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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
England / London
Rank 326 380 484
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +104
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 271 291 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.81% 0.71% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.74% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 248 262 142
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
31902 39561 40162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 96.15% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26996 34116 33932
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +9 25 £55,000 +12.82% 13
Chiswick - 11 £52,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £40,000 -
Ealing - 2 £57,500 -
Westminster - 1 £35,000 -
Mayfair - 1 £50,000 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 546 (100.00%) QA
2 374 (68.50%) Agile Software Development
3 304 (55.68%) Selenium
4 233 (42.67%) Java
5 205 (37.55%) Test Automation
6 193 (35.35%) BDD
7 171 (31.32%) Automated Testing
8 156 (28.57%) Cucumber
9 138 (25.27%) Manual Testing
10 121 (22.16%) WebDriver
11 120 (21.98%) TDD
12 119 (21.79%) SQL
13 112 (20.51%) Scrum
14 108 (19.78%) Software Testing
14 108 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
15 102 (18.68%) Automation Testing
16 97 (17.77%) JavaScript
17 95 (17.40%) Regression Testing
18 94 (17.22%) Python
19 88 (16.12%) Android
20 86 (15.75%) Appium
21 85 (15.57%) Mobile App
22 80 (14.65%) Apple iOS
22 80 (14.65%) Software Engineering
23 78 (14.29%) Finance
24 72 (13.19%) C#
25 70 (12.82%) QA Automation
26 69 (12.64%) Test Scripting
27 68 (12.45%) Git (software)
28 65 (11.90%) Jenkins

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 10 (1.83%) IIS
2 7 (1.28%) Confluence
3 4 (0.73%) Jetty
4 3 (0.55%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.37%) Apache
6 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.18%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.18%) NUKE
Cloud Services
1 37 (6.78%) SaaS
2 15 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.20%) GitHub
4 11 (2.01%) Force.com
4 11 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.55%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.11%) Internet
2 10 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.47%) HTTP
4 1 (0.18%) FTP
4 1 (0.18%) SSL
4 1 (0.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.33%) MySQL
2 18 (3.30%) Relational Database
3 16 (2.93%) HBase
4 15 (2.75%) SQL Server
5 14 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 13 (2.38%) Oracle Database
7 12 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.83%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.10%) Big Data
11 5 (0.92%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.73%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.55%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.37%) OLAP
14 2 (0.37%) OLTP
14 2 (0.37%) Redis
14 2 (0.37%) SQLite
15 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (0.18%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 304 (55.68%) Selenium
2 156 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 121 (22.16%) WebDriver
4 86 (15.75%) Appium
5 68 (12.45%) Git (software)
6 65 (11.90%) Jenkins
7 59 (10.81%) JIRA
8 53 (9.71%) JUnit
9 50 (9.16%) JMeter
10 42 (7.69%) SoapUI
11 37 (6.78%) SpecFlow
12 26 (4.76%) Protractor
12 26 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
13 23 (4.21%) Maven
14 20 (3.66%) TeamCity
15 16 (2.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 16 (2.93%) Fiddler
15 16 (2.93%) Robotium
15 16 (2.93%) Xcode
16 15 (2.75%) TestNG
General
1 78 (14.29%) Finance
2 23 (4.21%) Banking
3 15 (2.75%) Games
4 12 (2.20%) Marketing
4 12 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.65%) Advertising
6 7 (1.28%) Retail
7 5 (0.92%) Automotive
7 5 (0.92%) Polish Language
8 4 (0.73%) Back Office
8 4 (0.73%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.73%) Front Office
8 4 (0.73%) Law
9 3 (0.55%) Legal
10 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (10.44%) Web Services
2 38 (6.96%) Gherkin
2 38 (6.96%) REST
3 32 (5.86%) .NET
4 26 (4.76%) RESTful
5 25 (4.58%) XML
6 20 (3.66%) HTML
7 19 (3.48%) SOAP
8 13 (2.38%) JSON
9 11 (2.01%) HTML5
9 11 (2.01%) Node.js
10 10 (1.83%) AngularJS
11 9 (1.65%) Android SDK
11 9 (1.65%) iOS SDK
12 7 (1.28%) FIX Protocol
13 6 (1.10%) LAMP
13 6 (1.10%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (1.10%) React
13 6 (1.10%) Swagger
14 5 (0.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 85 (15.57%) Mobile App
2 60 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (8.42%) Computer Science
4 19 (3.48%) Fintech
5 18 (3.30%) Client/Server
6 11 (2.01%) Blackberry
7 9 (1.65%) User Experience
8 8 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.10%) Arduino
9 6 (1.10%) Blog
9 6 (1.10%) Raspberry Pi
10 5 (0.92%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.73%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.73%) Credit Derivative
11 4 (0.73%) Derivative
11 4 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.73%) Equities
11 4 (0.73%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.73%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 4 (0.73%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 88 (16.12%) Android
2 80 (14.65%) Apple iOS
3 61 (11.17%) Linux
4 55 (10.07%) Unix
5 38 (6.96%) Windows
6 1 (0.18%) Debian
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (68.50%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (37.55%) Test Automation
3 193 (35.35%) BDD
4 171 (31.32%) Automated Testing
5 138 (25.27%) Manual Testing
6 120 (21.98%) TDD
7 112 (20.51%) Scrum
8 108 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
8 108 (19.78%) Software Testing
9 102 (18.68%) Automation Testing
10 95 (17.40%) Regression Testing
11 80 (14.65%) Software Engineering
12 70 (12.82%) QA Automation
13 69 (12.64%) Test Scripting
14 60 (10.99%) Exploratory Testing
15 59 (10.81%) Test Strategy
16 52 (9.52%) Performance Testing
17 44 (8.06%) E-Commerce
17 44 (8.06%) Functional Testing
18 43 (7.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 233 (42.67%) Java
2 119 (21.79%) SQL
3 97 (17.77%) JavaScript
4 94 (17.22%) Python
5 72 (13.19%) C#
6 52 (9.52%) Ruby
7 27 (4.95%) Groovy
8 25 (4.58%) PHP
9 21 (3.85%) Bash Shell
10 18 (3.30%) C++
11 11 (2.01%) Scala
12 10 (1.83%) VBScript
13 7 (1.28%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.73%) Apple Swift
14 4 (0.73%) Go
14 4 (0.73%) Perl
14 4 (0.73%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (10.81%) Degree
2 50 (9.16%) ISTQB
3 42 (7.69%) ISEB
4 7 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 546 (100.00%) QA
2 35 (6.41%) SDET
3 6 (1.10%) GCP
System Software
1 11 (2.01%) Docker
2 6 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.10%) Ansible
3 5 (0.92%) Rancher
4 3 (0.55%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.55%) Puppet
4 3 (0.55%) Salt
5 1 (0.18%) Grafana
5 1 (0.18%) Kibana
5 1 (0.18%) logstash
5 1 (0.18%) StatsD
Vendors
1 23 (4.21%) Oracle
2 20 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 9 (1.65%) HP
5 8 (1.47%) MEDITECH
6 6 (1.10%) Google
7 5 (0.92%) hybris
8 4 (0.73%) VMware
9 2 (0.37%) Apiary
9 2 (0.37%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.18%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.18%) Samsung
London
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + PERKS
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, equity, flexi working
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0000.00 - £1 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
North London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus & Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits+package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus package
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65k per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
The Workshop
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Training budget
Posted: 17 days ago