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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 34 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 408 542 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.49% 5.25% 5.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 55.66% 43.89% 46.95%
Number of salaries quoted 377 463 672
Median salary £57,500 £51,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.65% -1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
733 1235 1642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.66% 11.95% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 677 1051 1395
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £79,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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.

1 450 (58.90%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (37.83%) Finance
3 243 (31.81%) Java
4 212 (27.75%) Selenium
5 183 (23.95%) BDD
6 175 (22.91%) SQL
7 172 (22.51%) TDD
8 150 (19.63%) .NET
9 147 (19.24%) C#
10 139 (18.19%) Test Automation
11 133 (17.41%) Scrum
12 126 (16.49%) WebDriver
13 121 (15.84%) Cucumber
13 121 (15.84%) SDLC
14 114 (14.92%) Web Services
15 112 (14.66%) JavaScript
16 102 (13.35%) User Acceptance Testing
17 100 (13.09%) HTML
17 100 (13.09%) Python
17 100 (13.09%) Microsoft
18 92 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
19 88 (11.52%) Automated Testing
20 85 (11.13%) Windows
21 84 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
22 82 (10.73%) Degree
22 82 (10.73%) JIRA
23 80 (10.47%) SQL Server
24 79 (10.34%) Unix
25 78 (10.21%) DevOps
26 77 (10.08%) Jenkins

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 31 (4.06%) CMS
2 15 (1.96%) IIS
3 12 (1.57%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.44%) Apache
5 10 (1.31%) Confluence
6 9 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.92%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.52%) Drupal
8 4 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.52%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.39%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.26%) Jetty
10 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.13%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.13%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.13%) nginx
11 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 57 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.66%) MS Office
3 11 (1.44%) MS Project
4 7 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.26%) InDesign
8 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.09%) Siebel Analytics
2 13 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.65%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.52%) FastStats
4 4 (0.52%) Magento
4 4 (0.52%) Unica
5 3 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.39%) LatentZero
5 3 (0.39%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 60 (7.85%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.96%) SaaS
4 10 (1.31%) PaaS
5 8 (1.05%) GitHub
6 3 (0.39%) Office 365
7 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.80%) Internet
2 26 (3.40%) Intranet
3 14 (1.83%) HTTP
4 10 (1.31%) Firewall
4 10 (1.31%) SMTP
5 7 (0.92%) Network Security
6 5 (0.65%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.65%) LDAP
7 4 (0.52%) SMS
7 4 (0.52%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.39%) PuTTY
8 3 (0.39%) SSH
9 2 (0.26%) DNS
9 2 (0.26%) IPv4
9 2 (0.26%) IPv6
9 2 (0.26%) LAN
9 2 (0.26%) Skype
9 2 (0.26%) SSL
9 2 (0.26%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (3.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 23 (3.01%) MySQL
6 23 (3.01%) SQL Server 2014
7 22 (2.88%) Big Data
8 19 (2.49%) Relational Database
9 16 (2.09%) Oracle BI EE
10 15 (1.96%) NoSQL
10 15 (1.96%) Siebel EIM
11 13 (1.70%) MongoDB
11 13 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (1.31%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.92%) solidDB
15 6 (0.79%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 212 (27.75%) Selenium
2 126 (16.49%) WebDriver
3 121 (15.84%) Cucumber
4 82 (10.73%) JIRA
5 77 (10.08%) Jenkins
6 64 (8.38%) SpecFlow
7 41 (5.37%) SoapUI
8 38 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 34 (4.45%) Visual Studio
10 32 (4.19%) Git (software)
11 30 (3.93%) JMeter
12 28 (3.66%) NUnit
13 24 (3.14%) JUnit
14 23 (3.01%) TeamCity
15 22 (2.88%) Appium
15 22 (2.88%) Jasmine
16 20 (2.62%) JBehave
17 19 (2.49%) Maven
18 18 (2.36%) FitNesse
19 17 (2.23%) Ant
General
1 289 (37.83%) Finance
2 67 (8.77%) Law
3 57 (7.46%) Banking
4 29 (3.80%) Advertising
5 24 (3.14%) Marketing
6 23 (3.01%) Retail
7 21 (2.75%) Legal
8 17 (2.23%) Automotive
9 15 (1.96%) Telecoms
10 14 (1.83%) Games
11 12 (1.57%) Back Office
11 12 (1.57%) Financial Institution
11 12 (1.57%) Investment Banking
11 12 (1.57%) Publishing
12 8 (1.05%) Front Office
13 1 (0.13%) Billing
13 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.13%) Local Government
13 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 187 (24.48%) Developer
2 136 (17.80%) Analyst
3 110 (14.40%) QA Engineer
4 58 (7.59%) Developer in Test
5 55 (7.20%) QA Analyst
6 50 (6.54%) Test Engineer
7 49 (6.41%) Test Analyst
8 38 (4.97%) QA Test Engineer
8 38 (4.97%) Senior Developer
8 38 (4.97%) Tester
9 37 (4.84%) Project Manager
10 36 (4.71%) Java Engineer
11 34 (4.45%) Business Analyst
12 32 (4.19%) QA Leader
13 30 (3.93%) C# Developer
14 26 (3.40%) Senior Analyst
15 25 (3.27%) Test Leader
16 24 (3.14%) QA Test Analyst
17 22 (2.88%) .NET Developer
17 22 (2.88%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (19.63%) .NET
2 114 (14.92%) Web Services
3 100 (13.09%) HTML
4 73 (9.55%) CSS
5 70 (9.16%) XML
6 46 (6.02%) ASP.NET
7 42 (5.50%) HTML5
8 41 (5.37%) SOAP
9 40 (5.24%) Gherkin
10 37 (4.84%) jQuery
11 36 (4.71%) AngularJS
12 33 (4.32%) REST
13 32 (4.19%) CSS3
13 32 (4.19%) RESTful
14 29 (3.80%) Ajax
15 22 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 21 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
17 20 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 20 (2.62%) Sass
17 20 (2.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 84 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (8.64%) User Experience
3 58 (7.59%) Mobile App
4 51 (6.68%) Computer Science
5 47 (6.15%) Fintech
6 36 (4.71%) Client/Server
7 22 (2.88%) Derivative
8 17 (2.23%) Hedge funds
9 15 (1.96%) Digital Media
10 13 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.57%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.57%) Mainframe
11 12 (1.57%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.57%) Mathematics
11 12 (1.57%) Video on Demand
12 11 (1.44%) Blog
12 11 (1.44%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.31%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.31%) Inversion of Control
13 10 (1.31%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 85 (11.13%) Windows
2 79 (10.34%) Unix
3 74 (9.69%) Linux
4 49 (6.41%) Android
5 37 (4.84%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.05%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.52%) Solaris
8 1 (0.13%) CentOS
8 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (58.90%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (23.95%) BDD
3 172 (22.51%) TDD
4 139 (18.19%) Test Automation
5 133 (17.41%) Scrum
6 121 (15.84%) SDLC
7 102 (13.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 92 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
9 88 (11.52%) Automated Testing
10 78 (10.21%) DevOps
11 69 (9.03%) QA Automation
12 68 (8.90%) Test Scripting
13 67 (8.77%) OO
14 64 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
14 64 (8.38%) Test Strategy
15 62 (8.12%) E-Commerce
16 61 (7.98%) Project Management
17 57 (7.46%) Analytics
17 57 (7.46%) Automation Testing
18 53 (6.94%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 243 (31.81%) Java
2 175 (22.91%) SQL
3 147 (19.24%) C#
4 112 (14.66%) JavaScript
5 100 (13.09%) Python
6 77 (10.08%) Ruby
7 40 (5.24%) Bash Shell
8 32 (4.19%) PHP
9 30 (3.93%) T-SQL
9 30 (3.93%) VB
10 27 (3.53%) Scala
11 24 (3.14%) Clojure
12 20 (2.62%) XPath
13 19 (2.49%) Perl
14 16 (2.09%) PL/SQL
15 14 (1.83%) VBScript
16 13 (1.70%) C++
16 13 (1.70%) Groovy
16 13 (1.70%) PowerShell
17 9 (1.18%) F#
Qualifications
1 82 (10.73%) Degree
2 36 (4.71%) ISEB
3 32 (4.19%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 8 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (1.05%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.05%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.92%) PMI Certification
6 7 (0.92%) PMP
7 3 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.26%) ACCA
8 2 (0.26%) CIMA
8 2 (0.26%) CISSP
8 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.13%) CCNP
9 1 (0.13%) CCSP
9 1 (0.13%) CISA
9 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.71%) SDET
2 18 (2.36%) Data Quality
2 18 (2.36%) SLA
3 11 (1.44%) GCP
4 6 (0.79%) MiFID
5 4 (0.52%) EMIR
6 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.26%) WCAG
7 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (2.62%) Docker
3 12 (1.57%) KVM
4 6 (0.79%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.39%) Squid
5 3 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
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 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (3.01%) Puppet
3 21 (2.75%) Ansible
4 7 (0.92%) Nagios
5 4 (0.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.26%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.26%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.13%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.13%) Grafana
7 1 (0.13%) Graphite
7 1 (0.13%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.13%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.13%) Salt
7 1 (0.13%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 100 (13.09%) Microsoft
2 40 (5.24%) Oracle
3 24 (3.14%) VMware
4 20 (2.62%) HP
5 19 (2.49%) Siebel
6 14 (1.83%) WorldPay
7 12 (1.57%) Perforce
7 12 (1.57%) Redback
7 12 (1.57%) Tableau
8 10 (1.31%) SAP
9 8 (1.05%) IBM
10 7 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.92%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.79%) Informatica
11 6 (0.79%) Rally
12 5 (0.65%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.65%) Twitter
13 4 (0.52%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.52%) Opsware
13 4 (0.52%) Zend
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + training, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pentasia Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + 10% annual bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £48,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £24,000 to £34,000 per annum Salary will be given based on experi
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £42,000 - £60,000 + (depending on experience)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Moo Print Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Vita Exclusive Recruitment/Amelco
Salary: From £25,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000 - £60,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000 + Generous Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k
Posted: 2 days ago