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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 205 270 298
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 61 41 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.41% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 58 37 46
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £35,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
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
6655 9914 11852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.73% 95.11% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6018 8404 9998
Median salary £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.90% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 4 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 4 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.

1 109 (100.00%) QA
2 72 (66.06%) Selenium
3 66 (60.55%) Java
4 65 (59.63%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (58.72%) BDD
6 59 (54.13%) WebDriver
7 56 (51.38%) Cucumber
8 42 (38.53%) Test Automation
9 41 (37.61%) TDD
9 41 (37.61%) Jenkins
10 40 (36.70%) Ruby
11 37 (33.94%) Automated Testing
12 32 (29.36%) User Acceptance Testing
13 31 (28.44%) C#
14 30 (27.52%) QA Automation
15 25 (22.94%) Test Strategy
16 24 (22.02%) API Testing
17 23 (21.10%) Regression Testing
18 22 (20.18%) Test Scripting
18 22 (20.18%) Manual Testing
19 21 (19.27%) E-Commerce
19 21 (19.27%) Agile Testing
19 21 (19.27%) Automation Testing
20 20 (18.35%) Software Testing
21 18 (16.51%) Android
21 18 (16.51%) OOP
21 18 (16.51%) SDLC
22 17 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
22 17 (15.60%) User Stories
22 17 (15.60%) JMeter

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 (0.92%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.92%) TorqueBox
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) HTTP
2 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.92%) MySQL
1 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 72 (66.06%) Selenium
2 59 (54.13%) WebDriver
3 56 (51.38%) Cucumber
4 41 (37.61%) Jenkins
5 17 (15.60%) JMeter
6 15 (13.76%) JIRA
6 15 (13.76%) Mercurial
6 15 (13.76%) WATIR
7 9 (8.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (7.34%) Appium
8 8 (7.34%) SpecFlow
9 6 (5.50%) Git (software)
10 5 (4.59%) Xcode
11 4 (3.67%) Jasmine
12 3 (2.75%) eggPlant
12 3 (2.75%) Gerrit
12 3 (2.75%) JUnit
12 3 (2.75%) Robot Framework
12 3 (2.75%) TestNG
13 2 (1.83%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (7.34%) Finance
2 3 (2.75%) Retail
2 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.83%) Automotive
3 2 (1.83%) Banking
3 2 (1.83%) Law
3 2 (1.83%) Publishing
4 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.92%) Games
4 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.26%) RESTful
2 8 (7.34%) .NET
2 8 (7.34%) Web Services
3 6 (5.50%) Gherkin
3 6 (5.50%) HTML
4 5 (4.59%) XML
5 4 (3.67%) JSON
5 4 (3.67%) SOAP
6 3 (2.75%) CSS
6 3 (2.75%) Swagger
7 2 (1.83%) REST
8 1 (0.92%) Behat
8 1 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.92%) Java EE
8 1 (0.92%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.93%) Fintech
2 13 (11.93%) Mobile App
3 12 (11.01%) iPad
4 6 (5.50%) Blackberry
4 6 (5.50%) Blog
5 3 (2.75%) Grid Computing
5 3 (2.75%) Tandem
5 3 (2.75%) User Experience
6 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.83%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.83%) mHealth
7 1 (0.92%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.92%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.92%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.51%) Android
2 11 (10.09%) Linux
3 6 (5.50%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.59%) Unix
4 5 (4.59%) Windows
5 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (59.63%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (58.72%) BDD
3 42 (38.53%) Test Automation
4 41 (37.61%) TDD
5 37 (33.94%) Automated Testing
6 32 (29.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 30 (27.52%) QA Automation
8 25 (22.94%) Test Strategy
9 24 (22.02%) API Testing
10 23 (21.10%) Regression Testing
11 22 (20.18%) Manual Testing
11 22 (20.18%) Test Scripting
12 21 (19.27%) Agile Testing
12 21 (19.27%) Automation Testing
12 21 (19.27%) E-Commerce
13 20 (18.35%) Software Testing
14 18 (16.51%) OOP
14 18 (16.51%) SDLC
15 17 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (15.60%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 66 (60.55%) Java
2 40 (36.70%) Ruby
3 31 (28.44%) C#
4 13 (11.93%) SQL
5 11 (10.09%) Clojure
5 11 (10.09%) Scala
6 8 (7.34%) Groovy
7 7 (6.42%) Python
8 5 (4.59%) C
8 5 (4.59%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.75%) PHP
10 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.92%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (11.93%) ISEB
1 13 (11.93%) ISTQB
2 12 (11.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 7 (6.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (5.50%) GCP
3 2 (1.83%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (11.01%) Rally
1 12 (11.01%) SAP
2 3 (2.75%) WorldPay
3 2 (1.83%) HP
4 1 (0.92%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle
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