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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 114 108 112
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 10 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.61% 1.01% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.05% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 22
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.87% -

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
1584 1909 2240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 97.18% 96.71% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1310 1545 1805
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 20 January 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 -5 7 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Peterborough - 3 £45,000 -
QA Engineer
East of England

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 20 (100.00%) QA
2 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 13 (65.00%) Scrum
4 10 (50.00%) Python
5 8 (40.00%) Selenium
5 8 (40.00%) C#
6 7 (35.00%) Manual Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
7 6 (30.00%) Degree
7 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Ruby
8 5 (25.00%) TDD
8 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (20.00%) Linux
9 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Subversion
9 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
9 4 (20.00%) BDD
10 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (15.00%) JIRA
10 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (15.00%) ISEB
10 3 (15.00%) Java
10 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (15.00%) MS Office
10 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
10 3 (15.00%) C

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 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (20.00%) Subversion
3 3 (15.00%) JIRA
4 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.00%) JUnit
4 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.00%) Gatling
5 1 (5.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Electronics
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) REST
1 1 (5.00%) RESTful
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (65.00%) Scrum
3 7 (35.00%) Manual Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (25.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) BDD
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
8 2 (10.00%) Analytics
8 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
8 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
8 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
9 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Python
2 8 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) Ruby
4 3 (15.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits+Perks
Posted: 2 days ago