The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 114 103 106
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 7 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.39% 1.05% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 1.10% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 1
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1740 1539 1496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.03% 95.24% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1388 1366 1311
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Engineer
South West

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) QA
2 17 (68.00%) Java
3 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
4 13 (52.00%) Test Automation
5 12 (48.00%) Scrum
6 11 (44.00%) Manual Testing
6 11 (44.00%) Selenium
6 11 (44.00%) User Stories
7 10 (40.00%) Cucumber
7 10 (40.00%) JUnit
7 10 (40.00%) UNIX
8 9 (36.00%) Windows
8 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
8 9 (36.00%) Degree
9 8 (32.00%) Automation Testing
9 8 (32.00%) JBehave
10 7 (28.00%) BDD
10 7 (28.00%) System Testing
10 7 (28.00%) Stress Testing
10 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
10 7 (28.00%) Sun Certification
10 7 (28.00%) Middleware
10 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
11 5 (20.00%) ISEB
11 5 (20.00%) Oracle
11 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
11 5 (20.00%) Kanban
12 4 (16.00%) Open Source

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Selenium
2 10 (40.00%) JUnit
2 10 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (32.00%) JBehave
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) ClearQuest
4 1 (4.00%) JMeter
4 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) WATIR
4 1 (4.00%) jMock
4 1 (4.00%) TestNG
4 1 (4.00%) WatiN
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Open Source
2 2 (8.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) UNIX
2 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (52.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (48.00%) Scrum
4 11 (44.00%) User Stories
4 11 (44.00%) Manual Testing
5 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
6 8 (32.00%) Automation Testing
7 7 (28.00%) BDD
7 7 (28.00%) System Testing
7 7 (28.00%) Stress Testing
7 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
8 5 (20.00%) Kanban
9 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
9 2 (8.00%) Product Management
10 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
10 1 (4.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) C++
3 1 (4.00%) Perl
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 7 (28.00%) Sun Certification
3 5 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Google
2 2 (8.00%) Facebook
2 2 (8.00%) ForgeRock
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Compuware
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Empirix
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
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