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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 229 268 267
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 20 42 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.43% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.45% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 20 42 57
Median salary £48,750 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +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
5944 9331 11494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.89% 95.20% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5429 8035 9605
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 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 82 (100.00%) QA
2 69 (84.15%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (62.20%) Java
4 50 (60.98%) Selenium
4 50 (60.98%) BDD
5 43 (52.44%) WebDriver
5 43 (52.44%) Cucumber
6 34 (41.46%) Agile Testing
7 32 (39.02%) TDD
8 31 (37.80%) Test Automation
9 29 (35.37%) QA Automation
10 27 (32.93%) Software Testing
11 25 (30.49%) Manual Testing
11 25 (30.49%) Ruby
12 22 (26.83%) C#
13 20 (24.39%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (24.39%) Regression Testing
14 19 (23.17%) Scrum
14 19 (23.17%) Exploratory Testing
15 18 (21.95%) Mobile App
15 18 (21.95%) OOP
16 17 (20.73%) Android
16 17 (20.73%) Clojure
16 17 (20.73%) Scala
16 17 (20.73%) Context-Driven Testing
17 16 (19.51%) Jenkins
17 16 (19.51%) System Testing
18 15 (18.29%) Automated Testing
18 15 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (17.07%) Mentoring

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 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 50 (60.98%) Selenium
2 43 (52.44%) Cucumber
2 43 (52.44%) WebDriver
3 16 (19.51%) Jenkins
4 10 (12.20%) JMeter
5 9 (10.98%) JIRA
6 7 (8.54%) SpecFlow
7 6 (7.32%) Jasmine
7 6 (7.32%) Mercurial
8 5 (6.10%) Appium
8 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
8 5 (6.10%) WATIR
9 4 (4.88%) SoapUI
10 3 (3.66%) Gatling
10 3 (3.66%) Robot Framework
11 1 (1.22%) Calabash
11 1 (1.22%) Capybara
11 1 (1.22%) Hudson
11 1 (1.22%) PhantomJS
11 1 (1.22%) Robotium
General
1 4 (4.88%) Law
2 3 (3.66%) Automotive
2 3 (3.66%) Retail
3 2 (2.44%) Publishing
4 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) RESTful
2 6 (7.32%) .NET
3 5 (6.10%) Web Services
4 4 (4.88%) HTML
4 4 (4.88%) JSON
4 4 (4.88%) SOAP
5 3 (3.66%) CSS
5 3 (3.66%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.44%) REST
6 2 (2.44%) Swagger
7 1 (1.22%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.95%) Mobile App
2 15 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (14.63%) Blog
4 5 (6.10%) iPad
5 3 (3.66%) Fintech
6 1 (1.22%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.22%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.22%) Tandem
6 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.73%) Android
2 4 (4.88%) Linux
3 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (84.15%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (60.98%) BDD
3 34 (41.46%) Agile Testing
4 32 (39.02%) TDD
5 31 (37.80%) Test Automation
6 29 (35.37%) QA Automation
7 27 (32.93%) Software Testing
8 25 (30.49%) Manual Testing
9 20 (24.39%) Regression Testing
9 20 (24.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (23.17%) Exploratory Testing
10 19 (23.17%) Scrum
11 18 (21.95%) OOP
12 17 (20.73%) Context-Driven Testing
13 16 (19.51%) System Testing
14 15 (18.29%) Automated Testing
15 14 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (17.07%) Integration Testing
15 14 (17.07%) Mentoring
15 14 (17.07%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 51 (62.20%) Java
2 25 (30.49%) Ruby
3 22 (26.83%) C#
4 17 (20.73%) Clojure
4 17 (20.73%) Scala
5 10 (12.20%) SQL
6 6 (7.32%) Python
7 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.44%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.22%) Groovy
9 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) ISEB
1 6 (7.32%) ISTQB
2 5 (6.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (14.63%) GCP
3 2 (2.44%) WCAG
4 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.22%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (6.10%) Rally
1 5 (6.10%) SAP
2 1 (1.22%) WorldPay
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Talent Point
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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Talent Point
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago