The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 261 288 279
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 55 43 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.36% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.39% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 46 40 69
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -11.33%
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
10586 11026 12043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.93% 93.10% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8925 9669 11044
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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.

1 110 (100.00%) QA
2 55 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (41.82%) Selenium
4 36 (32.73%) Automated Testing
5 33 (30.00%) Degree
6 32 (29.09%) JIRA
6 32 (29.09%) Finance
7 29 (26.36%) Test Scripting
8 25 (22.73%) Java
9 22 (20.00%) SQL
9 22 (20.00%) Linux
9 22 (20.00%) Cucumber
10 21 (19.09%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (18.18%) Test Automation
11 20 (18.18%) Regression Testing
12 19 (17.27%) WebDriver
13 18 (16.36%) Manual Testing
13 18 (16.36%) Subversion
13 18 (16.36%) Python
14 17 (15.45%) C#
14 17 (15.45%) Open Source
15 16 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (14.55%) BDD
15 16 (14.55%) E-Commerce
15 16 (14.55%) Windows
16 15 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
16 15 (13.64%) Test Strategy
16 15 (13.64%) Gherkin
16 15 (13.64%) Hudson
17 14 (12.73%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.82%) Confluence
2 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.91%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.45%) MS Office
3 3 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.91%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) HTTP
1 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.91%) Internet
1 1 (0.91%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.27%) MySQL
2 7 (6.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.91%) Redis
4 1 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (41.82%) Selenium
2 32 (29.09%) JIRA
3 22 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 19 (17.27%) WebDriver
5 18 (16.36%) Subversion
6 15 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
6 15 (13.64%) Hudson
7 13 (11.82%) JMeter
8 11 (10.00%) Maven
9 9 (8.18%) SpecFlow
10 7 (6.36%) TeamCity
10 7 (6.36%) Git (software)
11 5 (4.55%) Jenkins
11 5 (4.55%) JUnit
12 4 (3.64%) Gradle
12 4 (3.64%) Robotium
12 4 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (2.73%) PHPUnit
13 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio
13 3 (2.73%) AppScan
General
1 32 (29.09%) Finance
2 10 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.55%) Front Office
3 5 (4.55%) Banking
4 4 (3.64%) Back Office
5 3 (2.73%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.73%) Games
6 2 (1.82%) Electronics
6 2 (1.82%) Legal
7 1 (0.91%) Retail
7 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.91%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.64%) Gherkin
2 7 (6.36%) HTML
2 7 (6.36%) .NET
2 7 (6.36%) CSS
3 5 (4.55%) jQuery
3 5 (4.55%) XML
4 4 (3.64%) Web Services
5 2 (1.82%) Spring
5 2 (1.82%) CSS3
5 2 (1.82%) RESTful
5 2 (1.82%) HTML5
5 2 (1.82%) SOAP
5 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.91%) iOS SDK
6 1 (0.91%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.91%) JSON
6 1 (0.91%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.09%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (15.45%) Open Source
3 11 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.45%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.64%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.64%) Derivative
6 2 (1.82%) Streaming Music
6 2 (1.82%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.91%) Handset
7 1 (0.91%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.91%) Animation
7 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.91%) Social Network
7 1 (0.91%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.00%) Linux
2 16 (14.55%) Windows
3 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.45%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.55%) Android
6 3 (2.73%) UNIX
7 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.91%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (32.73%) Automated Testing
3 29 (26.36%) Test Scripting
4 20 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 20 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 18 (16.36%) Manual Testing
6 16 (14.55%) BDD
6 16 (14.55%) E-Commerce
6 16 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (13.64%) Test Strategy
8 14 (12.73%) User Stories
9 12 (10.91%) DevOps
9 12 (10.91%) Scrum
10 10 (9.09%) TDD
11 8 (7.27%) CRM
11 8 (7.27%) Software Testing
11 8 (7.27%) Performance Testing
11 8 (7.27%) Test Management
11 8 (7.27%) Waterfall
12 7 (6.36%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.73%) Java
2 22 (20.00%) SQL
3 18 (16.36%) Python
4 17 (15.45%) C#
5 14 (12.73%) PHP
6 12 (10.91%) Ruby
7 10 (9.09%) Perl
8 8 (7.27%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.73%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.82%) C++
10 2 (1.82%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.91%) XPath
11 1 (0.91%) Scala
11 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (30.00%) Degree
2 14 (12.73%) ISEB
3 12 (10.91%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.91%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 7 (6.36%) Salesforce.com
1 7 (6.36%) Cerillion
2 4 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle
3 3 (2.73%) IBM
4 2 (1.82%) SAP
4 2 (1.82%) Informatica
5 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.91%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.91%) HP
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago