The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 96 102 96
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 12 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.02% 0.76% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.78% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 27
Median salary £53,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
1140 1411 1699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.35% 97.11% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1191 1400
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

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 30 June 2016.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Cambridge region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (75.00%) Degree
3 14 (70.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (45.00%) Java
6 8 (40.00%) Python
6 8 (40.00%) Multithreading
7 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) Perl
8 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 4 (20.00%) JIRA
8 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (15.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) C#
10 2 (10.00%) HTML
10 2 (10.00%) C
10 2 (10.00%) Web Services
10 2 (10.00%) XML
10 2 (10.00%) Bugzilla
10 2 (10.00%) Perforce
10 2 (10.00%) Scrum
10 2 (10.00%) Ruby
10 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
10 2 (10.00%) Selenium
10 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
10 2 (10.00%) RESTful

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) RESTful
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
1 2 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (10.00%) QA Automation
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) SDLC
7 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
8 1 (5.00%) Analytics
8 1 (5.00%) Big Data Analytics
8 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics
8 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Predictive Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) Perl
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Perforce
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago