The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 109 109 109
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 14 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.78% 0.78% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.84% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 6
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1703 1548 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.35% 93.14% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1356 1360 1533
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Engineer
Cambridgeshire

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 1 August 2014.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 46 (100.00%) QA
2 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (47.83%) Degree
4 21 (45.65%) Selenium
5 19 (41.30%) ISTQB
5 19 (41.30%) Automated Testing
6 17 (36.96%) ISEB
7 16 (34.78%) C#
8 15 (32.61%) Manual Testing
9 14 (30.43%) Test Scripting
10 13 (28.26%) Software Testing
10 13 (28.26%) C++
10 13 (28.26%) Linux
11 12 (26.09%) Java
11 12 (26.09%) Windows
12 11 (23.91%) CSS
12 11 (23.91%) HTML
13 10 (21.74%) .NET
13 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
14 9 (19.57%) SQL
14 9 (19.57%) Python
14 9 (19.57%) Finance
14 9 (19.57%) Test Strategy
15 8 (17.39%) Automation Testing
15 8 (17.39%) TDD
15 8 (17.39%) RAD
15 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
16 7 (15.22%) WinRunner
16 7 (15.22%) UNIX
16 7 (15.22%) Delphi

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (6.52%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Internet
2 5 (10.87%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) RIP
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Selenium
2 7 (15.22%) WinRunner
3 6 (13.04%) FitNesse
4 5 (10.87%) JIRA
5 2 (4.35%) Sahi
5 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.35%) WATIR
5 2 (4.35%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (4.35%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Military
2 1 (2.17%) Publishing
2 1 (2.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) CSS
1 11 (23.91%) HTML
2 10 (21.74%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Mathematics
1 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.17%) Online Games
3 1 (2.17%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Linux
2 12 (26.09%) Windows
3 7 (15.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) Automated Testing
3 15 (32.61%) Manual Testing
4 14 (30.43%) Test Scripting
5 13 (28.26%) Software Testing
6 9 (19.57%) Test Strategy
7 8 (17.39%) Automation Testing
7 8 (17.39%) TDD
7 8 (17.39%) RAD
8 7 (15.22%) Analytics
8 7 (15.22%) Financial Modelling
8 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
9 6 (13.04%) Multithreading
9 6 (13.04%) Scrum
10 5 (10.87%) Compatibility Testing
11 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (8.70%) User Stories
11 4 (8.70%) Regression Testing
12 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
12 2 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) C#
2 13 (28.26%) C++
3 12 (26.09%) Java
4 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 9 (19.57%) SQL
5 9 (19.57%) Python
6 7 (15.22%) Delphi
7 6 (13.04%) C
8 3 (6.52%) Ruby
9 2 (4.35%) F#
10 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (47.83%) Degree
2 19 (41.30%) ISTQB
3 17 (36.96%) ISEB
4 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.17%) TickIT
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Adobe
3 1 (2.17%) Perforce
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