The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kingston Upon Thames during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance Engineer
London / Kingston Upon Thames
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 1.50% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -11.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 130 169 218
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 97.74% 99.41% 99.54%
Number of salaries quoted 117 157 204
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in Kingston Upon Thames

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in Kingston Upon Thames.

Salary trend for QA Engineer in Kingston Upon Thames

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Kingston Upon Thames region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (64.29%) Selenium
2 9 (64.29%) Web Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Manual Testing
2 9 (64.29%) SoapUI
2 9 (64.29%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 7 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) Scrum
6 5 (35.71%) Degree
6 5 (35.71%) C++
6 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (35.71%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) Python
6 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
6 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
6 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (28.57%) Arduino
7 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 4 (28.57%) DevOps
7 4 (28.57%) Raspberry Pi
7 4 (28.57%) Content Analysis
7 4 (28.57%) Video Content Analysis
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) Computer Science

QA Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames 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 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Selenium
1 9 (64.29%) SoapUI
2 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Arduino
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 4 (28.57%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Manual Testing
1 9 (64.29%) Web Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
5 4 (28.57%) Content Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) Video Content Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
7 1 (7.14%) System Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
7 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.14%) Video Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
2 5 (35.71%) C++
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft