The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 262 284 292
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 64 33 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 54 33 35
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11226 11158 12260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.28% 93.11% 93.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9412 9778 11182
Average salary £52,500 £53,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.86% -2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,200 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Engineer
London

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014, 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.

1 110 (100.00%) QA
2 52 (47.27%) Selenium
3 36 (32.73%) JIRA
4 35 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (30.00%) Degree
5 33 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 31 (28.18%) Finance
7 30 (27.27%) Automated Testing
8 24 (21.82%) Test Automation
8 24 (21.82%) Cucumber
9 23 (20.91%) WebDriver
10 22 (20.00%) Java
11 21 (19.09%) C#
11 21 (19.09%) SQL
12 19 (17.27%) Linux
12 19 (17.27%) Regression Testing
13 18 (16.36%) BDD
13 18 (16.36%) Scrum
13 18 (16.36%) Python
14 17 (15.45%) E-Commerce
15 16 (14.55%) Open Source
15 16 (14.55%) Test Strategy
15 16 (14.55%) Gherkin
16 15 (13.64%) Hudson
16 15 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
16 15 (13.64%) Windows
16 15 (13.64%) JMeter
16 15 (13.64%) Subversion
17 13 (11.82%) User Stories
18 12 (10.91%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 11 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.73%) Confluence
3 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.91%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.64%) MS Office
3 3 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.91%) Maya
4 1 (0.91%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.91%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) Internet
2 1 (0.91%) HTTP
2 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.27%) MySQL
2 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.91%) Redis
3 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (47.27%) Selenium
2 36 (32.73%) JIRA
3 24 (21.82%) Cucumber
4 23 (20.91%) WebDriver
5 15 (13.64%) Hudson
5 15 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
5 15 (13.64%) JMeter
5 15 (13.64%) Subversion
6 11 (10.00%) Maven
7 7 (6.36%) Robotium
7 7 (6.36%) Git (software)
8 6 (5.45%) SpecFlow
9 5 (4.55%) Gradle
9 5 (4.55%) Jenkins
9 5 (4.55%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.73%) JUnit
10 3 (2.73%) AppScan
10 3 (2.73%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.73%) PHPUnit
10 3 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (28.18%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.45%) Retail
4 4 (3.64%) Front Office
4 4 (3.64%) Back Office
5 3 (2.73%) Games
5 3 (2.73%) Banking
6 2 (1.82%) Electronics
7 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.91%) Billing
7 1 (0.91%) Marketing
7 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.55%) Gherkin
2 12 (10.91%) .NET
3 7 (6.36%) HTML
3 7 (6.36%) CSS
4 5 (4.55%) XML
4 5 (4.55%) jQuery
5 4 (3.64%) Web Services
6 3 (2.73%) SOAP
7 2 (1.82%) HTML5
7 2 (1.82%) RESTful
7 2 (1.82%) CSS3
7 2 (1.82%) JSON
7 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.91%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.91%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.55%) Open Source
2 11 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.27%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.64%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.64%) Animation
4 4 (3.64%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.82%) Derivative
5 2 (1.82%) Streaming Music
5 2 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.91%) Handset
6 1 (0.91%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.91%) Speech Recognition
6 1 (0.91%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.27%) Linux
2 15 (13.64%) Windows
3 5 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.64%) Android
4 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.91%) UNIX
5 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 30 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 24 (21.82%) Test Automation
5 19 (17.27%) Regression Testing
6 18 (16.36%) BDD
6 18 (16.36%) Scrum
7 17 (15.45%) E-Commerce
8 16 (14.55%) Test Strategy
9 13 (11.82%) User Stories
10 11 (10.00%) Software Testing
10 11 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (9.09%) Manual Testing
12 9 (8.18%) Test Management
12 9 (8.18%) Automation Testing
13 8 (7.27%) Waterfall
14 7 (6.36%) Performance Testing
15 6 (5.45%) System Testing
15 6 (5.45%) Integration Testing
15 6 (5.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.00%) Java
2 21 (19.09%) C#
2 21 (19.09%) SQL
3 18 (16.36%) Python
4 12 (10.91%) PHP
5 11 (10.00%) Ruby
6 8 (7.27%) C++
7 7 (6.36%) Perl
8 5 (4.55%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.73%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.91%) C
10 1 (0.91%) XPath
10 1 (0.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (30.00%) Degree
2 11 (10.00%) ISEB
3 10 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.82%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 11 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (3.64%) Cerillion
1 4 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (3.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.73%) IBM
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle
3 2 (1.82%) SAP
3 2 (1.82%) Informatica
4 1 (0.91%) HP
4 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.91%) JD Edwards
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum £30,000-£40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + EQUITY
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: £40,000 per annum Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 days ago