The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 444 403 386
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 192 271 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.55% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.59% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 146 235 225
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.56% +5.71%
QA Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41649 46201 43088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.55% 93.84% 93.97%
Number of salaries quoted 35125 38133 36385
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
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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 +23 34 £46,250 +23.33% 11
Teddington - 2 £29,750 -
Hammersmith -6 1 £41,000 +17.14%
Surbiton - 1 £32,500 -
Southwark - 1 £28,500 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 370 (100.00%) QA
2 276 (74.59%) Agile Software Development
3 194 (52.43%) Selenium
4 143 (38.65%) Cucumber
5 134 (36.22%) Test Automation
6 131 (35.41%) SQL
7 127 (34.32%) Java
7 127 (34.32%) Automated Testing
7 127 (34.32%) BDD
8 124 (33.51%) WebDriver
9 104 (28.11%) Scrum
10 102 (27.57%) Manual Testing
11 99 (26.76%) Test Scripting
12 85 (22.97%) TDD
13 79 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
14 77 (20.81%) Regression Testing
14 77 (20.81%) Gherkin
15 73 (19.73%) Finance
16 71 (19.19%) Ruby
17 68 (18.38%) JIRA
18 67 (18.11%) C#
19 66 (17.84%) Git (software)
20 60 (16.22%) Linux
21 59 (15.95%) JavaScript
21 59 (15.95%) E-Commerce
21 59 (15.95%) Android
22 58 (15.68%) Degree
23 57 (15.41%) Jenkins
24 55 (14.86%) Mobile App
24 55 (14.86%) Web Services

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 7 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.62%) CMS
3 5 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.81%) WordPress
4 3 (0.81%) Confluence
4 3 (0.81%) Node.js
5 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.27%) Apache
6 1 (0.27%) uiautomator
Applications
1 12 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.81%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.35%) SaaS
2 5 (1.35%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.08%) GitHub
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.86%) Internet
2 8 (2.16%) HTTP
3 6 (1.62%) DSL
4 5 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.35%) DNS
5 2 (0.54%) Intranet
5 2 (0.54%) GPRS
5 2 (0.54%) GSM
5 2 (0.54%) 3GPP
5 2 (0.54%) UMTS
5 2 (0.54%) Wireless
5 2 (0.54%) HSDPA
5 2 (0.54%) 2G
5 2 (0.54%) 3G
5 2 (0.54%) HSUPA
5 2 (0.54%) NAS
5 2 (0.54%) WCDMA
6 1 (0.27%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.27%) HSPA
6 1 (0.27%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.92%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (6.76%) MySQL
3 21 (5.68%) Relational Database
4 16 (4.32%) SQL Server
5 15 (4.05%) DB2
6 12 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.16%) Oracle ODI
9 6 (1.62%) OLTP
9 6 (1.62%) OLAP
10 5 (1.35%) Oracle OLAP
10 5 (1.35%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.08%) Big Data
12 3 (0.81%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.81%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.54%) Redis
14 1 (0.27%) IBM InfoSphere
14 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.27%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 194 (52.43%) Selenium
2 143 (38.65%) Cucumber
3 124 (33.51%) WebDriver
4 68 (18.38%) JIRA
5 66 (17.84%) Git (software)
6 57 (15.41%) Jenkins
7 47 (12.70%) QuickTest Pro
8 44 (11.89%) Subversion
9 35 (9.46%) Visual Studio
10 33 (8.92%) RSpec
11 30 (8.11%) JUnit
12 29 (7.84%) Calabash
13 24 (6.49%) JMeter
14 21 (5.68%) Maven
14 21 (5.68%) TeamCity
15 20 (5.41%) Firebug
16 19 (5.14%) Fiddler
16 19 (5.14%) TestNG
17 17 (4.59%) Capybara
18 16 (4.32%) Appium
General
1 73 (19.73%) Finance
2 42 (11.35%) Games
3 18 (4.86%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.59%) Polish Language
5 14 (3.78%) Marketing
6 11 (2.97%) Online Betting
6 11 (2.97%) Retail
6 11 (2.97%) Advertising
7 7 (1.89%) Publishing
7 7 (1.89%) Banking
8 5 (1.35%) Law
9 3 (0.81%) Legal
9 3 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (20.81%) Gherkin
2 55 (14.86%) Web Services
3 37 (10.00%) .NET
4 35 (9.46%) XML
5 33 (8.92%) HTML
6 26 (7.03%) CSS
7 22 (5.95%) JSON
8 20 (5.41%) RESTful
8 20 (5.41%) SOAP
9 15 (4.05%) REST
10 11 (2.97%) Ajax
11 8 (2.16%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 7 (1.89%) Regular Expression
12 7 (1.89%) XMPP
13 6 (1.62%) Hibernate
13 6 (1.62%) jQuery
13 6 (1.62%) Spring
14 4 (1.08%) Java EE
15 3 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
15 3 (0.81%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.86%) Mobile App
2 52 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (12.16%) Computer Science
4 41 (11.08%) Open Source
5 24 (6.49%) Online Gambling
6 18 (4.86%) Management Information System
7 13 (3.51%) Blackberry
7 13 (3.51%) User Experience
8 11 (2.97%) iPhone
9 10 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (2.43%) iPad
10 9 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (2.16%) Data Structures
11 8 (2.16%) Online Games
12 6 (1.62%) Social Gaming
13 5 (1.35%) Data Integration
13 5 (1.35%) Photography
13 5 (1.35%) Spread Betting
14 4 (1.08%) Social Network
14 4 (1.08%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 60 (16.22%) Linux
2 59 (15.95%) Android
3 50 (13.51%) Apple iOS
4 45 (12.16%) Windows
5 34 (9.19%) UNIX
6 11 (2.97%) Mac OS
6 11 (2.97%) Windows Phone
7 6 (1.62%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (1.35%) VMS
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.27%) Debian
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.27%) CentOS
9 1 (0.27%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (74.59%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (36.22%) Test Automation
3 127 (34.32%) BDD
3 127 (34.32%) Automated Testing
4 104 (28.11%) Scrum
5 102 (27.57%) Manual Testing
6 99 (26.76%) Test Scripting
7 85 (22.97%) TDD
8 79 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
9 77 (20.81%) Regression Testing
10 59 (15.95%) E-Commerce
11 48 (12.97%) User Stories
12 40 (10.81%) Software Testing
12 40 (10.81%) Performance Testing
13 39 (10.54%) Automation Testing
14 38 (10.27%) Integration Testing
15 36 (9.73%) Continuous Delivery
16 31 (8.38%) Test Strategy
17 27 (7.30%) Test Planning
18 26 (7.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 131 (35.41%) SQL
2 127 (34.32%) Java
3 71 (19.19%) Ruby
4 67 (18.11%) C#
5 59 (15.95%) JavaScript
6 30 (8.11%) Python
7 21 (5.68%) PHP
8 13 (3.51%) Objective-C
9 12 (3.24%) Groovy
9 12 (3.24%) Scala
9 12 (3.24%) C
10 10 (2.70%) C++
11 9 (2.43%) VBScript
12 8 (2.16%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.08%) Perl
13 4 (1.08%) VB
13 4 (1.08%) Clojure
14 3 (0.81%) XPath
14 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 58 (15.68%) Degree
2 39 (10.54%) ISEB
3 18 (4.86%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 370 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (2.97%) Puppet
2 6 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.62%) Ansible
3 5 (1.35%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.27%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.27%) Oozie
5 1 (0.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 37 (10.00%) Oracle
2 8 (2.16%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.89%) Google
4 6 (1.62%) VMware
5 4 (1.08%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.08%) Facebook
5 4 (1.08%) Progress
6 2 (0.54%) Sony
7 1 (0.27%) Cerillion
7 1 (0.27%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.27%) IBM
7 1 (0.27%) SAP
7 1 (0.27%) Intel
7 1 (0.27%) Nokia
7 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.27%) Reuters
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £44000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary dependant on expierence
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,0000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,0000-65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago