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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 380 481 401
Rank change year-on-year
+101 -80
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 285 174 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.42% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.44% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 255 151 248
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
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
39136 39804 41394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33735 33728 33851
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,001
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +87 51 £50,000 +17.64% 7
Hammersmith -8 1 £50,000 +36.98% 2
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 571 (100.00%) QA
2 407 (71.28%) Agile Software Development
3 350 (61.30%) Selenium
4 214 (37.48%) Java
5 211 (36.95%) BDD
6 194 (33.98%) Test Automation
7 193 (33.80%) Cucumber
8 182 (31.87%) WebDriver
9 164 (28.72%) Scrum
10 161 (28.20%) TDD
11 152 (26.62%) C#
12 124 (21.72%) Automated Testing
13 117 (20.49%) Jenkins
14 107 (18.74%) Manual Testing
15 105 (18.39%) Software Testing
16 103 (18.04%) Android
17 100 (17.51%) Test Scripting
18 99 (17.34%) SQL
19 97 (16.99%) Degree
19 97 (16.99%) Apple iOS
20 96 (16.81%) Mobile App
21 90 (15.76%) Automation Testing
22 89 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
22 89 (15.59%) Ruby
23 88 (15.41%) QA Automation
24 83 (14.54%) Finance
25 77 (13.49%) JIRA
26 71 (12.43%) Python
26 71 (12.43%) Computer Science
27 70 (12.26%) Test Strategy

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (1.40%) Confluence
2 7 (1.23%) Apache
2 7 (1.23%) CMS
3 5 (0.88%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.53%) TorqueBox
5 2 (0.35%) IIS
6 1 (0.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (1.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.23%) Maya
3 3 (0.53%) MS Office
4 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) Mudbox
5 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.18%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.18%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.93%) SaaS
3 8 (1.40%) GitHub
4 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.18%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.18%) Internet
2 8 (1.40%) HTTP
2 8 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.53%) VoIP
4 2 (0.35%) DNS
5 1 (0.18%) DSL
5 1 (0.18%) LAN
5 1 (0.18%) SAN
5 1 (0.18%) SS7
5 1 (0.18%) Wireless
5 1 (0.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.68%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 11 (1.93%) MySQL
4 10 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.58%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (0.53%) Big Data
6 3 (0.53%) HBase
7 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.35%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 350 (61.30%) Selenium
2 193 (33.80%) Cucumber
3 182 (31.87%) WebDriver
4 117 (20.49%) Jenkins
5 77 (13.49%) JIRA
6 59 (10.33%) Appium
7 53 (9.28%) Git (software)
8 49 (8.58%) HP UFT
8 49 (8.58%) SpecFlow
9 44 (7.71%) JUnit
10 33 (5.78%) RSpec
11 31 (5.43%) Calabash
11 31 (5.43%) JMeter
12 29 (5.08%) Visual Studio
13 28 (4.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 26 (4.55%) TeamCity
15 23 (4.03%) Maven
15 23 (4.03%) Subversion
16 22 (3.85%) WATIR
17 21 (3.68%) NUnit
General
1 83 (14.54%) Finance
2 29 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 28 (4.90%) Retail
4 25 (4.38%) Games
5 22 (3.85%) Marketing
6 11 (1.93%) Law
7 9 (1.58%) Polish Language
8 7 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.05%) Legal
9 6 (1.05%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.88%) Banking
11 4 (0.70%) Advertising
11 4 (0.70%) Electronics
11 4 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.70%) Publishing
12 3 (0.53%) Billing
13 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.18%) Back Office
14 1 (0.18%) Front Office
14 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (8.58%) Web Services
2 47 (8.23%) .NET
3 42 (7.36%) REST
4 36 (6.30%) XML
5 35 (6.13%) Gherkin
6 21 (3.68%) CSS
7 20 (3.50%) JSON
8 18 (3.15%) HTML
8 18 (3.15%) SOAP
9 11 (1.93%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (1.75%) RESTful
11 9 (1.58%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 8 (1.40%) WPF
13 7 (1.23%) J2EE
14 5 (0.88%) Spring
15 4 (0.70%) Behat
15 4 (0.70%) HTML5
15 4 (0.70%) KnockoutJS
15 4 (0.70%) LAMP
15 4 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 96 (16.81%) Mobile App
2 71 (12.43%) Computer Science
3 65 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (5.78%) Fintech
5 19 (3.33%) Digital Media
5 19 (3.33%) User Experience
6 17 (2.98%) iPhone
7 14 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (2.45%) Mathematics
8 12 (2.10%) Physics
9 10 (1.75%) Social Network
10 9 (1.58%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.58%) Online Gambling
11 8 (1.40%) iPad
12 7 (1.23%) Online Games
13 6 (1.05%) Blackberry
13 6 (1.05%) Blog
14 5 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 103 (18.04%) Android
2 97 (16.99%) Apple iOS
3 65 (11.38%) Windows
4 46 (8.06%) Linux
5 33 (5.78%) Unix
6 8 (1.40%) CentOS
7 5 (0.88%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.70%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (71.28%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (36.95%) BDD
3 194 (33.98%) Test Automation
4 164 (28.72%) Scrum
5 161 (28.20%) TDD
6 124 (21.72%) Automated Testing
7 107 (18.74%) Manual Testing
8 105 (18.39%) Software Testing
9 100 (17.51%) Test Scripting
10 90 (15.76%) Automation Testing
11 89 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
12 88 (15.41%) QA Automation
13 70 (12.26%) Test Strategy
14 67 (11.73%) API Testing
14 67 (11.73%) SDLC
15 61 (10.68%) E-Commerce
16 60 (10.51%) Regression Testing
17 47 (8.23%) User Acceptance Testing
18 45 (7.88%) Functional Testing
18 45 (7.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 214 (37.48%) Java
2 152 (26.62%) C#
3 99 (17.34%) SQL
4 89 (15.59%) Ruby
5 71 (12.43%) Python
6 39 (6.83%) PHP
7 30 (5.25%) JavaScript
8 29 (5.08%) Scala
9 23 (4.03%) Groovy
10 12 (2.10%) Clojure
11 9 (1.58%) VBScript
12 7 (1.23%) C
13 6 (1.05%) C++
14 5 (0.88%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.53%) ActionScript
15 3 (0.53%) ActionScript 3.0
15 3 (0.53%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.53%) Perl
16 2 (0.35%) F#
16 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (16.99%) Degree
2 37 (6.48%) ISTQB
3 35 (6.13%) ISEB
4 11 (1.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (1.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 571 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (2.10%) SDET
3 6 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.88%) GCP
5 2 (0.35%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (1.58%) Docker
2 2 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.35%) Firmware
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (4.38%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (2.63%) Ansible
3 12 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.10%) Puppet
4 6 (1.05%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.35%) Salt
5 2 (0.35%) SCCM
6 1 (0.18%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 35 (6.13%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.68%) HP
3 19 (3.33%) Oracle
4 12 (2.10%) SAP
5 8 (1.40%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.23%) Google
6 7 (1.23%) Rally
7 4 (0.70%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.35%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.35%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.18%) Apple
9 1 (0.18%) Canon
9 1 (0.18%) Cerillion
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco
9 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.18%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.18%) Splunk
9 1 (0.18%) Twitter
9 1 (0.18%) VMware
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: From £425 to £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Client Server
Salary: £65,000 to £80,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Circa £28,000 - £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London Bridge
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Salary: Excellent Salaries - Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £38000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
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Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
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London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
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Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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