The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 79 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.46% - 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% - 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £37,500 - £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
QA Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
635 879 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.50% 97.13% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 494 712 591
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £52,000 £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 Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Dorset region.

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Dorset

QA Engineer
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Bournemouth - 3 £37,500 -
QA Engineer
South West

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Temenos T24
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (66.67%) Cash Management
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Process Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) OLTP
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) TestDirector
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Financial Institution
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Green Hat

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Temenos T24
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (66.67%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) TestDirector
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (66.67%) Financial Institution
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cash Management
1 2 (66.67%) Process Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Green Hat