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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 46 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 2243 2510 3208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.69% 5.61% 6.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 49.34% 48.99% 53.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1895 2063 2543
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
4546 5123 6028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.53% 11.45% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3755 4184 4736
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 £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +7 408 £57,500 +11.65% 50
Croydon +24 28 £50,000 -4.76%
Kingston Upon Thames +16 22 £72,500 - 1
Wimbledon -16 12 £36,000 -28.00%
Ealing +3 9 £60,000 +9.09%
Bromley - 6 £72,500 -
Uxbridge +3 4 £55,000 +120.00%
Westminster -9 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Hammersmith +11 3 £56,250 +80.00% 1
Docklands, London +8 3 £57,500 -16.36%
Harrow +6 3 £40,000 -
Canary Wharf -6 3 £67,500 -13.46% 1
Teddington +4 2 - - 1
Chiswick -2 2 £49,000 +0.51%
Sidcup - 2 £41,500 -
Twickenham +15 1 £62,500 +19.04%
Brentford +4 1 £47,000 -27.69%
Surbiton +2 1 £29,000 -48.44%
Dagenham +1 1 £45,000 -25.00%
Greenford - 1 £45,000 -
Isleworth - 1 - -
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 2543 (56.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1300 (29.13%) Java
3 1292 (28.96%) Finance
4 1089 (24.41%) SQL
5 1081 (24.23%) Selenium
6 906 (20.30%) Scrum
7 856 (19.18%) TDD
8 838 (18.78%) BDD
9 732 (16.41%) C#
10 688 (15.42%) Degree
11 664 (14.88%) Test Automation
12 638 (14.30%) Cucumber
13 607 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
14 591 (13.25%) .NET
15 562 (12.60%) HTML
16 555 (12.44%) SDLC
17 541 (12.12%) JavaScript
18 535 (11.99%) Microsoft
19 521 (11.68%) WebDriver
20 498 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
21 495 (11.09%) JIRA
22 485 (10.87%) Automated Testing
22 485 (10.87%) Project Management
23 477 (10.69%) Linux
24 442 (9.91%) Jenkins
25 440 (9.86%) Web Services
26 426 (9.55%) CSS
27 425 (9.52%) E-Commerce
28 414 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
29 401 (8.99%) 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
1 114 (2.55%) Confluence
2 104 (2.33%) CMS
3 59 (1.32%) Apache
3 59 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 55 (1.23%) Tomcat
5 46 (1.03%) IIS
6 24 (0.54%) JBoss
6 24 (0.54%) WebSphere
7 22 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
8 21 (0.47%) OpenStack
8 21 (0.47%) SAS
9 17 (0.38%) Drupal
9 17 (0.38%) Mule
9 17 (0.38%) Mule ESB
10 14 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 13 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (0.27%) WebLogic
13 9 (0.20%) Apache Spark
13 9 (0.20%) GlassFish
14 8 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 259 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 130 (2.91%) MS Office
3 68 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 43 (0.96%) Photoshop
6 38 (0.85%) MS Project
7 16 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
9 9 (0.20%) Maya
10 7 (0.16%) AutoCAD
10 7 (0.16%) SPSS
11 6 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 5 (0.11%) GNU Octave
12 5 (0.11%) HipChat
12 5 (0.11%) InDesign
12 5 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.045%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.022%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.022%) Revit
Business Applications
1 34 (0.76%) Magento
2 31 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
2 31 (0.69%) Oracle Retail
3 29 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
4 27 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 24 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
6 18 (0.40%) Markit EDM
6 18 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 17 (0.38%) Siebel Analytics
7 17 (0.38%) thinkFolio
8 15 (0.34%) LatentZero
8 15 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
9 14 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
10 11 (0.25%) Eagle PACE
11 10 (0.22%) Advent Moxy
11 10 (0.22%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
11 10 (0.22%) Beauchamp
11 10 (0.22%) Front Arena
11 10 (0.22%) MultiFonds
11 10 (0.22%) PORTIA
Cloud Services
1 233 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (2.02%) SaaS
3 64 (1.43%) GitHub
4 61 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 28 (0.63%) Google Analytics
7 18 (0.40%) Google Tag Manager
8 15 (0.34%) PaaS
9 14 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (0.31%) Google Play
10 13 (0.29%) Amazon S3
11 12 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (0.27%) Silverpop
12 10 (0.22%) Office 365
13 8 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
13 8 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (0.18%) Heroku
14 6 (0.13%) Trello
15 5 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 116 (2.60%) Internet
2 83 (1.86%) HTTP
3 67 (1.50%) Firewall
4 63 (1.41%) TCP/IP
5 45 (1.01%) Intranet
6 29 (0.65%) WAN
7 27 (0.61%) LAN
8 26 (0.58%) Network Security
9 24 (0.54%) VoIP
10 22 (0.49%) Multicast
11 20 (0.45%) SAN
12 18 (0.40%) LDAP
12 18 (0.40%) VPN
13 17 (0.38%) iSCSI
14 15 (0.34%) NAS
14 15 (0.34%) SMTP
15 13 (0.29%) HTTPS
16 12 (0.27%) DNS
17 11 (0.25%) IPv4
17 11 (0.25%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 399 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 236 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
3 196 (4.39%) Relational Database
4 194 (4.35%) MySQL
5 104 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 98 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 97 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 95 (2.13%) Big Data
9 70 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 69 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
11 68 (1.52%) MongoDB
12 63 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 62 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
14 61 (1.37%) Oracle Database
15 52 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
16 49 (1.10%) DB2
17 47 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
18 46 (1.03%) RDBMS
19 40 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 39 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1081 (24.23%) Selenium
2 638 (14.30%) Cucumber
3 521 (11.68%) WebDriver
4 495 (11.09%) JIRA
5 442 (9.91%) Jenkins
6 345 (7.73%) Git (software)
7 231 (5.18%) SpecFlow
8 226 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 192 (4.30%) JUnit
10 166 (3.72%) Visual Studio
11 163 (3.65%) Appium
12 154 (3.45%) TeamCity
13 151 (3.38%) Subversion
14 145 (3.25%) SoapUI
15 122 (2.73%) Maven
16 121 (2.71%) JMeter
17 102 (2.29%) HP UFT
18 94 (2.11%) FitNesse
19 83 (1.86%) TestNG
20 78 (1.75%) Calabash
General
1 1292 (28.96%) Finance
2 368 (8.25%) Banking
3 349 (7.82%) Retail
4 227 (5.09%) Marketing
5 208 (4.66%) Games
6 193 (4.33%) Law
7 138 (3.09%) Telecoms
8 90 (2.02%) Advertising
8 90 (2.02%) Front Office
9 76 (1.70%) Investment Banking
10 69 (1.55%) Legal
11 65 (1.46%) Financial Institution
12 63 (1.41%) Publishing
13 58 (1.30%) Back Office
14 31 (0.69%) Automotive
15 21 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
16 19 (0.43%) Manufacturing
17 16 (0.36%) Billing
18 15 (0.34%) French Language
19 12 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 968 (21.69%) Analyst
2 929 (20.82%) Developer
3 572 (12.82%) QA Engineer
4 442 (9.91%) Tester
5 360 (8.07%) Test Analyst
6 353 (7.91%) QA Analyst
7 311 (6.97%) Test Engineer
8 284 (6.36%) QA Tester
9 257 (5.76%) Business Analyst
10 233 (5.22%) QA Test Engineer
11 218 (4.89%) Project Manager
12 215 (4.82%) Java Developer
13 206 (4.62%) QA Test Analyst
14 183 (4.10%) Automation Tester
15 176 (3.94%) QA Leader
16 175 (3.92%) Senior Developer
17 145 (3.25%) Java Engineer
18 138 (3.09%) Developer in Test
19 134 (3.00%) Test Leader
20 133 (2.98%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 591 (13.25%) .NET
2 562 (12.60%) HTML
3 440 (9.86%) Web Services
4 426 (9.55%) CSS
5 305 (6.84%) XML
6 212 (4.75%) HTML5
7 202 (4.53%) REST
8 200 (4.48%) SOAP
9 179 (4.01%) RESTful
10 173 (3.88%) jQuery
11 152 (3.41%) AngularJS
12 151 (3.38%) Spring
13 148 (3.32%) Gherkin
14 140 (3.14%) ASP.NET
14 140 (3.14%) CSS3
15 132 (2.96%) JSON
16 115 (2.58%) Node.js
17 89 (1.99%) Sass
18 85 (1.90%) .NET Framework
19 75 (1.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 498 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
2 400 (8.96%) Computer Science
3 321 (7.19%) User Experience
4 303 (6.79%) Mobile App
5 164 (3.68%) Fintech
6 110 (2.47%) Mathematics
7 105 (2.35%) Client/Server
8 89 (1.99%) Management Information System
9 78 (1.75%) Derivative
10 74 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
11 73 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 64 (1.43%) Equities
13 61 (1.37%) Data Centre
14 54 (1.21%) Digital Media
15 50 (1.12%) Online Games
16 45 (1.01%) Social Media
17 44 (0.99%) Virtual Team
18 43 (0.96%) Blog
18 43 (0.96%) iPad
19 41 (0.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 477 (10.69%) Linux
2 401 (8.99%) Windows
3 369 (8.27%) Unix
4 341 (7.64%) Android
5 294 (6.59%) Apple iOS
6 96 (2.15%) Windows Server
7 32 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (0.72%) Solaris
8 27 (0.61%) CentOS
9 23 (0.52%) Mac OS X
9 23 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (0.29%) Debian
13 12 (0.27%) Windows 7
14 11 (0.25%) AIX
14 11 (0.25%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.25%) Windows Phone
15 10 (0.22%) Kali Linux
16 9 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2543 (56.99%) Agile Software Development
2 906 (20.30%) Scrum
3 856 (19.18%) TDD
4 838 (18.78%) BDD
5 664 (14.88%) Test Automation
6 607 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
7 555 (12.44%) SDLC
8 485 (10.87%) Automated Testing
8 485 (10.87%) Project Management
9 425 (9.52%) E-Commerce
10 414 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 401 (8.99%) Automation Testing
12 393 (8.81%) Manual Testing
13 380 (8.52%) Mentoring
14 354 (7.93%) Test Scripting
15 350 (7.84%) Software Testing
16 299 (6.70%) OO
17 298 (6.68%) DevOps
18 294 (6.59%) Kanban
19 276 (6.19%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1300 (29.13%) Java
2 1089 (24.41%) SQL
3 732 (16.41%) C#
4 541 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 381 (8.54%) Ruby
6 380 (8.52%) Python
7 241 (5.40%) PHP
8 149 (3.34%) C++
9 137 (3.07%) PL/SQL
10 92 (2.06%) Bash Shell
11 91 (2.04%) Shell Script
12 84 (1.88%) Scala
13 81 (1.82%) T-SQL
14 77 (1.73%) Perl
15 75 (1.68%) C
16 72 (1.61%) Groovy
17 62 (1.39%) PowerShell
18 58 (1.30%) VB.NET
19 54 (1.21%) VB
20 53 (1.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 688 (15.42%) Degree
2 256 (5.74%) ISEB
3 235 (5.27%) ISTQB
4 113 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 75 (1.68%) PMI Certification
6 60 (1.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 59 (1.32%) PMP
8 53 (1.19%) Security Cleared
9 28 (0.63%) SC Cleared
10 23 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (0.36%) MBA
12 15 (0.34%) CREST Certified
12 15 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 13 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
13 13 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.25%) CISSP
15 10 (0.22%) CHECK Team Leader
16 9 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
17 8 (0.18%) CCNP
17 8 (0.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (2.51%) Data Quality
2 100 (2.24%) SDET
3 89 (1.99%) SLA
4 25 (0.56%) MiFID
5 23 (0.52%) GCP
6 9 (0.20%) HL7
7 7 (0.16%) COBIT
7 7 (0.16%) FATCA
8 6 (0.13%) EMIR
8 6 (0.13%) ISO19770
8 6 (0.13%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.090%) WCAG
11 3 (0.067%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.067%) GMP
11 3 (0.067%) NEBOSH
12 2 (0.045%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.045%) WAI
13 1 (0.022%) AIFMD
System Software
1 115 (2.58%) Docker
2 95 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (0.94%) Active Directory
4 22 (0.49%) KVM
5 20 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (0.43%) NFS
7 16 (0.36%) Hyper-V
8 15 (0.34%) Time Sharing Option
9 14 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
10 12 (0.27%) vSphere
11 8 (0.18%) Squid
11 8 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 6 (0.13%) VMware ESX
13 5 (0.11%) Firmware
14 4 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.090%) vCloud
15 3 (0.067%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.067%) VirtualBox
15 3 (0.067%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 87 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
2 86 (1.93%) Puppet
3 72 (1.61%) Ansible
4 52 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
5 37 (0.83%) Nagios
6 15 (0.34%) CA Endevor
7 13 (0.29%) SCCM
8 10 (0.22%) CloudHub
8 10 (0.22%) ZABBIX
9 9 (0.20%) NetBackup
9 9 (0.20%) Rundeck
10 8 (0.18%) FortiGate
10 8 (0.18%) Tivoli
11 7 (0.16%) Packer
12 6 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
12 6 (0.13%) Graphite
12 6 (0.13%) Salt
12 6 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 5 (0.11%) HP SiteScope
13 5 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 535 (11.99%) Microsoft
2 349 (7.82%) Oracle
3 110 (2.47%) VMware
4 102 (2.29%) HP
5 91 (2.04%) Google
6 73 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
6 73 (1.64%) SAP
7 63 (1.41%) IBM
8 51 (1.14%) Zend
9 50 (1.12%) Atlassian
10 45 (1.01%) Informatica
11 44 (0.99%) Retek
12 42 (0.94%) Adobe
13 41 (0.92%) Cisco
13 41 (0.92%) Tableau
14 38 (0.85%) Cognizant
15 33 (0.74%) Red Hat
16 31 (0.69%) Twitter
17 30 (0.67%) hybris
18 27 (0.61%) Siebel
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits and Career
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + training, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum base plus package!
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum base.
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus/Package
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Competitive salary + bonus and benef
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Trust In Soda
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus 15% + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pentasia Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + 10% annual bonus
Posted: 5 days ago