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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 112 114 110
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 16 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.87% 0.22% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.23% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 7
Average salary £45,000 £33,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
1782 1724 1498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.69% 95.88% 93.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1533 1369 1333
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £58,225
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 2015.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 33 (100.00%) QA
2 31 (93.94%) Java
2 31 (93.94%) Test Automation
3 30 (90.91%) Software Engineering
4 27 (81.82%) Degree
4 27 (81.82%) Open Source
4 27 (81.82%) Product Management
5 22 (66.67%) Google
5 22 (66.67%) Facebook
6 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (51.52%) Identity Management
8 16 (48.48%) ForgeRock
9 7 (21.21%) Xbox
10 4 (12.12%) Selenium
11 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
11 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (9.09%) TestNG
11 3 (9.09%) C#
11 3 (9.09%) Maven
11 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (9.09%) MySQL
11 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
11 3 (9.09%) JUnit
11 3 (9.09%) Python
11 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
11 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
11 3 (9.09%) Ruby
12 2 (6.06%) GAMP
12 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MySQL
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Selenium
2 3 (9.09%) TestNG
2 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.09%) JUnit
2 3 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) UNIX
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Test Automation
2 30 (90.91%) Software Engineering
3 27 (81.82%) Product Management
3 27 (81.82%) Open Source
4 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (51.52%) Identity Management
6 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) Validation
8 1 (3.03%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) Python
2 3 (9.09%) Ruby
2 3 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (81.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) GAMP
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Google
1 22 (66.67%) Facebook
2 16 (48.48%) ForgeRock
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Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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