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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
England / London
Rank 43 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs citing QA 1908 2177 2279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.79% 5.30% 5.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.21% 39.82% 43.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1491 1786 1755
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,300
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
4220 5467 5268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 12.81% 13.31% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3399 4401 4150
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +9 270 £55,000 - 61
Bromley +7 28 £30,000 -53.84%
Chiswick +10 26 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Wimbledon +15 23 £50,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +29 16 £40,000 +14.69% 2
Twickenham +11 10 £33,750 -3.57%
Uxbridge +5 9 - - 3
Ealing +15 6 £57,500 +4.54%
Hammersmith -18 5 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Brentford +1 4 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Croydon -10 4 £52,500 - 1
Canary Wharf -19 4 £95,000 +42.85%
Paddington +1 2 - -
Westminster -4 2 £50,000 -13.04%
Hayes - 2 £72,500 -
Wembley - 2 £30,000 -
Hounslow -2 1 £33,750 +29.80%
Sidcup - 1 £80,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £25,000 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £55,000 -
Mayfair - 1 £50,000 -
Enfield - 1 £42,500 -
Feltham - 1 - -
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 2293 (58.17%) Agile Software Development
2 1122 (28.46%) Finance
3 1111 (28.18%) Java
4 1009 (25.60%) Selenium
5 932 (23.64%) SQL
6 730 (18.52%) C#
7 690 (17.50%) TDD
8 685 (17.38%) BDD
9 676 (17.15%) Scrum
10 671 (17.02%) JavaScript
11 658 (16.69%) Test Automation
12 586 (14.87%) Degree
13 556 (14.10%) .NET
14 539 (13.67%) Microsoft
15 534 (13.55%) Continuous Integration
16 525 (13.32%) SDLC
17 524 (13.29%) Cucumber
17 524 (13.29%) Web Services
18 476 (12.08%) Linux
19 475 (12.05%) HTML
20 457 (11.59%) Project Management
21 456 (11.57%) Python
22 455 (11.54%) Git (software)
23 448 (11.36%) E-Commerce
24 435 (11.04%) WebDriver
25 427 (10.83%) JIRA
26 415 (10.53%) SQL Server
27 412 (10.45%) Automated Testing
27 412 (10.45%) Software Engineering
28 382 (9.69%) Analytical Skills

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
1 174 (4.41%) CMS
2 156 (3.96%) Confluence
3 105 (2.66%) Tomcat
4 100 (2.54%) IIS
5 92 (2.33%) EPiServer
6 90 (2.28%) Apache
7 63 (1.60%) SharePoint
8 53 (1.34%) JBoss
9 47 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
10 39 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 37 (0.94%) Apache Spark
12 33 (0.84%) WebSphere
13 30 (0.76%) WebLogic
14 29 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
15 27 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
16 23 (0.58%) nginx
17 22 (0.56%) OpenStack
18 20 (0.51%) MQSeries
19 17 (0.43%) Umbraco
20 12 (0.30%) Jetty
Applications
1 224 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 122 (3.09%) MS Office
3 87 (2.21%) MS Project
4 68 (1.73%) MS Visio
5 35 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 20 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.10%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.10%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.051%) NUKE
11 2 (0.051%) SPSS
12 1 (0.025%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.025%) Autodesk Flame
12 1 (0.025%) HipChat
12 1 (0.025%) Houdini
12 1 (0.025%) Maya
Business Applications
1 28 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 14 (0.36%) SAP R/3
5 10 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.15%) Infor CloudSuite
6 6 (0.15%) Infor M3
6 6 (0.15%) Northgate Housing
7 5 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
8 4 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.076%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 3 (0.076%) Magento
9 3 (0.076%) Misys Midas
9 3 (0.076%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.076%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.076%) SAP FSCM
10 2 (0.051%) FastStats
10 2 (0.051%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 250 (6.34%) Amazon AWS
2 180 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 151 (3.83%) SaaS
4 93 (2.36%) GitHub
5 65 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
6 46 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 43 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
8 39 (0.99%) Amazon S3
9 30 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
10 29 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 28 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
12 27 (0.68%) IaaS
13 24 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
14 21 (0.53%) PaaS
15 20 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
16 17 (0.43%) Google Play
16 17 (0.43%) Office 365
17 16 (0.41%) Force.com
18 13 (0.33%) OpenShift
19 7 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 177 (4.49%) Internet
2 120 (3.04%) HTTP
3 96 (2.44%) Intranet
4 86 (2.18%) TCP/IP
5 53 (1.34%) HTTPS
6 49 (1.24%) Firewall
7 35 (0.89%) Network Security
8 31 (0.79%) SAN
9 26 (0.66%) SSL
10 23 (0.58%) VPN
11 22 (0.56%) LDAP
11 22 (0.56%) Multicast
12 20 (0.51%) WAN
13 19 (0.48%) LAN
14 18 (0.46%) DNS
15 16 (0.41%) Kerberos
16 14 (0.36%) DHCP
16 14 (0.36%) FTP
17 13 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (0.33%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 415 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 187 (4.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 185 (4.69%) Relational Database
4 180 (4.57%) NoSQL
5 179 (4.54%) Data Warehouse
6 172 (4.36%) MySQL
7 120 (3.04%) Big Data
8 104 (2.64%) SQL Server 2014
9 103 (2.61%) MongoDB
10 96 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 82 (2.08%) Hadoop
12 68 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 60 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
14 51 (1.29%) HBase
15 47 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
16 45 (1.14%) Oracle Database
17 43 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
18 40 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
19 38 (0.96%) Power BI
20 37 (0.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1009 (25.60%) Selenium
2 524 (13.29%) Cucumber
3 455 (11.54%) Git (software)
4 435 (11.04%) WebDriver
5 427 (10.83%) JIRA
6 345 (8.75%) Jenkins
7 232 (5.89%) JUnit
8 201 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 181 (4.59%) SpecFlow
10 170 (4.31%) SoapUI
11 169 (4.29%) Appium
12 165 (4.19%) Maven
13 153 (3.88%) TeamCity
13 153 (3.88%) Visual Studio
14 132 (3.35%) Subversion
15 131 (3.32%) JMeter
16 107 (2.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 88 (2.23%) HP UFT
18 67 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
19 62 (1.57%) Protractor
General
1 1122 (28.46%) Finance
2 309 (7.84%) Banking
3 262 (6.65%) Retail
4 155 (3.93%) Games
5 147 (3.73%) Marketing
6 124 (3.15%) Front Office
7 101 (2.56%) Telecoms
8 85 (2.16%) Publishing
9 79 (2.00%) Investment Banking
10 65 (1.65%) Advertising
11 59 (1.50%) Back Office
12 58 (1.47%) Financial Institution
13 50 (1.27%) Law
14 47 (1.19%) Automotive
15 45 (1.14%) Manufacturing
16 34 (0.86%) Legal
17 19 (0.48%) Aerospace
17 19 (0.48%) Music Industry
18 13 (0.33%) Billing
19 12 (0.30%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 787 (19.96%) Developer
2 595 (15.09%) Analyst
3 545 (13.83%) QA Engineer
4 456 (11.57%) Tester
5 305 (7.74%) QA Tester
6 253 (6.42%) QA Analyst
7 248 (6.29%) Automation Tester
8 245 (6.22%) Test Engineer
9 233 (5.91%) Java Developer
10 213 (5.40%) Test Analyst
11 183 (4.64%) Project Manager
12 180 (4.57%) QA Leader
13 179 (4.54%) .NET Developer
14 172 (4.36%) Senior Developer
15 165 (4.19%) QA Automation Tester
16 159 (4.03%) QA Automation Engineer
17 150 (3.81%) Business Analyst
18 142 (3.60%) Senior QA Engineer
19 140 (3.55%) QA Test Engineer
20 139 (3.53%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 556 (14.10%) .NET
2 524 (13.29%) Web Services
3 475 (12.05%) HTML
4 377 (9.56%) XML
5 351 (8.90%) CSS
6 231 (5.86%) ASP.NET
7 216 (5.48%) REST
8 207 (5.25%) HTML5
9 181 (4.59%) SOAP
10 171 (4.34%) RESTful
11 160 (4.06%) Spring
12 155 (3.93%) Gherkin
13 150 (3.81%) AngularJS
14 141 (3.58%) CSS3
15 123 (3.12%) ASP.NET MVC
16 117 (2.97%) Node.js
17 116 (2.94%) .NET Framework
18 109 (2.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 109 (2.77%) JSON
19 101 (2.56%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 382 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
2 317 (8.04%) Computer Science
3 312 (7.91%) User Experience
4 242 (6.14%) Mobile App
5 178 (4.52%) Management Information System
6 171 (4.34%) Fintech
7 92 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 91 (2.31%) Fixed Income
9 80 (2.03%) Client/Server
10 77 (1.95%) Equities
11 75 (1.90%) Data Centre
12 69 (1.75%) Derivative
13 62 (1.57%) Algorithms
14 61 (1.55%) Data Structures
15 50 (1.27%) Virtual Team
16 48 (1.22%) iPad
17 45 (1.14%) Digital Media
18 41 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
19 40 (1.01%) Online Games
19 40 (1.01%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 476 (12.08%) Linux
2 306 (7.76%) Windows
3 262 (6.65%) Android
4 258 (6.54%) Unix
5 209 (5.30%) Apple iOS
6 55 (1.40%) Windows Server
7 26 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (0.63%) Mac OS X
9 21 (0.53%) CentOS
9 21 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (0.51%) Windows 7
11 15 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (0.38%) Solaris
12 13 (0.33%) Windows 8
13 11 (0.28%) Windows 10
13 11 (0.28%) Windows Phone
14 9 (0.23%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.13%) Debian
16 4 (0.10%) Kali Linux
17 3 (0.076%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2293 (58.17%) Agile Software Development
2 690 (17.50%) TDD
3 685 (17.38%) BDD
4 676 (17.15%) Scrum
5 658 (16.69%) Test Automation
6 534 (13.55%) Continuous Integration
7 525 (13.32%) SDLC
8 457 (11.59%) Project Management
9 448 (11.36%) E-Commerce
10 412 (10.45%) Automated Testing
10 412 (10.45%) Software Engineering
11 373 (9.46%) DevOps
12 362 (9.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 350 (8.88%) Manual Testing
14 328 (8.32%) OO
14 328 (8.32%) Software Testing
15 326 (8.27%) Test Scripting
16 322 (8.17%) Automation Testing
17 285 (7.23%) Regression Testing
18 273 (6.93%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1111 (28.18%) Java
2 932 (23.64%) SQL
3 730 (18.52%) C#
4 671 (17.02%) JavaScript
5 456 (11.57%) Python
6 274 (6.95%) Ruby
7 160 (4.06%) C++
8 149 (3.78%) Bash Shell
9 115 (2.92%) PHP
10 106 (2.69%) C
10 106 (2.69%) T-SQL
11 105 (2.66%) Perl
12 103 (2.61%) Scala
13 96 (2.44%) PowerShell
14 93 (2.36%) XPath
15 77 (1.95%) Groovy
16 62 (1.57%) Shell Script
17 55 (1.40%) PL/SQL
18 43 (1.09%) VBScript
19 40 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 586 (14.87%) Degree
2 223 (5.66%) ISEB
3 202 (5.12%) ISTQB
4 84 (2.13%) PMP
5 54 (1.37%) PMI Certification
6 51 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 38 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 28 (0.71%) APMP
9 28 (0.71%) Security Cleared
10 23 (0.58%) AWS Certification
10 23 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 21 (0.53%) MCP
12 20 (0.51%) PhD
13 18 (0.46%) MBA
14 16 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (0.38%) CCNA
15 15 (0.38%) SC Cleared
16 14 (0.36%) CCSA
16 14 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (3.58%) SDET
2 74 (1.88%) PMO
3 73 (1.85%) SLA
4 34 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 29 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.36%) MiFID
7 12 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.30%) P3O
8 11 (0.28%) COBIT
9 8 (0.20%) HL7
9 8 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.15%) GCP
10 6 (0.15%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.13%) SEPA
12 4 (0.10%) EMIR
12 4 (0.10%) SSAE 16
13 3 (0.076%) IFRS
13 3 (0.076%) IFRS 9
14 2 (0.051%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.051%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 104 (2.64%) Docker
2 59 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (1.34%) Active Directory
4 29 (0.74%) vSphere
5 28 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 16 (0.41%) XenApp
7 12 (0.30%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (0.20%) vCloud
10 5 (0.13%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.10%) etcd
12 3 (0.076%) Firmware
12 3 (0.076%) HDFS
12 3 (0.076%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.076%) XenServer
13 2 (0.051%) KVM
13 2 (0.051%) Squid
13 2 (0.051%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 113 (2.87%) Puppet
2 102 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
3 85 (2.16%) Ansible
4 78 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
5 34 (0.86%) SCCM
6 24 (0.61%) Kubernetes
7 19 (0.48%) Nagios
8 16 (0.41%) SELinux
9 14 (0.36%) Kibana
10 13 (0.33%) Grafana
11 12 (0.30%) StatsD
12 10 (0.25%) Consul
12 10 (0.25%) Rancher
13 9 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
14 8 (0.20%) WebSphere Cast Iron
15 7 (0.18%) Rundeck
16 6 (0.15%) Salt
17 5 (0.13%) Mesos
17 5 (0.13%) ZABBIX
18 4 (0.10%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 539 (13.67%) Microsoft
2 289 (7.33%) Oracle
3 115 (2.92%) Google
4 82 (2.08%) SAP
5 80 (2.03%) HP
6 79 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
7 70 (1.78%) VMware
8 68 (1.73%) Red Hat
9 59 (1.50%) Atlassian
10 53 (1.34%) Siebel
10 53 (1.34%) Sun
11 43 (1.09%) Citrix
12 41 (1.04%) IBM
13 38 (0.96%) Cognizant
14 36 (0.91%) Cisco
15 34 (0.86%) Sitecore
16 33 (0.84%) Tableau
17 30 (0.76%) New Relic
18 29 (0.74%) Adobe
19 27 (0.68%) Splunk
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per day + Beneifts
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
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London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
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Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus and Benefits
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London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
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Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
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Salary: From £0 to £55,000 per annum
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Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
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London
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Salary: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
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Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65k per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £59000 - £60000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Flex Bens, Bonus, Health, Pension
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City, London
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Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + pension + health care
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Plus package
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London
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