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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 450 387 354
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 158 264 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.61% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.65% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 134 232 255
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £62,500
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
39241 40713 41625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.78% 94.21%
Number of salaries quoted 33105 33367 35450
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £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 4 March 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 4 March 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
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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 -12 17 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Chiswick - 5 £20,000 -
Teddington - 3 £45,000 -
Hammersmith - 2 £36,500 -
Southwark - 1 £28,500 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 365 (100.00%) QA
2 257 (70.41%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (50.41%) Selenium
4 138 (37.81%) Cucumber
5 127 (34.79%) BDD
5 127 (34.79%) WebDriver
5 127 (34.79%) Test Automation
6 124 (33.97%) SQL
7 108 (29.59%) Java
8 107 (29.32%) TDD
9 102 (27.95%) Automated Testing
10 99 (27.12%) Scrum
11 94 (25.75%) Continuous Integration
12 93 (25.48%) Manual Testing
13 89 (24.38%) Test Scripting
14 77 (21.10%) Finance
15 74 (20.27%) Regression Testing
16 73 (20.00%) JIRA
17 70 (19.18%) Gherkin
18 68 (18.63%) C#
19 65 (17.81%) Linux
20 63 (17.26%) Ruby
20 63 (17.26%) Git (software)
21 61 (16.71%) E-Commerce
22 53 (14.52%) Web Services
23 50 (13.70%) Degree
24 47 (12.88%) Android
25 46 (12.60%) User Stories
26 45 (12.33%) Integration Testing
27 43 (11.78%) UNIX

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 12 (3.29%) CMS
2 4 (1.10%) Node.js
2 4 (1.10%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.82%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.82%) WordPress
4 1 (0.27%) uiautomator
Applications
1 6 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.37%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.19%) SaaS
2 3 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.82%) GitHub
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.47%) Internet
1 9 (2.47%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.64%) DSL
2 6 (1.64%) HTTP
3 4 (1.10%) DNS
4 2 (0.55%) NAS
4 2 (0.55%) HSUPA
4 2 (0.55%) Wireless
4 2 (0.55%) 3G
4 2 (0.55%) HSDPA
4 2 (0.55%) 2G
4 2 (0.55%) GPRS
4 2 (0.55%) GSM
4 2 (0.55%) 3GPP
4 2 (0.55%) UMTS
4 2 (0.55%) WCDMA
5 1 (0.27%) SMS
5 1 (0.27%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.27%) HSPA
5 1 (0.27%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.12%) MySQL
2 22 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.01%) SQL Server
6 8 (2.19%) DB2
7 7 (1.92%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.10%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.10%) OLTP
8 4 (1.10%) OLAP
9 3 (0.82%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (0.82%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (0.82%) Big Data
10 1 (0.27%) Cognos Impromptu
10 1 (0.27%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 184 (50.41%) Selenium
2 138 (37.81%) Cucumber
3 127 (34.79%) WebDriver
4 73 (20.00%) JIRA
5 63 (17.26%) Git (software)
6 43 (11.78%) Jenkins
7 35 (9.59%) RSpec
8 33 (9.04%) Visual Studio
9 32 (8.77%) Calabash
9 32 (8.77%) QuickTest Pro
10 30 (8.22%) JUnit
10 30 (8.22%) Subversion
11 23 (6.30%) JMeter
12 22 (6.03%) TeamCity
13 20 (5.48%) Capybara
14 19 (5.21%) SoapUI
15 18 (4.93%) SpecFlow
15 18 (4.93%) Behat
16 16 (4.38%) WATIR
16 16 (4.38%) TestNG
General
1 77 (21.10%) Finance
2 29 (7.95%) Games
3 19 (5.21%) Retail
4 18 (4.93%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.74%) Marketing
6 8 (2.19%) Legal
6 8 (2.19%) Advertising
7 7 (1.92%) Polish Language
7 7 (1.92%) Online Betting
8 6 (1.64%) Publishing
8 6 (1.64%) Law
9 5 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.37%) Banking
10 4 (1.10%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) Front Office
11 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (19.18%) Gherkin
2 53 (14.52%) Web Services
3 36 (9.86%) XML
4 31 (8.49%) .NET
5 25 (6.85%) HTML
6 18 (4.93%) RESTful
7 17 (4.66%) CSS
7 17 (4.66%) JSON
8 16 (4.38%) SOAP
9 8 (2.19%) Spring
10 7 (1.92%) XMPP
11 6 (1.64%) jQuery
11 6 (1.64%) Ajax
11 6 (1.64%) Hibernate
12 5 (1.37%) Regular Expression
13 4 (1.10%) REST
13 4 (1.10%) RabbitMQ
14 3 (0.82%) Dojo
14 3 (0.82%) Java EE
14 3 (0.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.14%) Computer Science
1 37 (10.14%) Mobile App
1 37 (10.14%) Open Source
2 33 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.48%) Online Gambling
4 12 (3.29%) User Experience
5 8 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.64%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.37%) Spread Betting
7 5 (1.37%) iPad
8 4 (1.10%) iPhone
8 4 (1.10%) Online Games
8 4 (1.10%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.82%) Handset
9 3 (0.82%) Blog
9 3 (0.82%) Social Network
9 3 (0.82%) Photography
9 3 (0.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 65 (17.81%) Linux
2 47 (12.88%) Android
3 43 (11.78%) UNIX
3 43 (11.78%) Apple iOS
4 36 (9.86%) Windows
5 11 (3.01%) Mac OS
6 5 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.10%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.82%) VMS
9 1 (0.27%) Debian
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.27%) CentOS
9 1 (0.27%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (70.41%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (34.79%) BDD
2 127 (34.79%) Test Automation
3 107 (29.32%) TDD
4 102 (27.95%) Automated Testing
5 99 (27.12%) Scrum
6 94 (25.75%) Continuous Integration
7 93 (25.48%) Manual Testing
8 89 (24.38%) Test Scripting
9 74 (20.27%) Regression Testing
10 61 (16.71%) E-Commerce
11 46 (12.60%) User Stories
12 45 (12.33%) Integration Testing
13 41 (11.23%) Automation Testing
14 34 (9.32%) Performance Testing
15 33 (9.04%) Software Testing
16 26 (7.12%) Test Strategy
16 26 (7.12%) Analytics
17 23 (6.30%) Test Planning
18 22 (6.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 124 (33.97%) SQL
2 108 (29.59%) Java
3 68 (18.63%) C#
4 63 (17.26%) Ruby
5 43 (11.78%) JavaScript
6 22 (6.03%) Python
7 18 (4.93%) Groovy
8 15 (4.11%) PHP
9 11 (3.01%) Scala
10 10 (2.74%) Objective-C
11 9 (2.47%) C++
12 8 (2.19%) C
13 4 (1.10%) Clojure
13 4 (1.10%) VBScript
13 4 (1.10%) VB
14 3 (0.82%) Perl
15 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.55%) R
15 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (13.70%) Degree
2 29 (7.95%) ISEB
3 15 (4.11%) VCP4
4 13 (3.56%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.55%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) HND
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 365 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.10%) XenDesktop
1 4 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (1.92%) Puppet
2 4 (1.10%) AppDNA
2 4 (1.10%) Ansible
2 4 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.82%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (4.93%) Oracle
2 6 (1.64%) Google
3 5 (1.37%) VMware
3 5 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (1.37%) Cerillion
4 4 (1.10%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.55%) Sony
6 1 (0.27%) Progress
6 1 (0.27%) Intel
6 1 (0.27%) IBM
6 1 (0.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.27%) Nokia
6 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.27%) Facebook
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