The table below looks at the statistics for the Quality 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 Quality Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Engineer
Rank 603 614 594
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 25 23 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.055% 0.050% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.053% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 16
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -20.00%
Quality 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
42842 43378 45267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.78% 94.01% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 36473 36023 39163
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Quality Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Quality Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Quality Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Quality Engineer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Quality Engineer across the London region.

Quality Engineer Salary Trend in London

Quality Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Quality Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Quality Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Quality 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 Quality Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 November 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 +24 5 £35,000 -6.66%
Hounslow - 1 £60,000 -
Quality Engineer
England

Quality Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Quality 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 Quality Engineer in their job title.

1 56 (96.55%) QA
2 37 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (48.28%) Selenium
4 27 (46.55%) Test Scripting
4 27 (46.55%) Test Automation
5 25 (43.10%) SQL
6 22 (37.93%) Manual Testing
7 21 (36.21%) Cucumber
7 21 (36.21%) BDD
8 20 (34.48%) Gherkin
8 20 (34.48%) Open Source
8 20 (34.48%) Performance Testing
8 20 (34.48%) JMeter
9 19 (32.76%) Degree
9 19 (32.76%) User Stories
10 18 (31.03%) Integration Testing
11 17 (29.31%) TDD
12 16 (27.59%) Linux
13 15 (25.86%) QuickTest Pro
14 13 (22.41%) Regression Testing
15 12 (20.69%) Windows
16 11 (18.97%) Java
17 9 (15.52%) C++
17 9 (15.52%) Scrum
17 9 (15.52%) Test Planning
18 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
18 7 (12.07%) VMware
18 7 (12.07%) Automated Testing
18 7 (12.07%) Software Testing
18 7 (12.07%) Computer Science

Quality Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Quality 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 Quality Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
1 4 (6.90%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (48.28%) Selenium
2 21 (36.21%) Cucumber
3 20 (34.48%) JMeter
4 15 (25.86%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (10.34%) JIRA
6 5 (8.62%) Subversion
7 4 (6.90%) Maven
7 4 (6.90%) Hudson
7 4 (6.90%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.72%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Front Office
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (34.48%) Gherkin
2 4 (6.90%) Sass
2 4 (6.90%) SOAP
2 4 (6.90%) REST
3 2 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) Open Source
2 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.90%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.72%) Derivative
5 1 (1.72%) Video Editing
5 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) Linux
2 12 (20.69%) Windows
3 4 (6.90%) UNIX
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (46.55%) Test Scripting
2 27 (46.55%) Test Automation
3 22 (37.93%) Manual Testing
4 21 (36.21%) BDD
5 20 (34.48%) Performance Testing
6 19 (32.76%) User Stories
7 18 (31.03%) Integration Testing
8 17 (29.31%) TDD
9 13 (22.41%) Regression Testing
10 9 (15.52%) Scrum
10 9 (15.52%) Test Planning
11 7 (12.07%) Automated Testing
11 7 (12.07%) Software Testing
12 6 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (8.62%) Automation Testing
14 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
15 3 (5.17%) Quality Management
15 3 (5.17%) CMMI
15 3 (5.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.10%) SQL
2 11 (18.97%) Java
3 9 (15.52%) C++
4 7 (12.07%) C#
5 6 (10.34%) Python
6 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.45%) Perl
8 1 (1.72%) Ruby
8 1 (1.72%) VBScript
8 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) ISEB
2 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (96.55%) QA
2 5 (8.62%) ISO 9001
3 3 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
1 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) VMware
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.72%) Cerillion