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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 227 254 272
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 16 36 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.41% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.43% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15 35 43
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
5737 8314 10781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.03% 95.70% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5239 7213 9056
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016, 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 73 (100.00%) QA
2 66 (90.41%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (58.90%) Java
4 41 (56.16%) BDD
5 39 (53.42%) Selenium
6 34 (46.58%) Cucumber
7 33 (45.21%) WebDriver
8 31 (42.47%) Agile Testing
9 27 (36.99%) Software Testing
10 26 (35.62%) Test Automation
11 25 (34.25%) TDD
12 22 (30.14%) QA Automation
12 22 (30.14%) Manual Testing
13 19 (26.03%) Scrum
14 18 (24.66%) Regression Testing
14 18 (24.66%) C#
14 18 (24.66%) Mobile App
14 18 (24.66%) Exploratory Testing
15 16 (21.92%) Android
16 15 (20.55%) System Testing
16 15 (20.55%) Integration Testing
16 15 (20.55%) Mentoring
16 15 (20.55%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (19.18%) Context-Driven Testing
17 14 (19.18%) User Acceptance Testing
17 14 (19.18%) Ruby
18 13 (17.81%) GCP
18 13 (17.81%) Blog
18 13 (17.81%) Test Management
18 13 (17.81%) Multithreading

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) HTTP
1 1 (1.37%) SSL
1 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (53.42%) Selenium
2 34 (46.58%) Cucumber
3 33 (45.21%) WebDriver
4 8 (10.96%) Jenkins
4 8 (10.96%) SpecFlow
5 7 (9.59%) Jasmine
6 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
7 5 (6.85%) JIRA
7 5 (6.85%) JMeter
8 4 (5.48%) Appium
9 3 (4.11%) Gatling
9 3 (4.11%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.37%) Calabash
11 1 (1.37%) Capybara
11 1 (1.37%) Mercurial
11 1 (1.37%) PhantomJS
11 1 (1.37%) Robotium
11 1 (1.37%) RSpec
General
1 3 (4.11%) Automotive
1 3 (4.11%) Law
2 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.37%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Games
2 1 (1.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.59%) .NET
2 5 (6.85%) RESTful
3 3 (4.11%) HTML
3 3 (4.11%) SOAP
4 2 (2.74%) JSON
4 2 (2.74%) REST
4 2 (2.74%) Web Services
5 1 (1.37%) Ajax
5 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.37%) CSS
5 1 (1.37%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.37%) Guice
5 1 (1.37%) HTML5
5 1 (1.37%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) Mobile App
2 15 (20.55%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (17.81%) Blog
4 2 (2.74%) Fintech
5 1 (1.37%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.37%) iPad
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Android
2 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.74%) Windows
4 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (90.41%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (56.16%) BDD
3 31 (42.47%) Agile Testing
4 27 (36.99%) Software Testing
5 26 (35.62%) Test Automation
6 25 (34.25%) TDD
7 22 (30.14%) Manual Testing
7 22 (30.14%) QA Automation
8 19 (26.03%) Scrum
9 18 (24.66%) Exploratory Testing
9 18 (24.66%) Regression Testing
10 15 (20.55%) Integration Testing
10 15 (20.55%) Mentoring
10 15 (20.55%) System Testing
11 14 (19.18%) Context-Driven Testing
11 14 (19.18%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (17.81%) Multithreading
12 13 (17.81%) Test Management
13 12 (16.44%) Automated Testing
13 12 (16.44%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.90%) Java
2 18 (24.66%) C#
3 14 (19.18%) Ruby
4 12 (16.44%) Clojure
4 12 (16.44%) Scala
5 10 (13.70%) SQL
6 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.48%) Python
7 2 (2.74%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.37%) Groovy
8 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) ISEB
1 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.37%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (17.81%) GCP
3 2 (2.74%) WCAG
4 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.37%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
1 1 (1.37%) Rally
1 1 (1.37%) SAP
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
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