The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 337 452 398
Rank change year-on-year
+115 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 344 158 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.72% 0.36% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.38% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 309 149 218
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44626 41400 48462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.29% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37463 34618 42150
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Engineer
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 +23 66 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Surbiton - 6 £39,000 -
Croydon 0 5 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Ealing +12 2 £40,000 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 623 (100.00%) QA
2 368 (59.07%) Selenium
3 273 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
4 203 (32.58%) Java
5 175 (28.09%) SQL
5 175 (28.09%) Degree
6 172 (27.61%) Scrum
7 164 (26.32%) Cucumber
8 161 (25.84%) WebDriver
9 160 (25.68%) Test Scripting
10 159 (25.52%) Automated Testing
11 157 (25.20%) BDD
12 154 (24.72%) Test Automation
13 150 (24.08%) JIRA
14 146 (23.43%) Finance
15 143 (22.95%) TDD
16 110 (17.66%) Python
17 107 (17.17%) Linux
18 100 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
19 99 (15.89%) C#
20 93 (14.93%) Manual Testing
21 89 (14.29%) Regression Testing
22 87 (13.96%) Ruby
23 86 (13.80%) JavaScript
24 82 (13.16%) .NET
25 75 (12.04%) Software Engineering
25 75 (12.04%) Automation Testing
26 72 (11.56%) PHP
27 67 (10.75%) E-Commerce
28 64 (10.27%) MySQL

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 27 (4.33%) Confluence
2 25 (4.01%) Tomcat
3 14 (2.25%) Node.js
4 8 (1.28%) CMS
5 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.32%) Apache
5 2 (0.32%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.16%) Drupal
6 1 (0.16%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.64%) MS Office
3 3 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.48%) Maya
4 1 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 21 (3.37%) Magento
2 3 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.16%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.05%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.61%) HTTP
3 6 (0.96%) Internet
3 6 (0.96%) Firewall
3 6 (0.96%) DNS
3 6 (0.96%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.64%) LDAP
4 4 (0.64%) SSL
4 4 (0.64%) LAN
4 4 (0.64%) WAN
5 2 (0.32%) DVB
6 1 (0.16%) HSUPA
6 1 (0.16%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.16%) 2G
6 1 (0.16%) GPRS
6 1 (0.16%) GSM
6 1 (0.16%) WCDMA
6 1 (0.16%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.16%) UMTS
6 1 (0.16%) HSDPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (10.27%) MySQL
2 29 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 26 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.25%) Big Data
8 10 (1.61%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.44%) DB2
10 8 (1.28%) Redis
10 8 (1.28%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.28%) Amazon Redshift
10 8 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (0.80%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle OLAP
13 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.16%) OLAP
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle ODI
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 368 (59.07%) Selenium
2 164 (26.32%) Cucumber
3 161 (25.84%) WebDriver
4 150 (24.08%) JIRA
5 53 (8.51%) Subversion
6 52 (8.35%) Git (software)
7 47 (7.54%) QuickTest Pro
8 46 (7.38%) SoapUI
9 40 (6.42%) Maven
10 37 (5.94%) JUnit
10 37 (5.94%) JMeter
10 37 (5.94%) FitNesse
11 33 (5.30%) Hudson
11 33 (5.30%) PHPUnit
12 30 (4.82%) Jenkins
13 28 (4.49%) Capybara
13 28 (4.49%) SpecFlow
14 26 (4.17%) Calabash
15 24 (3.85%) JBehave
15 24 (3.85%) WATIR
General
1 146 (23.43%) Finance
2 30 (4.82%) Games
3 23 (3.69%) Retail
4 19 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.41%) Front Office
6 11 (1.77%) Banking
6 11 (1.77%) Marketing
7 10 (1.61%) Back Office
8 7 (1.12%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.12%) Publishing
9 6 (0.96%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.80%) Online Betting
11 4 (0.64%) Advertising
12 3 (0.48%) Polish Language
12 3 (0.48%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.32%) Electronics
13 2 (0.32%) Law
13 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.32%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (13.16%) .NET
2 62 (9.95%) Gherkin
3 57 (9.15%) Web Services
4 44 (7.06%) XML
5 38 (6.10%) SOAP
6 31 (4.98%) HTML
7 29 (4.65%) CSS
8 26 (4.17%) .NET Framework
9 18 (2.89%) J2EE
10 17 (2.73%) RESTful
11 13 (2.09%) REST
12 10 (1.61%) jQuery
13 9 (1.44%) HTML5
14 8 (1.28%) Natural Language Processing
14 8 (1.28%) Spring
15 6 (0.96%) QML
15 6 (0.96%) Qt
15 6 (0.96%) ASP.NET
15 6 (0.96%) ActiveMQ
16 5 (0.80%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.47%) Open Source
1 59 (9.47%) Computer Science
2 43 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 28 (4.49%) Client/Server
4 22 (3.53%) Mathematics
5 20 (3.21%) Online Gambling
5 20 (3.21%) Derivative
6 14 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.44%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.28%) iPad
8 8 (1.28%) Animation
9 7 (1.12%) iPhone
9 7 (1.12%) Social Media
10 5 (0.80%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.64%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.64%) Online Games
11 4 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.48%) Spread Betting
12 3 (0.48%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (0.48%) Speech Recognition
Operating Systems
1 107 (17.17%) Linux
2 56 (8.99%) UNIX
3 54 (8.67%) Windows
4 48 (7.70%) Android
5 41 (6.58%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.80%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.48%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.16%) VMS
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (27.61%) Scrum
3 160 (25.68%) Test Scripting
4 159 (25.52%) Automated Testing
5 157 (25.20%) BDD
6 154 (24.72%) Test Automation
7 143 (22.95%) TDD
8 100 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
9 93 (14.93%) Manual Testing
10 89 (14.29%) Regression Testing
11 75 (12.04%) Software Engineering
11 75 (12.04%) Automation Testing
12 67 (10.75%) E-Commerce
13 60 (9.63%) Test Strategy
14 59 (9.47%) User Stories
15 58 (9.31%) Integration Testing
16 53 (8.51%) Software Testing
17 50 (8.03%) System Testing
18 40 (6.42%) Performance Testing
18 40 (6.42%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 203 (32.58%) Java
2 175 (28.09%) SQL
3 110 (17.66%) Python
4 99 (15.89%) C#
5 87 (13.96%) Ruby
6 86 (13.80%) JavaScript
7 72 (11.56%) PHP
8 29 (4.65%) C++
9 27 (4.33%) Perl
10 16 (2.57%) Scala
11 10 (1.61%) Objective-C
12 5 (0.80%) VBA
12 5 (0.80%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.80%) Groovy
13 4 (0.64%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.48%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.32%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.32%) Clojure
15 2 (0.32%) PowerHouse
15 2 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 175 (28.09%) Degree
2 62 (9.95%) ISEB
3 45 (7.22%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.48%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.32%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.32%) HND
7 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 623 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.32%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.48%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 43 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (5.78%) Oracle
2 34 (5.46%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (2.09%) Cerillion
5 9 (1.44%) JD Edwards
6 7 (1.12%) IBM
7 5 (0.80%) VMware
7 5 (0.80%) HP
8 4 (0.64%) Facebook
8 4 (0.64%) Informatica
9 2 (0.32%) Twitter
9 2 (0.32%) SAP
10 1 (0.16%) Zend
10 1 (0.16%) SimCorp
10 1 (0.16%) Charles River
10 1 (0.16%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
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