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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 259 285 280
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 67 35 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.29% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.31% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 56 34 55
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,250 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.56%
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
11133 11313 12081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.44% 93.35% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9339 10017 11056
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.85%
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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.

1 121 (100.00%) QA
2 52 (42.98%) Selenium
3 36 (29.75%) JIRA
4 34 (28.10%) Degree
4 34 (28.10%) Test Scripting
5 33 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 33 (27.27%) Finance
6 32 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (23.14%) Java
8 26 (21.49%) Regression Testing
9 23 (19.01%) WebDriver
9 23 (19.01%) Cucumber
10 22 (18.18%) Test Automation
10 22 (18.18%) Linux
11 20 (16.53%) Python
11 20 (16.53%) SQL
12 19 (15.70%) BDD
12 19 (15.70%) C#
13 18 (14.88%) E-Commerce
13 18 (14.88%) Subversion
14 17 (14.05%) Windows
15 16 (13.22%) Scrum
15 16 (13.22%) Test Strategy
15 16 (13.22%) Open Source
16 15 (12.40%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (12.40%) Hudson
16 15 (12.40%) QuickTest Pro
17 14 (11.57%) Gherkin
18 13 (10.74%) User Stories
18 13 (10.74%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.65%) Confluence
3 1 (0.83%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.31%) MS Office
3 3 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.83%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Magento
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) HTTP
2 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.26%) MySQL
2 5 (4.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.83%) Redis
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (42.98%) Selenium
2 36 (29.75%) JIRA
3 23 (19.01%) WebDriver
3 23 (19.01%) Cucumber
4 18 (14.88%) Subversion
5 15 (12.40%) Hudson
5 15 (12.40%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (10.74%) JMeter
7 11 (9.09%) Maven
8 9 (7.44%) SpecFlow
8 9 (7.44%) Git (software)
9 7 (5.79%) Robotium
9 7 (5.79%) Gradle
9 7 (5.79%) TeamCity
10 5 (4.13%) Jenkins
10 5 (4.13%) JUnit
11 3 (2.48%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.48%) PHPUnit
11 3 (2.48%) AppScan
12 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (27.27%) Finance
2 10 (8.26%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.13%) Retail
3 5 (4.13%) Front Office
4 4 (3.31%) Back Office
4 4 (3.31%) Games
4 4 (3.31%) Banking
5 2 (1.65%) Electronics
5 2 (1.65%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Billing
6 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.57%) Gherkin
2 9 (7.44%) .NET
3 7 (5.79%) HTML
3 7 (5.79%) CSS
4 5 (4.13%) jQuery
4 5 (4.13%) XML
5 4 (3.31%) Web Services
6 3 (2.48%) SOAP
7 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.65%) Spring
7 2 (1.65%) JSON
7 2 (1.65%) RESTful
7 2 (1.65%) HTML5
7 2 (1.65%) CSS3
8 1 (0.83%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.22%) Open Source
2 10 (8.26%) Mobile App
3 9 (7.44%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.31%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.31%) Animation
4 4 (3.31%) Derivative
4 4 (3.31%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.65%) Streaming Music
6 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.83%) Social Network
6 1 (0.83%) Handset
6 1 (0.83%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.83%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.18%) Linux
2 17 (14.05%) Windows
3 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.96%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.13%) Android
6 2 (1.65%) UNIX
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.10%) Test Scripting
2 33 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 32 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (21.49%) Regression Testing
5 22 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 19 (15.70%) BDD
7 18 (14.88%) E-Commerce
8 16 (13.22%) Scrum
8 16 (13.22%) Test Strategy
9 15 (12.40%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (10.74%) User Stories
11 12 (9.92%) Software Testing
12 10 (8.26%) Manual Testing
12 10 (8.26%) Test Management
13 9 (7.44%) TDD
13 9 (7.44%) CRM
13 9 (7.44%) Automation Testing
13 9 (7.44%) System Testing
14 8 (6.61%) Performance Testing
14 8 (6.61%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.14%) Java
2 20 (16.53%) Python
2 20 (16.53%) SQL
3 19 (15.70%) C#
4 13 (10.74%) PHP
5 12 (9.92%) Ruby
6 9 (7.44%) Perl
7 7 (5.79%) C++
7 7 (5.79%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.48%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.65%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.83%) Scala
10 1 (0.83%) XPath
10 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (28.10%) Degree
2 13 (10.74%) ISEB
3 12 (9.92%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.65%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 11 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (5.79%) Cerillion
1 7 (5.79%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (3.31%) Oracle
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.48%) IBM
4 2 (1.65%) SAP
4 2 (1.65%) Informatica
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.83%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.83%) HP
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: Yesterday
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50 - £60 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
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Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Bridge Noble
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
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Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago