The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 398 468 357
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -111
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 253 214 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.48% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.50% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 237 170 340
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
37702 42537 46055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.69% 95.66% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32781 35981 38639
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

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 26 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +45 32 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £40,000 -
Hammersmith - 2 £56,250 -
Greenford - 1 £45,000 -
Harrow - 1 £40,000 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, QA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 566 (100.00%) QA
2 445 (78.62%) Agile Software Development
3 343 (60.60%) Selenium
4 251 (44.35%) Java
5 249 (43.99%) BDD
6 225 (39.75%) Cucumber
7 185 (32.69%) Scrum
8 181 (31.98%) WebDriver
9 180 (31.80%) Test Automation
10 158 (27.92%) TDD
11 151 (26.68%) Manual Testing
12 141 (24.91%) SQL
13 134 (23.67%) C#
14 119 (21.02%) Software Testing
15 106 (18.73%) Automated Testing
16 105 (18.55%) Finance
17 102 (18.02%) Automation Testing
18 101 (17.84%) Degree
19 99 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
19 99 (17.49%) QA Automation
20 95 (16.78%) Android
21 92 (16.25%) Ruby
22 88 (15.55%) Analytical Skills
23 85 (15.02%) Agile Testing
24 79 (13.96%) API Testing
25 78 (13.78%) JIRA
26 77 (13.60%) Computer Science
27 76 (13.43%) Apple iOS
28 73 (12.90%) Regression Testing
29 71 (12.54%) .NET

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (4.06%) Confluence
2 9 (1.59%) CMS
3 5 (0.88%) IIS
4 3 (0.53%) SAS
5 1 (0.18%) Apache
5 1 (0.18%) CICS
5 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.88%) Maya
3 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.94%) GitHub
2 7 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.71%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.24%) Internet
2 15 (2.65%) HTTP
3 5 (0.88%) SSH
3 5 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.18%) Broadband
5 1 (0.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.71%) Relational Database
3 15 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (2.30%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (1.06%) DB2
6 6 (1.06%) MySQL
7 3 (0.53%) HBase
7 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.18%) Big Data
9 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 343 (60.60%) Selenium
2 225 (39.75%) Cucumber
3 181 (31.98%) WebDriver
4 78 (13.78%) JIRA
5 71 (12.54%) JUnit
6 68 (12.01%) Git (software)
7 64 (11.31%) Jenkins
8 63 (11.13%) Appium
9 49 (8.66%) SpecFlow
10 48 (8.48%) JMeter
11 45 (7.95%) SoapUI
12 30 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 29 (5.12%) HP UFT
13 29 (5.12%) Subversion
14 23 (4.06%) Robotium
15 22 (3.89%) RSpec
16 21 (3.71%) Calabash
16 21 (3.71%) JBehave
17 19 (3.36%) FitNesse
17 19 (3.36%) WATIR
General
1 105 (18.55%) Finance
2 42 (7.42%) Retail
3 39 (6.89%) Games
4 20 (3.53%) Marketing
5 16 (2.83%) Banking
6 15 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.30%) Advertising
8 7 (1.24%) Polish Language
9 6 (1.06%) Law
10 5 (0.88%) Back Office
10 5 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.88%) Online Betting
11 4 (0.71%) Legal
12 3 (0.53%) Automotive
12 3 (0.53%) Front Office
13 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.35%) Publishing
14 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (12.54%) .NET
2 51 (9.01%) Web Services
3 49 (8.66%) RESTful
4 46 (8.13%) HTML
5 40 (7.07%) Gherkin
5 40 (7.07%) XML
6 39 (6.89%) REST
7 30 (5.30%) SOAP
8 28 (4.95%) CSS
9 14 (2.47%) JSON
10 11 (1.94%) jQuery
11 9 (1.59%) HTML5
12 8 (1.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 4 (0.71%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.71%) Ajax
13 4 (0.71%) ASP.NET
13 4 (0.71%) Spring
14 3 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
14 3 (0.53%) J2EE
14 3 (0.53%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 88 (15.55%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (13.60%) Computer Science
3 66 (11.66%) Mobile App
4 34 (6.01%) Fintech
5 28 (4.95%) Blog
6 18 (3.18%) Online Games
7 16 (2.83%) RIA
8 15 (2.65%) Digital Media
9 11 (1.94%) User Experience
10 9 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.41%) Online Gambling
12 7 (1.24%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.24%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.06%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.06%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.88%) Derivative
14 5 (0.88%) iPad
15 4 (0.71%) Artificial Intelligence
15 4 (0.71%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 95 (16.78%) Android
2 76 (13.43%) Apple iOS
3 57 (10.07%) Linux
4 34 (6.01%) Unix
5 23 (4.06%) Windows
6 4 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.35%) CentOS
7 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (78.62%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (43.99%) BDD
3 185 (32.69%) Scrum
4 180 (31.80%) Test Automation
5 158 (27.92%) TDD
6 151 (26.68%) Manual Testing
7 119 (21.02%) Software Testing
8 106 (18.73%) Automated Testing
9 102 (18.02%) Automation Testing
10 99 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
10 99 (17.49%) QA Automation
11 85 (15.02%) Agile Testing
12 79 (13.96%) API Testing
13 73 (12.90%) Regression Testing
14 68 (12.01%) Test Scripting
15 65 (11.48%) Exploratory Testing
16 55 (9.72%) User Acceptance Testing
17 53 (9.36%) Test Strategy
18 52 (9.19%) Performance Testing
19 49 (8.66%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 251 (44.35%) Java
2 141 (24.91%) SQL
3 134 (23.67%) C#
4 92 (16.25%) Ruby
5 51 (9.01%) JavaScript
6 47 (8.30%) Python
7 28 (4.95%) Scala
8 25 (4.42%) Clojure
9 22 (3.89%) PHP
10 19 (3.36%) VBScript
11 12 (2.12%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.77%) C++
13 9 (1.59%) C
13 9 (1.59%) VB
14 8 (1.41%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.06%) Groovy
16 5 (0.88%) COBOL
17 3 (0.53%) Apple Swift
17 3 (0.53%) R
18 2 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 101 (17.84%) Degree
2 55 (9.72%) ISEB
3 52 (9.19%) ISTQB
4 18 (3.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (2.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (0.88%) MBA
7 1 (0.18%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 566 (100.00%) QA
2 28 (4.95%) GCP
3 19 (3.36%) SDET
4 5 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.35%) MiFID
5 2 (0.35%) WAI
5 2 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
1 9 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (2.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (7.95%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.36%) HP
3 18 (3.18%) Oracle
4 11 (1.94%) Google
5 9 (1.59%) VMware
6 7 (1.24%) SAP
7 5 (0.88%) Apple
7 5 (0.88%) Rally
8 3 (0.53%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.53%) StreamBase
8 3 (0.53%) WorldPay
9 2 (0.35%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.35%) New Relic
9 2 (0.35%) Splunk
10 1 (0.18%) IBM
10 1 (0.18%) IFS
10 1 (0.18%) Infor
10 1 (0.18%) Sage
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Morningstar Europe Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
West London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Eze Software Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Interquest Group PLC
Posted: 20 days ago
Central London
Guru Careers
Salary: 35000-45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago