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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 37 49 35
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs citing QA 407 479 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.24% 4.65% 6.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.91% 39.88% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 371 411 681
Median salary £57,500 £50,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.86% -3.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
755 1201 1632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.57% 11.67% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 678 1034 1387
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,100
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,863 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 29 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 29 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.

1 418 (56.64%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (36.99%) Finance
3 241 (32.66%) Java
4 207 (28.05%) Selenium
5 181 (24.53%) BDD
6 177 (23.98%) SQL
7 163 (22.09%) TDD
8 155 (21.00%) C#
9 138 (18.70%) .NET
10 137 (18.56%) Test Automation
11 129 (17.48%) WebDriver
12 126 (17.07%) Scrum
13 125 (16.94%) SDLC
14 118 (15.99%) Cucumber
15 106 (14.36%) JavaScript
16 104 (14.09%) Web Services
17 103 (13.96%) User Acceptance Testing
18 102 (13.82%) Python
19 92 (12.47%) Automated Testing
20 88 (11.92%) Microsoft
20 88 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
21 87 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
22 85 (11.52%) Windows
22 85 (11.52%) Ruby
23 81 (10.98%) Degree
23 81 (10.98%) HTML
24 77 (10.43%) SQL Server
24 77 (10.43%) JIRA
24 77 (10.43%) Jenkins
25 76 (10.30%) 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 26 (3.52%) CMS
2 14 (1.90%) IIS
3 10 (1.36%) Apache
3 10 (1.36%) Node.js
4 8 (1.08%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.08%) WebSphere
5 7 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (0.68%) Confluence
8 4 (0.54%) Drupal
9 3 (0.41%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.41%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.27%) Jetty
10 2 (0.27%) TorqueBox
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 50 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.85%) MS Office
3 8 (1.08%) MS Project
4 6 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.27%) InDesign
6 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.71%) Siebel Analytics
2 12 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.54%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.54%) FastStats
3 4 (0.54%) Magento
3 4 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.54%) Unica
4 3 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.27%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.14%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 58 (7.86%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.90%) SaaS
4 9 (1.22%) PaaS
5 7 (0.95%) GitHub
6 3 (0.41%) Office 365
7 2 (0.27%) 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 26 (3.52%) Internet
2 22 (2.98%) Intranet
3 10 (1.36%) HTTP
4 9 (1.22%) Firewall
5 8 (1.08%) SMTP
6 6 (0.81%) Network Security
7 5 (0.68%) SSH
7 5 (0.68%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.54%) PuTTY
8 4 (0.54%) SMS
9 2 (0.27%) DNS
9 2 (0.27%) IPv4
9 2 (0.27%) IPv6
9 2 (0.27%) LAN
9 2 (0.27%) LDAP
9 2 (0.27%) Skype
9 2 (0.27%) SSL
9 2 (0.27%) Telnet
9 2 (0.27%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (3.25%) Big Data
4 24 (3.25%) MySQL
5 21 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (2.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 20 (2.71%) Oracle BI EE
6 20 (2.71%) Siebel EIM
7 19 (2.57%) Relational Database
7 19 (2.57%) SQL Server 2014
8 17 (2.30%) NoSQL
9 14 (1.90%) MongoDB
10 13 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (1.36%) Data Mining
13 8 (1.08%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.08%) solidDB
14 6 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 207 (28.05%) Selenium
2 129 (17.48%) WebDriver
3 118 (15.99%) Cucumber
4 77 (10.43%) Jenkins
4 77 (10.43%) JIRA
5 58 (7.86%) SpecFlow
6 33 (4.47%) Git (software)
7 31 (4.20%) SoapUI
7 31 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (3.93%) JMeter
9 28 (3.79%) Visual Studio
10 26 (3.52%) NUnit
11 23 (3.12%) JUnit
12 22 (2.98%) Appium
12 22 (2.98%) JBehave
13 20 (2.71%) FitNesse
13 20 (2.71%) Maven
13 20 (2.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 19 (2.57%) TeamCity
15 18 (2.44%) Jasmine
General
1 273 (36.99%) Finance
2 62 (8.40%) Law
3 53 (7.18%) Banking
4 29 (3.93%) Advertising
5 26 (3.52%) Retail
6 23 (3.12%) Legal
6 23 (3.12%) Marketing
7 16 (2.17%) Automotive
8 15 (2.03%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.76%) Games
9 13 (1.76%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.63%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.49%) Front Office
12 10 (1.36%) Publishing
13 7 (0.95%) Back Office
14 3 (0.41%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.14%) Billing
15 1 (0.14%) Local Government
15 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 180 (24.39%) Developer
2 133 (18.02%) Analyst
3 112 (15.18%) QA Engineer
4 62 (8.40%) QA Analyst
5 56 (7.59%) Test Engineer
6 55 (7.45%) Developer in Test
6 55 (7.45%) Test Analyst
7 42 (5.69%) QA Test Engineer
7 42 (5.69%) Tester
8 38 (5.15%) Senior Developer
9 37 (5.01%) Project Manager
9 37 (5.01%) QA Leader
10 33 (4.47%) Java Engineer
11 30 (4.07%) Business Analyst
12 29 (3.93%) C# Developer
12 29 (3.93%) QA Test Analyst
13 28 (3.79%) Senior Analyst
13 28 (3.79%) Test Leader
14 25 (3.39%) Senior QA Engineer
15 24 (3.25%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (18.70%) .NET
2 104 (14.09%) Web Services
3 81 (10.98%) HTML
4 64 (8.67%) XML
5 61 (8.27%) CSS
6 44 (5.96%) ASP.NET
7 42 (5.69%) Gherkin
8 39 (5.28%) HTML5
9 35 (4.74%) jQuery
10 31 (4.20%) SOAP
11 30 (4.07%) AngularJS
11 30 (4.07%) CSS3
11 30 (4.07%) REST
12 27 (3.66%) RESTful
13 25 (3.39%) Ajax
14 18 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 18 (2.44%) Sass
14 18 (2.44%) XSLT
15 17 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 88 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (7.86%) User Experience
3 57 (7.72%) Fintech
4 53 (7.18%) Computer Science
5 52 (7.05%) Mobile App
6 35 (4.74%) Client/Server
7 23 (3.12%) Derivative
8 18 (2.44%) Hedge funds
9 15 (2.03%) Digital Media
9 15 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.76%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.63%) Mainframe
11 12 (1.63%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.49%) Blackberry
13 10 (1.36%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (1.36%) iPad
13 10 (1.36%) Mathematics
14 9 (1.22%) Algorithms
14 9 (1.22%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 85 (11.52%) Windows
2 76 (10.30%) Unix
3 75 (10.16%) Linux
4 48 (6.50%) Android
5 37 (5.01%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.36%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.54%) Solaris
8 1 (0.14%) CentOS
8 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (56.64%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (24.53%) BDD
3 163 (22.09%) TDD
4 137 (18.56%) Test Automation
5 126 (17.07%) Scrum
6 125 (16.94%) SDLC
7 103 (13.96%) User Acceptance Testing
8 92 (12.47%) Automated Testing
9 87 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
10 75 (10.16%) DevOps
11 71 (9.62%) Test Scripting
12 67 (9.08%) E-Commerce
12 67 (9.08%) OO
13 65 (8.81%) QA Automation
13 65 (8.81%) Test Strategy
14 62 (8.40%) Automation Testing
15 59 (7.99%) Project Management
16 57 (7.72%) Analytics
17 56 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
18 53 (7.18%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 241 (32.66%) Java
2 177 (23.98%) SQL
3 155 (21.00%) C#
4 106 (14.36%) JavaScript
5 102 (13.82%) Python
6 85 (11.52%) Ruby
7 39 (5.28%) Bash Shell
8 34 (4.61%) VB
9 32 (4.34%) PHP
10 27 (3.66%) T-SQL
11 23 (3.12%) Scala
12 21 (2.85%) Clojure
13 17 (2.30%) VBScript
13 17 (2.30%) XPath
14 15 (2.03%) PL/SQL
15 14 (1.90%) C++
15 14 (1.90%) Groovy
15 14 (1.90%) Perl
16 9 (1.22%) F#
16 9 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 81 (10.98%) Degree
2 36 (4.88%) ISEB
3 32 (4.34%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 10 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (1.08%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.08%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.54%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.54%) PMP
8 3 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.27%) ACCA
9 2 (0.27%) CIMA
10 1 (0.14%) CCNP
10 1 (0.14%) CCSP
10 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.14%) MCAD
10 1 (0.14%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.47%) SDET
2 18 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 18 (2.44%) SLA
3 9 (1.22%) GCP
4 5 (0.68%) MiFID
5 3 (0.41%) EMIR
6 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 28 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (2.44%) Docker
3 13 (1.76%) KVM
4 8 (1.08%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.41%) Squid
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.14%) Snort
7 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (4.07%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (3.39%) Ansible
2 25 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (3.25%) Puppet
4 4 (0.54%) Nagios
5 3 (0.41%) Salt
6 2 (0.27%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.27%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.14%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.14%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 88 (11.92%) Microsoft
2 38 (5.15%) Oracle
3 28 (3.79%) VMware
4 24 (3.25%) Siebel
5 16 (2.17%) WorldPay
6 14 (1.90%) HP
7 12 (1.63%) Perforce
7 12 (1.63%) Redback
7 12 (1.63%) SAP
7 12 (1.63%) Tableau
8 10 (1.36%) Rally
9 9 (1.22%) IBM
10 8 (1.08%) Citrix
10 8 (1.08%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.68%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.68%) Twitter
12 5 (0.68%) Zend
13 4 (0.54%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.54%) EXASOL
City, London
Stratospherec
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: 57 minutes ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 110000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + excellent cash benefits scheme and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + Generous Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + huge bonus & more
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago