The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 52 48 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 2263 2359 3092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.36% 5.28% 6.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.87% 45.85% 53.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1870 1892 2424
Average salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.91% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,450 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.09%
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
4934 5145 5813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.68% 11.53% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3971 4134 4612
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
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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 +10 411 £57,500 +14.99% 77
Croydon +21 30 £50,000 -33.33% 2
Wimbledon +5 29 £36,000 -24.21% 1
Canary Wharf +6 9 £52,500 -32.69%
Hammersmith 0 9 £46,250 +12.80%
Ealing -5 8 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Kingston Upon Thames 0 6 £36,875 -7.81% 3
Bromley -2 6 £72,500 +20.83% 1
Brentford +9 5 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Harrow +3 5 £45,000 - 1
Westminster 0 5 £45,000 -47.05% 2
Dagenham - 5 £45,000 -
Chiswick -10 4 £54,000 +27.05%
Sidcup - 4 £40,500 -
Clapham - 4 £40,000 -
Docklands, London +17 3 £57,500 -4.16%
Uxbridge 0 2 £52,500 +118.75% 2
Beckenham -4 2 £31,000 -27.05%
Feltham - 2 £45,000 -
Romford - 2 £32,500 -
Twickenham - 2 £40,000 -
Chessington +8 1 £25,000 -28.57%
Hounslow -4 1 £26,000 -52.72%
Teddington -12 1 £52,500 +76.47%
Upminster - 1 £57,500 -
Edgware - 1 £30,000 -
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2371 (54.18%) Agile Software Development
2 1299 (29.68%) Java
3 1233 (28.18%) Finance
4 1136 (25.96%) Selenium
5 1087 (24.84%) SQL
6 902 (20.61%) BDD
7 849 (19.40%) Scrum
8 840 (19.20%) TDD
9 801 (18.30%) C#
10 695 (15.88%) Test Automation
11 670 (15.31%) Cucumber
12 656 (14.99%) Degree
13 635 (14.51%) WebDriver
14 614 (14.03%) Continuous Integration
15 593 (13.55%) SDLC
16 567 (12.96%) JavaScript
17 552 (12.61%) .NET
18 541 (12.36%) HTML
19 524 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
20 513 (11.72%) JIRA
20 513 (11.72%) Automated Testing
21 512 (11.70%) Microsoft
22 467 (10.67%) E-Commerce
23 465 (10.63%) Linux
24 440 (10.05%) Windows
25 433 (9.89%) Web Services
26 426 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
27 419 (9.57%) Jenkins
28 416 (9.51%) CSS
29 412 (9.41%) Project Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 131 (2.99%) Node.js
2 97 (2.22%) Confluence
3 87 (1.99%) CMS
4 66 (1.51%) IIS
5 65 (1.49%) Apache
6 63 (1.44%) SharePoint
6 63 (1.44%) Tomcat
7 38 (0.87%) JBoss
8 27 (0.62%) WebSphere
9 21 (0.48%) Drupal
9 21 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
10 20 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 17 (0.39%) OpenStack
11 17 (0.39%) SAS
12 16 (0.37%) Mule
12 16 (0.37%) Mule ESB
13 13 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (0.25%) MS Exchange
15 8 (0.18%) GlassFish
15 8 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 269 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 146 (3.34%) MS Office
3 80 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 52 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 45 (1.03%) Photoshop
6 41 (0.94%) MS Project
7 13 (0.30%) Maya
8 10 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.091%) GNU Octave
10 4 (0.091%) HipChat
10 4 (0.091%) InDesign
11 3 (0.069%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.069%) SPSS
12 2 (0.046%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.023%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.023%) Mingle
13 1 (0.023%) MODO
Business Applications
1 45 (1.03%) Oracle Retail
2 36 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
3 35 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
4 29 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 29 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
5 27 (0.62%) Magento
6 25 (0.57%) Siebel Analytics
7 18 (0.41%) SAP ERP
8 17 (0.39%) Markit EDM
8 17 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 16 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
9 16 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
9 16 (0.37%) thinkFolio
10 14 (0.32%) Advent Moxy
10 14 (0.32%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
10 14 (0.32%) Beauchamp
10 14 (0.32%) Eagle PACE
10 14 (0.32%) Front Arena
10 14 (0.32%) MultiFonds
10 14 (0.32%) PORTIA
Cloud Services
1 200 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (2.29%) SaaS
3 63 (1.44%) GitHub
4 49 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 29 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (0.55%) Google Analytics
7 12 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
7 12 (0.27%) PaaS
7 12 (0.27%) Silverpop
8 9 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.21%) Office 365
9 7 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.16%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.14%) Lucidchart
11 5 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
11 5 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.11%) Force.com
11 5 (0.11%) IaaS
11 5 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 101 (2.31%) Internet
2 85 (1.94%) HTTP
3 62 (1.42%) Firewall
4 49 (1.12%) TCP/IP
5 30 (0.69%) VoIP
6 29 (0.66%) WAN
7 27 (0.62%) LAN
8 25 (0.57%) Intranet
9 17 (0.39%) VPN
10 15 (0.34%) Multicast
10 15 (0.34%) SMTP
11 14 (0.32%) DNS
11 14 (0.32%) SCCP
12 13 (0.30%) INAP
12 13 (0.30%) M3UA
12 13 (0.30%) RANAP
12 13 (0.30%) SAN
12 13 (0.30%) SIGTRAN
12 13 (0.30%) SMPP
12 13 (0.30%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 411 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 222 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
3 196 (4.48%) Relational Database
4 156 (3.56%) MySQL
5 97 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 94 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 90 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 89 (2.03%) Big Data
9 84 (1.92%) Oracle Database
10 73 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 68 (1.55%) MongoDB
12 67 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
12 67 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
13 55 (1.26%) DB2
14 54 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
15 52 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
16 48 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
17 42 (0.96%) RDBMS
17 42 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 41 (0.94%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1136 (25.96%) Selenium
2 670 (15.31%) Cucumber
3 635 (14.51%) WebDriver
4 513 (11.72%) JIRA
5 419 (9.57%) Jenkins
6 370 (8.46%) Git (software)
7 236 (5.39%) SpecFlow
8 221 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 176 (4.02%) JUnit
10 167 (3.82%) Visual Studio
11 155 (3.54%) Appium
12 148 (3.38%) Subversion
13 138 (3.15%) Maven
14 127 (2.90%) TeamCity
15 125 (2.86%) JMeter
16 120 (2.74%) SoapUI
17 106 (2.42%) HP UFT
18 99 (2.26%) Hudson
19 95 (2.17%) FitNesse
20 85 (1.94%) NUnit
General
1 1233 (28.18%) Finance
2 378 (8.64%) Banking
3 368 (8.41%) Retail
4 229 (5.23%) Marketing
5 216 (4.94%) Games
6 206 (4.71%) Law
7 133 (3.04%) Telecoms
8 124 (2.83%) Front Office
9 110 (2.51%) Investment Banking
10 100 (2.29%) Advertising
11 70 (1.60%) Back Office
12 69 (1.58%) Financial Institution
13 67 (1.53%) Legal
13 67 (1.53%) Publishing
14 32 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
15 30 (0.69%) Manufacturing
16 27 (0.62%) Brand Awareness
17 22 (0.50%) Automotive
18 15 (0.34%) Billing
19 14 (0.32%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1009 (23.06%) Analyst
2 885 (20.22%) Developer
3 615 (14.05%) QA Engineer
4 480 (10.97%) Tester
5 381 (8.71%) Test Analyst
6 356 (8.14%) QA Analyst
7 299 (6.83%) Test Engineer
8 293 (6.70%) QA Tester
9 261 (5.96%) Business Analyst
10 229 (5.23%) Automation Tester
11 225 (5.14%) QA Test Engineer
12 209 (4.78%) Java Developer
13 207 (4.73%) QA Test Analyst
14 193 (4.41%) Project Manager
15 160 (3.66%) QA Leader
16 158 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
17 157 (3.59%) QA Automation Engineer
18 154 (3.52%) Senior Developer
19 146 (3.34%) Java Engineer
20 145 (3.31%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 552 (12.61%) .NET
2 541 (12.36%) HTML
3 433 (9.89%) Web Services
4 416 (9.51%) CSS
5 297 (6.79%) XML
6 243 (5.55%) HTML5
7 191 (4.36%) RESTful
8 180 (4.11%) Gherkin
8 180 (4.11%) jQuery
8 180 (4.11%) SOAP
9 177 (4.04%) REST
10 173 (3.95%) AngularJS
11 158 (3.61%) CSS3
11 158 (3.61%) Spring
12 148 (3.38%) ASP.NET
13 131 (2.99%) JSON
14 94 (2.15%) .NET Framework
15 87 (1.99%) Hibernate
16 84 (1.92%) Sass
17 80 (1.83%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 524 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 398 (9.10%) Computer Science
3 286 (6.54%) Mobile App
4 278 (6.35%) User Experience
5 162 (3.70%) Fintech
6 111 (2.54%) Mathematics
7 107 (2.45%) Client/Server
8 104 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 103 (2.35%) Derivative
10 83 (1.90%) Equities
11 79 (1.81%) Management Information System
12 71 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
13 60 (1.37%) Digital Media
14 59 (1.35%) Online Games
15 56 (1.28%) Data Centre
16 52 (1.19%) Blog
17 48 (1.10%) Fixed Income
17 48 (1.10%) iPad
18 43 (0.98%) Blackberry
19 42 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 465 (10.63%) Linux
2 440 (10.05%) Windows
3 367 (8.39%) Unix
4 346 (7.91%) Android
5 304 (6.95%) Apple iOS
6 102 (2.33%) Windows Server
7 36 (0.82%) Solaris
8 34 (0.78%) Mac OS X
9 29 (0.66%) CentOS
10 21 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (0.30%) Windows 8
14 12 (0.27%) Windows 7
15 9 (0.21%) Kali Linux
15 9 (0.21%) Windows Phone
16 8 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (0.18%) zOS
17 7 (0.16%) Debian
18 6 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2371 (54.18%) Agile Software Development
2 902 (20.61%) BDD
3 849 (19.40%) Scrum
4 840 (19.20%) TDD
5 695 (15.88%) Test Automation
6 614 (14.03%) Continuous Integration
7 593 (13.55%) SDLC
8 513 (11.72%) Automated Testing
9 467 (10.67%) E-Commerce
10 426 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
11 412 (9.41%) Project Management
12 404 (9.23%) Automation Testing
13 402 (9.19%) Test Scripting
14 386 (8.82%) Manual Testing
15 351 (8.02%) Software Testing
16 333 (7.61%) Mentoring
17 301 (6.88%) Software Engineering
18 284 (6.49%) OO
19 276 (6.31%) Test Strategy
20 264 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1299 (29.68%) Java
2 1087 (24.84%) SQL
3 801 (18.30%) C#
4 567 (12.96%) JavaScript
5 385 (8.80%) Python
6 373 (8.52%) Ruby
7 229 (5.23%) PHP
8 142 (3.24%) C++
8 142 (3.24%) PL/SQL
9 85 (1.94%) Scala
10 80 (1.83%) Groovy
11 74 (1.69%) T-SQL
12 73 (1.67%) Bash Shell
13 67 (1.53%) Shell Script
14 57 (1.30%) VB
15 55 (1.26%) Perl
16 51 (1.17%) C
17 47 (1.07%) VBScript
18 42 (0.96%) Objective-C
19 38 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 656 (14.99%) Degree
2 289 (6.60%) ISEB
3 247 (5.64%) ISTQB
4 132 (3.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 53 (1.21%) PMI Certification
6 48 (1.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 32 (0.73%) PMP
8 26 (0.59%) Security Cleared
9 19 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (0.39%) SC Cleared
11 16 (0.37%) IIBA
11 16 (0.37%) MBA
12 11 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.25%) MCP
12 11 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
15 7 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (0.16%) CISSP
15 7 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (2.35%) SDET
2 102 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 89 (2.03%) SLA
4 18 (0.41%) MiFID
5 16 (0.37%) GCP
6 12 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.25%) COBIT
8 10 (0.23%) GMP
9 9 (0.21%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.18%) HL7
11 7 (0.16%) FATCA
11 7 (0.16%) ISO19770
12 6 (0.14%) EMIR
12 6 (0.14%) HIPAA
12 6 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
13 3 (0.069%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.069%) NEBOSH
14 2 (0.046%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.046%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.046%) SEPA
System Software
1 97 (2.22%) Docker
2 85 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 24 (0.55%) KVM
5 12 (0.27%) Time Sharing Option
6 11 (0.25%) NFS
6 11 (0.25%) vSphere
7 10 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (0.18%) Squid
8 8 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 7 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.14%) Firmware
10 6 (0.14%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.11%) XenServer
12 3 (0.069%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.069%) Xen
12 3 (0.069%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.046%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.046%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.046%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 96 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
2 89 (2.03%) Ansible
3 88 (2.01%) Puppet
4 81 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
5 17 (0.39%) SCCM
6 14 (0.32%) Nagios
7 12 (0.27%) CA Endevor
8 11 (0.25%) CloudHub
9 10 (0.23%) Salt
10 9 (0.21%) Data Guard
11 8 (0.18%) Capistrano
11 8 (0.18%) Tivoli
11 8 (0.18%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 5 (0.11%) yum
14 4 (0.091%) Graphite
15 3 (0.069%) Apache Shiro
15 3 (0.069%) Oracle RMAN
15 3 (0.069%) Simpana
16 2 (0.046%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 512 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 377 (8.62%) Oracle
3 97 (2.22%) VMware
4 89 (2.03%) SAP
5 71 (1.62%) Google
6 69 (1.58%) HP
7 64 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
8 57 (1.30%) IBM
9 55 (1.26%) Retek
10 45 (1.03%) Adobe
10 45 (1.03%) Zend
11 44 (1.01%) Informatica
12 37 (0.85%) Tableau
13 36 (0.82%) Atlassian
14 34 (0.78%) Cisco
14 34 (0.78%) Siebel
15 33 (0.75%) Cognizant
15 33 (0.75%) hybris
16 30 (0.69%) Twitter
17 28 (0.64%) Apple
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Large Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + 16% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000 +bonus +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
PCR
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £70k - 80k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £28000 per annum + Inhouse Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + The best package eveer
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Jenkins Jacob
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Jenkins Jacob
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Paramount Enterprises
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago