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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 49 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing QA 2257 2382 3111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.51% 5.43% 6.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 47.24% 47.70% 52.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1893 1944 2498
Median salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.84% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
4778 4994 5890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.66% 11.37% 12.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3884 4072 4686
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 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +12 408 £57,500 +11.65% 71
Croydon +22 32 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Wimbledon -6 25 £36,000 -24.21%
Kingston Upon Thames +10 11 £40,000 - 2
Hammersmith +2 9 £55,000 +49.65% 2
Ealing +2 8 £60,000 +9.09%
Bromley +1 6 £72,500 +20.83%
Westminster -5 5 £45,000 -47.05% 1
Sidcup - 5 £41,375 -
Brentford +8 4 £51,000 -21.53%
Uxbridge +1 4 £55,000 +124.49%
Dagenham - 4 £45,000 -
Docklands, London +12 3 £57,500 -6.12%
Harrow +4 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Canary Wharf -3 3 £50,000 -34.64% 1
Beckenham 0 2 £31,000 -27.05%
Chiswick -8 2 £49,000 +8.88%
Clapham - 2 £40,000 -
Hounslow 0 1 £26,000 -54.78%
Surbiton -1 1 £29,000 -38.94%
Teddington -4 1 - - 1
Twickenham - 1 £40,000 -
Upminster - 1 £57,500 -
Edgware - 1 £30,000 -
Feltham - 1 £45,000 -
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2451 (55.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1294 (29.34%) Java
3 1263 (28.63%) Finance
4 1110 (25.16%) Selenium
5 1095 (24.82%) SQL
6 875 (19.84%) Scrum
7 866 (19.63%) BDD
8 848 (19.22%) TDD
9 764 (17.32%) C#
10 674 (15.28%) Test Automation
11 665 (15.08%) Degree
12 641 (14.53%) Cucumber
13 605 (13.72%) Continuous Integration
14 586 (13.28%) WebDriver
15 573 (12.99%) SDLC
16 569 (12.90%) .NET
17 540 (12.24%) JavaScript
18 535 (12.13%) HTML
19 523 (11.86%) Microsoft
20 514 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
21 491 (11.13%) JIRA
22 486 (11.02%) Automated Testing
23 469 (10.63%) Linux
24 447 (10.13%) Web Services
25 444 (10.07%) E-Commerce
26 435 (9.86%) Project Management
27 428 (9.70%) Jenkins
28 417 (9.45%) Windows
29 413 (9.36%) Computer Science
30 410 (9.29%) Automation Testing

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
1 117 (2.65%) Node.js
2 105 (2.38%) Confluence
3 100 (2.27%) CMS
4 56 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 55 (1.25%) Tomcat
6 54 (1.22%) Apache
7 50 (1.13%) IIS
8 29 (0.66%) JBoss
9 26 (0.59%) WebSphere
10 20 (0.45%) Drupal
11 19 (0.43%) OpenStack
11 19 (0.43%) SAS
12 18 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 18 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
12 18 (0.41%) Mule
12 18 (0.41%) Mule ESB
13 11 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (0.23%) MS Exchange
15 8 (0.18%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 260 (5.89%) MS Excel
2 136 (3.08%) MS Office
3 72 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 50 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 47 (1.07%) MS Project
6 42 (0.95%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.27%) Maya
7 12 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
8 7 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.14%) HipChat
10 5 (0.11%) GNU Octave
10 5 (0.11%) InDesign
10 5 (0.11%) SPSS
11 4 (0.091%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.045%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.023%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.023%) Revit
Business Applications
1 38 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
1 38 (0.86%) Oracle Retail
2 34 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
3 32 (0.73%) Magento
4 29 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 26 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
6 21 (0.48%) Siebel Analytics
7 18 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 16 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
9 15 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
9 15 (0.34%) Markit EDM
9 15 (0.34%) SAP ERP
10 14 (0.32%) thinkFolio
11 12 (0.27%) Advent Moxy
11 12 (0.27%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
11 12 (0.27%) Decalog
11 12 (0.27%) Eagle PACE
11 12 (0.27%) Hi Portfolio
11 12 (0.27%) HiInvest
11 12 (0.27%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 210 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (2.15%) SaaS
3 65 (1.47%) GitHub
4 50 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 33 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (0.66%) Google Analytics
7 18 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
8 14 (0.32%) PaaS
9 12 (0.27%) Google Play
9 12 (0.27%) Silverpop
10 10 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
10 10 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (0.23%) Office 365
11 8 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.16%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.14%) Lucidchart
13 6 (0.14%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.11%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 107 (2.43%) Internet
2 78 (1.77%) HTTP
3 69 (1.56%) Firewall
4 59 (1.34%) TCP/IP
5 35 (0.79%) Intranet
6 34 (0.77%) WAN
7 32 (0.73%) LAN
8 29 (0.66%) VoIP
9 20 (0.45%) Multicast
10 19 (0.43%) Network Security
10 19 (0.43%) VPN
11 17 (0.39%) SAN
12 14 (0.32%) NAS
13 13 (0.29%) DNS
13 13 (0.29%) iSCSI
13 13 (0.29%) SMPP
13 13 (0.29%) SMTP
14 12 (0.27%) SCCP
14 12 (0.27%) SSH
15 11 (0.25%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 394 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 256 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
3 194 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 169 (3.83%) MySQL
5 96 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 96 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 94 (2.13%) NoSQL
7 88 (2.00%) Big Data
8 76 (1.72%) Oracle Database
9 72 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
10 64 (1.45%) MongoDB
10 64 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
10 64 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 60 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 55 (1.25%) DB2
12 55 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 52 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
14 45 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
15 44 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
16 42 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1110 (25.16%) Selenium
2 641 (14.53%) Cucumber
3 586 (13.28%) WebDriver
4 491 (11.13%) JIRA
5 428 (9.70%) Jenkins
6 349 (7.91%) Git (software)
7 224 (5.08%) SpecFlow
8 220 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 170 (3.85%) JUnit
10 163 (3.70%) Visual Studio
11 162 (3.67%) Appium
12 148 (3.36%) Subversion
13 140 (3.17%) TeamCity
14 124 (2.81%) SoapUI
15 122 (2.77%) JMeter
15 122 (2.77%) Maven
16 102 (2.31%) HP UFT
17 89 (2.02%) Hudson
18 87 (1.97%) FitNesse
19 76 (1.72%) WATIR
General
1 1263 (28.63%) Finance
2 373 (8.46%) Retail
3 362 (8.21%) Banking
4 227 (5.15%) Marketing
5 216 (4.90%) Games
6 210 (4.76%) Law
7 144 (3.26%) Telecoms
8 100 (2.27%) Front Office
9 99 (2.24%) Advertising
10 85 (1.93%) Investment Banking
11 67 (1.52%) Legal
12 66 (1.50%) Financial Institution
13 63 (1.43%) Publishing
14 60 (1.36%) Back Office
15 29 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
16 27 (0.61%) Automotive
17 23 (0.52%) Manufacturing
18 15 (0.34%) Billing
18 15 (0.34%) Brand Awareness
18 15 (0.34%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 993 (22.51%) Analyst
2 914 (20.72%) Developer
3 590 (13.38%) QA Engineer
4 472 (10.70%) Tester
5 377 (8.55%) Test Analyst
6 346 (7.84%) QA Analyst
7 309 (7.01%) Test Engineer
8 287 (6.51%) QA Tester
9 260 (5.89%) Business Analyst
10 233 (5.28%) QA Test Engineer
11 210 (4.76%) Project Manager
12 207 (4.69%) Java Developer
12 207 (4.69%) QA Test Analyst
13 204 (4.62%) Automation Tester
14 171 (3.88%) QA Leader
15 159 (3.60%) Senior Developer
16 144 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
17 141 (3.20%) Automation Test Analyst
17 141 (3.20%) Java Engineer
18 140 (3.17%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 569 (12.90%) .NET
2 535 (12.13%) HTML
3 447 (10.13%) Web Services
4 399 (9.05%) CSS
5 290 (6.57%) XML
6 229 (5.19%) HTML5
7 193 (4.38%) RESTful
8 177 (4.01%) SOAP
9 174 (3.94%) jQuery
10 172 (3.90%) REST
11 155 (3.51%) AngularJS
11 155 (3.51%) Gherkin
12 150 (3.40%) Spring
13 147 (3.33%) ASP.NET
13 147 (3.33%) CSS3
14 125 (2.83%) JSON
15 94 (2.13%) .NET Framework
16 89 (2.02%) Sass
17 75 (1.70%) Hibernate
17 75 (1.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 514 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
2 413 (9.36%) Computer Science
3 287 (6.51%) Mobile App
4 285 (6.46%) User Experience
5 170 (3.85%) Fintech
6 112 (2.54%) Mathematics
7 107 (2.43%) Client/Server
8 91 (2.06%) Management Information System
9 84 (1.90%) Derivative
10 75 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 74 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
12 69 (1.56%) Equities
13 62 (1.41%) Digital Media
14 60 (1.36%) Data Centre
15 58 (1.31%) Online Games
16 48 (1.09%) Blog
17 45 (1.02%) iPad
18 39 (0.88%) Blackberry
18 39 (0.88%) Social Media
19 38 (0.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 469 (10.63%) Linux
2 417 (9.45%) Windows
3 361 (8.18%) Unix
4 339 (7.69%) Android
5 300 (6.80%) Apple iOS
6 105 (2.38%) Windows Server
7 34 (0.77%) Solaris
8 27 (0.61%) CentOS
8 27 (0.61%) Mac OS X
8 27 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (0.29%) Windows 7
12 12 (0.27%) Windows 8
12 12 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (0.25%) Windows Phone
14 10 (0.23%) Debian
14 10 (0.23%) Kali Linux
15 9 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
16 8 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2451 (55.57%) Agile Software Development
2 875 (19.84%) Scrum
3 866 (19.63%) BDD
4 848 (19.22%) TDD
5 674 (15.28%) Test Automation
6 605 (13.72%) Continuous Integration
7 573 (12.99%) SDLC
8 486 (11.02%) Automated Testing
9 444 (10.07%) E-Commerce
10 435 (9.86%) Project Management
11 410 (9.29%) Automation Testing
12 406 (9.20%) User Acceptance Testing
13 398 (9.02%) Manual Testing
14 369 (8.37%) Test Scripting
15 367 (8.32%) Mentoring
16 336 (7.62%) Software Testing
17 295 (6.69%) OO
18 281 (6.37%) DevOps
19 279 (6.33%) Kanban
20 277 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1294 (29.34%) Java
2 1095 (24.82%) SQL
3 764 (17.32%) C#
4 540 (12.24%) JavaScript
5 374 (8.48%) Ruby
6 372 (8.43%) Python
7 248 (5.62%) PHP
8 138 (3.13%) PL/SQL
9 137 (3.11%) C++
10 84 (1.90%) Scala
11 79 (1.79%) Bash Shell
12 77 (1.75%) Shell Script
13 75 (1.70%) Groovy
14 71 (1.61%) T-SQL
15 67 (1.52%) Perl
16 61 (1.38%) C
17 56 (1.27%) VB
18 47 (1.07%) PowerShell
19 46 (1.04%) VB.NET
20 45 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 665 (15.08%) Degree
2 262 (5.94%) ISEB
3 237 (5.37%) ISTQB
4 123 (2.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 63 (1.43%) PMI Certification
6 53 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 43 (0.97%) PMP
8 41 (0.93%) Security Cleared
9 23 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 23 (0.52%) SC Cleared
10 17 (0.39%) MBA
11 15 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 12 (0.27%) IIBA
14 11 (0.25%) CREST Certified
15 10 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
16 9 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 9 (0.20%) MCP
16 9 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (2.56%) Data Quality
2 97 (2.20%) SDET
3 93 (2.11%) SLA
4 21 (0.48%) GCP
5 20 (0.45%) MiFID
6 8 (0.18%) COBIT
6 8 (0.18%) HL7
6 8 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.16%) GMP
7 7 (0.16%) ISO19770
8 6 (0.14%) FATCA
8 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.11%) EMIR
10 4 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.068%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.068%) ISAE 3402
11 3 (0.068%) NEBOSH
12 2 (0.045%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.023%) WAI
System Software
1 106 (2.40%) Docker
2 92 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (1.09%) Active Directory
4 22 (0.50%) KVM
5 15 (0.34%) NFS
5 15 (0.34%) Time Sharing Option
6 13 (0.29%) vSphere
7 11 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (0.18%) Squid
9 8 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 6 (0.14%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.11%) Firmware
11 5 (0.11%) XenServer
12 3 (0.068%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.068%) vCloud
12 3 (0.068%) Xen
12 3 (0.068%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.045%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 83 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
2 79 (1.79%) Puppet
3 77 (1.75%) Ansible
4 67 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
5 23 (0.52%) Nagios
6 15 (0.34%) CA Endevor
7 13 (0.29%) SCCM
8 11 (0.25%) CloudHub
9 9 (0.20%) Data Guard
9 9 (0.20%) Salt
9 9 (0.20%) ZABBIX
10 8 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (0.18%) Tivoli
11 6 (0.14%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.11%) Graphite
12 5 (0.11%) Rundeck
13 4 (0.091%) Capistrano
13 4 (0.091%) FortiGate
13 4 (0.091%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 4 (0.091%) yum
Vendors
1 523 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 361 (8.18%) Oracle
3 101 (2.29%) VMware
4 86 (1.95%) HP
5 85 (1.93%) SAP
6 80 (1.81%) Google
7 61 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
8 59 (1.34%) IBM
9 52 (1.18%) Retek
10 51 (1.16%) Adobe
10 51 (1.16%) Zend
11 44 (1.00%) Informatica
12 40 (0.91%) Tableau
13 39 (0.88%) Atlassian
13 39 (0.88%) Cisco
14 37 (0.84%) Cognizant
15 34 (0.77%) hybris
16 33 (0.75%) Twitter
17 32 (0.73%) Siebel
18 28 (0.63%) Apple
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum base.
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum base plus package!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago