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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 165 171 191
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 4 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.063% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.065% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Average salary £35,000 £28,250 £22,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.89% +27.68%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
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
3071 3094 3505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 97.00% 97.36% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2393 2554 2870
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,900 £50,000 £53,458
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 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
(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 +11 4 £35,000 +32.07% 1
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (57.89%) SDLC
4 9 (47.37%) ISEB
5 8 (42.11%) Finance
5 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
6 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
6 6 (31.58%) Manual Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
8 4 (21.05%) Electronic Trading
9 3 (15.79%) Web Services
9 3 (15.79%) C#
9 3 (15.79%) Selenium
9 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Degree
9 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
9 3 (15.79%) Life Science
9 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
10 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
10 2 (10.53%) Windows Phone
10 2 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (10.53%) Apache Cordova
10 2 (10.53%) JIRA
10 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (10.53%) Kanban
10 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
10 2 (10.53%) Android
10 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (10.53%) RESTful
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.26%) Ranorex
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Publishing
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) CSS3
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) HTML5
2 2 (10.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Android
1 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) SDLC
3 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
4 6 (31.58%) Manual Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
7 2 (10.53%) BDD
7 2 (10.53%) Kanban
7 2 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) ISEB
2 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago