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 2 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 369 441 380
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -61
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 283 231 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.72% 0.52% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.54% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 266 183 327
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
37841 42597 47827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 95.71% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 32935 36039 40070
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +56 54 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £40,000 -
Docklands, London - 3 £57,500 -
Hammersmith - 3 £56,250 -
Greenford - 1 £45,000 -
Harrow - 1 £40,000 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 576 (100.00%) QA
2 453 (78.65%) Agile Software Development
3 351 (60.94%) Selenium
4 253 (43.92%) Java
5 249 (43.23%) BDD
6 232 (40.28%) Cucumber
7 193 (33.51%) WebDriver
8 191 (33.16%) Test Automation
9 177 (30.73%) Scrum
10 163 (28.30%) TDD
11 146 (25.35%) C#
12 142 (24.65%) Manual Testing
13 135 (23.44%) SQL
14 112 (19.44%) Automated Testing
15 110 (19.10%) Software Testing
16 108 (18.75%) QA Automation
17 107 (18.58%) Finance
18 104 (18.06%) Automation Testing
19 103 (17.88%) Continuous Integration
20 101 (17.53%) Degree
21 100 (17.36%) Ruby
22 99 (17.19%) Android
23 86 (14.93%) Agile Testing
24 85 (14.76%) API Testing
24 85 (14.76%) Analytical Skills
25 82 (14.24%) JIRA
26 79 (13.72%) Apple iOS
27 77 (13.37%) Jenkins
27 77 (13.37%) Mobile App
27 77 (13.37%) Computer Science

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 (3.99%) Confluence
2 10 (1.74%) CMS
3 2 (0.35%) SAS
4 1 (0.17%) Apache
4 1 (0.17%) CICS
4 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.17%) IIS
4 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.22%) Maya
3 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.39%) GitHub
2 7 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.69%) SaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.30%) Internet
2 15 (2.60%) HTTP
3 5 (0.87%) SSH
3 5 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.17%) Broadband
5 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 15 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (1.91%) MongoDB
5 9 (1.56%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (0.87%) MySQL
7 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.35%) DB2
8 2 (0.35%) HBase
8 2 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) Big Data
9 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 351 (60.94%) Selenium
2 232 (40.28%) Cucumber
3 193 (33.51%) WebDriver
4 82 (14.24%) JIRA
5 77 (13.37%) Jenkins
6 68 (11.81%) Git (software)
7 63 (10.94%) Appium
8 60 (10.42%) JUnit
9 52 (9.03%) SpecFlow
10 47 (8.16%) SoapUI
11 37 (6.42%) JMeter
12 33 (5.73%) Subversion
13 32 (5.56%) HP UFT
14 30 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
15 25 (4.34%) Calabash
16 20 (3.47%) RSpec
17 19 (3.30%) FitNesse
17 19 (3.30%) Jasmine
18 18 (3.13%) Robotium
18 18 (3.13%) WATIR
General
1 107 (18.58%) Finance
2 40 (6.94%) Retail
3 38 (6.60%) Games
4 21 (3.65%) Marketing
5 18 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.95%) Banking
7 8 (1.39%) Polish Language
8 7 (1.22%) Law
9 6 (1.04%) Advertising
10 5 (0.87%) Back Office
10 5 (0.87%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.87%) Online Betting
11 4 (0.69%) Legal
12 3 (0.52%) Automotive
12 3 (0.52%) Front Office
12 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.35%) Electronics
13 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (12.85%) .NET
2 46 (7.99%) RESTful
3 45 (7.81%) Gherkin
3 45 (7.81%) Web Services
4 40 (6.94%) HTML
5 39 (6.77%) REST
6 33 (5.73%) SOAP
6 33 (5.73%) XML
7 27 (4.69%) CSS
8 15 (2.60%) JSON
9 10 (1.74%) jQuery
10 9 (1.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 5 (0.87%) HTML5
11 5 (0.87%) Spring
12 4 (0.69%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.69%) Ajax
12 4 (0.69%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
13 3 (0.52%) J2EE
13 3 (0.52%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 85 (14.76%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (13.37%) Computer Science
2 77 (13.37%) Mobile App
3 40 (6.94%) Fintech
4 24 (4.17%) Blog
5 18 (3.13%) Digital Media
6 17 (2.95%) Online Games
7 15 (2.60%) User Experience
8 12 (2.08%) RIA
9 9 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.56%) Online Gambling
10 8 (1.39%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.39%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.22%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.87%) Derivative
12 5 (0.87%) iPad
13 4 (0.69%) Artificial Intelligence
13 4 (0.69%) Augmented Reality
14 3 (0.52%) Handset
14 3 (0.52%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 99 (17.19%) Android
2 79 (13.72%) Apple iOS
3 54 (9.38%) Linux
4 30 (5.21%) Unix
5 29 (5.03%) Windows
6 4 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.35%) CentOS
7 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (78.65%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (43.23%) BDD
3 191 (33.16%) Test Automation
4 177 (30.73%) Scrum
5 163 (28.30%) TDD
6 142 (24.65%) Manual Testing
7 112 (19.44%) Automated Testing
8 110 (19.10%) Software Testing
9 108 (18.75%) QA Automation
10 104 (18.06%) Automation Testing
11 103 (17.88%) Continuous Integration
12 86 (14.93%) Agile Testing
13 85 (14.76%) API Testing
14 72 (12.50%) Test Scripting
15 68 (11.81%) Regression Testing
16 56 (9.72%) OOP
17 51 (8.85%) User Acceptance Testing
18 50 (8.68%) SDLC
18 50 (8.68%) Test Strategy
19 47 (8.16%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 253 (43.92%) Java
2 146 (25.35%) C#
3 135 (23.44%) SQL
4 100 (17.36%) Ruby
5 52 (9.03%) Python
6 50 (8.68%) JavaScript
7 33 (5.73%) Scala
8 29 (5.03%) Clojure
9 24 (4.17%) PHP
10 20 (3.47%) VBScript
11 13 (2.26%) Groovy
12 10 (1.74%) C
12 10 (1.74%) C++
13 8 (1.39%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.39%) VB
14 6 (1.04%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.52%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.35%) R
17 1 (0.17%) ActionScript 3.0
17 1 (0.17%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 101 (17.53%) Degree
2 48 (8.33%) ISEB
3 44 (7.64%) ISTQB
4 18 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (2.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (0.87%) MBA
7 1 (0.17%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 576 (100.00%) QA
2 23 (3.99%) GCP
3 14 (2.43%) SDET
4 4 (0.69%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.35%) MiFID
5 2 (0.35%) WAI
5 2 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (7.99%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.13%) Oracle
3 15 (2.60%) HP
4 10 (1.74%) Google
5 8 (1.39%) SAP
6 7 (1.22%) VMware
7 5 (0.87%) Atlassian
7 5 (0.87%) Rally
8 4 (0.69%) Apple
9 3 (0.52%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.52%) StreamBase
9 3 (0.52%) WorldPay
10 2 (0.35%) New Relic
10 2 (0.35%) Splunk
11 1 (0.17%) IBM
11 1 (0.17%) IFS
11 1 (0.17%) Infor
11 1 (0.17%) Sage
11 1 (0.17%) Sitecore
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Oho Group
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30,000 to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
North West London
asos
Salary: Excellent salary and package
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Pentonville Road - London
Ticketmaster
Salary: £31,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago