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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 38 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing QA 348 548 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.63% 5.66% 5.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 48.54% 44.37% 47.40%
Number of salaries quoted 308 436 513
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
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
717 1235 1325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.59% 12.76% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 644 997 1094
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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.

1 461 (61.47%) Agile Software Development
2 292 (38.93%) Finance
3 216 (28.80%) Selenium
4 208 (27.73%) Java
5 177 (23.60%) TDD
6 174 (23.20%) SQL
7 167 (22.27%) C#
8 165 (22.00%) .NET
9 161 (21.47%) BDD
10 156 (20.80%) SDLC
11 135 (18.00%) HTML
12 131 (17.47%) Web Services
13 129 (17.20%) JavaScript
14 126 (16.80%) Test Automation
15 118 (15.73%) WebDriver
16 117 (15.60%) Cucumber
17 114 (15.20%) Microsoft
18 110 (14.67%) Scrum
19 102 (13.60%) CSS
20 100 (13.33%) SQL Server
21 93 (12.40%) User Acceptance Testing
22 89 (11.87%) XML
23 88 (11.73%) Law
24 85 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
25 82 (10.93%) MVC
26 81 (10.80%) JIRA
26 81 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
27 78 (10.40%) User Experience
28 76 (10.13%) Unix
29 75 (10.00%) Linux

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 47 (6.27%) CMS
2 23 (3.07%) Confluence
3 16 (2.13%) IIS
4 12 (1.60%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.20%) Apache
5 9 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.67%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.53%) Drupal
7 4 (0.53%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.40%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.40%) SAS
9 2 (0.27%) Jetty
9 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.13%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.13%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.13%) JBoss
10 1 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 58 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.67%) MS Office
3 17 (2.27%) MS Project
4 8 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.67%) 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 13 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.47%) Siebel Analytics
3 4 (0.53%) Magento
4 3 (0.40%) LatentZero
4 3 (0.40%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle AML
4 3 (0.40%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.13%) FastStats
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.13%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 44 (5.87%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.67%) SaaS
4 11 (1.47%) PaaS
5 5 (0.67%) GitHub
6 3 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.87%) Internet
2 40 (5.33%) Intranet
3 31 (4.13%) HTTP
4 18 (2.40%) HTTPS
5 11 (1.47%) Firewall
6 10 (1.33%) SMTP
7 9 (1.20%) Network Security
8 6 (0.80%) LDAP
8 6 (0.80%) SSL
8 6 (0.80%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.40%) SSH
9 3 (0.40%) SWIFTNet
10 2 (0.27%) DNS
10 2 (0.27%) IPv4
10 2 (0.27%) IPv6
10 2 (0.27%) LAN
10 2 (0.27%) Multicast
10 2 (0.27%) PuTTY
10 2 (0.27%) Skype
10 2 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (5.07%) SQL Server 2014
4 37 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (3.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 20 (2.67%) Oracle BI EE
9 14 (1.87%) Relational Database
10 13 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (1.60%) Big Data
12 10 (1.33%) Data Mining
12 10 (1.33%) MySQL
13 9 (1.20%) Siebel EIM
14 6 (0.80%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.53%) NoSQL
15 4 (0.53%) OLAP
15 4 (0.53%) Oracle Database
16 3 (0.40%) MS Access
16 3 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 216 (28.80%) Selenium
2 118 (15.73%) WebDriver
3 117 (15.60%) Cucumber
4 81 (10.80%) JIRA
5 67 (8.93%) SpecFlow
6 59 (7.87%) Jenkins
7 53 (7.07%) Visual Studio
8 50 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 43 (5.73%) SoapUI
10 33 (4.40%) Git (software)
11 29 (3.87%) JMeter
11 29 (3.87%) NUnit
12 26 (3.47%) TeamCity
13 25 (3.33%) Jasmine
14 17 (2.27%) Appium
15 16 (2.13%) JUnit
15 16 (2.13%) LoadRunner
16 15 (2.00%) FitNesse
16 15 (2.00%) WATIR
17 13 (1.73%) Fiddler
General
1 292 (38.93%) Finance
2 88 (11.73%) Law
3 57 (7.60%) Banking
4 28 (3.73%) Legal
5 27 (3.60%) Retail
6 25 (3.33%) Advertising
7 20 (2.67%) Marketing
8 19 (2.53%) Games
8 19 (2.53%) Telecoms
9 17 (2.27%) Back Office
10 14 (1.87%) Front Office
11 11 (1.47%) Automotive
11 11 (1.47%) Publishing
12 10 (1.33%) Investment Banking
13 9 (1.20%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.27%) Billing
14 2 (0.27%) Electronics
14 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 187 (24.93%) Developer
2 140 (18.67%) Analyst
3 80 (10.67%) QA Engineer
4 62 (8.27%) QA Analyst
5 55 (7.33%) Developer in Test
6 50 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 46 (6.13%) .NET Developer
8 45 (6.00%) C# Developer
9 44 (5.87%) Test Analyst
10 37 (4.93%) QA Leader
11 34 (4.53%) Business Analyst
11 34 (4.53%) C# .NET Developer
11 34 (4.53%) Tester
12 31 (4.13%) QA Test Engineer
13 29 (3.87%) Test Leader
14 28 (3.73%) Java Engineer
14 28 (3.73%) QA Test Analyst
14 28 (3.73%) Test Manager
15 26 (3.47%) Java Developer
16 25 (3.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (22.00%) .NET
2 135 (18.00%) HTML
3 131 (17.47%) Web Services
4 102 (13.60%) CSS
5 89 (11.87%) XML
6 67 (8.93%) ASP.NET
7 54 (7.20%) HTML5
8 47 (6.27%) SOAP
9 44 (5.87%) CSS3
10 43 (5.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 39 (5.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 38 (5.07%) Gherkin
13 37 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 36 (4.80%) XSLT
15 35 (4.67%) .NET Framework
15 35 (4.67%) Ajax
16 32 (4.27%) AngularJS
16 32 (4.27%) jQuery
17 31 (4.13%) RESTful
18 30 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 85 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (10.40%) User Experience
3 61 (8.13%) Mobile App
4 45 (6.00%) Computer Science
5 35 (4.67%) Client/Server
6 27 (3.60%) Fintech
7 17 (2.27%) Mathematics
8 16 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (2.00%) Blog
10 14 (1.87%) Hedge funds
11 13 (1.73%) Derivative
12 12 (1.60%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.60%) iPad
12 12 (1.60%) Mainframe
12 12 (1.60%) Video on Demand
13 11 (1.47%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.47%) Equities
13 11 (1.47%) Fixed Income
13 11 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
14 10 (1.33%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 76 (10.13%) Unix
2 75 (10.00%) Linux
3 69 (9.20%) Windows
4 46 (6.13%) Android
5 26 (3.47%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.80%) 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
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (61.47%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (23.60%) TDD
3 161 (21.47%) BDD
4 156 (20.80%) SDLC
5 126 (16.80%) Test Automation
6 110 (14.67%) Scrum
7 93 (12.40%) User Acceptance Testing
8 82 (10.93%) MVC
9 81 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
10 72 (9.60%) DevOps
11 71 (9.47%) OO
12 70 (9.33%) Automated Testing
13 69 (9.20%) Automation Testing
13 69 (9.20%) ITIL
14 65 (8.67%) Test Scripting
15 61 (8.13%) Manual Testing
15 61 (8.13%) QA Automation
16 60 (8.00%) Web Development
17 59 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
18 58 (7.73%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 208 (27.73%) Java
2 174 (23.20%) SQL
3 167 (22.27%) C#
4 129 (17.20%) JavaScript
5 72 (9.60%) Python
6 63 (8.40%) Ruby
7 36 (4.80%) XPath
8 29 (3.87%) VB
9 28 (3.73%) Bash Shell
9 28 (3.73%) Scala
10 25 (3.33%) Clojure
11 24 (3.20%) T-SQL
12 23 (3.07%) PHP
13 22 (2.93%) VBScript
14 20 (2.67%) C++
14 20 (2.67%) Perl
15 18 (2.40%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.73%) PowerShell
17 10 (1.33%) F#
17 10 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (8.93%) Degree
2 37 (4.93%) ISTQB
3 31 (4.13%) ISEB
4 13 (1.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (1.20%) PMP
6 8 (1.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 8 (1.07%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.67%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.67%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.53%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.40%) CISSP
9 3 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.27%) CISA
10 2 (0.27%) CISM
11 1 (0.13%) CCNP
11 1 (0.13%) CCSP
11 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.80%) SDET
2 16 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 15 (2.00%) SLA
4 12 (1.60%) GCP
5 6 (0.80%) MiFID
6 4 (0.53%) EMIR
6 4 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.27%) WCAG
8 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (2.80%) Docker
2 13 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.20%) KVM
4 5 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.40%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.40%) Squid
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 24 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (3.07%) Puppet
3 18 (2.40%) Ansible
4 14 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (1.07%) Nagios
6 5 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.27%) Consul
7 2 (0.27%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.27%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.13%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (0.13%) Grafana
8 1 (0.13%) Graphite
8 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.13%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.13%) Salt
8 1 (0.13%) SCCM
8 1 (0.13%) TrustSec
8 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 114 (15.20%) Microsoft
2 51 (6.80%) Oracle
3 26 (3.47%) EPiServer
4 21 (2.80%) Siebel
5 19 (2.53%) HP
6 13 (1.73%) Tableau
6 13 (1.73%) VMware
7 12 (1.60%) Redback
8 11 (1.47%) SAP
9 9 (1.20%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.20%) Informatica
10 8 (1.07%) IBM
11 6 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.67%) Opsware
12 5 (0.67%) ServiceNow
13 4 (0.53%) Apple
13 4 (0.53%) Fidessa
13 4 (0.53%) Rally
14 3 (0.40%) Hitachi
14 3 (0.40%) Sun
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £53727.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £53727.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Send
Salary: From £65,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £18k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum Salary will be given based on experi
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £47,000 - £60,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000 - £60,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of Westminster
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + Gain performance testing
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago