The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 159 184 160
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.094% 0.083% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.086% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £30,000 £22,125 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.59% -34.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
3027 3479 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.22% 96.56% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2515 2879 2504
Average salary £38,800 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 the East Midlands

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

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
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Nottinghamshire +14 2 £29,500 +53.24%
Leicestershire - 1 £30,000 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 9 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Selenium
3 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) RAD
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) VoIP
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
6 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
6 2 (22.22%) FogBugz
6 2 (22.22%) Social Media
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) MCITP
6 2 (22.22%) VLAN
6 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
6 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (22.22%) RTP
6 2 (22.22%) H.323
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) Management Information System

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) VoIP
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) RTP
3 2 (22.22%) H.323
3 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
3 2 (22.22%) FogBugz
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) WatiN
4 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) Social Media
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) RAD
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) V-Model
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Avaya
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) HP