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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 214 301 278
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 51 17 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.16% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.17% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 46 14 41
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £33,250 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
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
6345 9909 9973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5708 8596 8486
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 79 (100.00%) QA
2 49 (62.03%) Selenium
3 39 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (48.10%) Java
4 38 (48.10%) Cucumber
4 38 (48.10%) BDD
5 35 (44.30%) WebDriver
6 30 (37.97%) Test Automation
7 27 (34.18%) Automated Testing
8 26 (32.91%) Jenkins
9 23 (29.11%) API Testing
9 23 (29.11%) TDD
10 22 (27.85%) Ruby
11 19 (24.05%) C#
12 18 (22.78%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (22.78%) Manual Testing
13 17 (21.52%) Automation Testing
14 16 (20.25%) SQL
15 15 (18.99%) Android
15 15 (18.99%) Test Strategy
16 14 (17.72%) User Stories
16 14 (17.72%) Fintech
16 14 (17.72%) Test Scripting
16 14 (17.72%) E-Commerce
17 13 (16.46%) Scrum
17 13 (16.46%) SDLC
17 13 (16.46%) QA Automation
18 12 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (15.19%) Degree
18 12 (15.19%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (5.06%) CMS
2 3 (3.80%) TorqueBox
3 1 (1.27%) Apache
3 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) HTTP
2 3 (3.80%) Internet
3 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.53%) VoIP
4 1 (1.27%) DNS
4 1 (1.27%) DSL
4 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) MySQL
2 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (62.03%) Selenium
2 38 (48.10%) Cucumber
3 35 (44.30%) WebDriver
4 26 (32.91%) Jenkins
5 12 (15.19%) JIRA
6 9 (11.39%) JMeter
6 9 (11.39%) WATIR
7 8 (10.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (10.13%) Mercurial
8 7 (8.86%) SpecFlow
9 6 (7.59%) Xcode
10 5 (6.33%) Appium
10 5 (6.33%) SoapUI
11 3 (3.80%) Android Studio
11 3 (3.80%) eggPlant
11 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
11 3 (3.80%) Spock
11 3 (3.80%) TestNG
12 2 (2.53%) JBehave
12 2 (2.53%) RSpec
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Billing
4 2 (2.53%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) XML
2 7 (8.86%) Gherkin
2 7 (8.86%) Web Services
3 4 (5.06%) SOAP
4 3 (3.80%) .NET
4 3 (3.80%) Behat
4 3 (3.80%) HTML
4 3 (3.80%) JSON
4 3 (3.80%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (3.80%) REST
5 2 (2.53%) XMPP
6 1 (1.27%) CSS
6 1 (1.27%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.27%) iOS SDK
6 1 (1.27%) Java EE
6 1 (1.27%) LAMP
6 1 (1.27%) RESTful
6 1 (1.27%) Swagger
6 1 (1.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Fintech
2 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.13%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.13%) iPad
4 5 (6.33%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.80%) iPhone
5 3 (3.80%) User Experience
6 2 (2.53%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.53%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.53%) mHealth
6 2 (2.53%) Tandem
7 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.27%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.27%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) Android
2 11 (13.92%) Linux
3 8 (10.13%) Apple iOS
4 7 (8.86%) Windows
5 6 (7.59%) Unix
6 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (48.10%) BDD
3 30 (37.97%) Test Automation
4 27 (34.18%) Automated Testing
5 23 (29.11%) API Testing
5 23 (29.11%) TDD
6 18 (22.78%) Manual Testing
6 18 (22.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (21.52%) Automation Testing
8 15 (18.99%) Test Strategy
9 14 (17.72%) E-Commerce
9 14 (17.72%) Test Scripting
9 14 (17.72%) User Stories
10 13 (16.46%) QA Automation
10 13 (16.46%) Scrum
10 13 (16.46%) SDLC
11 12 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (13.92%) Regression Testing
13 10 (12.66%) Non-Functional Testing
14 8 (10.13%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 38 (48.10%) Java
2 22 (27.85%) Ruby
3 19 (24.05%) C#
4 16 (20.25%) SQL
5 10 (12.66%) Groovy
6 7 (8.86%) Python
7 6 (7.59%) PHP
8 5 (6.33%) C
9 3 (3.80%) C++
10 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.53%) Perl
11 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Degree
2 9 (11.39%) ISEB
2 9 (11.39%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) SDET
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Ansible
2 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) Rally
1 7 (8.86%) SAP
2 2 (2.53%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.53%) WorldPay
3 1 (1.27%) HP
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago