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

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 114 115 118
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 7 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.42% 0.70% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.72% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7 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 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
1606 2086 2192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.77% 97.16% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1267 1623 1789
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £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 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
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 24 February 2017. 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 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 0 5 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Peterborough - 2 £45,000 -
QA Engineer
East of England

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) Selenium
4 8 (53.33%) C#
4 8 (53.33%) Python
5 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Ruby
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
6 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (26.67%) Subversion
7 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
7 4 (26.67%) BDD
8 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) C
8 3 (20.00%) Java
9 2 (13.33%) Perl
9 2 (13.33%) SQL
9 2 (13.33%) C++
9 2 (13.33%) JUnit
9 2 (13.33%) Linux
9 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
9 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 2 (13.33%) Analytics
9 2 (13.33%) Multithreading

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (26.67%) Subversion
3 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) JUnit
3 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (60.00%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (26.67%) BDD
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (13.33%) Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
7 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
7 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Disruptive Innovation
8 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Physics
8 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
1 8 (53.33%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) Ruby
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £42k DOE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
Posted: 21 days ago