The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 731 534 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.87% 4.45% 4.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.97% 48.72% 45.47%
Number of salaries quoted 622 477 510
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £78,300 £77,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1380 1096 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.08% 9.14% 9.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1157 966 1112
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £82,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
London

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 24 July 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 24 July 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.

1 542 (38.06%) Finance
2 406 (28.51%) Agile Software Development
3 385 (27.04%) Java
4 364 (25.56%) SQL
5 307 (21.56%) Degree
6 285 (20.01%) Selenium
7 276 (19.38%) Scrum
8 250 (17.56%) C#
9 225 (15.80%) .NET
10 218 (15.31%) SQL Server
11 208 (14.61%) Banking
12 207 (14.54%) TDD
13 203 (14.26%) HTML
14 197 (13.83%) Microsoft
15 179 (12.57%) JavaScript
16 167 (11.73%) Test Automation
17 165 (11.59%) Automated Testing
18 163 (11.45%) OO
19 158 (11.10%) Computer Science
20 149 (10.46%) E-Commerce
21 148 (10.39%) Windows
22 145 (10.18%) Project Management
23 143 (10.04%) Test Scripting
24 141 (9.90%) MySQL
25 137 (9.62%) CSS
25 137 (9.62%) Retail
26 135 (9.48%) Linux
27 130 (9.13%) BDD
28 127 (8.92%) User Acceptance Testing
29 124 (8.71%) WebDriver

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 39 (2.74%) Tomcat
2 34 (2.39%) IIS
3 30 (2.11%) CMS
4 27 (1.90%) SharePoint
5 26 (1.83%) Apache
6 24 (1.69%) Drupal
7 23 (1.62%) Confluence
8 19 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
9 17 (1.19%) Node.js
10 12 (0.84%) SAS
11 10 (0.70%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.63%) WordPress
12 9 (0.63%) nginx
12 9 (0.63%) MS Project Server
13 8 (0.56%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.42%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.35%) Jetty
16 4 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 92 (6.46%) MS Excel
2 54 (3.79%) MS Office
3 41 (2.88%) Photoshop
4 21 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 16 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 15 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.98%) InDesign
8 9 (0.63%) MS Project
9 2 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.070%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.070%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.070%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.070%) Maya
Business Applications
1 9 (0.63%) Magento
2 6 (0.42%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.28%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.21%) Fredhopper
4 3 (0.21%) FastVal
4 3 (0.21%) SunGard APT
4 3 (0.21%) Monis
4 3 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
4 3 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.14%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.070%) FRx
6 1 (0.070%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.070%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.070%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.74%) SaaS
2 7 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.14%) GitHub
4 2 (0.14%) LucidChart
5 1 (0.070%) Route 53
5 1 (0.070%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.070%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.070%) Force.com
5 1 (0.070%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 99 (6.95%) Internet
2 41 (2.88%) Intranet
3 24 (1.69%) Firewall
4 23 (1.62%) HTTP
5 12 (0.84%) LAN
6 11 (0.77%) VPN
7 10 (0.70%) WAN
8 8 (0.56%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.49%) NetScreen
9 7 (0.49%) SAN
10 6 (0.42%) DNS
10 6 (0.42%) Network Security
11 5 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (0.35%) Junos
11 5 (0.35%) SSL
12 4 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.28%) Wireless
12 4 (0.28%) Broadband
12 4 (0.28%) WLAN
12 4 (0.28%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (15.31%) SQL Server
2 141 (9.90%) MySQL
3 66 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 66 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 66 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (3.65%) MongoDB
5 49 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
6 44 (3.09%) Relational Database
7 37 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 28 (1.97%) Big Data
10 26 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
11 17 (1.19%) Hadoop
12 15 (1.05%) Oracle Database
12 15 (1.05%) Data Mining
13 14 (0.98%) DB2
13 14 (0.98%) MS Access
13 14 (0.98%) QlikView
13 14 (0.98%) NoSQL
14 10 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 285 (20.01%) Selenium
2 124 (8.71%) WebDriver
3 117 (8.22%) JIRA
4 112 (7.87%) QuickTest Pro
5 107 (7.51%) Cucumber
6 95 (6.67%) Git (software)
7 79 (5.55%) Subversion
8 69 (4.85%) Jenkins
9 59 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 58 (4.07%) Visual Studio
11 55 (3.86%) Hudson
12 45 (3.16%) JUnit
13 39 (2.74%) TeamCity
14 37 (2.60%) SpecFlow
15 36 (2.53%) NUnit
16 35 (2.46%) SoapUI
17 34 (2.39%) JMeter
18 29 (2.04%) Calabash
19 28 (1.97%) FitNesse
20 25 (1.76%) Maven
General
1 542 (38.06%) Finance
2 208 (14.61%) Banking
3 137 (9.62%) Retail
4 120 (8.43%) Investment Banking
5 74 (5.20%) Telecoms
6 71 (4.99%) Marketing
7 50 (3.51%) Games
8 41 (2.88%) Front Office
9 31 (2.18%) Financial Institution
10 30 (2.11%) Publishing
11 22 (1.54%) Advertising
12 21 (1.47%) Legal
13 17 (1.19%) Back Office
14 16 (1.12%) Retail Banking
15 13 (0.91%) Billing
16 10 (0.70%) Law
17 4 (0.28%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.28%) Electronics
17 4 (0.28%) French Language
17 4 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 299 (21.00%) Analyst
2 284 (19.94%) Developer
3 119 (8.36%) Test Analyst
4 116 (8.15%) QA Analyst
5 110 (7.72%) QA Engineer
6 100 (7.02%) Tester
7 77 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 72 (5.06%) Architect
9 58 (4.07%) Business Analyst
10 51 (3.58%) Test Engineer
11 50 (3.51%) Consultant
12 48 (3.37%) QA Tester
12 48 (3.37%) Java Developer
12 48 (3.37%) Test Manager
13 47 (3.30%) Test Leader
13 47 (3.30%) QA Manager
14 41 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
15 38 (2.67%) QA Test Analyst
16 36 (2.53%) QA Leader
17 35 (2.46%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (15.80%) .NET
2 203 (14.26%) HTML
3 137 (9.62%) CSS
4 106 (7.44%) REST
5 102 (7.16%) jQuery
6 97 (6.81%) Web Services
7 88 (6.18%) ASP.NET
8 74 (5.20%) XML
9 55 (3.86%) JSON
10 49 (3.44%) Spring
11 48 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
12 45 (3.16%) Gherkin
12 45 (3.16%) Ajax
13 43 (3.02%) RESTful
14 41 (2.88%) SOAP
15 38 (2.67%) ActiveMQ
16 37 (2.60%) Hibernate
16 37 (2.60%) CSS3
17 36 (2.53%) HTML5
18 34 (2.39%) FreeMarker
Miscellaneous
1 158 (11.10%) Computer Science
2 89 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 74 (5.20%) Equities
4 53 (3.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 46 (3.23%) Open Source
6 44 (3.09%) Derivative
7 41 (2.88%) Client/Server
8 32 (2.25%) iPhone
9 29 (2.04%) Management Information System
10 26 (1.83%) Digital Media
11 25 (1.76%) Social Media
12 24 (1.69%) Blackberry
13 23 (1.62%) Mathematics
13 23 (1.62%) Data Integration
13 23 (1.62%) Visualisation
14 22 (1.54%) Augmented Reality
15 19 (1.33%) iPad
16 18 (1.26%) Mobile Banking
17 17 (1.19%) Social Network
18 16 (1.12%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 148 (10.39%) Windows
2 135 (9.48%) Linux
3 118 (8.29%) UNIX
4 108 (7.58%) Apple iOS
5 100 (7.02%) Android
6 12 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.63%) Windows Phone
8 9 (0.63%) Solaris
9 7 (0.49%) CentOS
10 6 (0.42%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.35%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.21%) Debian
14 2 (0.14%) Fedora
14 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.070%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.070%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (28.51%) Agile Software Development
2 276 (19.38%) Scrum
3 207 (14.54%) TDD
4 167 (11.73%) Test Automation
5 165 (11.59%) Automated Testing
6 163 (11.45%) OO
7 149 (10.46%) E-Commerce
8 145 (10.18%) Project Management
9 143 (10.04%) Test Scripting
10 130 (9.13%) BDD
11 127 (8.92%) User Acceptance Testing
12 116 (8.15%) Automation Testing
13 114 (8.01%) Continuous Integration
14 98 (6.88%) SOA
15 88 (6.18%) Test Strategy
16 82 (5.76%) Manual Testing
17 80 (5.62%) Regression Testing
18 74 (5.20%) Business Analysis
19 73 (5.13%) Performance Testing
20 67 (4.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 385 (27.04%) Java
2 364 (25.56%) SQL
3 250 (17.56%) C#
4 179 (12.57%) JavaScript
5 93 (6.53%) PHP
6 91 (6.39%) Python
7 85 (5.97%) Ruby
8 77 (5.41%) C++
9 74 (5.20%) Perl
10 43 (3.02%) T-SQL
10 43 (3.02%) VB
11 28 (1.97%) Bash Shell
12 27 (1.90%) VBScript
13 25 (1.76%) Shell Script
14 22 (1.54%) Objective-C
15 20 (1.40%) Groovy
16 16 (1.12%) PowerShell
17 15 (1.05%) VBA
18 14 (0.98%) PL/SQL
19 9 (0.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 307 (21.56%) Degree
2 103 (7.23%) ISEB
3 39 (2.74%) ISTQB
4 23 (1.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (0.63%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (0.56%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.49%) CCNP
8 6 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.35%) JNCIA
9 5 (0.35%) JNCIS
9 5 (0.35%) CCNA
9 5 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.35%) CISSP
9 5 (0.35%) CCSA
9 5 (0.35%) CCSE
10 4 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (0.84%) SLA
2 5 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.21%) COBIT
5 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.070%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.070%) FATCA
6 1 (0.070%) Section 508
6 1 (0.070%) Basel III
6 1 (0.070%) HL7
6 1 (0.070%) GxP
6 1 (0.070%) GAAP
System Software
1 11 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.70%) Varnish
3 7 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.35%) Postfix
5 4 (0.28%) NFS
5 4 (0.28%) Xen
5 4 (0.28%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.21%) vSphere
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.14%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.14%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.14%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.14%) Squid
7 2 (0.14%) PowerHA
7 2 (0.14%) vCloud
7 2 (0.14%) KVM
8 1 (0.070%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 68 (4.78%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (1.90%) Nagios
3 19 (1.33%) Puppet
4 16 (1.12%) Opsview
5 12 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.56%) Ganglia
7 7 (0.49%) Vagrant
8 6 (0.42%) Plesk
8 6 (0.42%) Capistrano
9 5 (0.35%) Zenoss
10 4 (0.28%) SCOM
10 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (0.21%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.14%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.14%) SCCM
12 2 (0.14%) Ansible
12 2 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 197 (13.83%) Microsoft
2 118 (8.29%) Oracle
3 58 (4.07%) HP
4 54 (3.79%) Adobe
5 34 (2.39%) Zend
6 30 (2.11%) EPiServer
7 26 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
8 25 (1.76%) Business Objects
9 23 (1.62%) VMware
9 23 (1.62%) IBM
10 22 (1.54%) TIBCO
11 21 (1.47%) Teradata
12 18 (1.26%) SAP
13 17 (1.19%) Citrix
14 16 (1.12%) Cisco
14 16 (1.12%) TEOCO
14 16 (1.12%) CyberSource
15 15 (1.05%) Red Hat
16 14 (0.98%) Google
16 14 (0.98%) hybris
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £1 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum pension health care life assurance g
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago