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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 275 294 272
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 39 40 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.33% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.35% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 37 36 60
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,500 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
10399 11318 11279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.53% 93.03% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8943 9838 10350
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% +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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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.

1 105 (100.00%) QA
2 57 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (42.86%) Selenium
4 32 (30.48%) Degree
4 32 (30.48%) Finance
5 31 (29.52%) JIRA
6 30 (28.57%) Automated Testing
7 26 (24.76%) Test Scripting
8 23 (21.90%) Java
8 23 (21.90%) SQL
8 23 (21.90%) Linux
9 21 (20.00%) Subversion
9 21 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (19.05%) Test Automation
10 20 (19.05%) WebDriver
11 18 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (17.14%) Cucumber
11 18 (17.14%) Python
11 18 (17.14%) Windows
12 17 (16.19%) Open Source
13 16 (15.24%) BDD
13 16 (15.24%) Regression Testing
13 16 (15.24%) C#
14 15 (14.29%) ISEB
14 15 (14.29%) Test Strategy
15 14 (13.33%) Hudson
16 13 (12.38%) Ruby
16 13 (12.38%) QuickTest Pro
16 13 (12.38%) PHP
16 13 (12.38%) Gherkin

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (10.48%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.95%) Node.js
3 1 (0.95%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) MS Office
1 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) HTTP
1 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.95%) Internet
1 1 (0.95%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.67%) MySQL
1 7 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.95%) Redis
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (42.86%) Selenium
2 31 (29.52%) JIRA
3 21 (20.00%) Subversion
4 20 (19.05%) WebDriver
5 18 (17.14%) Cucumber
6 14 (13.33%) Hudson
7 13 (12.38%) QuickTest Pro
8 12 (11.43%) JMeter
9 11 (10.48%) Maven
10 10 (9.52%) SpecFlow
10 10 (9.52%) TeamCity
11 6 (5.71%) Git (software)
12 4 (3.81%) JUnit
12 4 (3.81%) Jenkins
13 3 (2.86%) PHPUnit
13 3 (2.86%) Robotium
13 3 (2.86%) Gradle
13 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (2.86%) AppScan
13 3 (2.86%) Geb
General
1 32 (30.48%) Finance
2 12 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.76%) Banking
3 5 (4.76%) Front Office
4 4 (3.81%) Back Office
5 3 (2.86%) Legal
5 3 (2.86%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.90%) Games
6 2 (1.90%) Electronics
7 1 (0.95%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.38%) Gherkin
2 6 (5.71%) HTML
2 6 (5.71%) CSS
3 5 (4.76%) jQuery
3 5 (4.76%) XML
4 4 (3.81%) Web Services
5 3 (2.86%) .NET
6 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.90%) RESTful
6 2 (1.90%) HTML5
6 2 (1.90%) Spring
6 2 (1.90%) CSS3
7 1 (0.95%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.95%) JSON
7 1 (0.95%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.95%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (16.19%) Open Source
3 11 (10.48%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.81%) Derivative
4 4 (3.81%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.81%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.90%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.90%) Streaming Music
6 1 (0.95%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.95%) Social Network
6 1 (0.95%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.95%) Social Media
6 1 (0.95%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.90%) Linux
2 18 (17.14%) Windows
3 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.81%) Android
5 3 (2.86%) UNIX
6 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 26 (24.76%) Test Scripting
4 20 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 18 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (15.24%) Regression Testing
6 16 (15.24%) BDD
7 15 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 12 (11.43%) User Stories
8 12 (11.43%) DevOps
8 12 (11.43%) E-Commerce
8 12 (11.43%) Manual Testing
9 11 (10.48%) Waterfall
10 10 (9.52%) CRM
10 10 (9.52%) Scrum
10 10 (9.52%) TDD
11 7 (6.67%) Software Testing
11 7 (6.67%) System Testing
11 7 (6.67%) Test Management
12 6 (5.71%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.90%) Java
1 23 (21.90%) SQL
2 18 (17.14%) Python
3 16 (15.24%) C#
4 13 (12.38%) PHP
4 13 (12.38%) Ruby
5 10 (9.52%) Perl
6 7 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.90%) C
7 2 (1.90%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.95%) XPath
8 1 (0.95%) Groovy
8 1 (0.95%) Scala
8 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.95%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (30.48%) Degree
2 15 (14.29%) ISEB
3 12 (11.43%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.90%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 10 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
1 10 (9.52%) Cerillion
2 3 (2.86%) IBM
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle
3 2 (1.90%) Informatica
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.95%) HP
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