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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 50 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 2150 2318 2592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.23% 5.66% 6.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.58% 48.87% 53.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1778 1783 1972
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
5049 4743 4853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 12.29% 11.59% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4075 3770 3755
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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
(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 -8 311 £55,000 +8.91% 81
Croydon +10 19 £55,000 +10.00%
Ealing -10 15 £55,000 +6.79%
Hammersmith +2 13 £55,000 +39.24% 1
Dagenham - 13 £55,000 -
Canary Wharf +11 10 £66,500 -14.74%
Wimbledon +7 10 £47,500 -20.83%
Hillingdon +8 9 - -
Bromley +6 9 £65,000 +8.33%
Brentford +7 7 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Harrow - 6 £44,000 -
Chiswick -9 4 £26,000 +30.00% 1
Romford - 4 £33,750 -
Uxbridge +6 3 £26,000 -58.40% 2
Paddington +8 2 - -
Hounslow -5 2 £26,000 -60.75% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -6 2 £38,750 +3.33% 2
Docklands, London -5 1 £45,000 -29.41%
Westminster - 1 £60,000 -
Clapham - 1 £40,000 -
Barnet - 1 £37,500 -
Twickenham - 1 £30,000 -
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 2285 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
2 1284 (28.33%) Java
3 1272 (28.06%) Finance
4 1163 (25.66%) Selenium
5 1130 (24.93%) SQL
6 962 (21.22%) C#
7 929 (20.49%) BDD
8 898 (19.81%) Scrum
9 872 (19.24%) TDD
10 735 (16.21%) Degree
11 704 (15.53%) Test Automation
12 670 (14.78%) WebDriver
13 639 (14.10%) SDLC
14 621 (13.70%) Cucumber
15 619 (13.66%) JavaScript
16 611 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
17 601 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
18 589 (12.99%) .NET
19 558 (12.31%) HTML
19 558 (12.31%) Microsoft
20 544 (12.00%) Windows
21 522 (11.52%) JIRA
22 517 (11.41%) E-Commerce
23 497 (10.96%) Automated Testing
24 491 (10.83%) SQL Server
25 457 (10.08%) Banking
26 453 (9.99%) Web Services
27 451 (9.95%) CSS
28 447 (9.86%) Test Scripting
29 446 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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
1 133 (2.93%) Node.js
2 99 (2.18%) IIS
3 90 (1.99%) Confluence
4 80 (1.76%) Apache
5 78 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 68 (1.50%) CMS
7 56 (1.24%) SharePoint
8 41 (0.90%) JBoss
9 40 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 31 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
11 28 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
12 21 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 20 (0.44%) Drupal
13 20 (0.44%) SAS
14 18 (0.40%) Jetty
15 17 (0.38%) MS Exchange
15 17 (0.38%) Mule
15 17 (0.38%) Mule ESB
15 17 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
16 16 (0.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 277 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 169 (3.73%) MS Office
3 63 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 61 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 57 (1.26%) Photoshop
6 42 (0.93%) MS Project
7 19 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
8 17 (0.38%) PowerPivot
9 14 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
10 10 (0.22%) HipChat
11 9 (0.20%) Maya
12 6 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 6 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (0.088%) InDesign
14 3 (0.066%) SPSS
15 2 (0.044%) Adobe After Effects
15 2 (0.044%) Fireworks
16 1 (0.022%) 3ds Max
16 1 (0.022%) AutoCAD
16 1 (0.022%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 52 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (0.97%) Oracle Retail
3 28 (0.62%) thinkFolio
4 26 (0.57%) Advent Moxy
4 26 (0.57%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 26 (0.57%) Beauchamp
4 26 (0.57%) Decalog
4 26 (0.57%) Eagle PACE
4 26 (0.57%) Eze OMS
4 26 (0.57%) Front Arena
4 26 (0.57%) Hi Portfolio
4 26 (0.57%) HiInvest
4 26 (0.57%) HiPerformance
4 26 (0.57%) LatentZero
4 26 (0.57%) LongView
4 26 (0.57%) Markit EDM
4 26 (0.57%) MultiFonds
4 26 (0.57%) Odyssey Triple'A Plus
4 26 (0.57%) PORTIA
4 26 (0.57%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 163 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (2.45%) SaaS
3 52 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (0.95%) GitHub
5 29 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (0.64%) Google Analytics
6 15 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 14 (0.31%) Office 365
8 13 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (0.29%) Lucidchart
9 12 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (0.26%) Silverpop
10 7 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
10 7 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
11 6 (0.13%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.088%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.066%) Basecamp
13 3 (0.066%) Force.com
13 3 (0.066%) Heroku
13 3 (0.066%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 124 (2.74%) Internet
2 96 (2.12%) HTTP
3 71 (1.57%) Firewall
4 52 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 30 (0.66%) VPN
6 25 (0.55%) WAN
7 24 (0.53%) LAN
8 23 (0.51%) DNS
8 23 (0.51%) SSH
9 21 (0.46%) Multicast
9 21 (0.46%) SMTP
10 20 (0.44%) Wireshark
11 19 (0.42%) VoIP
12 17 (0.38%) NAS
13 16 (0.35%) HTTPS
14 14 (0.31%) FTP
15 13 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
16 12 (0.26%) AMQP
16 12 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
16 12 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 491 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 170 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
3 164 (3.62%) Relational Database
4 127 (2.80%) Big Data
5 121 (2.67%) MySQL
6 119 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 117 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 108 (2.38%) NoSQL
8 108 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 105 (2.32%) MongoDB
10 89 (1.96%) Oracle Database
11 70 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 68 (1.50%) DB2
13 65 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
14 56 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
15 51 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
16 47 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
17 46 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
18 43 (0.95%) Hadoop
19 41 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1163 (25.66%) Selenium
2 670 (14.78%) WebDriver
3 621 (13.70%) Cucumber
4 522 (11.52%) JIRA
5 359 (7.92%) Jenkins
6 358 (7.90%) Git (software)
7 302 (6.66%) SpecFlow
8 249 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 172 (3.79%) JUnit
9 172 (3.79%) Visual Studio
10 153 (3.38%) Maven
11 136 (3.00%) Appium
11 136 (3.00%) Subversion
12 135 (2.98%) NUnit
13 128 (2.82%) SoapUI
14 118 (2.60%) FitNesse
15 111 (2.45%) HP UFT
16 104 (2.29%) TeamCity
17 99 (2.18%) JMeter
18 84 (1.85%) Jasmine
General
1 1272 (28.06%) Finance
2 457 (10.08%) Banking
3 391 (8.63%) Retail
4 251 (5.54%) Marketing
5 232 (5.12%) Games
6 179 (3.95%) Law
7 166 (3.66%) Front Office
8 151 (3.33%) Investment Banking
9 123 (2.71%) Back Office
10 119 (2.63%) Telecoms
11 86 (1.90%) Publishing
12 80 (1.76%) Legal
13 71 (1.57%) Advertising
14 59 (1.30%) Financial Institution
15 51 (1.13%) Brand Awareness
16 48 (1.06%) Manufacturing
17 37 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
18 23 (0.51%) Retail Banking
19 16 (0.35%) Automotive
20 15 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1061 (23.41%) Analyst
2 969 (21.38%) Developer
3 564 (12.44%) QA Engineer
4 448 (9.88%) Tester
5 393 (8.67%) Test Analyst
6 348 (7.68%) QA Analyst
7 271 (5.98%) QA Tester
8 257 (5.67%) Business Analyst
9 254 (5.60%) Java Developer
10 250 (5.52%) Test Engineer
11 239 (5.27%) Automation Engineer
12 235 (5.18%) Automation Tester
13 222 (4.90%) QA Test Analyst
14 220 (4.85%) Senior Analyst
15 180 (3.97%) Project Manager
16 176 (3.88%) QA Leader
17 168 (3.71%) QA Automation Engineer
18 161 (3.55%) C# Developer
18 161 (3.55%) Senior Developer
19 160 (3.53%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 589 (12.99%) .NET
2 558 (12.31%) HTML
3 453 (9.99%) Web Services
4 451 (9.95%) CSS
5 294 (6.49%) XML
6 255 (5.63%) HTML5
7 211 (4.65%) jQuery
8 205 (4.52%) RESTful
9 203 (4.48%) AngularJS
10 196 (4.32%) Spring
11 186 (4.10%) REST
12 185 (4.08%) Gherkin
13 176 (3.88%) SOAP
14 153 (3.38%) ASP.NET
14 153 (3.38%) CSS3
15 131 (2.89%) JSON
16 117 (2.58%) .NET Framework
17 103 (2.27%) WCF
18 99 (2.18%) J2EE
19 95 (2.10%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 601 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
2 434 (9.57%) Computer Science
3 321 (7.08%) Mobile App
4 304 (6.71%) User Experience
5 156 (3.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 131 (2.89%) Derivative
7 125 (2.76%) Equities
8 119 (2.63%) Fintech
9 117 (2.58%) Mathematics
10 116 (2.56%) Client/Server
11 88 (1.94%) Management Information System
12 75 (1.65%) Fixed Income
13 73 (1.61%) Blog
14 64 (1.41%) Online Games
15 62 (1.37%) Digital Media
16 58 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
17 52 (1.15%) Algorithms
18 51 (1.13%) iPad
19 49 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
19 49 (1.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 544 (12.00%) Windows
2 446 (9.84%) Linux
3 384 (8.47%) Unix
4 334 (7.37%) Android
5 306 (6.75%) Apple iOS
6 111 (2.45%) Windows Server
7 51 (1.13%) Mac OS X
8 45 (0.99%) Solaris
9 35 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (0.60%) CentOS
11 24 (0.53%) Windows 7
12 20 (0.44%) Windows 8
13 15 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (0.31%) Debian
15 11 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (0.22%) CatOS
16 10 (0.22%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
18 5 (0.11%) HPUX
19 4 (0.088%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2285 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
2 929 (20.49%) BDD
3 898 (19.81%) Scrum
4 872 (19.24%) TDD
5 704 (15.53%) Test Automation
6 639 (14.10%) SDLC
7 611 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
8 517 (11.41%) E-Commerce
9 497 (10.96%) Automated Testing
10 447 (9.86%) Test Scripting
11 446 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 429 (9.46%) Project Management
13 412 (9.09%) Software Engineering
14 364 (8.03%) Software Testing
15 347 (7.65%) Automation Testing
16 332 (7.32%) Manual Testing
17 331 (7.30%) Mentoring
17 331 (7.30%) Test Strategy
18 315 (6.95%) OO
19 275 (6.07%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1284 (28.33%) Java
2 1130 (24.93%) SQL
3 962 (21.22%) C#
4 619 (13.66%) JavaScript
5 389 (8.58%) Python
6 341 (7.52%) Ruby
7 222 (4.90%) PHP
8 186 (4.10%) C++
9 142 (3.13%) PL/SQL
10 123 (2.71%) T-SQL
11 92 (2.03%) Scala
12 86 (1.90%) Groovy
13 85 (1.88%) Bash Shell
14 73 (1.61%) Shell Script
15 59 (1.30%) VBScript
16 53 (1.17%) C
17 51 (1.13%) Perl
18 41 (0.90%) VB
19 35 (0.77%) TypeScript
20 32 (0.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 735 (16.21%) Degree
2 307 (6.77%) ISEB
3 247 (5.45%) ISTQB
4 121 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 53 (1.17%) PMI Certification
6 31 (0.68%) PMP
7 25 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
8 22 (0.49%) Security Cleared
9 20 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 15 (0.33%) IIBA
11 14 (0.31%) MBA
11 14 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (0.31%) SC Cleared
12 11 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (0.20%) MCP
13 9 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 8 (0.18%) MCSD
14 8 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
15 7 (0.15%) DV Cleared
16 6 (0.13%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (2.51%) SDET
2 86 (1.90%) Data Quality
3 54 (1.19%) SLA
4 23 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.49%) COBIT
5 22 (0.49%) ISO 9001
5 22 (0.49%) MiFID
6 17 (0.38%) GMP
7 16 (0.35%) EMIR
8 14 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
9 13 (0.29%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.13%) HIPAA
10 6 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
11 5 (0.11%) FATCA
12 4 (0.088%) GCP
12 4 (0.088%) HL7
12 4 (0.088%) P3O
12 4 (0.088%) SEPA
13 2 (0.044%) ISO19770
13 2 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 91 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 85 (1.88%) Docker
3 52 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (0.24%) KVM
6 8 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 7 (0.15%) Varnish
8 6 (0.13%) vSphere
8 6 (0.13%) XenServer
9 5 (0.11%) Firmware
9 5 (0.11%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.11%) Time Sharing Option
9 5 (0.11%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.088%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.066%) HDFS
11 3 (0.066%) Platform Symphony
11 3 (0.066%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.066%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.066%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.066%) zsh
Systems Management
1 112 (2.47%) Puppet
2 105 (2.32%) HP Quality Center
3 96 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
4 76 (1.68%) Ansible
5 38 (0.84%) SCCM
6 13 (0.29%) Data Guard
6 13 (0.29%) Nagios
7 10 (0.22%) ZABBIX
8 9 (0.20%) Capistrano
8 9 (0.20%) Mesos
8 9 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 9 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (0.20%) Salt
9 8 (0.18%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.15%) HAProxy
10 7 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.11%) CA Endevor
11 5 (0.11%) Graphite
11 5 (0.11%) Plesk
11 5 (0.11%) yum
Vendors
1 558 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 385 (8.49%) Oracle
3 99 (2.18%) SAP
4 89 (1.96%) Google
5 87 (1.92%) HP
6 61 (1.35%) VMware
7 60 (1.32%) Adobe
8 50 (1.10%) Informatica
9 48 (1.06%) hybris
10 44 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
11 41 (0.90%) IBM
11 41 (0.90%) Retek
12 38 (0.84%) SunGard
13 37 (0.82%) Perforce
13 37 (0.82%) Tableau
14 36 (0.79%) Charles River
14 36 (0.79%) Cisco
14 36 (0.79%) Siebel
15 30 (0.66%) Fidessa
16 28 (0.62%) ATG
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package/bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £620000 - £720000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tribal Worldwide
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Cube Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £60k plus performance bonus
Posted: Yesterday