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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 291 268 259
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 19 46 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.44% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.48% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 18 44 55
Average salary £40,750 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.44% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,500 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,850 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
9613 9633 10230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 92.91% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8403 8235 9203
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,501 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 January 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 January 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 57 (100.00%) QA
2 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (43.86%) SQL
4 24 (42.11%) Selenium
5 21 (36.84%) WebDriver
6 19 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 17 (29.82%) Java
8 16 (28.07%) Finance
9 14 (24.56%) Linux
9 14 (24.56%) Degree
10 13 (22.81%) Windows
11 12 (21.05%) JIRA
11 12 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (19.30%) Manual Testing
12 11 (19.30%) C#
12 11 (19.30%) Automation Testing
13 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (17.54%) Cucumber
14 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
14 9 (15.79%) ISEB
14 9 (15.79%) Waterfall
15 8 (14.04%) SpecFlow
15 8 (14.04%) DevOps
15 8 (14.04%) TDD
15 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
15 8 (14.04%) Scrum
15 8 (14.04%) Regression Testing
15 8 (14.04%) TeamCity
16 7 (12.28%) Subversion
17 6 (10.53%) Cerillion

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) DSL
2 1 (1.75%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) DNS
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.26%) MySQL
4 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (42.11%) Selenium
2 21 (36.84%) WebDriver
3 12 (21.05%) JIRA
4 10 (17.54%) Cucumber
5 8 (14.04%) SpecFlow
5 8 (14.04%) TeamCity
6 7 (12.28%) Subversion
7 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
8 4 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (7.02%) Bugzilla
8 4 (7.02%) JUnit
9 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
9 3 (5.26%) TestNG
9 3 (5.26%) Gradle
10 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
10 2 (3.51%) Calabash
10 2 (3.51%) Geb
10 2 (3.51%) RSpec
11 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.75%) Xcode
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.02%) Legal
4 3 (5.26%) Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Marketing
5 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Front Office
5 2 (3.51%) Advertising
5 2 (3.51%) Law
5 2 (3.51%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) Web Services
2 3 (5.26%) XMPP
3 2 (3.51%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.51%) Spring
3 2 (3.51%) .NET
4 1 (1.75%) XML
4 1 (1.75%) JSON
4 1 (1.75%) Android SDK
4 1 (1.75%) iOS SDK
4 1 (1.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.26%) Spread Betting
6 2 (3.51%) Derivative
6 2 (3.51%) Open Source
6 2 (3.51%) Social Media
6 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.51%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.75%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.75%) iPhone
7 1 (1.75%) Statistics
7 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Linux
2 13 (22.81%) Windows
3 6 (10.53%) Android
3 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.77%) UNIX
4 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.26%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 12 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (19.30%) Manual Testing
4 11 (19.30%) Automation Testing
5 9 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 8 (14.04%) DevOps
6 8 (14.04%) TDD
6 8 (14.04%) Scrum
6 8 (14.04%) Regression Testing
7 6 (10.53%) CRM
8 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.77%) Test Automation
8 5 (8.77%) BDD
8 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
9 4 (7.02%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.26%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.26%) Test Strategy
10 3 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) SQL
2 17 (29.82%) Java
3 11 (19.30%) C#
4 6 (10.53%) C
5 5 (8.77%) C++
5 5 (8.77%) Python
5 5 (8.77%) Ruby
6 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.26%) Perl
7 2 (3.51%) Groovy
8 1 (1.75%) PHP
8 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Degree
2 9 (15.79%) ISEB
3 5 (8.77%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) AppDNA
1 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Cerillion
1 6 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle
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