The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 47 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 2128 2604 2667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.61% 5.93% 5.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.15% 49.59% 49.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1778 2060 2008
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,800
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.09%
QA
England

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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4713 5251 5396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 12.42% 11.95% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3883 4290 4195
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +0.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the 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 London

QA
Salary Trend in London

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

QA Salary Trend in London

QA
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in London

QA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 328 £55,000 -1.78% 59
Kingston Upon Thames +16 23 £68,750 +52.77% 1
Ealing +13 16 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Croydon +13 11 £55,000 +27.90%
Twickenham +13 8 £58,750 +67.85% 2
Chiswick +1 7 £50,000 +11.11%
Wimbledon -3 7 £70,000 +47.36% 1
Uxbridge -7 5 £60,000 +92.00% 1
Brentford - 5 £62,500 -
Sidcup +3 4 £52,500 +23.52%
Canary Wharf -3 4 £85,500 +26.66%
Hammersmith +7 3 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Bromley +5 2 £85,000 +30.76%
Beckenham -6 2 £38,250 +22.40%
Hounslow - 2 £52,500 -
Romford - 2 - -
Westminster - 2 £51,864 -
Docklands, London +10 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £75,000 -
Teddington - 1 - -
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 London region with a requirement for QA.

1 2570 (58.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1268 (28.84%) Finance
3 1211 (27.54%) Java
4 1087 (24.72%) Selenium
5 963 (21.90%) SQL
6 927 (21.08%) Scrum
7 801 (18.22%) BDD
8 776 (17.65%) TDD
9 738 (16.78%) C#
10 710 (16.15%) Degree
11 662 (15.06%) Cucumber
12 633 (14.40%) .NET
13 616 (14.01%) HTML
14 607 (13.80%) Test Automation
15 589 (13.40%) JavaScript
16 569 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
17 539 (12.26%) Project Management
18 513 (11.67%) JIRA
19 505 (11.49%) SDLC
20 504 (11.46%) Microsoft
21 474 (10.78%) CSS
22 454 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
23 439 (9.98%) Web Services
24 436 (9.92%) Linux
25 424 (9.64%) Automated Testing
25 424 (9.64%) WebDriver
26 420 (9.55%) Jenkins
27 398 (9.05%) Python
28 394 (8.96%) Software Testing
29 393 (8.94%) Manual Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 159 (3.62%) Confluence
2 128 (2.91%) CMS
3 70 (1.59%) IIS
4 56 (1.27%) Apache
5 49 (1.11%) SharePoint
6 47 (1.07%) Tomcat
7 25 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
8 24 (0.55%) SAS
8 24 (0.55%) WebLogic
9 19 (0.43%) Umbraco
10 18 (0.41%) nginx
11 15 (0.34%) WebSphere
12 14 (0.32%) Mule
12 14 (0.32%) Mule ESB
12 14 (0.32%) OpenStack
13 11 (0.25%) Apache Spark
14 10 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (0.23%) Drupal
15 9 (0.20%) JBoss
15 9 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 227 (5.16%) MS Excel
2 125 (2.84%) MS Office
3 56 (1.27%) MS Project
4 43 (0.98%) Photoshop
5 40 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 33 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
7 27 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
9 10 (0.23%) SPSS
10 9 (0.20%) AutoCAD
11 8 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (0.11%) HipChat
13 4 (0.091%) GNU Octave
14 3 (0.068%) Fireworks
14 3 (0.068%) InDesign
14 3 (0.068%) Maya
15 2 (0.045%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.045%) InVision
16 1 (0.023%) Open Workbench
16 1 (0.023%) Revit
Business Applications
1 32 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.52%) Magento
3 22 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
4 16 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.25%) LatentZero
5 11 (0.25%) Markit EDM
5 11 (0.25%) thinkFolio
6 10 (0.23%) CSG Singleview
6 10 (0.23%) Siebel Analytics
7 5 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
7 5 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.091%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.091%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (0.091%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.091%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.068%) Oracle AML
9 3 (0.068%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.068%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 242 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (2.80%) SaaS
3 91 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 59 (1.34%) GitHub
5 39 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
6 35 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
7 31 (0.71%) Amazon S3
8 24 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 23 (0.52%) Google Analytics
10 19 (0.43%) PaaS
11 17 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 17 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
11 17 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
12 16 (0.36%) Google Play
13 15 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
14 11 (0.25%) OpenShift
15 10 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
15 10 (0.23%) iTunes
16 9 (0.20%) Heroku
17 8 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 165 (3.75%) Internet
2 116 (2.64%) HTTP
3 76 (1.73%) Intranet
4 70 (1.59%) HTTPS
5 63 (1.43%) TCP/IP
6 52 (1.18%) Firewall
7 47 (1.07%) Network Security
8 36 (0.82%) SAN
9 30 (0.68%) LDAP
10 27 (0.61%) NAS
11 23 (0.52%) Multicast
12 21 (0.48%) WAN
13 18 (0.41%) LAN
14 15 (0.34%) Kerberos
15 14 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (0.32%) iSCSI
15 14 (0.32%) Structured Cabling
15 14 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (0.30%) IPv4
16 13 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (8.28%) SQL Server
2 225 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
3 210 (4.78%) MySQL
4 149 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 125 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 115 (2.62%) NoSQL
7 110 (2.50%) Big Data
8 86 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 85 (1.93%) SQL Server 2014
10 84 (1.91%) MongoDB
11 73 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 63 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 60 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
14 45 (1.02%) CouchDB
15 43 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
16 41 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 39 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
18 38 (0.86%) RDBMS
19 31 (0.71%) Oracle Database
20 30 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1087 (24.72%) Selenium
2 662 (15.06%) Cucumber
3 513 (11.67%) JIRA
4 424 (9.64%) WebDriver
5 420 (9.55%) Jenkins
6 388 (8.82%) Git (software)
7 237 (5.39%) SpecFlow
8 221 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 195 (4.43%) JUnit
10 186 (4.23%) TeamCity
11 177 (4.03%) SoapUI
12 169 (3.84%) Appium
13 136 (3.09%) Visual Studio
14 133 (3.02%) JMeter
15 114 (2.59%) Subversion
16 110 (2.50%) Maven
17 96 (2.18%) LoadRunner
18 91 (2.07%) Gradle
19 88 (2.00%) HP UFT
20 81 (1.84%) TestNG
General
1 1268 (28.84%) Finance
2 330 (7.51%) Retail
3 318 (7.23%) Banking
4 198 (4.50%) Games
5 171 (3.89%) Law
6 168 (3.82%) Marketing
7 146 (3.32%) Telecoms
8 99 (2.25%) Advertising
9 84 (1.91%) Front Office
10 72 (1.64%) Back Office
11 63 (1.43%) Legal
12 61 (1.39%) Investment Banking
13 60 (1.36%) Publishing
14 49 (1.11%) Financial Institution
15 23 (0.52%) Automotive
16 22 (0.50%) Billing
17 17 (0.39%) Aerospace
18 15 (0.34%) French Language
18 15 (0.34%) Manufacturing
19 10 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 948 (21.56%) Developer
2 842 (19.15%) Analyst
3 529 (12.03%) QA Engineer
4 416 (9.46%) Tester
5 356 (8.10%) QA Analyst
6 344 (7.82%) Test Analyst
7 282 (6.41%) Test Engineer
8 276 (6.28%) QA Tester
9 216 (4.91%) QA Test Analyst
10 215 (4.89%) Project Manager
11 205 (4.66%) Java Developer
12 198 (4.50%) QA Leader
13 197 (4.48%) QA Test Engineer
14 193 (4.39%) Business Analyst
15 185 (4.21%) Senior Developer
16 171 (3.89%) Automation Tester
17 159 (3.62%) Developer in Test
18 153 (3.48%) Test Manager
19 145 (3.30%) .NET Developer
20 140 (3.18%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 633 (14.40%) .NET
2 616 (14.01%) HTML
3 474 (10.78%) CSS
4 439 (9.98%) Web Services
5 295 (6.71%) XML
6 223 (5.07%) REST
7 207 (4.71%) HTML5
8 186 (4.23%) ASP.NET
9 182 (4.14%) SOAP
10 164 (3.73%) Gherkin
11 158 (3.59%) RESTful
12 145 (3.30%) CSS3
12 145 (3.30%) jQuery
13 142 (3.23%) AngularJS
14 123 (2.80%) Spring
15 119 (2.71%) JSON
16 107 (2.43%) ASP.NET MVC
17 95 (2.16%) .NET Framework
18 83 (1.89%) Sass
19 82 (1.86%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 454 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
2 352 (8.01%) User Experience
3 339 (7.71%) Computer Science
4 325 (7.39%) Mobile App
5 166 (3.78%) Fintech
6 105 (2.39%) Management Information System
7 84 (1.91%) Client/Server
8 81 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 81 (1.84%) Mathematics
9 61 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 61 (1.39%) iPad
10 59 (1.34%) Equities
11 53 (1.21%) Blog
11 53 (1.21%) Derivative
12 46 (1.05%) Data Centre
12 46 (1.05%) Statistics
13 45 (1.02%) iPhone
14 44 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
15 43 (0.98%) Data Structures
15 43 (0.98%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 436 (9.92%) Linux
2 352 (8.01%) Windows
3 348 (7.91%) Unix
4 342 (7.78%) Android
5 274 (6.23%) Apple iOS
6 62 (1.41%) Windows Server
7 32 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (0.57%) CentOS
8 25 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (0.41%) Solaris
11 12 (0.27%) Debian
11 12 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 12 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
11 12 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.20%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (0.16%) AIX
14 4 (0.091%) Kali Linux
14 4 (0.091%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2570 (58.45%) Agile Software Development
2 927 (21.08%) Scrum
3 801 (18.22%) BDD
4 776 (17.65%) TDD
5 607 (13.80%) Test Automation
6 569 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
7 539 (12.26%) Project Management
8 505 (11.49%) SDLC
9 424 (9.64%) Automated Testing
10 394 (8.96%) Software Testing
11 393 (8.94%) Manual Testing
12 373 (8.48%) Automation Testing
13 363 (8.26%) Test Scripting
14 359 (8.16%) Mentoring
15 356 (8.10%) E-Commerce
16 351 (7.98%) User Acceptance Testing
17 318 (7.23%) DevOps
18 314 (7.14%) Kanban
19 307 (6.98%) OO
20 288 (6.55%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1211 (27.54%) Java
2 963 (21.90%) SQL
3 738 (16.78%) C#
4 589 (13.40%) JavaScript
5 398 (9.05%) Python
6 376 (8.55%) Ruby
7 187 (4.25%) PHP
8 182 (4.14%) C++
9 111 (2.52%) C
9 111 (2.52%) Perl
10 103 (2.34%) T-SQL
11 98 (2.23%) PowerShell
12 92 (2.09%) Bash Shell
13 86 (1.96%) PL/SQL
14 83 (1.89%) Shell Script
15 71 (1.61%) Scala
16 67 (1.52%) VB.NET
17 58 (1.32%) XPath
18 57 (1.30%) Groovy
19 53 (1.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 710 (16.15%) Degree
2 263 (5.98%) ISEB
3 262 (5.96%) ISTQB
4 116 (2.64%) PMP
5 100 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 77 (1.75%) PMI Certification
7 74 (1.68%) Security Cleared
8 38 (0.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 32 (0.73%) SC Cleared
10 30 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 28 (0.64%) CREST Certified
12 25 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (0.45%) CHECK Team Leader
14 17 (0.39%) AWS Certification
15 16 (0.36%) CISSP
15 16 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
16 13 (0.30%) DV Cleared
16 13 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 10 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
17 10 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (3.05%) SDET
2 79 (1.80%) Data Quality
3 71 (1.61%) SLA
4 28 (0.64%) GCP
5 20 (0.45%) MiFID
6 18 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.14%) COBIT
8 6 (0.14%) EMIR
9 5 (0.11%) WCAG
10 4 (0.091%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.091%) HL7
10 4 (0.091%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.068%) WAI
12 2 (0.045%) FATCA
12 2 (0.045%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.045%) SEPA
13 1 (0.023%) ISO19770
13 1 (0.023%) P3O
System Software
1 102 (2.32%) Docker
2 95 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (0.73%) Active Directory
4 30 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
5 29 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 22 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
7 21 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (0.41%) NFS
9 16 (0.36%) vSphere
10 11 (0.25%) KVM
11 10 (0.23%) vCloud
12 6 (0.14%) VMware ESX
13 5 (0.11%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.091%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.068%) Time Sharing Option
16 2 (0.045%) Squid
16 2 (0.045%) Virtual Desktop
16 2 (0.045%) XenApp
16 2 (0.045%) XenDesktop
16 2 (0.045%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 126 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
2 114 (2.59%) Puppet
3 81 (1.84%) Ansible
4 52 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
5 44 (1.00%) Nagios
6 31 (0.71%) SCCM
7 22 (0.50%) Rundeck
8 15 (0.34%) SELinux
9 13 (0.30%) HP SiteScope
10 12 (0.27%) FortiGate
11 11 (0.25%) NetBackup
12 10 (0.23%) Packer
12 10 (0.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 10 (0.23%) WSUS
13 9 (0.20%) ZABBIX
14 7 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
14 7 (0.16%) Kubernetes
15 6 (0.14%) CA Service Virtualization
15 6 (0.14%) CloudHub
16 5 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 504 (11.46%) Microsoft
2 318 (7.23%) Oracle
3 113 (2.57%) Google
4 102 (2.32%) VMware
5 101 (2.30%) HP
6 93 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
7 70 (1.59%) SAP
8 60 (1.36%) Informatica
9 57 (1.30%) Atlassian
9 57 (1.30%) Red Hat
10 49 (1.11%) EPiServer
11 48 (1.09%) IBM
12 38 (0.86%) Cisco
13 32 (0.73%) Cognizant
14 30 (0.68%) Siebel
14 30 (0.68%) Tableau
15 29 (0.66%) Adobe
15 29 (0.66%) hybris
16 27 (0.61%) Zend
17 25 (0.57%) EMC
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-32K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £58000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £75,000 + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £52386.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum base plus package!
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum inc Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East London
Good & Co
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East London
Good & Co
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum base.
Posted: Yesterday
Twickenham, Middlesex
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50 - 75k + Benefits;
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Twickenham, Middlesex
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £33000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + good bonus (10%) + health + pensio
Posted: 2 days ago