The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 380 431 385
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 245 240 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.55% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.57% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 229 197 270
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
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
36316 42094 44007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.66% 95.80% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 31475 35861 36604
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

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 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +30 18 £50,000 -2.43% 4
Ealing +26 1 £42,500 - 1
Twickenham +6 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £55,000 - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £42,500 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, QA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 529 (100.00%) QA
2 405 (76.56%) Agile Software Development
3 325 (61.44%) Selenium
4 241 (45.56%) BDD
5 238 (44.99%) Java
6 218 (41.21%) Cucumber
7 173 (32.70%) Scrum
8 165 (31.19%) Test Automation
9 155 (29.30%) TDD
10 152 (28.73%) Manual Testing
11 134 (25.33%) SQL
12 128 (24.20%) Software Testing
13 126 (23.82%) WebDriver
14 101 (19.09%) C#
15 95 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
16 94 (17.77%) Automated Testing
17 90 (17.01%) Degree
17 90 (17.01%) Automation Testing
18 89 (16.82%) Android
18 89 (16.82%) Finance
19 81 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
20 79 (14.93%) Appium
21 78 (14.74%) Regression Testing
22 77 (14.56%) JIRA
23 76 (14.37%) Apple iOS
24 73 (13.80%) Git (software)
25 72 (13.61%) QA Automation
26 71 (13.42%) Mobile App
26 71 (13.42%) Computer Science
26 71 (13.42%) ISTQB

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (4.35%) Confluence
2 7 (1.32%) IIS
3 4 (0.76%) SAS
4 2 (0.38%) CMS
5 1 (0.19%) CICS
5 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.57%) Maya
3 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.65%) GitHub
2 13 (2.46%) SaaS
3 4 (0.76%) PaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.19%) Google Play
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.16%) Internet
2 8 (1.51%) HTTP
3 6 (1.13%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.95%) SSH
5 2 (0.38%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.19%) Broadband
6 1 (0.19%) SSL
6 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.54%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.97%) MySQL
3 17 (3.21%) MongoDB
4 16 (3.02%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.51%) HBase
7 6 (1.13%) DB2
7 6 (1.13%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.13%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (0.95%) SQLite
9 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.38%) Big Data
10 2 (0.38%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.19%) Electronic Patient Records
11 1 (0.19%) OLAP
11 1 (0.19%) OLTP
11 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 325 (61.44%) Selenium
2 218 (41.21%) Cucumber
3 126 (23.82%) WebDriver
4 79 (14.93%) Appium
5 77 (14.56%) JIRA
6 73 (13.80%) Git (software)
7 63 (11.91%) JUnit
8 49 (9.26%) Jenkins
9 40 (7.56%) SoapUI
10 39 (7.37%) JMeter
11 37 (6.99%) SpecFlow
12 34 (6.43%) Robotium
13 27 (5.10%) HP UFT
14 24 (4.54%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (3.97%) Calabash
16 19 (3.59%) Subversion
17 18 (3.40%) JBehave
18 16 (3.02%) RSpec
18 16 (3.02%) TestRail
19 14 (2.65%) LoadRunner
General
1 89 (16.82%) Finance
2 37 (6.99%) Games
3 26 (4.91%) Retail
4 18 (3.40%) Marketing
5 17 (3.21%) Banking
6 14 (2.65%) Advertising
7 13 (2.46%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.13%) Law
8 6 (1.13%) Polish Language
9 3 (0.57%) Automotive
9 3 (0.57%) Back Office
9 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.57%) Publishing
10 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.38%) Front Office
10 2 (0.38%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (9.07%) .NET
1 48 (9.07%) Gherkin
2 38 (7.18%) Web Services
3 37 (6.99%) RESTful
4 36 (6.81%) HTML
5 30 (5.67%) REST
6 29 (5.48%) XML
7 24 (4.54%) CSS
8 19 (3.59%) SOAP
9 11 (2.08%) jQuery
9 11 (2.08%) JSON
10 9 (1.70%) Qt
11 7 (1.32%) Ajax
12 6 (1.13%) HTML5
12 6 (1.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 5 (0.95%) ASP.NET
14 4 (0.76%) .NET Framework
15 3 (0.57%) AngularJS
15 3 (0.57%) Swagger
16 2 (0.38%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 81 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (13.42%) Computer Science
2 71 (13.42%) Mobile App
3 28 (5.29%) Blog
4 22 (4.16%) Fintech
5 14 (2.65%) RIA
6 13 (2.46%) Online Games
7 8 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.13%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.13%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.13%) Social Network
9 5 (0.95%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.95%) Digital Media
9 5 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.95%) Online Gambling
10 4 (0.76%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (0.76%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.57%) Augmented Reality
11 3 (0.57%) Derivative
11 3 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 89 (16.82%) Android
2 76 (14.37%) Apple iOS
3 45 (8.51%) Unix
4 37 (6.99%) Linux
5 23 (4.35%) Windows
6 4 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (76.56%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (45.56%) BDD
3 173 (32.70%) Scrum
4 165 (31.19%) Test Automation
5 155 (29.30%) TDD
6 152 (28.73%) Manual Testing
7 128 (24.20%) Software Testing
8 95 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
9 94 (17.77%) Automated Testing
10 90 (17.01%) Automation Testing
11 78 (14.74%) Regression Testing
12 72 (13.61%) QA Automation
13 64 (12.10%) Agile Testing
14 58 (10.96%) Test Scripting
15 54 (10.21%) API Testing
15 54 (10.21%) Exploratory Testing
15 54 (10.21%) Performance Testing
16 44 (8.32%) Test Strategy
17 42 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
18 41 (7.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 238 (44.99%) Java
2 134 (25.33%) SQL
3 101 (19.09%) C#
4 70 (13.23%) Ruby
5 46 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 46 (8.70%) Python
6 17 (3.21%) PHP
7 16 (3.02%) VBScript
8 14 (2.65%) Scala
9 13 (2.46%) Bash Shell
9 13 (2.46%) Clojure
10 12 (2.27%) C++
11 11 (2.08%) C
12 9 (1.70%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.70%) VB
13 5 (0.95%) COBOL
13 5 (0.95%) Groovy
14 4 (0.76%) R
15 3 (0.57%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 90 (17.01%) Degree
2 71 (13.42%) ISTQB
3 65 (12.29%) ISEB
4 20 (3.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (2.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (0.95%) MBA
7 1 (0.19%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 529 (100.00%) QA
2 28 (5.29%) GCP
3 17 (3.21%) SDET
4 5 (0.95%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.38%) WAI
5 2 (0.38%) WCAG
6 1 (0.19%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (3.02%) Virtual Machines
1 16 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (5.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.97%) Oracle
3 20 (3.78%) HP
4 16 (3.02%) VMware
5 13 (2.46%) Google
6 4 (0.76%) hybris
6 4 (0.76%) MEDITECH
7 2 (0.38%) Apple
7 2 (0.38%) New Relic
7 2 (0.38%) Splunk
8 1 (0.19%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.19%) IBM
8 1 (0.19%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.19%) Rally
8 1 (0.19%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.19%) SAP
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ealing, London, W5
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
4 Pentonville Road - London
Ticketmaster
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DreamTek
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits & Gym
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 40,000-45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Reco Group
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 per year + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest Group PLC
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
South West London
Chelsea Apps Factory Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum free Breakfast, Pension, Childcare V
Posted: 9 days ago
London
betgenius
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 17 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London, SE1
Kobalt Music
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago