The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 14 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 London region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 353 431 437
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 330 171 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.68% 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.41% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 298 162 180
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45113 41283 49396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.47% 93.61% 94.47%
Number of salaries quoted 37959 34693 43064
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the London region.

QA Engineer Salary Trend in London

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in London

QA Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +32 61 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Croydon +5 7 £47,500 +5.55%
Surbiton - 6 £39,000 -
Ealing +19 2 £40,000 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 615 (100.00%) QA
2 368 (59.84%) Selenium
3 274 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
4 201 (32.68%) Java
5 182 (29.59%) SQL
6 174 (28.29%) Degree
7 163 (26.50%) Scrum
7 163 (26.50%) Automated Testing
8 162 (26.34%) WebDriver
9 159 (25.85%) Test Scripting
10 155 (25.20%) Cucumber
11 153 (24.88%) JIRA
12 147 (23.90%) BDD
12 147 (23.90%) Test Automation
13 146 (23.74%) Finance
14 131 (21.30%) TDD
15 110 (17.89%) C#
16 109 (17.72%) Python
17 108 (17.56%) Linux
18 95 (15.45%) Manual Testing
19 90 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
19 90 (14.63%) Regression Testing
19 90 (14.63%) JavaScript
19 90 (14.63%) .NET
20 78 (12.68%) Ruby
21 77 (12.52%) Automation Testing
22 73 (11.87%) Software Engineering
23 71 (11.54%) MySQL
24 67 (10.89%) E-Commerce
25 65 (10.57%) PHP

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 28 (4.55%) Confluence
2 24 (3.90%) Tomcat
3 11 (1.79%) Node.js
4 5 (0.81%) CMS
5 4 (0.65%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.33%) Apache
6 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.16%) Lync
Applications
1 33 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.81%) MS Office
3 3 (0.49%) Maya
3 3 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 17 (2.76%) Magento
2 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.16%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.30%) SaaS
3 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.93%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.79%) HTTP
3 7 (1.14%) Internet
4 6 (0.98%) Firewall
4 6 (0.98%) DNS
4 6 (0.98%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.65%) SSL
5 4 (0.65%) WAN
5 4 (0.65%) LDAP
5 4 (0.65%) LAN
6 2 (0.33%) DVB
7 1 (0.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (11.54%) MySQL
2 31 (5.04%) SQL Server
3 30 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 24 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (2.60%) Big Data
6 15 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.79%) DB2
9 10 (1.63%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.63%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.30%) Redis
10 8 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (1.14%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 1 (0.16%) HBase
14 1 (0.16%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 368 (59.84%) Selenium
2 162 (26.34%) WebDriver
3 155 (25.20%) Cucumber
4 153 (24.88%) JIRA
5 54 (8.78%) Subversion
6 47 (7.64%) SoapUI
7 45 (7.32%) QuickTest Pro
7 45 (7.32%) Git (software)
8 41 (6.67%) Maven
9 39 (6.34%) JUnit
9 39 (6.34%) JMeter
10 38 (6.18%) FitNesse
11 35 (5.69%) Hudson
12 29 (4.72%) PHPUnit
13 28 (4.55%) Capybara
14 27 (4.39%) Jenkins
14 27 (4.39%) WATIR
15 26 (4.23%) Calabash
15 26 (4.23%) SpecFlow
15 26 (4.23%) JBehave
General
1 146 (23.74%) Finance
2 33 (5.37%) Games
3 22 (3.58%) Retail
4 20 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.28%) Front Office
6 12 (1.95%) Banking
7 9 (1.46%) Marketing
7 9 (1.46%) Back Office
8 8 (1.30%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.98%) Publishing
10 5 (0.81%) Online Betting
10 5 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.81%) Advertising
11 3 (0.49%) Music Industry
11 3 (0.49%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) Law
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.16%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (14.63%) .NET
2 58 (9.43%) Gherkin
3 57 (9.27%) Web Services
4 42 (6.83%) XML
5 37 (6.02%) SOAP
6 35 (5.69%) HTML
7 32 (5.20%) CSS
8 31 (5.04%) .NET Framework
9 19 (3.09%) J2EE
10 13 (2.11%) RESTful
11 10 (1.63%) jQuery
11 10 (1.63%) REST
12 8 (1.30%) Natural Language Processing
12 8 (1.30%) HTML5
12 8 (1.30%) Spring
13 7 (1.14%) CGI
14 6 (0.98%) ActiveMQ
14 6 (0.98%) ASP.NET
14 6 (0.98%) Django
15 5 (0.81%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.59%) Computer Science
2 52 (8.46%) Open Source
3 46 (7.48%) Mobile App
4 29 (4.72%) Client/Server
5 26 (4.23%) Mathematics
6 22 (3.58%) Online Gambling
7 19 (3.09%) Derivative
8 15 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.79%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.30%) Animation
10 8 (1.30%) iPad
11 7 (1.14%) Social Media
11 7 (1.14%) iPhone
12 5 (0.81%) Online Games
12 5 (0.81%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.65%) Spread Betting
13 4 (0.65%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.49%) Speech Recognition
14 3 (0.49%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 108 (17.56%) Linux
2 56 (9.11%) UNIX
3 52 (8.46%) Windows
4 51 (8.29%) Android
5 44 (7.15%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.81%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.49%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (26.50%) Scrum
2 163 (26.50%) Automated Testing
3 159 (25.85%) Test Scripting
4 147 (23.90%) Test Automation
4 147 (23.90%) BDD
5 131 (21.30%) TDD
6 95 (15.45%) Manual Testing
7 90 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
7 90 (14.63%) Regression Testing
8 77 (12.52%) Automation Testing
9 73 (11.87%) Software Engineering
10 67 (10.89%) E-Commerce
11 65 (10.57%) Test Strategy
12 58 (9.43%) Integration Testing
13 55 (8.94%) User Stories
14 53 (8.62%) System Testing
15 50 (8.13%) Software Testing
16 40 (6.50%) Performance Testing
17 37 (6.02%) OO
Programming Languages
1 201 (32.68%) Java
2 182 (29.59%) SQL
3 110 (17.89%) C#
4 109 (17.72%) Python
5 90 (14.63%) JavaScript
6 78 (12.68%) Ruby
7 65 (10.57%) PHP
8 35 (5.69%) C++
9 28 (4.55%) Perl
10 14 (2.28%) Scala
11 12 (1.95%) Objective-C
12 6 (0.98%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.81%) VBA
14 4 (0.65%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.33%) PowerHouse
15 2 (0.33%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.33%) Groovy
15 2 (0.33%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.16%) Golang
Qualifications
1 174 (28.29%) Degree
2 63 (10.24%) ISEB
3 45 (7.32%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.49%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.33%) HND
7 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 615 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.33%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.49%) Gluster
3 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (7.48%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (6.34%) Microsoft
1 39 (6.34%) Oracle
2 15 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (1.79%) Cerillion
4 9 (1.46%) JD Edwards
5 7 (1.14%) IBM
6 4 (0.65%) HP
6 4 (0.65%) Informatica
6 4 (0.65%) Facebook
7 3 (0.49%) VMware
8 2 (0.33%) Twitter
8 2 (0.33%) SAP
9 1 (0.16%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.16%) SimCorp
9 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.16%) Charles River
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum +10% bonus+Share Options+Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Bens Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: £40,000 per annum Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: competitive depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
West London
Agilisys Professional Services Ltd
Salary: Flexible based on experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Hammersmith
Agilisys
Salary: Flexible based on experience
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pay review, bonus, pension, holiday
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago