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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 98 99 107
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 7 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.50% 1.32% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 1.40% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 12
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
1342 1645 1583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.24% 94.05% 94.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1132 1358 1431
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 2015.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 6 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) CRM
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) User Experience
6 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (60.00%) Selenium
1 6 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) MSTest
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) eggPlant
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
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 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
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