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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 91 91 106
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 12 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.00% 1.38% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.43% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 23
Median salary £46,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,100 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
1154 1325 1762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.57% 96.22% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1154 1364
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 28 August 2016.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (65.22%) Test Automation
3 13 (56.52%) Degree
4 9 (39.13%) Java
5 8 (34.78%) Multithreading
5 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
5 8 (34.78%) Regression Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Python
6 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (26.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (26.09%) Linux
8 5 (21.74%) Scrum
8 5 (21.74%) Automation Testing
9 4 (17.39%) JIRA
9 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
9 4 (17.39%) RESTful
9 4 (17.39%) Web Services
9 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
10 3 (13.04%) SOAP
10 3 (13.04%) C#
10 3 (13.04%) Web Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
11 2 (8.70%) Software Architecture
11 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
11 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
11 2 (8.70%) QA Automation
11 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines

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:

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) Gatling
3 1 (4.35%) JMeter
3 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.35%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) RESTful
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Test Automation
2 8 (34.78%) Multithreading
2 8 (34.78%) Regression Testing
2 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
3 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) Automation Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Web Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (8.70%) QA Automation
7 2 (8.70%) Software Architecture
8 1 (4.35%) Analytics
8 1 (4.35%) Big Data Analytics
8 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
8 1 (4.35%) Predictive Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) C
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits Travel to Asia and America
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20k-25k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago