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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 46 39 54
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs citing QA 480 607 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.68% 5.77% 4.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.02% 52.97% 46.17%
Number of salaries quoted 424 537 439
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,300 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,850 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1043 1146 1057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.18% 10.90% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 905 1011 901
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 January 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 January 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.

1 457 (46.16%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (32.42%) Finance
3 280 (28.28%) Java
4 260 (26.26%) Selenium
5 252 (25.45%) SQL
6 176 (17.78%) Degree
7 168 (16.97%) Test Automation
8 151 (15.25%) WebDriver
9 148 (14.95%) C#
10 136 (13.74%) SQL Server
11 133 (13.43%) JavaScript
12 131 (13.23%) Scrum
13 128 (12.93%) BDD
14 127 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
15 126 (12.73%) TDD
16 122 (12.32%) Banking
16 122 (12.32%) HTML
17 109 (11.01%) Cucumber
18 106 (10.71%) Microsoft
19 105 (10.61%) Linux
20 103 (10.40%) Automation Testing
21 102 (10.30%) JIRA
21 102 (10.30%) Project Management
22 101 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
23 100 (10.10%) UNIX
24 98 (9.90%) Computer Science
25 97 (9.80%) .NET
26 92 (9.29%) Continuous Improvement
27 91 (9.19%) Automated Testing
28 85 (8.59%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 20 (2.02%) Tomcat
1 20 (2.02%) CMS
2 17 (1.72%) Apache
3 14 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (1.11%) WebSphere
4 11 (1.11%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.01%) GlassFish
6 9 (0.91%) IIS
7 8 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (0.81%) Confluence
8 6 (0.61%) Node.js
8 6 (0.61%) SAS
9 4 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (0.40%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.40%) Drupal
9 4 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.30%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 3 (0.30%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.30%) CICS
Applications
1 57 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 46 (4.65%) MS Office
3 18 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.21%) MS Project
5 9 (0.91%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.40%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.20%) SPSS
8 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.10%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.51%) Endur
2 5 (0.51%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.40%) SAP Business One
3 4 (0.40%) Sage 1000
4 3 (0.30%) Findur
4 3 (0.30%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.30%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.20%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.20%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.20%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.10%) Magento
6 1 (0.10%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.10%) 3000 Xtra
6 1 (0.10%) RMDS
6 1 (0.10%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.92%) SaaS
2 7 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.30%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.20%) LucidChart
5 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.20%) GitHub
6 1 (0.10%) Force.com
6 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.85%) Internet
2 28 (2.83%) HTTP
3 16 (1.62%) Intranet
4 13 (1.31%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.01%) Firewall
6 8 (0.81%) SAN
7 7 (0.71%) VPN
7 7 (0.71%) LAN
8 6 (0.61%) Network Security
9 5 (0.51%) OSPF
9 5 (0.51%) BGP
9 5 (0.51%) EIGRP
9 5 (0.51%) LDAP
9 5 (0.51%) Extranet
10 4 (0.40%) MPLS
10 4 (0.40%) IPv4
10 4 (0.40%) ATM
10 4 (0.40%) WLAN
10 4 (0.40%) Wireless
10 4 (0.40%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (13.74%) SQL Server
2 47 (4.75%) MySQL
3 46 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (2.53%) Big Data
8 23 (2.32%) Relational Database
9 21 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (1.62%) Oracle Database
12 15 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (1.41%) MS Access
13 14 (1.41%) MongoDB
14 10 (1.01%) QlikView
15 9 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (0.91%) DB2
15 9 (0.91%) Hadoop
16 8 (0.81%) NoSQL
16 8 (0.81%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 260 (26.26%) Selenium
2 151 (15.25%) WebDriver
3 109 (11.01%) Cucumber
4 102 (10.30%) JIRA
5 70 (7.07%) Jenkins
6 63 (6.36%) TeamCity
7 52 (5.25%) Git (software)
8 48 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 37 (3.74%) JUnit
10 34 (3.43%) Subversion
10 34 (3.43%) SpecFlow
11 33 (3.33%) JMeter
12 26 (2.63%) Visual Studio
12 26 (2.63%) Calabash
13 24 (2.42%) Hudson
14 21 (2.12%) QuickTest Pro
15 20 (2.02%) Appium
16 18 (1.82%) eggPlant
16 18 (1.82%) RSpec
17 15 (1.52%) Jasmine
General
1 321 (32.42%) Finance
2 122 (12.32%) Banking
3 63 (6.36%) Retail
4 59 (5.96%) Marketing
5 36 (3.64%) Games
6 35 (3.54%) Investment Banking
7 33 (3.33%) Telecoms
8 25 (2.53%) Law
9 23 (2.32%) Advertising
10 22 (2.22%) Legal
11 21 (2.12%) Publishing
12 19 (1.92%) Back Office
13 18 (1.82%) Front Office
14 13 (1.31%) Financial Institution
15 10 (1.01%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.51%) Billing
17 3 (0.30%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.30%) Multimedia
18 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
18 2 (0.20%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 236 (23.84%) Analyst
2 195 (19.70%) Developer
3 90 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 79 (7.98%) Architect
5 76 (7.68%) Tester
6 75 (7.58%) QA Analyst
7 61 (6.16%) QA Engineer
8 48 (4.85%) Test Engineer
9 41 (4.14%) Senior Developer
10 40 (4.04%) Business Analyst
11 38 (3.84%) Project Manager
11 38 (3.84%) Consultant
12 34 (3.43%) Senior Analyst
13 33 (3.33%) QA Tester
14 32 (3.23%) Test Manager
15 31 (3.13%) QA Leader
16 28 (2.83%) QA Test Analyst
17 25 (2.53%) Java Developer
17 25 (2.53%) Automation Tester
17 25 (2.53%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (12.32%) HTML
2 97 (9.80%) .NET
3 85 (8.59%) CSS
4 72 (7.27%) Web Services
5 64 (6.46%) XML
6 54 (5.45%) ASP.NET
7 42 (4.24%) jQuery
8 39 (3.94%) WCF
9 37 (3.74%) J2EE
10 32 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (3.23%) HTML5
11 31 (3.13%) RESTful
12 28 (2.83%) .NET Framework
13 24 (2.42%) REST
14 23 (2.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 21 (2.12%) JSON
15 21 (2.12%) Ajax
16 16 (1.62%) Middleware
16 16 (1.62%) AngularJS
17 14 (1.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 127 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (9.90%) Computer Science
3 67 (6.77%) User Experience
4 57 (5.76%) Open Source
5 50 (5.05%) Mobile App
6 30 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 26 (2.63%) Social Media
8 25 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (2.02%) Mathematics
10 18 (1.82%) iPhone
10 18 (1.82%) iPad
10 18 (1.82%) Blackberry
11 16 (1.62%) Digital Media
12 14 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.41%) Statistics
13 13 (1.31%) Client/Server
13 13 (1.31%) Hedge funds
13 13 (1.31%) Algorithms
14 12 (1.21%) Derivative
15 11 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 105 (10.61%) Linux
2 100 (10.10%) UNIX
3 79 (7.98%) Windows
4 55 (5.56%) Android
5 44 (4.44%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (1.82%) Solaris
7 10 (1.01%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.40%) AIX
9 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.20%) CentOS
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.10%) OS/400
11 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.10%) zOS
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.10%) Fedora
11 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (46.16%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (16.97%) Test Automation
3 131 (13.23%) Scrum
4 128 (12.93%) BDD
5 126 (12.73%) TDD
6 103 (10.40%) Automation Testing
7 102 (10.30%) Project Management
8 101 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
9 92 (9.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 91 (9.19%) Automated Testing
11 77 (7.78%) E-Commerce
12 73 (7.37%) OO
13 72 (7.27%) Test Scripting
14 69 (6.97%) Manual Testing
15 66 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
16 60 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
17 58 (5.86%) Mentoring
18 57 (5.76%) Regression Testing
19 55 (5.56%) Test Strategy
20 54 (5.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 280 (28.28%) Java
2 252 (25.45%) SQL
3 148 (14.95%) C#
4 133 (13.43%) JavaScript
5 58 (5.86%) Ruby
6 54 (5.45%) Python
7 46 (4.65%) C++
8 42 (4.24%) Perl
9 31 (3.13%) PHP
10 27 (2.73%) C
11 24 (2.42%) Shell Script
12 22 (2.22%) T-SQL
13 20 (2.02%) Bash Shell
14 16 (1.62%) VB
14 16 (1.62%) PL/SQL
15 13 (1.31%) Objective-C
16 11 (1.11%) PHP5
17 10 (1.01%) VBA
18 6 (0.61%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 176 (17.78%) Degree
2 49 (4.95%) ISEB
3 27 (2.73%) ISTQB
4 13 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (1.31%) PMI Certification
5 11 (1.11%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (1.01%) MCSE
7 9 (0.91%) CRISC
8 8 (0.81%) ISACA
9 6 (0.61%) PMP
10 5 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.51%) MCP
10 5 (0.51%) CCIE
10 5 (0.51%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.51%) MCITP
11 4 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.40%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.40%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 13 (1.31%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.01%) SLA
3 10 (1.01%) COBIT
4 3 (0.30%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.20%) WAI
5 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.10%) FATCA
6 1 (0.10%) EMIR
6 1 (0.10%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (1.01%) Active Directory
1 10 (1.01%) Squid
2 6 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.20%) vCloud
5 1 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.10%) KVM
5 1 (0.10%) NFS
5 1 (0.10%) vSphere
5 1 (0.10%) Varnish
5 1 (0.10%) Samba
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 29 (2.93%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.01%) Puppet
2 10 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.51%) Nagios
4 4 (0.40%) Opsview
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.30%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.30%) AppDNA
5 3 (0.30%) SCOM
6 1 (0.10%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.10%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.10%) Ansible
6 1 (0.10%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.10%) OpenView
6 1 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.10%) OVSD
6 1 (0.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 106 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 85 (8.59%) Oracle
3 39 (3.94%) HP
4 38 (3.84%) SAP
5 36 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (2.12%) IBM
7 19 (1.92%) Green Hat
8 17 (1.72%) TIBCO
9 15 (1.52%) Cerillion
10 14 (1.41%) VMware
10 14 (1.41%) Sun
11 13 (1.31%) Cognos
12 12 (1.21%) Adobe
13 10 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
13 10 (1.01%) Google
14 9 (0.91%) Business Objects
14 9 (0.91%) Calypso
14 9 (0.91%) Citrix
15 8 (0.81%) Zend
16 7 (0.71%) Informatica
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 25 days hols, pension and more
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £35944 - £50744 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 -50000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pesaro
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago