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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 426 406 371
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 207 247 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.54% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.57% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 182 211 272
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
42842 43378 45267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.78% 94.01% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 36473 36023 39163
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 £78,000
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 33 £42,500 -10.52% 7
Croydon +3 2 £46,500 +3.33%
Docklands, London - 2 £52,500 -
Westminster - 2 £36,750 -
Hammersmith - 1 £36,500 -
Hounslow - 1 £60,000 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 541 (100.00%) QA
2 352 (65.06%) Agile Software Development
3 291 (53.79%) Selenium
4 174 (32.16%) BDD
5 169 (31.24%) Cucumber
6 167 (30.87%) Java
7 163 (30.13%) SQL
8 160 (29.57%) TDD
9 158 (29.21%) Test Automation
10 151 (27.91%) Scrum
11 142 (26.25%) WebDriver
12 137 (25.32%) Test Scripting
13 136 (25.14%) JIRA
14 127 (23.48%) Automated Testing
15 117 (21.63%) Finance
16 112 (20.70%) Continuous Integration
17 111 (20.52%) Degree
18 109 (20.15%) Manual Testing
19 104 (19.22%) Regression Testing
20 102 (18.85%) Linux
21 93 (17.19%) C#
22 81 (14.97%) Gherkin
23 77 (14.23%) Ruby
24 73 (13.49%) UNIX
24 73 (13.49%) E-Commerce
25 71 (13.12%) Open Source
26 69 (12.75%) User Stories
26 69 (12.75%) Python
27 64 (11.83%) Automation Testing
28 61 (11.28%) Web Services

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 25 (4.62%) Tomcat
2 15 (2.77%) CMS
3 10 (1.85%) Node.js
4 5 (0.92%) Confluence
5 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.37%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.18%) Drupal
6 1 (0.18%) uiautomator
Applications
1 12 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.11%) MS Office
3 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (2.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.40%) SaaS
2 4 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.88%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.48%) Internet
3 6 (1.11%) HTTP
4 4 (0.74%) DSL
5 3 (0.55%) DNS
6 1 (0.18%) 3G
6 1 (0.18%) GPRS
6 1 (0.18%) GSM
6 1 (0.18%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.18%) UMTS
6 1 (0.18%) WCDMA
6 1 (0.18%) Wireless
6 1 (0.18%) HSDPA
6 1 (0.18%) 2G
6 1 (0.18%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.18%) HSUPA
6 1 (0.18%) HSPA
6 1 (0.18%) LTE
6 1 (0.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.21%) MySQL
2 33 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (2.40%) SQL Server
5 10 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.29%) Big Data
7 5 (0.92%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.74%) DB2
8 4 (0.74%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (0.55%) Redis
9 3 (0.55%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.18%) OLTP
11 1 (0.18%) OLAP
11 1 (0.18%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.18%) HBase
Development Applications
1 291 (53.79%) Selenium
2 169 (31.24%) Cucumber
3 142 (26.25%) WebDriver
4 136 (25.14%) JIRA
5 58 (10.72%) Git (software)
6 45 (8.32%) QuickTest Pro
7 43 (7.95%) JMeter
8 35 (6.47%) Subversion
8 35 (6.47%) Behat
9 33 (6.10%) SpecFlow
10 32 (5.91%) Calabash
10 32 (5.91%) TeamCity
11 31 (5.73%) SoapUI
12 30 (5.55%) Hudson
12 30 (5.55%) RSpec
13 29 (5.36%) JUnit
14 28 (5.18%) Jenkins
15 27 (4.99%) Maven
15 27 (4.99%) JBehave
16 26 (4.81%) Capybara
General
1 117 (21.63%) Finance
2 23 (4.25%) Retail
3 21 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.59%) Publishing
4 14 (2.59%) Games
5 9 (1.66%) Marketing
5 9 (1.66%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.29%) Banking
6 7 (1.29%) Legal
7 6 (1.11%) Advertising
7 6 (1.11%) Front Office
7 6 (1.11%) Back Office
7 6 (1.11%) Law
8 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.55%) Electronics
8 3 (0.55%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.55%) Polish Language
8 3 (0.55%) Online Betting
9 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.37%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (14.97%) Gherkin
2 61 (11.28%) Web Services
3 42 (7.76%) .NET
4 29 (5.36%) SOAP
5 28 (5.18%) XML
6 23 (4.25%) RESTful
7 19 (3.51%) HTML
8 18 (3.33%) J2EE
9 15 (2.77%) REST
10 14 (2.59%) HTML5
11 12 (2.22%) CSS
12 9 (1.66%) Spring
13 7 (1.29%) XMPP
14 5 (0.92%) Java EE
14 5 (0.92%) J2SE
14 5 (0.92%) Django
14 5 (0.92%) jQuery
15 4 (0.74%) Sass
15 4 (0.74%) CSS3
15 4 (0.74%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.12%) Open Source
2 49 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (8.50%) Computer Science
4 30 (5.55%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.51%) Online Gambling
6 18 (3.33%) User Experience
7 13 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.66%) Social Media
9 8 (1.48%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.29%) iPad
11 6 (1.11%) iPhone
11 6 (1.11%) Derivative
12 5 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.74%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.74%) Spread Betting
14 3 (0.55%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.55%) Cryptography
14 3 (0.55%) Data Structures
15 2 (0.37%) Social Network
15 2 (0.37%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 102 (18.85%) Linux
2 73 (13.49%) UNIX
3 52 (9.61%) Windows
4 49 (9.06%) Apple iOS
5 44 (8.13%) Android
6 10 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.29%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.92%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (65.06%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (32.16%) BDD
3 160 (29.57%) TDD
4 158 (29.21%) Test Automation
5 151 (27.91%) Scrum
6 137 (25.32%) Test Scripting
7 127 (23.48%) Automated Testing
8 112 (20.70%) Continuous Integration
9 109 (20.15%) Manual Testing
10 104 (19.22%) Regression Testing
11 73 (13.49%) E-Commerce
12 69 (12.75%) User Stories
13 64 (11.83%) Automation Testing
14 57 (10.54%) Software Engineering
15 56 (10.35%) Integration Testing
16 52 (9.61%) Performance Testing
17 42 (7.76%) Software Testing
18 38 (7.02%) Test Strategy
19 32 (5.91%) Analytics
19 32 (5.91%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 167 (30.87%) Java
2 163 (30.13%) SQL
3 93 (17.19%) C#
4 77 (14.23%) Ruby
5 69 (12.75%) Python
6 61 (11.28%) JavaScript
7 47 (8.69%) PHP
8 25 (4.62%) C++
9 23 (4.25%) Groovy
10 20 (3.70%) Perl
11 14 (2.59%) Scala
12 8 (1.48%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.29%) C
14 4 (0.74%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.74%) VB
14 4 (0.74%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.55%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.37%) VBScript
16 2 (0.37%) Clojure
17 1 (0.18%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 111 (20.52%) Degree
2 48 (8.87%) ISEB
3 32 (5.91%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.11%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.37%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.37%) HND
7 1 (0.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 541 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (0.92%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.37%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (1.29%) Active Directory
1 7 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.74%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.55%) Gluster
4 1 (0.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.74%) Puppet
3 4 (0.74%) AppDNA
4 3 (0.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (3.51%) Oracle
2 12 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (2.22%) Cerillion
3 11 (2.03%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.29%) VMware
5 4 (0.74%) HP
5 4 (0.74%) Facebook
6 3 (0.55%) IBM
7 2 (0.37%) Twitter
7 2 (0.37%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.18%) Zend
8 1 (0.18%) Informatica
8 1 (0.18%) Red Hat
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Profile 29 Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits (see advert)
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + standard big company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: Unspecified Dependant on Experience + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Engage PSG
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum + 10%
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive bonus
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London
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