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

Quality Assurance (QA)
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 48 42
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6  
Permanent jobs citing QA 2062 2270 2492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.62% 5.66% 5.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.33% 44.83% 44.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1388 1915 2049
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
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 London with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 4759 5064 5554
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.97% 12.63% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3521 4173 4518
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 £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £84,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

QA
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for QA in London

QA
Salary Histogram in London

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

Salary histogram for QA 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 27 June 2017. 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 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 -4 306 £60,000 +4.34% 70
Chiswick +5 14 £63,750 +30.10%
Canary Wharf +2 13 £82,500 +22.22%
Wimbledon +14 11 £36,250 +0.69%
Kingston Upon Thames -1 7 £52,500 -27.58% 3
Brentford -2 5 £47,500 +1.06%
Croydon -13 5 £46,877 -6.24% 1
West End of London -4 3 £55,000 -8.33% 14
Bromley -9 3 - - 1
Ealing +5 2 £82,500 +37.50%
Uxbridge +1 2 £70,000 +27.27%
Westminster -10 2 £47,500 +11.76%
Hammersmith -23 2 £53,125 -5.55%
Teddington +5 1 £50,000 -
Surbiton 0 1 - -
Docklands, London -2 1 £82,500 +43.47%
Mayfair - 1 £57,500 -
Wembley - 1 £25,000 -
Enfield - 1 £32,500 -
Hayes - 1 £42,500 -
Hounslow - 1 - - 1
QA
England

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

1 2348 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1591 (39.23%) Test Automation
3 1232 (30.37%) Finance
4 1219 (30.05%) Java
5 1016 (25.05%) Selenium
6 886 (21.84%) SQL
7 781 (19.26%) TDD
8 774 (19.08%) Scrum
9 705 (17.38%) JavaScript
10 690 (17.01%) BDD
11 681 (16.79%) Degree
12 611 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
13 578 (14.25%) C#
14 524 (12.92%) Banking
15 512 (12.62%) Linux
16 503 (12.40%) Retail
17 490 (12.08%) WebDriver
18 479 (11.81%) Cucumber
19 476 (11.74%) Project Management
20 474 (11.69%) E-Commerce
21 473 (11.66%) SDLC
22 472 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
22 472 (11.64%) JIRA
23 462 (11.39%) .NET
24 459 (11.32%) Software Engineering
25 455 (11.22%) Microsoft
26 449 (11.07%) Computer Science
27 441 (10.87%) Git (software)
28 434 (10.70%) SQL Server
29 429 (10.58%) Web Services

QA
Co-occurring 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
1 160 (3.94%) Apache
2 144 (3.55%) CMS
3 118 (2.91%) JBoss
4 117 (2.88%) Confluence
5 109 (2.69%) Tomcat
6 89 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
7 64 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 52 (1.28%) Apache Spark
8 52 (1.28%) IIS
9 46 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
10 44 (1.08%) SharePoint
11 37 (0.91%) nginx
12 34 (0.84%) Apache Solr
13 33 (0.81%) Mule
13 33 (0.81%) WebLogic
14 27 (0.67%) OpenStack
15 21 (0.52%) WebSphere
16 20 (0.49%) Mule ESB
17 19 (0.47%) EPiServer
18 17 (0.42%) Drupal
Applications
1 115 (2.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 82 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
4 31 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 29 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.44%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 12 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.20%) SPSS
10 2 (0.049%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.025%) Avid Media Composer
11 1 (0.025%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.025%) HipChat
11 1 (0.025%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 45 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 14 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
5 12 (0.30%) Markit EDM
6 10 (0.25%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 10 (0.25%) SAP BPC
6 10 (0.25%) VisionPLUS
7 9 (0.22%) Infor CloudSuite
7 9 (0.22%) Infor M3
8 7 (0.17%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.15%) Unica
10 5 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
10 5 (0.12%) MetaTrader
10 5 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.12%) SAP R/3
11 4 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.099%) HFM
11 4 (0.099%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 318 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 198 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 165 (4.07%) GitHub
4 132 (3.25%) SaaS
5 69 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
6 63 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
7 47 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 40 (0.99%) Force.com
9 39 (0.96%) BrowserStack
10 33 (0.81%) Amazon S3
11 28 (0.69%) Google Play
12 22 (0.54%) IaaS
12 22 (0.54%) OpenShift
13 19 (0.47%) PaaS
14 17 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
15 15 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
16 14 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 12 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
18 11 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
18 11 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 123 (3.03%) HTTP
2 113 (2.79%) Internet
3 63 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 50 (1.23%) Firewall
5 29 (0.71%) DNS
5 29 (0.71%) Network Security
5 29 (0.71%) SAN
6 24 (0.59%) FTP
7 16 (0.39%) NetScaler
8 15 (0.37%) Intranet
8 15 (0.37%) VPN
9 14 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (0.30%) Multicast
11 11 (0.27%) Structured Cabling
12 10 (0.25%) DHCP
12 10 (0.25%) VoIP
13 8 (0.20%) LAN
13 8 (0.20%) LDAP
13 8 (0.20%) NetScreen
13 8 (0.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (10.70%) SQL Server
2 246 (6.07%) MySQL
3 224 (5.52%) Relational Database
4 195 (4.81%) NoSQL
5 162 (3.99%) Big Data
6 148 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
7 143 (3.53%) MongoDB
8 92 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 86 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 78 (1.92%) Hadoop
11 77 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 63 (1.55%) Neo4j
13 62 (1.53%) RDBMS
14 51 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
15 50 (1.23%) Redis
16 47 (1.16%) Oracle Database
16 47 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 39 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
18 37 (0.91%) HBase
19 33 (0.81%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1016 (25.05%) Selenium
2 490 (12.08%) WebDriver
3 479 (11.81%) Cucumber
4 472 (11.64%) JIRA
5 441 (10.87%) Git (software)
6 421 (10.38%) Jenkins
7 231 (5.70%) JUnit
8 192 (4.73%) Appium
9 174 (4.29%) Maven
10 169 (4.17%) SpecFlow
11 168 (4.14%) Subversion
12 166 (4.09%) TeamCity
13 147 (3.62%) JMeter
14 145 (3.57%) SoapUI
15 117 (2.88%) HP UFT
16 108 (2.66%) Calabash
17 107 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
17 107 (2.64%) Visual Studio
18 96 (2.37%) Hudson
19 81 (2.00%) Protractor
General
1 1232 (30.37%) Finance
2 524 (12.92%) Banking
3 503 (12.40%) Retail
4 307 (7.57%) Investment Banking
5 217 (5.35%) Retail Banking
6 182 (4.49%) Marketing
7 142 (3.50%) Games
8 117 (2.88%) Front Office
9 93 (2.29%) Financial Institution
10 77 (1.90%) Legal
11 75 (1.85%) Telecoms
12 68 (1.68%) Back Office
13 58 (1.43%) Advertising
13 58 (1.43%) Publishing
14 52 (1.28%) Law
15 41 (1.01%) Manufacturing
16 33 (0.81%) Automotive
17 27 (0.67%) German Language
18 21 (0.52%) Aerospace
18 21 (0.52%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 848 (20.91%) Developer
2 694 (17.11%) Analyst
3 504 (12.43%) QA Engineer
4 433 (10.68%) Tester
5 280 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 265 (6.53%) QA Tester
7 259 (6.39%) QA Analyst
8 256 (6.31%) Automation Tester
9 228 (5.62%) Business Analyst
10 217 (5.35%) Test Engineer
11 195 (4.81%) Test Analyst
12 173 (4.27%) Architect
13 168 (4.14%) QA Leader
14 164 (4.04%) Senior Developer
15 163 (4.02%) QA Automation Engineer
16 151 (3.72%) QA Test Analyst
17 150 (3.70%) Project Manager
18 146 (3.60%) QA Automation Tester
19 139 (3.43%) Java Engineer
20 125 (3.08%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 462 (11.39%) .NET
2 429 (10.58%) Web Services
3 422 (10.40%) HTML
4 309 (7.62%) CSS
5 300 (7.40%) XML
6 267 (6.58%) REST
7 260 (6.41%) AngularJS
8 250 (6.16%) RESTful
9 234 (5.77%) Spring
10 212 (5.23%) SOAP
11 181 (4.46%) HTML5
12 177 (4.36%) Node.js
13 158 (3.90%) Gherkin
14 157 (3.87%) React
15 156 (3.85%) Hibernate
16 154 (3.80%) JSON
17 143 (3.53%) ASP.NET
18 98 (2.42%) jQuery
19 90 (2.22%) J2EE
20 76 (1.87%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 472 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
2 449 (11.07%) Computer Science
3 395 (9.74%) User Experience
4 262 (6.46%) Mobile App
5 180 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
6 174 (4.29%) Management Information System
7 163 (4.02%) Fintech
8 162 (3.99%) Fixed Income
9 155 (3.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 151 (3.72%) Equities
11 76 (1.87%) Derivative
12 72 (1.78%) Data Centre
13 71 (1.75%) Algorithms
14 65 (1.60%) Data Structures
15 63 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
16 62 (1.53%) Client/Server
17 59 (1.45%) Hedge funds
18 45 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
19 44 (1.08%) Blog
20 38 (0.94%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 512 (12.62%) Linux
2 285 (7.03%) Windows
3 222 (5.47%) Android
4 210 (5.18%) Unix
5 205 (5.05%) Apple iOS
6 31 (0.76%) Windows Server
7 28 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (0.64%) Windows 7
9 25 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (0.52%) Windows 10
11 18 (0.44%) Solaris
12 15 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.30%) Windows Phone
14 8 (0.20%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.17%) CoreOS
16 6 (0.15%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.15%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.099%) CentOS
17 4 (0.099%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.074%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2348 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1591 (39.23%) Test Automation
3 781 (19.26%) TDD
4 774 (19.08%) Scrum
5 690 (17.01%) BDD
6 611 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
7 476 (11.74%) Project Management
8 474 (11.69%) E-Commerce
9 473 (11.66%) SDLC
10 459 (11.32%) Software Engineering
11 362 (8.93%) DevOps
12 359 (8.85%) Mentoring
13 350 (8.63%) Asset Management
14 332 (8.19%) Continuous Improvement
15 318 (7.84%) Test Scripting
16 315 (7.77%) OO
17 290 (7.15%) Test Strategy
18 289 (7.13%) Functional Testing
19 287 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
20 282 (6.95%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1219 (30.05%) Java
2 886 (21.84%) SQL
3 705 (17.38%) JavaScript
4 578 (14.25%) C#
5 402 (9.91%) Python
6 229 (5.65%) Ruby
7 162 (3.99%) C++
8 151 (3.72%) PHP
9 121 (2.98%) Groovy
10 102 (2.51%) Scala
11 98 (2.42%) C
12 84 (2.07%) T-SQL
13 82 (2.02%) Bash Shell
14 81 (2.00%) Shell Script
15 63 (1.55%) Perl
16 62 (1.53%) PL/SQL
17 56 (1.38%) PowerShell
18 44 (1.08%) VBScript
19 43 (1.06%) Objective-C
20 40 (0.99%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 681 (16.79%) Degree
2 160 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 141 (3.48%) ISEB
4 140 (3.45%) ISTQB
5 47 (1.16%) PMI Certification
6 39 (0.96%) PMP
7 35 (0.86%) Master's Degree
8 34 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 26 (0.64%) Security Cleared
10 25 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
11 20 (0.49%) APMP
12 19 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
14 15 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (0.37%) PhD
15 13 (0.32%) CISSP
16 12 (0.30%) CCNP
16 12 (0.30%) CCSA
17 11 (0.27%) Postgraduate
17 11 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (1.75%) PMO
2 51 (1.26%) Data Quality
3 45 (1.11%) SLA
4 32 (0.79%) MiFID
5 24 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.37%) COBIT
7 14 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
7 14 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (0.27%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.12%) HL7
10 4 (0.099%) EMIR
10 4 (0.099%) GxP
10 4 (0.099%) P3O
10 4 (0.099%) SSAE 16
11 3 (0.074%) GCP
11 3 (0.074%) IFRS
12 2 (0.049%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.025%) IFRS 9
13 1 (0.025%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.025%) WCAG
System Software
1 137 (3.38%) Docker
2 59 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (1.11%) Active Directory
4 25 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
4 25 (0.62%) vSphere
5 20 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.27%) KVM
7 11 (0.27%) Xen
7 11 (0.27%) XenApp
8 9 (0.22%) vCloud
9 7 (0.17%) Varnish
10 6 (0.15%) LXC
10 6 (0.15%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.074%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.049%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.049%) Squid
12 2 (0.049%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.025%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.025%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 104 (2.56%) Ansible
2 83 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
3 81 (2.00%) Puppet
4 51 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
5 29 (0.71%) Kibana
6 28 (0.69%) Kubernetes
7 26 (0.64%) SCCM
8 15 (0.37%) Terraform
9 14 (0.35%) CloudHub
10 13 (0.32%) Grafana
11 10 (0.25%) CFEngine
11 10 (0.25%) HockeyApp
11 10 (0.25%) Nagios
12 7 (0.17%) Prometheus
12 7 (0.17%) Salt
13 6 (0.15%) rkt
14 5 (0.12%) logstash
14 5 (0.12%) Rancher
14 5 (0.12%) StatsD
14 5 (0.12%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 455 (11.22%) Microsoft
2 337 (8.31%) Oracle
3 125 (3.08%) Google
4 124 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
5 87 (2.14%) Cognizant
6 71 (1.75%) SAP
6 71 (1.75%) Sybase
7 65 (1.60%) VMware
8 59 (1.45%) Murex
9 54 (1.33%) IBM
10 53 (1.31%) HP
11 51 (1.26%) Sitecore
12 50 (1.23%) Atlassian
12 50 (1.23%) Tableau
13 49 (1.21%) Cisco
14 41 (1.01%) Adobe
14 41 (1.01%) Cadence
15 33 (0.81%) Red Hat
16 32 (0.79%) Citrix
17 30 (0.74%) Juniper
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + PERKS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 65,000k base, bonus + generous package
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Training + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Training + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £38k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Candidate Source
Salary: £70,000.00 + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Stepstone UK
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Birch & James Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £72,000 and excellent benefits / equity
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary, bonus, bens, possbile contract
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
octopus
Salary: Compatitive market rates
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + health
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Coded People
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bluewolf
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago