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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 355 374 456
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +82
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 271 306 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.71% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.74% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 259 266 187
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £56,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
33757 41577 43198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.89% 96.23% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28732 35404 36678
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +25 33 £50,000 - 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 12 £40,000 - 2
Chessington - 7 £40,000 -
Ealing +30 6 £57,500 - 1
Surbiton - 3 £42,500 -
Chiswick - 3 £52,500 -
Barnet - 1 £37,500 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 496 (100.00%) QA
2 344 (69.35%) Agile Software Development
3 299 (60.28%) Selenium
4 218 (43.95%) Java
5 212 (42.74%) BDD
6 172 (34.68%) Cucumber
7 171 (34.48%) Test Automation
8 137 (27.62%) Manual Testing
8 137 (27.62%) TDD
8 137 (27.62%) Scrum
9 124 (25.00%) Automated Testing
10 123 (24.80%) SQL
11 102 (20.56%) Software Testing
12 98 (19.76%) Automation Testing
13 96 (19.35%) WebDriver
14 95 (19.15%) Android
15 93 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
16 89 (17.94%) Regression Testing
17 88 (17.74%) Apple iOS
18 74 (14.92%) Finance
18 74 (14.92%) Appium
19 72 (14.52%) Mobile App
20 71 (14.31%) C#
20 71 (14.31%) Test Scripting
21 70 (14.11%) Degree
22 68 (13.71%) Git (software)
23 67 (13.51%) Python
24 64 (12.90%) QA Automation
25 63 (12.70%) Unix
26 62 (12.50%) ISTQB

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 14 (2.82%) IIS
2 10 (2.02%) Confluence
3 4 (0.81%) SAS
4 1 (0.20%) CMS
4 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.20%) NUKE
2 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.84%) SaaS
2 16 (3.23%) GitHub
3 9 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.81%) PaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.62%) Internet
2 9 (1.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.60%) HTTP
4 1 (0.20%) SSL
4 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.65%) MySQL
2 19 (3.83%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.63%) MongoDB
4 15 (3.02%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (2.02%) HBase
6 10 (2.02%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.21%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.01%) Big Data
8 5 (1.01%) DB2
8 5 (1.01%) SQLite
9 4 (0.81%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.60%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.40%) OLAP
11 2 (0.40%) OLTP
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 299 (60.28%) Selenium
2 172 (34.68%) Cucumber
3 96 (19.35%) WebDriver
4 74 (14.92%) Appium
5 68 (13.71%) Git (software)
6 57 (11.49%) JUnit
7 55 (11.09%) JIRA
8 52 (10.48%) Jenkins
9 40 (8.06%) JMeter
10 37 (7.46%) SpecFlow
11 29 (5.85%) Robotium
12 28 (5.65%) SoapUI
13 25 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (4.23%) Maven
15 17 (3.43%) TestRail
15 17 (3.43%) Xcode
16 14 (2.82%) Calabash
17 13 (2.62%) Hudson
18 12 (2.42%) JBehave
19 11 (2.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 74 (14.92%) Finance
2 26 (5.24%) Games
3 20 (4.03%) Banking
4 19 (3.83%) Marketing
5 17 (3.43%) Retail
6 16 (3.23%) Advertising
7 12 (2.42%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.41%) Law
9 4 (0.81%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.81%) Front Office
9 4 (0.81%) Polish Language
10 3 (0.60%) Back Office
10 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.60%) Publishing
11 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.40%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) Legal
12 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (9.07%) Web Services
2 41 (8.27%) Gherkin
3 31 (6.25%) REST
4 27 (5.44%) XML
5 24 (4.84%) HTML
6 23 (4.64%) .NET
7 21 (4.23%) RESTful
8 15 (3.02%) SOAP
9 12 (2.42%) HTML5
9 12 (2.42%) JSON
10 10 (2.02%) CSS
11 7 (1.41%) Qt
12 6 (1.21%) Android SDK
12 6 (1.21%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (1.21%) iOS SDK
12 6 (1.21%) Node.js
13 5 (1.01%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.01%) React
13 5 (1.01%) Swagger
14 4 (0.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 72 (14.52%) Mobile App
2 50 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (9.27%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.43%) Blog
5 11 (2.22%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.02%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.81%) Online Games
8 8 (1.61%) RIA
9 7 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.41%) Social Network
10 6 (1.21%) Arduino
10 6 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.21%) Raspberry Pi
10 6 (1.21%) User Experience
11 5 (1.01%) Equities
11 5 (1.01%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.81%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.81%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.81%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.60%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 95 (19.15%) Android
2 88 (17.74%) Apple iOS
3 63 (12.70%) Unix
4 59 (11.90%) Linux
5 43 (8.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (69.35%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (42.74%) BDD
3 171 (34.48%) Test Automation
4 137 (27.62%) Manual Testing
4 137 (27.62%) Scrum
4 137 (27.62%) TDD
5 124 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 102 (20.56%) Software Testing
7 98 (19.76%) Automation Testing
8 93 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 89 (17.94%) Regression Testing
10 71 (14.31%) Test Scripting
11 64 (12.90%) QA Automation
12 59 (11.90%) Software Engineering
13 50 (10.08%) Test Strategy
14 49 (9.88%) Performance Testing
15 44 (8.87%) Exploratory Testing
16 43 (8.67%) Kanban
17 40 (8.06%) API Testing
18 39 (7.86%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 218 (43.95%) Java
2 123 (24.80%) SQL
3 71 (14.31%) C#
4 67 (13.51%) Python
5 60 (12.10%) JavaScript
6 54 (10.89%) Ruby
7 30 (6.05%) Bash Shell
8 19 (3.83%) C++
9 13 (2.62%) Groovy
10 7 (1.41%) PHP
10 7 (1.41%) Scala
10 7 (1.41%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.41%) VBScript
11 6 (1.21%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.21%) Perl
12 5 (1.01%) COBOL
13 4 (0.81%) R
14 3 (0.60%) C
15 2 (0.40%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (14.11%) Degree
2 62 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 55 (11.09%) ISEB
4 7 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 496 (100.00%) QA
2 18 (3.63%) SDET
3 17 (3.43%) GCP
4 4 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) HL7
5 1 (0.20%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (2.62%) Virtual Machines
1 13 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (2.62%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.81%) Ansible
3 2 (0.40%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.40%) Puppet
3 2 (0.40%) Salt
Vendors
1 25 (5.04%) Oracle
2 14 (2.82%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.62%) HP
3 13 (2.62%) VMware
4 10 (2.02%) Google
4 10 (2.02%) MEDITECH
5 5 (1.01%) hybris
6 2 (0.40%) Apple
6 2 (0.40%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.20%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.20%) Samsung
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Nakama
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ealing, London, W5
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Coded People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + good bonus (10%) + health + pensio
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus/Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow
TDA Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + guaranteed bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £21k - 24k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago