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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 255 282 296
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 42 55 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.43% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.47% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 36 52 38
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £22,850 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
9096 11804 11089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.10% 92.44% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7803 9988 9542
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015, 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 58 (100.00%) QA
2 35 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (56.90%) Selenium
4 27 (46.55%) Java
5 23 (39.66%) WebDriver
6 22 (37.93%) Automated Testing
7 21 (36.21%) Manual Testing
7 21 (36.21%) Cucumber
8 18 (31.03%) Regression Testing
9 15 (25.86%) Test Automation
10 14 (24.14%) Ruby
10 14 (24.14%) Finance
10 14 (24.14%) SQL
10 14 (24.14%) Automation Testing
11 13 (22.41%) Scrum
12 12 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (18.97%) Android
13 11 (18.97%) Degree
14 9 (15.52%) ISEB
14 9 (15.52%) Windows
14 9 (15.52%) Python
14 9 (15.52%) JIRA
14 9 (15.52%) Mobile App
14 9 (15.52%) BDD
14 9 (15.52%) Apple iOS
15 8 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
15 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
15 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
15 8 (13.79%) Maven
15 8 (13.79%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1 (1.72%) Confluence
1 1 (1.72%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) GitHub
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) Internet
2 4 (6.90%) HTTP
3 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.45%) DNS
4 2 (3.45%) DSL
5 1 (1.72%) Wireless
5 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) MySQL
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.72%) Redis
5 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (56.90%) Selenium
2 23 (39.66%) WebDriver
3 21 (36.21%) Cucumber
4 9 (15.52%) JIRA
5 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
5 8 (13.79%) Maven
6 7 (12.07%) Subversion
7 6 (10.34%) RSpec
8 5 (8.62%) JUnit
9 4 (6.90%) Bugzilla
9 4 (6.90%) Calabash
9 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
9 4 (6.90%) Appium
10 3 (5.17%) eggPlant
10 3 (5.17%) PHPUnit
10 3 (5.17%) TestNG
10 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
11 2 (3.45%) JMeter
11 2 (3.45%) Gradle
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Law
3 5 (8.62%) Marketing
4 4 (6.90%) Advertising
5 2 (3.45%) Games
5 2 (3.45%) Legal
5 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.72%) Front Office
6 1 (1.72%) Publishing
6 1 (1.72%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) .NET
2 5 (8.62%) REST
2 5 (8.62%) Gherkin
3 4 (6.90%) Web Services
4 3 (5.17%) HTML
4 3 (5.17%) SOAP
5 2 (3.45%) JSON
5 2 (3.45%) HTML5
6 1 (1.72%) QuickFIX
6 1 (1.72%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (1.72%) iOS SDK
6 1 (1.72%) LAMP
6 1 (1.72%) CSS
6 1 (1.72%) JSP
6 1 (1.72%) Servlets
6 1 (1.72%) XML
6 1 (1.72%) Spring
6 1 (1.72%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.62%) User Experience
3 5 (8.62%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.62%) iPhone
4 4 (6.90%) Derivative
5 3 (5.17%) iPad
6 2 (3.45%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (3.45%) Statistics
7 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.72%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.72%) Social Network
7 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Android
2 9 (15.52%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) Apple iOS
3 7 (12.07%) Linux
4 3 (5.17%) Mac OS
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (3.45%) UNIX
6 1 (1.72%) Debian
6 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.93%) Automated Testing
3 21 (36.21%) Manual Testing
4 18 (31.03%) Regression Testing
5 15 (25.86%) Test Automation
6 14 (24.14%) Automation Testing
7 13 (22.41%) Scrum
8 12 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (15.52%) BDD
10 8 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
10 8 (13.79%) TDD
11 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
12 6 (10.34%) Software Testing
12 6 (10.34%) Kanban
13 5 (8.62%) OOP
13 5 (8.62%) CRM
13 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
14 4 (6.90%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 27 (46.55%) Java
2 14 (24.14%) Ruby
2 14 (24.14%) SQL
3 9 (15.52%) Python
4 7 (12.07%) C#
5 6 (10.34%) Objective-C
6 5 (8.62%) PHP
7 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.45%) Scala
8 2 (3.45%) Groovy
8 2 (3.45%) C
8 2 (3.45%) C++
8 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Degree
2 9 (15.52%) ISEB
3 3 (5.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Ansible
1 5 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (8.62%) Puppet
2 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) Oracle
2 2 (3.45%) Google
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.72%) Reuters
3 1 (1.72%) VMware
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