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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 262 278 295
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 44 65 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.52% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.57% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 41 55 32
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 £37,500 £35,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
9717 11453 11180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.63% 92.43% 93.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8364 9594 9818
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -1.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 80 (100.00%) QA
2 42 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (43.75%) Selenium
4 29 (36.25%) Java
5 27 (33.75%) Cucumber
6 26 (32.50%) WebDriver
6 26 (32.50%) Test Automation
7 24 (30.00%) Ruby
8 22 (27.50%) Automated Testing
8 22 (27.50%) Finance
9 20 (25.00%) Scrum
9 20 (25.00%) Manual Testing
10 19 (23.75%) Regression Testing
11 16 (20.00%) Test Scripting
11 16 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (17.50%) Android
12 14 (17.50%) SQL
12 14 (17.50%) Automation Testing
13 13 (16.25%) BDD
13 13 (16.25%) Git (software)
13 13 (16.25%) Degree
14 12 (15.00%) Subversion
14 12 (15.00%) Python
14 12 (15.00%) Windows
15 11 (13.75%) C#
15 11 (13.75%) TDD
15 11 (13.75%) Kanban
15 11 (13.75%) Mobile App
15 11 (13.75%) Apple iOS
16 10 (12.50%) Ansible

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (5.00%) TorqueBox
2 2 (2.50%) JBoss
3 1 (1.25%) Apache
3 1 (1.25%) CMS
3 1 (1.25%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) GitHub
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) Internet
2 3 (3.75%) VoIP
2 3 (3.75%) HTTP
3 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.25%) DNS
4 1 (1.25%) DSL
4 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) MySQL
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.25%) Redis
5 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (43.75%) Selenium
2 27 (33.75%) Cucumber
3 26 (32.50%) WebDriver
4 13 (16.25%) Git (software)
5 12 (15.00%) Subversion
6 10 (12.50%) Maven
7 9 (11.25%) JIRA
8 8 (10.00%) RSpec
9 7 (8.75%) TeamCity
10 6 (7.50%) WATIR
10 6 (7.50%) Jenkins
11 5 (6.25%) Appium
12 4 (5.00%) Calabash
13 3 (3.75%) JBehave
13 3 (3.75%) PHPUnit
13 3 (3.75%) JUnit
13 3 (3.75%) HP UFT
14 2 (2.50%) JMeter
14 2 (2.50%) Bugzilla
14 2 (2.50%) FitNesse
General
1 22 (27.50%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Marketing
3 5 (6.25%) Law
3 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.25%) Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Advertising
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
5 1 (1.25%) Games
5 1 (1.25%) Billing
5 1 (1.25%) Front Office
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) .NET
2 8 (10.00%) REST
3 7 (8.75%) SOAP
3 7 (8.75%) Web Services
4 6 (7.50%) Gherkin
5 4 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (5.00%) XML
5 4 (5.00%) JSON
6 3 (3.75%) HTML
7 2 (2.50%) HTML5
8 1 (1.25%) QuickFIX
8 1 (1.25%) Ultra Messaging
8 1 (1.25%) iOS SDK
8 1 (1.25%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.25%) WPF
8 1 (1.25%) RESTful
8 1 (1.25%) LAMP
8 1 (1.25%) Spring
8 1 (1.25%) XMPP
8 1 (1.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Mobile App
2 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.25%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.50%) iPhone
3 6 (7.50%) User Experience
4 5 (6.25%) Blackberry
5 4 (5.00%) Derivative
6 3 (3.75%) iPad
7 2 (2.50%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.25%) Statistics
8 1 (1.25%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.50%) Android
2 12 (15.00%) Windows
3 11 (13.75%) Apple iOS
4 6 (7.50%) Linux
5 5 (6.25%) UNIX
6 2 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.50%) Test Automation
3 22 (27.50%) Automated Testing
4 20 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 20 (25.00%) Scrum
5 19 (23.75%) Regression Testing
6 16 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 16 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (17.50%) Automation Testing
8 13 (16.25%) BDD
9 11 (13.75%) Kanban
9 11 (13.75%) TDD
10 10 (12.50%) OOP
11 9 (11.25%) Software Testing
12 8 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (8.75%) Software Engineering
13 7 (8.75%) CRM
13 7 (8.75%) User Stories
14 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
14 6 (7.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.25%) Java
2 24 (30.00%) Ruby
3 14 (17.50%) SQL
4 12 (15.00%) Python
5 11 (13.75%) C#
6 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.50%) PHP
7 5 (6.25%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.75%) VBScript
9 2 (2.50%) VBA
9 2 (2.50%) C
9 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.50%) C++
10 1 (1.25%) Perl
10 1 (1.25%) Groovy
10 1 (1.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) Degree
2 6 (7.50%) ISEB
3 3 (3.75%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) Ansible
2 6 (7.50%) Puppet
2 6 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.50%) Google
3 1 (1.25%) Reuters
3 1 (1.25%) VMware
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago