The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 34 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 3040 2420 2804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.33% 5.47% 5.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 56.86% 52.32% 56.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2392 1935 2350
Average salary £50,000 £51,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5346 4625 4923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.14% 10.45% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4197 3728 4086
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
England

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in London

QA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +21 720 £52,500 -4.54% 104
Docklands, London +4 19 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Canary Wharf +13 14 £70,000 -8.19%
Uxbridge +11 12 £50,000 +11.11%
Sidcup 0 11 £55,000 +9.86%
Kingston Upon Thames -11 11 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Croydon -10 7 £47,500 +43.93% 2
Bromley -5 6 £55,000 -24.13% 3
Surbiton - 6 £39,000 -
Wembley -2 5 £55,000 +22.22%
Ruislip - 5 £35,000 -
Harrow - 4 £35,000 - 1
Teddington - 4 £40,000 -
Hounslow -14 3 £60,000 - 1
Isleworth - 3 £52,500 - 1
Dagenham - 3 £55,000 - 1
Paddington +5 2 - -
Ealing -7 2 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Chiswick - 2 £40,500 -
Westminster -9 1 £25,214 -65.22%
Chessington - 1 £50,000 -
Brentford - 1 £40,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £25,000 -
Hackney - 1 £45,000 -
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 1831 (29.67%) Finance
2 1717 (27.82%) SQL
3 1690 (27.38%) Java
4 1652 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
5 1376 (22.29%) Selenium
6 1227 (19.88%) Scrum
7 1199 (19.43%) Degree
8 1015 (16.45%) C#
9 981 (15.89%) JavaScript
10 933 (15.12%) TDD
11 911 (14.76%) HTML
12 883 (14.31%) .NET
13 794 (12.86%) SQL Server
14 761 (12.33%) E-Commerce
15 739 (11.97%) Linux
16 710 (11.50%) Automated Testing
17 708 (11.47%) Microsoft
18 690 (11.18%) Test Automation
19 679 (11.00%) BDD
20 674 (10.92%) Retail
21 673 (10.90%) CSS
22 667 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
23 645 (10.45%) Project Management
24 642 (10.40%) Windows
25 636 (10.30%) WebDriver
26 635 (10.29%) Software Testing
27 634 (10.27%) Oracle
28 613 (9.93%) Computer Science
29 591 (9.58%) Test Scripting
30 567 (9.19%) Cucumber

QA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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
1 214 (3.47%) CMS
2 191 (3.09%) Apache
3 166 (2.69%) IIS
4 135 (2.19%) Tomcat
5 115 (1.86%) SharePoint
6 109 (1.77%) Confluence
7 107 (1.73%) Node.js
8 80 (1.30%) WebSphere
9 78 (1.26%) Drupal
10 61 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
11 58 (0.94%) Apache Solr
11 58 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
12 56 (0.91%) nginx
13 37 (0.60%) SAS
14 32 (0.52%) WordPress
15 29 (0.47%) MS Exchange
16 23 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
16 23 (0.37%) OpenStack
17 20 (0.32%) Jetty
18 19 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 443 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 226 (3.66%) MS Office
3 96 (1.56%) Photoshop
4 91 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 63 (1.02%) MS Project
6 60 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
7 48 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
8 27 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
9 25 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
10 17 (0.28%) InDesign
11 11 (0.18%) SPSS
12 6 (0.097%) AutoCAD
13 4 (0.065%) Adobe After Effects
14 3 (0.049%) InfoPath
14 3 (0.049%) Maya
14 3 (0.049%) Mingle
15 1 (0.016%) PowerPivot
15 1 (0.016%) CINEMA 4D
15 1 (0.016%) Doxygen
15 1 (0.016%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 56 (0.91%) Magento
2 43 (0.70%) JDE OneWorld
3 34 (0.55%) SAP FI
3 34 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
3 34 (0.55%) SAP CO
4 27 (0.44%) Sophis RISQUE
5 20 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 18 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
7 17 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
8 14 (0.23%) BASE24
9 13 (0.21%) SAP ERP
10 12 (0.19%) Google Analytics
10 12 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
11 11 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
11 11 (0.18%) SiteCatalyst
12 10 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
13 9 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
13 9 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 7 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
14 7 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 173 (2.80%) SaaS
2 113 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
3 92 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 72 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 41 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
6 36 (0.58%) PaaS
7 31 (0.50%) IaaS
8 27 (0.44%) Rackspace Cloud
9 20 (0.32%) GitHub
10 17 (0.28%) LucidChart
11 13 (0.21%) Force.com
12 12 (0.19%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
14 9 (0.15%) ElastiCache
14 9 (0.15%) Google Apps
14 9 (0.15%) Office 365
15 8 (0.13%) Heroku
16 4 (0.065%) StrongView
17 2 (0.032%) Engine Yard
17 2 (0.032%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 277 (4.49%) Internet
2 148 (2.40%) HTTP
3 86 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 74 (1.20%) Firewall
5 70 (1.13%) Intranet
6 40 (0.65%) LAN
7 37 (0.60%) WAN
8 34 (0.55%) SNMP
9 33 (0.53%) SAN
10 27 (0.44%) VPN
11 25 (0.41%) DNS
12 24 (0.39%) VoIP
13 22 (0.36%) SSL
14 18 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (0.28%) VLAN
16 16 (0.26%) NAS
16 16 (0.26%) Ethernet
17 15 (0.24%) Network Security
18 14 (0.23%) FTP
19 12 (0.19%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 794 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 460 (7.45%) MySQL
3 331 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
4 258 (4.18%) Relational Database
5 171 (2.77%) MongoDB
6 170 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 162 (2.62%) Big Data
8 156 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 146 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 134 (2.17%) DB2
11 112 (1.81%) NoSQL
12 107 (1.73%) RDBMS
13 106 (1.72%) Oracle Database
14 94 (1.52%) Hadoop
15 84 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
16 74 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 74 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
17 70 (1.13%) OLAP
18 67 (1.09%) OLTP
19 58 (0.94%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1376 (22.29%) Selenium
2 636 (10.30%) WebDriver
3 567 (9.19%) Cucumber
4 512 (8.30%) JIRA
5 462 (7.49%) Git (software)
6 330 (5.35%) Jenkins
7 288 (4.67%) Subversion
8 280 (4.54%) JUnit
9 247 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
10 244 (3.95%) Visual Studio
11 231 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 215 (3.48%) FitNesse
13 205 (3.32%) Maven
14 170 (2.75%) SpecFlow
15 163 (2.64%) TeamCity
16 159 (2.58%) SoapUI
17 158 (2.56%) Hudson
18 124 (2.01%) JMeter
19 110 (1.78%) NUnit
20 89 (1.44%) Calabash
General
1 1831 (29.67%) Finance
2 674 (10.92%) Retail
3 535 (8.67%) Banking
4 394 (6.38%) Marketing
5 364 (5.90%) Games
6 231 (3.74%) Investment Banking
7 220 (3.56%) Telecoms
8 193 (3.13%) Publishing
9 176 (2.85%) Front Office
10 153 (2.48%) Back Office
11 137 (2.22%) Advertising
12 97 (1.57%) Financial Institution
13 95 (1.54%) Law
14 84 (1.36%) Legal
15 69 (1.12%) Music Industry
16 57 (0.92%) Manufacturing
17 41 (0.66%) Automotive
18 37 (0.60%) Retail Banking
18 37 (0.60%) Billing
19 25 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1333 (21.60%) Developer
2 1281 (20.76%) Analyst
3 643 (10.42%) Tester
4 614 (9.95%) QA Engineer
5 583 (9.45%) Test Analyst
6 421 (6.82%) QA Analyst
7 383 (6.21%) Test Engineer
8 368 (5.96%) Consultant
9 320 (5.18%) QA Tester
10 317 (5.14%) Senior Developer
11 315 (5.10%) Business Analyst
12 290 (4.70%) Java Developer
13 286 (4.63%) Architect
14 238 (3.86%) Project Manager
15 223 (3.61%) QA Manager
16 221 (3.58%) Test Manager
17 201 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
18 192 (3.11%) Automation Engineer
19 164 (2.66%) QA Test Analyst
20 160 (2.59%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 911 (14.76%) HTML
2 883 (14.31%) .NET
3 673 (10.90%) CSS
4 492 (7.97%) Web Services
5 484 (7.84%) XML
6 394 (6.38%) jQuery
7 343 (5.56%) HTML5
8 299 (4.84%) REST
9 267 (4.33%) Spring
10 259 (4.20%) ASP.NET
11 250 (4.05%) SOAP
12 244 (3.95%) CSS3
13 223 (3.61%) J2EE
14 215 (3.48%) Hibernate
15 212 (3.43%) Ajax
16 193 (3.13%) JSON
17 184 (2.98%) RESTful
18 174 (2.82%) Gherkin
19 154 (2.50%) .NET Framework
20 120 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 613 (9.93%) Computer Science
2 390 (6.32%) Mobile App
3 343 (5.56%) Open Source
4 156 (2.53%) Equities
5 151 (2.45%) Management Information System
6 146 (2.37%) Client/Server
7 145 (2.35%) Blackberry
8 142 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 139 (2.25%) Derivative
10 124 (2.01%) Mathematics
11 121 (1.96%) iPhone
12 104 (1.69%) Social Media
13 102 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
14 97 (1.57%) iPad
15 91 (1.47%) Digital Media
16 83 (1.34%) Visualisation
17 72 (1.17%) Blog
18 67 (1.09%) Fixed Income
19 66 (1.07%) Data Integration
20 56 (0.91%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 739 (11.97%) Linux
2 642 (10.40%) Windows
3 501 (8.12%) Android
4 479 (7.76%) UNIX
5 393 (6.37%) Apple iOS
6 106 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 67 (1.09%) Ubuntu
8 64 (1.04%) Debian
9 52 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 39 (0.63%) Solaris
11 37 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 35 (0.57%) Windows 7
13 33 (0.53%) Windows Phone
13 33 (0.53%) Windows XP
14 30 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 28 (0.45%) CentOS
15 28 (0.45%) Mac OS X
15 28 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
16 21 (0.34%) Windows Vista
17 16 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1652 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
2 1227 (19.88%) Scrum
3 933 (15.12%) TDD
4 761 (12.33%) E-Commerce
5 710 (11.50%) Automated Testing
6 690 (11.18%) Test Automation
7 679 (11.00%) BDD
8 667 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 645 (10.45%) Project Management
10 635 (10.29%) Software Testing
11 591 (9.58%) Test Scripting
12 561 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
13 529 (8.57%) OO
14 468 (7.58%) Automation Testing
15 393 (6.37%) Software Engineering
16 371 (6.01%) Manual Testing
17 365 (5.91%) Regression Testing
18 327 (5.30%) User Stories
19 321 (5.20%) Performance Testing
20 312 (5.06%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1717 (27.82%) SQL
2 1690 (27.38%) Java
3 1015 (16.45%) C#
4 981 (15.89%) JavaScript
5 555 (8.99%) Python
6 531 (8.60%) PHP
7 403 (6.53%) Ruby
8 244 (3.95%) C++
9 217 (3.52%) Perl
10 136 (2.20%) C
11 129 (2.09%) T-SQL
12 119 (1.93%) Shell Script
13 104 (1.69%) VB
14 101 (1.64%) Bash Shell
15 94 (1.52%) Objective-C
16 74 (1.20%) PL/SQL
17 68 (1.10%) VBScript
18 64 (1.04%) PowerShell
19 61 (0.99%) ActionScript
19 61 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1199 (19.43%) Degree
2 556 (9.01%) ISEB
3 249 (4.03%) ISTQB
4 154 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 129 (2.09%) Security Cleared
6 58 (0.94%) SC Cleared
7 50 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (0.53%) PMI Certification
9 28 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 25 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
10 25 (0.41%) CISSP
11 19 (0.31%) CCNA
12 18 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 18 (0.29%) DV Cleared
13 17 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
13 17 (0.28%) MCP
13 17 (0.28%) MCSA
14 16 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (0.55%) SLA
2 16 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.16%) Basel III
7 7 (0.11%) WCAG
7 7 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 6 (0.097%) COREP
8 6 (0.097%) ISO 9000
9 5 (0.081%) ISO 8583
9 5 (0.081%) EMIR
9 5 (0.081%) CRD IV
10 4 (0.065%) P3O
10 4 (0.065%) COBIT
11 3 (0.049%) WAI
11 3 (0.049%) Basel II
12 2 (0.032%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.032%) MiFID
System Software
1 73 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 58 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (0.83%) Varnish
4 39 (0.63%) KVM
5 28 (0.45%) Samba
6 26 (0.42%) Hyper-V
7 16 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (0.19%) VirtualBox
8 12 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (0.16%) NFS
10 8 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.097%) Xen
11 6 (0.097%) XenServer
12 5 (0.081%) XenApp
12 5 (0.081%) Docker
12 5 (0.081%) Postfix
12 5 (0.081%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.065%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (0.065%) Squid
14 3 (0.049%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 310 (5.02%) HP Quality Center
2 130 (2.11%) Puppet
3 111 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
4 65 (1.05%) Nagios
5 56 (0.91%) ZABBIX
6 34 (0.55%) HAProxy
7 32 (0.52%) logstash
8 30 (0.49%) StatsD
9 28 (0.45%) Kibana
10 24 (0.39%) Ansible
11 21 (0.34%) Ganglia
11 21 (0.34%) SCCM
12 19 (0.31%) Plesk
13 16 (0.26%) Opsview
14 14 (0.23%) CA Endevor
15 13 (0.21%) Capistrano
16 12 (0.19%) Vagrant
16 12 (0.19%) Munin
16 12 (0.19%) Zenoss
17 9 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 708 (11.47%) Microsoft
2 634 (10.27%) Oracle
3 327 (5.30%) HP
4 176 (2.85%) IBM
5 141 (2.28%) SAP
6 127 (2.06%) Adobe
6 127 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
7 98 (1.59%) Informatica
8 94 (1.52%) JBoss
8 94 (1.52%) Google
9 89 (1.44%) VMware
10 85 (1.38%) Zend
11 80 (1.30%) Cisco
12 78 (1.26%) Business Objects
13 61 (0.99%) Facebook
14 59 (0.96%) Dell
15 57 (0.92%) Sybase
16 55 (0.89%) Cognos
16 55 (0.89%) Apple
17 54 (0.87%) Red Hat
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + PMI, Pension, Bonus, etc
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
UK Sport
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £1 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus (20%) + Pension + health etc
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago