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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 113 112 102
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 17 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.87% 0.70% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.72% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 5
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £36,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £42,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +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
1878 1933 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.41% 96.75% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1624 1563 1480
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
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 22 May 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 36 (100.00%) QA
2 35 (97.22%) Java
2 35 (97.22%) Software Engineering
3 32 (88.89%) Test Automation
4 29 (80.56%) Degree
5 26 (72.22%) Open Source
6 23 (63.89%) Product Management
6 23 (63.89%) ForgeRock
6 23 (63.89%) Identity Management
7 21 (58.33%) Google
7 21 (58.33%) Facebook
8 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (44.44%) Xbox
10 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 7 (19.44%) C#
11 7 (19.44%) C++
11 7 (19.44%) Windows
11 7 (19.44%) Python
11 7 (19.44%) Ruby
11 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
12 6 (16.67%) Selenium
12 6 (16.67%) User Stories
12 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
12 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 6 (16.67%) UNIX
12 6 (16.67%) MySQL
12 6 (16.67%) Oracle
12 6 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (16.67%) Scrum

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (2.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) MySQL
2 6 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Selenium
1 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 3 (8.33%) JUnit
2 3 (8.33%) JBehave
3 1 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (72.22%) Open Source
2 16 (44.44%) Xbox
3 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (97.22%) Software Engineering
2 32 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 23 (63.89%) Product Management
3 23 (63.89%) Identity Management
4 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
6 6 (16.67%) User Stories
6 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 6 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Automation Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Manual Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) C#
2 7 (19.44%) C++
2 7 (19.44%) Python
2 7 (19.44%) Ruby
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (80.56%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) ForgeRock
2 21 (58.33%) Google
2 21 (58.33%) Facebook
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £38k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago