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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 429 402 352
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 187 249 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.55% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.58% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 163 215 287
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
41569 42658 45211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.86% 93.95% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 35452 35096 39095
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 December 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 December 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 +8 24 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Docklands, London - 2 £52,500 -
Hammersmith - 2 £36,500 -
Chiswick - 2 £20,000 -
Westminster - 1 £28,500 -
Teddington - 1 £45,000 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 492 (100.00%) QA
2 323 (65.65%) Agile Software Development
3 249 (50.61%) Selenium
4 164 (33.33%) BDD
5 159 (32.32%) SQL
6 156 (31.71%) Cucumber
7 155 (31.50%) TDD
8 149 (30.28%) Java
9 143 (29.07%) Test Automation
10 135 (27.44%) Scrum
10 135 (27.44%) WebDriver
11 128 (26.02%) Test Scripting
12 127 (25.81%) Automated Testing
13 117 (23.78%) JIRA
14 105 (21.34%) Continuous Integration
15 104 (21.14%) Manual Testing
16 102 (20.73%) Finance
17 91 (18.50%) Regression Testing
18 86 (17.48%) C#
19 85 (17.28%) Degree
19 85 (17.28%) Linux
20 79 (16.06%) Gherkin
21 67 (13.62%) Ruby
22 65 (13.21%) User Stories
23 64 (13.01%) E-Commerce
24 63 (12.80%) UNIX
25 60 (12.20%) Git (software)
25 60 (12.20%) Open Source
26 57 (11.59%) Web Services
27 56 (11.38%) Automation Testing

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (3.46%) Tomcat
2 13 (2.64%) CMS
3 8 (1.63%) Node.js
4 1 (0.20%) uiautomator
4 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.20%) Drupal
4 1 (0.20%) Confluence
4 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (1.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.24%) Magento
2 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.85%) SaaS
2 4 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.27%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.83%) Internet
3 5 (1.02%) DSL
3 5 (1.02%) HTTP
4 4 (0.81%) DNS
5 3 (0.61%) 3G
5 3 (0.61%) GPRS
5 3 (0.61%) GSM
5 3 (0.61%) 3GPP
5 3 (0.61%) UMTS
5 3 (0.61%) WCDMA
5 3 (0.61%) Wireless
5 3 (0.61%) HSDPA
5 3 (0.61%) 2G
5 3 (0.61%) HSUPA
5 3 (0.61%) NAS
6 2 (0.41%) HSPA
6 2 (0.41%) LTE
6 2 (0.41%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.20%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.11%) MySQL
2 34 (6.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.03%) SQL Server
6 5 (1.02%) Big Data
7 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.61%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.61%) DB2
8 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.20%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.20%) OLTP
9 1 (0.20%) OLAP
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.20%) HBase
9 1 (0.20%) Redis
Development Applications
1 249 (50.61%) Selenium
2 156 (31.71%) Cucumber
3 135 (27.44%) WebDriver
4 117 (23.78%) JIRA
5 60 (12.20%) Git (software)
6 43 (8.74%) QuickTest Pro
7 36 (7.32%) JMeter
8 35 (7.11%) RSpec
9 34 (6.91%) Behat
10 33 (6.71%) Calabash
11 29 (5.89%) TeamCity
11 29 (5.89%) SpecFlow
12 28 (5.69%) Subversion
13 27 (5.49%) JUnit
13 27 (5.49%) Jenkins
14 26 (5.28%) Visual Studio
14 26 (5.28%) SoapUI
15 24 (4.88%) Capybara
16 22 (4.47%) JBehave
16 22 (4.47%) Maven
General
1 102 (20.73%) Finance
2 22 (4.47%) Telecoms
2 22 (4.47%) Retail
3 16 (3.25%) Games
4 11 (2.24%) Marketing
5 10 (2.03%) Publishing
6 8 (1.63%) Legal
7 7 (1.42%) Advertising
8 6 (1.22%) Banking
8 6 (1.22%) Law
8 6 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.22%) Front Office
8 6 (1.22%) Back Office
9 4 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.81%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.61%) Electronics
11 2 (0.41%) French Language
11 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Polish Language
11 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (16.06%) Gherkin
2 57 (11.59%) Web Services
3 38 (7.72%) .NET
4 30 (6.10%) XML
5 24 (4.88%) RESTful
6 23 (4.67%) SOAP
7 16 (3.25%) HTML
8 13 (2.64%) J2EE
9 11 (2.24%) REST
10 10 (2.03%) HTML5
11 9 (1.83%) Spring
12 7 (1.42%) XMPP
12 7 (1.42%) CSS
13 5 (1.02%) Django
14 4 (0.81%) Java EE
14 4 (0.81%) Sass
15 3 (0.61%) Backbone.js
15 3 (0.61%) Memcached
15 3 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
15 3 (0.61%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.20%) Open Source
2 40 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (8.13%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.49%) Mobile App
4 19 (3.86%) Online Gambling
5 17 (3.46%) User Experience
6 12 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.42%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.02%) Spread Betting
8 5 (1.02%) Social Media
8 5 (1.02%) iPad
9 4 (0.81%) iPhone
9 4 (0.81%) Derivative
10 3 (0.61%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.61%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.61%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.61%) Handset
10 3 (0.61%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.61%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 85 (17.28%) Linux
2 63 (12.80%) UNIX
3 50 (10.16%) Windows
4 44 (8.94%) Apple iOS
5 40 (8.13%) Android
6 9 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.83%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.61%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.20%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (65.65%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (33.33%) BDD
3 155 (31.50%) TDD
4 143 (29.07%) Test Automation
5 135 (27.44%) Scrum
6 128 (26.02%) Test Scripting
7 127 (25.81%) Automated Testing
8 105 (21.34%) Continuous Integration
9 104 (21.14%) Manual Testing
10 91 (18.50%) Regression Testing
11 65 (13.21%) User Stories
12 64 (13.01%) E-Commerce
13 56 (11.38%) Automation Testing
14 53 (10.77%) Integration Testing
15 51 (10.37%) Performance Testing
16 46 (9.35%) Software Engineering
17 40 (8.13%) Software Testing
18 35 (7.11%) Analytics
19 33 (6.71%) Test Strategy
20 27 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 159 (32.32%) SQL
2 149 (30.28%) Java
3 86 (17.48%) C#
4 67 (13.62%) Ruby
5 54 (10.98%) JavaScript
6 50 (10.16%) Python
7 35 (7.11%) PHP
8 26 (5.28%) Groovy
9 23 (4.67%) C++
10 14 (2.85%) Perl
11 12 (2.44%) Scala
12 8 (1.63%) C
13 5 (1.02%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.81%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.81%) VB
15 3 (0.61%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.61%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.61%) Clojure
16 2 (0.41%) VBScript
17 1 (0.20%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 85 (17.28%) Degree
2 39 (7.93%) ISEB
3 23 (4.67%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.61%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 492 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (1.22%) Active Directory
1 6 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.81%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.61%) Gluster
4 1 (0.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.02%) Puppet
4 4 (0.81%) AppDNA
4 4 (0.81%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (3.05%) Oracle
2 9 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (1.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (1.83%) Cerillion
3 6 (1.22%) VMware
4 4 (0.81%) HP
5 1 (0.20%) Intel
5 1 (0.20%) Nokia
5 1 (0.20%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.20%) Sony
5 1 (0.20%) IBM
5 1 (0.20%) Google
5 1 (0.20%) Zend
5 1 (0.20%) Facebook
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + standard big company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + standard big company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ITV
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Periscopix
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago