The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 117 124 125
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 15 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.71% 0.85% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.89% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 10
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
QA Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1986 2362 2128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.03% 95.40% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1713 1873 1826
Average salary £43,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region.

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

QA Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +8 13 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Peterborough -5 1 £35,000 -
QA Engineer
East of England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 17 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (64.71%) Selenium
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Degree
4 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
5 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
5 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
5 6 (35.29%) CRM
6 5 (29.41%) Python
6 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
6 5 (29.41%) JIRA
6 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (23.53%) Web Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Scrum
8 3 (17.65%) Java
8 3 (17.65%) ISEB
8 3 (17.65%) Android
8 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
8 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
8 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
8 3 (17.65%) User Stories
8 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
8 3 (17.65%) User Experience
8 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (11.76%) Appium
9 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (11.76%) SDLC
9 2 (11.76%) DevOps
9 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Selenium
2 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
3 5 (29.41%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) JMeter
4 2 (11.76%) Appium
5 1 (5.88%) Calabash
5 1 (5.88%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (11.76%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
3 6 (35.29%) CRM
3 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) Web Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 3 (17.65%) User Stories
7 2 (11.76%) DevOps
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.76%) OO
7 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (17.65%) ISEB
2 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Xamarin
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