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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 14 23 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +17
Permanent jobs citing QA 26 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 15.76% 1.65% 1.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 68.42% 25.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 4
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -6.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £29,200 £54,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £78,800 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
38 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 23.03% 6.61% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 14
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% -20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £44,600 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £92,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 18 December 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Docklands, London

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (78.57%) Finance
2 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (50.00%) Web Services
4 18 (42.86%) Scrum
5 17 (40.48%) SQL
6 13 (30.95%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (30.95%) Oracle
6 13 (30.95%) BDD
7 11 (26.19%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 10 (23.81%) .NET
8 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
8 10 (23.81%) Banking
8 10 (23.81%) Selenium
9 9 (21.43%) JIRA
9 9 (21.43%) Investment Banking
9 9 (21.43%) Java
9 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 9 (21.43%) N-Tier
9 9 (21.43%) SpecFlow
10 8 (19.05%) Node.js
10 8 (19.05%) Analytics
10 8 (19.05%) User Experience
10 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
10 8 (19.05%) Project Management
10 8 (19.05%) HTML
10 8 (19.05%) Hibernate
10 8 (19.05%) Spring
10 8 (19.05%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (19.05%) Node.js
2 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 6 (14.29%) IIS
4 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.38%) Confluence
6 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 7 (16.67%) Big Data
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (23.81%) Selenium
3 9 (21.43%) JIRA
3 9 (21.43%) SpecFlow
4 6 (14.29%) WebLOAD
4 6 (14.29%) JBehave
4 6 (14.29%) LoadRunner
5 3 (7.14%) Maven
5 3 (7.14%) JUnit
5 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.14%) Hudson
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.38%) FitNesse
General
1 33 (78.57%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Banking
3 9 (21.43%) Investment Banking
4 8 (19.05%) Legal
5 6 (14.29%) Financial Institution
6 2 (4.76%) Front Office
6 2 (4.76%) Advertising
7 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Architect
3 7 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 7 (16.67%) Oracle Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Business Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Team Leader
7 3 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
7 3 (7.14%) QA Tester
7 3 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (7.14%) Programmer
7 3 (7.14%) Lead Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Tester
7 3 (7.14%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (50.00%) Web Services
2 10 (23.81%) .NET
3 8 (19.05%) Hibernate
3 8 (19.05%) Spring
3 8 (19.05%) HTML
3 8 (19.05%) Dojo
4 7 (16.67%) WCF
4 7 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (16.67%) ADO.NET
4 7 (16.67%) JDBC
4 7 (16.67%) Servlets
4 7 (16.67%) XML
4 7 (16.67%) ODBC
4 7 (16.67%) LESS
5 4 (9.52%) RESTful
6 3 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (4.76%) Gherkin
8 1 (2.38%) Ember.js
8 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) N-Tier
2 8 (19.05%) User Experience
2 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 4 (9.52%) Equities
5 3 (7.14%) Open Source
5 3 (7.14%) SWIFT
5 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.76%) Derivative
6 2 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (2.38%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) UNIX
3 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) Scrum
3 13 (30.95%) BDD
4 8 (19.05%) Analytics
4 8 (19.05%) Project Management
4 8 (19.05%) Performance Testing
4 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 7 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 7 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 7 (16.67%) Volume Testing
5 7 (16.67%) Data Management
5 7 (16.67%) Information Management
5 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 7 (16.67%) TDD
5 7 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 7 (16.67%) Migration
5 7 (16.67%) Inmon Methodology
5 7 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 7 (16.67%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) SQL
2 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.43%) Java
4 6 (14.29%) Perl
5 4 (9.52%) Tcl
6 3 (7.14%) VB
6 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.14%) Python
6 3 (7.14%) PHP
6 3 (7.14%) C#
7 2 (4.76%) Ruby
8 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.38%) VBA
8 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.38%) C++
8 1 (2.38%) C
8 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) ISEB
3 3 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Oracle
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.29%) HP
4 3 (7.14%) IBM
5 2 (4.76%) ION Trading