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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 120 112 105
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 3 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.16% 0.38% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.40% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 3
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
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
1775 1484 1503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.69% 93.86% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1474 1314 1297
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £51,000
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 19 September 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 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
3 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (75.00%) Scrum
4 9 (75.00%) User Stories
4 9 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
6 7 (58.33%) Degree
7 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
7 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
7 6 (50.00%) Selenium
7 6 (50.00%) JUnit
8 5 (41.67%) Sun Certification
8 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
8 5 (41.67%) BDD
8 5 (41.67%) JBehave
8 5 (41.67%) Kanban
9 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
9 4 (33.33%) C++
9 4 (33.33%) Oracle
9 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 4 (33.33%) UNIX
9 4 (33.33%) Windows
9 4 (33.33%) ISEB
10 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
10 2 (16.67%) Google
10 2 (16.67%) Product Management
10 2 (16.67%) Open Source
10 2 (16.67%) Xbox

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) JUnit
1 6 (50.00%) Selenium
1 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (41.67%) JBehave
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) Scrum
3 9 (75.00%) User Stories
4 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
5 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
6 5 (41.67%) BDD
6 5 (41.67%) Kanban
6 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
7 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
8 2 (16.67%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) Sun Certification
3 4 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Google
2 2 (16.67%) Facebook
2 2 (16.67%) ForgeRock
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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