The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 197 254 305
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 63 49 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.95% 0.49% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.51% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 62 43 52
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.09% +17.14%
QA Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6327 9523 12065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 94.90% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5786 8127 10219
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

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 27 May 2016.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, QA Engineer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 112 (100.00%) QA
2 73 (65.18%) Selenium
2 73 (65.18%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (59.82%) BDD
4 64 (57.14%) Java
5 60 (53.57%) WebDriver
6 55 (49.11%) Cucumber
7 45 (40.18%) TDD
8 44 (39.29%) Test Automation
9 40 (35.71%) Ruby
10 36 (32.14%) Jenkins
11 34 (30.36%) QA Automation
12 33 (29.46%) Automated Testing
12 33 (29.46%) C#
13 29 (25.89%) User Acceptance Testing
13 29 (25.89%) Agile Testing
14 25 (22.32%) Manual Testing
15 23 (20.54%) Software Testing
15 23 (20.54%) Test Strategy
16 22 (19.64%) Regression Testing
16 22 (19.64%) OOP
17 21 (18.75%) E-Commerce
17 21 (18.75%) API Testing
18 20 (17.86%) Test Scripting
19 19 (16.96%) Automation Testing
20 18 (16.07%) Android
20 18 (16.07%) Scrum
21 17 (15.18%) SDLC
22 16 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
23 15 (13.39%) Scala

QA Engineer Skill Set
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 1 (0.89%) TorqueBox
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 73 (65.18%) Selenium
2 60 (53.57%) WebDriver
3 55 (49.11%) Cucumber
4 36 (32.14%) Jenkins
5 15 (13.39%) JMeter
6 13 (11.61%) JIRA
6 13 (11.61%) Mercurial
6 13 (11.61%) WATIR
7 9 (8.04%) Appium
7 9 (8.04%) SpecFlow
8 8 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (5.36%) Git (software)
10 5 (4.46%) Jasmine
10 5 (4.46%) Xcode
11 3 (2.68%) Calabash
11 3 (2.68%) Gerrit
11 3 (2.68%) JUnit
11 3 (2.68%) Robot Framework
12 2 (1.79%) HP UFT
12 2 (1.79%) TestNG
General
1 7 (6.25%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Retail
3 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.79%) Automotive
4 2 (1.79%) Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Law
4 2 (1.79%) Publishing
5 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.89%) Games
5 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.04%) .NET
2 8 (7.14%) RESTful
2 8 (7.14%) Web Services
3 6 (5.36%) Gherkin
3 6 (5.36%) HTML
4 5 (4.46%) XML
5 4 (3.57%) JSON
5 4 (3.57%) SOAP
6 3 (2.68%) CSS
6 3 (2.68%) Swagger
7 2 (1.79%) REST
8 1 (0.89%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.89%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 12 (10.71%) Fintech
4 10 (8.93%) iPad
5 9 (8.04%) Blog
6 5 (4.46%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.68%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.68%) Grid Computing
7 3 (2.68%) Tandem
7 3 (2.68%) User Experience
8 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.89%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.89%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.89%) mHealth
9 1 (0.89%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.07%) Android
2 10 (8.93%) Linux
3 6 (5.36%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.46%) Unix
5 4 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (65.18%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (59.82%) BDD
3 45 (40.18%) TDD
4 44 (39.29%) Test Automation
5 34 (30.36%) QA Automation
6 33 (29.46%) Automated Testing
7 29 (25.89%) Agile Testing
7 29 (25.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 25 (22.32%) Manual Testing
9 23 (20.54%) Software Testing
9 23 (20.54%) Test Strategy
10 22 (19.64%) OOP
10 22 (19.64%) Regression Testing
11 21 (18.75%) API Testing
11 21 (18.75%) E-Commerce
12 20 (17.86%) Test Scripting
13 19 (16.96%) Automation Testing
14 18 (16.07%) Scrum
15 17 (15.18%) SDLC
16 16 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 64 (57.14%) Java
2 40 (35.71%) Ruby
3 33 (29.46%) C#
4 15 (13.39%) Clojure
4 15 (13.39%) Scala
4 15 (13.39%) SQL
5 7 (6.25%) Groovy
6 6 (5.36%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.46%) Python
8 4 (3.57%) C
9 2 (1.79%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (10.71%) ISEB
1 12 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 10 (8.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 6 (5.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (8.04%) GCP
3 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.89%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (8.93%) Rally
1 10 (8.93%) SAP
2 3 (2.68%) WorldPay
3 2 (1.79%) HP
4 1 (0.89%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft
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