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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 294 281 271
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 20 42 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.38% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.41% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 18 38 44
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £27,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +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
9698 10369 10363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.24% 92.70% 93.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8264 8719 9211
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 44 (100.00%) QA
2 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (59.09%) Selenium
4 21 (47.73%) SQL
5 20 (45.45%) WebDriver
6 18 (40.91%) Java
7 16 (36.36%) Automation Testing
8 13 (29.55%) Linux
8 13 (29.55%) Automated Testing
9 12 (27.27%) Cucumber
9 12 (27.27%) Windows
10 11 (25.00%) Finance
10 11 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (25.00%) Manual Testing
11 9 (20.45%) Subversion
11 9 (20.45%) Ruby
11 9 (20.45%) JIRA
11 9 (20.45%) Regression Testing
11 9 (20.45%) C#
12 8 (18.18%) Degree
12 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
13 7 (15.91%) Android
13 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
13 7 (15.91%) C
13 7 (15.91%) Web Services
13 7 (15.91%) CRM
13 7 (15.91%) ISEB
13 7 (15.91%) Scrum
13 7 (15.91%) Mobile App
14 6 (13.64%) SpecFlow

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Internet
2 2 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) Redis
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (59.09%) Selenium
2 20 (45.45%) WebDriver
3 12 (27.27%) Cucumber
4 9 (20.45%) JIRA
4 9 (20.45%) Subversion
5 6 (13.64%) TeamCity
5 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
5 6 (13.64%) SpecFlow
6 5 (11.36%) Calabash
6 5 (11.36%) Bugzilla
7 4 (9.09%) JUnit
7 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
8 3 (6.82%) Appium
8 3 (6.82%) TestNG
8 3 (6.82%) Maven
9 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
9 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (4.55%) RSpec
10 1 (2.27%) QADirector
10 1 (2.27%) WebLOAD
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.82%) Law
3 3 (6.82%) Advertising
3 3 (6.82%) Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Games
4 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Front Office
5 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) Web Services
2 3 (6.82%) XMPP
3 2 (4.55%) .NET
3 2 (4.55%) REST
3 2 (4.55%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.27%) HTML
4 1 (2.27%) CSS
4 1 (2.27%) JSP
4 1 (2.27%) Servlets
4 1 (2.27%) JSON
4 1 (2.27%) RESTful
4 1 (2.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.82%) Spread Betting
3 3 (6.82%) User Experience
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Open Source
4 2 (4.55%) Social Media
4 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.55%) Streaming Video
4 2 (4.55%) Statistics
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.27%) iPhone
5 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Linux
2 12 (27.27%) Windows
3 7 (15.91%) Android
4 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.09%) UNIX
6 3 (6.82%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) Automation Testing
3 13 (29.55%) Automated Testing
4 11 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 9 (20.45%) Regression Testing
6 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
7 7 (15.91%) Scrum
7 7 (15.91%) CRM
8 6 (13.64%) BDD
9 5 (11.36%) Test Scripting
9 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
10 4 (9.09%) TDD
11 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.82%) Test Strategy
11 3 (6.82%) User Stories
11 3 (6.82%) V-Model
12 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
12 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) SQL
2 18 (40.91%) Java
3 9 (20.45%) C#
3 9 (20.45%) Ruby
4 7 (15.91%) C
5 5 (11.36%) C++
6 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.82%) Python
6 3 (6.82%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.55%) PHP
7 2 (4.55%) Groovy
8 1 (2.27%) Scala
8 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 7 (15.91%) ISEB
3 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
1 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (9.09%) Cerillion
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Reuters
2 1 (2.27%) VMware
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