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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 438 364 452
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +88
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 198 326 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.69% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.74% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 161 281 151
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
41405 43906 41833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.16% 93.53% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35392 36667 35123
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
(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 +7 44 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Surbiton -6 2 £47,500 +21.79%
Ealing -28 2 - -
Feltham - 2 £20,000 -
Isleworth - 1 - -
Teddington - 1 £23,500 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 409 (100.00%) QA
2 268 (65.53%) Agile Software Development
3 222 (54.28%) Selenium
4 134 (32.76%) Java
5 131 (32.03%) Test Automation
6 129 (31.54%) Scrum
7 128 (31.30%) Automated Testing
8 126 (30.81%) SQL
9 124 (30.32%) Manual Testing
10 107 (26.16%) Cucumber
11 99 (24.21%) C#
12 98 (23.96%) Test Scripting
13 89 (21.76%) WebDriver
14 83 (20.29%) BDD
14 83 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
15 81 (19.80%) Degree
16 80 (19.56%) JIRA
16 80 (19.56%) Mobile App
17 77 (18.83%) Ruby
18 74 (18.09%) Regression Testing
19 72 (17.60%) Finance
20 70 (17.11%) TDD
20 70 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
21 68 (16.63%) HP UFT
22 67 (16.38%) Windows
23 60 (14.67%) Jenkins
23 60 (14.67%) User Stories
23 60 (14.67%) Gherkin
24 59 (14.43%) Android
24 59 (14.43%) Performance Testing

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.71%) TorqueBox
3 6 (1.47%) Confluence
4 5 (1.22%) Apache
5 3 (0.73%) CMS
6 2 (0.49%) nginx
6 2 (0.49%) Node.js
6 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.49%) JBoss
7 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.24%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.24%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.96%) SaaS
2 4 (0.98%) GitHub
2 4 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) PaaS
4 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.58%) Internet
2 5 (1.22%) HTTP
2 5 (1.22%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.98%) DNS
3 4 (0.98%) VoIP
4 2 (0.49%) LAN
4 2 (0.49%) DSL
4 2 (0.49%) Intranet
5 1 (0.24%) Firewall
5 1 (0.24%) Wireless
5 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.24%) LDAP
5 1 (0.24%) WAN
5 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.78%) Relational Database
2 34 (8.31%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (6.11%) MySQL
4 21 (5.13%) SQL Server
5 11 (2.69%) DB2
5 11 (2.69%) Oracle ODI
6 10 (2.44%) Big Data
7 7 (1.71%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.47%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.98%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.98%) OLTP
10 4 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.49%) Redis
11 2 (0.49%) OLAP
11 2 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.24%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.24%) HBase
12 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 222 (54.28%) Selenium
2 107 (26.16%) Cucumber
3 89 (21.76%) WebDriver
4 80 (19.56%) JIRA
5 68 (16.63%) HP UFT
6 60 (14.67%) Jenkins
7 57 (13.94%) Git (software)
8 48 (11.74%) Subversion
9 43 (10.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 36 (8.80%) Visual Studio
11 32 (7.82%) SoapUI
12 30 (7.33%) TeamCity
13 28 (6.85%) Maven
14 25 (6.11%) JMeter
15 23 (5.62%) RSpec
16 21 (5.13%) WATIR
17 20 (4.89%) FitNesse
18 17 (4.16%) JUnit
18 17 (4.16%) TestNG
19 16 (3.91%) Appium
General
1 72 (17.60%) Finance
2 28 (6.85%) Games
3 27 (6.60%) Marketing
4 26 (6.36%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.65%) Banking
6 18 (4.40%) Polish Language
7 13 (3.18%) Retail
8 6 (1.47%) Online Betting
8 6 (1.47%) Advertising
9 5 (1.22%) Law
10 3 (0.73%) Front Office
11 2 (0.49%) Back Office
11 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.49%) Publishing
11 2 (0.49%) Billing
12 1 (0.24%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (14.67%) Gherkin
2 53 (12.96%) .NET
3 49 (11.98%) SOAP
4 36 (8.80%) Web Services
5 35 (8.56%) REST
6 29 (7.09%) XML
7 23 (5.62%) HTML
8 13 (3.18%) CSS
8 13 (3.18%) JSON
8 13 (3.18%) RESTful
9 11 (2.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 10 (2.44%) Spring
11 7 (1.71%) Ajax
11 7 (1.71%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (1.47%) J2SE
13 5 (1.22%) WPF
14 4 (0.98%) HTML5
14 4 (0.98%) J2EE
15 3 (0.73%) ADO.NET
15 3 (0.73%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 83 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (19.56%) Mobile App
3 44 (10.76%) Computer Science
4 23 (5.62%) User Experience
5 19 (4.65%) Management Information System
6 18 (4.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (4.40%) Online Gambling
6 18 (4.40%) iPhone
7 17 (4.16%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.96%) iPad
9 7 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.71%) Online Games
10 6 (1.47%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.47%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.98%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (0.98%) Bitcoin
11 4 (0.98%) Social Network
11 4 (0.98%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.98%) Derivative
12 3 (0.73%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 67 (16.38%) Windows
2 59 (14.43%) Android
3 49 (11.98%) Apple iOS
4 27 (6.60%) Linux
5 26 (6.36%) UNIX
6 14 (3.42%) Windows Phone
7 8 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (1.71%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.24%) VMS
9 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (65.53%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (32.03%) Test Automation
3 129 (31.54%) Scrum
4 128 (31.30%) Automated Testing
5 124 (30.32%) Manual Testing
6 98 (23.96%) Test Scripting
7 83 (20.29%) BDD
8 74 (18.09%) Regression Testing
9 70 (17.11%) TDD
9 70 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
10 60 (14.67%) User Stories
11 59 (14.43%) Performance Testing
12 55 (13.45%) Software Testing
13 46 (11.25%) Test Strategy
14 45 (11.00%) E-Commerce
15 44 (10.76%) Automation Testing
16 41 (10.02%) Integration Testing
17 40 (9.78%) Software Engineering
18 36 (8.80%) OOP
19 32 (7.82%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 134 (32.76%) Java
2 126 (30.81%) SQL
3 99 (24.21%) C#
4 77 (18.83%) Ruby
5 46 (11.25%) Python
6 45 (11.00%) JavaScript
7 33 (8.07%) T-SQL
8 22 (5.38%) PHP
9 13 (3.18%) VBScript
10 8 (1.96%) C++
11 7 (1.71%) C
11 7 (1.71%) Objective-C
11 7 (1.71%) Groovy
11 7 (1.71%) Scala
12 6 (1.47%) XPath
12 6 (1.47%) Perl
13 5 (1.22%) VB
14 4 (0.98%) Korn
14 4 (0.98%) Bourne shell
14 4 (0.98%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 81 (19.80%) Degree
2 43 (10.51%) ISEB
3 25 (6.11%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 409 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.49%) Firmware
2 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (4.89%) Ansible
2 15 (3.67%) Puppet
3 13 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.69%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (1.47%) Capistrano
5 6 (1.47%) Salt
6 2 (0.49%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.24%) Oozie
Vendors
1 44 (10.76%) Microsoft
2 42 (10.27%) Oracle
3 5 (1.22%) HP
3 5 (1.22%) Atlassian
4 4 (0.98%) Google
5 3 (0.73%) Progress
5 3 (0.73%) Facebook
6 2 (0.49%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (0.49%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.49%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (0.49%) VMware
7 1 (0.24%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.24%) SAP
7 1 (0.24%) Reuters
7 1 (0.24%) OpenText
7 1 (0.24%) RedDot
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
North London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Bens Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-50,000 + 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 20 days ago
London, Central London, United Kingdom
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £40-50,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 22 days ago
London
MetaPack
Posted: 25 days ago
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Resource partners Ltd
Posted: 25 days ago
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AOL
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: 26 days ago