The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 110 127 121
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 38 24 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.50% 0.86% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 0.90% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 33 24 24
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,010 £27,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,050 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.37%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2404 2670 2959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.98% 95.84% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2017 2352 2455
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
QA Engineer
East of England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +7 28 £34,000 +13.33% 4
Peterborough - 3 £37,500 - 2
QA Engineer
East of England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 53 (100.00%) QA
2 28 (52.83%) Degree
3 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (39.62%) Manual Testing
5 19 (35.85%) SQL
6 18 (33.96%) Finance
7 17 (32.08%) Computer Science
8 15 (28.30%) Selenium
9 13 (24.53%) RAD
9 13 (24.53%) Linux
10 12 (22.64%) .NET
10 12 (22.64%) Automated Testing
10 12 (22.64%) Test Automation
10 12 (22.64%) Test Strategy
11 11 (20.75%) C#
11 11 (20.75%) Windows
12 9 (16.98%) ISEB
12 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
12 9 (16.98%) Python
12 9 (16.98%) ISTQB
12 9 (16.98%) Security Testing
13 8 (15.09%) Multithreading
14 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
14 7 (13.21%) Financial Modelling
14 7 (13.21%) Web Services
14 7 (13.21%) C++
15 6 (11.32%) Java
15 6 (11.32%) Mac OS X
15 6 (11.32%) OO
15 6 (11.32%) Telecoms

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (5.66%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Internet
2 2 (3.77%) HTTP
3 1 (1.89%) RIP
Development Applications
1 15 (28.30%) Selenium
2 5 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.55%) WinRunner
3 4 (7.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.66%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.77%) JIRA
5 2 (3.77%) FitNesse
5 2 (3.77%) JMeter
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) .NET
2 7 (13.21%) Web Services
3 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.66%) HTML
4 3 (5.66%) CSS
5 2 (3.77%) SOAP
5 2 (3.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.43%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.66%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.89%) Physics
4 1 (1.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Linux
2 11 (20.75%) Windows
3 6 (11.32%) Mac OS X
4 4 (7.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (39.62%) Manual Testing
3 13 (24.53%) RAD
4 12 (22.64%) Automated Testing
4 12 (22.64%) Test Automation
4 12 (22.64%) Test Strategy
5 9 (16.98%) Security Testing
6 8 (15.09%) Multithreading
7 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
7 7 (13.21%) Financial Modelling
8 6 (11.32%) OO
8 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
8 6 (11.32%) Software Testing
8 6 (11.32%) Black-Box Testing
8 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.55%) Regression Testing
9 4 (7.55%) TDD
9 4 (7.55%) Analytics
10 3 (5.66%) Bug Management
10 3 (5.66%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) SQL
2 11 (20.75%) C#
3 9 (16.98%) Python
4 7 (13.21%) C++
5 6 (11.32%) Java
6 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.55%) Delphi
8 3 (5.66%) Perl
9 2 (3.77%) C
10 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (52.83%) Degree
2 9 (16.98%) ISEB
2 9 (16.98%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Adobe
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