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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 34 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 3074 2377 2760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.37% 5.38% 5.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 56.98% 53.00% 56.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2423 1922 2314
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 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5395 4485 4862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.18% 10.15% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4230 3640 4028
Average salary £52,500 £53,226 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £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 11 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 11 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 +20 719 £52,500 - 105
Docklands, London +7 21 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Canary Wharf +9 17 £70,000 -9.67%
Uxbridge +12 13 £50,000 +11.11%
Kingston Upon Thames -1 13 £55,000 +33.33% 2
Croydon -9 8 £47,500 +43.93%
Sidcup - 8 £55,875 -
Bromley -11 6 £55,000 -16.98% 1
Surbiton - 6 £39,000 -
Wembley -4 5 £55,000 +22.22%
Ruislip - 5 £35,000 -
Chiswick - 5 £40,500 -
Harrow - 4 £35,000 -
Teddington - 4 £40,000 -
Hounslow -10 3 £60,000 -
Ealing -4 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Isleworth - 2 £52,500 - 1
Brentford - 2 £41,250 -
Dagenham - 2 £55,000 - 1
Hackney - 1 £45,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £25,000 -
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 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 1863 (30.01%) Finance
2 1756 (28.29%) SQL
3 1703 (27.44%) Java
4 1641 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
5 1375 (22.15%) Selenium
6 1227 (19.77%) Scrum
7 1197 (19.28%) Degree
8 1047 (16.87%) C#
9 960 (15.47%) JavaScript
10 922 (14.85%) HTML
11 916 (14.76%) .NET
12 909 (14.64%) TDD
13 799 (12.87%) SQL Server
14 765 (12.32%) E-Commerce
15 740 (11.92%) Microsoft
16 738 (11.89%) Linux
17 727 (11.71%) Automated Testing
18 695 (11.20%) Test Automation
19 678 (10.92%) User Acceptance Testing
20 676 (10.89%) CSS
21 674 (10.86%) Retail
22 662 (10.67%) Windows
23 652 (10.50%) Oracle
23 652 (10.50%) BDD
24 642 (10.34%) Project Management
25 637 (10.26%) WebDriver
26 636 (10.25%) Software Testing
27 610 (9.83%) Computer Science
28 594 (9.57%) Test Scripting
29 567 (9.13%) Python

QA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (3.45%) CMS
2 192 (3.09%) Apache
3 172 (2.77%) IIS
4 132 (2.13%) Tomcat
5 119 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 112 (1.80%) Confluence
7 99 (1.59%) Node.js
8 83 (1.34%) Drupal
9 79 (1.27%) WebSphere
10 61 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
11 56 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
12 55 (0.89%) Apache Solr
13 53 (0.85%) nginx
14 35 (0.56%) SAS
15 30 (0.48%) WordPress
16 29 (0.47%) MS Exchange
17 25 (0.40%) OpenStack
18 23 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
19 19 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
20 18 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 455 (7.33%) MS Excel
2 224 (3.61%) MS Office
3 96 (1.55%) Photoshop
4 90 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 65 (1.05%) MS Project
6 60 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
7 49 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
8 27 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
9 23 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
10 20 (0.32%) InDesign
11 10 (0.16%) SPSS
12 7 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
13 6 (0.097%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.048%) Maya
14 3 (0.048%) Mingle
15 2 (0.032%) InfoPath
16 1 (0.016%) CINEMA 4D
16 1 (0.016%) Doxygen
16 1 (0.016%) FrameMaker
16 1 (0.016%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 60 (0.97%) Magento
2 43 (0.69%) JDE OneWorld
3 34 (0.55%) SAP FI
3 34 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
3 34 (0.55%) SAP CO
4 25 (0.40%) Sophis RISQUE
4 25 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 18 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
6 15 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 14 (0.23%) BASE24
8 11 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 11 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
8 11 (0.18%) SAP ERP
9 10 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 9 (0.14%) Google Analytics
10 9 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
11 8 (0.13%) SimCorp Dimension
11 8 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
12 7 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
13 6 (0.097%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 165 (2.66%) SaaS
2 115 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 90 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
4 78 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 44 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
6 33 (0.53%) PaaS
7 28 (0.45%) IaaS
8 27 (0.43%) Rackspace Cloud
9 19 (0.31%) GitHub
10 15 (0.24%) LucidChart
11 12 (0.19%) Force.com
12 11 (0.18%) Amazon S3
13 10 (0.16%) Google Apps
13 10 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
14 9 (0.14%) Office 365
14 9 (0.14%) Heroku
15 8 (0.13%) ElastiCache
16 4 (0.064%) StrongView
17 3 (0.048%) Engine Yard
18 2 (0.032%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 267 (4.30%) Internet
2 147 (2.37%) HTTP
3 90 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 77 (1.24%) Firewall
5 62 (1.00%) Intranet
6 39 (0.63%) WAN
6 39 (0.63%) LAN
7 34 (0.55%) SNMP
8 32 (0.52%) SAN
9 29 (0.47%) DNS
10 26 (0.42%) VPN
11 25 (0.40%) SSL
12 22 (0.35%) VoIP
13 18 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (0.27%) NAS
14 17 (0.27%) Ethernet
15 16 (0.26%) FTP
15 16 (0.26%) VLAN
16 15 (0.24%) Network Security
17 13 (0.21%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 799 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 484 (7.80%) MySQL
3 344 (5.54%) Data Warehouse
4 262 (4.22%) Relational Database
5 172 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 171 (2.75%) MongoDB
7 169 (2.72%) Big Data
8 153 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 141 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 136 (2.19%) DB2
11 114 (1.84%) NoSQL
12 112 (1.80%) Oracle Database
13 111 (1.79%) RDBMS
14 103 (1.66%) Hadoop
15 94 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
16 72 (1.16%) OLAP
16 72 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
17 70 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 66 (1.06%) OLTP
19 62 (1.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1375 (22.15%) Selenium
2 637 (10.26%) WebDriver
3 561 (9.04%) Cucumber
4 517 (8.33%) JIRA
5 464 (7.48%) Git (software)
6 333 (5.36%) Jenkins
7 289 (4.66%) Subversion
8 287 (4.62%) JUnit
9 249 (4.01%) Visual Studio
10 244 (3.93%) QuickTest Pro
11 235 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 223 (3.59%) FitNesse
13 206 (3.32%) Maven
14 173 (2.79%) SpecFlow
15 170 (2.74%) Hudson
16 169 (2.72%) TeamCity
17 153 (2.46%) SoapUI
18 128 (2.06%) JMeter
19 114 (1.84%) NUnit
20 92 (1.48%) Calabash
General
1 1863 (30.01%) Finance
2 674 (10.86%) Retail
3 547 (8.81%) Banking
4 403 (6.49%) Marketing
5 367 (5.91%) Games
6 231 (3.72%) Investment Banking
7 219 (3.53%) Telecoms
8 187 (3.01%) Publishing
9 172 (2.77%) Front Office
10 153 (2.46%) Back Office
11 136 (2.19%) Advertising
12 103 (1.66%) Financial Institution
13 97 (1.56%) Law
14 85 (1.37%) Legal
15 65 (1.05%) Music Industry
16 59 (0.95%) Manufacturing
17 38 (0.61%) Automotive
17 38 (0.61%) Billing
18 36 (0.58%) Retail Banking
19 25 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1343 (21.64%) Developer
2 1282 (20.65%) Analyst
3 649 (10.46%) Tester
4 615 (9.91%) QA Engineer
5 580 (9.34%) Test Analyst
6 421 (6.78%) QA Analyst
7 386 (6.22%) Consultant
8 374 (6.03%) Test Engineer
9 327 (5.27%) Senior Developer
10 321 (5.17%) QA Tester
11 318 (5.12%) Business Analyst
12 286 (4.61%) Java Developer
13 285 (4.59%) Architect
14 239 (3.85%) Project Manager
15 224 (3.61%) QA Manager
16 217 (3.50%) Test Manager
17 204 (3.29%) Senior Analyst
18 191 (3.08%) Automation Engineer
19 163 (2.63%) QA Test Analyst
20 157 (2.53%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 922 (14.85%) HTML
2 916 (14.76%) .NET
3 676 (10.89%) CSS
4 504 (8.12%) Web Services
5 485 (7.81%) XML
6 380 (6.12%) jQuery
7 349 (5.62%) HTML5
8 297 (4.78%) REST
9 271 (4.37%) Spring
10 257 (4.14%) ASP.NET
11 253 (4.08%) SOAP
12 239 (3.85%) CSS3
13 225 (3.62%) J2EE
14 219 (3.53%) Hibernate
15 211 (3.40%) Ajax
16 193 (3.11%) JSON
17 190 (3.06%) RESTful
18 168 (2.71%) Gherkin
19 165 (2.66%) .NET Framework
20 118 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 610 (9.83%) Computer Science
2 387 (6.23%) Mobile App
3 347 (5.59%) Open Source
4 158 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 155 (2.50%) Equities
6 144 (2.32%) Blackberry
6 144 (2.32%) Derivative
7 142 (2.29%) Client/Server
8 139 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 127 (2.05%) Mathematics
10 117 (1.88%) iPhone
11 105 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
12 100 (1.61%) iPad
13 95 (1.53%) Social Media
14 88 (1.42%) Visualisation
15 85 (1.37%) Digital Media
16 76 (1.22%) Blog
17 64 (1.03%) Data Integration
17 64 (1.03%) Fixed Income
18 58 (0.93%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 738 (11.89%) Linux
2 662 (10.67%) Windows
3 517 (8.33%) Android
4 478 (7.70%) UNIX
5 412 (6.64%) Apple iOS
6 103 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 64 (1.03%) Ubuntu
8 60 (0.97%) Debian
9 54 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 40 (0.64%) Solaris
10 40 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 39 (0.63%) Windows Phone
12 35 (0.56%) Windows 7
12 35 (0.56%) Windows XP
13 31 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 29 (0.47%) CentOS
14 29 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
15 28 (0.45%) Mac OS X
16 23 (0.37%) Windows Vista
17 17 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1641 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1227 (19.77%) Scrum
3 909 (14.64%) TDD
4 765 (12.32%) E-Commerce
5 727 (11.71%) Automated Testing
6 695 (11.20%) Test Automation
7 678 (10.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 652 (10.50%) BDD
9 642 (10.34%) Project Management
10 636 (10.25%) Software Testing
11 594 (9.57%) Test Scripting
12 566 (9.12%) Continuous Integration
13 530 (8.54%) OO
14 475 (7.65%) Automation Testing
15 398 (6.41%) Software Engineering
16 387 (6.23%) Manual Testing
17 367 (5.91%) Regression Testing
18 339 (5.46%) User Stories
19 323 (5.20%) Performance Testing
20 319 (5.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1756 (28.29%) SQL
2 1703 (27.44%) Java
3 1047 (16.87%) C#
4 960 (15.47%) JavaScript
5 567 (9.13%) Python
6 532 (8.57%) PHP
7 413 (6.65%) Ruby
8 260 (4.19%) C++
9 221 (3.56%) Perl
10 141 (2.27%) C
11 140 (2.26%) T-SQL
12 119 (1.92%) Shell Script
13 110 (1.77%) Bash Shell
14 104 (1.68%) Objective-C
15 103 (1.66%) VB
16 74 (1.19%) PL/SQL
17 69 (1.11%) PowerShell
18 68 (1.10%) VBScript
19 65 (1.05%) ActionScript
20 61 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1197 (19.28%) Degree
2 554 (8.93%) ISEB
3 242 (3.90%) ISTQB
4 129 (2.08%) Security Cleared
5 58 (0.93%) SC Cleared
6 55 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (0.56%) PMI Certification
8 26 (0.42%) CISSP
8 26 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
10 21 (0.34%) MCP
11 19 (0.31%) CCNA
11 19 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (0.27%) PMP
12 17 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 17 (0.27%) CISA
12 17 (0.27%) MCSA
13 15 (0.24%) MCSD
13 15 (0.24%) MCSE
13 15 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (0.55%) SLA
2 16 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.18%) Basel III
5 11 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
8 7 (0.11%) WCAG
9 6 (0.097%) ISO 9000
9 6 (0.097%) COREP
9 6 (0.097%) EMIR
10 5 (0.081%) CRD IV
10 5 (0.081%) ISO 8583
11 4 (0.064%) COBIT
12 3 (0.048%) MiFID
12 3 (0.048%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.048%) WAI
12 3 (0.048%) Basel II
12 3 (0.048%) P3O
System Software
1 76 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 56 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (0.77%) Varnish
4 38 (0.61%) KVM
5 29 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 25 (0.40%) Samba
7 15 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (0.19%) VirtualBox
8 12 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (0.16%) NFS
10 9 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.13%) XenApp
12 6 (0.097%) Xen
13 5 (0.081%) Docker
13 5 (0.081%) XenServer
13 5 (0.081%) Postfix
13 5 (0.081%) VMware ESX
14 4 (0.064%) Oracle RMAN
14 4 (0.064%) Squid
15 3 (0.048%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 310 (4.99%) HP Quality Center
2 130 (2.09%) Puppet
3 112 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
4 66 (1.06%) Nagios
5 54 (0.87%) ZABBIX
6 31 (0.50%) HAProxy
7 29 (0.47%) logstash
8 27 (0.43%) StatsD
9 25 (0.40%) Kibana
10 23 (0.37%) Ansible
11 20 (0.32%) Ganglia
12 19 (0.31%) Plesk
13 18 (0.29%) SCCM
14 15 (0.24%) Opsview
15 14 (0.23%) CA Endevor
16 13 (0.21%) Munin
16 13 (0.21%) Zenoss
17 12 (0.19%) Vagrant
17 12 (0.19%) Capistrano
18 7 (0.11%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 740 (11.92%) Microsoft
2 652 (10.50%) Oracle
3 325 (5.24%) HP
4 177 (2.85%) IBM
5 138 (2.22%) SAP
6 128 (2.06%) Adobe
7 123 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
8 102 (1.64%) Informatica
9 96 (1.55%) Google
10 95 (1.53%) JBoss
11 91 (1.47%) VMware
12 88 (1.42%) Zend
13 77 (1.24%) Business Objects
14 73 (1.18%) Cisco
15 66 (1.06%) Facebook
16 59 (0.95%) Sybase
17 57 (0.92%) Apple
18 56 (0.90%) Red Hat
18 56 (0.90%) Cognos
19 55 (0.89%) Dell
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus (20%) + Pension + health etc
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 23 hours ago
East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £65000 per annum - excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dagenham, Essex
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Exist
Salary: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum pension health care life assurance g
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday