The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 114 127 100
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 17 7 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.89% 0.34% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.34% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 39
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £39,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
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
1864 2046 2431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 97.29% 98.04% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1550 1701 2013
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridgeshire region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

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 31 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +8 12 £59,000 +24.21% 5
Peterborough - 3 £30,000 - 1
QA Engineer
East of England

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) QA
2 21 (67.74%) Degree
3 18 (58.06%) Test Automation
4 13 (41.94%) Python
5 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (32.26%) Scrum
6 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
7 9 (29.03%) Java
8 8 (25.81%) Manual Testing
9 7 (22.58%) Multithreading
9 7 (22.58%) Automation Testing
9 7 (22.58%) Linux
10 6 (19.35%) JIRA
10 6 (19.35%) Selenium
10 6 (19.35%) Regression Testing
10 6 (19.35%) C#
10 6 (19.35%) Defect Tracking
10 6 (19.35%) QA Automation
11 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
11 5 (16.13%) SDLC
11 5 (16.13%) SQL
11 5 (16.13%) Bugzilla
12 4 (12.90%) OO
12 4 (12.90%) Perl
12 4 (12.90%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
12 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
13 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
13 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (9.68%) XML

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) JIRA
1 6 (19.35%) Selenium
2 5 (16.13%) Bugzilla
3 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) TestComplete
4 1 (3.23%) YouTrack
General
1 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
1 3 (9.68%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) RESTful
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Test Automation
2 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) Scrum
3 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
4 8 (25.81%) Manual Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Automation Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Multithreading
6 6 (19.35%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (19.35%) QA Automation
6 6 (19.35%) Regression Testing
7 5 (16.13%) SDLC
8 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
8 4 (12.90%) OO
8 4 (12.90%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
10 2 (6.45%) Defect Management
10 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Python
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) C#
4 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 4 (12.90%) Perl
6 2 (6.45%) C++
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Perforce
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago