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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 354 455 414
Rank change year-on-year
+101 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 316 227 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.52% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.55% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 294 174 293
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 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.09% +17.14%
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
39261 41575 47018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.73% 95.75% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 34088 35095 39319
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 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +57 63 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Hammersmith +10 5 £55,000 +34.14% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £40,000 - 1
Docklands, London - 3 £57,500 -
Harrow - 1 £40,000 -
Clapham - 1 £32,500 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 590 (100.00%) QA
2 451 (76.44%) Agile Software Development
3 362 (61.36%) Selenium
4 260 (44.07%) Java
5 249 (42.20%) BDD
6 237 (40.17%) Cucumber
7 210 (35.59%) WebDriver
8 206 (34.92%) Test Automation
9 183 (31.02%) Scrum
10 164 (27.80%) TDD
11 158 (26.78%) C#
12 151 (25.59%) Manual Testing
13 125 (21.19%) Automated Testing
14 123 (20.85%) SQL
15 116 (19.66%) Ruby
16 115 (19.49%) Finance
17 111 (18.81%) Degree
18 109 (18.47%) QA Automation
19 108 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
20 105 (17.80%) Software Testing
21 104 (17.63%) Android
21 104 (17.63%) Automation Testing
22 102 (17.29%) Jenkins
23 88 (14.92%) Computer Science
24 87 (14.75%) API Testing
25 86 (14.58%) Apple iOS
25 86 (14.58%) JIRA
26 82 (13.90%) Agile Testing
26 82 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
27 80 (13.56%) Test Scripting

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 20 (3.39%) Confluence
2 10 (1.69%) CMS
3 1 (0.17%) Apache
3 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.17%) Node.js
3 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.17%) TorqueBox
Applications
1 19 (3.22%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.69%) Maya
3 2 (0.34%) MS Office
3 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.85%) GitHub
2 5 (0.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.73%) Internet
2 14 (2.37%) HTTP
3 6 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.85%) SSH
5 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.17%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.92%) Relational Database
2 26 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (2.37%) Oracle ODI
5 10 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.51%) MySQL
6 3 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.34%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.17%) Big Data
8 1 (0.17%) HBase
Development Applications
1 362 (61.36%) Selenium
2 237 (40.17%) Cucumber
3 210 (35.59%) WebDriver
4 102 (17.29%) Jenkins
5 86 (14.58%) JIRA
6 70 (11.86%) Git (software)
7 67 (11.36%) Appium
8 56 (9.49%) SpecFlow
9 48 (8.14%) JUnit
10 43 (7.29%) JMeter
11 39 (6.61%) Subversion
12 36 (6.10%) HP UFT
13 35 (5.93%) SoapUI
14 27 (4.58%) Calabash
15 26 (4.41%) WATIR
16 25 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
16 25 (4.24%) TeamCity
17 21 (3.56%) RSpec
18 20 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 18 (3.05%) FitNesse
General
1 115 (19.49%) Finance
2 38 (6.44%) Retail
3 37 (6.27%) Games
4 27 (4.58%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.88%) Marketing
6 14 (2.37%) Banking
7 13 (2.20%) Law
7 13 (2.20%) Polish Language
8 8 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.85%) Back Office
9 5 (0.85%) Online Betting
10 4 (0.68%) Advertising
10 4 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.68%) Legal
11 3 (0.51%) Front Office
11 3 (0.51%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.51%) Publishing
12 2 (0.34%) Automotive
12 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (12.88%) .NET
2 46 (7.80%) Web Services
3 45 (7.63%) Gherkin
4 43 (7.29%) RESTful
5 42 (7.12%) REST
6 37 (6.27%) HTML
7 35 (5.93%) XML
8 27 (4.58%) SOAP
9 26 (4.41%) CSS
10 18 (3.05%) JSON
11 14 (2.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 6 (1.02%) J2EE
12 6 (1.02%) jQuery
13 5 (0.85%) Spring
14 4 (0.68%) ASP.NET
14 4 (0.68%) HTML5
14 4 (0.68%) Swagger
15 3 (0.51%) Behat
15 3 (0.51%) LESS
15 3 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 88 (14.92%) Computer Science
2 82 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (13.22%) Mobile App
4 49 (8.31%) Fintech
5 22 (3.73%) Blog
6 19 (3.22%) Digital Media
6 19 (3.22%) User Experience
7 18 (3.05%) Online Games
8 13 (2.20%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.20%) Online Gambling
9 12 (2.03%) RIA
10 11 (1.86%) Blackberry
11 10 (1.69%) iPad
12 9 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (1.02%) Derivative
14 5 (0.85%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.68%) Augmented Reality
15 4 (0.68%) Hedge funds
15 4 (0.68%) Mathematics
15 4 (0.68%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 104 (17.63%) Android
2 86 (14.58%) Apple iOS
3 59 (10.00%) Linux
4 37 (6.27%) Windows
5 31 (5.25%) Unix
6 5 (0.85%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.34%) CentOS
8 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (76.44%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (42.20%) BDD
3 206 (34.92%) Test Automation
4 183 (31.02%) Scrum
5 164 (27.80%) TDD
6 151 (25.59%) Manual Testing
7 125 (21.19%) Automated Testing
8 109 (18.47%) QA Automation
9 108 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
10 105 (17.80%) Software Testing
11 104 (17.63%) Automation Testing
12 87 (14.75%) API Testing
13 82 (13.90%) Agile Testing
14 80 (13.56%) Test Scripting
15 66 (11.19%) Regression Testing
16 60 (10.17%) OOP
16 60 (10.17%) SDLC
17 55 (9.32%) Test Strategy
18 50 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
19 48 (8.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 260 (44.07%) Java
2 158 (26.78%) C#
3 123 (20.85%) SQL
4 116 (19.66%) Ruby
5 57 (9.66%) Python
6 48 (8.14%) JavaScript
7 36 (6.10%) Scala
8 30 (5.08%) Clojure
9 29 (4.92%) PHP
10 22 (3.73%) VBScript
11 17 (2.88%) Groovy
12 13 (2.20%) C
13 9 (1.53%) C++
14 5 (0.85%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.85%) VB
15 3 (0.51%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 111 (18.81%) Degree
2 47 (7.97%) ISEB
3 41 (6.95%) ISTQB
4 21 (3.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (2.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (0.85%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 590 (100.00%) QA
2 21 (3.56%) GCP
3 12 (2.03%) SDET
4 3 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.34%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.34%) Docker
3 1 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.51%) Ansible
3 2 (0.34%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (6.95%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.22%) Oracle
3 13 (2.20%) SAP
4 10 (1.69%) HP
4 10 (1.69%) Rally
5 7 (1.19%) Google
6 6 (1.02%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.02%) VMware
7 3 (0.51%) Apple
7 3 (0.51%) StreamBase
7 3 (0.51%) WorldPay
8 2 (0.34%) New Relic
8 2 (0.34%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.34%) Splunk
9 1 (0.17%) Canon
9 1 (0.17%) Cerillion
9 1 (0.17%) Infor
9 1 (0.17%) Sage
9 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.17%) Sitecore
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 per annum + competitive bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Interquest - ECOM
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago