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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 432 369 436
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 215 318 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.65% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.69% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 169 284 163
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
41608 45886 41320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.66% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35298 38585 34779
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 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +31 53 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Feltham - 2 £20,000 -
Teddington - 2 £29,750 -
Surbiton +1 1 £47,500 +21.79% 1
Isleworth - 1 - -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 387 (100.00%) QA
2 267 (68.99%) Agile Software Development
3 200 (51.68%) Selenium
4 142 (36.69%) Java
5 137 (35.40%) SQL
6 133 (34.37%) Test Automation
7 130 (33.59%) Cucumber
8 127 (32.82%) Automated Testing
9 119 (30.75%) Scrum
10 118 (30.49%) Manual Testing
11 112 (28.94%) WebDriver
12 101 (26.10%) Test Scripting
12 101 (26.10%) BDD
13 86 (22.22%) Ruby
14 85 (21.96%) Degree
15 80 (20.67%) Analytical Skills
16 77 (19.90%) Continuous Integration
17 75 (19.38%) Regression Testing
18 72 (18.60%) JIRA
18 72 (18.60%) Mobile App
19 70 (18.09%) Gherkin
19 70 (18.09%) Git (software)
19 70 (18.09%) C#
19 70 (18.09%) JavaScript
20 67 (17.31%) Jenkins
21 65 (16.80%) Finance
22 64 (16.54%) Android
23 63 (16.28%) Subversion
23 63 (16.28%) TDD
24 55 (14.21%) E-Commerce

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (3.36%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.55%) CMS
3 5 (1.29%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.03%) Confluence
5 3 (0.78%) Node.js
5 3 (0.78%) WordPress
6 2 (0.52%) nginx
7 1 (0.26%) TorqueBox
7 1 (0.26%) SAS
7 1 (0.26%) JBoss
7 1 (0.26%) Apache
Applications
1 25 (6.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.26%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.07%) SaaS
3 3 (0.78%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.52%) GitHub
4 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.26%) IaaS
5 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.94%) Internet
2 7 (1.81%) HTTP
3 4 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.78%) DNS
4 3 (0.78%) VoIP
4 3 (0.78%) DSL
5 2 (0.52%) Intranet
6 1 (0.26%) Firewall
6 1 (0.26%) Wireless
6 1 (0.26%) WAN
6 1 (0.26%) LDAP
6 1 (0.26%) LAN
6 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
2 41 (10.59%) Relational Database
3 29 (7.49%) MySQL
4 25 (6.46%) SQL Server
5 18 (4.65%) DB2
6 14 (3.62%) Oracle ODI
7 8 (2.07%) Big Data
7 8 (2.07%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.81%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.81%) OLTP
9 5 (1.29%) OLAP
9 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.29%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (1.03%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.52%) Redis
13 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.26%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 200 (51.68%) Selenium
2 130 (33.59%) Cucumber
3 112 (28.94%) WebDriver
4 72 (18.60%) JIRA
5 70 (18.09%) Git (software)
6 67 (17.31%) Jenkins
7 63 (16.28%) Subversion
8 54 (13.95%) HP UFT
9 34 (8.79%) Maven
10 31 (8.01%) Team Foundation Server
10 31 (8.01%) RSpec
11 28 (7.24%) TeamCity
11 28 (7.24%) Visual Studio
12 23 (5.94%) JMeter
13 20 (5.17%) TestNG
13 20 (5.17%) SoapUI
14 19 (4.91%) Appium
14 19 (4.91%) FitNesse
14 19 (4.91%) JUnit
15 18 (4.65%) Calabash
General
1 65 (16.80%) Finance
2 45 (11.63%) Games
3 25 (6.46%) Polish Language
3 25 (6.46%) Telecoms
4 24 (6.20%) Marketing
5 14 (3.62%) Banking
6 12 (3.10%) Retail
7 11 (2.84%) Online Betting
8 10 (2.58%) Advertising
9 6 (1.55%) Law
10 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.78%) Front Office
11 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.52%) Legal
11 2 (0.52%) Publishing
12 1 (0.26%) Back Office
12 1 (0.26%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (18.09%) Gherkin
2 49 (12.66%) .NET
3 47 (12.14%) Web Services
4 41 (10.59%) SOAP
5 38 (9.82%) HTML
6 34 (8.79%) XML
7 27 (6.98%) REST
8 26 (6.72%) CSS
9 22 (5.68%) JSON
10 21 (5.43%) RESTful
11 14 (3.62%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 13 (3.36%) Ajax
13 11 (2.84%) Spring
14 7 (1.81%) Regular Expression
14 7 (1.81%) jQuery
15 6 (1.55%) J2SE
16 5 (1.29%) Hibernate
17 4 (1.03%) J2EE
17 4 (1.03%) RabbitMQ
17 4 (1.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 80 (20.67%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (18.60%) Mobile App
3 54 (13.95%) Computer Science
4 27 (6.98%) Online Gambling
5 25 (6.46%) User Experience
5 25 (6.46%) Management Information System
6 17 (4.39%) Blackberry
7 15 (3.88%) iPhone
8 14 (3.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (2.84%) iPad
10 10 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (2.07%) Online Games
12 7 (1.81%) Data Integration
13 6 (1.55%) Social Gaming
14 5 (1.29%) Data Structures
14 5 (1.29%) Photography
15 4 (1.03%) Derivative
15 4 (1.03%) Mobile Games
16 3 (0.78%) Client/Server
16 3 (0.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 64 (16.54%) Android
2 54 (13.95%) Apple iOS
3 52 (13.44%) Windows
4 43 (11.11%) Linux
5 24 (6.20%) UNIX
6 16 (4.13%) Windows Phone
7 8 (2.07%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (1.29%) VMS
9 3 (0.78%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.26%) Debian
11 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (68.99%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (34.37%) Test Automation
3 127 (32.82%) Automated Testing
4 119 (30.75%) Scrum
5 118 (30.49%) Manual Testing
6 101 (26.10%) Test Scripting
6 101 (26.10%) BDD
7 77 (19.90%) Continuous Integration
8 75 (19.38%) Regression Testing
9 63 (16.28%) TDD
10 55 (14.21%) E-Commerce
11 52 (13.44%) Software Testing
12 51 (13.18%) User Stories
13 47 (12.14%) Automation Testing
14 46 (11.89%) Performance Testing
15 37 (9.56%) Integration Testing
15 37 (9.56%) Kanban
16 36 (9.30%) Software Engineering
17 35 (9.04%) Test Planning
18 34 (8.79%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 142 (36.69%) Java
2 137 (35.40%) SQL
3 86 (22.22%) Ruby
4 70 (18.09%) JavaScript
4 70 (18.09%) C#
5 45 (11.63%) Python
6 26 (6.72%) PHP
7 25 (6.46%) T-SQL
8 15 (3.88%) VBScript
8 15 (3.88%) Objective-C
9 9 (2.33%) C++
10 8 (2.07%) C
11 7 (1.81%) Scala
12 6 (1.55%) XPath
12 6 (1.55%) Perl
12 6 (1.55%) VB
13 5 (1.29%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.03%) Bourne shell
14 4 (1.03%) Korn
15 3 (0.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 85 (21.96%) Degree
2 51 (13.18%) ISEB
3 26 (6.72%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 387 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (4.65%) Puppet
2 14 (3.62%) Ansible
3 13 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.55%) Salt
4 6 (1.55%) Capistrano
5 5 (1.29%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.26%) Oozie
Vendors
1 50 (12.92%) Oracle
2 24 (6.20%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.07%) Google
4 6 (1.55%) VMware
5 4 (1.03%) Progress
5 4 (1.03%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.03%) Facebook
6 2 (0.52%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.26%) Reuters
7 1 (0.26%) OpenText
7 1 (0.26%) RedDot
7 1 (0.26%) SAP
7 1 (0.26%) WorldPay
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