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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 41 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 326 463 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.49% 5.29% 5.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 47.94% 43.80% 46.84%
Number of salaries quoted 286 372 481
Median salary £55,000 £56,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
680 1057 1266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.45% 12.08% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 603 866 1042
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 £33,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £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 25 September 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 25 September 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.

1 463 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (40.87%) Finance
3 204 (27.79%) Selenium
4 191 (26.02%) Java
5 173 (23.57%) SQL
6 170 (23.16%) TDD
7 165 (22.48%) HTML
7 165 (22.48%) C#
8 164 (22.34%) .NET
9 157 (21.39%) SDLC
10 149 (20.30%) BDD
11 139 (18.94%) JavaScript
12 131 (17.85%) CSS
12 131 (17.85%) Web Services
13 120 (16.35%) Microsoft
14 112 (15.26%) Test Automation
15 110 (14.99%) SQL Server
16 109 (14.85%) Cucumber
17 105 (14.31%) WebDriver
18 103 (14.03%) Scrum
19 99 (13.49%) User Acceptance Testing
20 94 (12.81%) XML
21 93 (12.67%) JIRA
22 89 (12.13%) MVC
23 88 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
24 87 (11.85%) User Experience
25 82 (11.17%) ITIL
26 81 (11.04%) OO
27 77 (10.49%) Law
28 73 (9.95%) ASP.NET

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 56 (7.63%) CMS
2 43 (5.86%) Confluence
3 12 (1.63%) IIS
3 12 (1.63%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.09%) Apache
4 8 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.68%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.54%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.41%) Drupal
7 3 (0.41%) JBoss
7 3 (0.41%) SAS
8 2 (0.27%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.14%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.14%) Documentum
9 1 (0.14%) Jetty
9 1 (0.14%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 63 (8.58%) MS Excel
2 38 (5.18%) MS Office
3 23 (3.13%) MS Project
4 8 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) InDesign
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.36%) Siebel Analytics
2 9 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.41%) LatentZero
3 3 (0.41%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.41%) Oracle AML
3 3 (0.41%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.27%) Magento
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (2.59%) SaaS
3 9 (1.23%) PaaS
4 6 (0.82%) GitHub
5 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.14%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 52 (7.08%) Internet
2 50 (6.81%) Intranet
3 49 (6.68%) HTTP
4 36 (4.90%) HTTPS
5 9 (1.23%) Firewall
6 8 (1.09%) Network Security
7 7 (0.95%) SMTP
7 7 (0.95%) SSL
8 6 (0.82%) LDAP
9 5 (0.68%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.41%) Multicast
10 3 (0.41%) SSH
10 3 (0.41%) SWIFTNet
11 2 (0.27%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.27%) IPv4
11 2 (0.27%) LAN
11 2 (0.27%) PuTTY
11 2 (0.27%) Skype
11 2 (0.27%) Unicast
11 2 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (14.99%) SQL Server
2 62 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (6.68%) SQL Server 2014
4 41 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (4.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 31 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (3.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 23 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
8 14 (1.91%) Relational Database
9 12 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (1.50%) Big Data
10 11 (1.50%) MySQL
11 8 (1.09%) Siebel EIM
12 7 (0.95%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.82%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.68%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.54%) NoSQL
15 4 (0.54%) OLAP
16 3 (0.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 204 (27.79%) Selenium
2 109 (14.85%) Cucumber
3 105 (14.31%) WebDriver
4 93 (12.67%) JIRA
5 63 (8.58%) SpecFlow
6 60 (8.17%) Visual Studio
7 57 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 53 (7.22%) Jenkins
9 40 (5.45%) Git (software)
10 36 (4.90%) SoapUI
11 26 (3.54%) Jasmine
12 25 (3.41%) NUnit
13 24 (3.27%) TeamCity
14 23 (3.13%) Redmine
15 21 (2.86%) JMeter
16 16 (2.18%) JUnit
17 15 (2.04%) LoadRunner
18 14 (1.91%) WATIR
19 13 (1.77%) HP UFT
19 13 (1.77%) Maven
General
1 300 (40.87%) Finance
2 77 (10.49%) Law
3 52 (7.08%) Banking
4 28 (3.81%) Legal
5 25 (3.41%) Retail
6 23 (3.13%) Back Office
7 20 (2.72%) Games
8 17 (2.32%) Marketing
8 17 (2.32%) Telecoms
9 16 (2.18%) Advertising
10 13 (1.77%) Front Office
11 10 (1.36%) Financial Institution
12 9 (1.23%) Investment Banking
13 8 (1.09%) Publishing
14 6 (0.82%) Automotive
15 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.27%) Billing
15 2 (0.27%) Electronics
15 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 194 (26.43%) Developer
2 140 (19.07%) Analyst
3 74 (10.08%) QA Engineer
4 60 (8.17%) .NET Developer
4 60 (8.17%) QA Analyst
5 52 (7.08%) C# Developer
6 51 (6.95%) Test Analyst
7 49 (6.68%) Developer in Test
8 47 (6.40%) Test Engineer
9 41 (5.59%) C# .NET Developer
10 39 (5.31%) Tester
11 37 (5.04%) QA Leader
12 32 (4.36%) Business Analyst
12 32 (4.36%) QA Test Analyst
13 29 (3.95%) Senior Developer
14 26 (3.54%) Java Developer
14 26 (3.54%) QA Test Engineer
14 26 (3.54%) Web Developer
15 25 (3.41%) Lead Developer
15 25 (3.41%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (22.48%) HTML
2 164 (22.34%) .NET
3 131 (17.85%) CSS
3 131 (17.85%) Web Services
4 94 (12.81%) XML
5 73 (9.95%) ASP.NET
6 70 (9.54%) HTML5
7 56 (7.63%) CSS3
8 54 (7.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 50 (6.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 48 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 45 (6.13%) XSLT
12 42 (5.72%) .NET Framework
12 42 (5.72%) SOAP
13 34 (4.63%) Entity Framework
14 33 (4.50%) Ajax
15 32 (4.36%) AngularJS
16 30 (4.09%) jQuery
17 29 (3.95%) Gherkin
18 26 (3.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 88 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (11.85%) User Experience
3 54 (7.36%) Mobile App
4 39 (5.31%) Computer Science
5 34 (4.63%) Client/Server
6 24 (3.27%) iPad
7 23 (3.13%) iPhone
8 21 (2.86%) Fintech
9 16 (2.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 15 (2.04%) Blog
11 14 (1.91%) Contract for Difference
12 13 (1.77%) Algorithms
12 13 (1.77%) Data Structures
12 13 (1.77%) Mathematics
13 12 (1.63%) Derivative
13 12 (1.63%) Video on Demand
14 11 (1.50%) Hedge funds
14 11 (1.50%) Visualisation
15 10 (1.36%) Equities
15 10 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 66 (8.99%) Linux
2 65 (8.86%) Unix
3 63 (8.58%) Windows
4 59 (8.04%) Android
5 23 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.82%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.54%) Solaris
8 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.14%) CentOS
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (23.16%) TDD
3 157 (21.39%) SDLC
4 149 (20.30%) BDD
5 112 (15.26%) Test Automation
6 103 (14.03%) Scrum
7 99 (13.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 89 (12.13%) MVC
9 82 (11.17%) ITIL
10 81 (11.04%) OO
11 73 (9.95%) Manual Testing
12 70 (9.54%) Regression Testing
13 67 (9.13%) Automation Testing
14 66 (8.99%) Web Development
15 65 (8.86%) Automated Testing
15 65 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
16 64 (8.72%) DevOps
17 62 (8.45%) Defect Management
18 61 (8.31%) OOD
19 60 (8.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 191 (26.02%) Java
2 173 (23.57%) SQL
3 165 (22.48%) C#
4 139 (18.94%) JavaScript
5 59 (8.04%) Python
6 53 (7.22%) Ruby
7 45 (6.13%) XPath
8 24 (3.27%) VB
8 24 (3.27%) VBScript
9 23 (3.13%) Clojure
9 23 (3.13%) Scala
10 22 (3.00%) Bash Shell
11 21 (2.86%) C++
11 21 (2.86%) T-SQL
12 19 (2.59%) Perl
12 19 (2.59%) PL/SQL
13 18 (2.45%) PHP
14 12 (1.63%) VBA
15 11 (1.50%) F#
15 11 (1.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (8.31%) Degree
2 35 (4.77%) ISTQB
3 25 (3.41%) ISEB
4 14 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (1.09%) PMP
6 7 (0.95%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (0.68%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.68%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.68%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.41%) CISSP
10 2 (0.27%) CISA
10 2 (0.27%) CISM
10 2 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.14%) CCNP
11 1 (0.14%) CCSP
11 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.50%) SDET
2 15 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.63%) GCP
4 9 (1.23%) SLA
5 4 (0.54%) MiFID
5 4 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.41%) EMIR
7 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.27%) WCAG
8 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (2.32%) Docker
2 8 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.54%) KVM
3 4 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.41%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.27%) Squid
6 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.14%) Snort
6 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (2.72%) Puppet
2 19 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.91%) Ansible
4 13 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (1.09%) Nagios
6 5 (0.68%) 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 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.14%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (0.14%) Grafana
8 1 (0.14%) Graphite
8 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.14%) SCCM
8 1 (0.14%) TrustSec
8 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 120 (16.35%) Microsoft
2 51 (6.95%) Oracle
3 37 (5.04%) EPiServer
4 23 (3.13%) Siebel
5 19 (2.59%) HP
6 13 (1.77%) Tableau
7 11 (1.50%) Atlassian
8 10 (1.36%) IBM
8 10 (1.36%) Informatica
9 8 (1.09%) BISAM
9 8 (1.09%) Redback
9 8 (1.09%) SAP
9 8 (1.09%) StatPro
9 8 (1.09%) VMware
10 5 (0.68%) Opsware
10 5 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.68%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.54%) Fidessa
11 4 (0.54%) Sun
12 3 (0.41%) Hitachi
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