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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 198 234 297
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 32 27 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.41% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 32 25 34
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
5149 6644 10654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.91% 96.15% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4677 5889 9246
Median salary £57,500 £55,750 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.13% +5.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 48 (100.00%) QA
2 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (45.83%) Selenium
4 21 (43.75%) Test Automation
4 21 (43.75%) Java
5 19 (39.58%) BDD
5 19 (39.58%) Automated Testing
6 17 (35.42%) Regression Testing
7 15 (31.25%) WebDriver
7 15 (31.25%) Cucumber
8 13 (27.08%) Integration Testing
9 12 (25.00%) TDD
9 12 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 11 (22.92%) QA Automation
10 11 (22.92%) Stress Testing
10 11 (22.92%) Test Strategy
11 10 (20.83%) SaaS
11 10 (20.83%) B2B
11 10 (20.83%) Agile Testing
12 9 (18.75%) SQL
12 9 (18.75%) Scrum
13 8 (16.67%) Finance
13 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
13 8 (16.67%) Android
13 8 (16.67%) Software Testing
14 7 (14.58%) HTML
15 6 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
15 6 (12.50%) Mobile App
15 6 (12.50%) C#
15 6 (12.50%) Python

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 10 (20.83%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
1 1 (2.08%) SSL
1 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (45.83%) Selenium
2 15 (31.25%) Cucumber
2 15 (31.25%) WebDriver
3 5 (10.42%) JIRA
3 5 (10.42%) SpecFlow
4 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.33%) Jasmine
4 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.17%) Mocha
5 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.08%) Appium
6 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.08%) Capybara
6 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.08%) Hudson
6 1 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.08%) PhantomJS
6 1 (2.08%) Robotium
6 1 (2.08%) RSpec
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
2 3 (6.25%) Law
3 2 (4.17%) Back Office
3 2 (4.17%) Front Office
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) HTML
2 6 (12.50%) HTML5
3 4 (8.33%) .NET
3 4 (8.33%) SOAP
4 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.25%) REST
5 2 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (4.17%) JSON
6 1 (2.08%) Ajax
6 1 (2.08%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.08%) Guice
6 1 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Blog
3 2 (4.17%) Credit Derivative
3 2 (4.17%) Derivative
3 2 (4.17%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.17%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.08%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Android
2 5 (10.42%) Unix
3 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.17%) Windows
5 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (43.75%) Test Automation
3 19 (39.58%) Automated Testing
3 19 (39.58%) BDD
4 17 (35.42%) Regression Testing
5 13 (27.08%) Integration Testing
6 12 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 12 (25.00%) TDD
7 11 (22.92%) QA Automation
7 11 (22.92%) Stress Testing
7 11 (22.92%) Test Strategy
8 10 (20.83%) Agile Testing
8 10 (20.83%) B2B
9 9 (18.75%) Scrum
10 8 (16.67%) Software Testing
11 6 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
11 6 (12.50%) Manual Testing
12 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
12 5 (10.42%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) Java
2 9 (18.75%) SQL
3 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.50%) C#
4 6 (12.50%) Python
5 4 (8.33%) Ruby
6 2 (4.17%) C++
6 2 (4.17%) Clojure
6 2 (4.17%) PHP
6 2 (4.17%) Scala
6 2 (4.17%) VBScript
7 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.08%) Groovy
7 1 (2.08%) Perl
7 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) ISEB
1 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (8.33%) GCP
3 1 (2.08%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.08%) Google
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Health,pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life, Gym, + More
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + good bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £62100 - £82800 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago