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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 445 367 344
Rank change year-on-year
-78 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 173 271 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.64% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.68% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 153 246 278
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
38886 39658 42367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.87% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33086 32487 36434
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 £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -23 19 £40,750 -9.44% 5
Chiswick - 5 £20,000 -
Teddington - 3 £45,000 -
Hammersmith - 2 £36,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £52,500 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 400 (100.00%) QA
2 274 (68.50%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (50.75%) Selenium
4 138 (34.50%) SQL
5 136 (34.00%) Cucumber
6 133 (33.25%) BDD
7 132 (33.00%) WebDriver
8 128 (32.00%) Test Automation
9 125 (31.25%) TDD
10 119 (29.75%) Automated Testing
11 115 (28.75%) Java
12 112 (28.00%) Test Scripting
13 110 (27.50%) Scrum
14 98 (24.50%) Continuous Integration
14 98 (24.50%) Manual Testing
15 95 (23.75%) JIRA
16 87 (21.75%) Finance
17 79 (19.75%) C#
18 75 (18.75%) Regression Testing
19 71 (17.75%) Gherkin
20 67 (16.75%) Linux
21 62 (15.50%) Degree
22 60 (15.00%) Git (software)
23 56 (14.00%) E-Commerce
24 53 (13.25%) User Stories
25 50 (12.50%) Web Services
25 50 (12.50%) Ruby
26 49 (12.25%) UNIX
27 48 (12.00%) Integration Testing
28 45 (11.25%) Open Source

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (2.75%) CMS
2 5 (1.25%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.75%) Node.js
4 1 (0.25%) uiautomator
4 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.25%) MS Office
1 5 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.25%) Magento
2 4 (1.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.00%) SaaS
2 5 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.50%) GitHub
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.25%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.25%) Internet
3 6 (1.50%) DSL
4 5 (1.25%) HTTP
4 5 (1.25%) DNS
5 2 (0.50%) HSUPA
5 2 (0.50%) NAS
5 2 (0.50%) GPRS
5 2 (0.50%) GSM
5 2 (0.50%) 3GPP
5 2 (0.50%) UMTS
5 2 (0.50%) WCDMA
5 2 (0.50%) 3G
5 2 (0.50%) Wireless
5 2 (0.50%) HSDPA
5 2 (0.50%) 2G
6 1 (0.25%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.25%) SMS
6 1 (0.25%) HSPA
6 1 (0.25%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 27 (6.75%) MySQL
3 18 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.50%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.00%) DB2
7 3 (0.75%) Big Data
7 3 (0.75%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.50%) OLTP
8 2 (0.50%) OLAP
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.25%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.25%) Cognos Impromptu
9 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 203 (50.75%) Selenium
2 136 (34.00%) Cucumber
3 132 (33.00%) WebDriver
4 95 (23.75%) JIRA
5 60 (15.00%) Git (software)
6 33 (8.25%) QuickTest Pro
7 31 (7.75%) Jenkins
7 31 (7.75%) Calabash
8 30 (7.50%) RSpec
8 30 (7.50%) Visual Studio
9 28 (7.00%) JUnit
9 28 (7.00%) TeamCity
10 27 (6.75%) JMeter
11 25 (6.25%) SpecFlow
11 25 (6.25%) Behat
12 23 (5.75%) Subversion
13 19 (4.75%) SoapUI
14 18 (4.50%) WATIR
15 17 (4.25%) Capybara
16 14 (3.50%) Maven
General
1 87 (21.75%) Finance
2 22 (5.50%) Telecoms
3 20 (5.00%) Retail
3 20 (5.00%) Games
4 10 (2.50%) Marketing
5 9 (2.25%) Advertising
6 8 (2.00%) Legal
7 7 (1.75%) Publishing
7 7 (1.75%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.50%) Law
9 5 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.25%) Online Betting
9 5 (1.25%) Banking
10 3 (0.75%) Front Office
10 3 (0.75%) Polish Language
11 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Electronics
12 1 (0.25%) Back Office
12 1 (0.25%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (17.75%) Gherkin
2 50 (12.50%) Web Services
3 34 (8.50%) .NET
4 32 (8.00%) XML
5 19 (4.75%) RESTful
6 18 (4.50%) HTML
7 17 (4.25%) SOAP
8 9 (2.25%) Spring
8 9 (2.25%) JSON
9 7 (1.75%) CSS
9 7 (1.75%) XMPP
10 6 (1.50%) REST
11 5 (1.25%) HTML5
11 5 (1.25%) J2EE
12 4 (1.00%) Hibernate
13 3 (0.75%) jQuery
13 3 (0.75%) Java EE
14 2 (0.50%) Dojo
14 2 (0.50%) Ajax
14 2 (0.50%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.25%) Open Source
2 38 (9.50%) Computer Science
3 31 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (7.50%) Mobile App
5 19 (4.75%) Online Gambling
6 12 (3.00%) User Experience
7 10 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.25%) Spread Betting
9 4 (1.00%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.00%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.75%) iPad
10 3 (0.75%) Handset
10 3 (0.75%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.75%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.75%) iPhone
10 3 (0.75%) Online Games
11 2 (0.50%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.50%) Video Editing
11 2 (0.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 67 (16.75%) Linux
2 49 (12.25%) UNIX
3 38 (9.50%) Windows
4 34 (8.50%) Android
4 34 (8.50%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.75%) Mac OS
6 7 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.25%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.25%) CentOS
8 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (68.50%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (33.25%) BDD
3 128 (32.00%) Test Automation
4 125 (31.25%) TDD
5 119 (29.75%) Automated Testing
6 112 (28.00%) Test Scripting
7 110 (27.50%) Scrum
8 98 (24.50%) Continuous Integration
8 98 (24.50%) Manual Testing
9 75 (18.75%) Regression Testing
10 56 (14.00%) E-Commerce
11 53 (13.25%) User Stories
12 48 (12.00%) Integration Testing
13 44 (11.00%) Automation Testing
14 39 (9.75%) Performance Testing
15 37 (9.25%) Software Testing
16 28 (7.00%) Software Engineering
16 28 (7.00%) Analytics
17 27 (6.75%) Test Strategy
17 27 (6.75%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (34.50%) SQL
2 115 (28.75%) Java
3 79 (19.75%) C#
4 50 (12.50%) Ruby
5 35 (8.75%) JavaScript
6 23 (5.75%) Python
7 22 (5.50%) Groovy
8 17 (4.25%) PHP
9 14 (3.50%) C++
10 10 (2.50%) Scala
11 7 (1.75%) C
11 7 (1.75%) Perl
12 4 (1.00%) VB
13 3 (0.75%) Clojure
13 3 (0.75%) VBScript
14 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.50%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.50%) R
15 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 62 (15.50%) Degree
2 30 (7.50%) ISEB
3 13 (3.25%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.75%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 400 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (0.75%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (1.25%) Puppet
1 5 (1.25%) Ansible
1 5 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.00%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 12 (3.00%) Oracle
2 7 (1.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (1.75%) Cerillion
3 4 (1.00%) Google
4 3 (0.75%) VMware
5 2 (0.50%) Sony
6 1 (0.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.25%) Nokia
6 1 (0.25%) IBM
6 1 (0.25%) Intel
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