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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 361 428 389
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 305 186 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.66% 0.42% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.45% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 265 164 257
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,650 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
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
43006 41638 46964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.37% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35883 35024 40689
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +18 55 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Croydon -2 3 £46,500 +3.33%
Hounslow - 3 £60,000 -
Surbiton - 3 £39,000 -
Westminster - 1 £45,000 - 1
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 617 (100.00%) QA
2 405 (65.64%) Agile Software Development
3 354 (57.37%) Selenium
4 194 (31.44%) Java
5 187 (30.31%) Cucumber
6 177 (28.69%) BDD
7 174 (28.20%) Scrum
7 174 (28.20%) SQL
8 168 (27.23%) Test Scripting
8 168 (27.23%) Test Automation
9 166 (26.90%) JIRA
10 160 (25.93%) Degree
11 159 (25.77%) TDD
12 155 (25.12%) Automated Testing
13 152 (24.64%) WebDriver
14 147 (23.82%) Finance
15 125 (20.26%) Manual Testing
16 116 (18.80%) Linux
17 113 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
18 106 (17.18%) Regression Testing
19 102 (16.53%) Python
20 101 (16.37%) C#
21 90 (14.59%) Ruby
22 80 (12.97%) JavaScript
23 77 (12.48%) E-Commerce
23 77 (12.48%) Software Engineering
24 76 (12.32%) Open Source
25 75 (12.16%) Gherkin
26 73 (11.83%) PHP
27 68 (11.02%) UNIX

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (4.21%) Tomcat
2 22 (3.57%) Confluence
3 13 (2.11%) Node.js
4 11 (1.78%) CMS
5 2 (0.32%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.16%) Lync
6 1 (0.16%) Drupal
Applications
1 21 (3.40%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.13%) MS Office
3 3 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) Maya
Business Applications
1 22 (3.57%) Magento
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.16%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.11%) SaaS
2 10 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.05%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.62%) HTTP
3 6 (0.97%) DNS
4 5 (0.81%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.81%) Firewall
5 3 (0.49%) SSL
5 3 (0.49%) Internet
5 3 (0.49%) LDAP
5 3 (0.49%) LAN
5 3 (0.49%) WAN
6 2 (0.32%) DSL
6 2 (0.32%) DVB
7 1 (0.16%) WCDMA
7 1 (0.16%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.16%) UMTS
7 1 (0.16%) GPRS
7 1 (0.16%) GSM
7 1 (0.16%) 3G
7 1 (0.16%) Wireless
7 1 (0.16%) HSDPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.27%) MySQL
2 26 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (3.40%) SQL Server
4 18 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (1.62%) MongoDB
6 9 (1.46%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
7 8 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (1.30%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.30%) Redis
7 8 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.13%) Big Data
9 4 (0.65%) DB2
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.16%) HBase
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 354 (57.37%) Selenium
2 187 (30.31%) Cucumber
3 166 (26.90%) JIRA
4 152 (24.64%) WebDriver
5 62 (10.05%) Git (software)
6 48 (7.78%) QuickTest Pro
7 45 (7.29%) Subversion
8 44 (7.13%) JMeter
9 37 (6.00%) JUnit
10 36 (5.83%) SpecFlow
11 34 (5.51%) Hudson
12 33 (5.35%) Jenkins
12 33 (5.35%) Maven
13 32 (5.19%) SoapUI
13 32 (5.19%) PHPUnit
14 30 (4.86%) Calabash
14 30 (4.86%) Behat
15 28 (4.54%) TeamCity
16 27 (4.38%) FitNesse
17 26 (4.21%) Capybara
General
1 147 (23.82%) Finance
2 23 (3.73%) Telecoms
2 23 (3.73%) Retail
3 21 (3.40%) Games
4 13 (2.11%) Banking
4 13 (2.11%) Front Office
5 11 (1.78%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.46%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.46%) Marketing
6 9 (1.46%) Publishing
7 7 (1.13%) Back Office
8 6 (0.97%) Advertising
9 4 (0.65%) Music Industry
10 3 (0.49%) Law
10 3 (0.49%) Legal
10 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.49%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.49%) Polish Language
11 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.32%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (12.16%) Gherkin
2 65 (10.53%) .NET
3 54 (8.75%) Web Services
4 31 (5.02%) SOAP
5 28 (4.54%) XML
5 28 (4.54%) RESTful
6 24 (3.89%) HTML
7 19 (3.08%) CSS
7 19 (3.08%) J2EE
8 14 (2.27%) REST
9 12 (1.94%) HTML5
9 12 (1.94%) .NET Framework
10 10 (1.62%) Spring
11 8 (1.30%) jQuery
11 8 (1.30%) Natural Language Processing
12 6 (0.97%) QML
12 6 (0.97%) Qt
12 6 (0.97%) ASP.NET
13 5 (0.81%) J2SE
13 5 (0.81%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 76 (12.32%) Open Source
2 67 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (8.43%) Computer Science
4 39 (6.32%) Mobile App
5 18 (2.92%) Online Gambling
6 17 (2.76%) User Experience
6 17 (2.76%) Client/Server
7 16 (2.59%) Derivative
8 15 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (2.11%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.13%) Social Media
11 6 (0.97%) iPad
11 6 (0.97%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.81%) iPhone
13 4 (0.65%) Artificial Intelligence
13 4 (0.65%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.49%) Handset
14 3 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (0.49%) Animation
14 3 (0.49%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 116 (18.80%) Linux
2 68 (11.02%) UNIX
3 54 (8.75%) Windows
4 53 (8.59%) Android
5 48 (7.78%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.97%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.49%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.16%) VMS
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (65.64%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (28.69%) BDD
3 174 (28.20%) Scrum
4 168 (27.23%) Test Scripting
4 168 (27.23%) Test Automation
5 159 (25.77%) TDD
6 155 (25.12%) Automated Testing
7 125 (20.26%) Manual Testing
8 113 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
9 106 (17.18%) Regression Testing
10 77 (12.48%) E-Commerce
10 77 (12.48%) Software Engineering
11 67 (10.86%) Automation Testing
12 63 (10.21%) User Stories
13 60 (9.72%) Software Testing
14 51 (8.27%) Test Strategy
15 50 (8.10%) Performance Testing
16 49 (7.94%) Integration Testing
17 38 (6.16%) System Testing
17 38 (6.16%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 194 (31.44%) Java
2 174 (28.20%) SQL
3 102 (16.53%) Python
4 101 (16.37%) C#
5 90 (14.59%) Ruby
6 80 (12.97%) JavaScript
7 73 (11.83%) PHP
8 29 (4.70%) Perl
8 29 (4.70%) C++
9 17 (2.76%) Scala
10 12 (1.94%) Groovy
11 7 (1.13%) Objective-C
12 5 (0.81%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.81%) VBA
13 4 (0.65%) PowerHouse
13 4 (0.65%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.49%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.32%) Clojure
15 2 (0.32%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.32%) C
Qualifications
1 160 (25.93%) Degree
2 62 (10.05%) ISEB
3 47 (7.62%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (0.97%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.32%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.32%) HND
7 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 617 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.32%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (1.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.49%) Gluster
4 1 (0.16%) KVM
4 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 39 (6.32%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.32%) Puppet
4 1 (0.16%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.16%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (4.38%) Microsoft
2 18 (2.92%) Oracle
3 13 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (2.11%) Cerillion
4 9 (1.46%) JD Edwards
5 8 (1.30%) VMware
6 7 (1.13%) IBM
7 5 (0.81%) HP
8 4 (0.65%) Informatica
8 4 (0.65%) Facebook
9 2 (0.32%) Twitter
9 2 (0.32%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.32%) SAP
10 1 (0.16%) Charles River
10 1 (0.16%) SimCorp
10 1 (0.16%) Zend
10 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: Yesterday
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Extensive benefits to include longer
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 to £29000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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