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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 122 114 102
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 8 14 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.36% 0.66% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.69% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 37
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
2139 2029 2493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.07% 96.25% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1724 1680 2159
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 26 January 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 6 £40,000 - 3
Peterborough - 2 - -
QA Engineer
East of England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 33 (100.00%) QA
2 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (57.58%) C#
3 19 (57.58%) C++
4 18 (54.55%) Automated Testing
5 12 (36.36%) Scrum
6 10 (30.30%) Selenium
7 9 (27.27%) ISTQB
7 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (27.27%) ISEB
8 8 (24.24%) .NET
8 8 (24.24%) Manual Testing
9 7 (21.21%) Java
9 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
9 7 (21.21%) CSS
10 6 (18.18%) Degree
11 5 (15.15%) TDD
11 5 (15.15%) HTTP
11 5 (15.15%) HTML
12 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
12 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
12 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
12 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (12.12%) Agile Testing
13 3 (9.09%) JIRA
13 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
13 3 (9.09%) Compatibility Testing
13 3 (9.09%) Internet
13 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
13 3 (9.09%) Functional Programming

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) HTTP
2 3 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Selenium
2 3 (9.09%) JIRA
3 2 (6.06%) JUnit
3 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.06%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (6.06%) TestComplete
3 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 7 (21.21%) CSS
3 5 (15.15%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) Web Services
4 2 (6.06%) REST
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) UNIX
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Automated Testing
3 12 (36.36%) Scrum
4 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (24.24%) Manual Testing
6 5 (15.15%) TDD
7 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) Agile Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 3 (9.09%) Compatibility Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Functional Programming
8 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.06%) BDD
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.06%) Security Testing
9 2 (6.06%) User Stories
9 2 (6.06%) Bug Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) C#
1 19 (57.58%) C++
2 7 (21.21%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Python
3 2 (6.06%) Ruby
3 2 (6.06%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) ISEB
1 9 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 6 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Quark
2 1 (3.03%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-35k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £27500 - £32500 per annum + Fantastic prospects
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: £0 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago