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

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
London / City of London
Rank 34 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 290 330 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.84% 4.83% 4.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.25% 36.22% 41.53%
Number of salaries quoted 271 274 418
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £84,400 £70,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
627 911 1163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.63% 13.34% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 588 757 999
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 February 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 February 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.

1 381 (62.66%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (45.72%) Finance
3 181 (29.77%) JavaScript
4 179 (29.44%) SQL
5 170 (27.96%) HTML
6 153 (25.16%) SQL Server
6 153 (25.16%) SDLC
7 142 (23.36%) C#
8 141 (23.19%) XML
9 137 (22.53%) Microsoft
9 137 (22.53%) Selenium
10 136 (22.37%) CSS
11 127 (20.89%) .NET
12 121 (19.90%) Web Services
12 121 (19.90%) ITIL
13 117 (19.24%) Java
14 115 (18.91%) HTML5
15 112 (18.42%) OO
15 112 (18.42%) Test Scripting
16 111 (18.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 109 (17.93%) Analytical Skills
18 103 (16.94%) MVC
19 100 (16.45%) Internet
19 100 (16.45%) User Experience
20 99 (16.28%) BDD
21 98 (16.12%) ASP.NET
21 98 (16.12%) TDD
22 96 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
22 96 (15.79%) OOD
22 96 (15.79%) CMS

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 96 (15.79%) CMS
2 86 (14.14%) EPiServer
3 40 (6.58%) Confluence
4 14 (2.30%) JBoss
5 13 (2.14%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.97%) IIS
7 10 (1.64%) Umbraco
8 9 (1.48%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.32%) Apache
9 8 (1.32%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.82%) Jetty
12 4 (0.66%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.49%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.33%) Drupal
14 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 48 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 34 (5.59%) MS Office
3 32 (5.26%) MS Project
4 27 (4.44%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.33%) HFM
3 2 (0.33%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle TCA
4 1 (0.16%) Magento
4 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
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
4 1 (0.16%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.95%) SaaS
2 22 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.99%) GitHub
5 5 (0.82%) Google Play
6 4 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.49%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.49%) Office 365
8 2 (0.33%) Force.com
8 2 (0.33%) Silverpop
8 2 (0.33%) Slack
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.16%) G Suite
9 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.16%) IaaS
9 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (16.45%) Internet
2 86 (14.14%) Intranet
3 46 (7.57%) HTTP
4 26 (4.28%) HTTPS
5 9 (1.48%) Firewall
5 9 (1.48%) SSL
6 7 (1.15%) SAN
7 6 (0.99%) Network Security
8 5 (0.82%) VPN
9 4 (0.66%) LAN
9 4 (0.66%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.49%) FTP
11 2 (0.33%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.33%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.33%) LDAP
11 2 (0.33%) Multicast
11 2 (0.33%) SSH
11 2 (0.33%) VoIP
11 2 (0.33%) WAN
11 2 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (25.16%) SQL Server
2 111 (18.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 88 (14.47%) SQL Server 2014
4 47 (7.73%) Relational Database
5 38 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
6 33 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 27 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 16 (2.63%) NoSQL
10 12 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (1.81%) QlikView
12 10 (1.64%) Big Data
12 10 (1.64%) MySQL
13 6 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.99%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.82%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.82%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.82%) Power BI
15 4 (0.66%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 137 (22.53%) Selenium
2 89 (14.64%) Visual Studio
3 81 (13.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 78 (12.83%) JIRA
5 69 (11.35%) WebDriver
6 63 (10.36%) Cucumber
7 47 (7.73%) Git (software)
8 45 (7.40%) Jenkins
9 24 (3.95%) Maven
10 21 (3.45%) SoapUI
11 20 (3.29%) JUnit
11 20 (3.29%) Redmine
12 19 (3.13%) Subversion
13 17 (2.80%) SpecFlow
14 14 (2.30%) Appium
14 14 (2.30%) WATIR
15 12 (1.97%) TeamCity
16 11 (1.81%) Capybara
16 11 (1.81%) Gradle
16 11 (1.81%) Protractor
General
1 278 (45.72%) Finance
2 31 (5.10%) Banking
3 30 (4.93%) Front Office
4 21 (3.45%) Marketing
5 20 (3.29%) Law
5 20 (3.29%) Retail
6 17 (2.80%) Back Office
7 14 (2.30%) Legal
8 13 (2.14%) Advertising
9 9 (1.48%) Games
10 7 (1.15%) French Language
10 7 (1.15%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.99%) Publishing
12 5 (0.82%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.66%) German Language
13 4 (0.66%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.49%) Automotive
15 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.16%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 172 (28.29%) Developer
2 103 (16.94%) Analyst
3 101 (16.61%) .NET Developer
4 81 (13.32%) C# Developer
5 76 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 60 (9.87%) QA Engineer
7 54 (8.88%) Tester
8 49 (8.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 49 (8.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 44 (7.24%) Lead Developer
9 44 (7.24%) QA Analyst
10 43 (7.07%) Senior Developer
11 36 (5.92%) Business Analyst
11 36 (5.92%) Lead .NET Developer
12 34 (5.59%) Test Leader
13 32 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
13 32 (5.26%) Test Analyst
14 28 (4.61%) Automation Tester
14 28 (4.61%) Test Engineer
15 27 (4.44%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (27.96%) HTML
2 141 (23.19%) XML
3 136 (22.37%) CSS
4 127 (20.89%) .NET
5 121 (19.90%) Web Services
6 115 (18.91%) HTML5
7 98 (16.12%) ASP.NET
8 96 (15.79%) CSS3
9 91 (14.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 86 (14.14%) .NET Framework
11 85 (13.98%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 85 (13.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 84 (13.82%) Entity Framework
13 80 (13.16%) XSLT
14 29 (4.77%) SOAP
15 24 (3.95%) AngularJS
15 24 (3.95%) FIX Protocol
16 19 (3.13%) JSON
17 15 (2.47%) REST
18 14 (2.30%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 109 (17.93%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (16.45%) User Experience
3 32 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 27 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 26 (4.28%) Fixed Income
6 24 (3.95%) iPad
6 24 (3.95%) iPhone
7 23 (3.78%) Mobile App
8 22 (3.62%) Fintech
9 18 (2.96%) Client/Server
10 16 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 15 (2.47%) Derivative
12 9 (1.48%) Algorithms
12 9 (1.48%) Clustering
12 9 (1.48%) Contract for Difference
13 8 (1.32%) Mathematics
14 7 (1.15%) Data Structures
14 7 (1.15%) Equities
14 7 (1.15%) Online Games
15 6 (0.99%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 52 (8.55%) Linux
2 47 (7.73%) Android
3 28 (4.61%) Unix
4 26 (4.28%) Apple iOS
5 25 (4.11%) Windows
6 6 (0.99%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.33%) Solaris
10 1 (0.16%) CentOS
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (62.66%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (25.16%) SDLC
3 121 (19.90%) ITIL
4 112 (18.42%) OO
4 112 (18.42%) Test Scripting
5 103 (16.94%) MVC
6 99 (16.28%) BDD
7 98 (16.12%) TDD
8 96 (15.79%) OOD
8 96 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 93 (15.30%) Content Management
10 92 (15.13%) Web Development
11 91 (14.97%) Test Automation
12 89 (14.64%) UML
13 88 (14.47%) Change Management
14 86 (14.14%) Configuration Management
15 79 (12.99%) Release Management
16 78 (12.83%) Web Accessibility
17 77 (12.66%) Dependency Injection
17 77 (12.66%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 181 (29.77%) JavaScript
2 179 (29.44%) SQL
3 142 (23.36%) C#
4 117 (19.24%) Java
5 80 (13.16%) XPath
6 28 (4.61%) VBScript
7 25 (4.11%) Python
8 22 (3.62%) Ruby
9 21 (3.45%) T-SQL
10 14 (2.30%) Scala
11 12 (1.97%) C++
11 12 (1.97%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.48%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.48%) VBA
13 8 (1.32%) Go
13 8 (1.32%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.15%) Perl
15 6 (0.99%) C
15 6 (0.99%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 63 (10.36%) Degree
2 42 (6.91%) ISEB
3 38 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.82%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (0.49%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.49%) PMP
8 2 (0.33%) ACCA
8 2 (0.33%) CCNA
8 2 (0.33%) CCNP
8 2 (0.33%) CCSA
8 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.33%) CISM
8 2 (0.33%) CISSP
8 2 (0.33%) GIAC
8 2 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.33%) MBA
8 2 (0.33%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.81%) MiFID
2 9 (1.48%) SLA
3 5 (0.82%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.82%) SDET
4 2 (0.33%) EMIR
4 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) COBIT
5 1 (0.16%) GCP
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (2.63%) Docker
2 5 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.66%) etcd
4 3 (0.49%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.49%) vSphere
5 2 (0.33%) HDFS
6 1 (0.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (4.77%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (2.14%) Puppet
3 10 (1.64%) Kubernetes
4 9 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.32%) Ansible
6 5 (0.82%) Consul
7 2 (0.33%) Kibana
7 2 (0.33%) logstash
7 2 (0.33%) Oozie
8 1 (0.16%) Nagios
8 1 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 137 (22.53%) Microsoft
2 58 (9.54%) Oracle
3 45 (7.40%) Siebel
4 30 (4.93%) HP
5 22 (3.62%) Sun
6 14 (2.30%) IBM
7 10 (1.64%) Adobe
7 10 (1.64%) BISAM
7 10 (1.64%) Red Hat
7 10 (1.64%) StatPro
8 8 (1.32%) Google
8 8 (1.32%) Sitecore
9 7 (1.15%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.15%) BEA
9 7 (1.15%) SAP
10 6 (0.99%) InterSystems
10 6 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.82%) VMware
12 4 (0.66%) Apple
12 4 (0.66%) Cisco
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Technology People UK
Salary: £70,000 - £75,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 75,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £46,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38,000 - £48,000 + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £42,570 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £51,296 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £49,000- £62,000 + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Training budget
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum healthcare, pension, + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £51,296 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 6 days ago