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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 105 98 98
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 5 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.42% 1.01% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 1.03% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 18
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.91%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
1135 1451 1541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.62% 97.78% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 912 1124 1239
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) Python
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Selenium
4 4 (40.00%) Subversion
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) C
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
6 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Ruby
6 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (20.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) JUnit
6 2 (20.00%) C++
6 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science

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 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) JUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Disruptive Innovation
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Physics
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £42k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
Posted: 24 days ago