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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 43 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 2002 2354 2489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.66% 5.38% 5.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.16% 46.40% 47.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1615 1860 1892
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 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
4337 5073 5191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 12.25% 11.60% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3579 4066 4161
Median salary £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,619 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +6.02%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +30 327 £55,000 - 62
Kingston Upon Thames +17 19 £40,000 - 2
Ealing +14 16 £57,500 +4.54%
Wimbledon +6 14 £85,000 +41.66%
Chiswick +5 12 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Chessington - 10 £40,000 -
Uxbridge 0 8 £45,000 -10.00%
Surbiton - 6 £42,500 - 1
Hammersmith +17 5 £69,250 +55.61% 1
Twickenham +5 5 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Hounslow +18 4 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Drayton +4 4 - -
Brentford -1 4 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Bromley -4 4 £30,000 -53.84%
Sidcup - 4 £67,500 -
Canary Wharf -4 3 £62,500 -10.71%
Paddington - 2 - -
Docklands, London +8 1 £200,000 +175.86%
Beckenham +3 1 £40,000 -14.89%
Hayes -3 1 £72,500 -
Barnet -8 1 £37,500 -
Westminster - 1 £60,000 -
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 2365 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 1173 (28.23%) Finance
3 1127 (27.12%) Java
4 1036 (24.93%) Selenium
5 957 (23.03%) SQL
6 817 (19.66%) Scrum
7 759 (18.27%) C#
8 744 (17.91%) BDD
9 699 (16.82%) TDD
10 671 (16.15%) JavaScript
11 639 (15.38%) Cucumber
12 627 (15.09%) Test Automation
12 627 (15.09%) .NET
13 620 (14.92%) Degree
14 599 (14.42%) HTML
15 578 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
16 531 (12.78%) Microsoft
17 519 (12.49%) SDLC
18 507 (12.20%) Project Management
19 489 (11.77%) JIRA
20 488 (11.74%) Web Services
21 487 (11.72%) Linux
22 459 (11.05%) Git (software)
23 447 (10.76%) CSS
24 437 (10.52%) Python
25 426 (10.25%) Automated Testing
26 405 (9.75%) Jenkins
27 402 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
28 399 (9.60%) E-Commerce
29 386 (9.29%) Software 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
1 171 (4.12%) Confluence
2 164 (3.95%) CMS
3 106 (2.55%) IIS
4 80 (1.93%) Tomcat
5 62 (1.49%) SharePoint
6 61 (1.47%) Apache
7 31 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
7 31 (0.75%) WebSphere
8 30 (0.72%) nginx
9 29 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 27 (0.65%) Umbraco
11 25 (0.60%) WebLogic
12 22 (0.53%) JBoss
13 19 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
14 18 (0.43%) Apache Spark
15 13 (0.31%) SAS
15 13 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
16 12 (0.29%) Drupal
16 12 (0.29%) OpenStack
17 9 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 238 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 140 (3.37%) MS Office
3 85 (2.05%) MS Project
4 67 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 42 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 36 (0.87%) Photoshop
7 21 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.17%) AutoCAD
10 6 (0.14%) SPSS
11 5 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.096%) Fireworks
13 3 (0.072%) Chatbot
13 3 (0.072%) InfoPath
14 2 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.048%) NUKE
15 1 (0.024%) Autodesk Flame
15 1 (0.024%) Houdini
15 1 (0.024%) Maya
Business Applications
1 37 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.24%) Magento
5 9 (0.22%) LatentZero
5 9 (0.22%) Markit EDM
5 9 (0.22%) thinkFolio
6 7 (0.17%) CSG Singleview
7 6 (0.14%) SAP hybris
7 6 (0.14%) SAP R/3
8 4 (0.096%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.096%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.096%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.072%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.072%) Eagle PACE
9 3 (0.072%) Misys Midas
9 3 (0.072%) Oracle AML
9 3 (0.072%) SAP HCM
9 3 (0.072%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 224 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
2 148 (3.56%) SaaS
3 118 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 84 (2.02%) GitHub
5 53 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
6 45 (1.08%) Amazon S3
7 36 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
8 34 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
9 33 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 31 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
11 29 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
12 20 (0.48%) Google Play
13 18 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
13 18 (0.43%) PaaS
14 12 (0.29%) Office 365
14 12 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
15 11 (0.26%) Google Analytics
16 10 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
16 10 (0.24%) iTunes
17 8 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 179 (4.31%) Internet
2 119 (2.86%) HTTP
3 102 (2.45%) Intranet
4 77 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 76 (1.83%) HTTPS
6 47 (1.13%) Firewall
7 42 (1.01%) Network Security
8 35 (0.84%) LDAP
8 35 (0.84%) SAN
9 27 (0.65%) SSL
10 26 (0.63%) Kerberos
11 25 (0.60%) NAS
12 23 (0.55%) WAN
13 21 (0.51%) VPN
14 20 (0.48%) LAN
15 18 (0.43%) Multicast
16 13 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
17 12 (0.29%) DNS
18 11 (0.26%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 378 (9.10%) SQL Server
2 192 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
3 189 (4.55%) MySQL
4 169 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 167 (4.02%) Relational Database
6 152 (3.66%) NoSQL
7 114 (2.74%) Big Data
8 107 (2.58%) SQL Server 2014
9 102 (2.45%) MongoDB
10 78 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 60 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
12 59 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
13 58 (1.40%) Oracle BI EE
14 56 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 53 (1.28%) Hadoop
16 46 (1.11%) CouchDB
17 40 (0.96%) RDBMS
18 33 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
18 33 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
19 29 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1036 (24.93%) Selenium
2 639 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 489 (11.77%) JIRA
4 459 (11.05%) Git (software)
5 405 (9.75%) Jenkins
6 385 (9.27%) WebDriver
7 213 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 212 (5.10%) JUnit
9 210 (5.05%) SpecFlow
10 174 (4.19%) SoapUI
11 167 (4.02%) TeamCity
12 154 (3.71%) Appium
13 142 (3.42%) JMeter
14 140 (3.37%) Visual Studio
15 124 (2.98%) Maven
16 114 (2.74%) Subversion
17 103 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 78 (1.88%) Gradle
19 75 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
20 70 (1.68%) TestNG
General
1 1173 (28.23%) Finance
2 301 (7.24%) Banking
3 282 (6.79%) Retail
4 176 (4.24%) Games
5 164 (3.95%) Marketing
6 142 (3.42%) Telecoms
7 117 (2.82%) Law
8 111 (2.67%) Front Office
9 88 (2.12%) Advertising
10 76 (1.83%) Publishing
11 75 (1.81%) Investment Banking
12 67 (1.61%) Back Office
13 52 (1.25%) Legal
14 50 (1.20%) Financial Institution
15 24 (0.58%) Automotive
16 23 (0.55%) Billing
17 21 (0.51%) Manufacturing
18 15 (0.36%) Aerospace
19 13 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
20 11 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 866 (20.84%) Developer
2 687 (16.53%) Analyst
3 495 (11.91%) QA Engineer
4 423 (10.18%) Tester
5 293 (7.05%) QA Tester
6 281 (6.76%) QA Analyst
7 260 (6.26%) Test Analyst
8 224 (5.39%) Test Engineer
9 214 (5.15%) Java Developer
10 211 (5.08%) Project Manager
11 208 (5.01%) QA Leader
12 200 (4.81%) Automation Tester
13 196 (4.72%) .NET Developer
14 193 (4.65%) Senior Developer
15 162 (3.90%) Business Analyst
16 157 (3.78%) QA Test Analyst
17 145 (3.49%) C# Developer
18 141 (3.39%) QA Automation Tester
19 139 (3.35%) Test Manager
20 136 (3.27%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 627 (15.09%) .NET
2 599 (14.42%) HTML
3 488 (11.74%) Web Services
4 447 (10.76%) CSS
5 357 (8.59%) XML
6 238 (5.73%) REST
7 226 (5.44%) ASP.NET
8 225 (5.42%) HTML5
9 194 (4.67%) SOAP
10 170 (4.09%) Gherkin
11 155 (3.73%) CSS3
12 151 (3.63%) RESTful
13 138 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC
14 137 (3.30%) Spring
15 136 (3.27%) AngularJS
16 124 (2.98%) JSON
17 122 (2.94%) .NET Framework
18 102 (2.45%) jQuery
19 101 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 95 (2.29%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 402 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 329 (7.92%) User Experience
3 292 (7.03%) Mobile App
4 284 (6.84%) Computer Science
5 155 (3.73%) Fintech
6 143 (3.44%) Management Information System
7 86 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 86 (2.07%) Mathematics
8 73 (1.76%) Client/Server
9 70 (1.68%) Data Structures
9 70 (1.68%) Derivative
10 66 (1.59%) Fixed Income
11 60 (1.44%) Equities
12 59 (1.42%) iPad
13 58 (1.40%) Data Centre
14 54 (1.30%) Algorithms
15 53 (1.28%) Statistics
16 46 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
17 43 (1.03%) Online Games
17 43 (1.03%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 487 (11.72%) Linux
2 361 (8.69%) Windows
3 353 (8.50%) Unix
4 341 (8.21%) Android
5 273 (6.57%) Apple iOS
6 63 (1.52%) Windows Server
7 28 (0.67%) CentOS
7 28 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (0.46%) Mac OS X
11 16 (0.39%) Solaris
12 15 (0.36%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.26%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.24%) Debian
15 9 (0.22%) Windows 7
16 8 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (0.17%) Windows Phone
18 5 (0.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2365 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 817 (19.66%) Scrum
3 744 (17.91%) BDD
4 699 (16.82%) TDD
5 627 (15.09%) Test Automation
6 578 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
7 519 (12.49%) SDLC
8 507 (12.20%) Project Management
9 426 (10.25%) Automated Testing
10 399 (9.60%) E-Commerce
11 386 (9.29%) Software Testing
12 368 (8.86%) Test Scripting
13 357 (8.59%) Manual Testing
14 353 (8.50%) DevOps
15 350 (8.42%) User Acceptance Testing
16 316 (7.61%) Automation Testing
17 312 (7.51%) OO
18 303 (7.29%) Regression Testing
19 300 (7.22%) Mentoring
20 292 (7.03%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1127 (27.12%) Java
2 957 (23.03%) SQL
3 759 (18.27%) C#
4 671 (16.15%) JavaScript
5 437 (10.52%) Python
6 352 (8.47%) Ruby
7 208 (5.01%) C++
8 149 (3.59%) Bash Shell
9 137 (3.30%) C
10 130 (3.13%) Perl
11 120 (2.89%) PHP
12 115 (2.77%) T-SQL
13 111 (2.67%) PowerShell
14 100 (2.41%) Scala
15 84 (2.02%) XPath
16 72 (1.73%) PL/SQL
17 67 (1.61%) Shell Script
18 64 (1.54%) Groovy
19 50 (1.20%) VB.NET
20 47 (1.13%) R
Qualifications
1 620 (14.92%) Degree
2 263 (6.33%) ISEB
3 234 (5.63%) ISTQB
4 118 (2.84%) PMP
5 76 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 60 (1.44%) PMI Certification
7 52 (1.25%) Security Cleared
8 41 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 33 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
10 26 (0.63%) AWS Certification
11 25 (0.60%) SC Cleared
12 20 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
12 20 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 18 (0.43%) PhD
14 17 (0.41%) CREST Certified
14 17 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 16 (0.39%) DV Cleared
15 16 (0.39%) MCP
16 13 (0.31%) CHECK Team Leader
16 13 (0.31%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (3.47%) SDET
2 87 (2.09%) SLA
3 48 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 25 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.43%) GCP
6 12 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.29%) P3O
7 11 (0.26%) MiFID
8 10 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.12%) HL7
9 5 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.12%) SEPA
10 4 (0.096%) WCAG
11 3 (0.072%) COBIT
11 3 (0.072%) EMIR
12 2 (0.048%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.024%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.024%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.024%) GAAP
13 1 (0.024%) WAI
System Software
1 96 (2.31%) Docker
2 82 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (1.03%) Active Directory
4 31 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
5 24 (0.58%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
7 16 (0.39%) vSphere
8 14 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.26%) NFS
10 10 (0.24%) XenApp
11 9 (0.22%) XenDesktop
12 8 (0.19%) vCloud
13 7 (0.17%) VirtualBox
14 5 (0.12%) KVM
15 4 (0.096%) etcd
16 3 (0.072%) HDFS
16 3 (0.072%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.072%) XenServer
17 2 (0.048%) Firmware
17 2 (0.048%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 132 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
2 127 (3.06%) Puppet
3 85 (2.05%) Ansible
4 73 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
5 37 (0.89%) SCCM
6 32 (0.77%) Nagios
7 26 (0.63%) SELinux
8 22 (0.53%) Kubernetes
9 19 (0.46%) Rundeck
10 11 (0.26%) HP SiteScope
11 10 (0.24%) Consul
12 7 (0.17%) FortiGate
12 7 (0.17%) Grafana
12 7 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
12 7 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (0.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 7 (0.17%) WSUS
13 6 (0.14%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.14%) Packer
13 6 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 531 (12.78%) Microsoft
2 320 (7.70%) Oracle
3 105 (2.53%) Google
4 94 (2.26%) VMware
5 92 (2.21%) HP
6 89 (2.14%) EPiServer
7 87 (2.09%) SAP
8 78 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
9 76 (1.83%) Atlassian
10 73 (1.76%) Red Hat
11 56 (1.35%) IBM
12 53 (1.28%) Siebel
13 48 (1.16%) Informatica
14 44 (1.06%) Sun
15 35 (0.84%) Cisco
16 31 (0.75%) hybris
17 30 (0.72%) Cognizant
17 30 (0.72%) New Relic
18 28 (0.67%) Citrix
19 26 (0.63%) EMC
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East London
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £0 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Acutest
Salary: £23,000 per annum + Full training + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 4 hours ago
North London
Nakama
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Cloudscope
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Whitbread
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + 15% Bonus plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Great Package and benefits - free lunch!
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £56,300 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
East London
Coded People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + good bonus (10%) + health + pensio
Posted: Yesterday