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

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 394 444 394
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 247 196 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.43% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.46% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 216 168 240
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,400 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
42608 42501 45679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.64% 93.87% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 35747 35814 39423
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 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 17 October 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 17 October 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 42 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Croydon -5 3 £46,500 +3.33%
Hounslow - 3 £60,000 -
Westminster - 2 £36,750 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £52,500 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 579 (100.00%) QA
2 381 (65.80%) Agile Software Development
3 328 (56.65%) Selenium
4 179 (30.92%) Java
5 177 (30.57%) Cucumber
6 174 (30.05%) BDD
7 169 (29.19%) SQL
8 168 (29.02%) Scrum
9 161 (27.81%) TDD
10 158 (27.29%) Test Scripting
11 157 (27.12%) JIRA
11 157 (27.12%) Test Automation
12 148 (25.56%) Degree
13 147 (25.39%) WebDriver
14 143 (24.70%) Finance
15 138 (23.83%) Automated Testing
16 119 (20.55%) Manual Testing
17 113 (19.52%) Linux
18 112 (19.34%) Continuous Integration
19 106 (18.31%) Regression Testing
20 98 (16.93%) C#
21 94 (16.23%) Python
22 89 (15.37%) Ruby
23 74 (12.78%) Open Source
24 73 (12.61%) Gherkin
24 73 (12.61%) JavaScript
25 71 (12.26%) E-Commerce
26 69 (11.92%) Software Engineering
27 68 (11.74%) UNIX
28 66 (11.40%) User Stories

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 28 (4.84%) Tomcat
2 15 (2.59%) CMS
3 13 (2.25%) Node.js
4 11 (1.90%) Confluence
5 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.17%) Drupal
6 1 (0.17%) Lync
6 1 (0.17%) uiautomator
Applications
1 17 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.21%) MS Office
3 3 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (3.45%) Magento
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.25%) SaaS
2 7 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.97%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.21%) HTTP
3 6 (1.04%) Internet
4 3 (0.52%) DNS
5 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.35%) DSL
5 2 (0.35%) DVB
5 2 (0.35%) Firewall
6 1 (0.17%) Wireless
6 1 (0.17%) HSDPA
6 1 (0.17%) 2G
6 1 (0.17%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.17%) HSUPA
6 1 (0.17%) HSPA
6 1 (0.17%) LTE
6 1 (0.17%) NAS
6 1 (0.17%) 3G
6 1 (0.17%) GPRS
6 1 (0.17%) GSM
6 1 (0.17%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (7.43%) MySQL
2 29 (5.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (2.94%) SQL Server
5 9 (1.55%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.21%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.21%) Amazon Redshift
6 7 (1.21%) Redis
6 7 (1.21%) Big Data
6 7 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.04%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.52%) DB2
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.17%) HBase
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 328 (56.65%) Selenium
2 177 (30.57%) Cucumber
3 157 (27.12%) JIRA
4 147 (25.39%) WebDriver
5 54 (9.33%) Git (software)
6 46 (7.94%) Subversion
7 44 (7.60%) JMeter
8 43 (7.43%) QuickTest Pro
9 35 (6.04%) Hudson
9 35 (6.04%) SoapUI
10 33 (5.70%) SpecFlow
11 32 (5.53%) Calabash
11 32 (5.53%) Maven
12 31 (5.35%) TeamCity
12 31 (5.35%) Behat
13 29 (5.01%) JUnit
14 27 (4.66%) PHPUnit
14 27 (4.66%) Jenkins
15 26 (4.49%) Capybara
15 26 (4.49%) WATIR
General
1 143 (24.70%) Finance
2 26 (4.49%) Telecoms
3 22 (3.80%) Retail
4 21 (3.63%) Games
5 12 (2.07%) Banking
6 10 (1.73%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.55%) Publishing
8 8 (1.38%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.21%) Front Office
9 7 (1.21%) Advertising
9 7 (1.21%) Marketing
10 6 (1.04%) Legal
10 6 (1.04%) Back Office
11 5 (0.86%) Law
12 4 (0.69%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.52%) Polish Language
13 3 (0.52%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.35%) Electronics
14 2 (0.35%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (12.61%) Gherkin
2 55 (9.50%) Web Services
3 52 (8.98%) .NET
4 33 (5.70%) SOAP
5 30 (5.18%) XML
6 27 (4.66%) RESTful
7 23 (3.97%) HTML
8 19 (3.28%) J2EE
9 17 (2.94%) CSS
10 13 (2.25%) REST
11 12 (2.07%) HTML5
12 8 (1.38%) jQuery
13 7 (1.21%) Natural Language Processing
13 7 (1.21%) .NET Framework
14 6 (1.04%) ASP.NET
14 6 (1.04%) Spring
15 5 (0.86%) Qt
15 5 (0.86%) QML
15 5 (0.86%) J2SE
15 5 (0.86%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 74 (12.78%) Open Source
2 57 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (8.81%) Computer Science
4 30 (5.18%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.28%) Online Gambling
6 16 (2.76%) User Experience
7 15 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.25%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.55%) Mathematics
9 9 (1.55%) Derivative
10 8 (1.38%) Social Media
11 6 (1.04%) iPad
12 5 (0.86%) iPhone
13 4 (0.69%) Artificial Intelligence
14 3 (0.52%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.52%) Cryptography
15 2 (0.35%) Handset
15 2 (0.35%) Blackberry
15 2 (0.35%) STB
15 2 (0.35%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 113 (19.52%) Linux
2 68 (11.74%) UNIX
3 53 (9.15%) Windows
4 46 (7.94%) Apple iOS
5 45 (7.77%) Android
6 13 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.86%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (65.80%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (30.05%) BDD
3 168 (29.02%) Scrum
4 161 (27.81%) TDD
5 158 (27.29%) Test Scripting
6 157 (27.12%) Test Automation
7 138 (23.83%) Automated Testing
8 119 (20.55%) Manual Testing
9 112 (19.34%) Continuous Integration
10 106 (18.31%) Regression Testing
11 71 (12.26%) E-Commerce
12 69 (11.92%) Software Engineering
13 66 (11.40%) User Stories
14 64 (11.05%) Automation Testing
15 50 (8.64%) Integration Testing
16 49 (8.46%) Performance Testing
17 48 (8.29%) Software Testing
18 42 (7.25%) System Testing
18 42 (7.25%) Test Strategy
19 33 (5.70%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 179 (30.92%) Java
2 169 (29.19%) SQL
3 98 (16.93%) C#
4 94 (16.23%) Python
5 89 (15.37%) Ruby
6 73 (12.61%) JavaScript
7 65 (11.23%) PHP
8 28 (4.84%) Perl
9 24 (4.15%) C++
10 16 (2.76%) Groovy
10 16 (2.76%) Scala
11 7 (1.21%) PowerHouse
11 7 (1.21%) Objective-C
12 5 (0.86%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.69%) MATLAB
13 4 (0.69%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.52%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.35%) Clojure
15 2 (0.35%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 148 (25.56%) Degree
2 53 (9.15%) ISEB
3 39 (6.74%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.04%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.52%) HND
7 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.35%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 579 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (0.86%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.35%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.69%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.52%) Gluster
5 1 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 38 (6.56%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.69%) AppDNA
2 4 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.35%) Puppet
4 1 (0.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (3.63%) Microsoft
2 17 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
2 17 (2.94%) Cerillion
3 16 (2.76%) Oracle
4 8 (1.38%) JD Edwards
4 8 (1.38%) VMware
5 7 (1.21%) IBM
6 5 (0.86%) HP
7 4 (0.69%) Informatica
7 4 (0.69%) Facebook
8 2 (0.35%) Twitter
9 1 (0.17%) SimCorp
9 1 (0.17%) Zend
9 1 (0.17%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.17%) Charles River
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent Source Global
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Tyche Consulting Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: y
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Westminster
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Agilisys
Salary: £36000
Posted: 17 days ago
North West London
asos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago
London Bridge
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 24 days ago