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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 118 122 107
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 19 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.97% 0.46% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.47% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 8
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -8.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,300 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £42,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
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
1902 1895 1625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 97.04% 96.63% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1638 1497 1433
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 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 42 (100.00%) QA
2 39 (92.86%) Java
3 38 (90.48%) Software Engineering
4 37 (88.10%) Test Automation
5 32 (76.19%) Degree
6 31 (73.81%) Open Source
7 28 (66.67%) Product Management
8 24 (57.14%) Facebook
8 24 (57.14%) Google
8 24 (57.14%) Identity Management
8 24 (57.14%) ForgeRock
9 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (35.71%) Xbox
11 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
12 7 (16.67%) C#
12 7 (16.67%) Windows
12 7 (16.67%) Python
12 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
12 7 (16.67%) Ruby
13 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
13 6 (14.29%) UNIX
13 6 (14.29%) MySQL
13 6 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (11.90%) JUnit
14 5 (11.90%) C++
14 5 (11.90%) Cucumber
14 5 (11.90%) Selenium
15 4 (9.52%) Oracle
15 4 (9.52%) Scrum
15 4 (9.52%) User Stories

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) JUnit
1 5 (11.90%) Selenium
1 5 (11.90%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.14%) Maven
2 3 (7.14%) TestNG
3 2 (4.76%) JBehave
4 1 (2.38%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
1 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Xbox
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) UNIX
3 3 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (90.48%) Software Engineering
2 37 (88.10%) Test Automation
3 31 (73.81%) Open Source
4 28 (66.67%) Product Management
5 24 (57.14%) Identity Management
6 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 4 (9.52%) Scrum
9 4 (9.52%) User Stories
10 3 (7.14%) Automation Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.76%) Manual Testing
11 2 (4.76%) Kanban
11 2 (4.76%) Validation
11 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (92.86%) Java
2 7 (16.67%) C#
2 7 (16.67%) Python
2 7 (16.67%) Ruby
3 5 (11.90%) C++
4 1 (2.38%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (76.19%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Google
1 24 (57.14%) Facebook
1 24 (57.14%) ForgeRock
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
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