QA Jobs with Work from Home Options

Quality Assurance (QA)
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 4 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
4 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 68 56 50
Rank change year-on-year -12 -6 +27
Permanent jobs citing QA 1,314 2,497 3,629
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 4.34% 5.35% 6.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.66% 35.39% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 848 1,717 2,118
10th Percentile £36,250 £39,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £46,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £73,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £92,500 £92,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Work from Home

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 4,151 7,056 9,032
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 13.71% 15.11% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3,074 4,745 5,521
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,600 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,800 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.00% +9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +0.92%

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Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

QA trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing QA.

QA salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing QA over the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

QA salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 62 (4.72%) SAS
2 13 (0.99%) Confluence
2 13 (0.99%) IIS
2 13 (0.99%) WebSphere
2 13 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (0.91%) CMS
4 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Exchange
5 6 (0.46%) Drupal
6 5 (0.38%) Apache
6 5 (0.38%) WordPress
7 4 (0.30%) Documentum
7 4 (0.30%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.23%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.23%) nginx
8 3 (0.23%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.15%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.15%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.076%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.076%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.076%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 45 (3.42%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.61%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.61%) Trello
5 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.46%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.23%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.23%) Revit
7 3 (0.23%) Sketch
7 3 (0.23%) SPSS
8 2 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.15%) UXPin
8 2 (0.15%) Zeplin
9 1 (0.076%) Blender
9 1 (0.076%) Notion
9 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.076%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 43 (3.27%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (0.53%) SAP CO
3 6 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.38%) Infor M3
4 5 (0.38%) Sage X3
5 4 (0.30%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.30%) SAP MM
5 4 (0.30%) TrackWise
6 3 (0.23%) SAP FI-AP
7 2 (0.15%) SAP EWM
7 2 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.15%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.15%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.15%) Shopify
8 1 (0.076%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.076%) Maximo
8 1 (0.076%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.076%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.076%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.076%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 222 (16.89%) Azure
2 177 (13.47%) AWS
3 165 (12.56%) SaaS
4 99 (7.53%) Serverless
5 97 (7.38%) Azure DevOps
6 62 (4.72%) GCP
7 30 (2.28%) GitHub
8 25 (1.90%) Power Platform
9 17 (1.29%) PaaS
10 13 (0.99%) Azure Service Bus
10 13 (0.99%) Route 53
11 12 (0.91%) Amazon EKS
12 11 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
12 11 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
13 10 (0.76%) Power Automate
14 9 (0.68%) GitHub Actions
15 8 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 8 (0.61%) Microsoft 365
16 7 (0.53%) ClickUp
16 7 (0.53%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.07%) Internet
2 9 (0.68%) Firewall
3 4 (0.30%) HTTP
3 4 (0.30%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.23%) VPN
5 2 (0.15%) DNS
5 2 (0.15%) DWDM
5 2 (0.15%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.15%) Intranet
5 2 (0.15%) LAN
5 2 (0.15%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.15%) SDH
5 2 (0.15%) SONET
5 2 (0.15%) SSL
6 1 (0.076%) BGP
6 1 (0.076%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.076%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.076%) MPLS
6 1 (0.076%) VPLS
6 1 (0.076%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (8.75%) Relational Database
2 90 (6.85%) RDBMS
3 87 (6.62%) Oracle Database
4 78 (5.94%) SQL Server
5 62 (4.72%) Metadata
6 61 (4.64%) Base SAS
7 29 (2.21%) MySQL
8 23 (1.75%) NoSQL
9 22 (1.67%) Redis
10 21 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (1.52%) Power BI
12 17 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
14 13 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
14 13 (0.99%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 13 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (0.61%) DynamoDB
15 8 (0.61%) Tableau
16 6 (0.46%) MongoDB
16 6 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 167 (12.71%) Git
2 130 (9.89%) Selenium
3 124 (9.44%) Postman
4 120 (9.13%) JIRA
5 117 (8.90%) Cucumber
6 105 (7.99%) Jenkins
7 58 (4.41%) Cypress.io
8 41 (3.12%) Visual Studio
9 36 (2.74%) JDeveloper
10 28 (2.13%) SpecFlow
11 20 (1.52%) GitLab
12 17 (1.29%) Appium
12 17 (1.29%) JMeter
12 17 (1.29%) JUnit
13 16 (1.22%) TeamCity
14 15 (1.14%) Maven
15 13 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
16 12 (0.91%) Artifactory
16 12 (0.91%) SoapUI
16 12 (0.91%) SonarQube
General
1 339 (25.80%) Social Skills
2 203 (15.45%) Finance
3 133 (10.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 131 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
5 91 (6.93%) Pharmaceutical
6 63 (4.79%) Police
7 59 (4.49%) Marketing
8 51 (3.88%) Legal
9 46 (3.50%) Retail
10 43 (3.27%) Public Sector
11 28 (2.13%) Manufacturing
12 25 (1.90%) Law
13 23 (1.75%) Influencing Skills
13 23 (1.75%) Organisational Skills
14 21 (1.60%) Banking
14 21 (1.60%) Telecoms
15 17 (1.29%) Electronics
15 17 (1.29%) Games
15 17 (1.29%) Swedish Language
16 15 (1.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 222 (16.89%) Senior
2 196 (14.92%) Developer
3 181 (13.77%) Lead
4 165 (12.56%) Software Engineer
5 121 (9.21%) Analyst
6 117 (8.90%) QA Engineer
7 87 (6.62%) Ruby Engineer
8 78 (5.94%) Architect
9 62 (4.72%) Programmer
10 61 (4.64%) SAS Programmer
10 61 (4.64%) SAS Statistical Programmer
10 61 (4.64%) Statistical Programmer
10 61 (4.64%) Tester
11 59 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
12 56 (4.26%) QA Leader
13 51 (3.88%) Senior Developer
14 40 (3.04%) .NET Developer
15 39 (2.97%) SAP Architect
16 38 (2.89%) Project Manager
17 37 (2.82%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (13.55%) React
2 148 (11.26%) .NET
3 132 (10.05%) Node.js
4 116 (8.83%) REST
5 94 (7.15%) XML
6 73 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 69 (5.25%) HTML
8 68 (5.18%) CSS
9 52 (3.96%) ASP.NET
10 51 (3.88%) .NET Framework
11 45 (3.42%) .NET Core
12 44 (3.35%) Spring
13 42 (3.20%) JSON
14 39 (2.97%) RESTful
15 34 (2.59%) Web Services
16 28 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
17 26 (1.98%) Playwright
18 23 (1.75%) WebdriverIO
19 21 (1.60%) jQuery
20 20 (1.52%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 113 (8.60%) Product Ownership
2 78 (5.94%) Onboarding
3 67 (5.10%) Life Science
4 61 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
5 38 (2.89%) Management Information System
6 34 (2.59%) Data Structures
6 34 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
7 29 (2.21%) Mobile App
8 25 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (1.67%) Satnav
10 21 (1.60%) Client/Server
11 17 (1.29%) Legacy Systems
12 15 (1.14%) Cloud Native
12 15 (1.14%) PropTech
13 14 (1.07%) Cyberattack
13 14 (1.07%) Virtual Team
14 13 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (0.99%) Marketing Technology
15 12 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
15 12 (0.91%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 60 (4.57%) Windows
2 54 (4.11%) Linux
3 46 (3.50%) Android
4 41 (3.12%) Apple iOS
5 20 (1.52%) Windows Server
6 18 (1.37%) Unix
7 5 (0.38%) Debian
7 5 (0.38%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (35.01%) Agile
2 439 (33.41%) Problem-Solving
3 357 (27.17%) DevOps
4 278 (21.16%) Test Automation
5 254 (19.33%) Software Engineering
6 201 (15.30%) CI/CD
7 199 (15.14%) Mentoring
8 183 (13.93%) Code Quality
9 175 (13.32%) Project Management
10 169 (12.86%) Actionable Insight
11 167 (12.71%) Clean Code
12 166 (12.63%) Microservices
13 153 (11.64%) Scrum
14 152 (11.57%) Unit Testing
15 145 (11.04%) Computer Science
16 138 (10.50%) Design Patterns
17 136 (10.35%) Continuous Integration
18 128 (9.74%) Collaborative Working
18 128 (9.74%) Test Strategy
19 127 (9.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 301 (22.91%) JavaScript
2 273 (20.78%) Java
3 251 (19.10%) Python
4 185 (14.08%) C#
5 152 (11.57%) SQL
6 110 (8.37%) Go
7 99 (7.53%) Perl
8 95 (7.23%) Ruby
9 89 (6.77%) Bash
10 64 (4.87%) TypeScript
11 61 (4.64%) SAS Macro
12 34 (2.59%) C++
13 30 (2.28%) C
14 25 (1.90%) PowerShell
15 24 (1.83%) PHP
16 23 (1.75%) Swift
17 22 (1.67%) Kotlin
18 15 (1.14%) T-SQL
19 13 (0.99%) PL/SQL
20 12 (0.91%) Rust
Qualifications
1 258 (19.63%) Degree
2 214 (16.29%) Security Cleared
3 144 (10.96%) SC Cleared
4 51 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 33 (2.51%) Numerate Degree
6 30 (2.28%) DV Cleared
7 27 (2.05%) ISTQB
8 23 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
9 20 (1.52%) AWS Certification
10 16 (1.22%) ISEB
11 15 (1.14%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
11 15 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (0.99%) Master's Degree
13 12 (0.91%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
13 12 (0.91%) AWS Certified Developer
13 12 (0.91%) DBS Check
14 9 (0.68%) CREST Certified
15 8 (0.61%) PMI Certification
15 8 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.64%) CDISC
2 35 (2.66%) Accessibility
3 26 (1.98%) Software Quality Assurance
4 24 (1.83%) PMO
5 16 (1.22%) Good Clinical Practice
6 13 (0.99%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.76%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.53%) GDPR
8 7 (0.53%) SLA
9 5 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.38%) GxP
10 4 (0.30%) GMP
10 4 (0.30%) WCAG
11 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.15%) IASME
11 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.076%) GAMP
12 1 (0.076%) NCSC
12 1 (0.076%) NIST
12 1 (0.076%) P3O
System Software
1 84 (6.39%) Docker
2 22 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.99%) Firmware
4 10 (0.76%) Embedded Firmware
5 7 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.076%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 49 (3.73%) Kubernetes
2 29 (2.21%) Terraform
3 20 (1.52%) Ansible
4 13 (0.99%) Grafana
5 12 (0.91%) Kustomize
6 4 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.30%) Puppet
7 3 (0.23%) Kibana
7 3 (0.23%) Progress Chef
8 2 (0.15%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.076%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.076%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.076%) Kubeflow
9 1 (0.076%) Nagios
Vendors
1 150 (11.42%) Microsoft
2 113 (8.60%) Oracle
3 60 (4.57%) SAP
4 52 (3.96%) Google
5 37 (2.82%) ServiceNow
6 16 (1.22%) Dell
7 12 (0.91%) AppDynamics
7 12 (0.91%) Splunk
8 10 (0.76%) Aderant
9 9 (0.68%) Databricks
10 7 (0.53%) Ariba
10 7 (0.53%) MuleSoft
11 6 (0.46%) Dynatrace
11 6 (0.46%) OutSystems
11 6 (0.46%) PagerDuty
11 6 (0.46%) Salesforce
12 5 (0.38%) Intel
12 5 (0.38%) Sage
13 4 (0.30%) Sun
13 4 (0.30%) Sybase