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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 413 396 427
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 216 283 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.58% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.62% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 164 254 179
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +5.71%
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
40624 45661 41244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.51% 93.84% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 34358 38187 34690
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +33 44 £47,500 +26.66% 6
Teddington - 2 £29,750 -
Hammersmith -6 1 £41,000 +17.14%
Surbiton - 1 £32,500 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 375 (100.00%) QA
2 268 (71.47%) Agile Software Development
3 200 (53.33%) Selenium
4 142 (37.87%) Cucumber
5 136 (36.27%) Java
6 131 (34.93%) Test Automation
7 128 (34.13%) SQL
8 127 (33.87%) Automated Testing
9 118 (31.47%) BDD
10 115 (30.67%) WebDriver
11 113 (30.13%) Manual Testing
12 108 (28.80%) Scrum
13 102 (27.20%) Test Scripting
14 78 (20.80%) Regression Testing
15 75 (20.00%) TDD
16 74 (19.73%) Ruby
16 74 (19.73%) Gherkin
17 72 (19.20%) Continuous Integration
18 71 (18.93%) Degree
19 66 (17.60%) JavaScript
20 65 (17.33%) Finance
21 64 (17.07%) JIRA
21 64 (17.07%) Git (software)
22 63 (16.80%) Jenkins
23 62 (16.53%) Android
23 62 (16.53%) C#
24 61 (16.27%) Mobile App
25 59 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
26 53 (14.13%) E-Commerce
27 52 (13.87%) Linux

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (3.47%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.33%) CMS
3 4 (1.07%) Node.js
3 4 (1.07%) Confluence
4 3 (0.80%) WordPress
5 1 (0.27%) SAS
5 1 (0.27%) Apache
5 1 (0.27%) uiautomator
Applications
1 21 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.13%) SaaS
2 7 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.33%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.53%) GitHub
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) IaaS
5 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.33%) Internet
2 8 (2.13%) HTTP
3 5 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.07%) DSL
4 4 (1.07%) DNS
5 3 (0.80%) Wireless
6 2 (0.53%) HSDPA
6 2 (0.53%) 2G
6 2 (0.53%) Intranet
6 2 (0.53%) 3G
6 2 (0.53%) WCDMA
6 2 (0.53%) GPRS
6 2 (0.53%) GSM
6 2 (0.53%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.53%) UMTS
6 2 (0.53%) HSUPA
6 2 (0.53%) NAS
7 1 (0.27%) HSPA
7 1 (0.27%) LTE
7 1 (0.27%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (8.27%) Relational Database
3 25 (6.67%) MySQL
4 21 (5.60%) SQL Server
5 16 (4.27%) DB2
6 10 (2.67%) Oracle ODI
7 8 (2.13%) Big Data
7 8 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.60%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.33%) Oracle OLAP
10 5 (1.33%) OLAP
10 5 (1.33%) OLTP
10 5 (1.33%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.80%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.53%) Redis
14 1 (0.27%) Cognos Impromptu
14 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 200 (53.33%) Selenium
2 142 (37.87%) Cucumber
3 115 (30.67%) WebDriver
4 64 (17.07%) JIRA
4 64 (17.07%) Git (software)
5 63 (16.80%) Jenkins
6 51 (13.60%) Subversion
7 48 (12.80%) QuickTest Pro
8 35 (9.33%) RSpec
9 30 (8.00%) Visual Studio
10 27 (7.20%) Calabash
10 27 (7.20%) JUnit
10 27 (7.20%) Maven
11 24 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (5.87%) Firebug
13 21 (5.60%) JMeter
14 19 (5.07%) Appium
14 19 (5.07%) Fiddler
14 19 (5.07%) TestNG
15 18 (4.80%) TeamCity
General
1 65 (17.33%) Finance
2 42 (11.20%) Games
3 21 (5.60%) Polish Language
4 18 (4.80%) Marketing
4 18 (4.80%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.47%) Advertising
6 11 (2.93%) Online Betting
7 8 (2.13%) Retail
8 7 (1.87%) Law
9 6 (1.60%) Banking
10 4 (1.07%) Legal
10 4 (1.07%) Publishing
11 3 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.80%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.53%) Front Office
13 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (19.73%) Gherkin
2 48 (12.80%) Web Services
3 41 (10.93%) .NET
4 40 (10.67%) HTML
5 36 (9.60%) XML
6 29 (7.73%) CSS
7 24 (6.40%) SOAP
7 24 (6.40%) JSON
8 22 (5.87%) RESTful
9 16 (4.27%) REST
10 13 (3.47%) Ajax
11 10 (2.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 8 (2.13%) Spring
13 7 (1.87%) Regular Expression
14 6 (1.60%) Hibernate
14 6 (1.60%) jQuery
15 5 (1.33%) HTML5
16 4 (1.07%) J2SE
17 3 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
18 2 (0.53%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (16.27%) Mobile App
2 59 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (13.60%) Computer Science
4 37 (9.87%) Open Source
5 26 (6.93%) Online Gambling
6 21 (5.60%) Management Information System
7 20 (5.33%) User Experience
8 17 (4.53%) Blackberry
9 13 (3.47%) iPhone
10 11 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (2.40%) iPad
12 8 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (1.87%) Online Games
14 6 (1.60%) Social Gaming
15 5 (1.33%) Data Integration
15 5 (1.33%) Photography
15 5 (1.33%) Data Structures
16 4 (1.07%) Mobile Games
16 4 (1.07%) Derivative
16 4 (1.07%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 62 (16.53%) Android
2 52 (13.87%) Linux
2 52 (13.87%) Apple iOS
3 44 (11.73%) Windows
4 26 (6.93%) UNIX
5 14 (3.73%) Windows Phone
6 8 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (1.87%) Mac OS
8 5 (1.33%) VMS
9 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.27%) CentOS
10 1 (0.27%) Debian
10 1 (0.27%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (71.47%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (34.93%) Test Automation
3 127 (33.87%) Automated Testing
4 118 (31.47%) BDD
5 113 (30.13%) Manual Testing
6 108 (28.80%) Scrum
7 102 (27.20%) Test Scripting
8 78 (20.80%) Regression Testing
9 75 (20.00%) TDD
10 72 (19.20%) Continuous Integration
11 53 (14.13%) E-Commerce
12 46 (12.27%) Performance Testing
13 43 (11.47%) Automation Testing
14 42 (11.20%) User Stories
15 40 (10.67%) Software Testing
16 36 (9.60%) Integration Testing
17 35 (9.33%) Test Strategy
18 32 (8.53%) Continuous Delivery
19 30 (8.00%) Software Engineering
20 29 (7.73%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 136 (36.27%) Java
2 128 (34.13%) SQL
3 74 (19.73%) Ruby
4 66 (17.60%) JavaScript
5 62 (16.53%) C#
6 38 (10.13%) Python
7 23 (6.13%) PHP
8 14 (3.73%) Objective-C
9 13 (3.47%) T-SQL
10 11 (2.93%) VBScript
11 10 (2.67%) Scala
12 9 (2.40%) C
12 9 (2.40%) C++
13 7 (1.87%) Groovy
14 6 (1.60%) VB
14 6 (1.60%) Perl
15 5 (1.33%) XPath
15 5 (1.33%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.07%) Clojure
16 4 (1.07%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 71 (18.93%) Degree
2 47 (12.53%) ISEB
3 19 (5.07%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 375 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (4.00%) Puppet
2 10 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.67%) Ansible
3 5 (1.33%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.07%) Capistrano
4 4 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.07%) Salt
5 1 (0.27%) Oozie
Vendors
1 40 (10.67%) Oracle
2 13 (3.47%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.13%) Google
4 6 (1.60%) VMware
5 4 (1.07%) Facebook
5 4 (1.07%) Progress
5 4 (1.07%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.53%) Sony
7 1 (0.27%) SAP
7 1 (0.27%) Reuters
7 1 (0.27%) Intel
7 1 (0.27%) Nokia
7 1 (0.27%) OpenText
7 1 (0.27%) RedDot
7 1 (0.27%) WorldPay
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Private Medical and Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago