The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East Midlands region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 169 177 180
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 13 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.40% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 6
Median salary £45,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,700 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £40,000 £36,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
QA Engineer
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 East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3137 3533 3571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 97.60% 97.52% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2500 2803 3038
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in the East Midlands

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

QA Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
Leicestershire -4 6 £42,500 +44.68%
Derbyshire +22 5 £32,500 +11.11% 2
Nottinghamshire -6 2 £48,750 +50.00% 1
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 East Midlands region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) QA
2 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (57.14%) Selenium
4 17 (48.57%) JIRA
5 16 (45.71%) Test Scripting
6 14 (40.00%) Automated Testing
7 12 (34.29%) Performance Testing
7 12 (34.29%) Finance
8 10 (28.57%) Cucumber
8 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (28.57%) Java
9 9 (25.71%) ISEB
9 9 (25.71%) Integration Testing
9 9 (25.71%) SDLC
10 8 (22.86%) BDD
10 8 (22.86%) C#
10 8 (22.86%) ISTQB
11 7 (20.00%) Manual Testing
11 7 (20.00%) SQL
11 7 (20.00%) REST
11 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
11 7 (20.00%) Automation Testing
12 6 (17.14%) Mobile App
12 6 (17.14%) Scrum
13 5 (14.29%) Retail
13 5 (14.29%) Subversion
13 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
13 5 (14.29%) RESTful
13 5 (14.29%) Usability Testing
13 5 (14.29%) Ruby

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 20 (57.14%) Selenium
2 17 (48.57%) JIRA
3 10 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 5 (14.29%) Appium
4 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 5 (14.29%) Subversion
4 5 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 3 (8.57%) Ranorex
6 2 (5.71%) TestDirector
7 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.86%) CasperJS
7 1 (2.86%) Concordion
7 1 (2.86%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.86%) JBehave
7 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.86%) JUnit
7 1 (2.86%) Maven
7 1 (2.86%) TestNG
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) REST
2 5 (14.29%) Gherkin
2 5 (14.29%) RESTful
3 3 (8.57%) CSS
3 3 (8.57%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) .NET
4 2 (5.71%) Node.js
5 1 (2.86%) Ajax
5 1 (2.86%) Behat
5 1 (2.86%) HTML5
5 1 (2.86%) JSON
5 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) EPoS
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Android
1 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) Test Scripting
3 14 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 12 (34.29%) Performance Testing
5 9 (25.71%) Integration Testing
5 9 (25.71%) SDLC
6 8 (22.86%) BDD
7 7 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 6 (17.14%) Scrum
9 5 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Functional Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
9 5 (14.29%) QA Automation
9 5 (14.29%) Usability Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Defect Management
10 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
11 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (8.57%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) C#
3 7 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (5.71%) Scala
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) ISEB
2 8 (22.86%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
1 1 (2.86%) SAP
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