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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 103 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 19 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.96% 0.94% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.97% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 0
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1924 1755 1743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.73% 96.85% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1506 1525
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
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 24 April 2014.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 26 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (57.69%) Java
3 14 (53.85%) Selenium
3 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
4 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 12 (46.15%) Test Scripting
5 10 (38.46%) Scrum
5 10 (38.46%) Cucumber
6 9 (34.62%) UNIX
6 9 (34.62%) JUnit
6 9 (34.62%) Manual Testing
6 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (30.77%) JBehave
7 8 (30.77%) Windows
8 7 (26.92%) Regression Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Middleware
8 7 (26.92%) System Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Stress Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
8 7 (26.92%) BDD
8 7 (26.92%) Automation Testing
9 6 (23.08%) User Stories
9 6 (23.08%) Open Source
9 6 (23.08%) Sun Certification
10 5 (19.23%) Finance
10 5 (19.23%) Degree
11 4 (15.38%) Linux
11 4 (15.38%) ISEB
12 3 (11.54%) HP
12 3 (11.54%) HND

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Selenium
2 10 (38.46%) Cucumber
3 9 (34.62%) JUnit
4 8 (30.77%) JBehave
5 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.85%) JMeter
5 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.85%) ClearQuest
5 1 (3.85%) WatiN
5 1 (3.85%) TestNG
5 1 (3.85%) Maven
5 1 (3.85%) jMock
5 1 (3.85%) WATIR
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Middleware
2 2 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Open Source
2 2 (7.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) UNIX
2 8 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 2 (7.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
2 12 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 10 (38.46%) Scrum
4 9 (34.62%) Manual Testing
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (26.92%) Regression Testing
5 7 (26.92%) System Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Stress Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
5 7 (26.92%) BDD
5 7 (26.92%) Automation Testing
6 6 (23.08%) User Stories
7 3 (11.54%) Validation
7 3 (11.54%) Test Management
7 3 (11.54%) Kanban
7 3 (11.54%) V-Model
7 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) Python
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Sun Certification
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 4 (15.38%) ISEB
4 3 (11.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) Google
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Facebook
2 2 (7.69%) ForgeRock
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Compuware
3 1 (3.85%) Empirix
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £30000 to £42000 per annum - excellent company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago