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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 36 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 322 290 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.05% 4.27% 4.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 47.85% 38.41% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 286 245 444
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £78,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
673 755 1238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.66% 11.12% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 600 644 1097
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +6.02%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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.

1 403 (59.88%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (44.87%) Finance
3 185 (27.49%) HTML
4 176 (26.15%) SQL
5 173 (25.71%) SDLC
6 167 (24.81%) JavaScript
7 164 (24.37%) Selenium
8 156 (23.18%) C#
9 148 (21.99%) CSS
10 143 (21.25%) Java
10 143 (21.25%) .NET
11 136 (20.21%) Web Services
12 135 (20.06%) XML
13 133 (19.76%) SQL Server
13 133 (19.76%) Microsoft
14 120 (17.83%) ITIL
15 110 (16.34%) Analytical Skills
16 107 (15.90%) HTML5
16 107 (15.90%) TDD
17 106 (15.75%) User Acceptance Testing
18 105 (15.60%) MVC
18 105 (15.60%) BDD
19 103 (15.30%) OO
20 101 (15.01%) Test Scripting
21 97 (14.41%) ASP.NET
22 96 (14.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 95 (14.12%) User Experience
24 92 (13.67%) Web Development
25 89 (13.22%) CSS3
25 89 (13.22%) Test Automation

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 88 (13.08%) CMS
2 46 (6.84%) Confluence
3 14 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.93%) Umbraco
5 7 (1.04%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.89%) IIS
6 6 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.59%) JBoss
8 4 (0.59%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.45%) Apache
9 3 (0.45%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.45%) SAS
10 2 (0.30%) Documentum
10 2 (0.30%) Drupal
11 1 (0.15%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.15%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.15%) SAP EP
Applications
1 56 (8.32%) MS Excel
2 42 (6.24%) MS Office
3 39 (5.79%) MS Project
4 26 (3.86%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.45%) LatentZero
2 3 (0.45%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.45%) Oracle AML
2 3 (0.45%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle TCA
3 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.30%) Siebel Analytics
4 1 (0.15%) HFM
4 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.57%) SaaS
2 22 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.04%) GitHub
5 5 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.74%) Google Play
6 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.30%) Office 365
6 2 (0.30%) Silverpop
6 2 (0.30%) Slack
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.15%) Force.com
7 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (12.78%) Internet
2 78 (11.59%) Intranet
3 52 (7.73%) HTTP
4 36 (5.35%) HTTPS
5 11 (1.63%) SSL
6 6 (0.89%) Firewall
6 6 (0.89%) LDAP
7 5 (0.74%) Network Security
8 3 (0.45%) DMZ
8 3 (0.45%) SWIFTNet
8 3 (0.45%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.30%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.30%) FTP
9 2 (0.30%) Multicast
9 2 (0.30%) SMTP
9 2 (0.30%) SSH
9 2 (0.30%) Unicast
9 2 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.15%) LAN
10 1 (0.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (19.76%) SQL Server
2 96 (14.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 79 (11.74%) SQL Server 2014
4 42 (6.24%) Oracle BI EE
5 38 (5.65%) Relational Database
6 33 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (3.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (2.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 13 (1.93%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.04%) Big Data
11 7 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.89%) MySQL
13 5 (0.74%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.74%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.74%) QlikView
14 4 (0.59%) Couchbase
14 4 (0.59%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 164 (24.37%) Selenium
2 88 (13.08%) Cucumber
3 85 (12.63%) JIRA
4 79 (11.74%) Visual Studio
5 73 (10.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 66 (9.81%) WebDriver
7 52 (7.73%) Git (software)
8 48 (7.13%) Jenkins
9 38 (5.65%) SpecFlow
10 33 (4.90%) SoapUI
11 24 (3.57%) Redmine
12 22 (3.27%) TeamCity
13 19 (2.82%) Maven
14 17 (2.53%) WATIR
15 16 (2.38%) JMeter
16 14 (2.08%) Capybara
16 14 (2.08%) Gradle
16 14 (2.08%) JUnit
17 13 (1.93%) LoadRunner
18 12 (1.78%) Jasmine
General
1 302 (44.87%) Finance
2 49 (7.28%) Law
3 45 (6.69%) Banking
4 29 (4.31%) Front Office
5 25 (3.71%) Back Office
5 25 (3.71%) Legal
6 23 (3.42%) Marketing
7 21 (3.12%) Retail
8 16 (2.38%) Games
9 12 (1.78%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.49%) Publishing
11 9 (1.34%) Investment Banking
12 8 (1.19%) Advertising
13 6 (0.89%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.45%) Automotive
14 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.30%) Electronics
15 2 (0.30%) French Language
15 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 185 (27.49%) Developer
2 126 (18.72%) Analyst
3 99 (14.71%) .NET Developer
4 74 (11.00%) C# Developer
5 70 (10.40%) C# .NET Developer
6 53 (7.88%) QA Analyst
7 49 (7.28%) QA Engineer
8 47 (6.98%) Lead Developer
9 45 (6.69%) Tester
10 43 (6.39%) ASP.NET Developer
10 43 (6.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 40 (5.94%) Test Analyst
12 39 (5.79%) Senior Developer
13 37 (5.50%) Business Analyst
13 37 (5.50%) Test Leader
14 35 (5.20%) QA Leader
15 33 (4.90%) Lead .NET Developer
16 32 (4.75%) Java Developer
17 28 (4.16%) Senior .NET Developer
18 27 (4.01%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (27.49%) HTML
2 148 (21.99%) CSS
3 143 (21.25%) .NET
4 136 (20.21%) Web Services
5 135 (20.06%) XML
6 107 (15.90%) HTML5
7 97 (14.41%) ASP.NET
8 89 (13.22%) CSS3
9 87 (12.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 80 (11.89%) .NET Framework
11 78 (11.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 78 (11.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 77 (11.44%) Entity Framework
13 72 (10.70%) XSLT
14 41 (6.09%) SOAP
15 27 (4.01%) AngularJS
16 26 (3.86%) Gherkin
17 22 (3.27%) FIX Protocol
18 21 (3.12%) Ajax
19 20 (2.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 110 (16.34%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (14.12%) User Experience
3 28 (4.16%) Mobile App
4 27 (4.01%) Fintech
5 26 (3.86%) iPad
5 26 (3.86%) iPhone
6 25 (3.71%) Management Information System
7 24 (3.57%) Computer Science
7 24 (3.57%) Fixed Income
8 19 (2.82%) Client/Server
8 19 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (2.67%) Mathematics
10 16 (2.38%) Contract for Difference
11 15 (2.23%) Derivative
12 12 (1.78%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.78%) Equities
13 10 (1.49%) Clustering
14 9 (1.34%) Blackberry
14 9 (1.34%) Data Structures
15 8 (1.19%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 59 (8.77%) Linux
2 55 (8.17%) Android
3 46 (6.84%) Unix
4 35 (5.20%) Windows
5 25 (3.71%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.45%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.30%) Solaris
9 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (59.88%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (25.71%) SDLC
3 120 (17.83%) ITIL
4 107 (15.90%) TDD
5 106 (15.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 105 (15.60%) BDD
6 105 (15.60%) MVC
7 103 (15.30%) OO
8 101 (15.01%) Test Scripting
9 92 (13.67%) Web Development
10 89 (13.22%) Test Automation
11 87 (12.93%) OOD
12 86 (12.78%) UML
13 85 (12.63%) Content Management
14 81 (12.04%) Release Management
15 80 (11.89%) Configuration Management
15 80 (11.89%) Defect Management
16 77 (11.44%) Change Management
17 71 (10.55%) Web Accessibility
18 69 (10.25%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 176 (26.15%) SQL
2 167 (24.81%) JavaScript
3 156 (23.18%) C#
4 143 (21.25%) Java
5 72 (10.70%) XPath
6 41 (6.09%) Python
7 34 (5.05%) VBScript
8 31 (4.61%) Ruby
9 21 (3.12%) C++
10 20 (2.97%) PL/SQL
11 19 (2.82%) T-SQL
12 17 (2.53%) Scala
13 16 (2.38%) Bash Shell
14 14 (2.08%) VBA
15 13 (1.93%) Perl
15 13 (1.93%) Shell Script
16 10 (1.49%) C
16 10 (1.49%) Go
17 8 (1.19%) VB
18 7 (1.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 56 (8.32%) Degree
2 40 (5.94%) ISEB
2 40 (5.94%) ISTQB
3 14 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (1.34%) PMP
5 8 (1.19%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.74%) DBS Check
6 5 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (0.59%) CISSP
8 3 (0.45%) CISM
9 2 (0.30%) GIAC
9 2 (0.30%) ISSAP
9 2 (0.30%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.30%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) ACCA
10 1 (0.15%) CISA
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.12%) SDET
2 10 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.34%) SLA
4 8 (1.19%) MiFID
5 4 (0.59%) GCP
6 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.30%) EMIR
8 1 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (3.12%) Docker
2 4 (0.59%) etcd
2 4 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.30%) HDFS
4 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (3.86%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (2.23%) Puppet
3 14 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.49%) Kubernetes
5 8 (1.19%) Ansible
6 6 (0.89%) Consul
7 5 (0.74%) Nagios
8 3 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.30%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.30%) Oozie
10 1 (0.15%) Dollar Universe
10 1 (0.15%) Grafana
10 1 (0.15%) Graphite
10 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 133 (19.76%) Microsoft
2 80 (11.89%) EPiServer
3 69 (10.25%) Oracle
4 46 (6.84%) Siebel
5 35 (5.20%) HP
6 20 (2.97%) Sun
7 19 (2.82%) IBM
8 14 (2.08%) Atlassian
9 13 (1.93%) BISAM
9 13 (1.93%) StatPro
10 11 (1.63%) SAP
10 11 (1.63%) Sitecore
11 10 (1.49%) Informatica
12 7 (1.04%) Google
13 5 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.59%) Fidessa
14 4 (0.59%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.59%) VMware
15 3 (0.45%) Adobe
15 3 (0.45%) Sybase
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £49,000- £62,000 + Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £56,300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
GTA
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 and insanely generous package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £42,570 to £51,296 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £42,570 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £51,296
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Modis International
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £55260 - £64469 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Encore
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago