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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 53 39 49
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Permanent jobs citing QA 489 695 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.45% 5.83% 4.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.25% 53.18% 50.86%
Number of salaries quoted 431 611 523
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +12.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1105 1307 1111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.05% 10.96% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 964 1158 958
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £77,600 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +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 17 December 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in the City of London

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

1 509 (46.78%) Agile Software Development
2 361 (33.18%) Finance
3 281 (25.83%) Java
4 261 (23.99%) SQL
5 246 (22.61%) Degree
6 231 (21.23%) Selenium
7 167 (15.35%) SQL Server
8 163 (14.98%) JavaScript
9 151 (13.88%) C#
10 150 (13.79%) Test Automation
11 149 (13.69%) Computer Science
12 142 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
13 141 (12.96%) Microsoft
14 139 (12.78%) Banking
15 137 (12.59%) Scrum
16 132 (12.13%) TDD
17 130 (11.95%) .NET
18 124 (11.40%) WebDriver
19 121 (11.12%) Project Management
20 120 (11.03%) HTML
21 117 (10.75%) Linux
22 115 (10.57%) UNIX
22 115 (10.57%) BDD
23 112 (10.29%) OO
24 107 (9.83%) JIRA
25 101 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
26 99 (9.10%) Windows
26 99 (9.10%) Automation Testing
27 92 (8.46%) Oracle
28 89 (8.18%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 33 (3.03%) CMS
2 23 (2.11%) Tomcat
3 17 (1.56%) IIS
4 15 (1.38%) Apache
5 13 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (1.01%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.01%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (0.74%) SAS
8 7 (0.64%) GlassFish
9 6 (0.55%) Drupal
10 5 (0.46%) MS Project Server
10 5 (0.46%) Jetty
10 5 (0.46%) Confluence
10 5 (0.46%) Node.js
11 4 (0.37%) CICS
11 4 (0.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.28%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 3 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 66 (6.07%) MS Excel
2 50 (4.60%) MS Office
3 20 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.10%) MS Project
5 11 (1.01%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.92%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.37%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.18%) SPSS
10 2 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.092%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.55%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.46%) Endur
4 4 (0.37%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.37%) Sage 1000
4 4 (0.37%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.28%) Findur
5 3 (0.28%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.18%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.18%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.092%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.092%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.092%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.092%) Magento
7 1 (0.092%) 3000 Xtra
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.93%) SaaS
2 8 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.37%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.18%) GitHub
5 2 (0.18%) LucidChart
5 2 (0.18%) Force.com
5 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.092%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 85 (7.81%) Internet
2 46 (4.23%) Intranet
3 22 (2.02%) HTTP
4 16 (1.47%) Firewall
5 12 (1.10%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.83%) LAN
7 8 (0.74%) VPN
8 7 (0.64%) SAN
8 7 (0.64%) BGP
8 7 (0.64%) EIGRP
8 7 (0.64%) OSPF
8 7 (0.64%) Extranet
9 6 (0.55%) Structured Cabling
9 6 (0.55%) IP Telephony
9 6 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (0.55%) Wireless
9 6 (0.55%) MPLS
9 6 (0.55%) IPv4
9 6 (0.55%) ATM
9 6 (0.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 59 (5.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 55 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 47 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 47 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
5 44 (4.04%) MySQL
6 34 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 29 (2.67%) Big Data
8 23 (2.11%) Relational Database
9 21 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (1.56%) MongoDB
10 17 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
10 17 (1.56%) Oracle Database
11 13 (1.19%) MS Access
12 12 (1.10%) Hadoop
12 12 (1.10%) QlikView
13 11 (1.01%) DB2
14 10 (0.92%) NoSQL
15 8 (0.74%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 231 (21.23%) Selenium
2 124 (11.40%) WebDriver
3 107 (9.83%) JIRA
4 84 (7.72%) Cucumber
5 68 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 65 (5.97%) TeamCity
7 59 (5.42%) Git (software)
8 49 (4.50%) Visual Studio
9 44 (4.04%) Subversion
10 38 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
11 37 (3.40%) JMeter
12 32 (2.94%) SpecFlow
13 28 (2.57%) Hudson
13 28 (2.57%) JUnit
14 25 (2.30%) QuickTest Pro
15 17 (1.56%) SoapUI
15 17 (1.56%) RSpec
16 16 (1.47%) Calabash
16 16 (1.47%) Xcode
16 16 (1.47%) Eclipse
General
1 361 (33.18%) Finance
2 139 (12.78%) Banking
3 77 (7.08%) Retail
4 59 (5.42%) Marketing
5 49 (4.50%) Investment Banking
6 43 (3.95%) Games
7 40 (3.68%) Telecoms
8 35 (3.22%) Front Office
9 25 (2.30%) Advertising
10 24 (2.21%) Publishing
10 24 (2.21%) Legal
11 23 (2.11%) Back Office
12 18 (1.65%) Law
13 14 (1.29%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.64%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.55%) Billing
16 3 (0.28%) Turkish Language
16 3 (0.28%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.28%) Electronics
16 3 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 232 (21.32%) Developer
2 230 (21.14%) Analyst
3 95 (8.73%) Architect
4 87 (8.00%) Tester
5 81 (7.44%) Test Analyst
5 81 (7.44%) QA Engineer
6 76 (6.99%) QA Analyst
7 69 (6.34%) Test Engineer
8 53 (4.87%) Senior Developer
9 48 (4.41%) Business Analyst
10 47 (4.32%) QA Tester
11 43 (3.95%) Project Manager
12 36 (3.31%) Java Developer
13 35 (3.22%) .NET Developer
14 34 (3.13%) QA Leader
15 31 (2.85%) Consultant
15 31 (2.85%) Web Developer
16 30 (2.76%) QA Manager
16 30 (2.76%) Senior Analyst
16 30 (2.76%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (11.95%) .NET
2 120 (11.03%) HTML
3 84 (7.72%) CSS
3 84 (7.72%) Web Services
4 80 (7.35%) ASP.NET
5 70 (6.43%) jQuery
6 58 (5.33%) XML
7 54 (4.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 39 (3.58%) J2EE
9 35 (3.22%) HTML5
10 34 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 34 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 33 (3.03%) WCF
12 32 (2.94%) REST
13 26 (2.39%) Ajax
13 26 (2.39%) RESTful
14 25 (2.30%) JSON
15 23 (2.11%) .NET Framework
16 20 (1.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 19 (1.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 149 (13.69%) Computer Science
2 142 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (7.35%) User Experience
4 57 (5.24%) Mobile App
5 49 (4.50%) Open Source
6 48 (4.41%) Client/Server
7 34 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 29 (2.67%) Social Media
9 27 (2.48%) Management Information System
10 25 (2.30%) iPhone
11 22 (2.02%) Derivative
12 21 (1.93%) iPad
12 21 (1.93%) Blackberry
13 20 (1.84%) Digital Media
14 17 (1.56%) Mathematics
15 16 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (1.47%) Equities
16 15 (1.38%) Algorithms
17 14 (1.29%) Statistics
18 13 (1.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 117 (10.75%) Linux
2 115 (10.57%) UNIX
3 99 (9.10%) Windows
4 53 (4.87%) Android
5 48 (4.41%) Apple iOS
6 23 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (1.38%) Solaris
8 9 (0.83%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.37%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.28%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.18%) AIX
11 2 (0.18%) CentOS
12 1 (0.092%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.092%) OS/400
12 1 (0.092%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.092%) zOS
12 1 (0.092%) Fedora
12 1 (0.092%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 509 (46.78%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (13.79%) Test Automation
3 137 (12.59%) Scrum
4 132 (12.13%) TDD
5 121 (11.12%) Project Management
6 115 (10.57%) BDD
7 112 (10.29%) OO
8 101 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
9 99 (9.10%) Automation Testing
10 89 (8.18%) E-Commerce
11 81 (7.44%) Automated Testing
12 80 (7.35%) Test Scripting
13 74 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
14 73 (6.71%) Manual Testing
14 73 (6.71%) MVC
15 62 (5.70%) User Acceptance Testing
16 60 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
17 58 (5.33%) UML
18 57 (5.24%) SOA
18 57 (5.24%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 281 (25.83%) Java
2 261 (23.99%) SQL
3 163 (14.98%) JavaScript
4 151 (13.88%) C#
5 53 (4.87%) C++
6 50 (4.60%) Python
7 44 (4.04%) Perl
8 41 (3.77%) Ruby
9 36 (3.31%) PHP
10 27 (2.48%) Shell Script
11 23 (2.11%) Bash Shell
11 23 (2.11%) C
12 17 (1.56%) PL/SQL
13 16 (1.47%) VB
14 14 (1.29%) T-SQL
14 14 (1.29%) VBA
15 13 (1.19%) PHP5
15 13 (1.19%) Objective-C
16 9 (0.83%) Tcl
17 8 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 246 (22.61%) Degree
2 69 (6.34%) ISEB
3 34 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 16 (1.47%) PMI Certification
5 15 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.10%) MCSE
7 9 (0.83%) CRISC
8 8 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.74%) ISACA
8 8 (0.74%) Security Cleared
9 7 (0.64%) CCIE
10 5 (0.46%) MCITP
10 5 (0.46%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.46%) PMP
10 5 (0.46%) CISSP
11 4 (0.37%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (0.37%) A+ Certification
11 4 (0.37%) MCSA
11 4 (0.37%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.92%) COBIT
4 9 (0.83%) SLA
5 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.18%) WAI
6 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.092%) MiFID
7 1 (0.092%) HL7
7 1 (0.092%) Basel III
7 1 (0.092%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.092%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.092%) GAAP
7 1 (0.092%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.092%) AIFMD
System Software
1 10 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.64%) Squid
3 5 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.28%) Varnish
6 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.092%) vSphere
7 1 (0.092%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.092%) NFS
7 1 (0.092%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.092%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.092%) Samba
7 1 (0.092%) KVM
7 1 (0.092%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 43 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.01%) Nagios
3 10 (0.92%) Opsview
4 9 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.64%) Puppet
6 4 (0.37%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.37%) SCOM
7 3 (0.28%) SCCM
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.28%) AppDNA
8 2 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.092%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.092%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.092%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.092%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.092%) OpenView
9 1 (0.092%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.092%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.092%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.092%) OVSD
Vendors
1 141 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 92 (8.46%) Oracle
3 44 (4.04%) HP
3 44 (4.04%) Salesforce.com
4 38 (3.49%) SAP
5 34 (3.13%) EPiServer
6 24 (2.21%) IBM
7 22 (2.02%) Green Hat
8 20 (1.84%) Adobe
9 18 (1.65%) TIBCO
10 17 (1.56%) Cerillion
11 16 (1.47%) VMware
12 15 (1.38%) Cognos
13 14 (1.29%) Google
14 11 (1.01%) Citrix
15 10 (0.92%) TEOCO
15 10 (0.92%) CyberSource
15 10 (0.92%) Cisco
15 10 (0.92%) Zend
16 9 (0.83%) PeopleSoft
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + 10% bonus and bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 65000 + excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vivid Technology
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension+Health care+career+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + package
Posted: 2 days ago