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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 47 40 56
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Permanent jobs citing QA 470 580 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.60% 5.52% 4.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.05% 51.60% 45.42%
Number of salaries quoted 406 498 413
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,250 £79,500
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
1067 1124 1015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.44% 10.69% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 908 964 883
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,750 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 February 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 26 February 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.

1 468 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (32.88%) Finance
3 275 (28.53%) Java
4 260 (26.97%) Selenium
5 253 (26.24%) SQL
6 171 (17.74%) Test Automation
7 156 (16.18%) WebDriver
8 153 (15.87%) C#
9 147 (15.25%) BDD
10 144 (14.94%) Scrum
11 143 (14.83%) Degree
12 134 (13.90%) TDD
13 133 (13.80%) SQL Server
14 126 (13.07%) JavaScript
14 126 (13.07%) Banking
15 123 (12.76%) HTML
15 123 (12.76%) Cucumber
16 113 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
17 109 (11.31%) Microsoft
18 103 (10.68%) JIRA
19 102 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
20 99 (10.27%) Linux
21 98 (10.17%) .NET
21 98 (10.17%) Project Management
22 89 (9.23%) Automation Testing
23 88 (9.13%) UNIX
24 86 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
25 82 (8.51%) CSS
25 82 (8.51%) Automated Testing
26 75 (7.78%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 28 (2.90%) Tomcat
2 26 (2.70%) Apache
3 18 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (1.87%) CMS
3 18 (1.87%) GlassFish
4 13 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.24%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.14%) Confluence
7 10 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (0.93%) Node.js
9 6 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.62%) SAS
10 5 (0.52%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.52%) Drupal
11 4 (0.41%) JBoss
11 4 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.31%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 3 (0.31%) CICS
12 3 (0.31%) Jetty
Applications
1 53 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 51 (5.29%) MS Office
3 15 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.93%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.93%) MS Project
6 8 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.41%) SPSS
7 4 (0.41%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.10%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.52%) Endur
3 3 (0.31%) Findur
3 3 (0.31%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.21%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.21%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.21%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.21%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.21%) Sage 1000
4 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.10%) Magento
5 1 (0.10%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.10%) 3000 Xtra
5 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.10%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.10%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.66%) SaaS
2 9 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.31%) GitHub
4 3 (0.31%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.21%) IaaS
5 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.21%) PaaS
6 1 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.10%) Force.com
6 1 (0.10%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.46%) Internet
2 36 (3.73%) HTTP
3 15 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.45%) Intranet
5 11 (1.14%) SAN
6 9 (0.93%) Network Security
7 7 (0.73%) Firewall
8 6 (0.62%) VPN
8 6 (0.62%) LAN
9 5 (0.52%) LDAP
10 4 (0.41%) Extranet
10 4 (0.41%) OSPF
10 4 (0.41%) BGP
10 4 (0.41%) EIGRP
11 3 (0.31%) Wireless
11 3 (0.31%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.31%) VLAN
11 3 (0.31%) MPLS
11 3 (0.31%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (13.80%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.56%) MySQL
3 37 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 23 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (1.87%) Big Data
7 15 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (1.45%) MS Access
9 12 (1.24%) Oracle Database
9 12 (1.24%) MongoDB
10 11 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (1.04%) QlikView
11 10 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (0.93%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 260 (26.97%) Selenium
2 156 (16.18%) WebDriver
3 123 (12.76%) Cucumber
4 103 (10.68%) JIRA
5 74 (7.68%) Jenkins
6 59 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 54 (5.60%) TeamCity
8 48 (4.98%) Git (software)
9 45 (4.67%) JUnit
10 38 (3.94%) Calabash
11 36 (3.73%) JMeter
12 34 (3.53%) SpecFlow
13 31 (3.22%) Appium
14 30 (3.11%) Hudson
14 30 (3.11%) Subversion
15 28 (2.90%) Visual Studio
16 25 (2.59%) QuickTest Pro
17 19 (1.97%) eggPlant
18 18 (1.87%) RSpec
19 17 (1.76%) Eclipse
General
1 317 (32.88%) Finance
2 126 (13.07%) Banking
3 58 (6.02%) Retail
4 56 (5.81%) Marketing
5 33 (3.42%) Games
6 31 (3.22%) Investment Banking
6 31 (3.22%) Law
7 27 (2.80%) Telecoms
8 26 (2.70%) Publishing
9 23 (2.39%) Advertising
10 22 (2.28%) Legal
11 18 (1.87%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.87%) Back Office
12 15 (1.56%) Front Office
13 9 (0.93%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.41%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.41%) Billing
15 3 (0.31%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.31%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 228 (23.65%) Analyst
2 183 (18.98%) Developer
3 91 (9.44%) Test Analyst
4 72 (7.47%) QA Analyst
5 64 (6.64%) Architect
6 61 (6.33%) Tester
7 48 (4.98%) QA Engineer
8 42 (4.36%) Test Engineer
9 41 (4.25%) Consultant
10 40 (4.15%) Test Manager
11 38 (3.94%) Project Manager
12 37 (3.84%) Senior Developer
13 36 (3.73%) Business Analyst
14 32 (3.32%) Senior Analyst
15 29 (3.01%) QA Leader
16 27 (2.80%) QA Test Analyst
17 24 (2.49%) Automation Tester
17 24 (2.49%) Automation Engineer
18 22 (2.28%) QA Tester
19 20 (2.07%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (12.76%) HTML
2 98 (10.17%) .NET
3 82 (8.51%) CSS
4 72 (7.47%) Web Services
5 66 (6.85%) XML
6 52 (5.39%) ASP.NET
7 44 (4.56%) WCF
8 39 (4.05%) jQuery
9 37 (3.84%) RESTful
10 33 (3.42%) J2EE
11 32 (3.32%) .NET Framework
12 30 (3.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (3.11%) HTML5
13 24 (2.49%) JSON
14 22 (2.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 22 (2.28%) AngularJS
15 21 (2.18%) REST
15 21 (2.18%) Ajax
16 18 (1.87%) Middleware
17 14 (1.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 113 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (7.37%) Computer Science
3 61 (6.33%) Mobile App
4 60 (6.22%) User Experience
5 56 (5.81%) Open Source
6 28 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 24 (2.49%) Social Media
8 23 (2.39%) Management Information System
9 21 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (1.87%) iPad
10 18 (1.87%) iPhone
11 17 (1.76%) Blackberry
12 16 (1.66%) Hedge funds
13 15 (1.56%) Mathematics
13 15 (1.56%) PKI
14 12 (1.24%) Statistics
14 12 (1.24%) Digital Media
15 11 (1.14%) Algorithms
16 10 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
17 9 (0.93%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 99 (10.27%) Linux
2 88 (9.13%) UNIX
3 75 (7.78%) Windows
4 67 (6.95%) Android
5 53 (5.50%) Apple iOS
6 24 (2.49%) Solaris
7 15 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (1.14%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.52%) Windows Phone 8
10 4 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.41%) AIX
11 3 (0.31%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.21%) Debian
13 1 (0.10%) Fedora
13 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.10%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.10%) CentOS
13 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (17.74%) Test Automation
3 147 (15.25%) BDD
4 144 (14.94%) Scrum
5 134 (13.90%) TDD
6 102 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
7 98 (10.17%) Project Management
8 89 (9.23%) Automation Testing
9 86 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 82 (8.51%) Automated Testing
11 72 (7.47%) OO
12 71 (7.37%) Test Scripting
13 70 (7.26%) E-Commerce
14 64 (6.64%) User Acceptance Testing
15 61 (6.33%) Manual Testing
16 57 (5.91%) Test Strategy
17 56 (5.81%) Regression Testing
18 55 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
18 55 (5.71%) Waterfall
19 54 (5.60%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 275 (28.53%) Java
2 253 (26.24%) SQL
3 153 (15.87%) C#
4 126 (13.07%) JavaScript
5 71 (7.37%) Ruby
6 59 (6.12%) Python
7 44 (4.56%) Perl
8 42 (4.36%) C++
9 33 (3.42%) PHP
10 27 (2.80%) C
11 26 (2.70%) T-SQL
12 24 (2.49%) Shell Script
13 21 (2.18%) Objective-C
13 21 (2.18%) Bash Shell
14 14 (1.45%) VB
15 12 (1.24%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.04%) VBA
17 8 (0.83%) PHP5
17 8 (0.83%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 143 (14.83%) Degree
2 38 (3.94%) ISEB
3 26 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 16 (1.66%) PMI Certification
5 12 (1.24%) PMP
6 11 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.93%) Security Cleared
9 8 (0.83%) CRISC
10 7 (0.73%) ISACA
11 5 (0.52%) VCP4
11 5 (0.52%) CISSP
11 5 (0.52%) MCP
12 4 (0.41%) CCIE
12 4 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.41%) CISA
12 4 (0.41%) CISM
12 4 (0.41%) CEH
12 4 (0.41%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.66%) ISO 9001
2 14 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (1.24%) SLA
4 8 (0.83%) COBIT
5 3 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.21%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.21%) WAI
7 1 (0.10%) FATCA
7 1 (0.10%) EMIR
7 1 (0.10%) MiFID
System Software
1 18 (1.87%) Squid
2 12 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.21%) Varnish
5 2 (0.21%) vCloud
5 2 (0.21%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.21%) XenApp
5 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.21%) Xen
6 1 (0.10%) Samba
6 1 (0.10%) vSphere
6 1 (0.10%) KVM
6 1 (0.10%) NFS
6 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (2.18%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.35%) Puppet
3 10 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (0.21%) AppDNA
5 2 (0.21%) logstash
5 2 (0.21%) Graylog
6 1 (0.10%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.10%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.10%) Ansible
6 1 (0.10%) OpenView
6 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.10%) Nagios
6 1 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.10%) OVSD
6 1 (0.10%) SCCM
6 1 (0.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 109 (11.31%) Microsoft
2 68 (7.05%) Oracle
3 36 (3.73%) HP
4 32 (3.32%) SAP
5 25 (2.59%) IBM
6 23 (2.39%) Sun
7 22 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (1.66%) VMware
9 15 (1.56%) TIBCO
9 15 (1.56%) Green Hat
10 12 (1.24%) Cognos
10 12 (1.24%) Cerillion
11 10 (1.04%) Veritas
12 9 (0.93%) Business Objects
12 9 (0.93%) Calypso
13 7 (0.73%) Cisco
13 7 (0.73%) PeopleSoft
13 7 (0.73%) Citrix
13 7 (0.73%) Hitachi
13 7 (0.73%) Zend
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum Salary is dependant on personal skil
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
X4 Group
Salary: £90k - 130k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TD Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus package (healthcare, pension, e
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £90000 - £125000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + ben
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
QA Limited
Salary: £192.38 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
QA Limited
Salary: £130.12 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago