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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 115 111 121
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 12 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.66% 1.01% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.05% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 22
Median salary £46,250 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,100 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
1755 2001 2419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.32% 95.93% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1459 1716 1913
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 0 12 £46,250 +23.33% 4
QA Engineer
East of England

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 28 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (53.57%) Test Automation
3 14 (50.00%) Degree
4 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (35.71%) Regression Testing
5 9 (32.14%) Java
5 9 (32.14%) Manual Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 8 (28.57%) Multithreading
6 8 (28.57%) Python
7 7 (25.00%) Linux
7 7 (25.00%) Scrum
8 6 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (21.43%) Automation Testing
9 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
10 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 4 (14.29%) Web Services
10 4 (14.29%) C#
10 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
10 4 (14.29%) JIRA
10 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
10 4 (14.29%) RESTful
11 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (10.71%) QA Automation
11 3 (10.71%) Selenium
11 3 (10.71%) Web Testing
11 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
11 3 (10.71%) SQL
11 3 (10.71%) SOAP
11 3 (10.71%) ISEB

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 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) Selenium
3 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.57%) Gatling
4 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) JMeter
4 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.57%) TestComplete
4 1 (3.57%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) RESTful
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) SOAP
3 2 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Test Automation
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Regression Testing
3 9 (32.14%) Manual Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 7 (25.00%) Scrum
6 6 (21.43%) Automation Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (10.71%) QA Automation
9 3 (10.71%) Web Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Exploratory Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
11 1 (3.57%) Analytics
11 1 (3.57%) Data Analytics
11 1 (3.57%) Defect Tracking
11 1 (3.57%) Predictive Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) C
5 2 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Posted: 2 days ago
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