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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 194 213 298
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +85
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 25 51 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.75% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.78% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 25 46 16
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £32,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
4759 6555 9870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.34% 95.88% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4361 5845 8473
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £82,500
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 25 February 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 25 February 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 57 (100.00%) QA
2 36 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (50.88%) Test Automation
4 27 (47.37%) Selenium
4 27 (47.37%) Automated Testing
5 25 (43.86%) BDD
6 23 (40.35%) WebDriver
6 23 (40.35%) TDD
7 19 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 19 (33.33%) Java
8 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
9 16 (28.07%) Test Strategy
9 16 (28.07%) Stress Testing
10 14 (24.56%) Non-Functional Testing
11 13 (22.81%) SaaS
11 13 (22.81%) Cucumber
11 13 (22.81%) HTML
11 13 (22.81%) B2B
12 12 (21.05%) Integration Testing
13 11 (19.30%) SQL
13 11 (19.30%) Finance
14 9 (15.79%) Android
14 9 (15.79%) Appium
15 8 (14.04%) QA Automation
15 8 (14.04%) Agile Testing
15 8 (14.04%) Apple iOS
15 8 (14.04%) HTML5
15 8 (14.04%) Scrum
15 8 (14.04%) Pair Programming
15 8 (14.04%) C#

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 4 (7.02%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) SaaS
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.75%) Force.com
3 1 (1.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) Internet
2 4 (7.02%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (47.37%) Selenium
2 23 (40.35%) WebDriver
3 13 (22.81%) Cucumber
4 9 (15.79%) Appium
5 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
6 4 (7.02%) Protractor
6 4 (7.02%) SoapUI
6 4 (7.02%) SpecFlow
7 3 (5.26%) Calabash
7 3 (5.26%) FitNesse
7 3 (5.26%) Hudson
7 3 (5.26%) Jasmine
7 3 (5.26%) JIRA
7 3 (5.26%) JUnit
8 2 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.75%) Mocha
9 1 (1.75%) Robotium
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Advertising
3 4 (7.02%) Back Office
4 3 (5.26%) Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Front Office
6 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) HTML
2 8 (14.04%) HTML5
3 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
4 6 (10.53%) .NET
5 5 (8.77%) SOAP
6 4 (7.02%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (7.02%) Gherkin
6 4 (7.02%) Node.js
6 4 (7.02%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (7.02%) XML
7 2 (3.51%) REST
8 1 (1.75%) Ajax
8 1 (1.75%) Guice
8 1 (1.75%) JSON
8 1 (1.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.02%) Credit Derivative
2 4 (7.02%) Derivative
2 4 (7.02%) Fixed Income
2 4 (7.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (7.02%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.75%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Android
2 8 (14.04%) Apple iOS
3 7 (12.28%) Unix
4 3 (5.26%) Windows
5 2 (3.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (50.88%) Test Automation
3 27 (47.37%) Automated Testing
4 25 (43.86%) BDD
5 23 (40.35%) TDD
6 19 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 16 (28.07%) Stress Testing
7 16 (28.07%) Test Strategy
8 14 (24.56%) Non-Functional Testing
9 13 (22.81%) B2B
10 12 (21.05%) Integration Testing
11 8 (14.04%) Agile Testing
11 8 (14.04%) Pair Programming
11 8 (14.04%) QA Automation
11 8 (14.04%) Scrum
12 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (10.53%) Exploratory Testing
12 6 (10.53%) Process Improvement
12 6 (10.53%) Test Scripting
12 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) Java
2 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
3 11 (19.30%) SQL
4 8 (14.04%) C#
5 4 (7.02%) C++
5 4 (7.02%) VBScript
6 3 (5.26%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.75%) Groovy
7 1 (1.75%) Perl
7 1 (1.75%) PHP
7 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby
7 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) ISEB
1 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) GCP
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) HP
2 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.75%) Google
2 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
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Michael Page Technology
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus & Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0000.00 - £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Training budget
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + training, healthcare
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £39000 - £48500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago