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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 195 215 295
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +80
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 28 42 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.65% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.68% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 28 40 19
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £32,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
4856 6188 9805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.95% 95.79% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4418 5546 8579
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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 53 (100.00%) QA
2 32 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (52.83%) Test Automation
4 26 (49.06%) Automated Testing
4 26 (49.06%) Selenium
5 21 (39.62%) BDD
6 20 (37.74%) Java
7 19 (35.85%) WebDriver
8 18 (33.96%) TDD
8 18 (33.96%) Regression Testing
9 16 (30.19%) Stress Testing
10 15 (28.30%) Test Strategy
11 14 (26.42%) SQL
11 14 (26.42%) Non-Functional Testing
12 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
12 13 (24.53%) SaaS
13 12 (22.64%) Integration Testing
13 12 (22.64%) B2B
14 11 (20.75%) Finance
14 11 (20.75%) Cucumber
14 11 (20.75%) QA Automation
15 9 (16.98%) HTML
15 9 (16.98%) C#
16 8 (15.09%) HTML5
16 8 (15.09%) Android
16 8 (15.09%) Agile Testing
17 7 (13.21%) Apple iOS
17 7 (13.21%) Unix
17 7 (13.21%) Scrum
17 7 (13.21%) Pair Programming

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 3 (5.66%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.53%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) SSL
2 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (49.06%) Selenium
2 19 (35.85%) WebDriver
3 11 (20.75%) Cucumber
4 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
5 5 (9.43%) SoapUI
5 5 (9.43%) SpecFlow
6 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
6 4 (7.55%) Jasmine
6 4 (7.55%) JIRA
7 3 (5.66%) Appium
7 3 (5.66%) FitNesse
7 3 (5.66%) Hudson
7 3 (5.66%) JUnit
7 3 (5.66%) Protractor
8 2 (3.77%) Calabash
8 2 (3.77%) Mocha
8 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.89%) Capybara
9 1 (1.89%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.89%) PhantomJS
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Back Office
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Law
4 2 (3.77%) Front Office
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) HTML
2 8 (15.09%) HTML5
3 6 (11.32%) .NET
3 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
4 5 (9.43%) SOAP
5 4 (7.55%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (5.66%) Node.js
6 3 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (5.66%) REST
7 2 (3.77%) JSON
8 1 (1.89%) Ajax
8 1 (1.89%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.89%) Guice
8 1 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.89%) WPF
8 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.55%) Credit Derivative
2 4 (7.55%) Derivative
2 4 (7.55%) Fixed Income
2 4 (7.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (7.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.89%) Blog
3 1 (1.89%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Android
2 7 (13.21%) Apple iOS
2 7 (13.21%) Unix
3 2 (3.77%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (52.83%) Test Automation
3 26 (49.06%) Automated Testing
4 21 (39.62%) BDD
5 18 (33.96%) Regression Testing
5 18 (33.96%) TDD
6 16 (30.19%) Stress Testing
7 15 (28.30%) Test Strategy
8 14 (26.42%) Non-Functional Testing
9 12 (22.64%) B2B
9 12 (22.64%) Integration Testing
10 11 (20.75%) QA Automation
11 8 (15.09%) Agile Testing
12 7 (13.21%) Pair Programming
12 7 (13.21%) Scrum
13 6 (11.32%) API Testing
13 6 (11.32%) Test Scripting
13 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
14 5 (9.43%) Analytics
14 5 (9.43%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) Java
2 14 (26.42%) SQL
3 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.98%) C#
5 5 (9.43%) Python
6 4 (7.55%) C++
6 4 (7.55%) Ruby
6 4 (7.55%) VBScript
7 2 (3.77%) PHP
8 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.89%) Groovy
8 1 (1.89%) Perl
8 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) ISEB
1 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) GCP
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) HP
2 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.89%) Google
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Posted: 2 days ago
City of Westminster
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life, Gym, + More
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + good bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago