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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 97 107 90
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 12 7 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.98% 0.49% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.50% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 37
Median salary £59,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.21% +18.75%
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +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
1193 1403 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.47% 97.57% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 984 1186 1563
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 May 2016.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 27 (100.00%) QA
2 20 (74.07%) Degree
3 18 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 12 (44.44%) Python
5 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
6 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (33.33%) Java
7 8 (29.63%) Scrum
8 7 (25.93%) Multithreading
9 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
9 6 (22.22%) JIRA
9 6 (22.22%) Linux
10 5 (18.52%) C#
10 5 (18.52%) Bugzilla
10 5 (18.52%) Selenium
10 5 (18.52%) Defect Tracking
10 5 (18.52%) QA Automation
10 5 (18.52%) SDLC
10 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
11 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
11 4 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
11 4 (14.81%) Perl
11 4 (14.81%) OO
12 3 (11.11%) XML
12 3 (11.11%) SQL
12 3 (11.11%) HTML
12 3 (11.11%) Perforce
12 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) JIRA
2 5 (18.52%) Bugzilla
2 5 (18.52%) Selenium
3 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.70%) YouTrack
General
1 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
1 3 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) RESTful
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) Scrum
5 7 (25.93%) Multithreading
6 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (18.52%) QA Automation
7 5 (18.52%) SDLC
8 4 (14.81%) OO
8 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
10 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
10 2 (7.41%) Defect Management
10 2 (7.41%) OOP
10 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
10 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Python
2 9 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (18.52%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) Perl
5 3 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (3.70%) C
6 1 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Perforce
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago