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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 32 39
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7  
Permanent jobs citing QA 311 407 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.98% 6.41% 5.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.76% 48.92% 39.20%
Number of salaries quoted 266 374 460
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +11.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

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 763 832 1375
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.66% 13.11% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 658 767 1159
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 324 (57.04%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (49.12%) Test Automation
3 191 (33.63%) Finance
4 177 (31.16%) Selenium
5 158 (27.82%) SQL
6 156 (27.46%) TDD
7 138 (24.30%) BDD
8 131 (23.06%) Java
9 123 (21.65%) WebDriver
10 120 (21.13%) C#
11 113 (19.89%) JavaScript
12 104 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
13 95 (16.73%) Degree
14 93 (16.37%) SQL Server
15 86 (15.14%) .NET
16 80 (14.08%) Test Scripting
17 79 (13.91%) Scrum
17 79 (13.91%) Mobile App
18 76 (13.38%) Microsoft
19 72 (12.68%) JIRA
20 67 (11.80%) HTML
20 67 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
21 59 (10.39%) Linux
21 59 (10.39%) Cucumber
21 59 (10.39%) Test Strategy
22 58 (10.21%) XML
23 57 (10.04%) OO
23 57 (10.04%) User Acceptance Testing
24 56 (9.86%) Manual Testing
25 55 (9.68%) DevOps

QA
Co-occurring 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 29 (5.11%) CMS
2 24 (4.23%) Confluence
3 15 (2.64%) EPiServer
4 13 (2.29%) JBoss
5 10 (1.76%) Apache
6 9 (1.58%) IIS
6 9 (1.58%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (1.41%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.88%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.70%) Jetty
10 2 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.35%) nginx
10 2 (0.35%) SAS
10 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (5.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.53%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.53%) HFM
2 3 (0.53%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 2 (0.35%) Unica
4 1 (0.18%) Capstone
4 1 (0.18%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.18%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.18%) Magento
4 1 (0.18%) SessionCam
4 1 (0.18%) Siebel CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Social Studio
4 1 (0.18%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (4.75%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (3.87%) GitHub
4 18 (3.17%) BrowserStack
5 17 (2.99%) SaaS
6 9 (1.58%) Force.com
7 4 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.70%) Datadog
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.18%) Akamai
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.18%) G Suite
8 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.18%) IaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Office 365
8 1 (0.18%) PaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.51%) Internet
2 16 (2.82%) HTTP
3 14 (2.46%) Intranet
4 13 (2.29%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.94%) SAN
6 10 (1.76%) DNS
7 6 (1.06%) Firewall
8 5 (0.88%) VPN
9 4 (0.70%) Network Security
10 3 (0.53%) FTP
10 3 (0.53%) LAN
10 3 (0.53%) WAN
11 2 (0.35%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.35%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.35%) LDAP
11 2 (0.35%) VoIP
11 2 (0.35%) Wireless
12 1 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.18%) Cisco PIX
12 1 (0.18%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (16.37%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (5.99%) Relational Database
4 28 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (3.17%) SQL Server 2014
7 16 (2.82%) Big Data
7 16 (2.82%) Power BI
7 16 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (2.64%) RDBMS
9 14 (2.46%) MySQL
9 14 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (2.11%) NoSQL
10 12 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (1.58%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.41%) QlikView
13 6 (1.06%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 6 (1.06%) MongoDB
13 6 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 177 (31.16%) Selenium
2 123 (21.65%) WebDriver
3 72 (12.68%) JIRA
4 59 (10.39%) Cucumber
5 53 (9.33%) Jenkins
6 36 (6.34%) Git (software)
7 35 (6.16%) SpecFlow
8 30 (5.28%) Visual Studio
9 29 (5.11%) Appium
10 27 (4.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 25 (4.40%) Subversion
12 22 (3.87%) JMeter
13 20 (3.52%) JUnit
14 17 (2.99%) Maven
15 16 (2.82%) Protractor
16 13 (2.29%) Eclipse
16 13 (2.29%) IntelliJ
17 11 (1.94%) Bitbucket
17 11 (1.94%) SoapUI
18 10 (1.76%) TeamCity
General
1 191 (33.63%) Finance
2 49 (8.63%) Banking
2 49 (8.63%) Retail
3 18 (3.17%) Advertising
4 15 (2.64%) Front Office
5 14 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.58%) Marketing
8 7 (1.23%) Back Office
9 5 (0.88%) French Language
9 5 (0.88%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.70%) Legal
11 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.53%) Games
11 3 (0.53%) Law
12 2 (0.35%) German Language
12 2 (0.35%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.18%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 135 (23.77%) Analyst
2 89 (15.67%) Developer
3 71 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 61 (10.74%) QA Analyst
5 50 (8.80%) QA Leader
6 49 (8.63%) Tester
7 45 (7.92%) Business Analyst
8 42 (7.39%) Test Analyst
9 37 (6.51%) Automation Tester
10 36 (6.34%) QA Test Analyst
11 33 (5.81%) Test Engineer
12 27 (4.75%) C# Developer
13 21 (3.70%) QA Tester
14 19 (3.35%) Financial Analyst
14 19 (3.35%) QA Automation Analyst
14 19 (3.35%) Senior QA Engineer
14 19 (3.35%) Test Leader
14 19 (3.35%) Test Manager
15 17 (2.99%) .NET Developer
15 17 (2.99%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (15.14%) .NET
2 67 (11.80%) HTML
3 58 (10.21%) XML
4 47 (8.27%) CSS
5 41 (7.22%) Web Services
6 31 (5.46%) ASP.NET
7 29 (5.11%) HTML5
8 27 (4.75%) Gherkin
9 25 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (4.40%) JSON
10 22 (3.87%) SOAP
11 21 (3.70%) AngularJS
11 21 (3.70%) REST
11 21 (3.70%) RESTful
12 19 (3.35%) CSS3
13 18 (3.17%) FIX Protocol
14 17 (2.99%) .NET Framework
15 14 (2.46%) Node.js
15 14 (2.46%) XSLT
16 13 (2.29%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 79 (13.91%) Mobile App
2 67 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (7.39%) Computer Science
4 34 (5.99%) User Experience
5 30 (5.28%) Fintech
5 30 (5.28%) Management Information System
6 20 (3.52%) Fixed Income
7 12 (2.11%) Clustering
8 10 (1.76%) Derivative
8 10 (1.76%) Hedge funds
9 9 (1.58%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.58%) Equities
9 9 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.41%) Digital Media
11 7 (1.23%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.23%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.06%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.06%) Reference Data
13 5 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 59 (10.39%) Linux
2 47 (8.27%) Windows
3 37 (6.51%) Unix
4 34 (5.99%) Apple iOS
5 33 (5.81%) Android
6 11 (1.94%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.23%) Windows Phone
7 7 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.18%) CentOS
9 1 (0.18%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (57.04%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (49.12%) Test Automation
3 156 (27.46%) TDD
4 138 (24.30%) BDD
5 104 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
6 80 (14.08%) Test Scripting
7 79 (13.91%) Scrum
8 59 (10.39%) Test Strategy
9 57 (10.04%) OO
9 57 (10.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 56 (9.86%) Manual Testing
11 55 (9.68%) DevOps
12 53 (9.33%) SDLC
12 53 (9.33%) Software Testing
13 46 (8.10%) Software Engineering
14 45 (7.92%) E-Commerce
15 43 (7.57%) Performance Testing
16 41 (7.22%) MVC
16 41 (7.22%) Project Management
17 39 (6.87%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 158 (27.82%) SQL
2 131 (23.06%) Java
3 120 (21.13%) C#
4 113 (19.89%) JavaScript
5 42 (7.39%) Python
6 20 (3.52%) Ruby
7 13 (2.29%) C++
7 13 (2.29%) XPath
8 10 (1.76%) Objective-C
8 10 (1.76%) PowerShell
8 10 (1.76%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.58%) Apex Code
9 9 (1.58%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.58%) C
9 9 (1.58%) Groovy
9 9 (1.58%) VB
10 8 (1.41%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.41%) SOQL
10 8 (1.41%) VBA
10 8 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 95 (16.73%) Degree
2 29 (5.11%) ISEB
3 28 (4.93%) ISTQB
4 20 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.06%) PMP
6 5 (0.88%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.53%) ACCA
9 2 (0.35%) CCNA
9 2 (0.35%) CCNP
9 2 (0.35%) CCSA
9 2 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.35%) MBA
9 2 (0.35%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) CCA
10 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) VCP5
10 1 (0.18%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.46%) PMO
2 10 (1.76%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.76%) MiFID
3 9 (1.58%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) EMIR
4 1 (0.18%) P3O
4 1 (0.18%) Section 508
4 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (2.11%) Docker
2 6 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.70%) vSphere
5 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.18%) vCloud
5 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.18%) XenApp
5 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (2.29%) Ansible
2 11 (1.94%) Puppet
3 10 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.58%) CFEngine
5 8 (1.41%) HockeyApp
6 6 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.70%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.53%) Kibana
9 2 (0.35%) logstash
9 2 (0.35%) Terraform
10 1 (0.18%) Grafana
10 1 (0.18%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 76 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 54 (9.51%) Oracle
3 16 (2.82%) Siebel
4 15 (2.64%) Tableau
5 13 (2.29%) Adobe
5 13 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (2.11%) Atlassian
7 9 (1.58%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.58%) Xamarin
8 8 (1.41%) HP
8 8 (1.41%) InterSystems
8 8 (1.41%) Sybase
9 7 (1.23%) Google
10 6 (1.06%) BEA
10 6 (1.06%) VMware
11 4 (0.70%) Borland
11 4 (0.70%) Cisco
12 3 (0.53%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.53%) IBM
12 3 (0.53%) Informatica
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + package
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Runpath
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 65,000k base, bonus + generous package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £110000 - £125000 per annum + Profit Share, Exec Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Technology People UK
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mane Contract Services Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago