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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
England / London
Rank 47 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 1803 2124 2338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.39% 5.24% 5.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.27% 42.94% 48.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1450 1723 1771
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
3897 4946 4836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.64% 12.21% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3199 3946 3849
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,800 £80,684 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +20 304 £55,000 - 58
Bromley 0 22 £30,000 -53.84% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +27 19 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Wimbledon +12 18 £50,000 +5.26%
Chiswick +9 17 £52,500 +101.92%
Twickenham +10 13 £35,000 +16.66%
Uxbridge -2 11 £45,000 +11.11%
Ealing +11 10 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Chessington - 8 £40,000 -
Brentford +2 5 £37,500 - 3
Canary Wharf -15 5 £87,500 +25.00%
Surbiton - 5 £42,500 -
Hammersmith -6 4 £75,000 +36.36% 2
Sidcup - 3 £80,000 - 1
West Drayton - 3 - - 1
Paddington +2 2 - -
Wembley - 2 £30,000 -
Westminster - 2 £62,500 -
Hounslow +8 1 £33,750 -15.62% 2
Docklands, London -1 1 £200,000 +344.44%
Barnet -1 1 £37,500 -
Croydon -8 1 £52,500 -4.54%
Enfield - 1 £42,500 - 1
Hayes - 1 £72,500 -
Mayfair - 1 £50,000 -
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 2236 (57.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1109 (28.27%) Finance
3 1068 (27.22%) Java
4 1008 (25.69%) Selenium
5 897 (22.87%) SQL
6 751 (19.14%) C#
7 718 (18.30%) BDD
8 714 (18.20%) Scrum
9 667 (17.00%) TDD
10 655 (16.70%) JavaScript
11 636 (16.21%) Test Automation
12 568 (14.48%) .NET
13 563 (14.35%) Cucumber
14 539 (13.74%) Degree
15 529 (13.48%) SDLC
16 526 (13.41%) Microsoft
17 523 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
18 519 (13.23%) Web Services
19 515 (13.13%) HTML
20 453 (11.55%) Linux
21 450 (11.47%) JIRA
22 448 (11.42%) Project Management
23 447 (11.39%) Git (software)
24 423 (10.78%) Python
24 423 (10.78%) E-Commerce
25 401 (10.22%) Automated Testing
25 401 (10.22%) WebDriver
26 383 (9.76%) CSS
27 380 (9.69%) SQL Server
28 373 (9.51%) 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
1 180 (4.59%) CMS
2 154 (3.93%) Confluence
3 99 (2.52%) IIS
4 90 (2.29%) Tomcat
5 68 (1.73%) Apache
6 54 (1.38%) SharePoint
7 32 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
7 32 (0.82%) JBoss
7 32 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 31 (0.79%) WebSphere
9 28 (0.71%) WebLogic
10 27 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
11 26 (0.66%) Apache Spark
12 24 (0.61%) nginx
13 23 (0.59%) Umbraco
14 18 (0.46%) OpenStack
15 16 (0.41%) MQSeries
15 16 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
16 12 (0.31%) Drupal
17 11 (0.28%) Jetty
Applications
1 217 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 125 (3.19%) MS Office
3 86 (2.19%) MS Project
4 65 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 34 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 29 (0.74%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.13%) SPSS
10 4 (0.10%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.10%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.051%) NUKE
13 1 (0.025%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.025%) Autodesk Flame
13 1 (0.025%) Houdini
13 1 (0.025%) Maya
Business Applications
1 28 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.25%) SAP R/3
5 6 (0.15%) Magento
6 5 (0.13%) Northgate Housing
6 5 (0.13%) SAP hybris
6 5 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.10%) CSG Singleview
7 4 (0.10%) Oracle AML
7 4 (0.10%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.076%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 3 (0.076%) Misys Midas
8 3 (0.076%) SAP HCM
9 2 (0.051%) Global One
9 2 (0.051%) HFM
9 2 (0.051%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.051%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 209 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 149 (3.80%) SaaS
3 142 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 85 (2.17%) GitHub
5 50 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
6 38 (0.97%) Amazon S3
6 38 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 33 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 30 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 30 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
9 26 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
10 23 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
11 19 (0.48%) PaaS
12 18 (0.46%) IaaS
13 16 (0.41%) Google Play
14 15 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
15 14 (0.36%) Office 365
16 10 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
17 9 (0.23%) OpenShift
18 8 (0.20%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 179 (4.56%) Internet
2 112 (2.85%) Intranet
3 107 (2.73%) HTTP
4 79 (2.01%) TCP/IP
5 67 (1.71%) HTTPS
6 47 (1.20%) Firewall
7 37 (0.94%) Network Security
8 31 (0.79%) SAN
9 27 (0.69%) SSL
10 26 (0.66%) LDAP
10 26 (0.66%) WAN
11 25 (0.64%) LAN
12 22 (0.56%) VPN
13 20 (0.51%) Kerberos
13 20 (0.51%) NAS
14 18 (0.46%) Multicast
15 14 (0.36%) DNS
16 12 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (0.31%) DHCP
16 12 (0.31%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 380 (9.69%) SQL Server
2 185 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 178 (4.54%) Data Warehouse
4 177 (4.51%) Relational Database
5 174 (4.44%) MySQL
6 166 (4.23%) NoSQL
7 116 (2.96%) Big Data
8 114 (2.91%) SQL Server 2014
9 106 (2.70%) MongoDB
10 80 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 60 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 59 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 58 (1.48%) Hadoop
14 57 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
15 46 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
16 42 (1.07%) HBase
17 37 (0.94%) RDBMS
18 33 (0.84%) QlikView
18 33 (0.84%) Redis
19 32 (0.82%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1008 (25.69%) Selenium
2 563 (14.35%) Cucumber
3 450 (11.47%) JIRA
4 447 (11.39%) Git (software)
5 401 (10.22%) WebDriver
6 345 (8.79%) Jenkins
7 219 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 197 (5.02%) JUnit
8 197 (5.02%) SpecFlow
9 161 (4.10%) SoapUI
10 154 (3.93%) Visual Studio
11 146 (3.72%) Maven
12 144 (3.67%) Appium
12 144 (3.67%) TeamCity
13 120 (3.06%) JMeter
14 117 (2.98%) Subversion
15 98 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 73 (1.86%) HP UFT
17 68 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
18 55 (1.40%) NUnit
General
1 1109 (28.27%) Finance
2 297 (7.57%) Banking
3 275 (7.01%) Retail
4 176 (4.49%) Games
5 145 (3.70%) Marketing
6 119 (3.03%) Telecoms
7 112 (2.85%) Front Office
8 83 (2.12%) Investment Banking
9 82 (2.09%) Law
10 77 (1.96%) Publishing
11 73 (1.86%) Advertising
12 59 (1.50%) Back Office
13 45 (1.15%) Financial Institution
14 38 (0.97%) Legal
15 36 (0.92%) Automotive
16 34 (0.87%) Manufacturing
17 19 (0.48%) Billing
18 16 (0.41%) Aerospace
19 14 (0.36%) Music Industry
20 13 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 806 (20.55%) Developer
2 613 (15.63%) Analyst
3 510 (13.00%) QA Engineer
4 432 (11.01%) Tester
5 282 (7.19%) QA Tester
6 252 (6.42%) QA Analyst
7 231 (5.89%) Test Engineer
8 230 (5.86%) Test Analyst
9 224 (5.71%) Automation Tester
10 222 (5.66%) Java Developer
11 199 (5.07%) .NET Developer
12 192 (4.89%) QA Leader
13 184 (4.69%) Senior Developer
14 183 (4.66%) Project Manager
15 155 (3.95%) Business Analyst
16 154 (3.93%) QA Automation Tester
17 149 (3.80%) C# Developer
18 141 (3.59%) QA Automation Engineer
19 135 (3.44%) QA Test Engineer
20 133 (3.39%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 568 (14.48%) .NET
2 519 (13.23%) Web Services
3 515 (13.13%) HTML
4 383 (9.76%) CSS
5 368 (9.38%) XML
6 244 (6.22%) ASP.NET
7 225 (5.74%) HTML5
8 219 (5.58%) REST
9 179 (4.56%) SOAP
10 163 (4.15%) CSS3
11 160 (4.08%) Gherkin
12 159 (4.05%) RESTful
13 152 (3.87%) Spring
14 146 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC
15 133 (3.39%) AngularJS
16 132 (3.36%) .NET Framework
17 118 (3.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 113 (2.88%) Entity Framework
19 107 (2.73%) JSON
20 97 (2.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 373 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
2 336 (8.56%) User Experience
3 249 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 245 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 162 (4.13%) Fintech
6 147 (3.75%) Management Information System
7 88 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 77 (1.96%) Mathematics
9 75 (1.91%) Fixed Income
10 73 (1.86%) Client/Server
11 69 (1.76%) Derivative
12 63 (1.61%) Data Structures
13 62 (1.58%) Equities
14 60 (1.53%) Data Centre
15 57 (1.45%) Algorithms
16 56 (1.43%) iPad
17 51 (1.30%) Statistics
18 46 (1.17%) Virtual Team
19 43 (1.10%) iPhone
19 43 (1.10%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 453 (11.55%) Linux
2 327 (8.34%) Windows
3 292 (7.44%) Unix
4 287 (7.32%) Android
5 229 (5.84%) Apple iOS
6 59 (1.50%) Windows Server
7 26 (0.66%) Mac OS X
8 23 (0.59%) CentOS
9 20 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.33%) Windows 8
11 13 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.31%) Solaris
12 12 (0.31%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.28%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.23%) Windows Phone
15 7 (0.18%) Debian
16 4 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (0.076%) Kali Linux
17 3 (0.076%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2236 (57.00%) Agile Software Development
2 718 (18.30%) BDD
3 714 (18.20%) Scrum
4 667 (17.00%) TDD
5 636 (16.21%) Test Automation
6 529 (13.48%) SDLC
7 523 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 448 (11.42%) Project Management
9 423 (10.78%) E-Commerce
10 401 (10.22%) Automated Testing
11 363 (9.25%) Manual Testing
12 359 (9.15%) Test Scripting
13 356 (9.07%) User Acceptance Testing
14 350 (8.92%) Software Testing
15 332 (8.46%) DevOps
16 326 (8.31%) Automation Testing
16 326 (8.31%) OO
17 319 (8.13%) Software Engineering
18 292 (7.44%) Regression Testing
19 268 (6.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1068 (27.22%) Java
2 897 (22.87%) SQL
3 751 (19.14%) C#
4 655 (16.70%) JavaScript
5 423 (10.78%) Python
6 290 (7.39%) Ruby
7 176 (4.49%) C++
8 138 (3.52%) Bash Shell
9 122 (3.11%) C
10 104 (2.65%) Perl
11 101 (2.57%) XPath
12 100 (2.55%) PHP
13 99 (2.52%) PowerShell
14 95 (2.42%) T-SQL
15 87 (2.22%) Scala
16 67 (1.71%) Groovy
17 64 (1.63%) PL/SQL
18 51 (1.30%) Shell Script
19 44 (1.12%) VBScript
20 42 (1.07%) R
Qualifications
1 539 (13.74%) Degree
2 235 (5.99%) ISEB
3 213 (5.43%) ISTQB
4 101 (2.57%) PMP
5 64 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 44 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 39 (0.99%) PMI Certification
8 35 (0.89%) Security Cleared
9 34 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
10 24 (0.61%) AWS Certification
11 21 (0.54%) MCP
12 20 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 19 (0.48%) PhD
13 19 (0.48%) SC Cleared
14 17 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
15 15 (0.38%) MBA
16 14 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
17 13 (0.33%) CCNA
17 13 (0.33%) DV Cleared
18 12 (0.31%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (3.65%) SDET
2 86 (2.19%) SLA
3 34 (0.87%) Data Quality
4 30 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.33%) MiFID
6 12 (0.31%) GCP
6 12 (0.31%) P3O
7 9 (0.23%) HL7
7 9 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.15%) COBIT
10 5 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.13%) SEPA
11 3 (0.076%) EMIR
12 2 (0.051%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.051%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.025%) Basel III
13 1 (0.025%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.025%) FATCA
13 1 (0.025%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 94 (2.40%) Docker
2 70 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (1.20%) Active Directory
4 31 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
5 24 (0.61%) vSphere
6 17 (0.43%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.33%) XenApp
8 12 (0.31%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.20%) vCloud
9 8 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.15%) NFS
12 5 (0.13%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.10%) etcd
13 4 (0.10%) HDFS
14 3 (0.076%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.076%) Firmware
14 3 (0.076%) KVM
14 3 (0.076%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.076%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 122 (3.11%) Puppet
2 114 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
3 83 (2.12%) Ansible
4 69 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
5 36 (0.92%) SCCM
6 24 (0.61%) Kubernetes
7 23 (0.59%) Nagios
8 20 (0.51%) SELinux
9 14 (0.36%) Rundeck
10 12 (0.31%) Grafana
11 11 (0.28%) Consul
11 11 (0.28%) StatsD
12 9 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
13 8 (0.20%) WebSphere Cast Iron
14 7 (0.18%) Rancher
14 7 (0.18%) ZABBIX
15 6 (0.15%) HP SiteScope
16 5 (0.13%) Kibana
16 5 (0.13%) Salt
17 4 (0.10%) Mesos
Vendors
1 526 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 299 (7.62%) Oracle
3 107 (2.73%) EPiServer
4 100 (2.55%) Google
5 84 (2.14%) SAP
6 81 (2.06%) VMware
7 74 (1.89%) HP
8 65 (1.66%) Red Hat
9 62 (1.58%) Atlassian
10 60 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
11 59 (1.50%) Siebel
12 53 (1.35%) IBM
13 51 (1.30%) Sun
14 37 (0.94%) Cisco
14 37 (0.94%) Citrix
15 32 (0.82%) New Relic
16 30 (0.76%) Informatica
17 28 (0.71%) NetApp
18 27 (0.69%) Splunk
19 25 (0.64%) hybris
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum +
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + good bonus (10%) + health + pensio
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £0 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + £40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life, Gym, + More
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum & bonus and good company benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Shares, Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago