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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 47 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 2168 2637 2946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.62% 6.00% 6.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.99% 48.77% 52.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1791 2093 2256
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,333 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
4714 5407 5641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 12.21% 12.30% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3853 4395 4397
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £85,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -7 341 £57,500 +4.54% 66
Kingston Upon Thames +24 30 £72,500 +61.11% 3
Croydon +7 13 £52,500 +22.09% 1
Ealing +10 12 £60,000 +9.09%
Twickenham +15 9 £60,000 +37.14%
Wimbledon -22 6 £70,000 +60.00%
Brentford +4 5 £62,500 - 1
Canary Wharf -5 3 £67,500 -
Teddington +14 2 - - 1
Hammersmith +4 2 £67,500 +22.72% 2
Chiswick +2 2 £50,000 -6.10% 1
Harrow +1 2 - -
Uxbridge -11 2 £50,000 +60.00% 1
Romford - 2 - -
Docklands, London +9 1 - -
Beckenham 0 1 £36,500 +16.80%
Isleworth -1 1 - -
Sidcup -4 1 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Bromley - 1 £85,000 - 1
Greenford - 1 £45,000 -
Hayes - 1 £75,000 -
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2587 (58.48%) Agile Software Development
2 1266 (28.62%) Finance
3 1248 (28.21%) Java
4 1087 (24.57%) Selenium
5 1005 (22.72%) SQL
6 946 (21.38%) Scrum
7 816 (18.44%) BDD
8 809 (18.29%) TDD
9 720 (16.27%) Degree
10 715 (16.16%) C#
11 665 (15.03%) Cucumber
12 632 (14.29%) .NET
13 611 (13.81%) Test Automation
14 595 (13.45%) HTML
15 589 (13.31%) JavaScript
15 589 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
16 511 (11.55%) Microsoft
16 511 (11.55%) SDLC
17 510 (11.53%) Project Management
18 502 (11.35%) JIRA
19 478 (10.80%) Linux
20 458 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
21 450 (10.17%) WebDriver
22 449 (10.15%) CSS
23 445 (10.06%) Automated Testing
24 429 (9.70%) Web Services
25 428 (9.67%) Jenkins
26 396 (8.95%) Automation Testing
27 392 (8.86%) Software Testing
28 386 (8.73%) Python

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
1 131 (2.96%) Confluence
2 116 (2.62%) CMS
3 67 (1.51%) IIS
4 60 (1.36%) Apache
5 59 (1.33%) SharePoint
6 47 (1.06%) Tomcat
7 26 (0.59%) SAS
8 21 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
9 18 (0.41%) OpenStack
10 17 (0.38%) WebLogic
10 17 (0.38%) WebSphere
11 16 (0.36%) Mule
11 16 (0.36%) Mule ESB
11 16 (0.36%) Umbraco
12 15 (0.34%) nginx
13 13 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (0.29%) Drupal
14 12 (0.27%) Apache Spark
15 10 (0.23%) GlassFish
16 9 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 240 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 128 (2.89%) MS Office
3 58 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (0.99%) MS Project
5 42 (0.95%) Photoshop
6 41 (0.93%) MS Visio
7 25 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
9 11 (0.25%) AutoCAD
10 9 (0.20%) SPSS
11 8 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (0.11%) GNU Octave
12 5 (0.11%) HipChat
12 5 (0.11%) InDesign
12 5 (0.11%) Maya
13 2 (0.045%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.045%) InVision
14 1 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.023%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.023%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 38 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.75%) Magento
3 27 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
4 20 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 13 (0.29%) LatentZero
6 13 (0.29%) Markit EDM
6 13 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
6 13 (0.29%) Siebel Analytics
6 13 (0.29%) thinkFolio
7 10 (0.23%) CSG Singleview
7 10 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
8 7 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.14%) SAP CO
9 6 (0.14%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 239 (5.40%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (2.67%) SaaS
3 86 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 53 (1.20%) GitHub
5 45 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 31 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (0.63%) Amazon S3
8 21 (0.47%) Google Analytics
8 21 (0.47%) PaaS
9 19 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
10 15 (0.34%) Google Play
11 12 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 12 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
12 11 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
12 11 (0.25%) OpenShift
13 10 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
13 10 (0.23%) iTunes
14 9 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
15 8 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 146 (3.30%) Internet
2 95 (2.15%) HTTP
3 65 (1.47%) Intranet
4 62 (1.40%) Firewall
5 57 (1.29%) TCP/IP
6 42 (0.95%) Network Security
7 38 (0.86%) HTTPS
8 29 (0.66%) LDAP
8 29 (0.66%) SAN
9 23 (0.52%) NAS
10 21 (0.47%) iSCSI
11 20 (0.45%) LAN
11 20 (0.45%) WAN
12 18 (0.41%) Multicast
13 16 (0.36%) VoIP
14 15 (0.34%) SMTP
14 15 (0.34%) Structured Cabling
14 15 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 377 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 223 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
3 204 (4.61%) MySQL
4 164 (3.71%) Relational Database
5 111 (2.51%) NoSQL
5 111 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 108 (2.44%) Big Data
7 90 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 85 (1.92%) MongoDB
9 72 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 68 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
11 65 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 57 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
13 53 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
14 46 (1.04%) CouchDB
15 44 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 43 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
17 42 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
18 40 (0.90%) RDBMS
19 31 (0.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1087 (24.57%) Selenium
2 665 (15.03%) Cucumber
3 502 (11.35%) JIRA
4 450 (10.17%) WebDriver
5 428 (9.67%) Jenkins
6 365 (8.25%) Git (software)
7 233 (5.27%) SpecFlow
8 213 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 192 (4.34%) JUnit
10 177 (4.00%) TeamCity
11 166 (3.75%) SoapUI
12 164 (3.71%) Appium
13 149 (3.37%) Visual Studio
14 139 (3.14%) JMeter
15 116 (2.62%) Maven
16 114 (2.58%) Subversion
17 102 (2.31%) LoadRunner
18 94 (2.12%) HP UFT
19 86 (1.94%) FitNesse
19 86 (1.94%) Gradle
General
1 1266 (28.62%) Finance
2 333 (7.53%) Retail
3 325 (7.35%) Banking
4 205 (4.63%) Games
5 196 (4.43%) Law
6 189 (4.27%) Marketing
7 163 (3.68%) Telecoms
8 105 (2.37%) Advertising
9 86 (1.94%) Front Office
10 69 (1.56%) Legal
11 63 (1.42%) Back Office
12 60 (1.36%) Investment Banking
12 60 (1.36%) Publishing
13 56 (1.27%) Financial Institution
14 29 (0.66%) Automotive
15 22 (0.50%) Billing
16 18 (0.41%) Manufacturing
17 16 (0.36%) Aerospace
18 15 (0.34%) French Language
19 13 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 921 (20.82%) Developer
2 899 (20.32%) Analyst
3 541 (12.23%) QA Engineer
4 406 (9.18%) Tester
5 369 (8.34%) QA Analyst
6 354 (8.00%) Test Analyst
7 298 (6.74%) Test Engineer
8 263 (5.94%) QA Tester
9 228 (5.15%) Business Analyst
10 225 (5.09%) QA Test Analyst
11 217 (4.91%) Project Manager
12 213 (4.81%) QA Test Engineer
13 190 (4.29%) Java Developer
14 181 (4.09%) QA Leader
15 174 (3.93%) Senior Developer
16 166 (3.75%) Automation Tester
17 163 (3.68%) Test Manager
18 153 (3.46%) Developer in Test
19 147 (3.32%) Test Leader
20 144 (3.25%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 632 (14.29%) .NET
2 595 (13.45%) HTML
3 449 (10.15%) CSS
4 429 (9.70%) Web Services
5 295 (6.67%) XML
6 227 (5.13%) REST
7 200 (4.52%) HTML5
8 199 (4.50%) SOAP
9 171 (3.87%) ASP.NET
10 164 (3.71%) Gherkin
11 163 (3.68%) jQuery
12 151 (3.41%) RESTful
13 141 (3.19%) CSS3
14 135 (3.05%) AngularJS
15 132 (2.98%) JSON
16 123 (2.78%) Spring
17 95 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
18 92 (2.08%) Sass
19 89 (2.01%) .NET Framework
20 88 (1.99%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 458 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
2 368 (8.32%) Computer Science
3 340 (7.69%) User Experience
4 310 (7.01%) Mobile App
5 156 (3.53%) Fintech
6 94 (2.12%) Mathematics
7 87 (1.97%) Client/Server
7 87 (1.97%) Management Information System
8 82 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 65 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
10 57 (1.29%) Derivative
10 57 (1.29%) Equities
11 54 (1.22%) iPad
12 52 (1.18%) Data Centre
13 48 (1.08%) Blog
14 43 (0.97%) Statistics
15 40 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
15 40 (0.90%) Public Cloud
15 40 (0.90%) Social Media
16 39 (0.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 478 (10.80%) Linux
2 378 (8.54%) Unix
3 373 (8.43%) Windows
4 343 (7.75%) Android
5 289 (6.53%) Apple iOS
6 74 (1.67%) Windows Server
7 34 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (0.59%) CentOS
11 22 (0.50%) Solaris
12 18 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (0.32%) Debian
14 12 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
15 11 (0.25%) AIX
16 10 (0.23%) Mac OS X
17 9 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
18 7 (0.16%) Ubuntu
18 7 (0.16%) Windows 7
18 7 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2587 (58.48%) Agile Software Development
2 946 (21.38%) Scrum
3 816 (18.44%) BDD
4 809 (18.29%) TDD
5 611 (13.81%) Test Automation
6 589 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
7 511 (11.55%) SDLC
8 510 (11.53%) Project Management
9 445 (10.06%) Automated Testing
10 396 (8.95%) Automation Testing
11 392 (8.86%) Software Testing
12 382 (8.63%) Test Scripting
13 380 (8.59%) Manual Testing
14 373 (8.43%) E-Commerce
15 371 (8.39%) User Acceptance Testing
16 367 (8.30%) Mentoring
17 326 (7.37%) DevOps
18 312 (7.05%) Kanban
19 294 (6.65%) OO
20 292 (6.60%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1248 (28.21%) Java
2 1005 (22.72%) SQL
3 715 (16.16%) C#
4 589 (13.31%) JavaScript
5 386 (8.73%) Python
6 384 (8.68%) Ruby
7 215 (4.86%) PHP
8 174 (3.93%) C++
9 105 (2.37%) PL/SQL
10 104 (2.35%) C
11 103 (2.33%) Perl
12 94 (2.12%) T-SQL
13 92 (2.08%) Bash Shell
14 90 (2.03%) PowerShell
15 88 (1.99%) Shell Script
16 73 (1.65%) Scala
17 69 (1.56%) VB.NET
18 56 (1.27%) VB
19 55 (1.24%) Objective-C
20 50 (1.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 720 (16.27%) Degree
2 269 (6.08%) ISEB
3 268 (6.06%) ISTQB
4 109 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 90 (2.03%) PMP
6 70 (1.58%) PMI Certification
6 70 (1.58%) Security Cleared
7 55 (1.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 32 (0.72%) SC Cleared
9 29 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (0.52%) CREST Certified
11 19 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
13 16 (0.36%) CISSP
13 16 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 15 (0.34%) CHECK Team Leader
15 13 (0.29%) DV Cleared
16 12 (0.27%) AWS Certification
17 9 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
17 9 (0.20%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (2.74%) SDET
2 90 (2.03%) SLA
3 87 (1.97%) Data Quality
4 28 (0.63%) GCP
5 26 (0.59%) MiFID
6 14 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.14%) EMIR
8 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.11%) HL7
9 5 (0.11%) WCAG
10 4 (0.090%) COBIT
11 3 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.068%) FATCA
11 3 (0.068%) ISO19770
11 3 (0.068%) NEBOSH
11 3 (0.068%) WAI
12 2 (0.045%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.023%) GAAP
13 1 (0.023%) SAS 70
System Software
1 116 (2.62%) Docker
2 109 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
4 32 (0.72%) Active Directory
5 25 (0.57%) NFS
6 24 (0.54%) Hyper-V
7 23 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
9 18 (0.41%) KVM
10 17 (0.38%) vSphere
11 10 (0.23%) vCloud
12 8 (0.18%) VMware ESX
13 6 (0.14%) Squid
14 5 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.11%) VirtualBox
15 4 (0.090%) Xen
16 3 (0.068%) Time Sharing Option
17 2 (0.045%) Virtual Desktop
17 2 (0.045%) XenApp
17 2 (0.045%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 115 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
2 108 (2.44%) Puppet
3 81 (1.83%) Ansible
4 55 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
5 44 (0.99%) Nagios
6 27 (0.61%) SCCM
7 19 (0.43%) Rundeck
8 14 (0.32%) HP SiteScope
9 13 (0.29%) NetBackup
10 12 (0.27%) FortiGate
10 12 (0.27%) ZABBIX
11 11 (0.25%) SELinux
12 10 (0.23%) Packer
12 10 (0.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 10 (0.23%) WSUS
13 9 (0.20%) CloudHub
14 7 (0.16%) Graphite
14 7 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
14 7 (0.16%) Kubernetes
15 6 (0.14%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 511 (11.55%) Microsoft
2 338 (7.64%) Oracle
3 121 (2.74%) VMware
4 108 (2.44%) HP
5 99 (2.24%) Google
6 96 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
7 85 (1.92%) SAP
8 59 (1.33%) Atlassian
9 55 (1.24%) Red Hat
10 54 (1.22%) Informatica
11 49 (1.11%) IBM
12 42 (0.95%) Zend
13 40 (0.90%) Cisco
14 38 (0.86%) Tableau
15 36 (0.81%) Cognizant
15 36 (0.81%) EPiServer
16 28 (0.63%) Retek
16 28 (0.63%) Siebel
17 27 (0.61%) Adobe
18 25 (0.57%) MuleSoft
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Great Package + benefits + car
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Ebury
Salary: £50000.00 - £53727.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum base plus package!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: Negotiable + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum base.
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Stock
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £46000.00 to £50000.00 per year
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Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £40K +bonus +benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + equity
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
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