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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 398 433 393
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 242 206 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.45% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.48% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 212 176 241
Average salary £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
42480 42653 45259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.92% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35743 35970 38991
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 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 October 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 24 October 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 +19 39 £42,500 -10.52% 7
Hounslow - 3 £60,000 -
Croydon -3 2 £46,500 +3.33%
Westminster - 2 £36,750 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £52,500 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 583 (100.00%) QA
2 385 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
3 328 (56.26%) Selenium
4 179 (30.70%) Cucumber
5 178 (30.53%) Java
6 175 (30.02%) BDD
7 171 (29.33%) SQL
8 169 (28.99%) Scrum
9 165 (28.30%) TDD
10 157 (26.93%) JIRA
10 157 (26.93%) Test Automation
11 156 (26.76%) Test Scripting
12 147 (25.21%) WebDriver
13 144 (24.70%) Degree
13 144 (24.70%) Finance
14 140 (24.01%) Automated Testing
15 122 (20.93%) Manual Testing
16 115 (19.73%) Continuous Integration
17 114 (19.55%) Linux
18 109 (18.70%) Regression Testing
19 98 (16.81%) C#
20 92 (15.78%) Python
21 88 (15.09%) Ruby
22 76 (13.04%) Open Source
23 75 (12.86%) Gherkin
24 72 (12.35%) E-Commerce
25 70 (12.01%) JavaScript
26 69 (11.84%) UNIX
26 69 (11.84%) Software Engineering
27 68 (11.66%) User Stories

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (4.80%) Tomcat
2 16 (2.74%) CMS
3 12 (2.06%) Node.js
4 10 (1.72%) Confluence
5 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.34%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.17%) Drupal
6 1 (0.17%) Lync
6 1 (0.17%) uiautomator
Applications
1 17 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.20%) MS Office
3 3 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (3.43%) Magento
2 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.17%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.23%) SaaS
2 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.95%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.20%) HTTP
3 6 (1.03%) Internet
4 3 (0.51%) DNS
5 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.34%) DSL
5 2 (0.34%) DVB
5 2 (0.34%) Firewall
6 1 (0.17%) Wireless
6 1 (0.17%) HSDPA
6 1 (0.17%) 2G
6 1 (0.17%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.17%) HSUPA
6 1 (0.17%) HSPA
6 1 (0.17%) LTE
6 1 (0.17%) NAS
6 1 (0.17%) 3G
6 1 (0.17%) GPRS
6 1 (0.17%) GSM
6 1 (0.17%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (7.55%) MySQL
2 30 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (2.74%) SQL Server
5 8 (1.37%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.20%) Big Data
6 7 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (1.03%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.03%) Redis
7 6 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (0.86%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.51%) DB2
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.17%) HBase
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 328 (56.26%) Selenium
2 179 (30.70%) Cucumber
3 157 (26.93%) JIRA
4 147 (25.21%) WebDriver
5 55 (9.43%) Git (software)
6 45 (7.72%) QuickTest Pro
6 45 (7.72%) JMeter
6 45 (7.72%) Subversion
7 35 (6.00%) Hudson
7 35 (6.00%) SoapUI
8 33 (5.66%) Calabash
9 32 (5.49%) SpecFlow
9 32 (5.49%) Behat
10 31 (5.32%) Maven
10 31 (5.32%) TeamCity
11 30 (5.15%) JUnit
12 27 (4.63%) WATIR
12 27 (4.63%) Capybara
12 27 (4.63%) PHPUnit
12 27 (4.63%) Jenkins
General
1 144 (24.70%) Finance
2 26 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.95%) Retail
4 19 (3.26%) Games
5 11 (1.89%) Banking
6 10 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.54%) Publishing
8 7 (1.20%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.20%) Front Office
8 7 (1.20%) Advertising
8 7 (1.20%) Marketing
9 6 (1.03%) Legal
9 6 (1.03%) Back Office
10 5 (0.86%) Law
11 4 (0.69%) Music Industry
12 3 (0.51%) Polish Language
12 3 (0.51%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.34%) Electronics
13 2 (0.34%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (12.86%) Gherkin
2 54 (9.26%) Web Services
3 53 (9.09%) .NET
4 33 (5.66%) SOAP
5 31 (5.32%) XML
6 27 (4.63%) RESTful
7 23 (3.95%) HTML
8 19 (3.26%) J2EE
9 17 (2.92%) CSS
10 13 (2.23%) REST
11 12 (2.06%) HTML5
12 8 (1.37%) Spring
12 8 (1.37%) jQuery
13 6 (1.03%) Natural Language Processing
13 6 (1.03%) ASP.NET
13 6 (1.03%) .NET Framework
14 5 (0.86%) J2SE
14 5 (0.86%) Django
15 4 (0.69%) Sass
15 4 (0.69%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 76 (13.04%) Open Source
2 56 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (8.40%) Computer Science
4 28 (4.80%) Mobile App
5 20 (3.43%) Online Gambling
6 17 (2.92%) User Experience
7 15 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.06%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.37%) Derivative
9 8 (1.37%) Mathematics
9 8 (1.37%) Social Media
10 6 (1.03%) iPad
11 5 (0.86%) iPhone
12 4 (0.69%) Artificial Intelligence
13 3 (0.51%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.51%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.34%) Handset
14 2 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 2 (0.34%) Blackberry
14 2 (0.34%) STB
Operating Systems
1 114 (19.55%) Linux
2 69 (11.84%) UNIX
3 55 (9.43%) Windows
4 46 (7.89%) Apple iOS
5 45 (7.72%) Android
6 13 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.86%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.51%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.51%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (30.02%) BDD
3 169 (28.99%) Scrum
4 165 (28.30%) TDD
5 157 (26.93%) Test Automation
6 156 (26.76%) Test Scripting
7 140 (24.01%) Automated Testing
8 122 (20.93%) Manual Testing
9 115 (19.73%) Continuous Integration
10 109 (18.70%) Regression Testing
11 72 (12.35%) E-Commerce
12 69 (11.84%) Software Engineering
13 68 (11.66%) User Stories
14 64 (10.98%) Automation Testing
15 51 (8.75%) Integration Testing
16 48 (8.23%) Software Testing
16 48 (8.23%) Performance Testing
17 43 (7.38%) System Testing
18 42 (7.20%) Test Strategy
19 34 (5.83%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 178 (30.53%) Java
2 171 (29.33%) SQL
3 98 (16.81%) C#
4 92 (15.78%) Python
5 88 (15.09%) Ruby
6 70 (12.01%) JavaScript
7 64 (10.98%) PHP
8 27 (4.63%) Perl
9 24 (4.12%) C++
10 17 (2.92%) Groovy
11 15 (2.57%) Scala
12 8 (1.37%) PowerHouse
13 7 (1.20%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.69%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.69%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.69%) VB
14 4 (0.69%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.51%) C
16 2 (0.34%) VBScript
16 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 144 (24.70%) Degree
2 52 (8.92%) ISEB
3 38 (6.52%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.03%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.51%) HND
7 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.34%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 583 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (0.86%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.34%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.69%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.51%) Gluster
5 1 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 36 (6.17%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.69%) AppDNA
2 4 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.34%) Puppet
4 1 (0.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (3.26%) Microsoft
2 17 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
2 17 (2.92%) Cerillion
3 15 (2.57%) Oracle
4 8 (1.37%) VMware
5 7 (1.20%) JD Edwards
5 7 (1.20%) IBM
6 5 (0.86%) HP
7 4 (0.69%) Informatica
7 4 (0.69%) Facebook
8 2 (0.34%) Twitter
9 1 (0.17%) SimCorp
9 1 (0.17%) Zend
9 1 (0.17%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.17%) Charles River
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