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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 55 47 43
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 311 479 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.65% 4.70% 5.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.79% 43.15% 48.99%
Number of salaries quoted 266 422 507
Average salary £55,000 £50,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.91% -8.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
869 1110 1184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.98% 10.88% 11.53%
Number of salaries quoted 736 968 1032
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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.

1 321 (50.08%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (41.03%) Finance
3 202 (31.51%) Java
4 194 (30.27%) SQL
5 172 (26.83%) Selenium
6 169 (26.37%) C#
7 142 (22.15%) BDD
8 129 (20.12%) .NET
9 125 (19.50%) TDD
10 124 (19.34%) SDLC
11 113 (17.63%) Cucumber
12 112 (17.47%) Scrum
13 105 (16.38%) User Acceptance Testing
14 104 (16.22%) Degree
15 102 (15.91%) Windows
16 96 (14.98%) Test Automation
17 95 (14.82%) Web Services
17 95 (14.82%) Automated Testing
18 93 (14.51%) SQL Server
19 92 (14.35%) Microsoft
20 89 (13.88%) Python
21 87 (13.57%) Banking
22 85 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
23 84 (13.10%) WebDriver
23 84 (13.10%) JavaScript
24 74 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
25 71 (11.08%) Test Scripting
26 70 (10.92%) JIRA
27 68 (10.61%) Linux
27 68 (10.61%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (2.03%) Node.js
2 12 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (1.87%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.40%) CMS
3 9 (1.40%) Confluence
4 8 (1.25%) Apache
5 7 (1.09%) IIS
6 6 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.94%) SAS
6 6 (0.94%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.62%) MediaWiki
7 4 (0.62%) TorqueBox
7 4 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.47%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.31%) Drupal
9 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.31%) JBoss
9 2 (0.31%) nginx
10 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.18%) MS Office
3 11 (1.72%) MS Project
3 11 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.78%) HipChat
5 5 (0.78%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (2.18%) Siebel Analytics
2 7 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.31%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.16%) 3000 Xtra
6 1 (0.16%) Magento
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.16%) RMDS
6 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.16%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.56%) GitHub
4 8 (1.25%) SaaS
5 6 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.16%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.65%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.56%) Firewall
3 9 (1.40%) Internet
4 8 (1.25%) HTTP
4 8 (1.25%) SMTP
4 8 (1.25%) SSH
5 4 (0.62%) PuTTY
6 3 (0.47%) Telnet
7 2 (0.31%) FTP
7 2 (0.31%) Skype
7 2 (0.31%) SSL
7 2 (0.31%) VoIP
8 1 (0.16%) DNS
8 1 (0.16%) DSL
8 1 (0.16%) Extranet
8 1 (0.16%) LAN
8 1 (0.16%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.16%) SMS
8 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (14.51%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.06%) MySQL
3 25 (3.90%) Big Data
4 21 (3.28%) NoSQL
5 18 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (2.65%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (2.34%) MongoDB
8 14 (2.18%) Oracle BI EE
8 14 (2.18%) Siebel EIM
9 12 (1.87%) Oracle Database
10 11 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (1.56%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.25%) solidDB
14 7 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (0.94%) DB2
15 6 (0.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 172 (26.83%) Selenium
2 113 (17.63%) Cucumber
3 84 (13.10%) WebDriver
4 70 (10.92%) JIRA
5 65 (10.14%) SpecFlow
6 61 (9.52%) Jenkins
7 54 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 50 (7.80%) Git (software)
9 43 (6.71%) FitNesse
10 35 (5.46%) NUnit
11 26 (4.06%) JUnit
11 26 (4.06%) Visual Studio
12 24 (3.74%) JMeter
12 24 (3.74%) Maven
13 22 (3.43%) SoapUI
14 21 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 20 (3.12%) Ant
16 18 (2.81%) TeamCity
17 17 (2.65%) Xcode
18 16 (2.50%) Eclipse
General
1 263 (41.03%) Finance
2 87 (13.57%) Banking
3 37 (5.77%) Retail
4 36 (5.62%) Front Office
5 29 (4.52%) Investment Banking
6 27 (4.21%) Back Office
7 25 (3.90%) Law
8 23 (3.59%) Legal
9 18 (2.81%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.87%) Publishing
10 12 (1.87%) Retail Banking
11 11 (1.72%) Advertising
11 11 (1.72%) Games
12 10 (1.56%) Telecoms
13 8 (1.25%) Marketing
14 3 (0.47%) Automotive
14 3 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.47%) French Language
14 3 (0.47%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.47%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 151 (23.56%) Analyst
2 141 (22.00%) Developer
3 78 (12.17%) QA Engineer
4 64 (9.98%) Test Analyst
5 62 (9.67%) QA Analyst
6 45 (7.02%) Senior Analyst
7 42 (6.55%) Automation Analyst
8 38 (5.93%) Test Leader
9 34 (5.30%) Automation Engineer
9 34 (5.30%) Test Engineer
10 32 (4.99%) Senior Developer
11 31 (4.84%) QA Leader
12 30 (4.68%) Java Developer
12 30 (4.68%) Tester
13 28 (4.37%) Automation Test Analyst
14 27 (4.21%) Java Engineer
14 27 (4.21%) QA Automation Engineer
15 26 (4.06%) C# Developer
15 26 (4.06%) Senior QA Engineer
16 25 (3.90%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (20.12%) .NET
2 95 (14.82%) Web Services
3 60 (9.36%) HTML
4 56 (8.74%) XML
5 52 (8.11%) Gherkin
6 44 (6.86%) CSS
7 39 (6.08%) ASP.NET
8 36 (5.62%) AngularJS
9 32 (4.99%) RESTful
9 32 (4.99%) SOAP
10 31 (4.84%) HTML5
11 28 (4.37%) jQuery
12 22 (3.43%) WCF
13 18 (2.81%) REST
14 17 (2.65%) JSON
14 17 (2.65%) Spring
15 16 (2.50%) .NET Framework
15 16 (2.50%) Middleware
16 14 (2.18%) Ajax
16 14 (2.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 85 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 54 (8.42%) Derivative
4 45 (7.02%) Fintech
5 38 (5.93%) Client/Server
6 36 (5.62%) Fixed Income
7 32 (4.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 31 (4.84%) Equities
9 29 (4.52%) Mobile App
10 20 (3.12%) User Experience
11 15 (2.34%) Blackberry
12 11 (1.72%) Credit Risk
13 10 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.56%) Mathematics
14 9 (1.40%) Contract for Difference
14 9 (1.40%) Equity Derivative
15 8 (1.25%) Hedge funds
15 8 (1.25%) iPad
16 7 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
16 7 (1.09%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 102 (15.91%) Windows
2 68 (10.61%) Linux
3 65 (10.14%) Unix
4 49 (7.64%) Android
5 37 (5.77%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.65%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.09%) Solaris
8 4 (0.62%) HPUX
8 4 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.31%) CentOS
9 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.16%) Fedora
10 1 (0.16%) Gentoo
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (50.08%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (22.15%) BDD
3 125 (19.50%) TDD
4 124 (19.34%) SDLC
5 112 (17.47%) Scrum
6 105 (16.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 96 (14.98%) Test Automation
8 95 (14.82%) Automated Testing
9 74 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (11.08%) Test Scripting
11 68 (10.61%) OO
12 60 (9.36%) Project Management
13 56 (8.74%) Software Engineering
13 56 (8.74%) Test Management
14 54 (8.42%) E-Commerce
15 52 (8.11%) DevOps
15 52 (8.11%) Functional Testing
15 52 (8.11%) Test Strategy
16 51 (7.96%) Manual Testing
17 50 (7.80%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 202 (31.51%) Java
2 194 (30.27%) SQL
3 169 (26.37%) C#
4 89 (13.88%) Python
5 84 (13.10%) JavaScript
6 67 (10.45%) Ruby
7 35 (5.46%) T-SQL
8 34 (5.30%) PHP
9 33 (5.15%) Bash Shell
10 29 (4.52%) C++
11 22 (3.43%) C
11 22 (3.43%) PL/SQL
12 19 (2.96%) Groovy
12 19 (2.96%) VBScript
13 17 (2.65%) VB
14 14 (2.18%) Perl
15 13 (2.03%) Scala
16 10 (1.56%) F#
17 6 (0.94%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 104 (16.22%) Degree
2 28 (4.37%) ISEB
3 25 (3.90%) ISTQB
4 18 (2.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (0.47%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.31%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.16%) ACCA
9 1 (0.16%) CIMA
9 1 (0.16%) CISA
9 1 (0.16%) CISM
9 1 (0.16%) CISSP
9 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.16%) MCAD
9 1 (0.16%) MCSD
9 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.68%) SDET
2 12 (1.87%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.78%) SLA
5 3 (0.47%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) Basel III
6 1 (0.16%) COREP
6 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.16%) EMIR
6 1 (0.16%) FINREP
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.16%) MiFID
6 1 (0.16%) P3O
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.12%) Docker
3 13 (2.03%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.56%) KVM
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.31%) Varnish
5 2 (0.31%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 32 (4.99%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (4.84%) Puppet
3 29 (4.52%) Ansible
4 5 (0.78%) Salt
5 4 (0.62%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.47%) CA LISA
6 3 (0.47%) Graphite
7 2 (0.31%) Mesos
7 2 (0.31%) Nagios
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.16%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.16%) cPanel
8 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.16%) Plesk
8 1 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 92 (14.35%) Microsoft
2 51 (7.96%) Oracle
3 28 (4.37%) VMware
4 18 (2.81%) Perforce
4 18 (2.81%) WorldPay
5 17 (2.65%) Siebel
6 14 (2.18%) HP
7 13 (2.03%) SAP
8 12 (1.87%) ServiceNow
9 11 (1.72%) IBM
10 9 (1.40%) Citrix
11 7 (1.09%) Rally
12 6 (0.94%) Tableau
12 6 (0.94%) Zend
13 5 (0.78%) Informatica
13 5 (0.78%) Sybase
14 4 (0.62%) Bloomberg
14 4 (0.62%) InterSystems
14 4 (0.62%) Splunk
14 4 (0.62%) TIBCO
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Plus bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package/bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £620000 - £720000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% BONUS
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £60k plus performance bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Karhoo Inc
Salary: £Very Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Karhoo Inc
Salary: £Very Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
DCM Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Shares, bonus, bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50K - 80K
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 80,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51886 - £61745 per annum + RRA + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £62560 - £74446 per annum + RRA + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago