The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 98 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 8 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.58% 0.76% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.81% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 13
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
QA Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1323 1734 1571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.11% 94.34% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1116 1373 1380
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Cambridge region.

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 10 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (80.00%) Selenium
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) WebDriver
4 6 (60.00%) Automation Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Degree
6 4 (40.00%) JIRA
6 4 (40.00%) Scrum
6 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (40.00%) CRM
6 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Web Testing
7 3 (30.00%) C#
7 3 (30.00%) .NET
7 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (30.00%) ISEB
7 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Java
8 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (20.00%) OO
8 2 (20.00%) Python
8 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (20.00%) User Stories
8 2 (20.00%) DevOps
8 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (20.00%) User Experience

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (40.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (10.00%) JMeter
4 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (10.00%) eggPlant
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) CRM
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Web Testing
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) User Stories
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) OOP
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £47500 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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