The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bristol region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 113 123 133
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 3 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.19% 0.91% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.94% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 3
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1511 1810 1953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 97.05% 96.69% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1249 1581 1601
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

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 8 December 2016.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, QA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) CRM
3 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) JUnit
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) JMeter
5 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
5 1 (16.67%) Behat
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA