (9.13%) WebDriver
28 123 (8.84%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (2.73%) IIS
2 37 (2.66%) Tomcat
3 32 (2.30%) CMS
4 25 (1.80%) Apache
5 21 (1.51%) SharePoint
6 20 (1.44%) Drupal
6 20 (1.44%) Confluence
7 19 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
8 18 (1.29%) Node.js
9 13 (0.93%) SAS
10 11 (0.79%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.72%) MS Project Server
12 9 (0.65%) WordPress
13 8 (0.58%) Apache Solr
14 7 (0.50%) nginx
14 7 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.43%) IBM Notes
16 5 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
16 5 (0.36%) Jetty
17 4 (0.29%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 94 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 56 (4.03%) MS Office
3 29 (2.08%) Photoshop
4 24 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.86%) MS Project
7 12 (0.86%) InDesign
8 3 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.072%) Maya
9 1 (0.072%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.072%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.072%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 9 (0.65%) Magento
2 7 (0.50%) WebTrends
3 6 (0.43%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.29%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.29%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.22%) Fredhopper
6 2 (0.14%) Sage 1000
6 2 (0.14%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.072%) Maximo
7 1 (0.072%) FRx
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.072%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 43 (3.09%) SaaS
2 7 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.22%) LucidChart
5 2 (0.14%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.14%) GitHub
5 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.072%) Force.com
6 1 (0.072%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.072%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.072%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 100 (7.19%) Internet
2 46 (3.31%) Intranet
3 29 (2.08%) HTTP
4 24 (1.73%) Firewall
5 12 (0.86%) LAN
5 12 (0.86%) VPN
6 8 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.58%) WAN
7 7 (0.50%) SAN
7 7 (0.50%) NetScreen
8 6 (0.43%) Network Security
9 5 (0.36%) Wireless
9 5 (0.36%) DNS
9 5 (0.36%) SSL
9 5 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.36%) Junos
10 4 (0.29%) OpenVPN
10 4 (0.29%) WLAN
11 3 (0.22%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.22%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (16.03%) SQL Server
2 133 (9.56%) MySQL
3 74 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 66 (4.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 62 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 53 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
7 48 (3.45%) MongoDB
8 40 (2.88%) Relational Database
9 39 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 35 (2.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 31 (2.23%) Big Data
12 25 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
13 17 (1.22%) Oracle Database
14 15 (1.08%) MS Access
14 15 (1.08%) QlikView
14 15 (1.08%) Hadoop
15 14 (1.01%) DB2
16 13 (0.93%) Data Mining
17 12 (0.86%) NoSQL
17 12 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 283 (20.35%) Selenium
2 127 (9.13%) WebDriver
3 119 (8.55%) JIRA
4 107 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
5 104 (7.48%) Cucumber
6 101 (7.26%) Git (software)
7 74 (5.32%) Subversion
8 70 (5.03%) Jenkins
9 61 (4.39%) Visual Studio
10 51 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 50 (3.59%) Hudson
12 43 (3.09%) TeamCity
13 39 (2.80%) SpecFlow
14 38 (2.73%) JUnit
15 36 (2.59%) SoapUI
16 33 (2.37%) JMeter
17 27 (1.94%) NUnit
18 24 (1.73%) FitNesse
19 23 (1.65%) Robotium
19 23 (1.65%) LoadRunner
General
1 507 (36.45%) Finance
2 187 (13.44%) Banking
3 123 (8.84%) Retail
4 109 (7.84%) Investment Banking
5 77 (5.54%) Marketing
6 76 (5.46%) Telecoms
7 57 (4.10%) Games
8 44 (3.16%) Front Office
9 27 (1.94%) Advertising
9 27 (1.94%) Publishing
10 25 (1.80%) Financial Institution
11 20 (1.44%) Legal
11 20 (1.44%) Back Office
12 12 (0.86%) Billing
13 11 (0.79%) Law
13 11 (0.79%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.36%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.29%) French Language
15 4 (0.29%) Electronics
16 3 (0.22%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 296 (21.28%) Analyst
2 289 (20.78%) Developer
3 120 (8.63%) Test Analyst
4 119 (8.55%) QA Engineer
5 113 (8.12%) QA Analyst
6 108 (7.76%) Tester
7 82 (5.90%) Architect
8 73 (5.25%) Senior Developer
9 65 (4.67%) Test Engineer
10 54 (3.88%) Business Analyst
11 51 (3.67%) QA Tester
12 50 (3.59%) Consultant
13 49 (3.52%) Java Developer
14 45 (3.24%) QA Manager
15 44 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
16 43 (3.09%) QA Test Analyst
17 39 (2.80%) Test Manager
18 37 (2.66%) Designer
19 35 (2.52%) .NET Developer
19 35 (2.52%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (15.74%) .NET
2 205 (14.74%) HTML
3 140 (10.06%) CSS
4 103 (7.40%) jQuery
5 95 (6.83%) REST
6 94 (6.76%) Web Services
7 91 (6.54%) ASP.NET
8 74 (5.32%) XML
9 48 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 45 (3.24%) Spring
11 42 (3.02%) JSON
12 41 (2.95%) Gherkin
13 40 (2.88%) RESTful
14 39 (2.80%) Ajax
14 39 (2.80%) SOAP
15 37 (2.66%) HTML5
16 35 (2.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 35 (2.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 31 (2.23%) Hibernate
18 30 (2.16%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 178 (12.80%) Computer Science
2 86 (6.18%) Mobile App
3 65 (4.67%) Equities
4 59 (4.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 49 (3.52%) Open Source
6 47 (3.38%) Client/Server
7 43 (3.09%) Derivative
8 32 (2.30%) Management Information System
9 30 (2.16%) iPhone
10 28 (2.01%) Mathematics
11 27 (1.94%) Social Media
12 26 (1.87%) Data Integration
13 25 (1.80%) Visualisation
14 23 (1.65%) Digital Media
15 22 (1.58%) Augmented Reality
16 20 (1.44%) Blackberry
17 19 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
18 18 (1.29%) Fixed Income
19 17 (1.22%) iPad
20 15 (1.08%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 148 (10.64%) Windows
2 140 (10.06%) Linux
3 134 (9.63%) UNIX
4 90 (6.47%) Apple iOS
5 82 (5.90%) Android
6 15 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.65%) Solaris
8 8 (0.58%) Windows Phone
9 7 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.50%) CentOS
10 5 (0.36%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.29%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.072%) Debian
13 1 (0.072%) Fedora
13 1 (0.072%) OS/400
13 1 (0.072%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (18.04%) Scrum
3 196 (14.09%) TDD
4 169 (12.15%) Automated Testing
5 161 (11.57%) Test Automation
6 159 (11.43%) E-Commerce
7 151 (10.86%) OO
8 148 (10.64%) Project Management
9 139 (9.99%) Test Scripting
10 129 (9.27%) BDD
11 118 (8.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 118 (8.48%) Regression Testing
12 115 (8.27%) Automation Testing
13 108 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
14 91 (6.54%) SOA
15 81 (5.82%) Manual Testing
16 79 (5.68%) Test Strategy
17 76 (5.46%) Performance Testing
18 75 (5.39%) DevOps
19 71 (5.10%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 371 (26.67%) Java
2 352 (25.31%) SQL
3 230 (16.53%) C#
4 189 (13.59%) JavaScript
5 84 (6.04%) PHP
6 82 (5.90%) Python
7 74 (5.32%) Ruby
8 70 (5.03%) Perl
9 68 (4.89%) C++
10 39 (2.80%) T-SQL
10 39 (2.80%) VB
11 31 (2.23%) Shell Script
12 27 (1.94%) Bash Shell
13 23 (1.65%) VBScript
14 19 (1.37%) Groovy
14 19 (1.37%) Objective-C
15 15 (1.08%) VBA
16 14 (1.01%) PL/SQL
17 12 (0.86%) PowerShell
17 12 (0.86%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 339 (24.37%) Degree
2 107 (7.69%) ISEB
3 40 (2.88%) ISTQB
4 22 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.93%) PMI Certification
6 11 (0.79%) MCSE
7 10 (0.72%) Security Cleared
7 10 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.50%) CCNP
8 7 (0.50%) MCITP
9 5 (0.36%) CCSA
9 5 (0.36%) CCSE
9 5 (0.36%) CCNA
9 5 (0.36%) JNCIA
9 5 (0.36%) JNCIS
10 4 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.29%) CISSP
11 3 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (0.79%) SLA
2 3 (0.22%) COBIT
2 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.072%) GAAP
4 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.072%) HL7
4 1 (0.072%) Basel III
4 1 (0.072%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.072%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.072%) Section 508
4 1 (0.072%) AIFMD
System Software
1 9 (0.65%) Active Directory
1 9 (0.65%) Varnish
2 5 (0.36%) Postfix
3 4 (0.29%) VirtualBox
3 4 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.29%) NFS
4 3 (0.22%) vSphere
5 2 (0.14%) PowerHA
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.14%) Xen
5 2 (0.14%) Squid
5 2 (0.14%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.14%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.072%) Samba
6 1 (0.072%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.072%) XenApp
6 1 (0.072%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.072%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 60 (4.31%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (2.01%) Nagios
3 20 (1.44%) Opsview
4 15 (1.08%) Puppet
5 10 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.43%) Plesk
6 6 (0.43%) Capistrano
6 6 (0.43%) Ganglia
7 5 (0.36%) SCOM
7 5 (0.36%) Zenoss
7 5 (0.36%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.29%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.22%) SCCM
10 2 (0.14%) Ansible
10 2 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.14%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.14%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 190 (13.66%) Microsoft
2 123 (8.84%) Oracle
3 51 (3.67%) HP
4 48 (3.45%) Adobe
5 38 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
6 35 (2.52%) EPiServer
7 32 (2.30%) Zend
8 24 (1.73%) Business Objects
8 24 (1.73%) IBM
9 23 (1.65%) SAP
10 22 (1.58%) TIBCO
10 22 (1.58%) Teradata
11 20 (1.44%) TEOCO
11 20 (1.44%) CyberSource
12 19 (1.37%) Citrix
13 15 (1.08%) VMware
13 15 (1.08%) Cisco
13 15 (1.08%) Google
13 15 (1.08%) Twitter
14 12 (0.86%) hybris
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
House of Fraser
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% bonus, 10 % pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + good benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Industry leading Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £58000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 days ago