The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 268 289 274
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 65 32 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.29% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 55 32 40
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11422 11165 12223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.26% 93.25% 93.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9566 9803 11143
Average salary £52,500 £53,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.94% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Engineer
London

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title.

1 112 (100.00%) QA
2 52 (46.43%) Selenium
3 36 (32.14%) JIRA
4 35 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (29.46%) Degree
5 33 (29.46%) Test Scripting
6 31 (27.68%) Finance
7 30 (26.79%) Automated Testing
8 24 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 24 (21.43%) Cucumber
9 23 (20.54%) WebDriver
9 23 (20.54%) Java
10 21 (18.75%) C#
10 21 (18.75%) SQL
11 20 (17.86%) Linux
12 19 (16.96%) Python
12 19 (16.96%) Regression Testing
13 18 (16.07%) BDD
14 17 (15.18%) E-Commerce
14 17 (15.18%) Scrum
15 16 (14.29%) Subversion
15 16 (14.29%) Windows
15 16 (14.29%) Open Source
15 16 (14.29%) Test Strategy
16 15 (13.39%) Hudson
16 15 (13.39%) Gherkin
16 15 (13.39%) QuickTest Pro
17 14 (12.50%) JMeter
18 13 (11.61%) PHP
18 13 (11.61%) User Stories

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (9.82%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.68%) Confluence
3 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) MS Office
3 3 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.89%) Maya
4 1 (0.89%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.89%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.89%) HTTP
2 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.14%) MySQL
2 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.89%) Redis
3 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 52 (46.43%) Selenium
2 36 (32.14%) JIRA
3 24 (21.43%) Cucumber
4 23 (20.54%) WebDriver
5 16 (14.29%) Subversion
6 15 (13.39%) Hudson
6 15 (13.39%) QuickTest Pro
7 14 (12.50%) JMeter
8 11 (9.82%) Maven
9 7 (6.25%) Git (software)
9 7 (6.25%) Robotium
9 7 (6.25%) SpecFlow
10 6 (5.36%) TeamCity
11 5 (4.46%) Gradle
11 5 (4.46%) Jenkins
12 4 (3.57%) JUnit
13 3 (2.68%) AppScan
13 3 (2.68%) SoapUI
13 3 (2.68%) PHPUnit
13 3 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (27.68%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.36%) Retail
4 4 (3.57%) Front Office
4 4 (3.57%) Back Office
5 3 (2.68%) Games
5 3 (2.68%) Banking
6 2 (1.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.89%) Billing
7 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Marketing
7 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.39%) Gherkin
2 11 (9.82%) .NET
3 7 (6.25%) HTML
3 7 (6.25%) CSS
4 5 (4.46%) jQuery
4 5 (4.46%) XML
5 4 (3.57%) Web Services
6 3 (2.68%) SOAP
7 2 (1.79%) RESTful
7 2 (1.79%) HTML5
7 2 (1.79%) CSS3
7 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.79%) JSON
8 1 (0.89%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.29%) Open Source
2 11 (9.82%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.57%) Animation
5 2 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.79%) Derivative
5 2 (1.79%) Streaming Music
6 1 (0.89%) Handset
6 1 (0.89%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.89%) Speech Recognition
6 1 (0.89%) Social Network
6 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.89%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.86%) Linux
2 16 (14.29%) Windows
3 6 (5.36%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.46%) Android
4 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.79%) UNIX
6 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (29.46%) Test Scripting
3 30 (26.79%) Automated Testing
4 24 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 19 (16.96%) Regression Testing
6 18 (16.07%) BDD
7 17 (15.18%) E-Commerce
7 17 (15.18%) Scrum
8 16 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 13 (11.61%) User Stories
10 12 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (9.82%) Software Testing
12 10 (8.93%) Manual Testing
12 10 (8.93%) Test Management
13 9 (8.04%) Automation Testing
14 8 (7.14%) Waterfall
15 7 (6.25%) CRM
15 7 (6.25%) Performance Testing
15 7 (6.25%) System Testing
16 6 (5.36%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.54%) Java
2 21 (18.75%) C#
2 21 (18.75%) SQL
3 19 (16.96%) Python
4 13 (11.61%) PHP
5 12 (10.71%) Ruby
6 8 (7.14%) C++
7 7 (6.25%) Perl
8 5 (4.46%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.68%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.89%) XPath
10 1 (0.89%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.89%) C
10 1 (0.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (29.46%) Degree
2 11 (9.82%) ISEB
3 10 (8.93%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.79%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 11 (9.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (4.46%) Salesforce.com
1 5 (4.46%) Cerillion
2 4 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.68%) IBM
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle
4 2 (1.79%) SAP
4 2 (1.79%) Informatica
5 1 (0.89%) HP
5 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.89%) JD Edwards
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50 - £60 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: £40,000 per annum Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 20 days ago