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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 17 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 18 15 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 11.54% 7.98% 7.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 78.26% 65.22% 63.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 14
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £73,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
23 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 14.74% 12.23% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 24
Average salary £52,500 £65,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £47,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,000 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Docklands, London

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 33 (73.33%) Finance
2 30 (66.67%) SQL
3 21 (46.67%) JIRA
4 19 (42.22%) Business Analysis
4 19 (42.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (37.78%) Service Management
6 16 (35.56%) Project Management
6 16 (35.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (35.56%) SharePoint
6 16 (35.56%) Technical Analysis
7 14 (31.11%) Banking
8 13 (28.89%) Investment Banking
9 12 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
10 11 (24.44%) Web Services
10 11 (24.44%) Selenium
10 11 (24.44%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (20.00%) Equities
12 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 8 (17.78%) HTML
13 8 (17.78%) FitNesse
14 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
14 7 (15.56%) Java
15 6 (13.33%) C#
15 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
15 6 (13.33%) UNIX
15 6 (13.33%) HP
15 6 (13.33%) ISEB
15 6 (13.33%) Front Office
15 6 (13.33%) Scrum

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Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 16 (35.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.67%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) Confluence
3 2 (4.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (46.67%) JIRA
2 12 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (24.44%) Selenium
4 8 (17.78%) FitNesse
5 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (8.89%) JBehave
6 4 (8.89%) LoadRunner
7 3 (6.67%) SpecFlow
7 3 (6.67%) WebLOAD
8 1 (2.22%) QADirector
General
1 33 (73.33%) Finance
2 14 (31.11%) Banking
3 13 (28.89%) Investment Banking
4 6 (13.33%) Front Office
5 3 (6.67%) Financial Institution
6 2 (4.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (73.33%) Analyst
2 16 (35.56%) Business Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) QA Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Senior QA Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) QA Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Test Programme Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Programme Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) QA Tester
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Test Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) Web Services
2 8 (17.78%) HTML
3 6 (13.33%) Apache Flex
3 6 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (4.44%) Dojo
4 2 (4.44%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (4.44%) LESS
4 2 (4.44%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (4.44%) Spring
4 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.22%) CSS
5 1 (2.22%) XML
5 1 (2.22%) REST
5 1 (2.22%) RESTful
5 1 (2.22%) Ember.js
5 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.22%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.22%) JSON
5 1 (2.22%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Equities
2 4 (8.89%) Derivative
3 3 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (4.44%) User Experience
4 2 (4.44%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.22%) Open Source
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.22%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) UNIX
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Business Analysis
1 19 (42.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (37.78%) Service Management
3 16 (35.56%) Project Management
3 16 (35.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (35.56%) Technical Analysis
4 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
6 6 (13.33%) Scrum
6 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 6 (13.33%) Automation Testing
7 5 (11.11%) BDD
7 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 5 (11.11%) Test Management
7 5 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
8 3 (6.67%) ATDD
8 3 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) Java
3 6 (13.33%) C#
4 4 (8.89%) Perl
5 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.67%) VB
6 2 (4.44%) Tcl
6 2 (4.44%) VBA
6 2 (4.44%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) VBScript
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) ISEB
2 4 (8.89%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) Pega