The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 6 26
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 33 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 5.85% 18.97% 4.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.48% 91.67% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 8 33 8
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £52,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £85,500 £89,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +2.63%
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 Docklands, London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Docklands, London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
29 36 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 16.96% 20.69% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15 36 17
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £52,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £69,500 £96,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

QA
Salary Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Docklands, London region.

QA Salary Trend in Docklands, London

QA
Salary Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Docklands, London

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Docklands, 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 35 (100.00%) Finance
2 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (54.29%) Scrum
4 16 (45.71%) Java
4 16 (45.71%) Oracle
5 14 (40.00%) Legal
5 14 (40.00%) .NET
6 13 (37.14%) Web Services
7 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
7 12 (34.29%) Financial Institution
7 12 (34.29%) Hibernate
7 12 (34.29%) Spring
7 12 (34.29%) Dojo
7 12 (34.29%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (34.29%) Node.js
7 12 (34.29%) LESS
8 11 (31.43%) Relational Database
8 11 (31.43%) Data Migration
8 11 (31.43%) Data Architecture
8 11 (31.43%) TDD
8 11 (31.43%) RDBMS
8 11 (31.43%) Migration
8 11 (31.43%) XML
8 11 (31.43%) OO
8 11 (31.43%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (31.43%) Data Modelling
9 10 (28.57%) Tomcat
9 10 (28.57%) ODBC
9 10 (28.57%) HTML
9 10 (28.57%) ADO.NET

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Docklands, 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 12 (34.29%) Node.js
2 10 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.57%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (31.43%) RDBMS
1 11 (31.43%) Relational Database
2 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 10 (28.57%) Big Data
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) DB2
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.86%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) SpecFlow
2 4 (11.43%) Selenium
3 3 (8.57%) WebLOAD
3 3 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (8.57%) LoadRunner
3 3 (8.57%) JBehave
4 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.86%) Hudson
4 1 (2.86%) ERwin
4 1 (2.86%) Maven
4 1 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.86%) JUnit
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
General
1 35 (100.00%) Finance
2 14 (40.00%) Legal
3 12 (34.29%) Financial Institution
4 10 (28.57%) Banking
4 10 (28.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) Architect
3 11 (31.43%) Data Architect
4 10 (28.57%) Oracle Architect
5 7 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Team Leader
7 4 (11.43%) Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Consultant
8 3 (8.57%) Tester
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (8.57%) Programmer
8 3 (8.57%) Lead Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (8.57%) QA Tester
8 3 (8.57%) Test Consultant
8 3 (8.57%) Lead Analyst Programmer
8 3 (8.57%) QA Consultant
8 3 (8.57%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) .NET
2 13 (37.14%) Web Services
3 12 (34.29%) Hibernate
3 12 (34.29%) Spring
3 12 (34.29%) Dojo
3 12 (34.29%) RabbitMQ
3 12 (34.29%) LESS
4 11 (31.43%) XML
5 10 (28.57%) ODBC
5 10 (28.57%) ADO.NET
5 10 (28.57%) JDBC
5 10 (28.57%) Servlets
5 10 (28.57%) WCF
5 10 (28.57%) HTML
6 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (20.00%) REST
6 7 (20.00%) Backbone.js
6 7 (20.00%) Ext JS
6 7 (20.00%) Ajax
6 7 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Data Integration
2 8 (22.86%) User Experience
3 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (20.00%) N-Tier
4 3 (8.57%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.86%) Replication
5 1 (2.86%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) Scrum
3 11 (31.43%) TDD
3 11 (31.43%) OO
3 11 (31.43%) Data Modelling
3 11 (31.43%) Migration
3 11 (31.43%) Data Migration
3 11 (31.43%) Data Architecture
4 10 (28.57%) Information Management
4 10 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
4 10 (28.57%) Inmon Methodology
5 7 (20.00%) BDD
5 7 (20.00%) Data Management
6 6 (17.14%) Volume Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Analytics
6 6 (17.14%) Risk Analytics
7 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.43%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.86%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) C#
5 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.71%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) IronPython
7 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (8.57%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Oracle
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) IBM
4 3 (8.57%) ION Trading
5 1 (2.86%) Talend
5 1 (2.86%) Informatica