The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 17 29
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12  
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 6.45% 8.33% 1.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.38% 40.74% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 3
Median salary £87,500 £68,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.67% -2.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Canary Wharf
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 29 27 24
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 15.59% 20.45% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 19
Median salary £75,000 £70,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +21.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Canary Wharf

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Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Canary Wharf.

Salary trend for QA in Canary Wharf

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Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Canary Wharf

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for QA.

1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) Marketing
3 8 (57.14%) Cognizant
3 8 (57.14%) CRM
4 5 (35.71%) UML
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) SOAP
4 5 (35.71%) JMS
4 5 (35.71%) SOA
4 5 (35.71%) SAML
4 5 (35.71%) Java EE
4 5 (35.71%) Mule
4 5 (35.71%) OAuth
4 5 (35.71%) Open Source
4 5 (35.71%) SaaS
4 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
4 5 (35.71%) Subversion
4 5 (35.71%) Mainframe
4 5 (35.71%) BPEL
4 5 (35.71%) Spring
4 5 (35.71%) Maven
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (35.71%) REST
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (35.71%) GitHub
4 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 5 (35.71%) MuleSoft
4 5 (35.71%) Mule ESB

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 5 (35.71%) Anypoint
1 5 (35.71%) Mule
1 5 (35.71%) Mule ESB
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Service Bus
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) GitHub
1 5 (35.71%) SaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Maven
1 5 (35.71%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 8 (57.14%) Marketing
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) MuleSoft Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 5 (35.71%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) QA Leader
3 1 (7.14%) QA Manager
3 1 (7.14%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce Solution Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
1 5 (35.71%) Java EE
1 5 (35.71%) JMS
1 5 (35.71%) OAuth
1 5 (35.71%) REST
1 5 (35.71%) SAML
1 5 (35.71%) SOAP
1 5 (35.71%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (35.71%) Mainframe
2 4 (28.57%) N-Tier
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) CRM
3 5 (35.71%) BPEL
3 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
3 5 (35.71%) Open Source
3 5 (35.71%) SOA
3 5 (35.71%) UML
4 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 4 (28.57%) Use Case
5 3 (21.43%) Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Campaign Management
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) Customer Insight
5 3 (21.43%) Marketing Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Personalization
5 3 (21.43%) Process Management
5 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 2 (14.29%) OOP
6 2 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 8 (57.14%) Cognizant
3 5 (35.71%) MuleSoft
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Pega
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com