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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 258 265 296
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 44 62 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.52% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.57% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 44 51 33
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
8947 10964 11174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.95% 92.73% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7741 9223 9898
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 88 (100.00%) QA
2 43 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (42.05%) Selenium
4 31 (35.23%) Test Automation
5 28 (31.82%) Java
6 27 (30.68%) Finance
6 27 (30.68%) Cucumber
7 26 (29.55%) WebDriver
8 25 (28.41%) Automated Testing
9 24 (27.27%) Ruby
9 24 (27.27%) Manual Testing
10 23 (26.14%) Scrum
11 20 (22.73%) Test Scripting
12 19 (21.59%) Regression Testing
13 18 (20.45%) Android
14 17 (19.32%) SQL
14 17 (19.32%) Windows
15 16 (18.18%) C#
15 16 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (18.18%) Degree
15 16 (18.18%) BDD
16 14 (15.91%) Ansible
17 13 (14.77%) TDD
18 12 (13.64%) Computer Science
18 12 (13.64%) Kanban
18 12 (13.64%) Python
18 12 (13.64%) OOP
18 12 (13.64%) Automation Testing
19 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
20 10 (11.36%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (7.95%) TorqueBox
2 2 (2.27%) JBoss
2 2 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (1.14%) Confluence
3 1 (1.14%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) Internet
2 4 (4.55%) VoIP
2 4 (4.55%) HTTP
3 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.27%) DNS
4 2 (2.27%) DSL
5 1 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.95%) MySQL
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.14%) Redis
5 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (42.05%) Selenium
2 27 (30.68%) Cucumber
3 26 (29.55%) WebDriver
4 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 10 (11.36%) JIRA
5 10 (11.36%) Subversion
6 9 (10.23%) Maven
7 8 (9.09%) RSpec
8 7 (7.95%) TeamCity
9 6 (6.82%) Jenkins
9 6 (6.82%) WATIR
10 4 (4.55%) SpecFlow
10 4 (4.55%) Spock
11 3 (3.41%) Appium
11 3 (3.41%) JBehave
11 3 (3.41%) PHPUnit
11 3 (3.41%) FitNesse
11 3 (3.41%) HP UFT
12 2 (2.27%) JMeter
12 2 (2.27%) Bugzilla
General
1 27 (30.68%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.82%) Marketing
3 5 (5.68%) Banking
3 5 (5.68%) Law
4 2 (2.27%) Billing
4 2 (2.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.23%) .NET
1 9 (10.23%) Gherkin
2 8 (9.09%) REST
2 8 (9.09%) Web Services
3 7 (7.95%) XML
3 7 (7.95%) SOAP
3 7 (7.95%) JSON
3 7 (7.95%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (3.41%) HTML
5 2 (2.27%) WPF
5 2 (2.27%) HTML5
5 2 (2.27%) XMPP
6 1 (1.14%) QuickFIX
6 1 (1.14%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (1.14%) iOS SDK
6 1 (1.14%) RESTful
6 1 (1.14%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.14%) CSS
6 1 (1.14%) LAMP
6 1 (1.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.23%) Mobile App
4 7 (7.95%) iPhone
5 4 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.55%) Derivative
5 4 (4.55%) User Experience
6 3 (3.41%) iPad
7 2 (2.27%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.14%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.45%) Android
2 17 (19.32%) Windows
3 10 (11.36%) Apple iOS
4 6 (6.82%) Linux
4 6 (6.82%) UNIX
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (35.23%) Test Automation
3 25 (28.41%) Automated Testing
4 24 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 23 (26.14%) Scrum
6 20 (22.73%) Test Scripting
7 19 (21.59%) Regression Testing
8 16 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (18.18%) BDD
9 13 (14.77%) TDD
10 12 (13.64%) OOP
10 12 (13.64%) Automation Testing
10 12 (13.64%) Kanban
11 9 (10.23%) User Stories
11 9 (10.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (10.23%) Software Testing
12 8 (9.09%) E-Commerce
12 8 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (9.09%) API Testing
13 6 (6.82%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.82%) Java
2 24 (27.27%) Ruby
3 17 (19.32%) SQL
4 16 (18.18%) C#
5 12 (13.64%) Python
6 6 (6.82%) PHP
7 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.55%) Groovy
8 3 (3.41%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.41%) VBScript
9 2 (2.27%) VBA
9 2 (2.27%) Scala
9 2 (2.27%) C++
9 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.14%) C
10 1 (1.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (18.18%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) ISEB
3 3 (3.41%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (15.91%) Ansible
2 7 (7.95%) Puppet
2 7 (7.95%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (9.09%) Oracle
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.27%) Google
4 1 (1.14%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.14%) Reuters
4 1 (1.14%) GoldenSource
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-50,000 + 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday