The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
London / City of London
Rank 42 46 49
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3  
Permanent jobs citing QA 260 357 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.14% 5.03% 4.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.63% 36.10% 34.44%
Number of salaries quoted 244 294 390
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £82,500 £70,000
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 the City of London with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 673 989 1330
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 13.31% 13.94% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 626 821 1120
Median salary £59,000 £57,158 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% +6.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

QA
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in the City of London.

Salary trend for QA in the City of London

QA
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in the City of London

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 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 City of London region with a requirement for QA.

1 341 (59.00%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (40.66%) Finance
3 178 (30.80%) SQL
4 163 (28.20%) JavaScript
5 135 (23.36%) Selenium
6 133 (23.01%) SQL Server
7 131 (22.66%) C#
8 126 (21.80%) XML
9 122 (21.11%) SDLC
10 117 (20.24%) HTML
11 116 (20.07%) .NET
11 116 (20.07%) Microsoft
12 111 (19.20%) Java
13 108 (18.69%) Test Scripting
14 103 (17.82%) TDD
15 102 (17.65%) Web Services
16 101 (17.47%) Analytical Skills
17 98 (16.96%) ITIL
18 97 (16.78%) BDD
19 94 (16.26%) OO
20 92 (15.92%) Test Automation
21 91 (15.74%) CSS
22 90 (15.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 88 (15.22%) HTML5
24 85 (14.71%) User Experience
25 84 (14.53%) MVC
26 83 (14.36%) Internet
27 80 (13.84%) OOD
28 78 (13.49%) CMS
29 77 (13.32%) User Acceptance Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 78 (13.49%) CMS
2 66 (11.42%) EPiServer
3 23 (3.98%) Confluence
4 15 (2.60%) JBoss
5 13 (2.25%) IIS
6 11 (1.90%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.73%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.38%) Apache
8 8 (1.38%) Umbraco
8 8 (1.38%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.87%) Jetty
10 5 (0.87%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.52%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.17%) Documentum
Applications
1 39 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.33%) MS Office
3 24 (4.15%) MS Visio
4 22 (3.81%) MS Project
5 4 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.35%) HFM
2 2 (0.35%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle TCA
2 2 (0.35%) Unica
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Magento
3 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (3.98%) SaaS
2 13 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.38%) GitHub
4 5 (0.87%) Google Play
5 4 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.69%) Force.com
6 3 (0.52%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.52%) Office 365
7 2 (0.35%) Slack
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.17%) G Suite
8 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.17%) IaaS
8 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (14.36%) Internet
2 67 (11.59%) Intranet
3 19 (3.29%) HTTP
4 10 (1.73%) Firewall
5 8 (1.38%) SAN
5 8 (1.38%) SSL
6 6 (1.04%) Network Security
6 6 (1.04%) VPN
7 5 (0.87%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.69%) LAN
9 3 (0.52%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.35%) FTP
10 2 (0.35%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.35%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.35%) LDAP
10 2 (0.35%) VLAN
10 2 (0.35%) VoIP
10 2 (0.35%) WAN
10 2 (0.35%) Wireless
11 1 (0.17%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (23.01%) SQL Server
2 90 (15.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (12.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 46 (7.96%) Relational Database
5 32 (5.54%) Oracle BI EE
6 28 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (3.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (3.29%) NoSQL
9 14 (2.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 14 (2.42%) MySQL
10 13 (2.25%) Big Data
11 12 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (1.56%) QlikView
13 8 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (1.21%) Power BI
15 6 (1.04%) Hadoop
16 5 (0.87%) OLAP
16 5 (0.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 135 (23.36%) Selenium
2 76 (13.15%) WebDriver
3 75 (12.98%) Visual Studio
4 66 (11.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 61 (10.55%) JIRA
6 55 (9.52%) Cucumber
7 52 (9.00%) Jenkins
8 36 (6.23%) Git (software)
9 22 (3.81%) JUnit
9 22 (3.81%) Maven
9 22 (3.81%) Subversion
10 21 (3.63%) SoapUI
11 20 (3.46%) Appium
12 16 (2.77%) JMeter
13 15 (2.60%) Protractor
14 14 (2.42%) SpecFlow
15 11 (1.90%) IntelliJ
16 9 (1.56%) Eclipse
16 9 (1.56%) Fiddler
16 9 (1.56%) WATIR
General
1 235 (40.66%) Finance
2 36 (6.23%) Banking
3 33 (5.71%) Retail
4 29 (5.02%) Front Office
5 19 (3.29%) Marketing
6 14 (2.42%) Advertising
6 14 (2.42%) Legal
7 11 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.38%) Back Office
8 8 (1.38%) Games
9 7 (1.21%) French Language
9 7 (1.21%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.21%) Publishing
10 5 (0.87%) Law
11 4 (0.69%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.69%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.52%) Automotive
12 3 (0.52%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (25.61%) Developer
2 101 (17.47%) Analyst
3 76 (13.15%) .NET Developer
4 71 (12.28%) C# Developer
5 66 (11.42%) QA Engineer
6 61 (10.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 47 (8.13%) Tester
8 41 (7.09%) Business Analyst
8 41 (7.09%) QA Analyst
9 40 (6.92%) ASP.NET Developer
9 40 (6.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 35 (6.06%) Senior Developer
11 33 (5.71%) Test Leader
12 32 (5.54%) Lead Developer
13 30 (5.19%) Automation Tester
13 30 (5.19%) QA Leader
14 27 (4.67%) Test Analyst
14 27 (4.67%) Test Engineer
15 26 (4.50%) Lead .NET Developer
16 24 (4.15%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (21.80%) XML
2 117 (20.24%) HTML
3 116 (20.07%) .NET
4 102 (17.65%) Web Services
5 91 (15.74%) CSS
6 88 (15.22%) HTML5
7 76 (13.15%) ASP.NET
8 74 (12.80%) CSS3
9 70 (12.11%) .NET Framework
9 70 (12.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 68 (11.76%) Entity Framework
11 66 (11.42%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 66 (11.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 65 (11.25%) XSLT
13 30 (5.19%) JSON
14 29 (5.02%) SOAP
15 25 (4.33%) FIX Protocol
16 24 (4.15%) AngularJS
17 20 (3.46%) REST
18 14 (2.42%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 101 (17.47%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (14.71%) User Experience
3 39 (6.75%) Mobile App
4 31 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 31 (5.36%) Management Information System
5 26 (4.50%) Fintech
5 26 (4.50%) Fixed Income
6 14 (2.42%) Client/Server
7 12 (2.08%) Derivative
8 11 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.56%) Clustering
10 8 (1.38%) Reference Data
11 7 (1.21%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.21%) Digital Media
12 6 (1.04%) Online Games
12 6 (1.04%) Social Network
12 6 (1.04%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.87%) iPad
13 5 (0.87%) iPhone
14 4 (0.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 54 (9.34%) Linux
2 35 (6.06%) Android
3 33 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 31 (5.36%) Unix
5 30 (5.19%) Windows
6 7 (1.21%) Windows Phone
6 7 (1.21%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (59.00%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (21.11%) SDLC
3 108 (18.69%) Test Scripting
4 103 (17.82%) TDD
5 98 (16.96%) ITIL
6 97 (16.78%) BDD
7 94 (16.26%) OO
8 92 (15.92%) Test Automation
9 84 (14.53%) MVC
10 80 (13.84%) OOD
11 77 (13.32%) Automated Testing
11 77 (13.32%) User Acceptance Testing
12 73 (12.63%) Change Management
12 73 (12.63%) Content Management
12 73 (12.63%) Web Development
13 69 (11.94%) UML
14 68 (11.76%) Configuration Management
15 66 (11.42%) Release Management
16 64 (11.07%) Continuous Integration
17 62 (10.73%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 178 (30.80%) SQL
2 163 (28.20%) JavaScript
3 131 (22.66%) C#
4 111 (19.20%) Java
5 64 (11.07%) XPath
6 29 (5.02%) Python
7 25 (4.33%) VBScript
8 20 (3.46%) T-SQL
9 13 (2.25%) Ruby
9 13 (2.25%) Scala
9 13 (2.25%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.73%) C++
11 9 (1.56%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.56%) Perl
12 8 (1.38%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.38%) R
12 8 (1.38%) XAML
13 7 (1.21%) C
14 6 (1.04%) Apex Code
14 6 (1.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 71 (12.28%) Degree
2 47 (8.13%) ISEB
3 40 (6.92%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.21%) PMP
5 6 (1.04%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.52%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.35%) ACCA
7 2 (0.35%) CCNA
7 2 (0.35%) CCNP
7 2 (0.35%) CCSA
7 2 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.35%) CISM
7 2 (0.35%) CISSP
7 2 (0.35%) GIAC
7 2 (0.35%) ISSAP
7 2 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.35%) MBA
7 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.25%) MiFID
2 12 (2.08%) SLA
3 6 (1.04%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.04%) SDET
4 5 (0.87%) PMO
5 1 (0.17%) COBIT
5 1 (0.17%) EMIR
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) Section 508
5 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (2.42%) Docker
2 4 (0.69%) etcd
2 4 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.52%) vSphere
4 2 (0.35%) HDFS
5 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.17%) XenApp
5 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (4.67%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.73%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.38%) Puppet
4 7 (1.21%) Ansible
5 6 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.69%) Consul
7 2 (0.35%) Kibana
7 2 (0.35%) logstash
7 2 (0.35%) Oozie
8 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 116 (20.07%) Microsoft
2 61 (10.55%) Oracle
3 39 (6.75%) Siebel
4 28 (4.84%) HP
5 19 (3.29%) Sun
6 12 (2.08%) Adobe
6 12 (2.08%) IBM
6 12 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.56%) Google
8 8 (1.38%) InterSystems
8 8 (1.38%) Sitecore
9 7 (1.21%) BEA
9 7 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.21%) SAP
9 7 (1.21%) Xamarin
10 6 (1.04%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.04%) Sybase
10 6 (1.04%) Tableau
11 5 (0.87%) Apple
12 4 (0.69%) VMware
City, London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Private medical, Life assurance, Pen
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £75000 - £85000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £401 - £60000 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £80k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £63375 - £84500 per annum + Exc. Bens.
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £52,000 to £60,000 per annum bonus, healthcare, pension, training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Technology People UK
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + pension & healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago