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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
London / City of London
Rank 34 56 54
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 307 285 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.13% 4.41% 4.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 47.60% 35.54% 40.33%
Number of salaries quoted 277 249 410
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £80,100 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%

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
645 802 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.88% 12.41% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 592 685 1006
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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 19 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in the City of London

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 397 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (48.13%) Finance
3 182 (28.44%) HTML
4 181 (28.28%) SQL
5 176 (27.50%) JavaScript
5 176 (27.50%) SDLC
6 157 (24.53%) C#
6 157 (24.53%) Selenium
7 156 (24.38%) SQL Server
8 148 (23.13%) CSS
8 148 (23.13%) XML
9 139 (21.72%) Microsoft
10 134 (20.94%) ITIL
10 134 (20.94%) Web Services
11 133 (20.78%) .NET
12 127 (19.84%) Java
13 123 (19.22%) HTML5
14 121 (18.91%) Test Scripting
15 119 (18.59%) OO
16 114 (17.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 113 (17.66%) User Experience
18 109 (17.03%) MVC
19 108 (16.88%) ASP.NET
20 107 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
21 105 (16.41%) CSS3
21 105 (16.41%) OOD
22 104 (16.25%) Internet
22 104 (16.25%) CMS
23 102 (15.94%) Content Management
24 101 (15.78%) Web Development

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
1 104 (16.25%) CMS
2 43 (6.72%) Confluence
3 10 (1.56%) IIS
3 10 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.56%) Umbraco
4 7 (1.09%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.94%) JBoss
5 6 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (0.78%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.63%) Jetty
8 3 (0.47%) Apache
8 3 (0.47%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.47%) SAS
9 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.31%) Documentum
9 2 (0.31%) Drupal
10 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 37 (5.78%) MS Office
2 37 (5.78%) MS Project
3 26 (4.06%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.47%) Oracle AML
3 2 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.31%) HFM
3 2 (0.31%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle TCA
3 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.22%) SaaS
2 19 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.94%) GitHub
5 5 (0.78%) Google Play
6 3 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.31%) Office 365
7 2 (0.31%) Silverpop
7 2 (0.31%) Slack
8 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.16%) Force.com
8 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 104 (16.25%) Internet
2 94 (14.69%) Intranet
3 47 (7.34%) HTTP
4 32 (5.00%) HTTPS
5 10 (1.56%) SSL
6 6 (0.94%) Firewall
6 6 (0.94%) Network Security
7 3 (0.47%) LAN
7 3 (0.47%) SAN
7 3 (0.47%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.31%) FTP
8 2 (0.31%) LDAP
8 2 (0.31%) Multicast
8 2 (0.31%) SSH
8 2 (0.31%) Unicast
8 2 (0.31%) VLAN
8 2 (0.31%) VPN
8 2 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.16%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.16%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (24.38%) SQL Server
2 114 (17.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 94 (14.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 46 (7.19%) Relational Database
5 42 (6.56%) Oracle BI EE
6 33 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (3.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (2.34%) NoSQL
10 14 (2.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (1.41%) Big Data
12 8 (1.25%) QlikView
13 7 (1.09%) MySQL
13 7 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (0.94%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.78%) MongoDB
16 4 (0.63%) Couchbase
16 4 (0.63%) PowerPivot
16 4 (0.63%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 157 (24.53%) Selenium
2 91 (14.22%) Visual Studio
3 85 (13.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 83 (12.97%) JIRA
5 75 (11.72%) Cucumber
6 67 (10.47%) WebDriver
7 49 (7.66%) Git (software)
8 42 (6.56%) Jenkins
9 27 (4.22%) SpecFlow
10 26 (4.06%) SoapUI
11 24 (3.75%) Redmine
12 21 (3.28%) Maven
13 16 (2.50%) WATIR
14 15 (2.34%) TeamCity
15 14 (2.19%) Capybara
15 14 (2.19%) JUnit
16 13 (2.03%) Gradle
17 11 (1.72%) JMeter
17 11 (1.72%) Subversion
18 9 (1.41%) Jasmine
General
1 308 (48.13%) Finance
2 41 (6.41%) Banking
3 34 (5.31%) Law
4 31 (4.84%) Front Office
5 22 (3.44%) Back Office
5 22 (3.44%) Marketing
6 21 (3.28%) Retail
7 18 (2.81%) Legal
8 10 (1.56%) Games
8 10 (1.56%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.25%) Advertising
9 8 (1.25%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.94%) French Language
10 6 (0.94%) Publishing
11 5 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.78%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.47%) Automotive
12 3 (0.47%) German Language
13 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 181 (28.28%) Developer
2 114 (17.81%) Analyst
3 113 (17.66%) .NET Developer
4 87 (13.59%) C# Developer
5 84 (13.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 54 (8.44%) ASP.NET Developer
6 54 (8.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 53 (8.28%) QA Engineer
8 52 (8.13%) Lead Developer
8 52 (8.13%) Tester
9 50 (7.81%) QA Analyst
10 47 (7.34%) Senior Developer
11 40 (6.25%) Lead .NET Developer
11 40 (6.25%) Test Analyst
12 39 (6.09%) Test Leader
13 37 (5.78%) Business Analyst
14 35 (5.47%) Senior .NET Developer
15 31 (4.84%) Java Developer
16 30 (4.69%) QA Leader
17 27 (4.22%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (28.44%) HTML
2 148 (23.13%) CSS
2 148 (23.13%) XML
3 134 (20.94%) Web Services
4 133 (20.78%) .NET
5 123 (19.22%) HTML5
6 108 (16.88%) ASP.NET
7 105 (16.41%) CSS3
8 100 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 95 (14.84%) .NET Framework
10 94 (14.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 94 (14.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 93 (14.53%) Entity Framework
12 88 (13.75%) XSLT
13 33 (5.16%) SOAP
14 22 (3.44%) FIX Protocol
15 21 (3.28%) AngularJS
16 20 (3.13%) Gherkin
17 16 (2.50%) JSON
18 15 (2.34%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 113 (17.66%) User Experience
2 107 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 28 (4.38%) iPad
4 28 (4.38%) iPhone
5 27 (4.22%) Fintech
6 26 (4.06%) Computer Science
6 26 (4.06%) Fixed Income
7 24 (3.75%) Mobile App
8 19 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 17 (2.66%) Derivative
10 16 (2.50%) Client/Server
11 13 (2.03%) Mathematics
12 12 (1.88%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.88%) Contract for Difference
13 9 (1.41%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.25%) Blackberry
14 8 (1.25%) Equities
15 7 (1.09%) Clustering
15 7 (1.09%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 51 (7.97%) Android
2 48 (7.50%) Linux
3 29 (4.53%) Unix
4 26 (4.06%) Apple iOS
5 25 (3.91%) Windows
6 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.47%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.31%) Solaris
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (27.50%) SDLC
3 134 (20.94%) ITIL
4 121 (18.91%) Test Scripting
5 119 (18.59%) OO
6 109 (17.03%) MVC
7 105 (16.41%) OOD
8 102 (15.94%) Content Management
9 101 (15.78%) Web Development
10 100 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 98 (15.31%) BDD
12 97 (15.16%) Change Management
12 97 (15.16%) TDD
12 97 (15.16%) UML
13 93 (14.53%) Configuration Management
14 91 (14.22%) Release Management
15 89 (13.91%) Test Automation
16 87 (13.59%) Web Accessibility
17 85 (13.28%) Dependency Injection
17 85 (13.28%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 181 (28.28%) SQL
2 176 (27.50%) JavaScript
3 157 (24.53%) C#
4 127 (19.84%) Java
5 88 (13.75%) XPath
6 34 (5.31%) VBScript
7 28 (4.38%) Python
8 25 (3.91%) Ruby
9 20 (3.13%) T-SQL
10 17 (2.66%) C++
11 15 (2.34%) PL/SQL
12 14 (2.19%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.03%) VBA
14 12 (1.88%) Scala
15 10 (1.56%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.56%) Go
16 8 (1.25%) C
16 8 (1.25%) R
16 8 (1.25%) VB
17 7 (1.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 56 (8.75%) Degree
2 41 (6.41%) ISEB
3 38 (5.94%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.78%) DBS Check
6 4 (0.63%) PMP
7 3 (0.47%) CISM
7 3 (0.47%) CISSP
7 3 (0.47%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.47%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.47%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.31%) ACCA
8 2 (0.31%) GIAC
8 2 (0.31%) ISSAP
8 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.31%) MBA
9 1 (0.16%) CCSA
9 1 (0.16%) CISA
9 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.03%) SDET
2 10 (1.56%) MiFID
3 8 (1.25%) SLA
4 6 (0.94%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.16%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) EMIR
6 1 (0.16%) GCP
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (2.81%) Docker
2 4 (0.63%) etcd
2 4 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.31%) HDFS
4 2 (0.31%) vSphere
5 1 (0.16%) XenApp
5 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (4.53%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (2.19%) Puppet
3 11 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.56%) Kubernetes
5 9 (1.41%) Ansible
6 5 (0.78%) Consul
7 2 (0.31%) Nagios
7 2 (0.31%) Oozie
7 2 (0.31%) SCCM
8 1 (0.16%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 139 (21.72%) Microsoft
2 95 (14.84%) EPiServer
3 66 (10.31%) Oracle
4 48 (7.50%) Siebel
5 31 (4.84%) HP
6 22 (3.44%) Sun
7 18 (2.81%) IBM
8 13 (2.03%) BISAM
8 13 (2.03%) StatPro
9 12 (1.88%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.41%) SAP
11 8 (1.25%) Sitecore
12 7 (1.09%) Google
13 5 (0.78%) Adobe
13 5 (0.78%) Informatica
13 5 (0.78%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.63%) Apple
14 4 (0.63%) BEA
14 4 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.63%) Sybase
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 20%+ bonus + other benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable, pension, Felxable-income
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 (Plus Excellent package)
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life, Gym, + More
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £37500 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago