The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 98 104 105
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 25 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.26% 0.97% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.01% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 11
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £37,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
QA Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1907 1782 1758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.36% 96.27% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1604 1457 1530
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Bristol

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 31 (100.00%) QA
2 30 (96.77%) Java
3 29 (93.55%) Software Engineering
4 26 (83.87%) Test Automation
5 25 (80.65%) Degree
6 23 (74.19%) Open Source
7 19 (61.29%) Identity Management
7 19 (61.29%) Google
7 19 (61.29%) Product Management
7 19 (61.29%) Facebook
7 19 (61.29%) ForgeRock
8 16 (51.61%) Xbox
9 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
11 7 (22.58%) C++
11 7 (22.58%) Windows
12 6 (19.35%) C#
12 6 (19.35%) Oracle
12 6 (19.35%) UNIX
12 6 (19.35%) Scrum
12 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
12 6 (19.35%) User Stories
12 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (16.13%) Python
13 5 (16.13%) Ruby
13 5 (16.13%) Selenium
14 4 (12.90%) MySQL
14 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
14 4 (12.90%) ISEB
14 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (12.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Selenium
2 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.68%) JBehave
3 3 (9.68%) JUnit
4 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.68%) Financial Institution
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (74.19%) Open Source
2 16 (51.61%) Xbox
3 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Software Engineering
2 26 (83.87%) Test Automation
3 19 (61.29%) Product Management
3 19 (61.29%) Identity Management
4 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) User Stories
5 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
6 4 (12.90%) Manual Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Automation Testing
6 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Kanban
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.23%) BDD
8 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.23%) TDD
8 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) C++
3 6 (19.35%) C#
4 5 (16.13%) Python
4 5 (16.13%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (80.65%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Google
1 19 (61.29%) Facebook
1 19 (61.29%) ForgeRock
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago