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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 163 170 168
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 11 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.30% 0.093% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.097% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 1
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.88%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
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
3513 3079 3177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.48% 95.30% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2949 2623 2750
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 19 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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 +4 7 £33,750 +7.14%
Derbyshire - 3 £45,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £30,000 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (40.00%) Selenium
2 8 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) Regression Testing
4 6 (30.00%) TDD
4 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (30.00%) Degree
4 6 (30.00%) Time Management
5 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (25.00%) Logistics
5 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (25.00%) C#
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (20.00%) RAD
6 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (20.00%) Open Source
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
7 3 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
7 3 (15.00%) VoIP
7 3 (15.00%) WAN
7 3 (15.00%) Java
8 2 (10.00%) SQL
8 2 (10.00%) VBScript

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) VoIP
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
2 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (10.00%) DHCP
3 2 (10.00%) RTP
3 2 (10.00%) H.323
3 2 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (10.00%) FogBugz
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (10.00%) WATIR
3 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) Sahi
4 1 (5.00%) WatiN
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.00%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (10.00%) Social Media
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Scrum
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Time Management
4 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Logistics
5 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (20.00%) RAD
6 3 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.00%) BDD
8 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.00%) V-Model
8 1 (5.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) VBScript
3 2 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby
3 2 (10.00%) F#
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (30.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (10.00%) CCNA
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) MCITP
4 1 (5.00%) ISEB
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
1 2 (10.00%) Avaya
1 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) HP