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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 374 464 435
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 322 205 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.76% 0.46% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.48% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 296 158 257
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
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
40483 42761 47201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.86% 95.79% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35072 35981 38974
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 +65 60 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Hammersmith +9 4 £52,500 +28.04%
Docklands, London - 3 £57,500 -
Clapham - 2 £32,500 -
Harrow - 1 £40,000 - 1
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 615 (100.00%) QA
2 458 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
3 366 (59.51%) Selenium
4 258 (41.95%) Java
5 250 (40.65%) BDD
6 240 (39.02%) Cucumber
7 221 (35.93%) WebDriver
8 215 (34.96%) Test Automation
9 192 (31.22%) Scrum
10 171 (27.80%) TDD
11 157 (25.53%) C#
12 145 (23.58%) Automated Testing
13 141 (22.93%) Manual Testing
14 119 (19.35%) Jenkins
15 118 (19.19%) Finance
16 117 (19.02%) Android
17 116 (18.86%) Ruby
18 113 (18.37%) Degree
19 112 (18.21%) Continuous Integration
20 111 (18.05%) SQL
21 109 (17.72%) Software Testing
22 108 (17.56%) QA Automation
23 103 (16.75%) Automation Testing
24 99 (16.10%) Apple iOS
25 95 (15.45%) Test Scripting
26 94 (15.28%) JIRA
27 86 (13.98%) Mobile App
27 86 (13.98%) API Testing
28 83 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
28 83 (13.50%) Computer Science

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 19 (3.09%) Confluence
2 10 (1.63%) CMS
3 3 (0.49%) Apache
3 3 (0.49%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.33%) Node.js
5 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.16%) IIS
5 1 (0.16%) TorqueBox
Applications
1 20 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.79%) Maya
3 3 (0.49%) MS Office
4 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Mudbox
5 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.16%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.98%) GitHub
3 4 (0.65%) SaaS
4 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.72%) Internet
2 15 (2.44%) HTTP
3 5 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.49%) SSH
5 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.39%) Relational Database
2 23 (3.74%) SQL Server
3 15 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (2.11%) Oracle ODI
5 8 (1.30%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.30%) MySQL
6 3 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.33%) HBase
8 1 (0.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 366 (59.51%) Selenium
2 240 (39.02%) Cucumber
3 221 (35.93%) WebDriver
4 119 (19.35%) Jenkins
5 94 (15.28%) JIRA
6 72 (11.71%) Git (software)
7 61 (9.92%) Appium
8 57 (9.27%) SpecFlow
9 48 (7.80%) JMeter
10 46 (7.48%) JUnit
11 35 (5.69%) HP UFT
11 35 (5.69%) Subversion
12 29 (4.72%) Calabash
13 28 (4.55%) WATIR
14 27 (4.39%) SoapUI
15 25 (4.07%) RSpec
15 25 (4.07%) TeamCity
16 24 (3.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 23 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
18 22 (3.58%) TestNG
General
1 118 (19.19%) Finance
2 41 (6.67%) Retail
3 37 (6.02%) Games
4 30 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.25%) Marketing
6 14 (2.28%) Law
7 12 (1.95%) Polish Language
8 9 (1.46%) Banking
9 8 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.98%) Legal
10 6 (0.98%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.81%) Online Betting
12 4 (0.65%) Advertising
12 4 (0.65%) Back Office
12 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.49%) Electronics
13 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.49%) Publishing
14 2 (0.33%) Automotive
14 2 (0.33%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (11.22%) .NET
2 45 (7.32%) Web Services
3 44 (7.15%) REST
4 42 (6.83%) Gherkin
5 39 (6.34%) RESTful
6 38 (6.18%) XML
7 35 (5.69%) HTML
8 27 (4.39%) CSS
9 24 (3.90%) SOAP
10 22 (3.58%) JSON
11 13 (2.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 8 (1.30%) Spring
13 7 (1.14%) J2EE
14 6 (0.98%) HTML5
15 5 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (0.81%) Behat
15 5 (0.81%) jQuery
16 4 (0.65%) Ajax
16 4 (0.65%) LESS
16 4 (0.65%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 86 (13.98%) Mobile App
2 83 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (13.50%) Computer Science
3 45 (7.32%) Fintech
4 21 (3.41%) User Experience
5 20 (3.25%) Digital Media
6 17 (2.76%) Blog
6 17 (2.76%) Online Games
7 12 (1.95%) Blackberry
7 12 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (1.95%) iPad
7 12 (1.95%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.95%) Online Gambling
8 10 (1.63%) RIA
9 6 (0.98%) Derivative
9 6 (0.98%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.81%) Physics
11 4 (0.65%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.65%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 117 (19.02%) Android
2 99 (16.10%) Apple iOS
3 62 (10.08%) Linux
4 45 (7.32%) Windows
5 35 (5.69%) Unix
6 5 (0.81%) CentOS
6 5 (0.81%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (40.65%) BDD
3 215 (34.96%) Test Automation
4 192 (31.22%) Scrum
5 171 (27.80%) TDD
6 145 (23.58%) Automated Testing
7 141 (22.93%) Manual Testing
8 112 (18.21%) Continuous Integration
9 109 (17.72%) Software Testing
10 108 (17.56%) QA Automation
11 103 (16.75%) Automation Testing
12 95 (15.45%) Test Scripting
13 86 (13.98%) API Testing
14 74 (12.03%) Regression Testing
15 71 (11.54%) SDLC
16 69 (11.22%) Agile Testing
17 63 (10.24%) Test Strategy
18 59 (9.59%) E-Commerce
19 57 (9.27%) User Acceptance Testing
20 53 (8.62%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 258 (41.95%) Java
2 157 (25.53%) C#
3 116 (18.86%) Ruby
4 111 (18.05%) SQL
5 68 (11.06%) Python
6 48 (7.80%) JavaScript
7 33 (5.37%) PHP
8 32 (5.20%) Scala
9 25 (4.07%) Clojure
10 19 (3.09%) Groovy
11 15 (2.44%) VBScript
12 11 (1.79%) C
13 6 (0.98%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.98%) C++
14 2 (0.33%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.16%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.16%) Perl
15 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 113 (18.37%) Degree
2 50 (8.13%) ISEB
3 44 (7.15%) ISTQB
4 20 (3.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (2.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (0.49%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 615 (100.00%) QA
2 16 (2.60%) GCP
3 13 (2.11%) SDET
4 4 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (0.81%) Docker
2 3 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.33%) Firmware
4 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (2.28%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.30%) Ansible
3 7 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.14%) Puppet
4 6 (0.98%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.33%) Salt
5 2 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (5.85%) Microsoft
2 23 (3.74%) Oracle
3 16 (2.60%) SAP
4 12 (1.95%) Rally
5 11 (1.79%) HP
6 8 (1.30%) Atlassian
6 8 (1.30%) Google
7 3 (0.49%) Apple
7 3 (0.49%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.49%) StreamBase
7 3 (0.49%) VMware
7 3 (0.49%) WorldPay
8 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.16%) Cerillion
9 1 (0.16%) Infor
9 1 (0.16%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.16%) Sage
9 1 (0.16%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.16%) Twitter
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Xcede
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Orwell Group
Salary: Competitive salary + Equity (Share Options)
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Harrow
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benifits and Bonuses
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Development and Infrastructure
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Eze Software Group
Salary: From £35 to £50 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
North West London
asos
Salary: Competitive salary and amazing benefits
Posted: 23 days ago