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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 452 395 365
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 158 284 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.62% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.66% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 128 253 218
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
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
40133 43019 41043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.73% 93.91% 94.06%
Number of salaries quoted 33808 35399 34741
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +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 26 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 26 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
(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 -9 20 £42,500 -2.85% 6
Teddington - 2 £45,000 -
Chiswick - 2 £20,000 -
Hammersmith -3 1 £41,000 +17.14%
Surbiton - 1 £32,500 -
Southwark - 1 £28,500 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 347 (100.00%) QA
2 258 (74.35%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (51.01%) Selenium
4 135 (38.90%) Cucumber
5 125 (36.02%) Test Automation
6 123 (35.45%) SQL
7 121 (34.87%) BDD
8 119 (34.29%) WebDriver
9 108 (31.12%) Java
10 103 (29.68%) Automated Testing
11 98 (28.24%) Scrum
12 93 (26.80%) TDD
13 88 (25.36%) Test Scripting
14 87 (25.07%) Manual Testing
15 86 (24.78%) Continuous Integration
16 73 (21.04%) Gherkin
17 72 (20.75%) Finance
18 71 (20.46%) Regression Testing
19 65 (18.73%) Ruby
20 64 (18.44%) Linux
21 63 (18.16%) Git (software)
22 62 (17.87%) C#
22 62 (17.87%) JIRA
23 59 (17.00%) E-Commerce
24 54 (15.56%) Web Services
25 50 (14.41%) JavaScript
26 49 (14.12%) Degree
27 48 (13.83%) User Stories
28 47 (13.54%) Jenkins
29 46 (13.26%) Android

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 10 (2.88%) CMS
2 5 (1.44%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.15%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.15%) Node.js
4 3 (0.86%) WordPress
5 1 (0.29%) uiautomator
5 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.44%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.73%) SaaS
2 3 (0.86%) GitHub
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.59%) Internet
2 7 (2.02%) HTTP
3 5 (1.44%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.44%) DSL
4 4 (1.15%) DNS
5 2 (0.58%) 3G
5 2 (0.58%) GPRS
5 2 (0.58%) GSM
5 2 (0.58%) 3GPP
5 2 (0.58%) UMTS
5 2 (0.58%) WCDMA
5 2 (0.58%) Wireless
5 2 (0.58%) HSDPA
5 2 (0.58%) 2G
5 2 (0.58%) HSUPA
5 2 (0.58%) NAS
6 1 (0.29%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.29%) HSPA
6 1 (0.29%) LTE
6 1 (0.29%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.49%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (7.20%) MySQL
3 15 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (3.46%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.17%) SQL Server
5 11 (3.17%) DB2
6 5 (1.44%) OLAP
6 5 (1.44%) OLTP
6 5 (1.44%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (1.15%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (1.15%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.86%) Big Data
9 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.29%) Cognos Impromptu
10 1 (0.29%) Redis
10 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.29%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 177 (51.01%) Selenium
2 135 (38.90%) Cucumber
3 119 (34.29%) WebDriver
4 63 (18.16%) Git (software)
5 62 (17.87%) JIRA
6 47 (13.54%) Jenkins
7 39 (11.24%) Subversion
8 37 (10.66%) QuickTest Pro
9 35 (10.09%) RSpec
10 34 (9.80%) Visual Studio
11 31 (8.93%) Calabash
12 30 (8.65%) JUnit
13 23 (6.63%) JMeter
14 19 (5.48%) Firebug
14 19 (5.48%) Capybara
14 19 (5.48%) SoapUI
14 19 (5.48%) TeamCity
15 18 (5.19%) Fiddler
16 16 (4.61%) TestNG
16 16 (4.61%) Maven
General
1 72 (20.75%) Finance
2 40 (11.53%) Games
3 18 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.61%) Retail
5 11 (3.17%) Marketing
5 11 (3.17%) Polish Language
6 10 (2.88%) Online Betting
7 8 (2.31%) Advertising
8 7 (2.02%) Publishing
9 6 (1.73%) Legal
10 5 (1.44%) Law
10 5 (1.44%) Banking
11 3 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.29%) Front Office
13 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (21.04%) Gherkin
2 54 (15.56%) Web Services
3 37 (10.66%) XML
4 30 (8.65%) HTML
5 29 (8.36%) .NET
6 22 (6.34%) CSS
7 20 (5.76%) JSON
8 19 (5.48%) RESTful
9 18 (5.19%) SOAP
10 10 (2.88%) Ajax
11 7 (2.02%) XMPP
11 7 (2.02%) Hibernate
11 7 (2.02%) Spring
11 7 (2.02%) REST
12 6 (1.73%) Regular Expression
12 6 (1.73%) jQuery
13 5 (1.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 4 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
14 4 (1.15%) Java EE
15 3 (0.86%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (11.53%) Computer Science
3 38 (10.95%) Mobile App
4 34 (9.80%) Open Source
5 22 (6.34%) Online Gambling
6 12 (3.46%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.88%) User Experience
8 8 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.02%) Online Games
9 7 (2.02%) iPad
9 7 (2.02%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.73%) Social Gaming
10 6 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.44%) Spread Betting
12 4 (1.15%) Photography
12 4 (1.15%) Data Integration
12 4 (1.15%) iPhone
12 4 (1.15%) Mobile Games
13 3 (0.86%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.86%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 64 (18.44%) Linux
2 46 (13.26%) Android
3 41 (11.82%) Apple iOS
4 35 (10.09%) UNIX
5 33 (9.51%) Windows
6 11 (3.17%) Mac OS
7 6 (1.73%) Windows Phone
8 5 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.44%) VMS
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.29%) Debian
9 1 (0.29%) CentOS
9 1 (0.29%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (74.35%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (36.02%) Test Automation
3 121 (34.87%) BDD
4 103 (29.68%) Automated Testing
5 98 (28.24%) Scrum
6 93 (26.80%) TDD
7 88 (25.36%) Test Scripting
8 87 (25.07%) Manual Testing
9 86 (24.78%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (20.46%) Regression Testing
11 59 (17.00%) E-Commerce
12 48 (13.83%) User Stories
13 42 (12.10%) Integration Testing
14 38 (10.95%) Automation Testing
15 36 (10.37%) Performance Testing
16 33 (9.51%) Software Testing
17 27 (7.78%) Test Strategy
18 24 (6.92%) B2C
18 24 (6.92%) Test Planning
19 23 (6.63%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 123 (35.45%) SQL
2 108 (31.12%) Java
3 65 (18.73%) Ruby
4 62 (17.87%) C#
5 50 (14.41%) JavaScript
6 19 (5.48%) Python
7 15 (4.32%) PHP
8 14 (4.03%) Groovy
9 12 (3.46%) Objective-C
10 11 (3.17%) Scala
11 9 (2.59%) C
12 7 (2.02%) C++
13 5 (1.44%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.44%) VBScript
14 4 (1.15%) Clojure
15 3 (0.86%) VB
16 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.58%) R
17 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 49 (14.12%) Degree
2 30 (8.65%) ISEB
3 16 (4.61%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 347 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.86%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.31%) Puppet
2 4 (1.15%) Vagrant
2 4 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.15%) Ansible
3 3 (0.86%) AppDNA
3 3 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (7.78%) Oracle
2 6 (1.73%) VMware
2 6 (1.73%) Google
3 5 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (1.44%) Cerillion
4 4 (1.15%) Facebook
4 4 (1.15%) Progress
4 4 (1.15%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.58%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.58%) Sony
6 1 (0.29%) Reuters
6 1 (0.29%) Intel
6 1 (0.29%) Nokia
6 1 (0.29%) IBM
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,0000
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus+benefits+package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 -50000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago