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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 116 108 122
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 19 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.05% 0.92% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.94% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 7
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
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
1752 1905 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.96% 97.34% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1570 1413
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 37 (100.00%) QA
2 32 (86.49%) Degree
3 31 (83.78%) Java
4 30 (81.08%) Software Engineering
4 30 (81.08%) Test Automation
5 29 (78.38%) Product Management
5 29 (78.38%) Open Source
6 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (54.05%) Google
7 20 (54.05%) Facebook
8 9 (24.32%) Identity Management
9 8 (21.62%) ForgeRock
10 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
11 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (10.81%) Selenium
12 3 (8.11%) Manual Testing
12 3 (8.11%) Windows
12 3 (8.11%) ISEB
12 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
13 2 (5.41%) Scrum
13 2 (5.41%) TDD
13 2 (5.41%) JUnit
13 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
13 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
13 2 (5.41%) Windows Phone
13 2 (5.41%) Android
13 2 (5.41%) TestNG
13 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
14 1 (2.70%) Performance Testing
14 1 (2.70%) Security Testing

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Selenium
2 2 (5.41%) JUnit
2 2 (5.41%) TestNG
3 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Maven
3 1 (2.70%) Protractor
3 1 (2.70%) Redmine
3 1 (2.70%) TestComplete
3 1 (2.70%) WATIR
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) CSS
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Android
2 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) Software Engineering
1 30 (81.08%) Test Automation
2 29 (78.38%) Open Source
2 29 (78.38%) Product Management
3 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (24.32%) Identity Management
5 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
6 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.11%) Manual Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Scrum
8 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.41%) TDD
9 1 (2.70%) Memory Management
9 1 (2.70%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Performance Engineering
9 1 (2.70%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.70%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.70%) SDLC
9 1 (2.70%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (83.78%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) C#
2 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (86.49%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) ISEB
2 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Facebook
1 20 (54.05%) Google
2 8 (21.62%) ForgeRock
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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