The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 238 234 215
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 24 30 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.39% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.40% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 36
Average salary £33,750 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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 of England 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 of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6957 7486 6811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.13% 96.20% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5901 6155 5838
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

QA Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
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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
Cambridgeshire +15 15 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Hertfordshire -3 6 £27,500 -35.29% 2
Bedfordshire +2 2 £35,000 +12.90% 1
Suffolk - 1 £31,500 -
QA Engineer
England

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 40 (100.00%) QA
2 19 (47.50%) Selenium
3 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (42.50%) Manual Testing
4 15 (37.50%) Degree
5 13 (32.50%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 10 (25.00%) ISEB
7 9 (22.50%) JIRA
7 9 (22.50%) WebDriver
8 8 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 8 (20.00%) LabVIEW
8 8 (20.00%) C++
8 8 (20.00%) Java
8 8 (20.00%) C
9 7 (17.50%) Python
9 7 (17.50%) CRM
9 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
9 7 (17.50%) Scrum
9 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (17.50%) Software Testing
9 7 (17.50%) Automation Testing
10 6 (15.00%) User Stories
10 6 (15.00%) Android
10 6 (15.00%) Performance Testing
11 5 (12.50%) TDD
11 5 (12.50%) Regression Testing
11 5 (12.50%) C#
11 5 (12.50%) SQL

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Selenium
2 9 (22.50%) WebDriver
2 9 (22.50%) JIRA
3 8 (20.00%) LabVIEW
4 3 (7.50%) JMeter
5 2 (5.00%) Appium
6 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.50%) Calabash
6 1 (2.50%) Ranorex
General
1 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Electronics
3 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.50%) User Experience
4 3 (7.50%) iPhone
4 3 (7.50%) iPad
5 2 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (5.00%) Spread Betting
6 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (42.50%) Manual Testing
2 8 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 7 (17.50%) Software Testing
3 7 (17.50%) CRM
3 7 (17.50%) Scrum
3 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (17.50%) Automation Testing
4 6 (15.00%) User Stories
4 6 (15.00%) Performance Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 5 (12.50%) TDD
5 5 (12.50%) SDLC
5 5 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.00%) Web Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) C++
1 8 (20.00%) Java
1 8 (20.00%) C
2 7 (17.50%) Python
3 5 (12.50%) C#
3 5 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Degree
2 10 (25.00%) ISEB
3 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.00%) Temenos
2 1 (2.50%) Xamarin
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